Tag Archives: Español

Last call at the cleaners
Un último cierre

Por su propia cuenta, Luis Fernando Romero ha estado viviendo un sueño. Tenía 23 años cuando se mudó a Nueva York desde Ecuador hace más de tres décadas...
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UC Recap- September 28 – October 3

Lin-Manuel Miranda is a genius! Before you call me Captain Obvious, I know that he has shook up Broadway not once but twice. First with In The Heights and now with Hamilton but the prestigious MacArthur Foundation has chosen Lin-Manuel...

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A Straight Skinner
Una Skinner franca

Dorothy Skinner sabía decir lo que pensaba. "Era una mujer muy decidida", recuerda Johnny Simmons. Simmons se cruzó por primera vez con la mujer que más tarde sería su suegra cuando era un joven ...
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Tales on Tape
Historias grabadas

As part of its Hispanic Heritage Month celebration, the Library of Congress has launched an online selection of recordings from its Archive of Hispanic Literature on Tape, a series of audio recordings of renowned poets and prose writers...
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Turning against Trump
Contra Trump

Basta. Advocates gathered at Trump International Hotel and Tower at Columbus Circle last week to protest Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump...
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The Dreams of Denisse
Los sueños de Denisse

Al igual que muchos estudiantes universitarios, Denisse Rojas descubrió que tenía que trabajar 30 horas o más a la semana para mantenerse al día con sus responsabilidades financieras...
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MT- Community News 09.23.15
MT – Noticias de la Comunidad 09.23.15

Join the New York Restoration Project (NYRP) for a tour of its composting project on Sat., Sept. 26th from 1:00 - 3:30 p.m...
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Stroll the span
Paseo por el tramo

The Hudson River waterfront, including Riverside Park, is an enticing destination for residents on the west side of Northern Manhattan to picnic, play ball and ride bikes....
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UC Recap- September 14 – September 19

Renee Mancino believed in Uptown when very few people did. For almost four decades Renee brought a little sweetness to so many of our lives with all the seriously delicious goodies concocted at the two Carrot Top locations...

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MT – Community News 09.16.15
MT – Noticias comunitarias 09.16.15

Obtenga un mejor conocimiento del manejo del crédito en un evento organizado por la Oficina de Soluciones de Negocio NYC en la sucursal de la calle 125 del Banco Popular Community...
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Personification, by Picasso
Personificado, por Picasso

When Pablo Picasso was 10, his family left the sunny Mediterranean village of Málaga for a city on the north Spanish coast. His father had a better job offer in a dark, dreary place ...
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Let’s Celebrate
Celebremos nuestra herencia hispana

Cuando escucho los nombres de íconos latinos como Celia Cruz, Tito Puente, Carolina Herrera, Rita Moreno, Alfonso Cuarón, Carlos Santana o Gloria Estefan, las palabras que me vienen a la mente son “talento”, “perseverancia” y “legado”...
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UC Recap- September 7 – September 12

María Montéz passed away on September 7th, 1951, but not before making history. María Montez went from humble origins in Barahona, Dominican Republic to the heights of Hollywood in the 1940’s...

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Time for Tingó
Momento de Tingó

Se dice que nunca aprendió a leer ni a escribir. Pero ahora, se impartirán clases a cientos de niños en su nombre. El Centro de Aprendizaje y Cuidado de Niños Mamá Tingó...
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A star is honed
Una estrella es afinada

“He told me he wanted to be in the Top 100.” To break through, Víctor Estrella Burgos (Estrella) and his team wouldn’t have to focus not on iTunes, but on tuning up....
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Toasting el Timbalero
Brindis por el Timbalero

Chino was in the house. Louis Torres, known to close friends and associates on the handball court as “Chino,” and to his vast extended family as “Daddy” and “Grandpa,”...
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Happy Birthday Social Security and Medicare!

¡El Seguro Social y Medicare cumplen años!

