East Harlem

East Harlem

Neighborhood

The neighborhood is bordered on the south by 96th St., on the north by 143rd St, on the west by 5th Ave. and on the east by the East River.

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What to do

SHOPPING

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East River Plaza (117th and Pleasant Ave) Stores: Target, Costco, Old Navy, Marshalls, Bob’s Discount Furniture, PetSmart, and many others.

Where to eat and drink

RESTAURANTS AND NIGHTLIFE

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For Mexican, check out El Aguila on E.116th St between Park and Lexington. Cuchifritos on 116th between 3rd Ave and Lexington and is another go to spot for Latin food lovers. Pizza lovers must go to Patsy’s Pizzeria on 1st Ave between 117th and 118th St.

Transportation

TRAINS, BUSES, AND CABS

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Trains: The 4,5, and 6 Trains run along Lexington Ave and stop at 116th and 125th St.
Buses: The M116 bus runs east and west along 116th St. The M15 bus runs north on 1st Ave and south on 2nd Ave. The M101, M102, and M103 buses run north on 3rd Avenue and south on Lexington. On 125th St several buses run east and west on that street, including the M60 bus which heads all the way to Laguardia airport, the Bx15 bus, and also the M100 and the M101 bus. MTA Link