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The Essential Uptown Guide To Shopping, Dining, Arts & Culture 2016-2017

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Credits Produced by Experience: Harlem For more information contact or 212 933 0964. Editorial by Kysha Harris CopyrightŠ 2016. All rights reserved. Experience: Harlem


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See 6 Galleries Historic Landmarks Movies/Film Museums/Cultural Institutions Theaters Performance Hear 15 Music The Word 17 Taste African American Asian Bakeries BBQ Coffee/Tea Fast Bites French Indian Italian Latin American Middle Eastern Southern/Soul Vegetarian Entertainment/Bar/Lounge Shop 50 Accessories/Apparel Children Flowers Groceries Health/Beauty Health/Fitness Home Furnishings/Accessories Services Spa/Salon/Barber Specialty Wines/Spirits





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SEE Galleries Essie Green Galleries 419A Convent Ave 212 368 9635 Founded in 1979 in Brooklyn, now located in historic Sugar Hill, this gallery specializes in the works of the Black master artists, celebrating a roster of some of the most heralded artists of our time including Romare Bearden, Charles Alston, Lois Mailou Jones and Sam Gilliam. HARLEM Hamilton Landmark Galleries 467 W 144th St 212 281 7667 Carrying the best in contemporary art since its inception in 1997, this institution has presented more than 70 painters, sculptors, ceramists, photographers and other artists from the Americas, Asia, the Caribbean and Europe. HARLEM Rio II Gallery 583 Riverside Dr, 7th Fl 212 568 2030 This space located in the penthouse of The Rio apartments, with spectacular river views, showcases the work of emerging African-American and Latino artists. Also presents performances by musicians, poets, writers and dancers. HARLEM


Taller Boricua Galleries at Julio de Burgos Latino Cultural Center 1680 Lexington Ave 212 831 4333 A part of El Barrio for over 40 years, this gallery and multi-disciplinary cultural space seeks to use art as a tool to stimulate the community’s social, cultural and economic development by offering dynamic and provocative exhibitions. HARLEM The Hispanic Society of America W 155th and Broadway 212 926 2234 Comprised of a vast collection of art, including paintings, prints, sculpture, textiles and more plus architectural records and archaeological artifacts, this museum and library will engage you in the rich history of Spanish culture from the Middle Ages to the present. WAHI The Sol Studio 2073 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr Blvd 646 559 8368 Inspired by the portrait photography of James Van Der Zee during the Harlem Renaissance, this flagship location of The Sol Studio celebrates the art of the neighborhood while embracing the creativity of emerging world artists. Looking for an event space? Here you will find a modern blank canvas for your creations. HARLEM

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The first memorial to an African Historic Landmarks American in Central Park, this capAmerican Academy of Arts tivating 25 ft. tall, black patinated and Letters bronze structure features an 8 ft. 633 W 155th St tall statue of the legendary jazz 212 368 5900 king. HARLEM This fascinating neighborhood gem 409 Edgecombe Ave houses an honorary society of the 155th St and St Nicholas Pl most prestigious members in the In a neighborhood so rich with hisfields of literature, music and fine arts in the United States. Their mis- tory one can feel the strength and sion is to foster and sustain interest perseverance vibrating from the concrete, stand here! Overlooking in these creative pursuits through exhibition and philanthropy. WAHI the north end of Jackie Robinson Park, this address was the former home of many African-American Audubon Park Historic District intellectuals most notably W.E.B. 155th & 156th St to Riverside Dr DuBois and Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. WAHI Get some fresh eyes on the area that stretches from 155th to 158th streets and from Broadway west to Frederick Douglass Memorial 110th St & Frederick Douglass Blvd the Hudson. Re-imagine it as the He stands on the northwest corner estate of one person, John James of Central Park at the intersection Audubon, back when there was of 110th street, watching over more elbowroom in the city. This the boulevard named after him. 2009 landmark newbie will now be preserved as inspiration for your Abolitionist, orator, writer, man, the Frederick Douglass Memorial highfuture estate! WAHI lights his accomplishments with sculpture and a space to reflect, Castle Village celebrate and welcome you to the 200 Cabrini Blvd village of Harlem. HARLEM Now a unique co-op apartment General Grant building enclave, this 1939 develNational Memorial opment was only a part of the former Charles Paterno estate. Views Riverside Dr & 122nd St 212 666 1640 of the stately George Washington Bridge and the magnificent Hudson Completed in 1897 and the largest tomb in North America, this majesRiver that flows under it only guild tic granite and marble site overlookthe lily. WAHI ing the Hudson and Harlem Rivers is the final resting place of Gen. Duke Ellington Memorial Ulysses S. Grant. HARLEM 110th St & 5th Ave 212 310 6600

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Is that a Tudor style building in George Washington Bridge Manhattan?! Your eyes are not 179th St & Fort Washington Ave deceiving you. This cluster of buildings features beautiful private Designed by Othmar H. Ammann and completed in 1931, the bridge gardens. Designed by George F. Pelham, it was one of the first was once the longest in the world. cooperative apartment complexes It spans the Hudson in one pure in New York City. WAHI line for 3,500 feet connecting Manhattan to Fort Lee, New Jersey Red Lighthouse – and features a pedestrian and bicycle path. This gem is only made Jeffery’s Hook Lighthouse Fort Washington Park @ 178th St better when the lights are on at 212 360 8282 night! WAHI Dwarfed only by the behemoth Hamilton Heights Historic George Washington Bridge under District which it resides, this is the little 142nd – 145th Sts btwn Amsterred lighthouse that could. Though dam & St Nicholas Aves its lights have dimmed today it 212 281 4442 serves as a beacon for tourists, Comprising the areas of Hamilton pedestrians and cyclists seeking Heights, Sugar Hill and West a landmark, meeting point and Harlem, this district boasts some respite along their travels up and of New York’s richest and diverse architecture. Be sure to take a tour. down the Hudson River. WAHI HARLEM Margaret Corbin Circle High Bridge Water Tower & Park Fort Washington Ave @ Cabrini Blvd 212 795 1388 • Amsterdam Ave and 174th St Passed by hundreds of visitors Upper Manhattan really does have everyday, this area at the mouth of Fort Tryon Park and the Cloisters it all especially when you add a gorgeous aqueduct and the oldest Museum celebrates a heroine of the American Revolution who took standing bridge in NYC to the mix. the place of her slain husband at Newly opened, the landmarked High Bridge flows with pedestrians the cannon in the Battle of Fort Washington. “Who run[s] the and sightseers where water once did. Nature lovers and architecture world? Girls!” WAHI junkies shouldn’t miss Highbridge Morris-Jumel Mansion Park and Water Tower for some 65 Jumel Terrace scenic adventures too! WAHI Built in 1765, the Morris-Jumel Hudson View Gardens Mansion is the oldest house in 116 Pinehurst Ave Manhattan highlighting over 200 8

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years of New York history, art and culture. Now a museum, this landmark location served as our first President’s headquarters during the Battle of Harlem Heights perhaps due to it being located on the second highest point in Manhattan. HARLEM Mount Morris Park Historic District 119 – 124th Sts btwn Lenox Ave & Mount Morris Park W With homes built in the 1880s and 1890s, this enclave boasts some of New York’s most elegant townhouses. The annual house tour is an absolute must for home design enthusiasts and the simply curious alike. HARLEM Pumpkin House 16 Chittenden Ave No, it doesn’t look like a jack-o-lantern, but certainly there are tricks AND treats to be had. This private one family home perched on an elevated pier tricks the eye as to how it was constructed in the 1920’s. The treat is the view of it and surely from it of the Hudson River. WAHI

Saint Frances X Cabrini Shrine 701 Fort Washington Ave 212 923 3536 shrine_ny Although born in Italy, Frances Xavier “Mother” Cabrini became a U.S. citizen and was the first American to become a saint. She was sent to the United States by the Catholic Church and set about hospitals, orphanages, schools and nurseries. She was the founder of the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart and was known as the Patroness of Immigrants. WAHI Strivers Row 138th – 139th Sts btwn Adam Clayton Powell, Jr & Frederick Douglass Blvds 212 281 4442 Legends like Eubie Blake, Fletcher Henderson, W.C. Handy and Adam Clayton Powell, Jr once called these exquisite, hallowed townhouses home. HARLEM

Swing Low: Harriett Tubman Memorial 121st St @ Frederick Douglass Blvd & St Nicholas Ave A once barren traffic triangle was Roger Morris Apartment House reborn as Harriet Tubman Square when the statue was raised to 555 Edgecombe Ave celebrate her determination and This white brick terra-cotta building, strength helping to free slaves via the Underground Railroad. She referred to as the “Triple Nickel,” faces south to remind visitors of was designated as a landmark in the multiple dangerous journeys 1993. It was the former home of she took for the freedom of others. such celebrities as Count Basie, An American hero! HARLEM Paul Robeson and Kenneth Clark; athletes Joe Louis, Jesse Owens and Althea Gibson. WAHI

