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Interview: Tren’ness Woods-Black of Sylvia’s Restaurant

by Staff

All In NYC: Portraits showcases small businesses and cultural organizations that have been tested—but not deterred—by the coronavirus pandemic. These firsthand accounts capture the resilience and community that form the foundation of the five boroughs and enable the City to endure through even the toughest of times.

In this edition, meet Tren’ness Woods-Black of Sylvia’s Restaurant. Descended from the “Queen of Soul Food” herself, she has always treated her Harlem community like family—and has found new purpose amid the pandemic.


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