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SEE 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.

GALLERIES Essie Green Galleries 419A Convent Ave 212 368 9635 Founded in 1979 in Brooklyn and 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.

HISTORIC LANDMARKS Duke Ellington Memorial 110th St & 5th Ave 212 310 6600 The first memorial to an African American in Central Park, this captivating 25 ft. tall, black patinated bronze structure features an 8 ft. tall statue of the legendary jazz king.

Hamilton Landmark Galleries 467 W 144 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.

General Grant National Memorial Riverside Drive & 122nd St 212 666 1640 Completed in 1897 and the largest tomb in N. America, this majestic granite and marble site overlooking the Hudson and Harlem Rivers is the final resting place of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant.

Renaissance Fine Arts (RFA) 2075 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvd 212 866 1660 A welcomed newcomer to the uptown art scene having opened in fall 2009, founder Curtis Jacobs and director Paula Coleman, RFA brings the work of cotemporary painters, sculptors, and photographers from the African diaspora.

Hamilton Heights Historic District 142nd to 145th Streets between Amsterdam & St. Nicholas Aves 212 281 4442 Comprising the areas of Hamilton Heights, Sugar Hill and West Harlem, this district boasts some of New York’s richest and diverse architecture. Be sure to take a tour.

Rio Gallery II 583 Riverside Drive, 7th Fl 212 568 2030 broadwayhousing.org/galleries 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 presenting performances by musicians, poets, writers and dancers.

Morris Jumel Mansion 65 Jumel Terrace 212 923 8008 www.morrisjumel.org Built in 1765 by British Colonel Roger Morris, George Washington used the home as his headquartersin 1776. Stephen and Eliza Jumel later bought it and today it’s a museum.

Taller Boricua Galleries at Julio de Burgos Latino Cultural Center 1680 Lexington Ave 212 831 4333 www.tallerboricua.org A part of El Barrio for 40 years,

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Mount Morris Park Historic District 119th – 124th Sts between Lenox Ave & Mount Morris Park West With homes built in the 1880s

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SEE MIST 46 West 116 St 646 688 5886 www.myimagestudios.com Sustainably built in Harlem’s first green building, The Kalahari, MIST is a fair trade cultural center housing three state of the art studios used for various events and screenings plus a full service restaurant.

and 1890s, this enclave boasts some of New York’s most elegant townhouses. The annual house tour is an absolute must-do for home enthusiasts. Strivers Row 138th - 139th Streets between Adam Clayton Powell, Jr Blvd & 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.

MUSEUMS/ CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS El Museo del Barrio 1230 5th Ave 212 831 7272 www.elmuseo.org New York’s premier Latino arts institution, housing dazzling 8,000-piece collection of Caribbean and Latin American art, pre-Columbian to the present.

MOVIES/FILM ImageNation 2031 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr Blvd 212 694 2887 www.imagenation.us The Raw Space on the avenue was created to establish arthousecinema about and for people of color. With an outdoor music festival, readings, exhibits, screenings and other diverse programming enlightenment isn’t far away.

Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) 645 St. Nicholas Ave 212 926 4100 www.harlemschoolofthearts.org 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.

Magic Johnson Theater 2309 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 665 6981 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.

Museum of the City of New York 1220 5th Ave 212 534 1673 www.mcny.org Learn all about the fascinating and diverse past, present and future of the Big Apple in this museum housing over 1.5 million objects and images celebrating America’s greatest city.

Maysles Cinema 343 Lenox Ave 212 582 6050 www.mayslesfilms.com Founded by legendary documetary filmmaker Albert Maysles and a part of this film master’s nonprofit uptown film institute, this cinema specializes in bringing independent documentary film and video to uptown audiences.

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture 515 Lenox Ave 212 491 2200 www.nypl.org/research/sc/sc.html One of the world’s largest research centers devoted to people of the African diaspora.

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SEE Mama Foundation for the Arts 149 W 126th St 212 280 1045 www.mamafoundation.org Inspired by the worldwide success of the award-winning Mama, I Want to Sing, the Foundation’s mission is to promote the history of gospel, jazz and R&B for all generations. Harlem legend Vy Higginsen is Executive Director of this cultural space to providing training and employment as performing artists.

The Center also hosts relevant film screenings, concerts, lectures and exhibits. Studio Museum in Harlem 144 W 125th St 212 864 4500 www.studiomuseum.org 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.

Take Wing and Soar Productions, Inc. 45 Tiemann Pl 212 696 6575 www.takewingandsoar.org 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.

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem 104 E 126th St 212 348 8300 www.jazzmuseuminharlem.org 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.

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Apollo Theater 253 W 125th St 212 531 5305 www.apollotheater.com An American treasure for decades, this fabled venue has launched the careers of the world’s most legendary performers of today. The Apollo Music Café program showcases the new legends of tomorrow.

Classical Theatre of Harlem 566 W 159th St #44 347 688 6304 www.classicaltheatreofharlem.org CTH is committed to returning the “classics” to Harlem. The award-winning theater presents the works of Shakespeare, August Wilson, Euripides, Melvin Van Peebles and others to the community.

Harlem Stage 150 Convent Ave 212 650 7100 www.harlemstage.org Theater, dance, music—it is all on the Harlem Stage. Located near City College, this theater celebrates 30 years of bringing world artistry and exuberance to Harlem.

Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) 466 W 152nd St 212 690 2800 www.dancetheatreofharlem.com 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!