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Sylvan Terrace 160th – 162nd Sts/Edgecombe & St Nicholas Aves As if off the set of a movie, this cluster of 20 Victorian wood frame row houses surrounding the Morris-Jumel Mansion built for police officers and subway workers makes you feel out of place in your 21st century garb. Oh if that cobblestone street could talk…WAHI Trinity Cemetery and Mausoleum 155th St @ Riverside Dr 212 368 1600 Founded in 1842, this is the only remaining active cemetery on the island of Manhattan, offering beauty, tranquility, and serenity in one of Manhattan’s most historic settings. The Cemetery is the final resting place of naturalist John James Audubon, actor Jerry “Lennie Briscoe” Orbach, and former New York City mayor Ed Koch. WAHI Museums/Cultural Institutions Audubon Ballroom Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center 3940 Broadway 212 568 1341 Built by movie mogul William Fox in 1912 for large events, the Audubon Ballroom became best known as the place Black Muslim leader, Malcolm X, was assassinated while giving a speech to the Organization of Afro-American Unity. Today, in his honor, the building houses the Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center. 10

A life-sized statue of Malcolm X stands in the lobby. WAHI El Museo del Barrio 1230 5th Ave 212 831 7272 New York’s premier Latino arts institution, housing dazzling an 8,000-piece collection of Caribbean and Latin American art, pre-Columbian to the present. HARLEM Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling 898 St Nicholas Ave 212 335 0004 The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling invites children and their families to come and explore the limitless boundaries of imagination! Come be inspired by art, and to create your own. HARLEM Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) 645 St Nicholas Ave 212 926 4100 One of the most important arts organizations in the city and to the Harlem community, HSA serves over 3,000 students annually in the artistic disciplines of dance, music, theater and the visual arts. HARLEM Museum of the City of New York 1220 5th Ave 212 534 1673 Learn all about the fascinating and diverse past, present and future

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of the Big Apple in this museum housing over 1.5 million objects and images celebrating America’s greatest city. HARLEM Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture 515 Lenox Ave 212 491 2200 One of the world’s largest research centers devoted to people of the African diaspora. The Center also hosts relevant film screenings, concerts, lectures, events and exhibits. HARLEM Studio Museum in Harlem 144 W 125th St 212 864 4500 America’s premiere museum for art by people of African descent. The gift shop carries art books, stationary, jewelry and more. Target Free Sundays are a great way to experience the museum for the first time. HARLEM The Cloisters Museum and Gardens 212 923 3700 Thanks to the generosity of John D. Rockefeller, Jr. this museum and the surrounding Fort Tryon Park exist today for our pleasure. Formerly one of his estates he donated to the City of New York, The Cloisters is a branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art dedicated to the art and architecture of medieval Europe. WAHI

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The National Jazz Museum in Harlem 58 W 129th St 212 348 8300 In one of the birthplaces of Jazz, this Harlem museum celebrates the beauty of the riff, the soul of the sound and the life of the music with concerts, courses and events. HARLEM The National Track and Field Hall of Fame 168th St & Fort Washington Ave 212 923 1803 Need a little inspiration to start that workout routine? Take a trip to the new state-of-the-art museum dedicated to the sport of track and field. Start with the short film on the history of the sport and then conduct some “interviews” to get advice from the elite of U.S. track and field. You’ll be beating the pavement before you know it! WAHI Performance Aaron Davis Hall The City College of New York 160 Convent Ave 212 650 6900 This city institution is the largest performing arts center in Manhattan north of Lincoln Center. Its two theaters and studio complex showcase multicultural performances that include everything from literary readings and dance to music and film. Currently in metamorphosis with over $12 million of capital improvements being done over the exp e r i en ce h ar l e m .c o m


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next four years, Aaron Davis Hall is here now and for many generations to come. HARLEM

DTH is one of the most renowned ballet companies in the world. Founded on a dream in 1969, this treasure of an institution trains and presents gifted dancers of African descent and beyond. International. Classic. Superb. That IS DTH!

Broadway Performing Arts Center 178 Bennett Ave 917 312 6263 Faison Firehouse 6 Hancock Pl Founded in 2008 by professional 212 665 7716 dancer and choreographer Tina Casula Gross, Broadway PerformAs one of the only privately owned ing Arts Center teaches a variety theaters in Harlem, this 130-seat of dance styles including classical ballet, tap, jazz and hip-hop to chil- venue includes a fine arts gallery, a dren of all ages. Shuffle-ball-change private library and museum, a rehearsal facility and cabaret theater. your way to stardom! WAHI The formerly real firehouse might be decommissioned, but the heat Cabrini Repertory Theater is turned way up inside. HARLEM 701 Fort Washington Ave Harlem Stage Helping young playwrights, mu150 Convent Ave sicians and visual artists present work through education and prepa- 212 281 9240 ration, this theater goes above and Harlem Stage is a performing beyond the usual limitations and arts center that celebrates and rules to extract the best of their perpetuates the unique and artists. WAHI diverse legacy of Harlem and the indelible impression it has made Classical Theatre of Harlem on American culture. Located on 566 W 159th St #44 Convent Ave at W 135th St, this 347 688 6304 venue is a stunning New York City and national landmark. HARLEM CTH is committed to returning the “classics” to Harlem. The award-winMama Foundation for the Arts ning theater presents the works 149 W 126th St of Shakespeare, August Wilson, Euripides, Melvin Van Peebles and 212 280 1045 others to the community. HARLEM Inspired by the worldwide success of the award-winning Mama, I Want Dance Theatre of Harlem to Sing, the Foundation’s mission 466 W 152nd St is to promote the history of gospel, 212 690 2800 jazz and R&B for all generations. 12

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Executive Director, and Harlem legend, Vy Higginsen provides training and employment to performing artists. HARLEM National Black Theatre 2031 5th Ave 212 722 3800 Since 1968, this remarkable institute for dramatic arts has played host to innumerable plays, lectures, workshops and symposia on the African American journey. Currently in its 47th season, NBT continues to be a strong outlet for the Harlem community. HARLEM New Heritage Theater Group 253 W 138th St 212 926 2550 Started in 1964 as the New Heritage Repertory Theatre, the New Heritage Theater Group is the oldest Black nonprofit theater company in New York City. What began as a mission to preserve classic works of Black theater has expanded to provide training, experience and exposure to new and established artists. Bravo! HARLEM Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA) 178 Bennett Ave 212 568 4396 Launched in 2007, NoMAA’s mission is to cultivate, support and promote the works of artists and arts organizations in Northern Manhattan. NoMAA advocates for artists and art groups who live 14

and work in northern Manhattan and contribute to the vitality and progress of the community. WAHI Take Wing And Soar Productions, Inc. 45 Tiemann Pl 212 696 6575 The name of this organization paints a picture of their mission to help classical actors of color realize their full potential by offering professional opportunities as well as pre-professional preparation and referrals. HARLEM United Palace of Cultural Arts (UPCA) 175th St & Broadway 212 568 6700 Originally a large ornate vaudeville theater, UPCA was converted into large movie house. Today it focuses on transforming the lives of youth and residents by engaging them in performing and visual arts that originate from the neighborhood and around the world. Visit to take it in and make history! WAHI Movies/Film ImageNation/Raw Space 2031 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr Blvd 212 340 1874 The Raw Space on the avenue was created to establish art-house cinema about and for people of color. With an outdoor film festival, readings, exhibits, screenings and other diverse programming enlightenment isn’t far away. HARLEM

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Magic Johnson Theater 2309 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 665 6923 This is your local Harlem movie theater. First-run Hollywood movies and an occasional art house film (half-price before noon) are what you’ll find at this former NBA great turned entrepreneur’s successful theater chain. HARLEM

ary performers of today. The Apollo Music Café program showcases the new legends of tomorrow. HARLEM The Riverside Theatre 91 Claremont Ave 212 870 6784 Located inside the historic Riverside Church, this first-class theater presents exceptional theater, dance, film and more. Perfect for the whole family from Youth Theater to the New York Family Arts Festival. HARLEM

