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Fizzling out: is the soda ban bad for small business?
Desvaneciéndose: ¿es la prohibición de la soda negativa para los pequeños negocios?

New York City Councilmember Robert Jackson has come out against the soda ban proposed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg...
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Curiosity in Inwood as The Curiosity approaches Mars
Curiosidad en Inwood, mientras The Curiosity se aproxima al Planeta Marte

Puede ser que la curiosidad haya matado al gato, pero a partir de diciembre, esta ha tenido una buena coartada...
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Community News 07.25.12
Noticias Comunales 07.25.12

The West Harlem Development Corporation (WHDC) is seeking new members for its Board of Directors. This non-profit...
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Public meeting held on safety concerns

At a public meeting held this past Fri., July 27th, Deputy Inspector Barry Buzzetti, the Commanding Officer of the 34th Precinct...

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UC Recap – July 16 – July 21

For those that don’t know, some of the best Streetball in the world is being played right in our own backyard. A Streetball tournament at...

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National Jazz Museum in Harlem July 2012 Schedule

An iconic vocalist with a warm, expressive voice, Helen Merrill's infrequent recordings tend to be quite special with plenty...

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Wurzweiler School of Social Work hosts advance screening of “Bullycam”

With reports of young suicides linked to bullying on the rise and recent New York legislation obligating schools to investigate cyberbullying...

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UC Recap – July 9 – July 14

This was a very good week for our Nutcracker Inc. documentary on the infamous Washington Heights’ street libation, the Nutcracker.

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SUMMER SHOWCASE

The Pied Piper Children’s Theatre of NYC (PPCT) presents the SUMMER SHOWCASE, an evening of songs, scenes, monologues, dance, and...

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GET OUT and ABOUT

Naja is an Egyptian -style belly dance performer and instructor who brings the spirit of the Middle East to New York City and beyond through the...

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Neighborhood Awards celebrate best in the Heights

On Tues., July 10th, the 2012 Neighborhood Achievement Awards were presented by Deputy Mayor Robert K. Steel and Small Business Services Commissioner Robert W. Walsh at Gracie Mansion.

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Asking if the soda ban will work
Preguntando si una prohibición funcionaria

Mayor Bloomberg’s recent proposal to the Department of Health and Hygiene to ban the sale of sugary drinks and sodas larger than...
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A favorite son killed in Inwood
Hijo favorito asesinado en Inwood

José Reyes Silva era el hijo favorito de su padre. El, más que cualquiera de sus 10 hijos, se parecía y actuaba como su padre.
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“The doctor will see you now”
“El doctor ahora le verá”

The doctors are making house calls. Now, on Tuesday night, anyone can pull up a chair and visit with one of the many top-rated...
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Christmas in July for Cornerstone
Navidad en Julio para Cornerstone

It was Christmas in July for the Dyckman Cornerstone Community Center this past Mon., July 16th. The community center, located at 3782 Tenth Avenue, received 20 Dell desktop computers for use by...
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Community News – 07.18.12

El Concejal de la Ciudad de Nueva York Robert Jackson está patrocinando dos eventos de reciclaje de desechos electrónicos en...
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Annual cooling initiative provides relief
Iniciativa anual de enfriamiento provee alivio

The Supportive Housing Network wants to alert members about the following program for low-income, medically needy people.
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WORD-UP EVENTS

Andrew Geddis, guitarrista clásico y fundador de Musica Elysii, Inc., presentará una lectura dramatizada de su primer cuento...
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UC Recap – July 2 – July 7

This week, the news that beloved local artist and entrepreneur, Will TeeZ, was battling Leukemia rocked many in the Uptown community.

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SENIOR SWIM SEASON KICKS OFF WITH POOL PARTY IN HARLEM Senior swim season kicks off with pool party in Harlem

On Mon., July 9th, First Deputy Commissioner for NYC Parks and Recreation Liam Kavanagh joined Department for the Aging Commissioner Lilliam Barrios-Paoli

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Harlem Outdoor Screening and Music Series Presents Doin’ it in the Park: Pick Up Basketball, NYC

Free Screening with DJ at Rucker Park (155th and Frederick Douglas Boulevard) Bobbito Garcia and Kevin Couliau, 2012, 90 min.

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ALL ME: The Life and Times of Winfred Rembert

Dir. Vivian Ducat, 2011, 75 min. Curated by Sylvia Savadjian and followed by a Q&A with director Vivian Ducat and artist Winfred Rembert

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Word Up Bookstore strives to stay alive, and open
La Librería Word Up se esfuerza por mantenerse viva, y abierta

Volunteers at Word Up Bookstore now hand out slips of paper to each customer. It lists the names, phone numbers and ...
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WiLL TeeZ
WiLL TeeZ

Cuando William Alicea dejó de aparecer en el barrio, la gente lo notó. Después de un tiempo, estaban francamente preocupados.
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Going green at the stove
Crear un ambiente verde en la estufa

If getting, and staying, green seemed only applicable to how you recycled, you have not yet met Ramon Toribio.
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Summer Fitness
Ejercicios en el Verano

