Sylvia P. Woods Way’ street-naming ceremony

5/15/2014, 2:18 p.m.
Sylvia Woods, the Queen of Soul Food, has her Harlem street named after herself.
Sylvia P. Woods Way Photo by Elinor Tatum

Sylvia P. Woods Way

Sylvia P. Woods Way

Sylvia Woods, the Queen of Soul Food, has her Harlem street (the corner of 126th Street and Malcolm X Boulevard) named after herself. “Sylvia P. Woods Way” is the new name. The Harlem icon, who passed away in July of 2012, was honored in a ceremony on Wednesday, May 14 outside her famed restaurant for her outstanding contributions to the Harlem. M&T Bank made a special presentation to the Sylvia & Herbert Woods Scholarship Fund.