Time’s Place

“Time’s Place” (25 August 2020) — digital collage by AleXander Hirka / Used with permission

Time’s Place is a little tavern in Harlem. It’s not listed on Trip Advisor.

Nearby, between two brick buildings, is a fenced-in empty lot, overgrown with tall weeds and a few trees. As I was passing it recently the gate was unlocked—so I wandered in.

Regarding the following: apply what disbelief you need—sprinkle it with grains of…