Maysles Cinema 343 Lenox Ave 212 537 6843 Founded by legendary documentaHEAR ry filmmaker Albert Maysles and a part of this film master’s non-profit Music American Legion Post #398 uptown film institute, this cinema specializes in bringing independent 248 W 132nd St 212 283 9701 documentary film and video to Mark your calendars! Sunday and uptown audiences. HARLEM Thursday nights are all about the best in live jazz at this authentic MIST Harlem haunt in the American 46 W 116th St Legion lodge uptown. If that is not 212 828 6478 enough, enjoy good affordable soul food too! Toe-tappin’ AND lipSustainably built in Harlem’s smackin’ allowed! HARLEM first green building, The Kalahari, MIST is a fair trade cultural center Agua Roja Restaurant & Lounge housing three state of the art studios used for various events and 220 Nagle Ave 646 559 0440 screenings. Their coffee shop has become a local gathering space Need a little (literally) late night (afHARLEM ter 10PM) spot in your life? Smoke the hookah and drink cocktails Theaters while the DJs play house, hip hop, Apollo Theater reggaeton, bachata, salsa and 253 W 125th St more. Now get out of that fishbowl 212 531 5305 cocktail and on to the dance floor! An American treasure for decades, WAHI this fabled venue has launched the careers of the world’s most legend-

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Apt 78 Café & Lounge 4447 Broadway 646 490 4657 • Get out of your apartment and into theirs for a nightly house party! You’ll feel right at home to act like no one is watching. Let that hair down and your soul out for the night. WAHI Arka Lounge 4488 Broadway 212 567 9425 Come dressed to impress with your best dance moves. This place doesn’t play! You’ll feel the music thumping in your chest before you even leave your house. Reggaetón to salsa to hip-hop, Arka will have you living for the dance floor! WAHI Corcho Wine Room 231 Dykman St 212 203 3371 No space to have a wine cellar in your 800 square foot apartment? No worries. Come here for an adult night out in Upper Manhattan. Dinner, wine and live Latin music every night starting at 9:30 pm. Life is good! WAHI El Tina Bar and Lounge 500 W 207th St 212 304 9810 Intimate and local, El Tina is the spot for an authentic Latin social club. Whether a cerveza at the bar or bottle service on the couch, the music is everywhere. Fall in and dance it out! WAHI 16

Gin Fizz 308 Lenox Ave 212 289 2220 You know that feeling good music gives you inside? It’s effervescent, it’s joyful, it’s warm. Let’s call that feeling “the fizz” and you will certainly find it in spades at this modern speakeasy perched on the second floor just off 125th street. Have a classic cocktail or enjoy bottle service with a couple of your cool cats. Easy… HARLEM Jazzmobile 91 Claremont Ave 212 866 4900 Founded in 1964, by Dr. Billy Taylor and Ms. Daphne Arnstein, Jazzmobile is the oldest not-for-profit arts organization created just for Jazz. Programs include Summerfest, Harlem International Jazz Festival, Saturday Jazz Workshop, Lecture-Demonstrations, Jazz Vocal Competition, The Vocal Showcase and Winterfest. HARLEM Minton’s 206 W 118th St 212 243 2222 The legacy of this historical landmark as a center for jazz is modernized by Dick Parsons and Alexander Smalls as an elegant supper club. The glamor and grace of Minton’s recalls the nightly, highclass, entertainment destinations that inspired Harlem’s renaissance. Their packed calendar is filled with some of the best jazz musicians and singers! HARLEM

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Monkey Room 589 Fort Washington Ave 212 543 9888 There is no kind of monkey business going down at this convivial local joint. There’s karaoke on Wednesday, a DJ spinning Latin, hip-hop and more on the weekends, free hookah on Monday nights. See?! So stop monkeying around and get here! WAHI Showman’s Lounge 375 W 125th St 212 864 8941 A Harlem great since 1942, Sarah Vaughn, the Duke and other legendary names have graced its stage. Live jazz (and a cocktail) is the name of the game Tuesday-Thursday. HARLEM Shrine 2271 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr Blvd 212 690 7807 Live world vibes permeate this extra funky, authentically eclectic, Fela-inspired venue where the crowd is global, the décor retro cool, the drinks hip and the food quite good and plentiful. HARLEM

TASTE African Africa Kine Restaurant 2269 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr Blvd 212 666 9400 This eatery welcomes you to Senegal. One of the original restaurants on 116th St, the hub of Harlem’s West African community, Kine has moved further uptown for more space. Your first bite? Try the national dish, Thiebou Djeun, “fish and rice.” Be ready to eat! HARLEM Les Ambassades 2200 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 666 0078 www.patisseriedesambassades. com Paris meets Senegal in this newly renovated bakery and café serving buttery croissants, baguettes, and tasty French pastries plus a full menu of French Moroccan and Vietnamese inspired foods. HARLEM

Lenox Saphire 341 Lenox Ave 212 866 9700 Newly expanded, Lenox Saphire offers it all – dining, cocktails, live Sundae Sermon music and an adjoining authentic French patisserie kicking out baked What began as an amazing family goods and treats. Here is where and friends gathering in the park on one Sunday a month in the sum- you learn to become a bon vivant. Merci beaucoup! HARLEM mer to listen to Harlem’s resident deejay, DJ Stormin Norman has Massawa blown up to an even larger event, 1239 Amsterdam Ave plus other music related events 212 663 0505 throughout the year. HARLEM

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If you enjoy eating with your hands, spicy foods or the combination go to this family run Eritrean and Ethiopian restaurant. For 25 years they have been making traditional dishes for hungry patrons. Roll up your sleeves and dig in! HARLEM Ponty Bistro 2375 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr Blvd 212 234 6474 Here is a restaurant that cut its teeth downtown in Gramercy Park for years before finding a second home here in Harlem on 139th street. The cousin-chefs/owners celebrate an amalgamation of tastes from their native West African roots with French cookery and Mediterranean simplicity. Taste for yourself! HARLEM Zoma 2084 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 662 0620 The exotic spices of Ethiopia fill the air here where dishes like doro alitcha (chicken stew), yebe alitcha (marinated lamb) and an assortment of veggie platters are must-tries. HARLEM American Altus Café 4325 Broadway 212 928 1367 More like a restaurant and lounge, this Washington Heights eatery delivers pan-world foods from Asia, South America and Europe. Have you got some singing chops? Head 18

over on Monday nights for karaoke, bottle service and free hookah! WAHI Bier International 2099 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 280 0944 If beer is your weakness, stay far away from Harlem’s first Biergarten. Partake in the pub-style menu and pair with the vast selection of international beers on tap. Plus Bier’s annual Oktoberfest is not to be missed! HARLEM Blujeen 2143 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 256 1073 An American restaurant and wine bar delivering inspired comfort cuisine blending soul, southern, and classic American cuisine in a sleek, elegant yet casual, neighborhood restaurant. Blujeen’s cuisine and dining room are inspired by the generations of home cooks, “the ladies” who understood the importance of maintaining tradition while growing from your roots. Boulevard Bistro 239 Lenox Ave 212 678 6200 Under new ownership this little spot on the corner of 122nd street now serves a Southern-inspired menu replete with biscuits and sweet tea. You’re missing your mama’s homecooking you say?! Well Mississippi has come to Harlem at Boulevard Bistro. HARLEM

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BTH 712 W 125th St 212 222 BTH1 As their name states, one of the newest restaurants in Harlem scored thee location – By The Hudson at the western most point of Harlem’s 125th street. Head over for brunch, lunch, dinner or cocktails while you watch boats pass and the sun set over the Jersey skyline. HARLEM Buddha Beer Bar 4476 Broadway 646 861 2595 Quiet your beer-bellyaching for a night out! With over 25 beers on tap alone and an Asian kicked food menu featuring wings, burgers, tacos and pizza, a deep relaxing meditation will soon ensue. Namaste day…WAHI Chocolat Restaurant Lounge 2223 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 222 4545 Brought to you by the owner of Moca Lounge, Chocolat offers a fuller dining experience with lunch, dinner and brunch service! And if it’s chocolate you are seeking, look no further than their martini and dessert lists to scratch that itch. HARLEM Community Food & Juice 2893 Broadway 212 665 2800 Sunday brunch is a New York sta-

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ple. With comfort food emphasizing local and sustainable ingredients, Community serves up everything from blueberry pancakes with maple butter to a natural grass fed beef burger. “Comfort” never had it so good! HARLEM Corner Social 321 Lenox Ave 212 510 8552 It’s all in the name…sitting right on the “corner” of 126th St, this Harlem newcomer is the destination for brunch, lunch, dinner, drinks and all things “social” over the music of in house DJs. HARLEM Deluxe 2896 Broadway 212 662 7900 With an upscale diner feel, Deluxe serves up the word “reliable.” It is thee neighborhood spot for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The healthy portions are sure to leave you full, satisfied and coming back for more. HARLEM 5 and Diamond 2072 Frederick Douglass Blvd 917 860 4444 Alluring and slightly unassuming from the outside, this intimate fine dining space offers world cuisine that reflects and pays homage to the diverse Harlem community. Happy Hour specials and $20 prix-fixe brunch might pull you in too! HARLEM