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The Riverside Theatre 91 Claremont Ave 212 870 6784 www.theriversidetheatre.org Located inside the historic

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Riverside Church, this first-class theater presents exceptional theater, dance, film and more. Perfect for the whole family from Youth Theater to the NY Family Arts Festival.

legendary names have graced its stage. Live jazz (and a cocktail) is the name of the game Tues.–Thurs. Shrine 2271 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr Blvd 212 690 7807 www.shrinenyc.com Live world vibes permeate this extra funky, authentically eclectic venue where the crowd is global, the décor retro cool, the drinks hip and the food quite good and plentiful.

MUSIC American Legion Post #398 248 W 132nd St 212 283 9701 Mark your calendars! Sunday and Thursday nights are all about the best in live jazz at this no-frills haunt in the American Legion lodge uptown. If that is not enough, enjoy good affordable soul food too! Toe-tappin’ AND lip-smackin’?! Yes!

Sundae Sermon www.sundaesermon.com What began as an amazing family and friends gathering in the park on one Sunday a month in the summer to listen to Harlem’s resident deejay, DJ Stormin Norman has blown up to an even larger event, plus other music related events throughout the year.

Jazzmobile 154 W 127th St 212 866 4000 jazzmobile.org Founded in 1964, 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.

THE WORD Abyssinian Baptist Church 132 Odell Clark Pl 212 862 7474 www.abyssinian.org One of New York’s most historic churches, Adam Clayton Powell Sr. and his son, Congressman Adam Clayton Powell Jr., preached here. A stunning structure completed in 1923, it is a must-stop for history lovers.

Minton’s 206 W 118th St 212 243 2222 www.mintonsharlem.com 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, high-class, entertainment destinations that inspired Harlem’s renaissance.

Canaan Baptist Church of Christ 132 W 116th St 212 866 0301 Gospel that will fill your spirit is what you’ll hear at this church whose pastor emeritus is the great civil rights activist Wyatt Tee Walker who worked closely with Martin Luther King Jr.

Showman’s Lounge 375 W 125th St 212 864 8941 A Harlem great since 1942, Sarah Vaughn, the Duke and other

Church of the Intercession 550 W 155th St 212 283 6200 intercessionnyc.dioceseny.org Erected between 1911 and 1914

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TASTE The Riverside Church 490 Riverside Dr 212 870 6774 www.theriversidechurchny.org Modeled after the 13th century Gothic cathedral in Chartes, France, this spellbinding interdenominational church has had many famous preachers in its pulpit including Martin Luther King Jr.

this gargantuan Neo Gothic structure is immense pleasure to the eyes of any architecture maven. Convent Avenue Baptist Church 425 W 144th St 212 234 6767 www.conventchurch.org One of Harlem’s most popular and influential churches— Barack Obama spoke here on the campaign trail—it elegantly graces one of uptown’s most gloriously beautiful blocks.

AFRICAN Africa Kine Restaurant 256 W 116th St 212 666 9400 www.africakinerestaurant.com This eatery welcomes you to Senegal. It was one of the first Senegalese restaurants on 116th St, the hub of Harlem’s West African community. First bite? Try the national dish, Thiebou Djeun, “fish and rice.”

First Corinthian Baptist Church 1912 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr Blvd 212 864 5976 Built as an elaborate movie palace in 1913, the ornate, stately structure became home to the church in 1964. Tourists flock here for the rousing, spirit-filled gospel. Mother AME Zion Church 140 W 137th St 212 234 1545 Established in 1796 as the first black church founded in New York State, the church was known as the “Freedom Church” during the Underground Railroad.

Les Ambassades 2200 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 666 0078 341 Lenox Ave · 212 866 9700 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. Head east to their Lenox Ave location to add a full bar and DJ to the mix! Merci beaucoup!

St. Charles Borromeo Church 211 W 141st St 212 281 2100 www.churchofstcharlesborromeo harlem.com A spirit-filled Roman Catholic community where the upbeat gospel music each Sunday rivals Harlem’s Protestant places of worship.

Massawa 1239 Amsterdam Ave 212 663 0505 www.massawanyc.com If you enjoy eating with your hands, spicy foods or the combination go to this family run Eritrean & Ethiopian restaurant. For 25 years they have been making traditional dishes for hungry patrons. Roll up your sleeves and dig in!

St. John the Divine 1047 Amsterdam Ave 212 316 7490 www.stjohndivine.org Completed in 1899 to serve the Episcopal Church, this magnificent gothic cathedral is undeniably breathtaking. Many famous people have been eulogized here including James Baldwin.

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TASTE Zoma 2084 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 662 0620 www.zomanyc.com 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.

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. Deluxe 2896 Broadway 212 662 7900 www.deluxenyc.com With an upscale diner feel, Deluxe serves up the word “reliable.” It is the neighborhood spot for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The healthy portions are sure to leave you full, satisfied and coming back for more.

AMERICAN Bier International 2099 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 280 0944 www.bierinternational.com If beer is your weakness, stay far away from Harlem’s first Biergarten. Only the authentic international sausage menu matches the vast menu of int’l beers. Bier’s annual Oktoberfest is not to be missed!

5 and Diamond 2072 Frederick Douglass Blvd 917 860 4444 5anddiamondrestaurant.com 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!

Boulevard Bistro 239 Lenox Ave 212 678 6200 www.boulevardbistrony.com Situated on the corner of 122nd street on the ground floor of a townhouse this recently renovated and opened bistro offers all of the traditional fare one might normally find. Breakfast, lunch, dinner or brunch plus some classic French pastries are worth a stroll.

