A rousing finish for a trusted (and rusted) friend

Bluey no longer graces Inwood streets. The formerly blue 1982 Honda Civic had a dignified send-off Saturday afternoon...

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A rousing finish for a trusted (and rusted) friend

Bluey no longer graces Inwood streets. The formerly blue 1982 Honda Civic had a dignified send-off Saturday afternoon. Owner Harry Ettling arranged a New Orleans-style funeral for his most trusted and rusted friend. “It’s time,” Ettling said. The car ran perfectly, but the body was giving out.

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Sister Helene: Inwood native on a mission

Hermana Helene: Oriunda de Inwood en una misión

Hay una persona que la Hermana Helene O’Sullivan nunca olvidará. Era una joven adolescente camboyana. Venía de una familia disfuncional y se fue de la casa...
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Community News 08.01.12

Inspired by the world renowned El Sistema music program and led by Abreu Fellow' 11 David Gracia...

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“This is truly precious, truly being rich.”
“Esto realmente es un tesoro, realmente ser rico”.

“This is the only place I can come and feel free,” said Ada Maldonado. “This is a gift I thought I’d never receive.”
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Bluey goes home
Bluey se va a casa

Harry Ettling está haciendo todo por el funeral de su mejor amigo, incluyendo una procesión funeral al estilo de Nueva Orleans...
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Tenants raise concerns over 16 foreclosed Vantage buildings
Inquilinos presentan preocupaciones en 16 edificios embargados de Vantage

On Tues., July 24th, New York City Councilmember Ydanis Rodriguez, together with Council Speaker Christine Quinn...
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Coalition of transit riders demands service restorations

On Tues., July 24th, Transit Workers’ Union Local 100, together with transit riders, elected officials and community advocates...

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Soda ban hearing held by Board of Health
Departamento de Salud e Higiene Mental celebra una vista sobre la propuesta prohibición a la soda

El martes 24 de Julio, el Departamento de Salud e Higiene Mental de la Ciudad de Nueva York celebró una vista, su primera...
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Food for the soul, and with heart
Alimento para el alma, y con corazón

Just hours before Mayor Michael Bloomberg was to have honored her and her eponymous restaurant at a special...
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In the Heights’ Lin-Manuel Miranda returns to Broadway
In the Heights’ Lin-Manuel Miranda regresa a Broadway

En el verano del 2008, Lin-Manuel Miranda fue protagonista de su primer espectáculo en Broadway, saliendo a...
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Free and Cheap – Any Day of the Week
Gratis y Barato – Cualquier día de la semana

There may not seem there is much in the way of formal celebrations to note in August – no big Independence Day fireworks and the like...
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What a mother: an artist revels in personal themes
Que madre: un artista revelado en temas personales

Para algunos, la perspectiva de emprender cualquier importante proyecto de trabajo mientras simultáneamente cuida a...
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Sweet on Savoy
Dulce en Savoy

In sketching out the culinary landscape of northern Manhattan, there is a sweet spot like no other: The Savoy Bakery...
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Sister Helene: Inwood native on a mission
Hermana Helene: Oriunda de Inwood en una misión

Hay una persona que la Hermana Helene O’Sullivan nunca olvidará. Era una joven adolescente camboyana. Venía de una familia...
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Making a splash with a grand opening

Despite the many who visited in these last weeks, La Marina had not yet “officially” opened – until this past Wed., July 18th...

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Public meeting held on safety concerns

At a public meeting held this past Fri., July 27th, Deputy Inspector Barry Buzzetti, the Commanding Officer of the 34th Precinct...

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A sweet deal in Sugar Hill
Un dulce acuerdo en Sugar Hill

El vecindario de Sugar Hill de Manhattan norte acaba de tornarse más dulce. Este pasado jueves 19, líderes ...
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Fizzling out: is the soda ban bad for small business?
Desvaneciéndose: ¿es la prohibición de la soda negativa para los pequeños negocios?

New York City Councilmember Robert Jackson has come out against the soda ban proposed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg...
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Curiosity in Inwood as The Curiosity approaches Mars
Curiosidad en Inwood, mientras The Curiosity se aproxima al Planeta Marte

Puede ser que la curiosidad haya matado al gato, pero a partir de diciembre, esta ha tenido una buena coartada...
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Community News 07.25.12
Noticias Comunales 07.25.12

The West Harlem Development Corporation (WHDC) is seeking new members for its Board of Directors. This non-profit...
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Public meeting held on safety concerns

At a public meeting held this past Fri., July 27th, Deputy Inspector Barry Buzzetti, the Commanding Officer of the 34th Precinct...

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UC Recap – July 16 – July 21

For those that don’t know, some of the best Streetball in the world is being played right in our own backyard. A Streetball tournament at...

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National Jazz Museum in Harlem July 2012 Schedule

An iconic vocalist with a warm, expressive voice, Helen Merrill's infrequent recordings tend to be quite special with plenty...

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Wurzweiler School of Social Work hosts advance screening of “Bullycam”

With reports of young suicides linked to bullying on the rise and recent New York legislation obligating schools to investigate cyberbullying...

