Monday, February 7, 2011
☞ INTRODUCING: Harlem's NY Magazine Moment
LINK. The comprehensive guide is really on point with old and new Harlem establishments since it also features interviews with a various range of proprietors. Unlike many magazine features that are dated by the time of publishing, this one is really current and even has Bad Horse Pizza's twit pic from last week mentioned: LINK. There were a lot of articles back in 2009 about the housing glut of new construction in Harlem and this New York magazine coverage is probably the first big media source to feature a story on the contrary. Fourth quarter sales of the past 3 years have gone up incrementally from a low of 62 units (which many assumed would further plummet) to 98 units in the last months of 2010. At the end of it all, the article muses "Is this a fabulous new Harlem—or the homogenization of a highly distinctive neighborhood? Probably both."