Food

“Queen” on the Corner
La Vía Renee Mancino será develada

The woman known as the “Carrot Cake Queen” will soon be immortalized with her own city street. On Sat., Jun 17, West 214th Street at Broadway...
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Stocking up in the Square
Almacenamiento en la plaza

There were cans for a cause. Standing out amid the hordes of tourists and costumed characters, hundreds of volunteers gathered in Times Square...
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Community News – 06.07.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 06.07.17

Celebrate with El Museo del Barrio at this year’s Museum Mile Festival on Tues., June 13th from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. The festival will...
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On the Matter of Milk
Sobre la leche

Elegir los alimentos más amigables con el ambiente puede ser un reto, especialmente cuando se trata de productos lácteos y sus alternativas...
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UC Recap – May 29 – June 3

The whole brouhaha over the participation of Oscar López Rivera in the Puerto Rican Day Parade this year came to a head recently...

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UC Recap – May 22 – May 27

By the time you read this, there is a good chance that the 15th Annual Uptown Arts Stroll has already began. This year’s honorees are...

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UC Recap – May 15 – May 20

Is it just me or does it feel like you know who has been President forever? Every day brings another reason to question your sanity. In...

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A Finale at 40
Un final a los 40

As he remembers it, the “L” had fallen off. So, the restaurant sign that once read “Remel” had been shortened and the eatery...”
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Brain Boost
Impulso al cerebro

Piense bien en su próximo bocado. Lo que usted pone en su estómago ahora afectará su cerebro más adelante, incluyendo su capacidad...
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UC Recap – April 24 – April 29

HealthEquity4BlackLives / Mailman for Equity and Free University – NYC are planning the Heights Teach-In: Uptown Unites for Justice...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Driving down hunger
Disminuir el hambre

This time, shop and drop. A collaborative effort to encourage local volunteerism and help boost the supply of local food banks is coming to a...
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UC Recap – March 13th – March 18th

Happy belated St. Patrick’s Day people!!! With that said, please go to our site for a trip back into time to the Inwood of 1968...

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Screen Test
Ponerse en prueba

Mantener las pruebas. NYC Health + Hospitals insta a todos los neoyorquinos de entre 50 y 75 años a hacerse la prueba y está......
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The Schedule Shuffle
Horarios injustos

The Washington Heights resident has worked as a delivery person at the Domino’s Pizza on 181st Street and Fort Washington Avenue...
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Fourth takes First
De primer lugar

A fourth-year medical student at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) has won first place in a poster competition...
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Restart with Renewal
Renovación trae resultados

Renewal is showing results. The city’s Renewal Schools program is boosting attendance and test scores at previously struggling...
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UC Recap – February 13th – February 18th

Okay, do yourself a favor and check out Pop + Pour ASAP. The latest edition to the ever popular Dyckman Strip, Pop + Pour (200 Dyckman)...

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Scraps for SNAP
Sobras para SNAP

Está en nivel de "crisis". Los defensores de alimentos de emergencia temen que los "recortes draconianos" a los recursos contra el...
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“Let’s have justice done”
“Hagamos justicia”

This bishop sees both sides. Albany Roman Catholic Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger‎ presided over a gathering in the state capital this past...
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Woman’s Work
Trabajo de mujeres

We’ve seen a lot of art made from the ordinary debris of our industrial age. The Dadaists, defying notions of conventional modernist...
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Community News – 02.01.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 02.01.17

Swing by the Pelham Fritz Recreation Center for a night of culture and entertainment on Sat., Feb 25th from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The Harlem...
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Food in a flash
Aumentando acceso al alimento

Obtener comestibles pronto podría ser facilísimo. El Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos (USDA, por sus siglas en inglés)...
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Affinity en la Avenida

Será el Día de Duarte. Todos son bienvenidos a la celebración comunitaria este jueves 26 de enero en el Centro de Servicio Comunitario Affinity Health Plan...
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Community News – 01.25.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 01.25.17

The Inwood Library is hosting Community Visioning Workshops between Wed., Jan. 25th through Tues., Jan 31. The workshops are intended to discuss the possibility of developing the library site into...
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Salve for the Scammed
Alivio para los estafados

Think of it as a bit of coin for the conned. Nearly 350,000 people who lost money running Herbalife businesses will be getting reimbursement checks from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)...
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Frontlines at Fonfrède
Vanguardia en Fonfrède

January 1 marked the 213th year of Haitian independence. Before independence, slaves cooked a delicious soup joumou made of squash, carrots, celery and beef for their masters...
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Banish the Blues
Disipar la tristeza

With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season behind us, January can be a bit of a let-down. For elders, the post-holiday blues is...
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Batter Up
Entrega de galletas

Encienda el horno y únase al esfuerzo de llevar una sorpresa casera a las familias locales en necesidad. Las galletas se recogerán en la Despensa...
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UC Recap – December 5th – December 10th

We The People – A Social Justice Theatre Festival was an absolute blast. The People’s Theatre Project (PTP) really outdid themselves ...

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Feelings by the filling
Sentimientos por el relleno

It's best to eat hearty winter pies such as pecan or apple slightly warm, topped with vanilla ice cream. Piling on scoops chocolate just won't work...
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A Feast for the Found
Un festín para los encontrados

Todos fueron bienvenidos en esta mesa. Clientes de Exodus Transitional Services, Inc. en East Harlem, disfrutaron de un festín por...
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Aid on the Island
Ayuda en la isla

They started with service. On the eve of the SOMOS 2016 conference in Puerto Rico, a task force from Catholic Charities performed a day...
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Community News – 11.16.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 11.16.16

Get your groove on at the Museum of the City of New York (MCNY) on Sat., Nov. 19thfrom 9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. The museum is hosting a...
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Dealing with Diabetes
Lidiando con la diabetes

According to the American Diabetes Association, it’s estimated that 2 million people in New York City are living with diabetes. This chronic disease...
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UC Recap – November 7th – November 12th

Brace yourself America, we are headed for turbulent times. We have entered the abyss. We are in unchartered territory. Turmoil awaits us...

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Community News – 11.09.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 11.09.16

Lleve a su paladar en un viaje a través del tiempo en la Mansión Morris-Jumel el sábado 19 de noviembre de 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Los...
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Community News – 10.26.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 10.26.16

The Fort Tryon Park Trust and the Greenacre Foundation are teaming up for a scavenger hunt on Sat., Oct. 29th from 2:00 p.m...
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License List
Lista de licencias

Entre en la lista. El Departamento de Asuntos del Consumidor (DCA por sus siglas en inglés) está creando una nueva lista de espera para...
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Community News – 10.12.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 10.12.16

El Museo Del Barrio hosts a day of festivities on Sat., Oct. 15th from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The museum is celebrating the 3,000-year-old...
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Calling SNAP jobseekers
Alimentado y activando

Tome una manzana y una solicitud de empleo. Recientemente se anunció que los receptores de los beneficios de comida en...
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UC Recap – October 3rd – October 8th

Please do the right thing and watch Ava Duvernay’s 13th documentary on Netflix. The film explores how slavery didn’t really...

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A new tilt for the Kilt
Una nueva vida para el Kilt

El Día del Trabajo, los residentes del norte del condado lamentaron el cierre del popular abrevadero del barrio, Piper's Kilt, que...
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UC Recap – September 12th – September 17th

This past week we made history again. The results of last Tuesday’s elections proved that Latinos are a force to be reckoned with...

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Community Award Programs
Programa de Adjudicaciones Comunitarias

The Manhattan Community Award Program (MCAP), through which the office of Borough President Gale Brewer provides funding for...
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