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GUIDE TO BLACK HARLEM 2020

 

Harlem, we heard that you want to support Black businesses & learn more about the rich history of our home. We have the solution! Here’s your Black Harlem guide to taste, hear, see, shop and EXPERIENCE Harlem in 2020*.  You can support in multiple categories: arts & culture, clothing and accessories, food and drink, fitness, gift shops and more. 

Experience Harlem has always celebrated and highlighted black-owned businesses. Now’s your chance to plan your 2020 adventure in your own backyard! Like, love, & share this listing with your fellow Harlemites.

*Disclaimer: Hours & availability are subject to change due to COVID-19. Please contact the business/organization prior to a physical visit to ensure service.

 

SEE

Galleries

Essie Green Galleries
419A Convent Ave
212 368 9635
www.essiegreengalleries.com

Hamilton Landmark Galleries
467 W 144th St
212 281 7667
www.harlemaa.org

Rio II Gallery
583 Riverside Dr, 7th Fl
212 568 2030
www.bhc.org/art/rio2

The Long Gallery
2073 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr Blvd
646 559 8368
www.long.gallery

 

Historic Landmarks

Duke Ellington Memorial
110th St & 5th Ave
212 310 6600
www.nycgovparks.org

Frederick Douglass Memorial
110th St & Frederick Douglass Blvd
www.nycgovparks.org

Hamilton Heights Historic District
142nd – 145th Sts, Amsterdam – St Nicholas Aves

Mount Morris Park Historic District
119th – 124th Sts, Lenox Ave – Mount Morris Park W
www.mmpcia.org

Strivers’ Row
138th – 139th Sts btwn Adam Clayton Powell, Jr & Frederick Douglass Blvds

Swing Low: Harriett Tubman Memorial
121st St at Frederick Douglass Blvd & St Nicholas Ave

 

Museums/Cultural Institutions

Audubon Ballroom
Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center
3940 Broadway
212 568 1341
www.theshabazzcenter.net

El Museo del Barrio
1230 5th Ave
212 831 7272
www.elmuseo.org

Harlem School of the Arts
645 St Nicholas Ave
212 926 4100
www.harlemschoolofthearts.org

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Lenox Ave
212 491 2200
www.nypl.org

Studio Museum in Harlem
144 W 125th St
212 864 4500
www.studiomuseum.org

Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling
898 St Nicholas Ave
212 335 0004
www.sugarhillmuseum.org

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem
58 W 129th St
212 348 8300
www.jazzmuseuminharlem.org

 

Performance

Aaron Davis Hall
The City College of New York
160 Convent Ave
212 650 6900
www.adhatccny.org

Classical Theatre of Harlem
566 W 159th St, #44
347 688 6304
www.classicaltheatreofharlem.org

Dance Theatre of Harlem
466 W 152nd St
212 690 2800
www.dancetheatreofharlem.org

Harlem Stage
150 Convent Ave
212 281 9240
www.harlemstage.org

Mama Foundation for the Arts
149 W 126th St
212 280 1045
www.mamafoundation.org

National Black Theatre
2031 5th Ave
212 722 3800
www.nationalblacktheatre.org

New Heritage Theater Group
253 W 138th St
212 926 0104
www.newhertitagetheater.org

 

Movies/Film

ImageNation/Raw Space
2031 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr Blvd
212 340 1874
www.imagenation.us

MIST
46 W 116th St
212 828 6478
www.mistharlem.com

 

Theaters

Apollo Theater
253 W 125th St
212 531 5305
www.apollotheater.com

The Riverside Theatre
91 Claremont Ave
212 870 6784
www.theriversidetheatre.net

 

HEAR 

Music

American Legion Post #398
248 W 132nd St
Facebook

Jazzmobile
91 Claremont Ave
212 866 4900
www.jazzmobile.org

Paris Blues
2021 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr Blvd
www.parisbluesharlem.com

Showman’s Jazz Club
375 W 125th St
212 864 8941
Facebook

Sundae Sermon
www.sundaesermon.com

 

SHOP 

 

Apparel/Accessories

Flamekeepers Hat Club
273 W 121st St
212 531 3542
www.flamekeepershatclub.com

Harlem Haberdashery
245 Lenox Ave
646 707 0070
www.harlemhaberdashery.com

Harlem’s Heaven Boutique
2538 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr Blvd
212 491 7706
www.harlemsheaven.com
[OPEN ONLINE]

Hats by Bunn
2283 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr Blvd
212 694 3590
www.hatsbybunn.com

The Brownstone
24 E 125th St
212 996 7980
www.thebrownstonewoman.com
[OPEN ONLINE]

