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The Edge in Harlem Is a Risk That’s Paying Off | Eater NY

The Edge in Harlem Is a Risk That’s Paying Off | Eater NY

Longtime Harlem residents, the Masters sisters look back on opening a cafe that’s become a community hub by Eater Staff Photography by Jean Schwarzwalder If Zora Neale Hurston​ and Langston Hughes​ were alive today, ​they might be regulars at The Edge in Harlem. The late, great writers attended literary salon parties on the rooftop of […]


A Restaurant Guide to East Harlem | Eater NY

A Restaurant Guide to East Harlem | Eater NY

By Robert Sietsema Before 1900, East Harlem was largely German. But by the First World War, southern European immigrants had come to dominate, so that the area became known as Italian Harlem. Its most famous resident was Fiorello LaGuardia. Within 40 years or so, the Italians had been largely supplanted by Puerto Ricans, and then […]


Where to Eat in Washington Heights | Eater NY

Where to Eat in Washington Heights | Eater NY

By Robert Sietsema Named after a fort built for Continental Army troops commanded by George Washington during the Revolutionary War, and still largely rural farmland as late as 1900, Washington Heights is a sprawling and nearly mountainous neighborhood that runs from 155th Street up to Dyckman Avenue in northern Manhattan. The dominant population has long […]

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