“It’s about human rights”

“Es acerca de los derechos humanos”

Las comunidades de Harlem y el Bronx celebraron su primer Día de Conmemoración del Transgénero este pasado miércoles, 20 de...
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Mi Gente: Hizzoner de Blasio – Now What?

Mi Gente: ¿Que necesita hacer el alcalde?

For the first time in 20 years, there will be a Democrat in Gracie Mansion. Principal among the policy positions of Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio...
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“We do not say no”
“Nosotros no decimos que no”

‘Visiting Nurse Service’ de Nueva York (VNSNY) celebró su Gala Benéfica Anual este pasado jueves, 14 de noviembre, y el trabajo de la...
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A warm meal, a helping hand

This Thanksgiving season will be a little brighter for some area residents, thanks to efforts from the Food Bank for New York City (Food Bank), which prepared "Thanksgiving to-go" meals to feed the hungry in some of the city's most vulnerable neighborhoods. This past Sun., Nov. 24th,...

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AARP National Poll Highlights Personal Challenges of Caregivers

La encuesta nacional de AARP resalta los retos personales de los cuidadores

De acuerdo con una nueva encuesta de AARP , casi tres de cada diez personas que cuidan de un ser querido dicen que su vida...
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The Making of a Memory La creación de un recuerdo

Bebemos ginkgo biloba, publicamos millones de fotos en Facebook y guardamos recuerdos de tantos sucesos para aferrarnos a...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 11-18 to 11-23

I still can’t believe that our little documentary that could about the nutcracker and our beloved Uptown has been profiled in an excellent article in The NY Times by Alex Vadakul. This project is so much more than just the definitive documentary on the infamous underground libation; it is...

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Four-alarm fire in the Heights

Six people, including four firefighters, were injured in a four-alarm morning fire this past Mon., Nov. 18th in Washington Heights. Witnesses said the fire broke out at what appeared to be a 99-cent store at 1207 St. Nicholas Avenue, just south of West 174th Street. Firemen received a call at...

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Marching against a rule out of step

Marcha contra una norma desfasada

La marcha por los derechos humanos comienza con un solo paso. Manifestantes protestaron por la reciente, y controversial, decisión de la República...
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Lonely and growing lonelier
Solitario y más solitario

Lemuel Jones, 76, is all alone. At Martin Luther King Jr. Towers in Harlem, where Jones has lived since 1958, there is “no place for old men,” he said.
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Mock election slams Cuomo
Simulacro electoral golpea a Cuomo

El gobernador Andrew Cuomo no es un candidato presidencial para el 2016. No todavía. Pero un grupo de estudiantes ya ha decidido...
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Breaking ground amid calls to halt

Rompimiento de suelo entre llamados para detener la construcción

Groundbreaking ceremonies typically do not include funeral hearses. But the ceremony for LG Electronics North American headquarters in...
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Goddess at the Center
Diosas en el Centro

Las diosas están de vuelta y esta vez bendiciendo el Centro Shabazz. La última exposición individual de Andrea Arroyo, su tercera este año, es...
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On the ropes
En las cuerdas

Ladies and gentlemen: Start your jump ropes. It’s time for the 22nd Annual David A. Walker Double Dutch Holiday Classic, held at Harlem’s...
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Mastering the mouse
Dominando el ‘ratón’

Efi Rosado tiene una computadora en su casa. Pero ha permanecido en su apartamento en el este de Harlem sin usar y...
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A Healing Center in the Heights
Un centro de Curación

The next time you, or someone you know, is looking for an alternative healer, you need go no further than MindBodySoul Healing...
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On the ground level
A nivel del suelo

En un paseo por el Parque Inwood Hill, Jessica Lagunas, encontró un pequeño huevo azul. Lo llevó a casa y lo guardó en el interior de...
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An Open Process for Schools Leadership

Abrir el proceso para seleccionar a nuestros próximos líderes escolares

El alcalde electo Bill de Blasio está muy comprometido con los procesos democráticos inclusivos y con un concepto más amplio de...
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Teaching Kindness
Enseñando amabilidad

Can empathy be taught? As parents, we work to impart kindness and consideration for others. We set out to find out how...
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Putting the celeriac in cafeteria
Nuevos alimentos en la cafeteria

Añada a la lista otro día de fiesta que envuelve comida. Y un nuevo lugar con selecciones frescas y saludables, y comida internacional. Este...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 11-11 to 11-16

From the moment you enter Rusty Mackerel (209 Pinehurst Avenue) you know that this isn’t your average eatery. No, ladies and gentlemen, this is a sanctum of the sublime, a place where culinary alchemy happens daily. No mere restaurant, it is a shrine of gastronomy. A place...

