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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Family Business: Sylvia's

Friday, February 27, 2015

Tren'ness Woods-Black of Sylvia's Restaurant in Harlem talks about her grandmother Sylvia Woods, known as "The Queen of Soul Food", and how Harlem has changed since it opened.

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WNYC News

‘Queen of Soul Food’ Sylvia Woods Honored in Harlem

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

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.

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WNYC News

Family, Community Mourns the 'Queen of Soul Food'

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.

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Features

Sylvia Woods, Owner of Iconic Harlem Restaurant, Dies

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.

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