Welcome Emma!
Bienvenida Emma

Este pasado viernes, 20 de septiembre a las 7:05 a.m., Mino Lora y Bob Braswell, del ‘People’s Theatre Project’ estrenaron su nueva producción, Emma Lucia Lora-Braswell.
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“Fall into Health” Health Fair at Isabella

Join Isabella Geriatric Center’s 50+ Club this Wednesday, Oct. 9th as they host their 10th Annual “Fall into Health” Health Fair. This free event will offer guests blood pressure tests, glucose and depression screenings. There will also be music, dance, Tai Chi and aerobic exercises.

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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 9-16 to 9-21

Did you know that September 16th was National Guacamole Day? Well it was and to celebrate the occasion our very own Wellness contributor and my better half, Eileen Z. Fuentes, penned an ode to one of the newest additions to the Uptown culinary landscape, Chipotle (4009 Broadway).

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Health Exchange Town Hall with Congressman Rangel

Reunión acerca del ‘Affordable Healthcare Act’

Por favor únase con HealthFirst y el congresista Charles Rangel para una reunión de ayuntamiento en el Adam Clayton Powell Oficina Estatal este Sábado, 5 de octubre.
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Thompson concedes Democratic primary

Thompson concede la primaria demócrata

La carrera por Gracie Mansion tiene un candidato menos. El pasado lunes 16 de septiembre, el ex-contralor municipal Bill Thompson reconoció...
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Out of darkness, rises the son

Desde la oscuridad se levanta el hijo

Marco Saavedra first came to the United States in 1990 when he was three years old. He arrived in Nogales, Arizona after a passage of sand and . . .
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Circus built from Concrete
Circo se construye de concreto

Cuando Maajidah Newbold encontró un nuevo edredón de marca en la calle sabía que todo iba a estar bien. A excepción de un antiguo automóvil...
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Pride rides high in Harlem
El orgullo llega alto en Harlem

The Buffalo Soldiers were established in 1866 as the first all-black regiment in the United States Army. Many used to ride horses.
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“It was a battle”
“Fue una batalla”

Cuando Moira Mercado tenía seis meses de embarazo, se enteró de que la niña que llevaba tenía la enfermedad de células falciformes. "Fue duro", dijo.
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Fit and free in the fall

Libre y en buen estado físico en el otoño

Seniors looking to get some exercise and spend more time outdoors this fall will soon have the perfect opportunity to do both, as City Parks...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 9-9 to 9-14

It never fails, once September rolls around I get a bad case of the end-of-summer blues. Then like clockwork, I get a reminder that while summer may be over, that good old Uptown magic remains. Case in point: The Heineken Ritmo Sonico Festival that was held on September 8th at La Marina.

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Frozen treats, served with flash

Victor Sidberry, co-owner of Inwood's new VS Berry frozen yogurt shop, was looking to fill a void. "It seems like all the new businesses in the neighborhood are bars or clubs. We wanted to have someplace that was designed to be kid-friendly,” he remarked.

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Time to Welcome the Fall

Hora de dar la bienvenida al otoño

El otoño puede parecer a veces como la más subestimad y menospreciada temporada de las cuatro. Está atrapada entre los días lánguidos . . .
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In Remembrance

Sept11_2webIn Remembrance Officers and members of the 34th Precinct held a brief commemorative ceremony in front of the stationhouse on Broadway on Wed., Sept. 11th. Those gathered and stood at attention as Commanding Officer and Inspector...

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TIME WARNER CABLE TO GO “ALL DIGITAL” WITH ITS TV LINE-UP IN MANHATTAN

TIME WARNER CABLE SE VA “TODO DIGITAL” CON SU ALINEACION DE TV EN MANHATTAN

Beginning September 12 Time Warner Cable (TWC) has announced it will transition analog channels in the Basic TV package to an all-digital TV signal for ...
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Twelve years later, still fighting

Doce años después, todavía luchando

John Sánchez recuerda la destrucción del World Trade Center. Él llegó al lugar unos días después de que los aviones impactaran las Torres Gemelas el...
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“Family” first in line
“Familia” antes que todo

Estudiantes de la escuela secundaria Gregorio Luperón en la calle 165 tendrán la distinción de estar entre el último grupo de los primeros...
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La Casa de Isabel y Carlos

Cuando Carlos e Isabel Navarro se instalaron en Washington Heights con sus cinco hijos en el 1969, eran la única familia mexicana en millas.
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Eye on the prize, by any name

Veronica Liu at Word Up Books sometimes doesn’t know how to address the store’s most dedicated volunteer. Emmanuel Abreu, known as...
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Hats on
Con los sombreros puestos

Far from the tents at Lincoln Center, a local designer is measuring, weaving, and pinning. Katherine Carey wants women to look and feel beautiful.
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For love of lock and key
Por el amor a las llaves

Daniel McGivney can tell a lot about people by their keys. When people come to his 207th Street store asking for a copy of an obscure key, he knows...
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Let’s Fight a War Against Poverty Instead

Mejor luchemos una guerra en contra de la pobreza

Estoy firmemente en contra de la intervención militar en Siria. El conflicto en Siria es un problema internacional que requiere una...
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MACY*S celebrates Give Back Day 2013

On Wed., Aug. 21st, over 500 Macy’s employees volunteered to spruce up and decorate program space at the Carter Burden/Leonard Covello.....
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Celebrating Our Heritage, Raising Awareness

Celebremos nuestra herencia y creemos conciencia

In the U.S., there’s something special to celebrate every month. Across the nation, September and October combine for National Hispanic...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 9-2 to 9-7

By the time you read this, primary elections will have already taken place but I cannot overstate the importance of voting. So much rides on who is elected to public service, both locally and beyond. Apathy will never be the answer. People have died in this country, and are dying right now...

