From Rio to Millrose
De Río a Millrose

It'll be a new runners' high. Northern Manhattan will soon get a close-up look at a slew of recent track and field stars, as 11 gold medalists...
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Counsel in the cards
Abogado por escrito

Every year landlords seeking evictions force nearly 300,000 New Yorkers into Housing Court. Ninety percent of landlords have a lawyer...
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A Drink Deep
Una bebida profunda

Water flows through everything in Sarina Prabasi’s life—family, work, love and coffee. Growing up in Nepal, she heard her father’s stories about...
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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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UC Recap – January 2nd – January 7th

Democracy will never be the same again. Democracy now comes with drums. Guiras y tamboras to be exact. On January 3rd, in the wee hours...

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En Foco Fellows
Becas En Foco

Find your focus. En Foco, the arts organization serving supporters of photographers of color, is accepting submissions for its 2017...
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Spirit Scholars
Espíritus sabios

Fue una gran celebración. Por 38º año consecutivo, el Museo Americano de Historia Natural (AMNH, por sus siglas en inglés) organizó su celebración...
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Focused on the bottom line
Enfocados en la línea de fondo

“Neighbors help neighbors.” Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer makes it a point to keep in the spirit of the season, focusing on...
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The ‎Snow Stoppers
Vencedores de la nieve

Cuando las tormentas de nieve golpean afuera, la mayoría se acomoda adentro. Pero ahí precisamente es cuando...
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Grade A for Section 8
Calificación de A para la Sección 8

Es el programa más grande de Vales de Elección de Vivienda en el país, proporcionando asistencia de vivienda a más de 200,000...
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Community News – 01.04.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 01.04.17

Laugh it up at the Apollo Theater’s Comedy Club on Thurs., Jan. 12th at 10:00 p.m. Looking to its roots, the Apollo is expanding its programming...
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In effect: Wage Hike
En efecto: aumento salarial

Workers had an early reason to revel. As of December 31st, 2016, the first minimum wage increase in New York State officially went into effect...
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Mothers on a Mission
Madres en una misión

One organization has issued a set of New Year's resolutions calling on mothers everywhere to preserve advances in human rights. Moms...
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Heart of History
En el centro de la historia

¡Es pa’lla que vamos! El grito del mitin (“It is there we are going!” en inglés) fue cantado a menudo por los seguidores de Adriano Espaillat...
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Cold Weather Safety Tips
Consejos de seguridad para clima frío

La exposición al frío puede causar condiciones de vida que amenazan la salud. Evite condiciones graves como congelación e hipotermia...
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Raise the age, save in spades
Aumentar la edad, ahorrar en palas

Lywan Reed spent three years incarcerated. ‎”I was terrified.” He was 16 when first jailed, first at Rikers for four months and then at the...
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Break for Bobo
Venga por Bobo

Juan Bobo manages a baseball team, Los Criollos de Caguas. On the side, he conducts exorcisms and hunts ghosts to make ends meet...
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UC Recap – December 26th – December 31st

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Praise and peace at PACE
Paz en PACE

Se congregaron con el cardenal. Miembros del Centro Senior Life de ArchCare, en East Harlem, recibieron un regalo especial el lunes 19 de diciembre...
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These are the days
En Estos Días

There is no better way to say goodbye to a year than visiting the Botanical Gardens in the Bronx. And when the visit is with the new generation...
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To Teach His Own
Enseñar lo propio

Expand the eval. The city has announced an update to its teacher evaluation system, implementing a method that relies more heavily on measures...
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Diving into the Ds
Sumergirse en las D

Time to learn your Ds. With hate crimes on rise since the presidential election, many New Yorkers have wondered what to do if they personally...
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Solitary Stop
Fin del aislamiento

It is the isolation Victor Pate remembers the most. The Harlem native, who was incarcerated for 15 years, was kept in solitary confinement for...
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Community News – 12.28.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 12.28.16

The Office of Councilmember Mark Levine is hosting a low/no-cost insurance sign up event on Thurs., Jan. 19th from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Attendees will...
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HELP THANKS WOW
AYUDA GRACIAS GUAU

Lo estoy robando, y descaradamente. Anne Lamott, tan querida amiga como cualquier escritor que conozcan profundamente, y sólo...
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Minds on the March
Mentes en la Marcha