Frederick’s 2104 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 222 0075 Named in honor of the man of the boulevard, this reincarnated petite modern café bistro serves up coffee, pastries and light fare. The flood of daylight from its corner location will inspire Douglass’ greatness.

Community Food & Juice 2893 Broadway 212 665 2800 www.communityrestaurant.com Sunday brunch is a New York staple. 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 Food Bar 2100 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 222 9570 www.hfbnyc.com This convivial hang out, birthed by an East Harlem restaurateur, screams fun! The bright colors of the pop art wall and furniture bring a smile to your face while enjoying freshly prepared modern Americana fare.

Corner Social 321 Lenox Ave 212 510 8552 www.cornersocialnyc.com It’s all in the name…sitting right

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TASTE Harlem Shake 100 W 124th St 212 222 8300 www.harlemshakenyc.com No this is not a museum for the viral internet dance, this is the newly opened burger joint. The retro 50’s space also offers hotdogs, fries, sandwiches and shakes like the soon to be famous signature red velvet shake. Now shake a tail feather and git!

lunch, dinner, or just coffee and desert. The menu flirts with Mexican-influenced and Italian dishes. And for those wanting Americana fare, the burgers are true winners paired with sweet potato fries. Island Salad 22 E 125th St 212 860 3000 www.islandsalad.com Who said you can’t find healthy eating uptown? This salad lover’s dream offers favorites like island jerk salad, a Caribbean Cobb, and the Asian Rasta…or make your own salad and add specialty soft drinks, organic coffees and teas.

Harlem Tavern 2153 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 866 4500 www.harlemtavern.com Once a long time car repair shop, the space on 116th St was converted to an indoor/outdoor sports bar and restaurant. Join your crew on game night for a pint and some Harlem-style cheering and jeering!

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 daylong…that is if you make it past the enticing display case.

Harvist Harlem Restaurant at MIST 46 W 116 St 646 688 5886 www.myimagestudios.com New to the Harlem culinary landscape, this part of the MIST triple-threat treats you to seasonal American food starring low country dishes from the Carolinas influenced by the Harlem diaspora.

Melba’s 300 W 114th St 212 864 7777 www.melbasrestaurant.com 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.

Hudson River Café 697 W 133rd St 212 491 9111 www.hudsonrivercafe.com Outdoor patios, hipsters and savory New American seafood dishes are the draw at this swanky converted old mechanic’s shop. A cool spot near the river on a hot night is now easy to have.

Native 161 Lenox Ave 212 665 2525 www.harlemnativenyc.com With French Moroccan and Caribbean cuisine, this is one of Harlem’s first and most popular hangouts and eateries of the neo renaissance. There is a plethora of favorites dishes to covet. Go and discover your own!

Il Caffe Latte 189 Lenox Ave 212 222 2241 www.ilcaffelatte.com Just what Harlem needed: a nice little cozy spot for breakfast,

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TASTE Red Rooster/ Ginny’s Supper Club 310 Lenox Ave 212 792 9001 www.redroosterharlem.com You’ve heard of this “downtown come uptown” spot from the famous Harlem resident executive chef and restaurateur. Now come and check it out for yourself and stop downstairs at Ginny’s for live entertainment and booty shakin’ when the mood strikes you.

The Park 112 2080 Frederick Douglass Blvd 646 524 6610 www.thepark112.com The latest addition to Harlem’s restaurant row, The Park 112 offers an eclectic menu of small plates and a wine selection from innovative self-serve machines. The decor of the modern and warm toned 2000 sq. ft. space includes an illuminated communal table delivering a relaxed social approach to dining.

Shell’s Bistro 2150 5th Ave 212 234 5600 Tucking you away on the ground floor of a Harlem townhouse, this eatery envelops you with bistrostyle comfort food. Whether a light soup and salad lunch or an Asian short rib dinner, this nook will take you away.

ASIAN Jado Sushi 2118 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 866 2118 www.jadosushi.com If you are anywhere on the spectrum of a sushi eater — from I’ll try it to I live for it — you know not to trust just any old spot. It must be quality, it must be fresh, it must be delicious. Well, check, check and check! Sushi is in Harlem!

The Cecil 210 W 118th St 212 866 1262 www.thececilharlem.com The world’s only Afro-AsianAmerican brasserie, the Cecil offers full-flavored food with personality. Its exciting menu, created by Executive Chef Alexander Smalls, harmonizes the traditional with the imaginativeto celebrate the food of the African Diaspora.

Jin Ramen 3183 Broadway 646 559 2862 www.jinramen.com 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.

The Grange 1635 Amsterdam Ave 212 491 1635 www.thegrangebarnyc.com Farm to table has come to Harlem at this newly opened 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.

BAKERIES Lee Lee’s Bakery 283 W 118th St 917 493 6633 www.leeleesrugelach.com 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.

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TASTE Levain Bakery 2167 Frederick Douglass Blvd 646 455 0952 www.levainbakery.com 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, missing the smoky BBQ from home? Harley’s is here to give you a big food hug. Go for Thursday Happy Hour to watch the game with friends and stay for the craft beer, the smoker menu and the .50¢ wings! COFFEE/TEA Café One 1619 Amsterdam Ave 212 690 0060 Power up before class! Great muffins, breakfast sandwiches and coffee are the order of the day at this cozy spot near City College.

Make My Cake 121 St. Nicholas Ave 212 932 0833 www.makemycake.com The quintessential Harlem bakery, Make My Cake is a staple of the community serving specialty cakes, pies and confections. With a place like this at your sweet tooth’s disposal life could be a cakewalk!

