East Harlem especially, also known as El Barrio, does not empty in July and August. This part of town puts on a show.
It’s nearly 10 years since I wrote the editor’s letter for the launch of Edible Brooklyn — and over seven since I typed Edible Manhattan’s first.
Like the season, these market options are fleeting. Best make the most of them while you can.
Since opening in East Harlem two years ago, the Urban Garden Center has been the go-to spot for urban gardeners and hobbyists. Beyond that, it’s a community hub serving education, entertainment and fresh eats along the way.
Last week we stopped in to visit the newly refurbished La Marqueta in East Harlem, the indoor, city-owned food market on Park Avenue between…