Green Living

MulchFest rakes it in

New Yorkers celebrated the 19th Annual MulchFest by recycling nearly 30,000 Christmas trees at over 80 locations across the city. NYC Parks, the Department of Sanitation, GreeNYC, and numerous community organizations, provides New Yorkers with the opportunity to mulch their Christmas trees into wood chips that...

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Going – and getting – green
Ser – y volverse – verde

Por tiempo limitado, los pequeños negocios y organizaciones no lucrativas en Washington Heights e Inwood pueden ser verdes, sin costo alguno.
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Moving from the Water Cooler
Convirtiendo la Conversación en Acción

Este domingo pasado me integré a los más de 300.000 activistas en la Marcha Popular por el Clima. Marchamos para...
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Food for thought
Comida por ideas

Getting ready to send your kids back to school is about more than just new notebooks, pencils and backpacks. You can also plan healthy new recipes in advance to get a jump start...
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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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Make the Best Choice against Hydrofracking

La Mejor Opción para Proteger de la Fractura Hidráulica

Desde 2008, las compañías multinacionales de petróleo y gas han cabildeado agresivamente en Albany para que se apruebe la utilización del...
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Where the wild things are, now

Donde ahora encuentras las cosas salvajes

Block 2189, lot 50 is teeming with life. The lot has no address, and no owner, but it is by no means empty. Better known to locals as the North Cove...
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Save the Garden
Salvemos el jardín

Durante el año pasado, se tomaron decisiones para permitirle a Parques NYC instalar la infraestructura a lo largo de la pared de roca...
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The Ice Man
El hombre de hielo

Los lugares favoritos de Obed Fulcar tienden a ser lodosos, húmedos y salvajes. Fulcar enseña la instrucción del idioma nativo en...
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A crown jewel for the Creek

Una joya de la corona para el arroyo

Already a stunning oasis on the Harlem River's shoreline in Inwood and Washington Heights, Sherman Creek Park is about to...
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No Garbage Collection or Street Cleaning on New Year’s Day

The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) reminds all residents that in observance of New Year’s Day, there will be no garbage, recycling or organics collection, or street cleaning on Wednesday, January 1, 2014. Residents who normally receive Wednesday garbage and organics collection should...

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Warming Up to Winter
Calentándose para el Invierno

If you think our parks hibernate over the winter, think again. They come alive with winter critters and activities for humans of all ages.
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A stellar steward

Ky Williamson loves trees. And hates dog pee with equal fervor. Williamson, the President of the Rotary Club of Inwood, was named the 2013 Tree Steward of the Year Award from MillionTreesNYC on Fri., Nov. 1st at a ceremony held at Gracie Mansion. MillionTreesNYC represents the city’s initiative...

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Taking root, seed by seed

Tomando la raíz, semilla por semilla

El símbolo más fácilmente identificable de la isla de Manhattan es probablemente el que la mayoría de los viajeros ven diariamente: el mapa del...
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A garden gone?
¿Un jardín desparecido?

For over 40 years, Bruce’s Garden has been a verdant oasis, and a center of peace and tranquility. The garden, a fenced-in parcel of Isham Park...
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A stroll with purpose
Paseando con proposito

El pasado sábado 24 de octubre, residentes y miembros del departamento de Parques de Nueva York participaron...
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Walking and talking
Una caminata verde

Se ha invitado a los residentes locales a actuar con hechos en los parques del norte del condado este sábado con el concejal del...
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Digging in
Cavando

Highbridge Park just got a lot greener. Hurricane Sandy destroyed hundreds of trees all over Northern Manhattan last fall. But a small army of urban...
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A Salad to Live For
Una ensalada por la cual vivir

Fresh fruits and vegetables can help boost your immune system and energy levels, and seasonal activities can become more enjoyable.
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Columbia marsh project nears completion

The status of Muscota Marsh – the waterfront park being constructed by Columbia University on West 218th Street and Indian Road – has been perplexing Inwood residents throughout this past year. The site, at least to a casual observer, has appeared finished for months, with its boardwalk, benches...

