Katarina Zimmer

La Placita de la Marqueta: The social club of Spanish Harlem

EAST HARLEM – Angel René, 77 years old, lifts himself out of his chair to walk over to an elderly woman who is shaking a pair of maracas emblazoned with the Puerto Rican. As he invites her to… Read More

Closing of Cityfresh Supermarket makes Harlem even more of a food desert

Harlem is known for being a ‘food desert’ – and with increasing prices, it’s getting even more difficult for residents to find affordable, healthy food. People in East Harlem used to do their grocery shopping at the big… Read More