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the space on 116th St was convertGarden Café ed to an indoor/outdoor sports bar 4961 Broadway and restaurant. Join your crew on 212 544 9480 game night for a pint and some Go on; judge this book by its cover! Harlem-style cheering and jeering! HARLEM Raised from the ashes of a former garden, this café provides an oasis, Il Caffe Latte both in and out door, from the concrete jungle. Breakfast, lunch or 189 Lenox Ave dinner this family run business has 212 222 2241 been serving the community since Just what Harlem needed: a nice 1967. Stop on in and “grow” with little cozy spot for breakfast, lunch, this garden. WAHI dinner, or just coffee and dessert. The menu flirts with Mexican-influHarlem Food Bar enced and Italian dishes. And for 2100 Frederick Douglass Blvd those wanting Americana fare, the 212 222 9570 burgers are true winners paired with sweet potato fries. HARLEM This convivial hang out, birthed by an East Harlem restaurateur, Indian Road Café screams fun! The bright colors of the pop art wall and furniture bring 600 W 218th St #3 a smile to your face while enjoying 212 942 7451 freshly prepared modern AmeriNamed for its location, not its cana fare. HARLEM fare, Indian Road Café sits on the last corner of Manhattan Island. Harlem Shake Created by former film production 100 W 124th St friends, this new American style 212 222 8300 restaurant interior was designed with reclaimed and refurbished No this is not a museum for the pieces. Go for the fresh, locally viral internet dance, this is the Harlem burger joint. The retro 50’s sourced and seasonal food and sit at a table formerly of The Sopranos’ space also offers hotdogs, fries, set! WAHI sandwiches and shakes like the soon to be famous signature red Inwood Local velvet shake. Now shake a tail 4957 Broadway feather and git! HARLEM 212 544 8900 Harlem Tavern Should a long day only be met with 2153 Frederick Douglass Blvd the right glass of wine or a pint of 212 866 4500 perfectly crafted beer, this is the place to be. And while a libation Once a long time car repair shop, 20

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might be your first thought, let your mind continue to run through the menu before your mouth settles on the right food pairing. This will become your haunt! WAHI Kitchenette Uptown 1272 Amsterdam Ave 212 531 7600 Grandma’s hands work this charming country kitchen serving peach pancakes, turkey meatloaf and fluffy mashed potatoes. Excellent breakfast is served all day long…that is if you make it past the enticing display case of baked goods. HARLEM La Marina 348 Dyckman St 212 567 6300 There are few restaurants in Manhattan that sit directly on the waterfront of the Hudson. This is one of the best! Perched at the end of Dyckman Street this 75,000 square foot location can be as social (the beach) or as intimate (private dining) as you want it to be. Dine on the mostly seafood menu or just enjoy a margarita while you watch the sun set behind the George Washington Bridge. WAHI Lolo’s Seafood Shack 303 W 116th St 646 649 3356 Lolo’s might be the new kid on the block, but, man, do you want to be invited over for dinner! And you are every night (except Monday). Try one of their seafood steampots

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or sandwiches using housemade bread called ‘bake’. Add the lot of housemade condiments while you unconsciously sway your hips from left to right to the sounds of reggae music before doing your “happy food dance”. HARLEM Melba’s 300 W 114th St 212 864 7777 The niece of the legendary Sylvia Woods, Melba knows good cooking. She puts chic on the soul tradition with her short ribs and turkey meatloaf. Imbibe with live music, open-mic night or a deejay. It’s always a happy hour at Melba’s. HARLEM Sexy Taco/Dirty Cash 161 Lenox Ave 212 280 4700 Never one to let the grass grow beneath his feet, owner Brian Washington-Palmer is at is again. In its next iteration, the corner of 118th and Lenox Ave now features San Francisco style tacos and Mexican fare plus a wicked cocktail program. Still crazy, sexy, cool now with nods to pin up girls and Blaxploitation icons, being sexy and dirty never felt so good. Woof! HARLEM New Leaf Restaurant & Bar 1 Margaret Corbin Dr 212 568 5323 If you didn’t know any better you would think this quaint space is where the cherubs, fairies and exp e r i en ce w ah i .c o m


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Pick and Eat 4179 Broadway 212 795 0054 Stop and think about your favorite thing you like to eat at least three Next Door Restaurant times a week, but don’t like to cook 813 W 187th St it…Got it? Ok, now go, call or go 212 543 2111 online here, order said dish, wait, Idling in front of an open fridge deciding on what to eat? Save on your eat and smile. Know that your food comes from an eco friendly place. electric bill and head Next Door Yes, it does exist in your neighborfor an eclectic mix of dishes. The Mexican to Italian to Japanese and, hood. WAHI of course, some Americana grub Piper’s Kilt will have you now idling in front of 4946 Broadway the menu with indecision. WAHI 212 569 7071 181 Cabrini Serving the community for going 854 W 181st St on 25 years, Piper’s Kilt is doing 212 923 2233 something right. That something includes pints of Guinness, Irish This unassuming eatery using its nachos (potatoes, cheese and location as its name is a hodgepodge of treats for the eyes, mouth bacon) and something from their and spirits. Go for the eclectic world burger menu. Fall in! WAHI foods, stay for the art and soft rock Red Rooster/ music. Should a pick-me-up be in Ginny’s Supper Club order, their full bar will not disap310 Lenox Ave point. Order the Cabrini martini 212 792 9001 three times fast! You will become the master of alliteration. WAHI You’ve heard of this “downtown come uptown” spot from the Park View Café famous Harlem resident, Execu219 Dyckman St tive Chef and restaurateur. Now 212 544 9024 come and check it out for yourself Need to hit up a spot without and stop downstairs at Ginny’s thinking about it? This American for live entertainment and booty gastropub style diner is the place go. Eggs, pancakes and waffles for shakin’ when the mood strikes you. HARLEM brunch, burgers and sammies for

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Streetbird 2149 Frederick Douglas Blvd 212 206 2557 Chef and restaurateur Marcus Samuelsson puts down another root in Harlem at his latest restaurant featuring rotisserie chicken and other flavors of world street foods. Be sure to take in all of the hip-hop culture poured into the space from the Dapper Dan upholstery to the hanging Chuck Taylors to the boom box wall. It’s all in there. HARLEM The Edge 101 Edgecomb Ave 212 939 9688 There is something powerful that happens when siblings join forces. The Edge is a casestudy of two sisters coming together to create a unique neighborhood eatery featuring the foods of England and Jamaica in a unique New York way. Everyday brunch, plus beer and wine, is a boon! HARLEM

The Grange 1635 Amsterdam Ave 212 491 1635 Farm to table has come to Harlem at this restaurant and bar in Hamilton Heights. Seasonal, local and sustainable ingredients flood their kitchen to create a memorable fleeting food moment that will have you returning for more. HARLEM The Park 112 2080 Frederick Douglass Blvd 646 524 6610 Step into the amber glow of this modern and warm space and melt in. Whether after work wine and small plates, cocktails at the bar and dinner or a raucous weekend brunch with friends, you will take a little ember of The Park 112 glow with of you. Let it burn. HARLEM

Asian Jado Sushi 2118 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 866 2118 The Cecil If you are anywhere on the spec210 W 118th St trum of a sushi eater – from I’ll try 212 866 1262 it to I live for it – you know not to trust just any old spot. It must be The world’s only Afro-Asian-Amerquality, it must be fresh, it must be ican brasserie, the Cecil offers delicious. Well, check, check and full-flavored food with personality. check! Its exciting menu, created by - Love, the FIRST sushi restaurant in Executive Chef Alexander Smalls, harmonizes the traditional with the Harlem! HARLEM imaginative to celebrate the food of Jin Ramen the African Diaspora. HARLEM 3183 Broadway 646 559 2862


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When that hankering for ramen hits you (and you know it will) you won’t have to go all the way downtown to satisfy it. Just head over to 125th street to this Hakata style spot for pungent pork broth noodles. Vegetarian? Low sodium? They have you covered too. HARLEM Mamasushi 237 Dyckman St 212 544 0003 Tokyo meets Santo Domingo without the need of a plane, boat or an MTA train, for that matter, at this fusion sushi joint. Yes you can get miso soup, edamame and spicy tuna rolls. However you are not living unless you try one of the inventive house rolls that include ingredients like bacalao, yucca fries and plantains. “Salud” and “kanpai”! WAHI Mia Sushi & Steakhouse 1506 St Nicholas Ave 646 669 9416 Think of it as Japanese surf and turf. Traditional and not so traditional sushi and entrees meet American fare and a wicked selection of meats including filet mignon, ribeye, veal and pork. There is a li’l something for everyone here! WAHI Yummy Thai 4959 Broadway 917 529 0812 Ok, so the name might be a little leading, but it does pique your interest when the need for pad thai 26

and a Thai iced tea strikes. Stop in or give them a call for delivery to make your determination. WAHI Bakery Carrot Top Pastries 3931 Broadway 212 927 4800 Whether you stop in for something savory or sweet, order a specialty cake or use their catering, Carrot Top will add you to their extensive list of celebrities for whom they have cooked/baked. Oh, you’re not a celebrity? No matter. You will feel like one at first visit! WAHI Kenny Bakery 126A Dyckman St 212 569 8414 You need authentic Dominican pastries and sweets in your life? This is spot for it. Yes, they have muffins. Yes, they have pastries. Yes, they have breads. However, dig into some pan de agua or some flan or a couple pastels with a café con leche. Si! WAHI Lee Lee’s Bakery 283 W 118th St 917 493 6633 Mr. Lee makes rugelach that will rival your favorite bubbe’s! If the timing is right and you are lucky enough to catch it hot out of the oven, you will declare it a mitzvah before the second bite. Now in ice cream form! We know…we can’t either! HARLEM