East Harlem Café 153 E 104th St 646 387 7207 www.eastharlem-cafe.com 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.

Tonnie’s Minis 264 Lenox Ave 212 831 5292 www.tonniesminis.com Tonnie Rozier III brings his West Village confections uptown for some of the best cupcakes in the city. With Harlem favorites like the Cake Shot, the California, and the Hollywood, you’ll break all of your diet rules for one of these sugary jewels.

Lenox Coffee 60 W 129th St 646 833 7839 www.lenoxcoffee.com 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.

BBQ Dinosaur Bar-B-Que 646 W 131st St 212 694 1777 www.dinosaurbarbque.com You’ll think you’re below the Mason Dixon Line after you taste the real pit barbecue of juicy ribs, brisket, apple brined chicken and barbecued shrimp. While you are there, might as well pick up one of their sauces for future use too!

FAST BITES Papa Johns 329 Lenox Ave 212 280 7272 www.papajohns.com There is no dearth of fast food in Harlem and pizza is certainly no exception, but we love that our neighborhood location is owned and operated by a Harlem resident. Try a Quick Pick or build your masterpiece and enjoy a dessert pizza too!

Harley’s Smokeshack 355 E 116th St 212 828 6723 www.harleyssmokeshack.org Are you from the South, new to

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TASTE 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.

Maison Harlem 341 St. Nicholas Ave 212 222 9224 www.maisonharlem.com There is room for this newcomer French bistro in Harlem. Enjoy a bottle of vin and a board of fromage at the bar or un petit diner (brunch & lunch too) in the French-paned window dining room.

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 to have it, well, you have to have it. Treat yourself!

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.

FRENCH Café Le Monde 2885 Broadway 212 531 3939 www.lemondenyc.com 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.

INDIAN Ajanta 1237 Amsterdam Ave 212 316 6776 www.ajantaindi.com Affordable, great quality and delicious Indian food lives between 121st & 122nd streets. Standards like chicken tikka masala, biriyani and samosas are only the beginning of the tastes available.

Cedric 185 St. Nicholas Ave 212 866 7766 www.cedricbistro.com Perched on the corner of 119th St and Harlem’s historic St. Nicholas Ave, the vibrant red-awning on the outside of this French bistro signals the beginning of a joie de vivre experience to be had inside.

The Indian Café 2791 Broadway 212 749 9200 www.indiancafenyc.com Little India comes uptown at the Indian Café. Great curry, biryanis, tandoori and some of the tastiest nan, roti, and puri bread anywhere is right up the street in the neighborhood.

Chez Lucienne 308 Lenox Ave 212 289 2222 www.chezlucienne.com Can’t get to Paris these days? Chef Thomas Obaton’s new French bistro uptown will take you directly to the City of Lights. Affordable and delectable French classics like skirt steak, grilled salmon and paté ring with authenticity. The live world music is a boon!

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ITALIAN 1 Forno 135 W 116th St. 212 222 3030 www.1forno.com Forno, oven in Italian, the hearth of any kitchen. At 1 Forno their 1 beautiful mosaic wood-burning oven is

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TASTE Pisticci 125 La Salle Street 212 932 3500 www.pisticcinyc.com 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.

putting out 1 good thin crust pizza… plus hot sandwiches and salads too. It only takes 1. Let it burn! Bad Horse Pizza 2222 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 749 1258 www.badhorsepizza.com When you’ve had a “bad” day and all you need to make it better is a good thin crust pizza and a beer, it’s Bad Horse to the rescue.

Covo Trattoria Pizzeria Settepani 701 W 135th St 196 Lenox Ave 212 234 9573 917 492 4806 www.covony.com www.settepani.com Authentic, Old World Italian The cornerstone of Harlem’s dining is this place serving magical rebirth, this gem is a full-service homemade pastas and breads Italian restaurant and a staple for — rivaling even the best of Little the uptown crowd. You’ll be saying Italy, and some of the most tan- “buon journo,” “buona sera,” and talizing pizza in town. Late-night “buona notte” before you know it. it’s all about Covo Lounge with its lightening good cocktails and Vinateria tasty bar menu. 2211 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 662 8462 Lido Harlem www.vinaterianyc.com 2168 Frederick Douglass Blvd The rebirth of the Harlem wine 646 490 8575 bar sits on the corner of W 119th St. www.lidoharlem.com like the bow of a grey steamship. A This former tire repair shop modern sustainably built restaurant, transformed into an Italian reVinateria offers small, medium and spite, channeling gentle breezes large seasonal plates and curated from the Adriatic Sea. Go for a wines and spirits from small craft crostino and a glass of Prosecco producers. Whether Italy or Spain at the bar, stay for the gnocchi is your culinary port of call, the S.S. and seasonal specials. That’s Vinateria is taking passengers! amoré! LATIN AMERICAN Gran Piatto D’Oro 1429 5th Ave Agua Fresca 212 722 2244 207 E 117th St Piatto D’Oro I 212 996 2500 349 E 109th St www.aguafrescarestaurant.com 212 828 2929 Need to get off the beaten path to www.granpiattorestaurant.com enjoy a respite fusion of Mexican An Italian lover’s heaven in East and Latino foods? Agua Fresca Harlem with Old World charm. has just the ticket. Any place Homemade pastas, pizza and that has an empanada del dia is other dishes are freshly prepared the place you want to return to and seductively named. Try the see what awaits you inside that Sophia Loren (aka stuffed chickgolden shell. Salud! en breast). Meow!