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UC Recap – July 9 – July 14

This was a very good week for our Nutcracker Inc. documentary on the infamous Washington Heights’ street libation, the Nutcracker.

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SUMMER SHOWCASE

The Pied Piper Children’s Theatre of NYC (PPCT) presents the SUMMER SHOWCASE, an evening of songs, scenes, monologues, dance, and...

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GET OUT and ABOUT

Naja is an Egyptian -style belly dance performer and instructor who brings the spirit of the Middle East to New York City and beyond through the...

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Neighborhood Awards celebrate best in the Heights

On Tues., July 10th, the 2012 Neighborhood Achievement Awards were presented by Deputy Mayor Robert K. Steel and Small Business Services Commissioner Robert W. Walsh at Gracie Mansion.

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Asking if the soda ban will work
Preguntando si una prohibición funcionaria

Mayor Bloomberg’s recent proposal to the Department of Health and Hygiene to ban the sale of sugary drinks and sodas larger than...
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A favorite son killed in Inwood
Hijo favorito asesinado en Inwood

José Reyes Silva era el hijo favorito de su padre. El, más que cualquiera de sus 10 hijos, se parecía y actuaba como su padre.
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“The doctor will see you now”
“El doctor ahora le verá”

The doctors are making house calls. Now, on Tuesday night, anyone can pull up a chair and visit with one of the many top-rated...
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Christmas in July for Cornerstone
Navidad en Julio para Cornerstone

It was Christmas in July for the Dyckman Cornerstone Community Center this past Mon., July 16th. The community center, located at 3782 Tenth Avenue, received 20 Dell desktop computers for use by...
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Community News – 07.18.12

El Concejal de la Ciudad de Nueva York Robert Jackson está patrocinando dos eventos de reciclaje de desechos electrónicos en...
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Annual cooling initiative provides relief
Iniciativa anual de enfriamiento provee alivio

The Supportive Housing Network wants to alert members about the following program for low-income, medically needy people.
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WORD-UP EVENTS

Andrew Geddis, guitarrista clásico y fundador de Musica Elysii, Inc., presentará una lectura dramatizada de su primer cuento...
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UC Recap – July 2 – July 7

This week, the news that beloved local artist and entrepreneur, Will TeeZ, was battling Leukemia rocked many in the Uptown community.

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SENIOR SWIM SEASON KICKS OFF WITH POOL PARTY IN HARLEM Senior swim season kicks off with pool party in Harlem

On Mon., July 9th, First Deputy Commissioner for NYC Parks and Recreation Liam Kavanagh joined Department for the Aging Commissioner Lilliam Barrios-Paoli

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Harlem Outdoor Screening and Music Series Presents Doin’ it in the Park: Pick Up Basketball, NYC

Free Screening with DJ at Rucker Park (155th and Frederick Douglas Boulevard) Bobbito Garcia and Kevin Couliau, 2012, 90 min.

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ALL ME: The Life and Times of Winfred Rembert

Dir. Vivian Ducat, 2011, 75 min. Curated by Sylvia Savadjian and followed by a Q&A with director Vivian Ducat and artist Winfred Rembert

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Word Up Bookstore strives to stay alive, and open
La Librería Word Up se esfuerza por mantenerse viva, y abierta

Volunteers at Word Up Bookstore now hand out slips of paper to each customer. It lists the names, phone numbers and ...
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WiLL TeeZ
WiLL TeeZ

Cuando William Alicea dejó de aparecer en el barrio, la gente lo notó. Después de un tiempo, estaban francamente preocupados.
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Going green at the stove
Crear un ambiente verde en la estufa

If getting, and staying, green seemed only applicable to how you recycled, you have not yet met Ramon Toribio.
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Summer Fitness
Ejercicios en el Verano

El Parque Fort Tryon ha introducido más clases de ejercicio para el verano: nuevas clases de baile para niños, padres y yoga...
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Hue-Man closes its doors
Hue-Man cierra sus puertas

It was a sad week for uptown bookstores. On the same day that Washington Heights’ Word Up received a termination notice from their landlord...
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Community News – 07.11.12
Noticias de la Communidad – 07.11.12

El Concejal de la ciudad de Nueva York Robert Jackson invita a todos los residentes de la comunidad de West Harlem, Washington Heights e Inwood...
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UNITED HOSPITAL FUND PROVIDES ISABELLA GERIATRIC CENTER $75,000 GRANT

This past Mon., July 2nd, the United Hospital Fund announced six grants totaling $317,000 to improve health care services in New York City.

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Espaillat campaign seeks court intervention; judge orders hearing

The contested primary race in the 13th Congressional district between Rep. Charles Rangel and challenger New York State Senator Adriano Espaillat has just gotten more heated.

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Community News – 07.04.12

This Sun., July 15th, the Trust will hold a Neighborhood Yard Sale from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Park’s Stan Michels Promenade.

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UC Recap – June 25 – June 30

Saturday, June 30th was a glorious day Uptown. Not only was it Nutcracker Awareness Day at Le Chéile (839 West 181st Street)...

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