Tuesday, July 24, 2012
By Stephen Nessen : Reporter, WNYC News
Hundreds of mourners celebrated the life Soul Food restaurateur Sylvia Woods, known as “The Queen of Soul Food,” on Tuesday. She was remembered as a cultural ambassador and black leader.
Friday, July 20, 2012
It was somber mood outside Sylvia’s Restaurant on Friday. Instead of a condolence book, the restaurant that has hosted presidents, congressman, locals and tourists alike placed a table cloth outside for people to sign their remembrances the “Soul Food Queen,” Sylvia Woods. The Harlem icon died Thursday at the age of 86, and just days shy of the restaurant’s 50th anniversary.
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Sylvia Woods, the “Queen of Soul Food” and owner of Harlem’s famed Sylvia's Restaurant died Thursday afternoon. She was 86.