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Summer in NYC 2014, Activity #23: Jado Sushi

Jado SushiNeighborhood: Central HarlemVenue: Sushi BarAtmosphere: Casual, ProfessionalCrowd/Scene: Yuppies, HarlemnitesFoursquare Check-in: http://4sq.com/1wgf2iuRating: 4 Stars Jado Sushi is one of the many restaurants trying to convert Central Harlem into one of Manhattan’s premiere destinations for foodies. For those of you who don’t already know, Harlem’s Restaurant … Continue reading

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Summer in NYC 2014, Activity #17: Red Rooster

Red RoosterNeighborhood: Central HarlemVenue: Restaurant Atmosphere: Low-key, JazzCrowd/Scene: Food & Music loversFoursquare Check-in: http://4sq.com/1lGb7u1Rating: 3 Stars Despite having been in the same building as Red Rooster many times (Red Rooster operates a club downstairs called Ginny’s), I had never actually eaten at the restaurant that has garnered … Continue reading

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Summer in NYC 2014, Activity #15: Mamajuana Cafe

Mamajuana CafeNeighborhood: InwoodVenue: Bar & RestaurantAtmosphere: Dance, NightlifeCrowd/Scene: Partiers, DancersFoursquare Check-in: N/ARating: 3 Stars Mamajuana Cafe! I just happened across this place one day when I was walking back from La Marina, and upon finally entering it this summer, I can tell you, it’s … Continue reading

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Summer in NYC 2014, Activity #14: La Marina Outdoor Club

La Marina NYCNeighborhood: InwoodVenue: Outdoor Bar/ClubAtmosphere: Club, Lounge, DanceCrowd/Scene: Trendy, PartiersFoursquare Check-in: http://4sq.com/1lGacK5Rating: 5 Stars La Marina is probably one of the best kept-secrets in Manhattan–well, depending on the demographic you belong to. It’s pretty safe to say that if you are an inhabitant of the … Continue reading

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Summer Activity #11: Hudson River Cafe – “View v. Food”

Hudson River Cafe Neighborhood: West Harlem Venue: Restaurant, Lounge Atmosphere: Trendy, Fashionable People: Young, Urban, Diverse Rating: 3 I don’t think there is another place in the world where the people love a good brunch as much as New Yorkers … Continue reading

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Going Local: Harlem is “Lightening” Up

An article in the New York Times (which you can tell is about the only newspaper I read) caught my eye today. The article detailed the shifting population in Harlem, where blacks are making up a smaller percentage of the … Continue reading

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Ten Things, Year by Year, To Expect By 2020

Today is December 31, 2009, the last day of the year and of the decade. That has a lot of television shows, newscasts, radio programs and blogs reminiscing over the past, detailing events that are no longer in our control. … Continue reading

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