East Harlem especially, also known as El Barrio, does not empty in July and August. This part of town puts on a show.
We believe in all the stories that we tell, but for whatever reason a few sometimes rise above the rest.
Indulge in classic gingerbread and hot chocolate, or go for less traditional holiday dishes like pulled pork strudel and Persian street food.
The recent Harlem explosion tore through two buildings across the street from the Urban Garden Center and leveled the UGC’s greenhouse. They’re not backing down, though — in fact, they’re already back in business.
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.
We’re putting the finishing touches on our annual Eat Drink Local edition. It’s moving along, but won’t be ready until we have a cover, and that’s where we need your help.