This summer, we celebrate the birthday of two programs that have transformed the health and financial security of millions of senior citizens across the nation: Social Security...
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Culture Convention
Convención de la Cultura

Hundreds of PAL children united to celebrate and learn about different world landmarks at the organization’s Annual Cultural Day this past August 14th...
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UC Recap- August 17 – August 22

I have a confession to make. I am starting to fall real hard for Miami. Once again, the Ford Millennials converged on Miami for 3 days of learning, career advancement, culture and cuisine...

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MT – Community News 08.19.15
MT- Noticias Comunales 08.19.15

Únase a la Alianza Dyckman Farmhouse para el evento de Micrófono Abierto y Círculo de Tambores el domingo, 23 de agosto, de 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m...
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Fortune of Francis
La fortuna de Francisco

El senador estadounidense Charles Schumer anunció que su oficina llevará a cabo una lotería estatal para un boleto para la reunión conjunta del Congreso con Su Santidad el Papa Francisco...
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UC Recap- August 10 – August 15

The Dominican Diaspora converged in New York City for the annual Dominican Day Parade on Sunday, August 9th. Since 1982, the Parade has been bringing Dominicans together to revel and celebrate their Dominican identity...

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Stamp of approval
Sello de aprobación

The day the two planes crashed into the Twin Towers, Juan Mariel Alcántara Peña made his decision. He would join the United States Army. Alcántara had moved to Washington Heights with his family from the Dominican Republic...
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Road of glory
Camino a la gloria

The Dominican Day Parade has traditionally been celebrated on the second Sunday of August in honor of “La Guerra de la Restauración” [The War of the Restoration]....
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Bash on the Block
Fiesta en la manzana

“Fui un niño Minisink”. El asambleísta Keith Wright estuvo de vuelta en la manzana el pasado sábado 8 de agosto, formando parte de la celebración del 50 aniversario de la institución local Minisink Town House...
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MT – Community News 08.12.15
MT – Noticias comunitarias 08.12.15

Explore how to contribute to the community and how to develop practical skills that can be used to build community with the Washington Heights Youth Gathering on Thurs., Aug. 27th from 7 – 9 p.m...
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The Bilingual Advantage
La ventaja bilingüe

Crecí hablando español con mis padres, quienes dejaron su España natal durante la Guerra Civil y se establecieron en Brooklyn. Yo no sabía nada de inglés cuando empecé el kínder y la maestra me marcó ausente durante seis semanas...
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“Marching was an act of healing”
“Marchar fue un acto de sanación”

Entre las muchas coloridas carrozas, los bailarines y los funcionarios electos que se abrían paso a lo largo de la Sexta avenida el pasado domingo 9 de agosto, había un pequeño contingente de alrededor de 30 estudiantes universitarios...
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UC Recap- August 3 – August 8

I had the distinct pleasure of attending Mayor de Blasio’s Dominican Heritage Ceremony on Thursday, August 6th at the New York County Supreme Courthouse...

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MT- Community News 08.05.15
MT- Noticias Comunitarias 08.05.15

El Museo del Barrio se transformará en la pista de baile del verano más caluroso del barrio el miércoles 19 de agosto, ya que la disco silenciosa del Lincoln Center llega a East Harlem...
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Marching to a new beat
Marchando a un nuevo ritmo

Los funcionarios del nuevo Desfile del Día Dominicano Inc. anunciaron a los homenajeados del Desfile del Día Dominicano 2015, que se celebrará el domingo 9 de agosto....
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Curtain call for the Coliseum?
¿Ovación final para el Coliseo?

Un antiguo cine de Washington Heights con una rica historia podría ser transformado en un moderno centro comercial. El Teatro Coliseo, situado en la esquina de la calle 181 y Broadway, fue inaugurado en 1920...
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UC Recap- July 20 – July 25

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, the latest film by director Stanley Nelson, masterfully tells the story of the rise and subsequent fall of the Black Panther Party...

