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Today, New York's most iconic neighborhood has once again
taken flight with an infusion of
new energy.

Starwood Hotels and Resorts recently opened an Aloft Hotel on 124th & Frederick Douglass Blvd. Whole Foods is coming to 125th and Lenox in 2014. Celebrity chefs like Marcus Samuelson are serving up hot new flavors in the bistros, bakeries and supper clubs. Business is booming, as a growing number of boutiques are setting up shop to cater to a style-conscious clientele. Art galleries are popping up and organizations such as Art in Flux are bringing culture and creativity to the community. When it's time to relax and unwind there's plenty of green space with the wide open meadows of Central Park to the south and the rugged beauty of Morningside Park to the west.

With parks, art, shopping and entertainment all within easy reach, this legendary community is now more vibrant than ever.

Shopping

  1. Swing: A Concept Shop 1960 Adam C. Powell Jr. Blvd.
  2. Marshalls 125 West 125th St.
  3. H & M 125 West 125th St.
  4. Old Navy 300 West 125th St.
  5. M.A.C. Cosmetics 202 West 125th St.
  6. Carol's Daughter 24 West 125th St.
  7. Staples 105 West 125th St.

Restaurants

  1. Melba's Restaurant 300 West 114th St.
  2. Food for Life Supreme 108 West 116th St.
  3. Harlem Tavern 2153 Frederick Douglass Blvd.
  4. Lido 2168 Frederick Douglass Blvd.
  5. Zoma2084 Frederick Douglass Blvd.
  6. Billie's Black 271 West 119th St.
  7. Le Baobab 120 West 116th St.
  8. 5 and Diamond 2072 Frederick Douglass Blvd.
  9. Jado Sushi 2118 Frederick Douglass Blvd.
  10. Bier International 2099 Frederick Douglass Blvd.
  11. Africa Kine Restaurant 256 West 116th St.
  12. Moca Bar and Grill 2210 8th Ave.
  13. Harlem Revival 2367 Frederick Douglass Blvd.
  14. Harlem Bar-B-Q 2367 Frederick Douglass Blvd.
  15. Bad Horse Pizza Inc. 2222 Frederick Douglass Blvd.
  16. Amy Ruth's 113 West 116th St.
  17. Maharaja Palace 2113 Frederick Douglass Blvd.
  18. Ottomanelli's Cafe 1325 Fifth Ave.

Health & Beauty

  1. Polished Fingertips 2198 Frederick Doulgass Blvd.
  2. Land Yoga 2116 Frederick Douglass Blvd.
  3. New Song Center 163 St. Nicholas
  4. New York Sports Club 1400 Fifth Ave.
  5. Perfect Parts Pilates 171 East 105th St.
  6. Turning Heads Salon and Day Spa 218 Lenox Ave.
  7. Tribeca Pediatrics 2111 Frederick Douglass Blvd.

Education

  1. Wadleigh Secondary School 215 West 114th St.
  2. Success Academy Harlem 1 34 West 118th St.
  3. Friends of the Children 204 West 115th St.

Everyday

  1. Fine Fare Supermarket 136 Lenox Ave.
  2. Best Yet Market 2187 Frederick Douglass Blvd.
  3. Petland Discounts 56 West 117th St.
  4. Posh Paws 2121 Frederick Douglass Blvd.
  5. Aphroditie Cleaners 304 West 117th St.