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TASTE great price. If you want to splurge, Amor Cubano try the Alambre de Camarones! 2018 3rd Ave Don’t forget a pitcher of sangria! 212 348 7818 www.amorcubanorestaurant.com Floridita Succulent, traditional Cuban food is 2276 12th Ave what you’ll find here at this jumping 212 662 0090 spot serving island favorites like www.harlemfloridita.com skirt steak, marinated pork, and Excellent and affordable Cawhole fried marinated snapper. Live ribbean, Latin American and music Tuesday through Sunday and salsa weekends for the dancer in you. Cuban food are offered at this terrific Harlem diner where you’ll always feel at home. The Camaradas del Barrio breakfasts are so good they’ll Bar & Restaurant make you want to salsa. 2241 1st Ave 212 348 2703 MIDDLE EASTERN www.camaradaselbarrio.com Where friends meet friends Silvana in Spanish Harlem, this Puerto 300 W 116th St Rican favorite offers wines, 646 692 4935 international beers, excellent www.silvana-nyc.com Latin cuisine and fiery live music. The owners of Yatenga & Shrine have opened this new eatery, Cascabel Taqueria café and lounge off Frederick 2799 Broadway Douglass Blvd. Inexpensive and 212 665 1500 well-prepared Isreali foods like www.nyctacos.com falafel and shawarma are easy This is the west outpost of the choices. The downstairs lounge eastside original. Tacos are cermakes you feel like you’re in a tainly the start, but supported by Paris speakeasy. a cast of other caliente comidas. Weekday Happy Hour from 3-7pm Savann gives you $6 margaritas and a menu featuring $3 tacos amongst 2280 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 222 7990 other reduced-priced items. This formerly Upper West Side eatery moved to Harlem recently El Aguila to offer the neighborhood its first 137 E 116th St Turkish restaurant. Think foods 212 410 2450 on a stick, kebab, fresh salads elaguilanewyorkrestaurant.com It’s 3am and you have a hankering and other Mediterranean fare. Here’s to growing our palates! for some authentic tacos. Where ya gonna go? Make like a Steve SOUTHERN/SOUL Miller song and Fly Like an Eagle straight to Lexington Ave for al pastor, barbacoa or pollo and don’t forget an agua fresca.

Billie’s Black 271 W 119th St 212 280 2248 www.billiesblack.com This bar/restaurant serves its take on traditional soul food like fried catfish, BBQ ribs and more. The live jazz adds makes you want to linger over your cocktails long into the night.

El Paso Taqueria 237 E 116th St 212 860 9753 www.elpasotaqueria.com Viva Mexico! At this authentic taste of Mexicana you’ll find burritos, and huevos rancheros at a

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HARLEM BUSINESS ALLIANCE

Small Business Support Center and Co-Working Space Rentals

Located at:

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TASTE Londel’s Supper Club 2620 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 234 6114 www.londelsrestaurant.com This Striver’s Row pillar is known for its historical soul, Creole and Cajun classics, and first-class live entertainment. The Louisiana blackened catfish, baby backs and pan-seared salmon are just some of the highlights. Margie’s Red Rose Diner 275 W 144th St 212 491 7685 There is still soul food to be rediscovered in Harlem at this diner right off of 8th Ave. Opened since 1979, Margie’s is now run by the matriarch’s daughter Ayoka who still serves every dish with a smile...and at good prices! Stop in and find your favorite. Return for your second favorite.

Soul Food. Need we say more? Her Harlem institution has reigned supreme for over 50 years. Tourists and locals alike flock to it. Sylvia’s Also next door offers comedy, karaoke or just cocktails and fun. STEAKHOUSE Prime One 16 2257 1st Ave 646 590 2187 www.prime116.com There is a new steakhouse in the ‘hood offering the classics but with Latin sazon! Start with tequila ceviche & Peruvian causa and then dive into a t-bone, filet mignon or prime rib. Try a new side like salsa verde mashed potatoes too! Ricardo Steakhouse 2145 2nd Ave 212 289 5895 www.ricardosteakhouse.com For the meat lover who only wants only the very best, this neo Spanish Harlem eatery offers sizzling, juicy angus beef in a sparkling friendly atmosphere, rivaling some of the city’s finest steakhouses.

Miss Maude’s Spoonbread 547 Lenox Ave 212 690 3100 www.spoonbreadinc.com Owner Norma Jean Darden offers dishes from her family’s kitchen. It is down home, soul-folks food at its very best served in a warm atmosphere. Make sure y’all get some hot spoonbread too!

VEGETARIAN Uptown Juice Bar 14 E 125th St 212 987 2660 www.uptownjuicebar.com In addition to the green liquid meals, this vegetarian locale serves hot dishes soups, salads and non-dairy pastries a too! The socio-political conversation is free of charge.

Minton’s 206 W 118th St 212 243 2222 www.mintonsharlem.com 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, high-class, entertainment destinations that inspired Harlem’s renaissance.

ENTERTAINMENT/ BAR/LOUNGE Bleu Violin 1400 5th Ave 212 369 4800 Modern and sexy, Harlem’s Bleu Violin serves up live music, signature cocktails and small plates.

Sylvia’s 328 Lenox Ave 212 996 0660 www.sylviasrestaurant.com Sylvia’s Woods is the Queen of

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THE PULSE OF

HARLEM BOULEVARD BISTRO

239 Lenox Ave 212 678 6200 boulevardbistrony.com

CORNER SOCIAL

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SETTEPANI

196 Lenox Ave 917 492 4806 settepani.com

SYLVIA’S

328 Lenox Ave 212 996 0660 sylviasrestaurant.com Every neighborhood has a pulse. Lenox Avenue is Harlem’s with the east side and the westside only one avenue away. Its double wide, townhouse-lined streets are perhaps one of the only avenues in New York City where you can see from end to end merely with a turn of your head while crossing. This is where the new Harlem Renaissance was born and continues to grow.