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Levain Bakery 2167 Frederick Douglass Blvd 646 455 0952 The NYC famous meal-of-a-cookie comes to Harlem. Find all of your favorite cookies plus scones, brioche, sticky buns and cake. Their “10026” zip code tees are pretty cool too! HARLEM

Village confections uptown for some of the best cupcakes in the city. Now situated in Washington Heights, favorites like the Cake Shot, the California, and the Hollywood will have his new neighbors making sure he stays put and south Harlemites hopping on the A train for their fix. WAHI

BBQ Dinosaur Bar-B-Que Make My Cake 700 W 125th St 121 St Nicholas Ave 212 694 1777 212 932 0833 The quintessential Harlem bakery, You’ll think you’re below the Mason Dixon Line…or in Syracuse, NY, Make My Cake is a staple of the community serving specialty cakes, where it began…after you taste pies and confections. With a place the real pit barbecue of juicy ribs, brisket, apple brined chicken and like this at your sweet tooth’s barbecued shrimp. While you are disposal, life could be a cakewalk! there, might as well pick up one HARLEM of their sauces for future use too! HARLEM Sweet Chef Southern Style Bakery Harley’s Smokeshack 122 Hamilton Pl 355 E 116th St 212 862 5909 212 828 6723 Not a baker but you can eat some sweets like no one’s business?! Are you from the South, new to We understand, we get it and so Harlem, missing the smoky BBQ does the Sweet Chef. Opened for over 20 years now, this bakery has from home? Harley’s is here to give you a big food hug. Go for Thursday been producing signature pies for Happy Hour to watch the game Harlem restaurants and stores. with friends and stay for the craft However, you can go straight to beer, the smoker menu and the the source for these plus cakes, cookies and more. Now THIS is the .50¢ wings! HARLEM sweet life! HARLEM Coffee/Tea Café One Tonnie’s Minis 1619 Amsterdam Ave 4734 Broadway 212 690 0060 212 831 5292 Power up before class! Great muffins, breakfast sandwiches Tonnie Rozier III brings his West

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and coffee are the order of the day at this cozy spot near City College. HARLEM East Harlem Café 153 E 104th St 646 387 7207 East Harlem means Latino culture and this little café embraces all that is Spanish Harlem. From the Latin music and décor to the food and drink, you’ll taste and feel the sazon of the neighborhood. HARLEM Jou Jou Cafe 603 W 168th St Perfect neighborhood café and deli offering everything you would want from breakfast to lunch – pastries, coffee, wraps, sandwiches, salads and more. Stop in for something quick or order catering for the big game. You can even take credit for their popular turkey avocado sandwich in a pinch. WAHI Lenox Coffee 60 W 129th St 646 833 7839 If you need a well-prepared macchiato in the morning and a pastry “imported” from Balthazar Bakery before heading to work, stop by Lenox Coffee. WARNING: the inviting rustic exposed brick space might make you stay a while. HARLEM Serengeti Teas & Spices 2292 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 866 7100 28 At the forefront of African tea gastronomy, Serengeti has been piquing the interest of Harlem locals with their unique botanical blends, sea salts and more. Stop in and let the welcoming staff create your personal cup of tea while you take it the rustic natural space. A Zen moment isn’t far away… HARLEM Taszo Espresso Bar 5 Edward M Morgan Pl 212 694 8770 Tucked away between 157th and 158th streets, this little Italian gem was voted the best espresso bar in 2013. Continuing to live up to the award, they serve coffee/tea and pastries but also white pizzas, panini, frittatas, salads plus wine and craft beers. Mangia e beve tutti il giorno! WAHI Fast Bites Famous Fish Market 684 St Nicholas Ave 212 491 8323 It’s like an old-fashioned Friday night fish fry at this joint where the cheap---as low as $5 a basket--fried fish, shrimp and chips push lines out the door and down the block. HARLEM Jimbo’s 50 E 125th St 212 423 1900 Here you’ll find the absolute best hamburgers and fries in Harlem. It’s not fancy but when you have

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to have it, well, you have to have it. Treat yourself! HARLEM French Café Le Monde 2885 Broadway 212 531 3939 You’ll shout “Viva la France!” as you get your French on at this cool supper bistro serving faves like burger royale, croque monsieur, pommes frites, and moules. HARLEM Chez Lucienne 308 Lenox Ave 212 289 5555 Can’t get to Paris these days? This French bistro uptown will take you directly to the City of Lights. Simple and affordable French classics like skirt steak, grilled salmon and paté ring with authenticity. The live world music is a boon! HARLEM Yatenga French Bistro & Bar‎ 2269 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr Blvd 212 690 0699‎ The owners of Shrine have brought us right next door to their French bistro that injects a welcome dose of France uptown, making bistro classics all the more accessible to Harlemites. HARLEM Indian Ajanta 1237 Amsterdam Ave 212 316 6776 Affordable, great quality and delicious Indian food lives between 121st and 122nd streets. Stan-

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dards like chicken tikka masala, biriyani and samosas are only the beginning of the tastes available. Get to know them. HARLEM Kismat Indian Restaurant 603 Fort Washington Ave 212 795 8633 Party with paratha! Tango with tandoori! Mix it up with masala! Salute the samosa! You get the picture; the frame is your neighborhood. Eat in, take out, order in, Kismat has been serving upper Manhattan since 1984. Come taste a bit of history. WAHI Italian Babbalucci 331 Lenox Ave 646 918 6572 Babbalucci offers a taste of classic Italian-American classic cuisine with a rustic new age twist. The wood burning oven creates a cozy backdrop while enjoying pizza, pasta and small plates with an extensive list of wine and cocktails. HARLEM Lido Harlem 2168 Frederick Douglass Blvd 646 490 8575 This former tire repair shop transformed into an Italian respite, channels gentle breezes from the Adriatic Sea. Go for a crostino and a glass of Prosecco at the bar, stay for the gnocchi and seasonal specials. That’s amoré! HARLEM

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Pisticci 125 La Salle St 212 932 3500 Tucked away on a side street and boasting itself as the first green restaurant in New York, this place is known for its enticing, fresh, Italian dishes at reasonable prices, with the kind of great service that makes dining out worth your hard earned money. HARLEM Ristorante Settepani 196 Lenox Ave 917 492 4806 New restaurants have come and gone in Harlem. All the while this neighborhood O.G. has been evolving and maturing. Today it is a full service Italian/Mediterranean restaurant, catering company and bakery. Find yourself with local friends at the bar or dining al fresco on the regular. You’ll be saying “buon journo,” “buona sera,” and “buona notte” before you know it. HARLEM Saggio Ristorante 829 W 181st St 212 795 3080 You are not living if you don’t have your favorite little Italian joint to stroll up into. Don’t have one? Now you do. If the crostini menu doesn’t get you, the handmade pastas will. All at very reasonable prices, you and whoever you bring will stay a while. Ciao! WAHI

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Vinateria 2211 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 662 8462 The rebirth of the Harlem wine bar sits on the corner of W 119th St like the bow of a grey steamship. A modern sustainably built restaurant, Vinateria offers small, medium and large seasonal plates and curated wines and spirits from small craft producers. Whether Italy or Spain is your culinary port of call, the S.S. Vinateria is taking passengers! All aboard! HARLEM Latin Albert’s Mofongo House 4762 Broadway 212 567 3052 Wait, there is a place that specializes in that Puerto Rican/Dominican carbohydrate goodness?! Brilliant! Put that diet on hold and head over for mashed garlicy green plantains mixed with whatever you want. Just the name alone will make you smile or at least go, “hmmm”. You know you want it! Stop playin’! WAHI Amor Cubano 2018 3rd Ave 212 996 1220 Succulent, traditional Cuban food is what you’ll find here at this jumping spot serving island favorites like skirt steak, marinated pork, and whole fried marinated snapper. Live music Tuesday through Sunday and salsa weekends for the dancer in you. HARLEM exp e r i en ce h ar l e m .c o m


