Save the Date for the 47th El Museo del Barrio Annual Three Kings Day Parade & Three Kings Art Installation by Artist Elsie Deliz at the Historic La Marqueta

      El Museo del Barrio is delighted to present the 47th Annual Three Kings Day Parade and Celebration! This year’s theme, entitled ‘Tradiciones: Keeping Our Stories Alive,’ in celebration of our narratives through the time-honored tradition of storytelling through the arts. We invite you to give space to those who share stories and […]

Save these Dates in December for The Fifth Annual Harlem Night Market at La Marqueta, Holiday Tree Lighting & Ice Skating Rink!

      Check off your holiday shopping list with a culturally diverse lineup of vendors — plus hop a trolley under the train tracks! — at the Harlem Night Market at La Marqueta, created through a partnership between NYC Public Retail Markets (run by NYC EDC), Uptown Grand Central, TBo (The Best Of) Harlem […]

Open Streets 2023 in El Barrio at Restaurant Row + La Marqueta All Summer

      This summer, head Uptown with the family for a diversity of dining options — plus a welcoming schedule of weekend fun — at the Open Streets in El Barrio. Every weekend through Labor Day, the Open Streets at Restaurant Row and the Open Streets at La Marqueta are programmed with street furniture […]

The Historic La Marqueta Night Market Returns for the Holidays with 50 Local Makers, December 3rd ~ 10th ~ 17th

      Kick off the holiday season in Harlem with the Harlem Night Market at La Marqueta, created through a partnership between NYC Public Markets (run by NYC EDC), Uptown Grand Central, TBo Harlem & Union Settlement. 

The Harlem Night Market Returns to the Historic La Marqueta!

      From tamales to coquito, sorrel to sweet potato pie: The Harlem Night Market at La Marqueta is back for the 2021 holiday season, to celebrate the diversity of cultures that make up East, Central and West Harlem.  Launched to great success two years ago, the market was suspended last season due to […]

Sprinkle Splash Sweet Shoppe in La Marqueta Reopens!

New York City delights in its myriad of neighborhoods, each with its local restaurants and shops of all kinds. As we hold our collective breath on the survival of our favorite local haunts, we breath a grateful sigh of relief when lights go on, and doors open ~ even if only for take-out. And so […]

Sprinkle Splash Sweet Shoppe Reopens in the Historic La Marqueta Market

      Update 2022 ~ CLOSED & moved to Miami New York City delights in its myriad of neighborhoods, each with its local restaurants and shops of all kinds. As we hold our collective breath on the survival of our favorite local haunts, we breath a grateful sigh of relief when lights go on, […]

Gourmet Bistro, Amuse Bouche Located in the Historic La Marqueta Market, East Harlem

      Oh, how New Yorkers enjoyed the gourmet bistro, Amuse Bouche, when they opened their doors in the historic East Harlem La Marqueta Market last year. It quickly became a go-to place for a wide selection of tempting treats, fresh baked goods, sumptuous prepared meals, finely brewed coffees and teas ~ and a […]

La Marqueta seeks Community Partner

NYCEDC issued this request for proposals on behalf of the City of New York. They are seeking qualified proposals from community organizations, consultants, agencies or companies with experience in event planning and execution, marketing, branding, public relations, food and beverage sales and marketing, and/or community outreach to serve as a Community Partner for La Marqueta […]

La Marqueta in El Barrio seeks Community Partner

    NYCEDC issued this request for proposals on behalf of the City of New York. They are seeking qualified proposals from community organizations, consultants, agencies or companies with experience in event planning and execution, marketing, branding, public relations, food and beverage sales and marketing, and/or community outreach to serve as a Community Partner for […]

The Harlem African Burial Ground Memorial Project Exhibit on view at La Marqueta

The exhibition Reclaiming History, Reinvesting in East Harlem: The Harlem African Burial Ground Memorial Project opened at La Marqueta this month. The pictorial exhibition and timeline showcases the past, present and future of the Harlem African Burial Ground, bringing a new memorial and cultural center to honor the historic Harlem African Burial Ground, along with […]

Amuse Bouche Bistro opens in La Marqueta

The much anticipated opening of the gourmet bistro, Amuse Bouche in La Marqueta is finally here! The expansion of the popular caterer will be open daily with a wide selection of tempting treats, fresh baked goods, sumptuous prepared meals, and finely brewed coffees and teas. Read more…..                 […]

Gourmet Bistro Amuse Bouche in the Historic La Marqueta Market, East Harlem

      Update ~ Amuse Bouche Bistro reopened September 17, 2020 with an expanded menu, farm stand, and to-go fridge. Wednesday through Sunday. The much anticipated opening of the gourmet bistro, Amuse Bouche in La Marqueta is finally here! The expansion of the popular caterer will be open from Thursday through Sunday, with a […]

Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC ~ it’s the December 2023 GothamToGo Roundup

      There is no better place to be during the Holiday Season than New York. Young or old, there is something for everyone. From Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn to the annual Winer Glow in the Flatiron District or Night Market in the historic La Marqueta in East Harlem. Head over to Chelsea Market […]

Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC ~ it’s the December 2022 GothemToGo Art Roundup

      Buckle-up for a plethora of Holiday Events, outdoor art installation and exhibitions this month ~ from Tree Lightings and Markets to the new car-free Fifth Avenue, there is no end to the fun to be had this Holiday Season. In addition, we light a candle in observance of World AIDS Day on […]

Art Installations, Exhibits & Events in NYC to Add to Your List in December, 2021

    The December calendar is filled with Holiday Joy, bringing back some of our favorite annual events from outdoor tree lighting ceremonies all around town to indoor and outdoor Holiday Markets. Here are a few suggestions for art installations, exhibits and a plethora of events during the month of December, 2021.

