It took five tries, but Once Upon a Tart got the OK from Community Board 2 for its application.
"It’s a festival, but it’s definitely also a party. People bring it."
The Martin Luther King Jr. weekly concert series starts on Monday with Morris Day and The Time.
The street fair will take place on Flatbush Avenue between Westbury Court and Beekman Place on Sunday.
Parties include live music, food trucks, art workshops and a bar.
The five-day event runs from Wednesday to Sunday at various local bars and arts venues.
The special night at the Way Station in Prospect Heights is meant to reflect the gender pay gap.
A festival with stilt-walkers, live music and a puppet parade will usher in the new Discovery Garden.
Wild Whiskey Warthog will have live music and a backyard space, its owner said.
This year the festival will expand to include West Harlem for the first time.
C'mon Everybody will host local theater, dance parties, live DJs, new artists and monthly bingo nights.
Harlem Nights, a watering hole set to open by the summer, is the pet project of Claud Fatu.
A Mexican restaurant from the owners of 5 Napkin Burger will take over the former Citrus space.
The music venue had to cancel all of its planned CMJ performances amid a court fight with its landlord.
From pig roasts to farm festivals to block parties, there is plenty going on in East Harlem.
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