The Baylander (IX-514), long since retired from naval service has found it’s way up the Hudson and is docked at the West Harlem Piers off 125th street.
The culmination of years (that turned into decades) of digging and construction was realized today with the public opening of the second avenue subway line.
If I had to rate my garden this season it would be a solid 10 out of 10. What can I say, I have a green thumb…. Or more likely the case, my neighbors helped guide me on what to plant, how to plant it, watering when I failed and generally making sure I had a great season.
And I think that’s the point. My little garden in central Harlem is a real community affair. Neighbors talk with each other. They ask how each other’s days were. Wait, wait. Talking? Asking? Genuine interest in your neighbor? In New York? No Way!
The Harlem Arts Festival is back at Marcus Garvey Park this weekend (June 25th-26th!) We covered the festivities last year and it really is a wonderful community event.
You can easily access the park by most NYC subway lines exiting at the 125th street stop and then a short walk. While you are in the neighborhood be sure to take advantage of some great restaurants, photo opportunities of historic brownstones and the local gallery scene.
By Jeremy Sierra There are subscription services for movies, wine, music, clothes, and even dinner. Now, if you live in Lower Manhattan, there’s one for coffee. If you like to be on a first name basis with your barista and you live or work in the financial district, […]
You look up and your eye follows the length of the train bridge overhead. Above you, passing on those tracks are Metro-North trains taking passengers up to White Plains, along the Hudson and over to Connecticut.
Your lower your gaze and it front of you is a long path of greenery, found at the Urban Garden Center. It is a garden of eden on 116th street and Park Avenue. Surrounded by the city, you are standing amongst trees, flowers, succulents, vegetable and herb sprouts.
This is the BEST stair workout in all of Manhattan.
WARNING: Graphic Workout Images Included Below
By Seth Fera-Schanes Want to feel like the 1 percent in nyc? It’s quite simple, really. Download any number of real estate apps (my personal choice in Trulia) and head to the advanced filters page. Select the ‘open house’ box to highlight properties in your area, or any […]
By Elissa Gilbert. Photos by Museum at FIT. The upstairs exhibit at the Museum at FIT is called Denim: Fashion’s Frontier. The exhibit includes the prosaic denim blouses worn by Rosie the Riveter and stretches to an elegant white and black denim gown, plus slightly vintage ads by […]
The best pizza to be found in uptown.
From coal to wood fired, Neapolitan or the NYC slice, this is your guide to the best pies in Harlem