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Cafe Tabaco Y Ron 501 W 214th St 212 567 7179 Head over early for a nice quiet dinner or lay in wait until 10pm for live music and cocktails. Conveniently located right off the 1 train, you can make it there any time you want. WAHI Camaradas del Barrio Bar & Restaurant 2241 1st Ave 212 348 2703 Where friends meet friends in Spanish Harlem, this Puerto Rican favorite offers wines, international beers, excellent Latin cuisine and fiery live music. HARLEM Cana Y Café 565 W 207th St 212 567 8322 Traditional Dominican fare is elevated at this bistro style restaurant. The executive chef shops daily for the best global ingredients to prepare world food with a Latin flare. It’s always a special night out at Cana Y Café. WAHI

featuring $3 tacos amongst other reduced-priced items. HARLEM Cavala Café 5025-5035 Broadway 212 567 6640 When the mood for the exotic hits, let it wash over you at this Middle Eastern eatery. Come in to lounge at the hookah bar. Should smoking not be your thing, there is a full menu of diverse world foods for everyone from vegetarian to meat lovers. WAHI 809 Bar & Grill 112 Dyckman St 212 304 3800 Don’t be alarmed by the pile of cares and worries at the door. That’s just how it does down at 809 Bar & Grill! Once inside all you can do is celebrate and enjoy the food, live music, DJ and fun atmosphere. Invite friends to dive into the full bar and Latin menu and then onto the dance floor. It’s caliente! WAHI

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El Malecon 4141 Broadway 212 864 5648 If you have not been to El Malecon yet, you will! It is a staple in the community and has been for years. This is where you go for a traditional Dominican meal, most significantly rotisserie chicken with yellow rice and black beans and can’t forget the maduros (sweet plantains). Feel the food coma come over you swiftly. WAHI

room a different savory addition like a chicharon bathroom, a bacalao bedroom and a pernil living room. No? Well, venture over to the real La Casa del Mofongo and take your pick, or one of the other menu items. The dream is real! WAHI Mamajuana Café 247 Dyckman St 212 304 0140 The name alone makes you want to sway your hips to each syllable. Don’t stop there! Keep swaying to the beat of the lively atmosphere while you sip on signature cocktails and bite on Nuevo Latino dishes. Whether tapas and sangria afterwork or mimosas with your Sunday brunch Mamajuana is calling for you. WAHI

El Paso Taqueria 1643 Lexington 212 831 9831 Viva Mexico! At this authentic taste of Mexicana you’ll find burritos, and huevos rancheros at a great price. If you want to splurge, try the Marcha Cocina Bar Alambre de Camarones! Don’t for4055 Broadway get a pitcher of sangria! HARLEM 212 928 8272 Floridita Ironically, it is the places with very 2276 12th Ave few seats that you want and need 212 662 0090 to be in. Marcha Cocina is no Excellent and affordable Caribbean, exception. Serving true Spanish Latin American and Cuban food are tapas like croquetas, gambas al offered at this terrific Harlem diner ajillo, albondingas and authentic jamon Serrano in their charcuterie where you’ll always feel at home. P.S. They have a mojito bar. Yes, we plate is the only reason you need to run, not walk, to this culinary know… HARLEM destination. WAHI La Casa del Mofongo Papasito Mexican Grill 1447 St Nicholas Ave & Agave Bar 212 740 1200 223 Dyckman St 212 544 0001 Picture it: a house made of fongo…walls made of garlic and Go south of the border on Dyckman. mashed green plantain and each

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This is not just any Mexican restaurant. Papasito turns up tacos with short ribs, turns out quesadillas with lump crabmeat and lobster and turns on your taste buds with everything else. Enjoy dining al fresco over fresh guacamole and specialty cocktails. Now kick up your heels and shout, “Ole”! WAHI

From the owners of Yatenga and Shrine comes a third Harlem eatery, café and lounge. Sit upstairs at the cafe/gift store amongst unique imported home decor items and fashions while noshing on a freshly prepared falafel. Transition downstairs to the nightlife of Harlem and let the world music wash over you. HARLEM

Sofrito 679 Riverside Dr 212.754.5999 There is a taste of Puerto Rico right on the Hudson River at Riverbank State Park. There, the bar is calling you to imbibe and the menu to indulge in authentic dishes for dinner (a la carte and prix fixe) and Sunday brunch. The sazon is gonna get you! HARLEM

Savann 2280 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 222 7990 This formerly Upper West Side eatery moved to Harlem to offer the neighborhood its first Turkish restaurant. Think foods on a stick, kebab, fresh salads and other Mediterranean fare. Here’s to growing our palates! Welcome to Harlem Savann! HARLEM

Pizzeria Antika Vacca Grill & Lounge 3924 Broadway 416 W 203rd St 212 781 9100 212 544 0070 Named after one of the oldest If Kahlo, Miro, Dali and Picasso owned a nightclub and bar uptown, pizzerias in Naples, Italy, the birthplace of pizza as we know it, this would be it. Vacca is not only Antika takes a passionate play at serving an eclectic menu that the New York favorite. The recipe, includes sushi, arepas, crispy they say, is flour, a pinch of sea salt, Peking duck and truffle fries; they New York water, experience and a are showcasing art and design in an expressive and zany way. Go be whole lot of love. Go in and feel it a part of something new and lively for yourself. WAHI and dance, dance, dance. Harlem Pizza Co. WAHI 135 W 116th St 212 222 9889 Middle Eastern Silvana When one pizza place closes 300 W 116th St leaving a magnificent mosaic-tiled 646 692 4935 44

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wood burning pizza oven, you don’t ask you to bring her some anyway. let it go to waste, you open another. It’s all good, literally! HARLEM New owners, Harlem Pizza Co., are Londel’s Supper Club serving up Neapolitan style pizza, 2620 Frederick Douglass Blvd calzone, panini and anything else 212 234 6114 that will sing in that oven. Gather around the hearth! HARLEM This Striver’s Row pillar is known for its historical soul, Creole and Pizza Palace Cajun classics, and first-class live 121 Dyckman St entertainment. The Louisiana 212 567 9588 blackened catfish, baby back ribs You know what this is! You know and pan-seared salmon are just you love it. It is the authentic New York City slice. Praise it. Appreciate some of the highlights. HARLEM it. You won’t find it outside of these Miss Maude’s Spoonbread 5 boroughs. However, here you will enjoy a slice so large you might 366 W 110th St have leftovers. Open since 1945, it 212 865 0700 ain’t changin’. WAHI Owner Norma Jean Darden offers dishes from her family’s kitchen. It Southern/Soul is down home, soul-folks food at its Billie’s Black very best served in a warm atmo271 W 119th St sphere. Make sure y’all get some 212 280 2248 hot spoonbread too! HARLEM This bar/restaurant serves its take Sylvia’s on traditional soul food like fried 328 Lenox Ave catfish, BBQ ribs and more. The live music makes you want to linger 212 996 0660 over your cocktails long into the Sylvia Woods is the Queen of Soul night. HARLEM Food. Need we say more? Her Harlem institution has reigned Charles’ Pan Fried Chicken supreme for over 50 years. Tourists 2839 Frederick Douglass Blvd and locals alike flock to it for ribs, 212 281 1800 smothered chicken, gospel brunch, Yes, we know your grandmother smiles and that unique, authentic makes the best pan-fried chicken Harlem feel. HARLEM ever. However…she won’t know when you go to this Harlem institution and throw back a couple Steakhouse District 12 of pieces of Mr. Charles’ perfectly fried chicken, some sides too. And 4892 Broadway 212 304 1700 if she finds out she is just going to 46

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Here’s the list: steakhouse, gastropub, beer garden, whisky bar. Should you wish to hit at least two of these, you need only to venture to one place. Live music, 33 televisions and a lot of space will keep you occupied and satisfied. You say it can’t be true? You’ll see… WAHI

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Harlem Public 3612 Broadway 212 939 9404 This dimly lit space will instantly make you feel like you have stepped into a neighborhood pub in England. Just grab a seat, order

Le Chéile 839 W 181st St 212 740 3111 Le Chéile is a Gaelic phrase meaning “together” and, together, there is no place you’d rather be than this traditional Irish pub perched within a stones throw of the George

Heights Tavern 3910 Broadway 212 740 5700 You want convivial raucous fun? A place where everyone knows your name? This is the place. Okay, Prime One 16 there is a good chance they won’t 2257 1st Ave know your name, but it won’t 646 590 2187 matter after you sidle up to the bar This steakhouse offers the classics for a craft beer or cocktail. Become glued to one of the dozen HDTV but with Latin sazon! Start with tequila ceviche and Peruvian causa screens for the myriad sports broadcasts while inhaling Cajun and then dive into a t-bone, filet mignon or prime rib. Try a new side fare. You’ll be a regular before you know it. WAHI like salsa verde mashed potatoes too! HARLEM Hogshead Tavern 126 Hamilton Pl Taverns/Pubs 212 234 1154 Coogan’s 4015 Broadway This lucky neighborhood now 212 928 1234 boasts this locale featuring an Ask the next person you see or talk arsenal of craft beers, whiskeys and bourbons and a troth of to if they know Coogan’s. 9 out of 10 people will say, “oh yeah, that’s pork-starring share plates in a bright, open tile-lined space. Be the place!” It’s an Irish-American gone eating and drinking alone in pub filled with a motley crew of a dark pub. Step into their light and multicultural patrons that include students, doctors, locals and more. be the HHIC (Head Hog In Charge)! What’s to do there? Just be! WAHI HARLEM