 

Beauty/Grooming

Bibi Salon
2220 Frederick Douglass Blvd
212 932 2220
www.bibisalonnyc.com

Brazilian Babes
2285 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr Blvd
347 954 9994
www.brazilianbabesllc.com

Curly Textured Bar
115 Edgecombe Ave
917 261 6717
www.simpleebeautiful.com

Denny Moe’s
2496 Frederick Douglass Blvd
646 423 5981
www.dennymoe.com

Honey Salon
174 St Nicholas Ave
212 663 0100
www.honeysalonnyc.com

Levels
425 W 125th St
212 663 6144
www.levelsbarbershop.com

Opulence Waxing Spa
2130 Adam Clayton Powell Jr, Blvd Suite 115
917 999 5918
www.opulencewax.com

YSB Salon
2520 Frederick Douglass Blvd
646 767 0034
www.ysbsalon.com

 

Children

Grandma’s Place
84 W 120th St
212 360 6776
www.grandmasplaceinharlem.com

Harlem Pediatric Associates
2256 Second Ave
212 678 5437
Facebook

 

Community

Boys & Girls Club of Harlem
521 W 145th St
212 283 6770
www.bgcharlem.org
[OPEN ONLINE]

SoHarlem Creative Outlet
1361 Amsterdam Ave, Ste 340
212 222 2792
www.soharlem.org

 

Flowers

Barbara’s Flowers
2522 Frederick Douglass Blvd
212 234 3211
www.harlemflowers.com

Franz James Floral Boutique
2114 Frederick Douglas Blvd
212 531 1400
www.fjfloral.com

 

Health/Fitness

Harlem Chi Community Acupuncture
360 W 125th St, 2nd Fl
212 280 7900
www.harlemchi.com

Harlem Cycle
2350 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr Blvd
646 404 2891
www.harlem-cycle.com

I Love Kickboxing
47 W 116th St
347 344 6220
www.ilovekickboxingharlemny.com

JTW FIT
2235 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd
203 936-8326
www.getjtwfit.com

Urban Yoga Foundation
549 W 152nd St
212 234 2371
www.urbanyogafoundation.org
[OPEN ONLINE]

 

Home/Gifts

NiLu
191 Lenox Ave
646 964 4926
www.shopnilu.com

Yara Imports
2 W 125th St
212 289 3842
ww.yaraafricanfabrics.com

 

Services

Cohen’s Fashion Optical
86 W 125th St
212 996 2676
www.cohensfashionoptical.com

George Shelby White, DDS, FACP
45 W 132 St, Ste 1N
212 862 9600

Dr. Merrick’s Dental Studio
260 W 139th St
212 281 1283
www.drmerrickdds.com

Harlem Center for Aesthetic Dentistry
470 Lenox Ave, Suite 1D
Lenox Terrace Apartments
347 894 5730
www.harlemdentistry.com
[OPEN]

Mia’s Bathhouse for Pets
247 W 145th St
212 694 8607

SCHOP!
Personalized In-Home Food Service
917 689 7106
www.SCHOPnyc.com
[OPEN]

Sudsy Water
2394 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr Blvd
347 366 8079
www.sudsywater.com
[OPEN]

 

TASTE 

American

Belle Harlem
2363 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr Blvd
347 819 4076
www.belleharlem.com

Chocolat Restaurant Lounge
2223 Frederick Douglass Blvd
212 222 4545
www.chocolatharlem.com
[OPEN]

Field Trip
109 Lenox Ave
917 639 3919
www.fieldtripnyc.com
[OPEN]

Greedy Pot
1944 Adam Clayton Powell Jr, Blvd
917 675 7676
www.facebook.com/greedypot1

Lolo’s Seafood Shack
303 W 116th St
646 649 3356
www.lolosseafoodshack.com
[OPEN]

Melba’s
300 W 114th St
212 864 7777
www.melbasrestaurant.com

Red Rooster/Ginny’s Supper Club
310 Lenox Ave
212 792 9001
www.redroosterharlem.com

Renaissance
2245 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr Blvd
646 838 7604
www.renaissance-harlem.com

Reverence
2592 Frederick Douglass Blvd
reverence.nyc

Ruby’s Vintage
2340 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr Blvd
646 454 9899
rubysvintageharlem.com

The Row
2374 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr Blvd
646 767 9582
www.therowharlem.com

 

Bakery

Lee Lee’s Bakery
283 W 118th St
917 493 6633
www.leeleesrugelach.com
[OPEN]

Make My Cake
2380 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr Blvd
212 234 2344
www.makemycake.com
[OPEN]

