We came across this Mega Fruit Stand on the corner of Frederick Douglass Boulevard and 116th facing Harlem Tavern late Saturday night. A group of us friends leaving tavern bought fresh fruit for juicing, for breakfast and for the week.
Huge variety and quantity. Good prices. Friendly service.
Would love to see them add a juicer and payment via Square. We hope that this stand stays throughout the summer with late hours.
(*Photoshop, antique painting)
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Things seem to be coming along for the opening of Barawine neighborhood restaurant on the bright sunny corner of Lenox Ave Malcolm X Boulevard and 120th Street. After leaving the opening of Harlem Shake the other day, we walked 4 blocks down on Lenox to check on the progress of Barawine. Nicely situated on the north east corner of the avenue next to the charming Settepani restaurant. This will add to this section of Lenox Avenue where further up there are a cluster of restaurants Sylvia’s, Les Ambassades, Corner Social, Red Rooster, Cove Lounge, Chez Lucienne and the new Harlem Shake.
The signage which use to read coming soon Winter 2013 now says Spring 2013. I predict soon it will read Summer 2013 as they appear to be a few weeks away from their opening day. Word on the street (and from one of the workman who will remain nameless) said they were waiting on their liquer license and clearance for outdoor seating. We are hopeful for this new addition to the neighborhood in Harlem. Stay tuned for further information and their official opening date.
200 Lenox Avenue Malcolm X Boulevard
New York, NY 10027
Posted in Central Harlem, Drink, Food, New York City, Restaurants
Tagged 120th street, @HarlemHCL, Barawine, Barawine Neighborhood Restaruant, Barawine Restaurant, Harlem, Harlem resrtaurants, harlem restaurant row, HarlemCondoLife.com, Lenox Avenue, Malcolm X Boulevard, new restaurants, New Restaurants in Harlem, new york city, restaurant row, Settepani, Trends
HarlemCondoLife is honoured to be featured in AMNewYork’s excellent two full-page spread on South Harlem (SoHa). The piece by reporter Lisa Fraser appeared on 3/14 in AMNewYork’s paper and digital editions.
The piece is well written and provides a great deal of history and current reference information about this little corner of the village of Harlem. Including real estate, transportation, education, shopping, eating, the arts, the parks, the people and “the buzz”.
Below is one of several quotes:
The article makes clear that this slice of Harlem continues to mature from when we first coined it Harlem’s Restaurant Row into something even more special. A place that we – the current writers for HarlemCondoLife.com, all of whom are original founders as well – call “home”.
We want to thank AMNewYork’s Lisa Fraser for reaching out to us a few weeks back and including HarlemCondoLife.com in the research for her article.
Click here to read the full article.
Click here to see more press coverage featuring HarlemCondoLife.com, including the New York Times.
Herve’ Jean-Baptiste a.k.a HarlemGuy | Current writer for and an original founder of HarlemCondoLife.com.
Posted in Culture, Education, Entertainment, Food, Health & Wellness, History, Music, Press coverage about HCL, Real Estate
Tagged @HarlemHCL, AMNew York, AMNewYork, Frederick Douglass Boulevard, harlem restaurant row, Harlem Restaurants, HarlemCondoLife.com, Menu Harlem Hot Spots, Real Estate, restaurant row, SoHa
A friend to Harlem Condo Life informed us that Bad Horse Pizza had a fire the other night. There were 4 fire trucks and a window had to be broken to put out the fire. Other than that there was minimal damage done, thankfully. It was a small fire and they were open for business the following day.
We’re glad that it didn’t turn into anything more major and that their business was not affected.
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Tagged @HarlemHCL, Bad Horse Pizza, Fire, Fire Department, Frederick Douglass Boulevard, Harlem, HarlemCondoLife.com, news, nyc, Pizza, restaurant row