A new look Cooper Hewitt and a huge gingerbread house are among this week's picks.
From pig roasts to farm festivals to block parties, there is plenty going on in East Harlem.
The city will not provide additional funds to the institutions to offset revenue lost to the discounts.
During the first three Wednesdays of August, Uptown Bounce features exhibits, live DJs and food trucks.
The Museum Mile Festival, now in its 36th year, transforms Fifth Avenue into a block party for the arts.
The beautification project is spearheaded by a local artist, the green alliance and El Museo del Barrio.
"RADIANCE: After Hours" at El Museo Del Barrio runs every Wednesday through Aug. 28.
The 1280 Fifth Ave. building has sold more than 50 percent of its units after initial struggles.
Maoz Vegetarian is serving up falafel from a new kiosk in Central Park's Harlem Meer.
The Museum Mile Festival will bring outdoor events to Fifth Ave. from 82nd to 105th streets.
The 20th Annual Outsider Art Fair pays tribute to artists with no formal training.
The exhibit was part of El Museo del Barrio's biennial celebration, featuring performances by New York-based Latino artists.
The famed museum's funding from the city could drop from $10.6 million to $5.4 million under proposed budget cuts.
The 33rd annual Museum Mile festival brings visitors into museums and art and food onto the streets on Tuesday.
Three kings dressed in designer garb marked the end of Christmas season in East Harlem with a parade Thursday.
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