HARLEM FLO

2276 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 316 3031 www.harlemflo.com

HARLEM FOOD BAR

2100 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 222 9570 www.hfbnyc.com

WELCOME T LAND YOGA

2116 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 866 5263 www.landyoga.com

What is called the G should really be “All-In to

Within 15 blocks, from you are welcomed with bar and bid bon voya streets with the first In between a flower a yoga studio, some more will fo

MELBA’S

300 w 114th St 212 864 7777 www.melbasrestaurant.com

SILVANA

300 w 116th St 646 692 4935 www.silvana-nyc.com

67 ORANGE STREET

2082 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 662 2030 www.67orangestreet.com


HARLEM SKIN CLINIC

2116 Frederick Douglass Blvd 917 309 6607 www.harlemskinclinic.com

HARLEM TAVERN

2153 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 866 4500 www.harlemtavern.com

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Gateway to Harlem e renamed the Harlem�.

110th to 125th streets, h a new American wine age into the uptown t Turkish restaurant. shop, a biergarten, e wicked falafel and ortify you.

LIDO HARLEM

2168 Frederick Douglass Blvd 646 490 8575 www.lidoharlem.com

SAVANN RESTAURANT

2280 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 222 7990

THE PARK 112 RESTAURANT & BAR

2080 Frederick Douglass Blvd 646 524 6610 www.thepark112.com

VINATERIA

2211 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 662 8462 www.vinaterianyc.com


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Cove Lounge 325 Lenox Ave 212 665 3455 www.coveloungenyc.com 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.

This is an upscale boutique for the fashion conscious shopper who appreciates an Afrocentric flare in their wardrobe – jour à la nuit. Harlem Haberdashery 245 Lenox Ave 646 707 0070 www.harlemhaberdashery.com How many times in your life do you get to use the word ‘haberdashery’? 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 Public 3612 Broadway 212 939 9404 www.harlempublic.com This dimly lit space will instantly make you feel like you have stepped into a neighborhood pub in England. Just grab a seat, order some suds, order some grub. ‘Nuff said!

Harlem’s Heaven Boutique 2538 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr Blvd 212 491 7706 www.harlemsheaven.com For some, an outfit is just not complete without the right hat. Harlem’s Heaven has you covered… literally. Find an exceptionally designed hat or have one custom designed for you.

67 Orange Street 2082 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 662 2030 www.67orangestreet.com Named in tribute for the address of the 19th century’s Almack’s, one of New York City’s first black-owned bars, this stylish lounge defines the Harlem cocktail. Try its signature Orange Street or the knowledge-dropping Emancipation. Some pretty wicked bar food too!

Hats by Bunn 2283 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr Blvd 212 694 3590 www.hatsbybunn.com 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. The Brownstone 24 E 125th St 212 996 7980 This Afrocentric-influenced lifestyle store showcases a potpourri of apparel, hats, jewelry, artwork, and cosmetics, mostly by local designers.

ACCESSORIES / APPAREL B. Oyama 2312 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr Blvd 212 234 5128 www.boyamahomme.com For gentlemen who see bespoke as a state of being, Benard Oyama’s haberdashery sells the Gabon native’s own suit, shirt, pant and neckwear designs in this most refined shop.

CHILDREN Grandma’s Place 84 W 120th St 212 360 6776 grandmasplaceinharlem.com It is a toy and children’s book lovers’ dream come true in this

Bébénoir 2164 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 828 5775 www.bebenoir.com

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SHOP 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.

composition making your arrangement a unique piece of art. Harlem Flo 2276 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 316 3031 www.harlemflo.com Having consolidated their two locations into one, Harlem Flo houses their minimalist style floral design and a large array of curated jewelry, art and décor mostly from Harlem artisans. Get in the “Flo”!

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.

Katrina Parris Flowers 191 Lenox Ave 212 222 7030 www.kpfny.com Nestled into a townhouse, Katrina Parris’ full-service shop creates handcrafted couture floral designs earning clients like Time Warner, the Clinton Foundation and Swarovski. You can find artisanal chocolates, soy candles and other unique gifts too!

Kidberry 2046 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd 212 866 5440 www.kidberrynyc.com Kids just want to have fun and they will at this safe, education and music center for children in South Harlem. Offering creative classes and activities, Kidberry is devoted to promoting physical, intellectual, emotional, and social skills.

GROCERIES Best Yet 2187 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 377 2300 www.bestyetmarket.com 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, plus a fullservice bakery and coffee shop and a vast beer selection — all at the “best” prices. Finally! We’ve waited long enough!

FLOWERS Barbara’s Flowers 2522 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 234 3211 www.harlemflowers.com 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.

Fairway Market · Harlem 2328 12th Ave 212 234 3883 www.fairwaymarket.com The New York institution in Harlem! When it comes to the best in grocery shopping, Fairway always provides the choicest of fresh produce, meats, cheese, seafood, breads, gourmet items and

Franz James Floral Boutique 2114 Frederick Douglas Blvd 212 531 1400 www.fjfloral.com The philosophy of the Franz James boutique is Flowers As ArtTM. Color, shape, texture, dimension all contribute to each

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SHOP prepared foods to be found. It will become your weekly obsession. Harlem Shambles 2141 Frederick Douglass Blvd 646 476 4650 www.harlemshambles.com 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++!

saving packages, workshops and skin care products are also available. Honey Salon 174 St Nicholas Ave 212 663 0100 www.honeysalonnyc.com 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?

