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05/19/18: The Sweet Spot Festival Presents Fela-bration

Fela Kuti is an international symbol of resistance along the mold of the late great Bob Marley. In his native Nigeria in particular and West Africa in general, Fela Kuti reached an almost mythic status. Fela Kuti spoke truth…

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09/09/17: The Sweet Spot Festival Presents Pop + Shop

This is the proper way to bid farewell to summer. Join the Sweet Spot Festival and Grow NYC, in partnership with the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling and Broadway Housing Communities for #SecondSaturdays at Sugar Hill…

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08/12/17: The Sweet Spot Festival Presents Pop + Shop

Join the Sweet Spot Festival and Grow NYC, in partnership with the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling and Broadway Housing Communities for #SecondSaturdays at Sugar Hill Greenmarket! Participate in a full-day of outdoor fun, music, interactive…

Washington Heights Is Getting Its Own Food Hall | Eater NY

North End is slated for a fall debut by Melissa McCart The construction for Washington Heights’ North End Food Hall from Sugar Hill Capital Partners is underway, signaled by the soon-to-close pop-up coffee shop that has perched in a…

A White Soundtrack in a Black Neighborhood | Eater

How a change in the playlist can attract a different clientele by Michael Arceneaux I was drinking my day away at Harlem brunch spot the Grange — ask for a passionfruit Bellini and thank me later — when I…

Chéri is on a handsome stretch of Malcolm X Boulevard, between West 121st and West 122nd Street. The owner operated a restaurant in Paris for 20 years before moving to New York. (Photo: Tony Cenicola | NY Times)

Harlem’s French Renaissance | NY Times

By JOEL DREYFUSS Harlem has long had a romance with France. Well before the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s, African-American artists and musicians traveled to France to broaden their artistic vision or to escape the daily oppression of American…