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Mayor Bill de Blasio
El Alcalde Bill de Blasio

It’s official. Bill de Blasio will be the first Democrat in two decades to serve as the 109th mayor of New York City, after having defeated Republican...
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Screenings con sazón
Proyecciones con sazón

Si usted está buscando películas con sabor, está de suerte esta semana. El Tercer Festival Internacional Anual de Cine de la Herencia Puertorriqueña...
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Crayons, and spirits, alight
Crayones, y espíritus, se incendian

Ten years ago, the HudsonViewGardens’ HVG Art Group hosted its first official art exhibit in the co-op building. But the co-op had long been...
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Keeping Carlos free

Nueva asistencia legal para los inmigrantes detenidos

Cuando Carlos Rodríguez Vásquez fue detenido, no podía pagar un abogado de inmigración. Estuvo en prisión durante ocho meses, lejos de su...
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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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Chupie, The Binky That Returned Home

Chupie, el chupete que regresó a casa

Giving up the pacifier can be the first difficult thing your child is challenged to do. While there is research that speaks to concerns...
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Prevent Diabetes at an Early Age

Prevenir la Diabetes a Temprana Edad

El Mes Nacional de la Diabetes se celebra todos los años en el mes de noviembre y su objetivo es crear consciencia sobre esta...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 11-4 to 11-9

This past summer, the usual Uptown Collective crew of Art By Dj Boy, Ray Rodriguez, Emil Baez, Jon Ullman and myself embarked on a pilgrimage to the brewery where The Dyckman Beer Company works its magic. It was our good fortune to be joined by the acclaimed and masterful...

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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 WIN for life
Un premio a la vida

Máximo Pizarro fue diagnosticado con Diabetes Tipo II en el 1998. En ese momento, Pizarro de 5’8” pesaba 302 libras. A pesar de su diagnostico...
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Glorious and gross
Glorioso y asqueante

The shrieks could be heard from floors away. Cackling and howling too. It was time for tradition at The Inwood Center, with the annual celebration...
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International cinema – sippy cups welcome

Cine internacional, vasos entrenadores y todo

¡Prepárese para una avalancha! Las familias locales que buscan una oportunidad de satisfacer su inclinación cineasta no necesitarán viajar...
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A send-off with style
Una despedida con estilo

When Beverly Isis was dying, she asked her friend for a favor. Isis, 58, had glioblastoma multiforme, an aggressive form of malignant brain...
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At the crossroads of art and activism

En la encrucijada del arte y el activismo

La vida de los artistas y de los inmigrantes resuena entre sí. A menudo se consideran a sí mismos como extranjeros, con frecuencia no se...
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Lights on Broadway
Luces sobre Broadway

It all started with a slice of pizza. Julian Kaiser walked out of his favorite pizzeria at 189th Street and Broadway a few years ago and realized that the...
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Cell Phone Literacy Classes
Clases de teléfonos móviles

EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care en Harlem celebró su primer taller "Alfabetización de teléfono celular para Adultos Mayores" -que será un...
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WHICOA hosts Breakfast Conference

El Consejo de Personas Mayores es sede de una Conferencia

El pasado 24 de octubre, el Consejo de Personas Mayores de Washington Heights e Inwood (WHICOA por sus siglas en inglés) fue sede de un...
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Meal Ideas for the Week
Ideas de comidas para la semana

El objetivo de proporcionar una comida deliciosa y saludable todos los días es un enigma para todos los padres. De particular importancia para...
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Game on: Minecraft at Word Up

At first, Swedish journalists Daniel Goldberg and Linus Larrson were intrigued by the massive amounts of money that Mojang was making. Back in 2011, Markus Persson thought no one would notice his small Swedish company, Mojang, at the Game Developers Conference. In order...

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Savor the flavors
Saboree los sabores

“I invite all people to come and savor the flavor of the Bronx,” said Olga Luz Tirado, the Executive Director of the Bronx Tourism Council. It’s time...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 10-28 to 11-2

You have probably noticed the ivied and dilapidated house on the hill on 187th Street between Wadsworth and Broadway. The fact that it is directly across the street from the stately St. Elizabeth’s Church only adds to its spooky aura. Well, it turns out that on the morning of February 13th...

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“And my Spanish is better”
“Y mi español es mejor”

For the first time in two decades, New York City may have a Democratic mayor in current Public Advocate Bill de Blasio.
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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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The power of the Latino vote
El poder del voto latino

More than two million Hispanics live in New York City, accounting for nearly 30 percent of the city’s population. Yet while 900,000 Latinos were registered to vote in...
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Resolve on reform
Resolver la reforma

Más de 100 defensores de la reforma de inmigración, muchos de las comunidades de norte del condado, se reunieron frente al edificio...
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A found fortune
Una fortuna encontrada

Lilli and Charles (née Carl) are the lucky ones. On the morning of Nov. 8, 1938, Lilli Meseritz’s 72-year-old grandmother answered the door.
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Cabeza de Calabaza

Era un frenesí en La Marina. Desde que se abrió el año pasado, La Marina de Inwood ha demostrado ser un lugar muy popular, atrayendo...
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Back to the future
Volver al futuro

This Halloween, Dracula will be in the Palace. The United Palace, that is. And the Transylvanian vampire speaks Spanish. On Fri., Nov. 1st, the...
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“It brought out the magic”

Steven Gil had one word to describe Cinderella: “Awesome.” His mother, Sonia Gil, was surprised that her teenage son would ascribe such a word to the aspirational tale of a young woman seeking her Prince Charming. Though, to be fair, she did not know what to expect when she came to see the...

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