G.R.I.O.T. and Greens

They served warm plates – and a jam as well. The New York City Mission Society opened the doors of its Minisink Townhouse headquarters this past Tues., Nov. 17th to serve over 200 guests a full Thanksgiving meal sponsored by Whole Foods and Vita Coco.

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Stop on the stoning
Freno al engaño

Francisco Moya salió de su hogar en Queens un día y se dio cuenta de dos autos estacionados en su calle, ambos sin tablillas.
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Fowl Territory
Territorio de aves

Thanksgiving is the largest meal many cooks prepare every year. Its centerpiece—the turkey—is the largest dish most cooks...
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Community News 11.25.15
Noticias Comunitarias 11.25.15

At the turn of the 20th century, Jacob Riis was a pioneering newspaper reporter and social reformer who used photographs of the city’s slums...
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Filling in the void
Llenar el vacío

German Rosa has always been interested in photography, and he longed to take pictures of New York City.However, he didn’t own a camera.He’d also spent...
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Amped for the ramp
Aplauso para la rampa

Haga una caminata. O dé un paseo o tome un columpio.Ese fue el mensaje de los funcionarios del Departamento de Parques en la inauguración de...
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Hike hits home
Aumento en casa

Exercising executive authority, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on November 10 that he would raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour for all state government...
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Design by demand
Diseño por demanda

El mes pasado, Judith Merino y su hijo fueron obligados a mudarse del apartamento en el que habían estado viviendo. Los propietarios eran miembros de...
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Hip at home‎
Hip en nuestra casa

The holiday season is a time when familiar traditions come alive. Last year at the United Palace, seeds for a new holiday tradition were sown, by adding a modern...
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Community News 11.18.15
Noticias comunitarias 11.18.15

Únase a Divasleading Inc. en su tercera campaña anual de juguetes a beneficio de los niños que viven en refugios para personas sin hogar...
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The Professor’s Prize
Premios para los maestros

It’s the teachers’ turn to stand out. Nominations for the Fourth Annual Big Apple Awards, which recognize teacher excellence...
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Emergency Snow Laborers Needed
Se necesitan trabajadores de nieve de emergencia

Han comenzado las inscripciones anticipadas para los trabajadores de nieve de emergencia para la próxima temporada de nieve. Los trabajadores de nieve laboran...
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Give something that means something
Dar algo que significa algo

Blood donations often decline from now to New Year’s Day when holiday festivities pull people away from their donation appointments. Despite the busy holiday season...
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Heating Help
Ayuda para su Calefacción

Hogares que necesitan ayuda para pagar sus facturas de calefacción este invierno pueden ya comenzar a aplicar para asistencia al Programa de Asistencia de...
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Bataclan, Beirut, Bennett

As word spread of the attacks, residents sought to show solidarity with victims and residents of Paris. Many turned to social media, posting messages and...
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It’s Not About You. Protect Them.
No se trata de usted, protéjalos.

Cuando se vacuna contra la gripe, no sólo se protege a usted mismo, protege a su familia y a todo el mundo a su alrededor que...
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UC Recap- November 9 – November 14

The 2nd Annual Quisqueya Heights Symposium was a rousing success. Held in the historic United Palace Theater this past Saturday, November 14th, the 2nd iteration of the Quisqueya Heights Symposium delved into the topic of entrepreneurship with an inspiring panel of young Latino entrepreneurs.

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Reads and rites
Lecturas y ritos

Last September, Julius E. was among the few selected to meet with Pope Francis during the pontiff’s visit uptown to Our Lady Queen of Angels School.
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Badges for the beasts
Insignias y bestias

Mil. Ese es el número de animales tratados por la Sociedad Americana para la Prevención de la Crueldad contra los Animales...
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A Tale of Trova
Atrévase con Trova

La Asociación Dominicana de Artistas Clásicos (ADCA, por sus siglas en inglés) estará auspiciando su segundo concierto de VI...
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Grind on the grade
Moler las calificaciones

Time to show the cards. Sounding off on a familiar issue, City Comptroller Scott Stringer recently spoke directly to local small business...
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Growing Bookworms
Creando ratones de biblioteca

De una forma u otra, como seres queridos y tutores, tenemos mucho que ofrecer que pueda inspirar a nuestros hijos a amar la lectura.
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Community Appeal

Whereas our Council Members have convened a town hall on Jewish poverty in New York City; Whereas, according to the UJA-Federation of NY Jewish Community Study of 2011, Russian-speaking immigrant Jews have the highest levels of poverty among all...

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Toast of this town

Insane. Peter Walsh clearly remembers the reaction when he told others he planned to open a restaurant and pub in Washington Heights...
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Community News 11.11.15
Noticias comunitarias 11.11.15

Visit El Museo Del Barrio now through Dec. 31st for its Puerto Rican printmaking workshops and exhibitions. The collections are rich in...
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Summit of the spirits
Cumbre de bebidas alcohólicas

El estado quiere estar a cargo. El gobernador Andrew Cuomo ha anunciado la primera reunión de un nuevo grupo de trabajo que se centrará...
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UC Recap- November 2 – November 7

The 2nd Annual Quisqueya Heights Symposium is going down at the venerable United Palace on Saturday, November 14th from 3 pm to 6pm. Aptly titled Like A Boss: Talking Shop With Young Latino Entrepreneurs, the event will hone in on young Uptown entrepreneurs...

