CB12 meets at new EMS facility

Northern Manhattan residents can expect both large and small improvements in quality of life matters this year.Alternate side of the street parking regulations will be reduced.
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A Justice on a journey
Una Juez en un viaje

“I had become almost mythical,” said the woman. The words, more likely to prompt a disbelieving response, were, in this case, met with nods and knowing smiles.
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In the Heights comes home
In the Heights festeja en su hogar

Take the A train from Times Square, the heart of Broadway, and it’s a quick ride to the Heights, the veritable “top of the world.” But it took five years for In the Heights to actually reach
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Identifying and Defining the Right Language Program

Like all mindful parents, immigrants placing children in schools worry about preparing their children to be successful in school. Sometimes, they can be less than truthful to school staff about the language spoken at home because they fear that their children will be discriminated against, and not given an equal education.

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Looking good, for a good cause
Verse bien por una buena causa

Seguro, el centro de la ciudad puede atraer a los amantes de la moda cada mes de febrero, con nombres en negrita y besos en el aire, pero el Alto Manhattan tiene su propio estilo para celebrar.
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Open Wide: It’s National Children’s Dental Health Month
YUM: Es el Mes Nacional de la Salud Dental Infantil

Believe it or not, your child’s dental health is just as important as the annual physical, the haircut appointments, and the seasonal shopping ...
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To the last drop: el sancocho vegano

Hasta la última gota: el sancocho vegetariano

Quinoa, asparagus, brussel sprouts, curry sauce. And sancocho, the classic meat-based stew of many a Latin Caribbean home. Any sense of ...
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Fighting the good fight
Luchando la buena batalla

Aquellos afectados por la violencia doméstica están por todas partes a nuestro alrededor. Podría ser la mujer sentada a su lado en el autobús o el tren.
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Secretary of State outlines Governor’s plans

Secretario de Estado resume planes del Gobernador

El 25 de enero, Cesar A. Perales, Secretario de Estado de Nueva York, presentó el mensaje del “Estado del Estado” y el presupuesto del Gobernador Andrew Cuomo...
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Candidates convene for historic uptown forum

Los candidatos convocan a foro histórico en el norte de la ciudad

Residents packed into the Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Center this past Thurs., Jan. 31st were not there for an art exhibit or new play.
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Love at home
Amor en casa

El día señalado del calendario para celebrar el amor y la pasión, así como para suspirar por ello, está a la vuelta de la esquina. Según la Asociación Nacional de Minoristas, los estadounidenses ...
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A perennial in his own right
Se ha ganado ser Perenne

When Gabe Kirchheimer was diagnosed with sciatica in three years ago, he came up with a creative coping mechanism: taking pictures of Fort ...
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Remembering my friend Ed Koch

For years, I had seen him on television. I had seen him at various events, where I was one of many in attendance. I knew his history, and then one day...
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“For when I come to New York City”
“Para cuando vaya a Nueva York”

Two weeks ago Christopher Abeleda, 19, started chemotherapy treatment for his Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. In his room at the hospital...
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Harsh winters create hardships for seniors

Winter, which has come on strong in the last week, is tough on everyone. It puts the cold shoulder on our outside activities, chills our bones, and dampens on our spirits. As tough as it is for all of us, the harsh winter weather is particularly tough and can at times become dangerous for seniors. “Winter can force many older people to become virtual prisoners...

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100 and growing: Celebrating Latina scholarship

100 y creciendo: Celebrando las becas Latinas

Por los pasados once años, el Instituto de Liderazgo de Jóvenes Latinas, una sucursal de ‘100 Hispanic Women,’ o100 Mujeres Hispanas, ha dado 75 becas de cuatro años a estudiantes latinas...
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Tax Season Readiness
Preparación de Impuestos

Justo ahora llega la temporada que muchas familias jóvenes esperan ansiosamente – de alguna manera. Si, la temporada de impuestos. Cuando yo era más joven, tenía planes para el esperado ...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 01-21 to 01-26

Okay folks, it’s official. The groundbreaking Uptown Hip-Hop showcase, WHIN By Any Means 3, is going down on Thursday, February 28th at Negro Claro (3805 10th Ave). This event is going to be bigger than ever. Swank space, more acts and a bunch of special guests. This will be one for the history books. Not only will it feature the crème de la crème of ...