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Washington Bridge. Craving bangers and mash? Come here. Need a Sheppard’s pie to warm your cockles? Come here. Fish and chips? Irish stew? You know what to do! WAHI Vegetarian Uptown Juice Bar 54 E 125th St 212 987 2660 Uptown Juice Bar changes an old saying to: never judge a book by just its cover. In addition to the green liquid meals, this vegetarian locale serves hot dishes, soups, salads and non-dairy pastries too! The socio-political conversation is free of charge. HARLEM

reasonable price. That’s good, easy living in your neighborhood. WAHI Bar/Lounge Cove Lounge 325 Lenox Ave 212 665 3455 This modern space evokes the lively sexiness of Harlem. Sidle up to the bar and strike up a conversation, enjoy music from various DJs and nibble on a menu that can only be found right here in Harlem. HARLEM Moca Lounge 2210 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 665 8081 A pioneer of Harlem’s now famous Restaurant Row, Moca Lounge has been serving the Harlem community for over 10 years. Join the revelry nightly for a cocktail, wings, communal sporting event watching, music and more. HARLEM

Wine Bars Beans and Vines 4842 Broadway 212 544 2326 So much more than its name would 67 Orange Street suggest, this coffee and wine bar 2082 Frederick Douglass Blvd has a couple of morsels up their sleeve for you. Panini, sandwiches 212 662 2030 and salads are a great start. Tapas Named in tribute for the address create a social light meal. The entrees round out the full experience. of the 19th century’s Almack’s, one of New York City’s first blackYou decide! WAHI owned bars, this stylish lounge defines the Harlem cocktail. Try Locksmith Wine & Burger Bar its signature Orange Street or the 4463 Broadway knowledge-dropping Emancipation. 212 304 9463 Some pretty wicked bar food too! If you are a burger connoisseur or simply just need to get your weight HARLEM up for a walk around nearby Fort Tryon Park, Locksmith has an open Solomon & Kuff 2331 12th Ave @ 133rd St door for you. Stroll on in and get a 212 939 9433 burger and wine or cocktail for a 48


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3/16/16 9:12 AM Named after the two sons of Venture Smith, an African slave sold for rum, Solomon & Kuff celebrates Smith’s purchase of his and his family’s freedom and his entrepreneurial success with over 100 international rums, ironically. Craft cocktails and a Caribbean inspired menu will be the best history lesson you have ever had. HARLEM SHOP Clothing Bébénoir 2164 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 828 5775 This is an upscale boutique for the fashion conscious shopper who appreciates an Afrocentric flare in their wardrobe – jour à la nuit. HARLEM Flamekeepers Hat Club 273 W 121st St 212 531 FKHC(3542) This bespoke store boasts hats from all over the world with a mission to bridge generations through millinery. With fedoras, pageboys, top hats, bowlers and so much more Flamekeepers has you covered…yes, had to say it. It was right there. HARLEM Harlem Haberdashery 245 Lenox Ave 646 707 0070 How many times in your life do you get to use the word ‘haberdash-


ery’? Now you can begin the tally with the times you will visit this unique store for clothes, jewelry, and home décor. “I found it at Harlem Haberdashery!” See! HARLEM Harlem’s Heaven Boutique 2538 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr Blvd 212 491 7706 For some, an outfit is just not complete without the right hat. Find your hat or have one custom designed for you at Harlem’s Heaven. HARLEM Hats by Bunn 2283 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr Blvd 212 694 3590 Heads will turn when you step out in one of Trinidadian-born milliner Bunn’s show stopping, custom and handmade chapeaus made of wools, felts, straws, furs and more. HARLEM Probus – Men’s Wear 714 W 181st St 212 923 9153 Men, if you are going to be on these streets you are going to have to look the part. However, you will have to go no further that 181st street to find all the brands you want. Head to toe, you’ll be dressed to flow. WAHI The Brownstone 24 E 125th St 212 996 7980 This Afrocentric-influenced lifestyle

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store showcases a potpourri of apparel, hats, jewelry, artwork, and cosmetics, mostly by local designers. HARLEM Bicycles Manny’s Bicycle Shop 8 Bennett Ave ‎ 212 927 8501 You are ready to get on that bike but that chain needs oil and the steering needs alignment? UGH! Relax, breathe and head over to this loved neighborhood bike shop. The GWB better look out! WAHI Tread Bike Shop 250 Dyckman St 212 544 7055 You want to hop on a bike and make it happen today but don’t have one? Get that tush ready and head over to rent bikes for the day or buy your own! Expert and novice bike owners can also stop by for tune-ups, repairs, fittings and more. Helmet on…and go! WAHI Children Grandma’s Place 84 W 120th St 212 360 6776 It is a toy and children’s book lovers’ dream come true in this enchanting, old-fashioned store. Dolls, stuffed animals and action figures, wooden puzzles, games, books, puppets, activities and more, all hand selected and curated by Grandma herself, a 40+ year experienced retired Teacher of the Year award winner. HARLEM

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Harlem Pediatric Associates 2235 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 678 KIDS (5437) Children are our future and your child deserves the best medical care you can provide. Conveniently located, this pediatric office provides top quality acute and preventive care services, assisted by a courteous and attentive staff in a child-friendly environment. HARLEM My Gym 258 St Nicholas Ave 212 724 3400 My Gym says: “Welcome. We make fitness fun for children 6 months to 10 years old with structured classes.” Parents say: “Run, be free!” Kids say: “Yaaaaaay!” The End. HARLEM Flowers Barbara’s Flowers 2522 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 234 3211 Tara Simone creates spectacular floral designs and event experiences that have won her an enviable client list of corporate giants like CBS, CNN and now you. HARLEM Franz James Floral Boutique 2114 Frederick Douglas Blvd 212 531 1400 The philosophy of the Franz James boutique is Flowers As ArtTM. Color, shape, texture, dimension all contribute to each composition making

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Harlem Shambles 2141 Frederick Douglass Blvd 646 476 4650 Old school butchery is reborn at Harlem Shambles. Locally sourced, heritage breeds, and ethically raised and slaughtered animals are treated and presented with pride and sold to you at competitive prices. Bread, house made foods and CSA pick up is an A++! HARLEM

Groceries Best Market 2187 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 377 2300 The market of markets! Just what the Frederick Douglass Blvd community has been wanting forever. A local grocery store providing fresh produce, seafood, organic products, Moscow on the Hudson plus a full-service bakery and cof801 W 181st St fee shop and a vast beer selection 212 740 7397 - all at the “best” prices. HARLEM Only in New York City will you find Fairway Market - Harlem our diversity of people. Only in 2328 12th Ave Washington Heights will you find a 212 234 3883 17-year-old famous Russian market The New York institution in Harlem! with a unique selection from everyday grocery items to Russian Easter When it comes to the best in grocery shopping, Fairway always pro- and Christmas gifts. Some Russian vides the choicest of fresh produce, 101: privet (hello), spasibo (thank you), do svidaniya (goodbye). Get meats, cheese, seafood, breads, gourmet items and prepared foods to practicing! WAHI to be found. It will become your Health/Beauty weekly obsession. HARLEM Carol’s Daughter/Mirror Hair Salon Franks Market 24 W 125th St 807 W 187th St 212 828 6757 212 795 2929 Skincare products at their finest is Come on, just the name alone Carol’s Daughter. This store offers makes you love it! And if that more than 300 personal care and doesn’t do the trick, just walk beauty products. The Mirror Hair inside, look around, eat a little, do your shopping, say “thank you” on Salon offers an extensive menu of the way out. Boom! It’s done! Now services for natural and processed hair. An affordable $25 consultayou have experienced history that tion will assure your hair is getting has been serving the community what it needs. HARLEM since 1948. WAHI


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Harlem Skin Clinic 2116 Frederick Douglass Blvd 917 309 6607 A multi-certified boutique skin care center right in Harlem, the clinic offers an array of facials and hypoallergenic waxing for both women and men. Money saving packages, workshops and skin care products are also available. HARLEM Honey Salon 174 St Nicholas Ave 212 663 0100 Quietly situated on the corner of 119th street, Honey Salon offers an array of services for the busy urban Harlemite. Whether it’s time to get that doo done or tend to those nails this is place for it all. Got it, honey? HARLEM Vivrant 220 St Nicholas Ave 212 865 0100 If your idea of retail therapy is trolling the isle of your local chain drugstore for make up, nail polish and skin/hair care products, you now have a spa-like space to join all of your comrades-in-arms… legs, toes and fingers too! This new respite features hand-curated, ingredient-conscious products and gifts just for you, you vivrant thang! HARLEM


