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Jumel Terrace Books, 426 West 160th St. Tel. (212) 928-9525. (W. Ha). Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open by “appointment, invitation or serendipity,” Kurt Thometz’s bookstore is nearby the landmark Morris-Jumel Mansion (1765) and the “macabrely elegant Trinity Cemetery.” Specializing in local history, it’s an intellectual open club, welcoming the likes of Fab Five Freddy or Fran Lebowitz [...]
Featuring David Bailey, Jumel Terrace Books and The Private Library. Bruce Weber’s been supportive of the shop for several years now. Asked about his favorite haunts for the book My City, My New York he talked about our walks around Harlem. A shoot he did on location here appeared in German Vogue called All That [...]
LANA BORTOLOT for The Wall Street Journal Mark Abramson for The Wall Street Journal Sylvan Terrace in Sugar Hill In a city where neighborhood borders are often staunchly defended, many in Sugar Hill, the [...]
A PUNK AND HIS WOMAN Every teen-age tough in Harlem’s underworld knew Ralph was Missouri’s boy, ready to carry out the gang leader’s every command – from mugging cabmen to handling dames who talked too much. When Ralph met sultry Gloria, he plotted to keep the pleasure-wild girl for himself. But he knew Missouri’s “studs” [...]