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“Rough and magical”
“Áspero y mágico”

When one of the world’s most prestigious awards was bestowed upon her, Quiara Alegría Hudes was among the last to know. The playwright and educator...
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Celebrating History with Our Kids
Celebrando la historia con nuestros hijos

Ha preguntado a sus hijos qué lecciones de historia han aprendido últimamente? Si el currículo de su hijo se parece al mío, están ocupados con...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 1-21 to 1-26

On a wickedly frigid night, Thursday, January 24th to be exact, Trouble In The Heights, the United Palace and Washington Heights made history. Trouble In The Heights became the first movie in over 40 years to be shown on the silver screen of the United Palace. Over 700 people came from the neighborhood and...

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Calling for immigration reform ahora
Llamando a la reforma migratoria ahora

Undocumented workers and students, immigrant families and children, community advocates, and elected officials came together...
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A new center of care stakes its claim

Un nuevo centro de cuidado establece raíces

Algo está sucediendo. La semana pasada, un transeúnte por la calle 125 habrá notado algo nuevo en la famosa avenida. El alegre y amistoso interior atrae. Entre del frío, y se le ofrecerá café o té caliente. Hambriento?...
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Change in leadership at CB12
Cambio de liderazgo en CB12

465. That is the number of resolutions and recommendations Community Board 12 has passed in the past four years. Pamela Palanque-North...
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From Lehman to lensman: Reznick goes rogue
Desde Lehman al hombre lente

The photographs show people in poses universal, at work and at play. They are familiar faces. In one picture, for example, we see a man and a woman.
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Ramadan launches Council campaign
Ramadan lanza campaña para Concejal

“Nadie más tiene el resume que tengo yo”. Con esas palabras, Zead Ramadan anunció su candidatura para concejal de la ciudad de Nueva York en el 2013.
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Standing Up to stop and frisk
Enfrentándose al ‘detener y registrar’

Sara Diallo y su novio estaban dormidos en el tren cuando dos policías los despertaron. La pareja de desamparados no tenían a donde ir ...
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Sunkofa: A fresh take on taste

Sunkofa, a local gift shop in the Claremont Village area of the Bronx, is known for its wide selection of cultural products. But this past Jan. 21, the storeowners welcomed customers to check out the store’s latest unique offering—a newly added café and juice bar. That it was also Martin Luther King Jr. Day made for an even more meaningful celebration.

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A family all the way, by any name
De todos modos una familia, con cualquier nombre

La Ciudad de Nueva York es el hogar para todo tipo de familias. Tahique Foster es una de las madres solteras en la ciudad. No obstante...
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Latin Roots shines light on leaders
‘Latin Roots’ destaca a líderes

The Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center was a constellation of Northern Manhattan’s shining stars this past Wed., Nov. 8. Four local leaders were honored by Community Works at the launch of its photographic exhibit “Latin Roots: Washington Heights/Inwood,”...
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Summer comes in December with Dream cast
El Teatro Inwood pone el talento joven en la mirilla

At a recent dress rehearsal at The Pied Piper Children's Theatre in Inwood, there was evident commotion as the group readied for its upcoming production...
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UC Recap Nov 26- Dec 1

The holidays are upon us and while many of us are busy either celebrating, preparing to celebrate or buying gifts for loved ones, there are many in our neighborhood that could use a little Christmas cheer. Enter Operation Toys For Cocktails: From now until midnight on...

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Mark Levine launches campaign

This past Sun., Dec. 2nd, Democratic District Leader Mark D. Levine launched his campaign for northern Manhattan’s 7th District City Council seat, and did so with endorsements that included New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer...

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Mark Levine launches campaign

This past Sun., Dec. 2nd, Democratic District Leader Mark D. Levine launched his campaign for northern Manhattan’s 7th District City Council seat, and did so with endorsements that included New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio...