El Parque Fort Tryon ha introducido más clases de ejercicio para el verano: nuevas clases de baile para niños, padres y yoga...
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Hue-Man closes its doors
Hue-Man cierra sus puertas

It was a sad week for uptown bookstores. On the same day that Washington Heights’ Word Up received a termination notice from their landlord...
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Community News – 07.11.12
Noticias de la Communidad – 07.11.12

El Concejal de la ciudad de Nueva York Robert Jackson invita a todos los residentes de la comunidad de West Harlem, Washington Heights e Inwood...
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UNITED HOSPITAL FUND PROVIDES ISABELLA GERIATRIC CENTER $75,000 GRANT

This past Mon., July 2nd, the United Hospital Fund announced six grants totaling $317,000 to improve health care services in New York City.

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Espaillat campaign seeks court intervention; judge orders hearing

The contested primary race in the 13th Congressional district between Rep. Charles Rangel and challenger New York State Senator Adriano Espaillat has just gotten more heated.

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Community News – 07.04.12

This Sun., July 15th, the Trust will hold a Neighborhood Yard Sale from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Park’s Stan Michels Promenade.

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UC Recap – June 25 – June 30

Saturday, June 30th was a glorious day Uptown. Not only was it Nutcracker Awareness Day at Le Chéile (839 West 181st Street)...

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Word Up Bookstore receives termination notice
La libreria Word Up recibe aviso de terminación

Word Up is still accepting donations--but isn't clear where they will go. The popular Washington Heights community bookstore received notice...
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“Endless possibilities”: the work of Teofilo Olivieri
“Posibilidades infinitas”: la obra de Teófilo Olivieri

Teófilo Olivieri juzga un libro por su cubierta. A él no le preocupa lo que hay en el interior. El destruye las páginas y las...
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An S.O.S. call – to make music
Un llamado ‘S.O.S.’ – para hacer música

Elliot Levioff had an idea. Sitting across from his wife during lunch in midtown late last year, he said, “I want to run something by you.”
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KaBOOM! Challenge: Turn playground visits into a free trip to Washington, D.C. By Nancy Bruning, MPH
Reto KaBOOM: Convierta visita a patios de recreo en viaje gratis a Washington, D.C.

¿Cómo le gustaría tener un verano con una variedad de patios de recreo para que su familia corra, brinque y ría?
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Streetball’s mecca scores Knicks visit
Meca de ‘Streetball’ se anota una visita de los Knicks

Summer’s arrival brings the heat, especially at Dyckman Park. Streetball’s annual red carpet has been laid down at Dyckman Park, the site of the...
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Community News 06.27.12

The Classical Theatre of Harlem, in partnership with The Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Education Center...
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Coming home: Infamous building receives $21.5 million dollar for gut rehab
De regreso a casa: Infame edificio recibe $21.5 millones para rehabilitación

La primera ola de calor del 2012 resultó refrescante para algunos residentes locales. “Este es un glorioso día en nuestra comunidad”, dijo...
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Going UP: In celebration of serious theater
Teatro ‘UP’: En celebración del teatro serio

The large, affordable apartment spaces of Inwood’s pre-war buildings may have been what attracted theater professionals...
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UC Recap – June 18 – June 23

On Thursday, June 14th the Uptown Collective held its 2-Year Anniversary shindig at the swank and sexy Negro Claro Lounge (3805 10th Ave).

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Time Warner Cable holding exclusive ticket giveaway for customers to watch ‘The Amazing Spider-Man™’ before hits theaters

Time Warner Cable will hold a ticket giveaway for its customers to watch Columbia Pictures’ highly anticipated motion picture...

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“Pat the Bird” art installation at Margaret Corbin Circle

Sun., Jun. 10th As created by Alison Loeb and Andrea Arroyo, the art installation “Pat the Bird” is an example of...

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Amber Charter Schools’ Summer Olympics get a boost from Morgan Stanley

A team of volunteers from Morgan Stanley participated in Amber Charter School’s Summer Olympics this past Fri., Jun. 22nd.

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Broken Spanish

On the street where I grew up, everything is old, and a little dirty, and some things are broken,

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Harlem Haberdashery: At the intersection of heritage and style

Style, elegance, and history. Stepping into Harlem Haberdashery provides a heady dose of all three. Situated on...

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Manhattan Borough President calls for implementation of five-borough taxi plan

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer called on plaintiffs to withdraw a lawsuit blocking the City’s plan to bring...

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CAMP OPPORTUNITIES

The New York City Police Department seeks to provide innovative and effective programs for the City’s young people.

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Fever at the Apollo

Bieber Fever took over Harlem when the teenage superstar gave an impromptu performance at the legendary Apollo Theater this past Mon., Jun. 18th.

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The ‘Justo’ Way: A revolutionary is honored
La ‘Vía Justo’: Honrando a un revolucionario

The busy intersection of 181st Street and St. Nicholas Avenue was more crowded than usual this past Sat., Jun. 16th.
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