Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Campaigns For Teddy Kennedy In Harlem, 1980

Here’s Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis March 24th, 1980, on the campaign trail for Senator Edward “Teddy” Kennedy shaking hands with sellers from the famous Spanish Harlem market “La Marqueta”, on 125th Street and Park Avenue during grocery shopping. Continue Reading →

Update: La Marqueta Gets $5.5 Mil Facelift In Harlem

A multi-million dollar renovation project at La Marqueta, an open-air events and retail space in East Harlem, is set to begin this month, a spokeswoman for the city Economic Development Corporation told Patch. Continue Reading →

El Barrio’s Fav Outdoor Party Spot To Get Million Dollar Makeover

The city will foot the bill for a $5.5 million renovation of the outdoor portion of La Marqueta, the popular neighborhood spot for live music and dancing under the Metro North track on Park Avenue and 116th Street, DNAinfo New York has learned. Continue Reading →

“Bananas & Budhas” At La Marqueta In East Harlem

bananas___Budha in harlemBananas & Budhas, José Morales dreamed of curating a season long outdoor photographic exhibit at La Marqueta but the fickle weather was always a factor…until he hooked up with Abey Charrón. Continue Reading →