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This Month at the Morris-Jumel Mansion

The annual Holiday Concert offers Renaissance and Baroque works by the Mansion’s ensemble-in-residence, Brooklyn Baroque (Andrew Bolotowsky, baroque flute; David Bakamjian, baroque cello; and Rebecca Pechefsky...

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Family Caregivers: You’re not alone

Cuidadores familiares: no están solos

Most family caregivers feel isolated. Extensive resources are available, but most are unaware of this help. Confident they’re facing their challenge alone...
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Silky smooth, and cold as ice
Sedoso suave y frio como el hielo

Mientras que el momento de pavonearse en su traje de baño ya se fue por este año, aun es el tiempo de mantenerse con el trópico.
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A frozen treat
Llega un regalo congelado

Angelo Ortiz ha visto la pista de patinaje en el Parque Van Cortlandt desde el comienzo de su construcción hasta el final. “Yo paso por ahí todos los días”, dijo el...
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Grieving a Child
Llorando por un niño/a

Although there’s a lot of here and now to be grateful for, we can’t forget those many wonderful individuals no longer with us, especially if the one that's been lost is a child or an adolescent...
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A Room of his own
Su propia habitación

John Elmo’s novel, Room for Enjoyment, isn’t exactly autobiographical. But like the main character, Inwood resident Elmo was a top interior designer for more than 50 years...
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Filing and focused: Ami the Artist

Presente y enfocada: Ami, el artista

Que diferencia hace un año. Lo que comenzó como un amor personal al arte como expresado en el blog “El Salonsito” donde Amilka Vega podría enseñar sus últimos diseños de uñas...
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How to handle report card issues
Revisando las calificaciones

It is report card time. Soon, every student in New York City from Kindergarten to 12th grade will have received a report card showing how they have done in the first trimester...
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Focused on more than fitness
Más alla del Buen Físico

While it is a more common sight to see Goldin Martínez encouraging youths to do crunches, push-ups and obstacles courses, the new challenge...
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UC Recap: November 19 – November 24

We started the week with the sweet news that Uptown’s own Carrot Top Pastries was voted #1 for Carrot Cake in all of New York City by the NY Daily News. The Uptown Hip-Hop movement is really beginning to make some noise...

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UPTOWN GIFT GUIDE PART 1
GUIA DE REGALOS DEL ALTO MANHATTAN PARTE 1

The holidays are here, and so are the wishlists. No matter the occasion, and whoever the lucky recipient might be, the gift still remains yours to give. Forget braving maddening lines at mass-market stores among strangers...
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Mambo at La Marina
Mambo en La Marina

Celestina Yavilia swayed to the sound of the mambo, moving her hips in rhythm and her feet in step. Her regular dancing partner was completely ignored. “When I listen to music, it cures me,”...
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MT Community 11.28.12

El Teatro de Niños Pied Piper de la ciudad de Nueva York con sede en Inwood presentará la obra de Shakespeare ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’. Niños entre las edades de 10 a 18 están envueltos...
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Beyond bachata
Más allá de la bachata

Liverpool tuvo a John, Paul, George y Ringo. The Heights tienen a Carlin Castillo, Zeo Muñoz y Angel Camilo. Del mismo modo que los Beatles llevaron el ‘rock and roll’ a sus calles en Inglaterra...
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At Claudio’s: A master of the trade
En Claudio’s: Un maestro del oficio

Temprano en la tarde, la Barbería Claudio era un tranquilo refugio del bullicio de la calle. Este pasado miércoles, 14 de noviembre, no había televisión, radio y hasta recientemente, ni teléfonos. Solo la luz de otoño filtrándose...
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From Belle Harbor to Burnside: Revisiting Flight 587 tragedy
De Belle Harbor a Burnside: Reviviendo la tragedia del Vuelo 587

Belkis Lora todavía recuerda la última vez que vio a su hermano, José Francisco Lora. Fue justo minutos antes de que muriera. Era un pasajero en el Vuelo 587, y estaban juntos momentos antes de que el avión despegara...
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