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When you wish upon a knish
Cuando deseas un ‘knish’

Baseball season may be winding down, but the chance to enjoy a ballpark style hot dog endures. Loeser’s Kosher Deli in Kingsbridge has...
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What to Pack – The Hospital Bag

Qué empacar – El bolso para el hospital

No es fácil planificar para un bebé. Además de los eventos importantes por venir – escuela, cumpleaños, y carreras – existen pocas...
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Mofongo to make the rounds

Mofongo para hacer las rondas

Former City Comptroller Bill Thompson was having a hard time deciding. There was shrimp, chicken and even beef – all appetizing options with which to...
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Going for a walk
Temporada de elección

Era hora de ir a dar un paseo. Decenas de residentes del Norte de Manhattan se unieron al concejal Robert Jackson, y candidato a la...
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A family affair
Un asunto de familia

Candidates derive their energy from all sources, particularly as the campaigns near their end. Just hours from Election Day, Bill de Blasio, Public ...
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Quinn hits uptown in primary rush

Quinn llega al norte en la fiebre de las primarias

A medida que pasaban los días antes de las elecciones primarias de la ciudad de Nueva York, los candidatos a la alcaldía están haciendo su...
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In the home stretch
En la recta final

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer was ready to celebrate. The Washington Heights native returned to his old stomping grounds this past...
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Council District 7 Forum
Foro del Consejo Distrital 7

En 2030, cada miembro del grupo llamado “baby boom” tendrá por lo menos 65 años de edad. La ciudad de Nueva York verá un aumento...
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In Remembrance
Recordando

Below are a few events that will be hold locally in remembrance of September 11, 2001. The Church of the Good Shepherd. Wednesday, Sept. 11th.
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The Marathon Man
El hombre maratón

The campaigns are in full gear, as evidenced by the debates, the ads, and the literature. Voters are presented anew with the choice in this election..
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“New generation of leadership”
“Nueva generación de liderazgo”

Hay cosas peores que ser considerado afable. Pero en una contienda que, en los últimos tiempos, se ha caracterizado por intercambios ardientes...
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“Every community is unique”
“Cada comunidad es única”

Running for office requires a lot of fuel. Fortunately for New York State Senator Daniel Squadron, who is campaigning for Public Advocate, he was in the...
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Up in the air
Arriba en el aire

El circo viene a la ciudad y traen artistas del graffiti. Esta semana, instituciones culturales con sede en Washington Heights ofrecen una mirada profunda...
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A Vigil for Islan
Una Vigilia para Islan

Hate. That is what those assembled for a vigil in honor of Islan Nettles said killed the 21-year-old. Nettles, a transgender woman, was brutally...
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An alliance forged
Se forja una alianza

Kenia Amparo ha vivido en Washington Heights desde el 1990. Dice que recuerda como los adictos a las drogas y los traficantes que las vendían...
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A day of labor
Un día de trabajo

The first Monday in September has long been marked by the national holiday of Labor Day, dedicated to the social and economic...
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Separation Anxiety
Ansiedad por separación

La mayoría de los niños experimentan cierto grado de inquietud y emoción según se acerca el primer día de clases, pero ¿qué significa cuando un...
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The YUM Vote
El voto YUM

Como mamás jóvenes tenemos mucho que considerar cuando votemos -nuestros hijos, su educación, nuestra salud y la vivienda.
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When you wish upon a knish

Baseball season may be winding down, but the chance to enjoy a ballpark style hot dog endures. Loeser’s Kosher Deli in Kingsbridge has this American delicacy from Hebrew National year round. Fredy Loeser, who opened the store with his father when he was 17, has seen many interesting...

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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 8-26 to 8-31

On a simply glorious Saturday night, August 24th to be exact, folks from the neighborhood and beyond gathered at a hard to find spot in Riverside Park for an old-fashioned and slightly clandestine celebration. I’m talking about a generator powered by park lights and people having a damn good time...

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“Will you vote for me?”
“¿Votarías por mí?”

“Money is power.” No surprise the assertion should come from one who aspires to serve as financial steward of over $140 billion in assets and to ...
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A Brisk Bago en Bodega
Bago en las Bodegas

Michael Díaz, también conocido como Juan Bago, está de gira. Y está dependiendo en ‘quarter waters’, los populares jugos coloreados de dulce, para...
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Tenacity and Experience
Tenacidad y Experiencia

It might have been a touch gray outdoors, but nothing could wipe the broad smile from Councilmember Robert Jackson's face. “You gotta...
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Love match at Mount Sinai

But that is just one of the reasons he got to hold the U.S. Open trophy one recent Friday afternoon at Mount Sinai Medical Center. Mount Sinai is the official medical provider for the U.S. Open and U.S. Tennis Association (USTA), which kicked off this past August 26th. The USTA conducted a “Trophy Tour” of...

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Rewriting the Code
Rescribiendo el código

California tiene a Silicon Valley; Nueva York tiene un Alley. Miembros de la comunidad tecnológica de la ciudad de Nueva York, conocidos como los...
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