The Local Next Door: Harlem with Tay Tiwoni

Corcoran agent and lifetime Harlem resident, Tay Tiwoni, shows us around his historically rich and jazz-filled neighborhood. Watch the video to see his favorite places in the community, both old and new!


Hamilton Grange National Memorial The former home of one of the founding fathers of the United States, Alexander Hamilton, now a museum. Admission is free, and the home is open Wednesday through Sunday, year ’round, with guided tours available. 414 West 141st Street; 646.548.2310

Sugar Hill Cafe Serving locally roasted coffee, a selection of paninis, pastries, sandwiches, and sweets. Open Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 410 W 145th Sreet; 212.234.2024

Il Caffe Latte Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner in two locations in Harlem. Visit their website for menu, hours, and contact information.

The Chipped Cup Psychedelic Victorian-themed cafe offering a variety of beverages and pastries. Open Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 3610 Broadway; 212.368.8881

Harlem School of the Arts Offering training in dance, music, theatre, and visual arts to the community’s youth, ages 2 to 18. 645 Saint Nicholas Avenue; 212.926.4100

MamaSushi Serving Asian-Latin fusion cuisine for lunch and dinner. Open Sunday through Thursday, noon to 11 p.m.; Friday and Saturday until 1:30 a.m. 3569 Broadway Avenue; 646.682.7879

Harlem Public Offering a variety of beers on tap, cocktails, and upscale pub fare for lunch and dinner, as well as brunch on weekends. Open Sunday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Friday and Saturday until 2 a.m. 3612 Broadway at 149th Street; 212.939.9404

Oso Serving Mexican fare for lunch and dinner, as well as brunch on weekends. Open Sunday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.; Friday and Saturday until midnight; Saturday and Sunday brunch from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 1618 Amsterdam Avenue at 140th Street; 646.858.3139

Fumo Italian fare and wood-fired pizza for lunch and dinner. Open Sunday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Friday and Saturday until midnight. 1600 Amsterdam Avenue; 646.692.6675

Riverbank State Park Offering a variety of recreational activities along the Hudson River. 679 Riverside Drive; 212.694.3600

Sofrito Serving authentic Puerto Rican cuisine, with indoor/outdoor seating on the Hudson River. Open for happy hour, brunch, and dinner at various times during the week. View their website to learn more. 679 Riverside Drive; 212.754.5999

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