Ode to Harlem

There’s no place like Harlem in the summertime. It’s my favorite time of year because everyone is out on the stoops taking in the sun we waited all 7 months of winter for. The kids are splashing through the water that shoots from the busted fire hydrants and laughing uncontrollably. We watch on knowing full well that our water pressure…
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Whole Foods Market Harlem Grand Opening & Giveaway

It’s finally happening, Whole Foods Market is coming to Harlem! It’s actually already here and I’ve walked past it on 125th and Lenox everyday on my way to work. I’ve been willing it to open so I can finally be 10 minutes away from my beloved 365 by Whole Foods Market Whole Leaf Filtered Aloe Vera Juice. It’s the mainstay…
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Harlem Edit: What to See & Do Uptown

So you’ve made it to the last installment of The Harlem Edit. I really do love this neighborhood especially in the summer time. It’s the best place to be. You can sit on a stoop or at many of the numerous parks and just have a picnic and take it all in. Or you can visit some of the mainstays…
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Harlem Edit: Where to Shop Uptown

Harlem is not a shopping destination the way 5th Avenue and Soho are when it comes to huge brand names. But nonetheless Harlem is a wonderful place to shop local talent. There are new shops popping up every year and I love stumbling across them. I make it my business to be a patron and shop in my own neighborhood…
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Harlem Edit: Where to Eat Uptown

I’ve lived in New York City for 11 years and in Harlem for 8 years. I thinks it’s about time I do a Harlem Edit, listing all the best things to do and see as well as where to shop and EAT! I remember the first time I got off the 2 train at 125th street and Lenox in 2007…
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I admit went I first moved to New York City, I didn’t know too much about Harlem. I had been once while in High School with a friend just to check out The Apollo. We also checked out NYU and Columbia’s campus’ because I was considering applying to colleges in New York City. Fast forward 5 years later and I…
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