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A gift, and taste, of home
Un regalo, y el sabor de casa

Si su bebida navideña preferida no implica un brebaje espeso vertido de una polvorienta lata del supermercado que su tío ondea debajo...
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Night Time Lane Closure on Major Deegan Expressway

Drivers are advised that there will lane closures along the Major Deegan Expressway (north bound and south bound near the High Bridge)...

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No Garbage, Recycling, Organics Collection or Street Cleaning on Friday, July 4, 2014

The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) announced today that in observance of Independence Day, there will be no garbage, recycling or organics collection, or street cleaning on Friday, July 4, 2014...

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Build it, and they will beam
Constrúyanlo y sonreirán

Las gorras estaban volando. Mientras que la temporada de graduación está en pleno apogeo en todas partes, la celebración...
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Stu-stu-studio

Getting up close and personal with local artists in their working environments was the order of the day this past Sun., Jun. 22nd. The...
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Sweet fillings on Sugar Hill

Sugar Hill is ready for its close-up. New York’s most glamorous affordable housing complex has been rising at the corner of 155th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue for the past two years. Now New Yorkers will get a peek inside at a huge art new art show, If You Build It. The soon-to be...

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Harlem Academy at the High Line
Harlem Academy en High Line

They were living the high life. This past Tues., June 17th, a group of first- and second-graders from Harlem Academy visited the...
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Make it paper
Hacerlo papel

La prueba está en el papel. Una reciente demostración interactiva de fabricación de papel en el programa senior Carter...
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Community News 06.25.14
Noticias de la comunidad 06.25.14

The El Sistema Concert will take place on Sat., Jun. 28th and will feature 150 students giving a short performance followed by a...
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Apples on Alexander
Manzanas en Alexander

Otros condados dependen de árboles creciendo dentro de ellos. En el Bronx, es un mercado de agricultores completo. El comercio estaba en auge en el último oasis verde...
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Summer Learning Fun
Verano aprendiendo diversión

Research shows that summer can often bring about learning loss for many students. Some schools, such as Inwood’s own The Equity...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 6-16 to 6-21

The wait is finally over. Our film, The Incredibly Spectacular Dyckman Fireworks Co., is now available online. Filmed entirely on the 4th of July 2013, the short film is an inside look at the Independence Day celebrations Uptown. We enlisted a great group of local cinematographers such...

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Latino Leadership Institute honors crusaders for change

Instituto Latino de Liderazgo homenajea a los activistas

"The Latino community will move this country forward in the years to come," said Lucia Gómez-Jiménez, Executive Director of the immigrant advocacy group La Fuente...
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Tuned in
Afinados

Marísol and Daniel Mejía sat in the plush red velvet seats of the United Palace’s front row, listening to the fourth movement...
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Tyranny, terror and time
Tiranía, terror y la hora exacta

Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Molina fue elegido presidente de la República Dominicana en 1930, con más votos que el número de...
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Impermanent and precious in the park

Temporales y preciosas en el parque

Mysterious signs beckon visitors deeper and deeper in to a glittering forest. A bearded man talks with a hunchback dolphin. Goddesses...
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La Doña en la Sociedad

Hay una nueva cara en el pueblo. Doña María Catalina de Urrutia fue una de las mujeres más conocidas en Puerto...
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Lighting it up
Encendiéndolos

A new independent documentary about fireworks is sparking controversy. Filmmakers Jonathan Ullman and Led Black chronicled...
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Starting small to finish big

Comenzando a lo pequeño para terminar en lo grande

Cada viaje comienza con un pequeño paso. Y el miércoles, 11 de junio, EmblemHealth comenzó su campaña a nivel de la...
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“Parents are the first teachers”

“Los padres son los primeros maestros”

Though New York City public schools are preparing to let out for the summer, education remains an important topic for city...
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Letting Kids Build
Dejar que los niños construyan

Es el primer evento de su tipo: Sculpture Crawl! El sábado 21 de junio, el taller de arte Scribble mostrará el trabajo de artistas jóvenes locales en Inwood Hill Park y el museo Dyckman Farmhouse...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 6-9 to 6-14

Okay folks, the 3rd Annual Dominican Film Festival in New York (DFFNY) kicks off on Wednesday June 18th. This year the festival will be bigger, better and broader than ever before. Get this – 40 films in 5 days as well as a whole host of artist tributes, panel discussions and...

