Posts Tagged ‘Manhattan’

Coffeed Takes Over Fort Tryon Park’s New Leaf Restaurant | DNAinfo

Coffeed Takes Over Fort Tryon Park's New Leaf Restaurant | DNAinfo

By Lindsay Armstrong A coffee shop that focuses on local ingredients and charitable giving will take over the New Leaf, the popular Fort Tryon Park restaurant and wedding venue that abruptly announced it would close last month. Coffeed, which has four New York locations, including another Parks Department concession, will replace the cafe’s longtime operator, […]


Uptown’s New Leaf Restaurant and Wedding Venue to Abruptly Close | DNAinfo

Uptown's New Leaf Restaurant and Wedding Venue to Abruptly Close | DNAinfo

By Lindsay Armstrong One of Uptown’s most popular restaurants announced that it will abruptly close its doors before the end of the year — raising questions about the fate of several spring weddings planned at the venue. New Leaf Restaurant and Bar, known for its idyllic location inside Fort Tryon Park, will serve its last […]


Marcha goes Michelin | Manhattan Times

Marcha goes Michelin | Manhattan Times

Story by Robin Elisabeth Kilmer Move to La Marcha. A Michelin recommendation is coveted by many restaurants, but bequeathed to a select few. But this past month, local eatery Marcha Cocina Bar, owned by four-man team Virgilio and Fredy de la Cruz, Marcelo Crespo and Jairo de la Paz, earned a nod from Michelin. The […]


From all this tragedy, I get beauty | Manhattan Times

From all this tragedy, I get beauty | Manhattan Times

Story by Robin Elisabeth Kilmer After the blast The tragic explosion in East Harlem claimed the lives of 8 residents, leveled two residential buildings and injured nearly 70. Scores of families have been displaced, and many small uptown businesses and organizations affected have been unable to reopen or resume operations. After the Blast will offer […]


Giveforward Spotlight: Help Liseth Perez – Harlem Building Explosion Recovery

Giveforward Spotlight: Help Liseth Perez - Harlem Building Explosion Recovery

Journalist Liseth Perez not only lost all her worldly possessions in the devastating East Harlem building explosion last week but she also lost, the love of her life, her husband, Andreas Panagopoulos. The New York City chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists has started a crowd-funding campaign to help one of their own […]


New Yorkers donate money, basic supplies to East Harlem residents affected by last week’s gas explosion | NY Daily News

New Yorkers donate money, basic supplies to East Harlem residents affected by last week's gas explosion | NY Daily News

By Ginger Adams Otis / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS New Yorkers are digging deep to help the East Harlem residents affected by last week’s tragic gas explosion, donating money and basic supplies to those who lost their homes and possessions. More than 200 city residents made online donations Monday to a fund established by Mayor […]


Buildings Collapse After Explosion, Fire In East Harlem | CBS New York

Buildings Collapse After Explosion, Fire In East Harlem | CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Two buildings have collapsed after an explosion Wednesday morning in East Harlem. It happened around 9 a.m. on Park Avenue on 116th Street, the FDNY said. One of the buildings that collapsed had a piano repair shop with apartments above. The second building housed a church. PHOTOS: Harlem Explosion It’s unclear […]


Volunteer to clean & green Highbridge Park

Volunteer with the New York Restoration Project this Saturday, August 11th at 3 pm at Swindler Cove Park to help keep Highbridge Park beautiful. Click here for more info. Related: Uptown Gem – The New Leaf Restaurant & Bar New York Cares Day @ Fort Tryon Park – The Recap


Preserving the Cloisters’ Art with IBM Sensors | NYConvergence

Preserving the Cloisters’ Art with IBM Sensors | NYConvergence

At the Cloisters, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s museum located in Fort Tryon Park in the Inwood section of Manhattan, art modeler Paolo Dionisi Vici has been preparing low-power sensors to make a 3D map of the Cloisters’ necessary climate conditions. With technical assistance from IBM, Vici, an associate research scientist for the Met, has […]


Best of New York: Upper Manhattan’s Fort Tryon Park is tops for a nature walk | NY Daily News

Best of New York: Upper Manhattan's Fort Tryon Park is tops for a nature walk | NY Daily News

By Jacob E. Osterhout AND Amanda P. Sidman / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS FORT TRYON PARK 741 Fort Washington Ave., Manhattan Yes, the trails are paved and the sounds of nature can be hard to hear over traffic from the Henry Hudson Parkway more than a hundred feet below, but a walk through the 3 […]


Throw Back Thursdays: Uptown Gem – The New Leaf Restaurant & Bar

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography by Paul Lomax (@PaulLomaxPhoto) Today’s Throw Back Thursday is one of my all time faves. The pictures were taken by the one and only Paul Lomax and are absolutely gorgeous. I recalled this post with quite a bit of fondness because of the mind-blowing 5-course meal I had when I […]


Daily Grind: Ozzie Perez & Tread Bike Shop

Tread Bike Shop 250 Dyckman Street New York, NY 10034-5354 (212) 544-7055 UPTOWN COLLECTIVE: Where are you from? OZZIE PEREZ, TREAD BIKE SHOP OWNER: I want to say I’m from 183rd, 184th, 189th. What is Tread Bike Shop? The shop is a place created to give Uptown the cycling service we (uptowners) deserve. Before Tread […]


Uptown Gem – Inwood Hill Park

Uptown Gem - Inwood Hill Park

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) One of Uptown’s greatest assets is the parks and natural expanses that envelop the neighborhood in a sea of green.  My favorite park, by far, is Inwood Hill Park, which runs from Dyckman Street and Payson Avenue all the way to the very tip of Manhattan. More than just a park, […]

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