Tag Archives: Community

“We’re beautiful”
“Somos hermosos”

Nabil Viñas is a born and bred New Yorker, straight out of Washington Heights. The Viñas family emigrated from the city of Moca in the...
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Halt on HUD cuts
Renunciando los recortes del HUD

Giancarlo Fernández dijo que es fácil sentirse olvidado como inquilino de vivienda pública. Fernández, quien creció en las Casas...
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A bust in the boom
Un fracaso en el auge

Uptown business is soaring. But there are some downsides. Gentrification might be effective for creating new businesses within...
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Morning Meet
Reunión matutina

Policymakers, elected officials and advocates took part in OHEL Children's Home and Family Services' 4th Annual Legislative Breakfast...
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Rising in the Heights
Clamor en El Alto

“¡Trump escucha; estamos en la lucha!”. Pidiendo al presidente Donald Trump "escuchar", miles de inmigrantes y simpatizantes...
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Community News – 04.26.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 04.26.17

Experience the art and craft of storytelling at The Apollo on Fri., May 5th at 7:30 p.m. The Moth brings together storytellers from...
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UC Recap – April 17 – April 22

I am writing this missive still feeling exhilarated from the massive turnout for the Uptown March for Immigrant Rights. Shout out...

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A stake in STEM
Silaba de STEM

It’ll be Aquaponics on Audubon. The High School for Health Careers and Sciences in Washington Heights recently received an educational...
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A Rosy Reading
Lectura rosada

It’s read all over. April 23rd is World Book Day, marked throughout the world in different ways. In Catalonia, Spain, it is known as Saint George...
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Tweet Take
Tirando con un tuit

Las reglas son simples: mantenerlo limpio y en un tweet. En honor al Mes Nacional de Poesía, la Ciudad de Nueva York (@NYCGov & @NYCulture)...
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Transportation Community Workshop
Taller de Transporte

The Department of Transportation (DOT) is in the process of proposing traffic and safety improvements along Dyckman Street. The agency has...
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Transgender as Target?
Transcendiendo la discriminación

Discrimination. That is how transgender activist Elizabeth Marie Rivera referred to a recent decision rendered by the Senate in Puerto Rico...
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“People’s Commissioners” for the PSC
“Comisionados del pueblo” para la PSC

La gente necesita una voz en la Comisión de Servicio Público (PSC, por sus siglas en inglés). Ese es el mensaje que líderes comunitarios...
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New Park Rules
Nuevas reglas de parques

NYC Parks is seeking public comment for proposed changes to its rules and the penalties incurred by offenders. Under the amended rules...
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Seder in the Streets
Seder en las calles

Romper “ventanas rotas". La estrategia de patrullaje policial conocida como "ventanas rotas", en la que los agentes reprimen delitos...
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UC Recap – April 10 – April 15

It is 2½ minutes to ‘midnight.’ The Doomsday Clock is ticking ever so louder ever since you know who usurped our democracy. Welcome...

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Figures in the Find
Figuras en búsqueda

No son exactamente héroes. En cambio, las acciones de los personajes principales de la última obra de la Compañía de Teatro Up pasan de...
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Community News – 04.19.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 04.19.17

Get to know the city’s wildlife up close and personal on Sat., May 6th from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. NYC Parks, the Urban Park Rangers...
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Ratifying the Raise
Aprobado el aumento

Cambiaron la página sobre la edad. Defensores y legisladores en una misión para convertir el plan "Aumentar la edad" en una ley del estado...
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Forward in Faith
Avanzando con fe

Caminaron como uno. Más de 200 miembros de la comunidad salieron a las calles el 5 de abril, cuando 31 diferentes instituciones religiosas...
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Hunt in the Heights
Caras y Canastas

No little bunny hop here – this was a mad dash. Hundreds of families and children turned out this past Sat., Apr. 8th for a ceremonial...
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Center Start
Inicio de Centro

It’s a head start for health. The city has launched an East Harlem facility to provide health and wellness services, as well as community space...
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Muscle and Might
Músculo y Poder

One size does not fit all. Community-based factors such as lack of access to healthy food are causing a high number of Hispanics to suffer...
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Community News – 04.12.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 04.12.17

Head to Fort Tryon Park on Thurs., Apr. 13th from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. where “Dr. A” will identify different trees and insects. Participants will...
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Boost for Business
Avenue NYC otorga subvenciones

Cerca de tres docenas de pequeños negocios sin fines de lucro están recibiendo un impulso este mes, gracias a un programa de subvenciones...
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New Plus for Preemies
Nuevo plus para bebés prematuros

The New York State budget now allows low-income mothers to get donor breast milk for premature babies through Medicaid. Low-weight...
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Fighting Fraud
Salvaguarda contra el fraude de inmigración

Diga a ‘no’ a los notarios fraudulentos. El Concejo de la ciudad de Nueva York ha aprobado una legislación para ayudar a proteger a...
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UC Recap – April 3 – April 8

Tupac Shakur is now a Hall of Famer. Most people tend to forget that the firebrand emcee was born in Harlem. The child of two Black Panthers...