HEALTH/BEAUTY

HEALTH/FITNESS

Carol’s Daughter/ Mirror Hair Salon 24 W 125th St 212 828 6757 www.carolsdaughter.com Skincare products at their finest is Carol’s Daughter. This store offers more than 300 personal care and beauty products. The newly opened Mirror Hair Salon offers an extensive menu of services for natural and processed hair. An affordable $25 consultation will assure your hair is getting what it needs. EG Bodywork 2198 Frederick Douglass Blvd 917 748 1580 www.egbodywork.com There is a place in your neighborhood that focuses on helping you live a healthier life through massage. Founder and LMT Edwin Genece offers deep tissue to pre-natal to reiki services that will soothe your soul and your aching muscles too. Harlem Skin Clinic 2116 Frederick Douglass Blvd 917 309 6607 ww.harlemskinclinic.com 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

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Bikram Yoga East Harlem 4 E 116th St 212 369 1830 www.bikramyogaeastharlem.com Yoga guru Bikram Choudhury’s techniques come to East Harlem! Practice the healthy and energylifting wonders of hot-room yoga at a comfortable, spacious and green-conscious studio. Mat storage, lockers, showers and babysitting are available upon request. Bikram Yoga Harlem 518 W 145th St 212 926 0753 www.bikramyogaharlem.com 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! Brownstone Fitness 157 West 118th St 866 992 9172 www.brownstonefitness.com A healthy Harlem is a happy Harlem! Brownstone Fitness meets you where you are with personal assessment and body fat analysis. Private, semi private and group sessions are available both on and off site.

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SHOP Harlem YMCA 180 W 135th St 212 281 4100 www.ymcanyc.org 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 are plenty.

SERVICES Alpha Brothers Home Cleaning 887 St. Nicholas Ave 212 926 9601 Offering a wide range of cleaning services at affordable prices Alpha Brothers is the standard by which other house cleaning and maid services in New York are measured. Cohen’s Fashion Optical 86 W 125th St 212 996 2676 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.

Land Yoga 2116 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 866 5263 www.landyoga.com The Harlem yoga studio newbie, Land showcases an Ashtanga practice with classes for kids and pre/post natal women plus general wellness services. HOME FURNISHINGS & ACCESSORIES

Dr. Merrick’s Dental Studio 260 W 139th St. 212 281 1283 www.drmerrick-dentalstudio.com 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.

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 Center for Aesthetic Dentistry 470 Lenox Ave, Suite 1D Lenox Terrace Apartments 212 283 4800 www.harlemdentistry.com There’s nothing like a beautiful smile and the professionals at this uptown dental center want you to look your best. Providing cosmetic dentistry, implant dentistry, Invisalign orthodontics, tooth whitening and much more.

Swing 1960 Adam Clayton Powell Jr, Blvd 212 222 5802 www.swing-nyc.com A self-defined “concept” store, this unique shop’s greatest asset is versatility. Carrying everything from designer clothing to home furnishings to high-end candles, this uptown slice of Soho is worth a “swing” by. 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.

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SCHOP! Personalized Food Service 917 689 7106 www.SCHOPnyc.com Owner and Food Curator, Kysha Harris has been menu planning, shopping, prepping and cooking for NYC busy urban profession-

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SHOP 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.

als for over 10 years. Based in Harlem, your personal Kitchen Curator is just a call away! Sudsy Water · Harlem 2394 Adam Clayton Powell Jr, Blvd 347 366 8079 www.sudsywater.com 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.

SPECIALTY MODSquad Cycles 2119 Frederick Douglass Blvd 212 865 5050 www.modsquadcycles.com It’s time to make good use of the new NYC bike lanes and MODSquad wants to make sure the experience is the best it can be. Stop in to fill your tires or rent a bike for the day. Yes, you can buy a new bike, gear, infant seats, maintenance service, and more too!

SPA / SALON / BARBER Denny Moe’s 2496 Frederick Douglass Blvd 646 423 5981 dennymoesuperstarbarbershop.com 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.

WINES / SPIRITS

IMENA Salon 1916 Park Ave. www.imenainc.com 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.

Madison Ave Wines 1793 Madison Ave 212 987 0099 A true New York City neighborhood is not complete without a local wine and spirits store and this one has been providing great service for years. Visit to find your favorite Pinot or distilled beverage, then take it with you or have it delivered.

Levels 425 W 125th St 212 663 6144 www.levelsbarbershop.com 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.

The Winery 247 West 116th St 212 222 4866 www.thewineryonline.com This beautiful little boutique of a wine store specializes in handcrafted blends and provides stellar service with attendants who know their grapes, varietals and vintages.