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No More Curveballs, Governor
No más bolas curvas, gobernador

El 9 de enero de 2013, el gobernador de Nueva York, Andrew Cuomo, durante su discurso al estado, pronunció bellas palabras que nos hicieron llorar y él recibió una rotunda ovación de pie.
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MT- Community 6.18.14

The Scandinavian Music Festival in Fort Tryon Park is an outdoor summer concert series of live classical music. The performances will feature musicians of the New York Scandia Symphony...
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“I love me just the way I am”
“Me amo tal y como soy”

"Es muy difícil para mí ser feliz". Las palabras fueron pronunciadas por una joven mujer parada las escaleras del Ayuntamiento...
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From The Heights to Harvard
Desde Los Heights hasta Harvard

When classes start at Harvard University this fall, among the new men on campus will be one of Washington Heights'...
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Collective defines community
Colectivo define comunidad

Una lata de sardinas. Sillas desafiando la gravedad. La Tierra bailando en el espacio. "Comunidad|Community" es...
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Without a home, but not without hope

Sin hogar, pero no sin esperanza

Garrett McMahan spends much of his time working with the homeless population of New York City. He can be found at local soup kitchens, talking with clients there and connecting them with vital health services...
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Hot in Harlem
Calor en Harlem

Fredrick Jones no espera con emoción al verano. Su habitación se calienta. Incluso cuando está ligeramente caliente...
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Winning the west
Ganando el oeste

New York City Councilmember Mark Levine and New York State Assemblymember Keith Wright were among hundreds who...
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A troll in Fort Tryon
Un trol en Fort Tryon

Durante los fines de semana de verano, el parque infantil Anne Loftus en Fort Tryon Park está normalmente lleno de...
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Live Congressional Debate on NY1

The second televised debate for the 13th Congressional District of New York will take place on Wed., June 11th, at 7 p.m. at Lehman College, and seen live on NY1 (Time Warner Cable only). The 22-term incumbent Congressmember Charles...

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Sold on the sip, taken with the tannins
Vendido en sorbos

En el 2010, cuando Benlly Polanco decidió abrir ‘Corcho Wine Room’ en la franja de Dyckman, no estaba seguro de lo que vendría de ello.
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Debra and her dogs
Para Debra y los perros

Debra Jeanne Snyder loved dogs. And the people who owned them. Snyder, 54, was the Founding President of Inwoof, a...
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Get out of town
Salir de la ciudad

¿Cuándo fue la última vez que salió con sus seres queridos durante un par de días o incluso más tiempo?
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 6-2 to 6-7

Last Independence Day; the Nutcracker Films crew was on hand in the Dyckman area to capture and document the magic and moxie of the 4th of July celebrations Uptown. The result is The Incredibly Spectacular Dyckman Fireworks Co., which is a beautifully photographed film...

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In memory of Maya
En memoria de Maya

Writer, actress, singer, dancer, educator, activist, and long-time Harlem resident Maya Angelou died on Wed., May 28th at...
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Art Stroll kicks off
Arranca el Paseo de las Artes

Esta es la temporada de Shakespeare y la salsa. El 11° Paseo Anual de las Artes inició el pasado jueves 29 de mayo en el...
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Sharing in the shot
Compartiendo la foto

Mike Fitelson believes in marinating his photographs. For the past four years, he’s captured people in starkly beautiful black and...
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Taking time for teens at ACDP
Dedicar tiempo a los adolescentes

Un reciente foro en Washington Heights ayudó a armar a los adolescentes locales con información para construir su...
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Vaya con Villa

Score. This past Mon., June 2nd, New York City FC (NYCFC) announced that the team, New York’s Major League Soccer...
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Green Gym Day
Día Green Gym

Have you seen the High Bridge—the car-free bridge that connects Manhattan to the Bronx and is the oldest standing bridge in...
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Pow-wow in the park

It was time to dance. Thousands of residents joined together at Inwood Hill Park this past Sun., Jun. 1st as Lotus Music and Dance presented the annual Drums Along the Hudson: A Native American Festival and Multicultural Celebration. The day-long festival is a celebration of Native...

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Pitching In
Dando una mano

Getting our kids, and anyone else who shares the household, shouldn’t have to be its own chore. Fortunately, there are lots of fun ways to get everyone...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 5-26 to 5-31

The 2014 Uptown Arts Stroll has begun folks. You have an entire month to take it all in. The Uptown Arts Stroll features open studios, art exhibitions, concerts, literary events, and performances throughout Northern Manhattan from West 155th Street to West 220th...

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Health Starts With You First
La salud empieza primero con usted

Whenever I go with my mom to the hospital to accompany her to one of her appointments, I am privy to a number of...
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Participatory Budget Vote for District 7
Votación del presupuesto participativo de Districto 7

El mes pasado, más de 17,000 neoyorquinos a través de 10 distritos del Concejo de la ciudad se reunieron para discutir proyectos para el mejoramiento de sus comunidades...
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Cielo Latino shines

It was a heavenly time. Advocates joined together with fashion, business, community and health industry leaders this past Wed., May 14th at the 2014 Cielo Latino gala, the largest fundraiser for Latino/Hispanic AIDS initiatives in the U.S., at Cipriani Wall Street in New York.

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On the edge, on the screen
En el borde, en la pantalla

Washington Heights’ newest stars will not appear on Broadway or MTV this season. Instead, you’ll see them hard at work at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital on the ABC News’ show...
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Talking tech – y tacones

Hablando de tecnología, y de tacones

Topics at last week’s “Women in Tech” panel included art, science and shoes. Five notable women described to an audience of uptown residents how their lives intersect with technology...
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