Food, coffee, groceries, and vet care... this will get you through your first 30 days in a neighborhood whose bark is definitely worse than its bite.
Not the lowest prices but a good selection of staples and fresh produce. Plus, the staff is helpful and friendly -- a rarity at times in NYC.
Recently renamed Cafe Amrita, this cozy UWS space doubles as a wifi cafe during the day and neighborhood bar at night. Try the scones… if there are any left!
Friendly staff, pristine office, and lavish attention paid to animals of all sizes makes this vet a no-brainer in Harlem and on the UWS.
Veggie burger sliders are the bomb here… and reason enough for even veg*ns to venture inside. Plus: free wifi!