Monday, April 24, 2017

BESPOKE: HARLEM EATUP! 2017




The third annual Harlem Eatup! Festival dates have been announced for 2017 and tickets are already on sale. Taking place May 18th – 21st, Harlem EatUp! is a celebration of Harlem’s rich culture, art and rapidly growing culinary scene. The four-day festival will take place throughout the neighborhood, with events that include Dine-Ins at some of Harlem’s restaurants featuring guest chefs, and a two-day outdoor Grand Tasting at Morningside Park. Among the many restaurants to be featured this year include: BLVD Bistro, Chaiwali, Harlem Shake, Vinateria LoLo’s Seafood Shack, Melba’s, Minton’s, Red Rooster, Tastings Social presents Mountain Bird, and more. Additional festival programming, participating chefs and restaurants will be announced throughout the spring.

Kicking off the festivities again this year is the always anticipated Dine-In Harlem Series, where for one night only, Friday, May 19th, an array of Harlem restaurants and chefs will host acclaimed chefs from NYC and across the country to collaborate on multi-course menus that showcase the unique feel of Harlem’s landscape.

Tickets are available for purchase at:  www.HarlemEatUp.com

SHOP: NEZ BAR OPENING END OF SUMMER 2017

We mentioned a couple of months back that a wine bar will arriving at the corner of 117th and Manhattan Avenue and it looks like things are all in order.  We received a tip on twitter that signs have been posted on the block inviting neighbors to a meet and greet this weekend for Nez Bar which will be debuting in the coming months.

RENT: TWO BEDROOMS AT ELLISON BROWNSTONE

A junior two-bedroom going for $1,850 a month on Sugar Hill at 749 Saint Nicholas Avenue by 147th Street has just arrived on the market.  This address is right across the street from the express trains and supermarket but also happens to be the former residence of author Ralph Ellison who wrote part of Invisible Man while living here.  The listing has one of messiest kitchens we have seen in some time but it all looks like it out be cleaned up with just a little bit of effort.  Those interested should check out the details and contact information on the broker site: LINK

LISTEN: UPTOWN PRESERVATION CONFERENCE 2017

Saturday, April 29th, 2017,  9:00AM – 5:00PM,  Harlem and the Future Conference,  City College Spitzer School of Architecture,  141 Convent Avenue at West 135th Street.  The 1st Uptown Preservation Conference - Harlem and the Future: Preserving Culture & Sustaining Historic Character in a Changing Environment.  Today, what do you think of when you think of Harlem? Will the future Harlem still resonate its past? That question will be explored while reflecting on Harlem's unique cultural heritage, built environment, and social fabric. Come to learn and connect with the community that seeks to preserve its cultural and architectural legacies. The day will entail keynote speakers, panel discussions, walking tours, and a film screening titled Gentrification.

More details and RSVP on eventbrite: LINK

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