“We’re beautiful”
“Somos hermosos”

Nabil Viñas is a born and bred New Yorker, straight out of Washington Heights. The Viñas family emigrated from the city of Moca in the...
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Halt on HUD cuts
Renunciando los recortes del HUD

Giancarlo Fernández dijo que es fácil sentirse olvidado como inquilino de vivienda pública. Fernández, quien creció en las Casas...
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A bust in the boom
Un fracaso en el auge

Uptown business is soaring. But there are some downsides. Gentrification might be effective for creating new businesses within...
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Local home care provider recognized
Reconocimiento a proveedor de cuidado en el hogar

FirstLight Home Care de Manhattan, un proveedor de Washington Heights de atención médica no médica, ha sido reconocido como uno...
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Morning Meet
Reunión matutina

Policymakers, elected officials and advocates took part in OHEL Children's Home and Family Services' 4th Annual Legislative Breakfast...
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Rising in the Heights
Clamor en El Alto

“¡Trump escucha; estamos en la lucha!”. Pidiendo al presidente Donald Trump "escuchar", miles de inmigrantes y simpatizantes...
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Community News – 04.26.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 04.26.17

Experience the art and craft of storytelling at The Apollo on Fri., May 5th at 7:30 p.m. The Moth brings together storytellers from...
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Season for Reason
Temporada de sentido común

We gathered before dawn. I and fellow members of the scientific research community at Columbia University Medical Center...
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‎A Spree for Threes
Tremendo a los tres

Es hora de los de tres. La ciudad ha anunciado la expansión de su programa Pre-K Universal para incluir a los niños de tres años. El alcalde...
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UC Recap – April 17 – April 22

I am writing this missive still feeling exhilarated from the massive turnout for the Uptown March for Immigrant Rights. Shout out...

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A stake in STEM
Silaba de STEM

It’ll be Aquaponics on Audubon. The High School for Health Careers and Sciences in Washington Heights recently received an educational...
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¿Embarazada? Prevenga este riesgo

La Administración de Alimentos y Medicamentos de los Estados Unidos (FDA, por sus siglas en inglés) alerta a las mujeres embarazadas...

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Car Free Day returns

  Car Free Day returns   Story and photos by Gregg McQueen     No wheels for Washington Heights. This coming Saturday, a nine-block stretch of busy St. Nicholas Avenue will be packed with pedestrians, cyclists and leisure activities instead ...

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A Rosy Reading
Lectura rosada

It’s read all over. April 23rd is World Book Day, marked throughout the world in different ways. In Catalonia, Spain, it is known as Saint George...
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Tweet Take
Tirando con un tuit

Las reglas son simples: mantenerlo limpio y en un tweet. En honor al Mes Nacional de Poesía, la Ciudad de Nueva York (@NYCGov & @NYCulture)...
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Transportation Community Workshop
Taller de Transporte

The Department of Transportation (DOT) is in the process of proposing traffic and safety improvements along Dyckman Street. The agency has...
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Transgender as Target?
Transcendiendo la discriminación

Discrimination. That is how transgender activist Elizabeth Marie Rivera referred to a recent decision rendered by the Senate in Puerto Rico...
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“People’s Commissioners” for the PSC
“Comisionados del pueblo” para la PSC

La gente necesita una voz en la Comisión de Servicio Público (PSC, por sus siglas en inglés). Ese es el mensaje que líderes comunitarios...
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Tools at School
Herramientas en la escuela

La secundaria puede ser un momento difícil para muchos estudiantes. Con frecuencia encuentran nuevas fuentes de ansiedad a medida...
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New Park Rules
Nuevas reglas de parques

NYC Parks is seeking public comment for proposed changes to its rules and the penalties incurred by offenders. Under the amended rules...
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Seder in the Streets
Seder en las calles

Romper “ventanas rotas". La estrategia de patrullaje policial conocida como "ventanas rotas", en la que los agentes reprimen delitos...
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Car Cash
En efectivo

Plug in to get paid. Owners of electric vehicles in New York City can now earn e-gift card rewards and get valuable information about their...
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UC Recap – April 10 – April 15

It is 2½ minutes to ‘midnight.’ The Doomsday Clock is ticking ever so louder ever since you know who usurped our democracy. Welcome...