These winning scholars might need sneakers. The Dominican Day Parade, Inc., a nonprofit that operates New York City’s annual Dominican...
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The Charm of Chucho
El encanto de Chucho

Fue una vez parte del movimiento New Wave ("Nueva Ola") de la música pop de los años 60. Y este mes, el veterano artista puertorriqueño...
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Keeping Seniors Social
Manteniendo redes sociales activas

No es raro experimentar un mayor deseo de acurrucarse en el sofá e "hibernar" cuando el clima se vuelve frío, pero para las personas mayores con...
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Tree-Cycle
Ciclo del árbol

No lo tire, hágalo abono. El Departamento de Recogida de Basura (DSNY) iniciará su programa anual de recolección de árboles de Navidad el martes...
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End Of Year Giving Tips
Consejos sobre donaciones de fin de año

As you consider making end-of-year charitable donations, the office of Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has issued a new report to consider...
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UC Recap – December 19th – December 24th

I hate to be the bearer of bad news. But you know who is about to be President in a matter of weeks and this country, and ultimately the world...

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The Nest at the Branch
El nido en la sucursal

Cuando Ronald Clark era un adolescente, salió de la cama en medio de la noche. Su cabeza estaba llena de preguntas candentes. Quería saber...
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Solace in the Solstice
Consuelo en el solsticio

Todos lo llamaban Gus. William Fairchild Weidlich estaba camino al éxito. Fue a las mejores escuelas: Exeter y luego Yale. Obtuvo un título de abogado...
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“It’s a bloody shame”
“Es una vergüenza sangrienta”

“Over time, it became clear that I would miss family gatherings, teacher conferences, and days at the beach.” Janice Carter said at first, she...
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Reality Bytes
Bytes de Realidad

Los anteojos están llegando. Como demostró recientemente la presidenta de la Corporación de Desarrollo Económico de la Ciudad de Nueva York...
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Table Talk
Sobremesa

They met in the late morning to talk pie – and how to acquire a greater slice of it. A month after knocking the city for its poor performance in allocating...
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Community News – 12.21.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 12.21.16

The Apollo is celebrating its 10th Annual Kwanzaa celebration on Sat., Dec. 31st at 2:00 p.m. Celebrate New Year’s Eve with performances by the...
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Helping with HOPE
Ayudando con HOPE

¿Combatiendo la pobreza? Hay una aplicación para eso. Al menos la habría si Joel Berg se saliera con la suya. Berg, director ejecutivo de Hunger...
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Site Seers
Contando con cultura

Help boost travel throughout the borough. Applications for the 2017 Manhattan Cultural Tourism Grant are now open. Each year, the New York City...
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Bank on the Books
Apostar por los libros

Scholars, take note. Municipal Credit Union (MCU) is currently accepting applications for the 2017 Scholarship Program. MCU will award $66,000...
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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 12th – December 17th

The Hamilton cultural juggernaut continues to conquer. How do you cap off a year that includes 11 Tony Awards including Best Musical, a...

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Advocates plan march on Trump Tower
Defensores planean marcha a la Torre Trump

‎"Slapped in the face." That's how Steven Choi, Executive Director of the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) describes what happened to immigrants...
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The Billionaire Buoys Club
Los Million-arios del Mar

Llámelos Millon-arios. Jóvenes locales se han convertido en miembros de un club especial cuyas actividades incluyen concentrarse...
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The Hug at the White House
El abrazo en la Casa Blanca

Este detective pasó de navegar por el metro a mirar las estrellas en la Casa Blanca. Recientemente, mientras andaba en el metro, Ian Aquino...
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“More than 100 x 35”
“Más que 100 x 35”

It’s a global thing. The financial institution Banco Popular de Puerto Rico partnered recently with the Acacia Network to host a screening of...
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Lightening a mother’s load
Misión de madre

It was time for wellness at Win. As New York City’s homeless population continues to rise, so does the burden it places on families...
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Value Verified
Valor Verificado

No change. That’s what Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed in regards to the “city’s values” and his administration’s commitment to protecting...
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Community News – 12.14.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 12.14.16

El Museo Infantil Sugar Hill Está organizando una noche de "rondas" el miércoles, 21 de diciembre de 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. El evento es una adaptación...
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“Allocate” is advocates’ demand
“Asignar” es la demanda de los defensores

Make good. That was the demand from education advocates calling on Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo to follow through on...
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