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Kicking Cancer
Luchando contra el cáncer

One of the biggest and best surprises I had while undergoing chemotherapy was how physically active I was able to remain.
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Brake on the breaks
Frenando al vandalismo

Un reciente aumento en los autos vandalizados tiene a un legislador local pidiendo que se incremente la vigilancia y la intervención del Departamento de Policía de Nueva York (NYPD)...
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Community News 11.04.15
Noticias comunitarias 11.04.15

Join Councilmember Ydanis Rodríguez and District 6 Superintendent Manuel Ramírez at P.S. 128 The Audubon School for the District 6 Kindergarten Fair on Sat., Nov. 14th from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m...
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“This is forever”
“Esto es para siempre”

Harry Ettling took Rosa Naparstek to a swanky Upper East Side restaurant for her 70th birthday. After they ordered dessert, Harry took out a small box, got up and...
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Seeking parity on the play
Buscando igualdad en el juego

Rafaela Vivaldo no está sorprendida de que su hijo siga fallando la prueba. No ha logrado aprobar el reporte de acondicionamiento físico estudiantil...
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Hunger, of all tongues
Hambre en todos los idiomas

Poverty is spoken in all languages. A recent forum held uptown sought to challenge notions on how poverty looks and sounds. The YM and YWHA of Washington Heights...
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Valuing the Invaluable
Valuando lo invaluable

Every day, I hear stories about family caregivers and the challenges they face while helping their loved ones. Marcela feels that caring for her mother, while having...
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Shake Your Soul
Agite su espiritu

The flyer with the drawing of a joyful dancing figure asked, “Hey Inwood, wanna dance?" It offered "a fun and freeing movement practice that relaxes your...
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Teachers fret

“My school was a disaster.” Teacher Sierra Green did not mince words as she recalled her time attending what she said were failing schools in Brownsville as a child. “It was so unfair,” she continued. “Because I grew up in Brownsville instead of Park Slope, I was treated as...

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Hamilton High
Preparatoria Hamilton

School just got a new rap. A recently announced collaboration will provide 20,000 city high school students with the hottest ticket in town – the musical Hamilton.
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Clamoring for last call
Clamando por un último llamado

A Christina le gusta vivir en el epicentro. Durante los últimos dos años ha residido en la intersección de la avenida Seaman y la calle Dyckman, un corredor que presume...
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New gilt at Gracie
Nuevo enchapado en Gracie

Gracie Mansion’s got a new look. Its new exhibit, “Windows on the City,” takes a fresh look at city life during the era the Mansion was built. About 49 works of art depicts...
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Driving hunger out
Forzando al hambre a salir

Bibia Preciado ha trabajado durante mucho tiempo en varios empleos. "Trabajo día y noche", explicó. Sus hijos, quienes tienen necesidades especiales...
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Jiving at Jumel

Now, he’ll be in the room where it happened. In the musical production Hamilton, Aaron Burr, played by Leslie Odom. Jr. regales the audience with the show-stopper “The Room Where it Happens,” replete with details of the “Dinner Table Bargain,” known as the Compromise of 1790.

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Counting down, and looking up
En cuenta regresiva y levantando la mirada

Size matters. ‎A recent survey conducted by the United Federation of Teachers (UFT) found that the number of oversized classes in New York City’s public schools has shrunk. ‎As announced by UFT President Michael Mulgrew earlier this month, the number of overcrowded classes...
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MT – Community News 10.28.15

Visite la tienda de libros ‘Word Up Community’ el sábado, 7 de noviembre de 6-8 mientras un grupos de distinguidos poetas leen de sus colecciones del 2015.
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Turning the page
Cambiar la página

Contributing to help in the maintenance and upkeep of a small and beloved uptown park is again as simple as a flipping over – twelve times.
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Pillow Talk
Plática de almohadas

¿Se mantiene saludable? Cuando escuchamos esto, la mayoría de nosotros pensamos en nuestros exámenes anuales, cuántas frutas y verduras comemos o si...
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Missing the mark on M/WBEs
Perdiendo la marca M/WBE

Sarah Pérez Jarret did not leave anything to chance. The 30-year-old obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Sciences from the Sophie Davis School...
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Don’t Miss…
No se pierda…

Parques NYC presenta el primer Día de Juegos de Otoño el Día de las Elecciones (no hay escuela). Vaya al Parque Highbridge en el Oeste de la Calle 172 y la Avenida Amsterdam en Manhattan para un día de diversión y juegos...
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UC Recap- October 19 – October 24

Halloween is here, people… Uptown parents looking for a safe and fun event for their children, look no further than The Inwood Center (5030 Broadway @ 213th Street), which will once again host their annual Halloween event on Friday, October 30th from 3:30 to 5:30 pm...

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Funeral Information for NYPD Police Officer Randolph Holder

Información Funeral del Oficial de Policía de la Ciudad de NY Randolph Holder

VIEWING SERVICES Date: Tuesday, October 27, 2015 Time: 9:00-6:00 p.m. Location: Greater Allen A. M. E. Cathedral of New York 110-31 Merrick Boulevard Jamaica, NY 11433 718.206.4600. FUNERAL SERVICE Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2015 Time: 3:00 p.m.

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Officer killed in East Harlem
Policía muerto en East Harlem

An NYPD officer was killed in East Harlem on Tuesday evening, October 20, shot during a gunfight on a pedestrian bridge over the FDR Drive.
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