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Missives for the Pontiff
Mensajes para el pontífice

En honor a la visita del Papa Francisco a los Estados Unidos del 22 al 27 de septiembre, Caridades Católicas de Nueva York ha lanzado CharityHasNoBoundaries.org, un nuevo sitio digital donde la gente de todo el país...
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MT- Community News 07.29.15
MT- Noticias comunitarias 07.29.15

Join the Moose Hall Theatre Company for its final performance of Henry IV as part of the Inwood Shakespeare Festival at the Inwood Park on Sat., Aug. 1st at 7 p.m.‎ The festival was conceived and developed by Ted Minos and collaborators ...
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“Our streets, not Wall Street”
“Nuestras calles, no Wall Street”

A sweltering heat wave did little to tamp the enthusiasm of yellow taxi drivers and their backers, this past Mon., July 20th.
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UC Recap- July 13 – July 18

On Tuesday July 14th, 2015, 71 years later, Oskar Gruning, 94 years old, was convicted for complicity in the mass murder of Jews during WW II. Local novelist A.J. Sidransky penned a poignant and personal piece about his own relatives that were deported to Auschwitz...

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Reading rules
Reglas de lectura

Alexandra won’t be bored this summer. She’ll be busy instead. The P.S. 5 Inwood student is gearing up for her entry into the third grade this fall with a stacked summer – literally....
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Lean in to listen
Apoyarse para escuchar

These hills too are alive with the sound of music. Listen Closely, a new chamber music Initiative established by artists James Waldo and Rose Hashimoto, is bringing classical music ot local residents...
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The new Power Rangers
Los nuevos Power Rangers

Most New Yorkers wouldn't consider taking the stairs to reach the top of the Empire State Building, but by late August, some uptown summer campers might feel like they've done that dozens of times...
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Savor the swirl
Saborear el remolino

Los fuegos artificiales no tienen que desaparecer. Aunque las celebraciones del Día de la Independencia han concluido, hay una nueva razón para levantar una copa...
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MT- Community News 07.15.15
MT- Noticias Comunales 07.15.15

Join the New York Restoration Project (NYPR) on Sat., Jul. 25th, from 8:30 – 11 a.m. for a community clean-up opportunity, which is open to all volunteers and families of all skill level and experience...
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A Revolutionary’s Rhythm
Un ritmo revolucionario

Después de una exitosa carrera en el Teatro Public, el dramaturgo, compositor y actor Lin-Manuel Miranda muda el musical Hamilton al Teatro Richard ...
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Summer Swing
Swing de verano

Samantha López might well be hooked. Though the six-year-old had only just picked up her racket and taken a few inaugural swings moments before, she was beaming...
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Game of dolls
Juego de muñecas

Elegirá 10 de 10. Carmelo Mercado, de 63 años, puede estar retirado, pero el ex miembro del Departamento de Bomberos de la ciudad Nueva York (FDNY por sus siglas en inglés)...
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NOT TO BE MISSED
NO SE LO PIERDA

Shonibare Summer of Art: Touch Tour for the Blind and Visually Impaired at the Morris-Jumel Mansion (MJM) is being presented in conjunction with Yinka Shonibare MBE's "Colonial Arrangements" exhibit....
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UC Recap – June 29 – July 4

The Classical Theatre of Harlem latest’s production, The Tempest, has an uncanny knack for timing. The play remixes the classic Shakespearean opus and references the island of Hispaniola as Prospero’s magical island.

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A love supreme
Un amor supremo

Una comida antes de la marcha. Los residentes se reunieron el pasado domingo 28 de junio en el Indian Road Café para el desayuno anual previo al desfile del orgullo...
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Governor: Puerto Rico’s debts “not payable”

Gobernador: las deudas de la isla son “no pagaderas”

Puerto Rico no puede pagar sus 72 mil millones de dólares de deuda, el gobernador de la isla, Alejandro García Padilla, dijo en un discurso televisado el 29 de junio...
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SUMMER 2015 WALKING TOURS
RECORRIDOS A PIE DEL VERANO 2015

Washington Heights e Inwood (WAHI) son comunidades que han, en los últimos años, ganado reconocimiento en los cambios demográficos masivos...
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