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Figures in the Find
Figuras en búsqueda

No son exactamente héroes. En cambio, las acciones de los personajes principales de la última obra de la Compañía de Teatro Up pasan de...
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Community News – 04.19.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 04.19.17

Get to know the city’s wildlife up close and personal on Sat., May 6th from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. NYC Parks, the Urban Park Rangers...
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Ratifying the Raise
Aprobado el aumento

Cambiaron la página sobre la edad. Defensores y legisladores en una misión para convertir el plan "Aumentar la edad" en una ley del estado...
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Forward in Faith
Avanzando con fe

Caminaron como uno. Más de 200 miembros de la comunidad salieron a las calles el 5 de abril, cuando 31 diferentes instituciones religiosas...
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Hunt in the Heights
Caras y Canastas

No little bunny hop here – this was a mad dash. Hundreds of families and children turned out this past Sat., Apr. 8th for a ceremonial...
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Center Start
Inicio de Centro

It’s a head start for health. The city has launched an East Harlem facility to provide health and wellness services, as well as community space...
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Muscle and Might
Músculo y Poder

One size does not fit all. Community-based factors such as lack of access to healthy food are causing a high number of Hispanics to suffer...
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Community News – 04.12.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 04.12.17

Head to Fort Tryon Park on Thurs., Apr. 13th from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. where “Dr. A” will identify different trees and insects. Participants will...
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Boost for Business
Avenue NYC otorga subvenciones

Cerca de tres docenas de pequeños negocios sin fines de lucro están recibiendo un impulso este mes, gracias a un programa de subvenciones...
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New Plus for Preemies
Nuevo plus para bebés prematuros

The New York State budget now allows low-income mothers to get donor breast milk for premature babies through Medicaid. Low-weight...
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Housing Uptown Clinic

The Met Council on Housing’s Inwood Village Clinic will meet at Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church, located at 91 Arden Street in Manhattan...

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Tax Time
Día de impuestos

No llegue tarde al Día de Impuestos. A medida que se acerca la fecha límite para impuestos del 18 de abril, el Departamento de Asuntos del...
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A Long Last
De larga duración

As markets start to stock up on more fresh produce for shoppers to fill their bags, the New York League of Conservation Voters (NYLCV)...
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Fighting Fraud
Salvaguarda contra el fraude de inmigración

Diga a ‘no’ a los notarios fraudulentos. El Concejo de la ciudad de Nueva York ha aprobado una legislación para ayudar a proteger a...
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UC Recap – April 3 – April 8

Tupac Shakur is now a Hall of Famer. Most people tend to forget that the firebrand emcee was born in Harlem. The child of two Black Panthers...

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State passes 2018 budget
La estatal aprueba presupuesto 2018

It took nine extra days of debating, but the state legislature finally passed its 2018 budget. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on April 9...
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Parcels of power, packaged with care
Con capacidad y cuidado

Los paquetes, diligentemente empacados y etiquetados, llegan a cada esquina del globo. Pero primero deben pasar por las manos de mujeres...
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On the Same Wage
En el mismo salario

It was red and Rihanna. Councilmember Laurie Cumbo, sporting a red bomber jacket, was in a lyrical mood...
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Budget deadline blown
Plazo de presupuesto rebasado

There was no budging on the budget. For the first time in six years, still mired in policy disputes, state lawmakers blew past the...
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Tech on the Track
Tecnología en la pista

Se están acelerando en la ciencia. Había cerca de 2.000 estudiantes de bachillerato llenaron La Armería en Washington Heights el 29...
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“The Mar-a-Lago Special”
“El especial Mar-a-Lago”

He says it’s a dream come true – for millionaires. City Comptroller Scott Stringer is warning that President Donald Trump’s proposed...
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Community News – 04-05-17
Noticias Comunitarias – 04-05-17

Ever dreamed of making your own tiny floating vessel like the one in Stuart Little? Become a shipwright at the Museum of the City of...
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Uptown Arts Stroll names 2017 honorees
Paseo de las Artes 2017 nombra a homenajeados

El festival anual de las artes de un mes de duración del norte de Manhattan está programado para regresar. El Paseo de las Artes 2017 se...
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Relief after Re-entry
Alivi+o después de reintegrarse

A new federal bill named for Kalief Browder, who committed suicide after incarceration on Rikers Island, is designed to improve mental...
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Farming Fair
Agricultura justa

Dicen que sólo quieren lo que es justo. Mientras que los trabajadores de bajos salarios en otras industrias se han beneficiado de la legislación...
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Call for CoolRoofs
Llamado al techo

It's the season for reflection. The city is seeking applicants for a sustainability and workforce development initiative that provides training...
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Securing sensitive locations
Asegurando lugares sensitivos

Un cuarteto de representantes del Congreso introdujeron una nueva legislación encaminadas a proteger “lugares sensibles” durante los...
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