La Casa Azul Bookstore
143 E. 103rd St.
212-426 - 2626www.lacasaazulbookstore.com
Located in the heart of El Barrio, La Casa Azul Bookstore is much more than the average retail store, it is the literature hub for its neighborhood, serving as the third place—a meeting space in the community. Events include book clubs, author signings, gallery shows, film screenings, writer’s conferences and workshops.