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The Power of One
El poder de una

The public parks of northern Manhattan's Inwood neighborhood are a stunning source of natural beauty and inspire great affection among...
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Let’s Keep Making NYC Greener

If you want to know what real change looks like, just walk the streets of Northern Manhattan, where hundreds of new trees line the sidewalks as living...
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Broadway Malls Restored
Se corta cinta en trecho restaurado

This past Thurs., July 25th, NYC Parks Commissioner Veronica M. White joined State Assemblymember Herman D. Farrell, Jr., City Councilmember...
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The therapy of stuff
La terapia de cosas

When an Inwood couple decided to open a Pop-Up Repair shop, their biggest question was: Do people want to get things fixed?
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Geese culling roils residents

Eliminación selectiva de gansos irrita a residentes

Local residents are used to seeing a gaggle of geese during their forays into Inwood Hill Park. They are most often seen near the salt marsh, along with...
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Battle on Palisades continues

La batalla continúa en los Palisades

The $300 million dollar fight continues. Plans for a new headquarters for LG Electronics USA drew ire last year from various groups on both sides...
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Celebrate Green Gym Day
Celebre el Día del Gimnasio Verde

We no longer pay attention to the greener pastures all around us that are also our own natural play land and gymnasium.
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The Fix-It Team
El equipo reparador

When something breaks, most people don’t have the time, tools or talent to fix it. Broken objects are usually tossed or just kept, with a magical hope that someday, someone will be able to fix it.
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Oh, skrap!

At a street fair at IS 52, students found a new artistic medium. Trash.The fair was organized as part of the Earth Day celebration...
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Green with progress

Earth Day isn’t just about tree-hugging. It is also about books, iPads, and even theater. At the Go Green Earth Day celebration at the...

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Women in Action
Mujeres en acción

“Women have always been in action.” So said George Hulse, the Vice President of External Affairs at Healthfirst. On Wed., Mar. 20th...
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Go Green
Sea ecológico

April's celebration of Earth Day offers an opportunity for families to focus on conservation, and on ways that everyone together can learn to save energy ...
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Big city, dark skies

Amateur astronomer Jason Kendall says Inwood Hill Park is one of the darkest and best places to see stars in all of New York City. But he believes that velvety darkness could soon be spoiled by light pollution. LG Electronics is poised to build a 143-foot-tall glass office park...

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Community News 03.13.13
Noticias Comunitarias 03.13.13

El Departamento de Parques y Recreo ha restaurado la histórica cúpula del Centro Recreativo J. Hood Wright. La cúpula, un prominente rasgo...
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February 25 – March 2

WHIN By Any Means 3 is now one for the history books. The event went down on Thursday, February 28th at Negro Claro (3805 10th Ave) and exceeded everyone wildest expectations. Before the show even started, within 1 hour of the doors of the venue opening to be exact, the event was sold out

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On the waterfront
En la ribera

Lydia Gaston is a long-time East Harlem resident, but she can’t remember the last time she was at the waterfront. It’s difficult to get there. And once you arrive, it’s not especially safe.
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Touro College on Global Health Mission in India

Dipan Ray, Ph.D., director of practice experience at Touro College of Pharmacy in Harlem (middle), and Ravi Shah, a doctor of pharmacy (Pharm.D.) candidate at the College (right), work together to interview a patient at a makeshift “health camp” in New Delhi.

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MT – Community 02.27.13

Registration for the Inwood Little League, the oldest in the city, is open for its last week of registration. All are invited to visit at the League’s...
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A view to behold, now to change?
Una vista para contemplarse destinada al cambio

El industrial John D. Rockefeller podría haber sabido cuan preciado era el petróleo, pero también estaba bien conciente del valor de una buena vista: no tiene precio...
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To the last drop: el sancocho vegano

Hasta la última gota: el sancocho vegetariano

Quinoa, asparagus, brussel sprouts, curry sauce. And sancocho, the classic meat-based stew of many a Latin Caribbean home. Any sense of ...
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A perennial in his own right
Se ha ganado ser Perenne

When Gabe Kirchheimer was diagnosed with sciatica in three years ago, he came up with a creative coping mechanism: taking pictures of Fort ...
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Sunkofa: A fresh take on taste

Sunkofa, a local gift shop in the Claremont Village area of the Bronx, is known for its wide selection of cultural products. But this past Jan. 21, the storeowners welcomed customers to check out the store’s latest unique offering—a newly added café and juice bar. That it was also Martin Luther King Jr. Day made for an even more meaningful celebration.

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Promoting healthy living with a bit of dirt and dance

“Please don’t throw your trash on the floor,” read a handmade sign tucked inside a tree bed, one of the eight that bordered the...

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