East Harlem: What to do, see, eat and more in NYC’s famed Latin neighborhood

East Harlem still boasts its historic Latin American community, but the northern Manhattan neighborhood is quickly diversifying.

Affectionately referred to as “El Barrio” — or “the neighborhood,” reflecting its roots as one of the city’s vital communities of Spanish-speaking immigrants and Puerto Ricans — its affordable rents have begun to attract a mix of hipsters and other immigrants.