‘Zaq Landsberg: Reclining Liberty’ in Morningside Park, Harlem….On To Liberty State Park…..Popping-Up in Red Hook before Retiring to MoCa Arlington on August 3, 2023

      Sculpture artist Zaq Landsberg created and presented the illustrations for this piece during the last administration, prior to COVID-19 and our citywide shutdown. It was inspired by Buddhist imagery, and meant to depict our iconic American landmark, weary, reclining, and asking the question ~ “what stage of America are we in.” COVID-19 […]

Sprinkle Splash “Sweet Shop Pop Box” ~ Demo February 12th

  Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Sprinkle Splash Sweet Shoppe, https://sprinklesplash.com/ located in the historic La Marqueta in East Harlem (1590 Park Avenue @115th Street) announces its first ever “contactless” cake vending machine: “Sweet Shop Pop Box”.  A live demonstration is scheduled on Friday, February 12th at 12:00 pm. The effort is supported locally […]

Art Installations, Exhibits & Online Viewing in NYC to Add to Your List in September, 2020

    Stepping out of a muggy, hot summer, our City takes a giant step opening more businesses, museums and other entertainment venues, learning new phrases like timed-entry & physical-distancing, and considering face masks as necessary as our cell phones. Here are a few suggestions, new and still on view, in September.

Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC to Add to Your List in March 2020

      Kick-off the month of March with Women’s History Month and a host of related events. March is also the month for some of our favorite indoor exhibitions like The Armory Show and Armory Art Week, Asia Week NYC, Architectural Digest Design Show, and The Affordable Art Fair; Museums and galleries open their doors […]

NYCEDC + HABG Initiative Announce Next Phase of Archaeological Work at Harlem African Burial Ground

      In the summer of 2017, the Harlem African Burial Ground Task Force unveiled ten presentation boards in the lobby of the State Office Building on West 125th Street. The boards told an incredible story of a burial ground located on East 126th Street, under the current bus depot, with history dating back […]

Celebrating Fête Nationale ~ Bastille Day 2023 in NYC

      Fête Nationale ~ also known as French National Day or Bastille Day ~ commemorates the start of the French Revolution and the storming of the Bastille in Paris on July 14, 1789. It’s an Event to celebrate here in New York City. Beginning with French Restaurant Week, here are a few suggestions.

Celebrating Record Store Day at CCCADI with DJ Sets Spinning, Film Screening + a Pop-Up Shop Selling Vinyl!

      East Harlem’s Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute will celebrate Record Store Day at 120 E 125th Street with DJ sets spinning a variety of genres on vinyl, a film screening, and a pop-up shop. This free event, entitled RnBnP Record Store Day: Diggin’ Through Crates, features sets by DJs Hard Hittin […]

Earth Day Celebrations NYC + The Annual NYC DOT Car-Free Earth Day Returns on April 22, 2023

        Car-Free Earth Day is an annual car-free event hosted by NYC DOT. Programming is presented at signature locations citywide, to promote activism and education surrounding climate change, sustainability, and other relevant topics. This year, Car Free Earth Day will be held on Saturday, April 22nd from 10am to 3pm.

Dates Set for East Harlem Open Studio Tour ~ April 22-23

      Over the years, we’ve trekked all over the five boroughs viewing works created by artists living and working Uptown. On Saturday, April 22nd and Sunday, April 23rd, local artists will be opening their studio doors for an East Harlem Open Studios Tour from 1:00 to 6:00pm ~ a chance for the public […]

Task Force Update on Historic Site of African Burial Ground in East Harlem at CB11 Meeting in May, 2022

      In the summer of 2017, the Harlem African Burial Ground Task Force unveiled ten presentation boards in the lobby of the State Office Building on West 125th Street. The boards told an incredible story of a burial ground located on East 126th Street, under the current bus depot, with history dating back […]

10-Story Mixed-Use Building to Rise at 1638 Park Ave at 116th Street in East Harlem

      Yimby gave a glimpse into the future of the empty lot located on the corner of Park Avenue and 116th Street, announcing that permits have been filed for a ten-story mixed-use building with affordable housing at 1638 Park Avenue. The lot is one block west of the 116 Street subway station, serviced […]

Miguel Luciano: Cemi-Libre Block Party Celebration & Exhibition in East Harlem

      The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Civic Practice Partnership Artist-in-Residence, Miguel Luciano, is having a party and we’re all invited! The block party is a celebration of his new exhibition, on view at Hope Community Inc.’s Galeria del Barrio, and it is also a celebration of the culmination of Luciano’s there-year residency at […]

Make Music Winter Festival in East Harlem ~ December 21st

Join in on the Holiday fun when Make Music NY Winter comes to East Harlem. The festive event will take place on Saturday, December 21st from 4:00-10:00pm. Performing musicians include Antoinette Montague, quintessential journeyman Patience Higgins on sax, Mingus Big Band member Frank Lacy on trombone, and the versatile Eddie Allen on trumpet. The band […]