Community News 10.02.13
Noticias Comunitarias 10.02.13

Academia Inwood recibe Delegación UN
La Academia de Liderazgo en Inwood ‘Charter’, en asociación con World Vision, recibió...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 9-23 to 9-28

Ok folks, the first ever Uptown Lit Festival is going down on October 19th at the United Palace of Cultural Arts and Word Up Community Bookshop. What is Uptown Lit you might ask? Well, Uptown Lit...

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Traffic/Parking Advisory: Annual Multiple Sclerosis Bike Tour

This Sunday, Oct. 6th, will be the 29th Annual MS Bike tour. Please be advised that there will be NO PARKING/ TOW AWAY areas in Northern Manhattan due to the event route. The 30-mile MS Bike Tour will travel northbound from the Harlem River Drive/10th Avenue Exit and proceed north on 10th Avenue to West 218th Street.

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Running in the runoff
Corriendo en la segunda vuelta

She is still standing. The primary elections on Tues., Sept. 10th have resulted in a runoff in the race for Public Advocate between State Senator Daniel...
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Sun and sorrow
Sol y dolor

Edgar Cortés se encuentra en frente del estudio, con la espalda hacia el espejo mientras observa a los bailarines desplegar sus chales.
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The Medieval Festival
El Festival Medieval

Calling all knights, ladies, knaves and fools. Join the Northern Manhattan community at the 29th Annual Medieval Festival at Fort Tryon Park...
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Columbia marsh project nears completion

The status of Muscota Marsh – the waterfront park being constructed by Columbia University on West 218th Street and Indian Road – has been perplexing Inwood residents throughout this past year. The site, at least to a casual observer, has appeared finished for months, with its boardwalk, benches...

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The Power of One
El poder de una

The public parks of northern Manhattan's Inwood neighborhood are a stunning source of natural beauty and inspire great affection among...
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Taxi Drivers’ Health Fair
Feria de Salud de Conductores y Taxistas

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital will host its 8th Annual Taxi Drivers' Health Fair this Sat., Sept. 28th. The fair will offer a host of free health screenings...
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Did you know?
¿Sabia Usted?

En septiembre de 1968, el Congreso autorizó al presidente Lyndon B. Johnson a proclamar la Semana Nacional de la Herencia Hispana...
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Broadway Re-bound
Renacimiento en Broadway

En la noche de la fiesta de apertura del 1977 de Side Show en Broadway, el escritor y letrista Bill Russell se reunió con compañeros de trabajo y almas...
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On track and high tech at The Armory

De alta tecnología en la Armería

A state-of-the art lab unveiled in Washington Heights will offer advanced technology training intended to give locals a leg up in a competitive job market.
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Textual Evidence
Evidencia Textual

Text in modern art can be the entire object itself, or a formal part of the object that sometimes adds literal meaning to the work.
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Mi Gente: Pope Francis speaks

Mi Gente: El Papa Francisco habla

El papa ha hablado. Y parece que todo el mundo escuchó. Desde la elección del primer Papa de las Américas, el argentino Jorge Mario Bergoglio...
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Community News 09.25.13
Noticias Comunitarias 09.25.13

Chamber Breakfast
The Chamber of Commerce of Washington Heights-Inwood cordially invites community residents to attend a breakfast meeting on...
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Frozen treats, served with flash

Delicias congeladas, servidas con luces

Victor Sidberry, codueño de la nueva tienda de yogurt VS Berry en Inwood, estaba buscando llenar un vacío. “Parece ser que todos los nuevos negocios...
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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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