Health/Fitness Bikram Yoga East Harlem 4 E 116th St 212 369 1830 Yoga guru Bikram Choudhury’s techniques come to East Harlem! Practice the healthy and energy-lifting wonders of hot-room yoga at a comfortable, spacious and green-conscious studio. Mat storage, lockers, showers and babysitting are available upon request. HARLEM Bikram Yoga Harlem 518 W 145th St 212 926 0753 A hot room on Sugarhill! Find peace, centeredness, serenity and good health through an authentic Bikram experience at a friendly and inviting yoga studio for Harlemites and all others too! HARLEM Harlem Chi Community Acupuncture 360 W 125th St, 2nd Fl 212 280 7900 Aches and pains got you down? Need something more than a pill or a salve can handle? Take a holistic approach! Harlem Chi uses Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine to address a variety of health and wellness concerns. Benefit from individually customized treatment plans, relax in a tranquil healing space, and experience the best of what Eastern medicine has to offer, right here in Harlem. HARLEM

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Harlem YMCA 180 W 135th St 212 912 2100 With over 150 years of service to New York City, the Harlem branch focuses on youth development, social responsibility and healthy living. Conveniently located in central Harlem, membership is affordable and programs aplenty. HARLEM Land Yoga 2116 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 866 5263 The Harlem yoga studio newbie, Land showcases an Ashtanga practice with classes for kids and pre/post natal women plus general wellness services. HARLEM Mindful Harlem 2211 Frederick Douglass Blvd In this busy city filled with smartphone addicts, honking horns and a barrage of items on your “To Do” list, one hungers for that quiet place. That place lies within you and Mindful Harlem can help get you there with weekly classes in the practice of meditation and mindfulness. Become present at Mindful Harlem. HARLEM

the gluteus maximus from Master Trainer Scott Black. He’ll give you that individualized personal training program filled with challenging and constantly varied workouts to achieve long term results. HARLEM Urban Yoga Foundation 549 W 152nd St 212 234 2371 UYF teaches a Hatha yoga program to adults and kids alike. There is also life coaching, holistic cleanse and detox programs and massage. Become part of their community. HARLEM Home Furnishings & Accessories H & M Art Gallery 17 E 125th St 212 831 9176 Specializing in African American art and home furnishings, the gallery carries over 10,000 pieces of Black art and other collectibles and offers custom framing. HARLEM

NiLu 191 Lenox Ave 646 964 4926 From the owners of Katrina Parris Flowers comes Harlem’s premier lifestyle gift store offering unique, curated, hand-picked items for him, her and your li’l bits too...both the Physical Culture two and four-legged varieties. NiLu 332 Lenox Ave keeps it local sourcing from Harlem 646 584 5590 artisans as well as from greater NYC. Trust us, you won’t leave Are your daily (…weekly?...okay, monthly?!) visits to the gym just not empty-handed. HARLEM cutting it? You need a little kick in

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Yara Imports 2 W 125th St 212 289 3842 Offering beautifully printed fabrics from the African continent and custom tailored designs, this is the right place for the authentic Afrocentric. HARLEM Miscellaneous SoHarlem Creative Outlet 1361 Amsterdam Ave, Ste 340 212 222 2792 HARLEM

A New York retail landmark for over 80 years specializing in designer eyeglasses, sunglasses and contacts. Cohen’s features a large selection of designer eyewear including Prada, Gucci, Calvin Klein and more. HARLEM Dr. Merrick’s Dental Studio 260 W 139th St 212 281 1283 Whether a regular dental check-up, cosmetic dentistry, or implants, New York native Dr. Leon Merrick is committed to giving you the smile you’ve always wanted. HARLEM

Records Quisqueya Record Harlem Center for Aesthetic 52 Sherman Ave Dentistry 212 942 1020 Wait, there is still vinyl being sold in 470 Lenox Ave, Suite 1D, Lenox Manhattan? And the last-surviving Terrace Apartments 212 283 4800 Latino record store is in Inwood?! Yes! Serving an international clien- tele, Quisqueya has a well-curated There’s nothing like a beautiful smile and the professionals at this collection of salsa, merengue and uptown dental center want you to pop CDs, as well as other kinds of look your best. Providing cosmetLatin music. Keep building those ic dentistry, implant dentistry, crates! WAHI Invisalign orthodontics, tooth whitening and much more. HARLEM Services Alpha Brothers Home Cleaning Mia’s Bathhouse for Dogs 887 St Nicholas Ave 247 W 145th St 212 926 9601 212 694 8607 Offering a wide range of cleaning services at affordable prices Alpha New York City’s premiere do-it-yourself dog wash comes to Harlem. Brothers is the standard by which Head over to Mia’s Bathhouse to other house cleaning and maid services in New York are measured. pamper your pooch with your special touch and let them worry about HARLEM the clean up. No more ring around YOUR tub! HARLEM Cohen’s Fashion Optical 86 W 125th St 212 996 2676 62

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SCHOP! Personalized Food Service 917 689 7106 Imagine coming home after a long hard day to the smell of and a refrigerator filled with home cooked food and a clean kitchen to boot. It can be a reality with this personalized food service from owner and Food Curator, Kysha Harris. She has been menu planning, shopping, prepping and cooking for NYC busy urban professionals for over 14 years. Based in Harlem, your personal Kitchen Curator is just a call away! HARLEM Sudsy Water 247 W 145th St 212 694 8606 • 347 366 8079 2394 Adam Clayton Powell Jr, Blvd With everything there is to do on a weekly basis, now make one of them hassle free. For just .85¢/lb you can drop your panties…off…or for $1/lb your clothes can travel without your supervision. HARLEM Spa / Salon / Barber Bibi Salon 2220 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 932 2220 This quietly fierce little full-service spot welcomes clients of all hair types and lengths to beat their manes into submission. Their multicultural and internationally trained staff offers all hair services plus make-up and facial waxing. You’ll leave with a better version of you! HARLEM

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Denny Moe’s 2496 Frederick Douglass Blvd 646 423 5981 This is the barbershop for the guy who requires the star treatment every time he sits in the chair. Owner Denny Moe offers a grooming experience that always puts you at the top of your game. HARLEM IMENA Salon 1916 Park Ave 646 209 6382 The IMENA Salon is a membership salon in Harlem that offers clients multiple services and appointments per month for an affordable price. A great way to take care of your hair while having versatility with styling choices. HARLEM Levels 425 W 125th St 212 663 6144 A part of the Harlem community since 1996, Levels specializes in giving expert cuts to its selective and trend-conscious clientele, while focusing on the beauty of natural hair. HARLEM Polished Finger Tips 2198 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 222 4466 Dust yourself off and get polished up at Polished Finger Tips nail spa. Go for a quick mani-pedi and stay for their full menu of other services that includes, waxing, facials, massage and more. HARLEM exp e r i en ce w ah i .c o m


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YSB Salon 2520 Frederick Douglass Blvd 646 767 0034 Short, medium or long, natural or relaxed, curly or straight, yours or theirs (they offer hair extensions), YSB has the services you need when and how you need them. Take note, this is how divas are born! HARLEM

PJ Wine 4898 Broadway 212 567 5500 One of the leading wine and spirit retailers not only in New York City but in the United States is located in Inwood! Selecting the best wines in the world and selling them to you at exceptional prices is what they do. An experienced and knowledgeable team is who they are. Get to know them. WAHI

Wine & Spirits Cabrini Wines The Winery 831 W 181st St 247 W 116th St 212 568 3290 212 222 4866 Whether a wine and spirits connoisseur or novice, Cabrini Wines is This beautiful little boutique of a wine store specializes in handthe source for your fermented and distilled libations. Offering carefully crafted blends and provides stellar service with attendants who know curated wines and liquors from all their grapes, varietals and vintages. over the world the knowledgeable HARLEM staff can assist with any and all questions. WAHI Vines on Pine 814 W 187th St Madison Ave Wines 212 923 0584 1793 Madison Ave 212 987 0099 A true New York City neighborhood Brought to you by the same folks from Franks Market, this boutique is not complete without a local wine and spirits store and this one wine store pulls at your wine heartstrings with varietals, grapes, vinthas been providing great service for years. Visit to find your favorite ners and bouquets. A little small batch bourbon and an eclectic lot Pinot or distilled beverage, then take it with you or have it delivered. of ciders never hurt anybody either. Go, taste, buy - in that order! WAHI HARLEM


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