By Miles Marshall Lewis Sage advice for anyone visiting anyplace foreign is to check in with somebody local to the area for a true lay of the land. But what if that newfound land is Harlem? Whether you’re crashing at an Airbnb above 110th Street or a diehard native New Yorker, consider this brief guide an in-the-know indigenous voice to Uptown for the fall season. From the legendary Apollo Theater and the Studio Museum of Harlem across 125th Street to the National Black Theat
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By Miles Marshall Lewis This Friday, Whole Foods Harlem turns two weeks old. Rather than rush to a snap judgment over the upscale supermarket’s arrival uptown, I chose to let its presence sink in for a bit before deciding how I really felt. Unpacking my thoughts like a recyclable grocery bag isn’t so easy, because the reality of a 125th Street Whole Foods is complicated. Some feel it’s a doomsday harbinger of things to come, re: rising property rates and further gentrificatio
The Soul Train Tribute — arguably the hottest Jam in the park for six consecutive years — celebrates the soundtrack of American social movements with a tribute to Freedom Songs from the Soul Train Era! With Music spun by DJ Stormin’ Norman of Sundae Sermon, this tribute will feature music from Soul Train artists: James Brown, Marvin Gaye, Curtis Mayfield, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder and others interpreted by an all-star cast of independent artists including: Aiyana Smash,