Harlem

Harlem Travel Guide

Articles about Harlem

By Elizabeth G. Dunn
Visitors to Harlem today will find tree-lined streets full of row houses, historic churches, and bustling soul food restaurants. These familiar sites are interspersed with a new crop of stylish restaurants, bars, and coffee shops—many of which are...
By Dana Givens
Growing up in Harlem, my mother used to tell stories of the all the old haunts she and my aunts and uncles visit every Friday and Saturday night. Back then, jazz clubs were a staple in Harlem, and none attracted musicians quite like Minton's Pl...
By Kate Betts
See More Global Hot Spots Anyone who grew up in New York has a “remember when” story about the city’s restless landscape. Remember when Hudson Street in TriBeCa was stoplight-free? Or Harlem didn’t have a cineplex? Or a bike ride across the bridg...
By Ted Lee
We found our corner of Harlem by a twist of fate in December 1997: a basement fire gutted our apartment in lower Manhattan. Nearly eight miles (and 150 city blocks) from the Lower East Side, on a spine of rock above the Hudson River, was Sugar Hil...
By Matt Lee
We found our corner of Harlem by a twist of fate in December 1997: a basement fire gutted our apartment in lower Manhattan. Nearly eight miles (and 150 city blocks) from the Lower East Side, on a spine of rock above the Hudson River, was Sugar Hil...

Restaurants in Harlem

Named after the legendary Harlem speakeasy, Red Rooster Harlem serves up sophisticated soul food. Menus reflect the diverse population of the neighborhood as well as the background of Swedish chef, Marcus Samuelsson as you’ll see on the menu which includes Fried Yard Bird and Helga’s Meatballs.

Things to do in Harlem

If you are a fan of documentaries, the Maysles Cinema more than delivers.