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Famed Harlem restaurant Sylvia’s ‘paddling to keep afloat’ in coronavirus era

Like most other eateries across the country, New York City soul-food restaurant Sylvia’s — a historic mainstay in Harlem — is struggling in the COVID-19 era.

Once a global epicenter of the outbreak, the Big Apple is poised to begin the next phase of its reopening on Monday. However, Governor Andrew Cuomo postponed indoor dining in restaurants, a decision that has slammed the Upper Manhattan eatery, famed for both its food and its politically-connected clientele.

“We’re still paddling to keep afloat,” Tren’ness Woods-Black, granddaughter of the late Sylvia Woods and VP of Communications and Strategic Partnerships at Sylvia’s, told Yahoo

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