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Parcels of power, packaged with care
Con capacidad y cuidado

Los paquetes, diligentemente empacados y etiquetados, llegan a cada esquina del globo. Pero primero deben pasar por las manos de mujeres...
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Tech on the Track
Tecnología en la pista

Se están acelerando en la ciencia. Había cerca de 2.000 estudiantes de bachillerato llenaron La Armería en Washington Heights el 29...
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Community News – 04-05-17
Noticias Comunitarias – 04-05-17

Ever dreamed of making your own tiny floating vessel like the one in Stuart Little? Become a shipwright at the Museum of the City of...
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Uptown Arts Stroll names 2017 honorees
Paseo de las Artes 2017 nombra a homenajeados

El festival anual de las artes de un mes de duración del norte de Manhattan está programado para regresar. El Paseo de las Artes 2017 se...
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Call for CoolRoofs
Llamado al techo

It's the season for reflection. The city is seeking applicants for a sustainability and workforce development initiative that provides training...
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Securing sensitive locations
Asegurando lugares sensitivos

Un cuarteto de representantes del Congreso introdujeron una nueva legislación encaminadas a proteger “lugares sensibles” durante los...
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Rent freeze upheld‎
Se mantienen las rentas congeladas

She's fine with the freeze. Manhattan Supreme Court Judge Debra James has upheld a decision by the Rent Guidelines Board to freeze rents...
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A Look at Lenfest
Una Mirada a Lenfest

Es un nuevo destino en el Alto para el arte. El creciente nuevo campus de Manhattanville de la Universidad Columbia continúa tomando...
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Squaring off on sanctuary
Ciudades santuario en guardia

There’ll be no subsidizing sanctuary. Thus, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions took direct aim at “sanctuary cities” this past Mon., Mar. 27th...
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‎Will of Win
La voluntad de Win

It's a Promise kept. A former neighborhood theater named "Promise" will be transformed into a supportive housing facility...
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Team of Two
Equipo de dos

Dos nuevos miembros del equipo de la Armería están tomando la delantera. Una declaración emitida por Michael Frankfurt, presidente...
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Community News – 03.29.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 03.29.17

Find out what it means to be a global citizen at Sugar Hill Children’s Museum on Thurs., Apr. 6th at 10:00 a.m. This season's theme was...
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DYCD Deadline Extended
Fecha límite ampliada para DYCD

There’s still time. New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) has announced the application deadline for...
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UC Recap – March 20th – March 25th

We have a winner folks. Visual artist and painter Alexis Agliano Sanborn of Washington Heights has been chosen as the winner of...

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Crystal Clear
Clara como el cristal

This Puertorriqueña is packing. The latest comic book superhero is fighting foes and taking names – in English and Spanish. She’s...
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Faith Fighters
Combatientes de la fe

Eligen la fe sobre el miedo. Una coalición de organizaciones religiosas de toda la ciudad está instando a los funcionarios electos a...
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Community News – 03.22.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 03.22.17

Converse over coffee with Councilmember Mark Levine on Sun., Mar. 26th from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Community residents are invited...
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Stroll in a Stroke
Paseo en una pincelada

Forjó más allá de los cuarenta. La artista y pintora Alexis Agliano Sanborn de Washington Heights, surgió como la elección de los...
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Summit Studies
Cumbre de estudios

Poverty is hitting the city’s public school students hard. New York State Board of Regents Chancellor Dr. Betty Rosa argued recently...
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UC Recap – March 13th – March 18th

Happy belated St. Patrick’s Day people!!! With that said, please go to our site for a trip back into time to the Inwood of 1968...

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“Sea of Love”
“Mar de amor”

They walked, they chanted, they prayed. Hundreds of people descended on Foley Square in Lower Manhattan on Thurs., March 9, to...
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20 for 125
20 para la 125

It’ll be more bang for the books. The historic 125th Street branch of the New York Public Library (NYPL) is slated for a major overhaul...
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