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.Read More »
Open Wide: It’s National Children’s Dental Health Month YUM: Es el Mes Nacional de la Salud Dental Infantil
Candidates convene for historic uptown forum
Los candidatos convocan a foro histórico en el norte de la ciudad
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...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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...Read More »
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?...
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.Read More »
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,”...
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...Read More »
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...Read More »
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...Read More »
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...Read More »
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...Read More »
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...
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...
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...