Obama Shuts Down UWS Streets on His Trip to Harlem

President Obama landed at New York’s JFK Airport early this afternoon for a short NYC trip, and his travels to Harlem subsequently shut down streets on the Upper West Side.  My Upper West tipster Lilian reports seeing Central Park West from 72nd to 86th closed this afternoon, with a slew of police blocking off the [...]

Levain Expanding to Harlem

Levain Bakery, the popular, itty-bitty shop at 74th near Broadway that serves up mouthwatering six-ounce cookies and other baked goods, is adding an uptown location, according to DNAinfo.  Construction is reportedly underway at a 3,200 square foot space on Fredrick Douglass Boulevard between 116th and 117th, with plans to open by Thanksgiving.  The new space [...]