Community Wise

Colleen Flynn and Rick Luftglass

Harlem's new health hub is really cooking

By Colleen Flynn
LISC New York City
and
Rick Luftglass
Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund

By some measures, Harlem is booming. Storefronts that were boarded up several years ago now host upscale restaurants like Lido, 5 & Diamond, and Melba’s. Whole Foods plans to open a store on 125th Street next year. But what are the food options for the neighborhood’s longtime, low-income residents? West Harlem still has areas of extreme poverty, and many residents lack... More[+]

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