Frederick Douglas Boulevard = 8th Avenue
Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Boulevard =ACP = 7th Avenue
Malcolm X Boulevard = Lenox Avenue
Hamilton Heights / Sugar Hill
The Grange - Very nice. @ Amsterdam and 141st St. (212) 491-1635
Harlem Wine Gallery - Friendly helpful service. @ St Nicholas Avenue and 148th St (212) 281-9463
Harlem Public - Everybody's neighborhood bar. @ Broadway and 149th (212) 939-9404
The Chipped Cup - Broadway between 148th and 149th, downstairs. Cute. (212) 368-8881
Tonalli Restaurant - Continental Italian cusine. Relaxed, family friendly atmosphere. Broadway between 149th and 150th 212-926-0399
Riverbank State Park - between 135th and 145th on the Hudson River. (212) 694-3600
WE ACT - 1854 Amsterdam Avenue @ 152nd Street, 2nd Floor Phone: (212) 961-1000
Olympic size swimming pool, ice skating rink, tennis courts etc. State of the Art. This park gave rise to the first people of color led environmental group WE ACT (see WEACT's history below)
WE ACT's mission is to build healthy communities by assuring that people of color and/or low-income participate meaningfully in the creation of sound and fair environmental health and protection policies and practices.
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Elsewhere in Harlem
The Gadson Gallery - Astounding fiber art by Laura Gadson
Shimoda Accessories - Gorgeous jewelry
Maison Harlem - 341 St Nicholas Ave @ 127th St 212.222.9224.
My new favorite place. Exquisite service, great food.
Red Rooster - 319 Lenox Avenue, betw 125th and 126th 212-792-9001
One of the hippest places in New Harlem. Jazz. Downtown Comes Uptown.
Jacob Restaurant Soul Food and Salad Bar - @ 129th and Lenox Ave/Malcolm X Blvd (212) 866-3663
Hats By Bunn - 2238 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd (betw 134th/135th) 212-694-3590
Custom, hand-made crowns. Bunn's hats are so fabulous people will stop you in the street.
Fairway 2328 12th Avenue (@ 132nd St) (212) 234-3883 Hours: M-SUN 8AM-11PM
They have great fresh vegetables, reasonably priced. They make great soups and granola. They have a nice prepared food selection which you can buy and eat across the street at the new Hudson River Park.
Dinosaur Bar B Que - 700 West 125th St @ Hudson River, close to Fairway 212-694-1777
Best Uptown BarBQ joint! Always a wait, unless you make a reservation. Friendly.
Kitchenette Uptown - 1272 Amsterdam Avenue @ 122nd St. 212-531-7600
Time Out NY Best Of Harlem
Very tasty. My picky Aunt even liked it.
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And Around Town
Waistbeads by Sewra - Lovely waistbeads
Kiini Ibura Jewelry / Melody Burns - Stunning jewelry
Tribal Truths / Brenda Brunson-Bey - Eye-catching and Beautiful Afri-centric clothing and guaranteed to fit the Afro-physique. Formal to casual wear. Brenda dresses the Stars!
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