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At Iris House, We Save Lives. 20 Years Ago when there were no services for Latina and African-American Women Living with HIV, Iris House was founded by our community for our community. Today, we serve more than 4,000 people every year with direct services, and share HIV Prevention Education

Food and Nutrition Services including Hot Meals and Pantry Bags Support Groups Scatter Site Housing Programs Prevention Education Connection to Care The Annual Women as the Face of AIDS Summit and Health Fair and more. For more information, or to donate and support these programs, visit

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HARLEM CONGREGATIONS FOR COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT, INC. 2854 Frederick Douglass Boulevard · New York, NY 10039 TEL 212.281.4887 · FAX 212.281.2194

The Office of Real Estate Development coordinates the development of low and middle income housing in the Harlem community. HCCI has developed approximately 3,400 units of housing and more than 120,000 square feet of commercial spaces including a 45,000-ft Pathmark supermarket. HCCI manages over 48 corporate and business entities in New York. REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT · ASSET MANAGEMENT MARKETING & SALES · COMMERCIAL SPACES BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ECONOMIC & ENVIRONMENTAL STUDY Contact: Malcolm Punter, Executive Vice President · 212.281.4887 x213 Office of Real Estate Development


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 PEDIATRIC ASSOCIATES 212·678·KIDS (5437)

2235 Frederick Douglass Blvd. (between 120th & 121st Sts.)

Harlem’s first fun, family-friendly, free outdoor dance party and community picnic is the premiere Uptown summer place to be. Created by Harlem’s own DJ Stormin Norman, Sundae Sermon hosts top DJ’s playing the best soulful and deep house, dance classics, afro-beat and beyond attracting thousands yet feels like a family celebration.

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Harvist/MIST Hudson River Café Il Caffe Latte Island Salad Kitchenette Melba’s Native Red Rooster / Ginny’s Shell’s Bistro The Cecil The Grange The Park 112 ASIAN Jin Ramen Jado Sushi Lee Lee’s Bakery Levain Bakery Make My Cake Tonnie’s Minis BBQ Dinosaur Harley’s COFFEE/TEA Café One East Harlem Café Lenox Coffee FAST BITES Papa Johns FRENCH Café Le Monde Cedric Chez Lucienne Maison Harlem* Yatenga INDIAN Ajanta The Indian Café ITALIAN 1 Forno Bad Horse Pizza Vinateria Gran Piatto D’Oro Piatto D’Oro I* Lido Harlem Pisticci Settepani Vinateria LATIN AMERICAN Agua Fresca Amor Cubano Camaradas* Cascabel Taqueria El Aguila El Paso Taqueria Floridita MIDDLE EASTERN Savann Silvana SOUTHERN/SOUL Billie’s Black Londel’s Minton’s Spoonbread Sylvia’s

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STEAKHOUSE 109 Prime One 16* 110 Ricardo* VEGETARIAN 111 Uptown Juice Bar ENTERTAINMENT/ BAR 112 Bleu Violin 113 Cove Lounge 114 Harlem Public 115 67 Orange Street SHOP ACCESSORIES/ APPAREL 116 B. Oyama 117 Bébénoir 118 Haberdashery 119 Harlem’s Heaven 120 Hats by Bunn 121 The Brownstone CHILDREN 122 Grandma’s Place 123 Harlem Pediatrics 124 Kidberry FLOWERS 125 Barbara’s Flowers 126 Franz James Floral 127 Harlem Flo 128 Katrina Parris GROCERIES 129 Best Yet 130 Fairway Market 131 Harlem Shambles HEALTH/BEAUTY 132 Carol’s Daughter 133 EG Bodywork 134 Harlem Skin Clinic 135 Honey Salon HEALTH/FITNESS 136 Bikram Yoga East 137 Bikram Yoga 138 Brownstone Fitness 139 Harlem YMCA 140 Land Yoga HOME FURNISHINGS 141 H & M Art Gallery 142 Swing 143 Yara Imports SERVICES 144 Alpha Bros Cleaning 145 Cohen’s 146 Dr. Merrick’s Dental 147 Harlem Center for Aesthetic Dentistry 148 Sudsy Water SPA/ SALON/BARBER 149 Denny Moe’s 150 IMENA Salon* 151 Levels 152 Polished SPECIALTY 153 MODSquad Cycles WINES/SPIRITS 154 Madison Ave Wines 155 The Winery


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(NORTH)

W 155th St

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Amsterdam Ave

Broadway

144

114

HAMILTON HEIGHTS W 145th St

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137

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66 76

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135th St

Amsterdam Ave

Broadway

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57

130

74

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St Nicholas Park


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WEST HARLEM

(SOUTH)

130

74

MANHATTANVILLE

101

68 83 25

151

31

92

Broadway

125th St

60 7

41

28

MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS

Amsterdam Ave

85

Morningside Park 51

49 80

Broadway

40

110th St

98 86

43


149

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Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd

Frederick Douglass Blvd

39

148

33

125

135th St

120

32 84

Malcolm X Blvd

145th St

Lenox Ave

105

ll Jr Blvd

Frederick Douglass Blvd

Jackie Robinson Park

CENTRAL HARLEM (NORTH)

119

CENTRAL HARLEM

146

107

38

116

19

139

147


(SOUTH) 78

Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd

CENTRAL HARLEM

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30

79

113

108

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Frederick Douglass Blvd

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20

125th St

145

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54

73

124

127

118

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123

Malcolm X Blvd

102

120th St

88

58 128

93

122

81 94 43 133

70

71 55

153

106 65

72

42 155

87

116th St

37

134 140

69 126

61

62

138

91 117

103 131

142

104

52 53

115 67

47

46

110th St

45

56

34

Lenox Ave

129

135

152

Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd

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CENTRAL HARLEM

Cenrtal Park


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46

2nd Ave

116th St

2nd Ave

110th St

3rd Ave 3rd Ave

Lexington Ave

Madison Ave

141

Lexington Ave

136

Park Ave

Madison Ave

Marcus Garvey Memorial Park

5th Ave

Park A

150

Park Ave

5th Ave

EAST HARLEM

(EL BARRIO)

111 121

154

90a

95

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EAST HARLEM

96

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2013/2014 Essential Harlem Guide  

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