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110th to 150th streets, New York City, NY
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Neighborhood covering the north section of Manhattan Island.
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“soul food” (26 reviews)
110th to 150th streets, New York City, NY
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I actually come from Africa, but now live in the USA, a small town outside NY. i visited New york on my day off and wanted to visit Harlem primarily to buy some African Atires...when i stopped in Harlem,I fell involve with the place, ppl...More

Thank Lomodong D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked round Harlem and Spanish Harlem which is a lot of distance to cover but was just fascinating strongly recommend visiting the Apollo Theatre on the West side and then head to eat at Amy Ruth's - serious home cooking for the soul -...More

1  Thank mitzi8s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just north of the Central Park, this area has lots of eateries and you can enjoy walking here. Better to hire a local guide to know more about history.

Thank seedhunter
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Harlem is a neighborhood in the Northern part of NYC. The neighborhood is undergoing major changes as many of the buildings are under renovations or modernization. The neighborhood has a lot to interesting places to see and things to do. The soul food is not...More

Thank Phi S
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Harlem, like most of New York City, has a rapid pulse. There is constant movement. Accordion busses fill in any spaces not taken over by; people, taxis bicycles or automobiles. Along the sidewalks there are people moving in every direction while carts filled with various...More

1  Thank kecial2016
Reviewed 24 July 2017

My wife and I really enjoyed walking around this area of New York. Get a guide or go on a food tour to get the most out of the area. Felt very safe during the day. Very interesting history here.

Thank Russ_Sharon
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Lots to see and do in this once violent area of the city but now a safe interesting neighborhood full of history: Beautiful brownstone streets lined with old mature trees. Strivers row Apollo theater. City college -poor mans harvard Absenian church Alexander Hamilton house Sugar...More

Thank gl0betr0tterny
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I enjoyed visiting Harlem. There are great local restaurants and businesses. Unfortunately, it's also highly gentrified and commercialized now as well. That was disappointing. Harlem offers such unique foods and fashion that it's unfortunate to see that go away or be watered down by corporate...More

Thank Coffy B
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Harlem is a world unto itself and should not be missed. From the Apollo Theater , to Sylvia's restaurant, and St John the Devine, there's something for everyone.

Thank BigoBoca
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We stayed in Harlem as our base for a 10 day stay. We found good places to eat, local fresh stalls, cultural markets and plenty of pharmacies. The streets are clean, locals sit and talk and a community that is relaxed and mixed. We found...More

1  Thank Jayne G
As a hub of African American culture, Harlem has
played a vital role in the history of New York City.
Today, the neighbourhood is as vibrant as ever as new
businesses and developments go up next to local
institutions. The heart of the neighbourhood is
bustling 125th Street, where street vendors and
historic landmarks like the Apollo Theater mingle with
big-name stores. Turn down almost any corner, and
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27 September 2016|
Response from car9797 |
Wanted to know about the flea market in Harlem. I've been told they have the best deals on shopping there in Harlem, just didn't want to pass in up. Everyone shopping for bargains these days?
22 August 2016|
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Response from Marciahi | Reviewed this property |
Harlem has become very upscale and is completely safe. I would not worry.
24 June 2016|
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Response from salsitanyc | Reviewed this property |
"Take the 'A' Train, Its the fastest way to Harlem"..... advised Ellington & Ella Fitzgerald in this famous song AND it still is! Goes express from 42nd Street to Columbus Circle to 125thSt (8th Av/FDBlvd). "You'll be there... More