Sweet Chef Southern Style Bakery
122 Hamilton Pl
212 862 5909

 

Bars/Lounges/Pubs

67 Orange Street
2082 Frederick Douglass Blvd
212 662 2030
www.67orangestreet.com
[OPEN]

Cove Lounge
325 Lenox Ave
212 665 3455
www.covelounge.com

Harlem Hops
2268 Adam Clayton Powell Jr, Blvd
646 998 3444
www.harlemhops.com
[OPEN]

Moca Lounge
2210 Frederick Douglass Blvd
212 665 8081

 

Caribbean

Sisters Cuisine
47 E 124th St
www.sisterscuisineharlem.com

Patrick’s Place
2835 Frederick Douglass Blvd
212 491 7800
www.patricksplaceharlem.com

The Edge
101 Edgecombe Ave
212 939 9688
www.edgecafeharlem.com
[OPEN]

 

Coffee/Tea/Cafe

Ginjan Café
85 E 125th St
www.drinkginjan.com
[ONLINE ORDERS ONLY]

Harlem Chocolate Factory
2363 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr Blvd
646 922 8816
www.harlemchocolatefactory.com

NBHD Brulee
2620 Frederick Douglass Blvd
www.nbhdbrulee.com

Plowshares Coffee Roasters
1351 Amsterdam Ave
646 755 8667
www.plowsharescoffee.com

Serengeti Kitchen
22 E 125th St
212 837 1057
www.serengetikitchen.com
[OPEN]

Sugarhill Creamery
184 Lenox Ave
212 634 9004
www.sugarhillcreamery.com

 

Fast Bites

Famous Fish Market
684 St Nicholas Ave
212 491 8323

Harlem Seafood Soul (Food Truck)
NE Corner of W 125th St & Adam Clayton Powell, Jr Blvd
Instagram
[OPEN]

Lighthouse Fish Market
2451 Frederick Douglass Blvd
www.lighthousefishmarket.com
[OPEN]

 

Ethiopian

Abyssinia
268 W 135th S
212 281 2673
www.abyssinianyc.com

Massawa
1239 Amsterdam Ave
212 663 0505
www.massawanyc.com

Tsion Cafe
763 St. Nicholas Avenue
212 234 2070
www.tsioncafe.com
[OPEN]

Zoma
2084 Frederick Douglass Blvd
212 662 0620
www.zomanyc.com

 

French

Chez Lucienne
308 Lenox Ave
212 289 5555
www.chezlucienne.com

Crepe Master
139 W 116th St
646 559 9224
www.crepemasternyc.com

Yatenga French Bistro & Bar‎
2269 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr Blvd
212 690 0699‎
www.yatengabistro.com

 

Italian

Ristorante Settepani
196 Lenox Ave
917 492 4806
www.settepani.com
[OPEN]

Vinateria
2211 Frederick Douglass Blvd
212 662 8462
www.vinaterianyc.com
[OPEN]

 

Latin

Amor Cubano
2018 3rd Ave
212 996 1220
www.amorcubanorestaurant.com

Cascabel Taqueria
2799 Broadway
212 665 1500
www.nyctacos.com

Floridita
2276 12th Ave
212 662 0090
www.harlemsfloridita.net

 

Senegalese

Africa Kine Restaurant
2269 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr Blvd
212 666 9400
www.africakine.com

Les Ambassades
2200 Frederick Douglass Blvd
212 666 0078
[OPEN]

Lenox Saphire
341 Lenox Ave
212 866 9700
www.lenoxsaphireharlem.com

Ponty Bistro
2375 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr Blvd
212 234 6475
www.pontybistroharlem.com
[OPEN]

Teranga
1280 5th Ave
www.itsteranga.com
[OPEN]

 

Somalian

Safari
219 W 116th St
646 964 4252
www.safariharlem.com

 

Southern/Soul

BLVD Bistro
2149 Frederick Douglass Blvd
212 678 6200
www.blvdbistrony.com
[OPEN]

Charles’ Pan Fried Chicken
2461 Frederick Douglass Blvd
212 281 1800
[OPEN]

Londel’s Supper Club
2620 Frederick Douglass Blvd
212 234 6114
www.londelsrestaurant.com

Melba’s
300 W 114th St
Miss Maude’s Spoonbread
366 W 110th St
212 865 6744
www.spoonbreadinc.com
Sylvia’s
328 Lenox Ave
212 996 0660
www.sylviasrestaurant.com
[OPEN]

 

Vegetarian

Seasoned Veg
55 St Nicholas Ave
212 222 0092
www.seasonedvegan.com
[OPEN]

Uptown Juice Bar
54 E 125th St
212 987 2660
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