Tag Archives: Español

WHO’S RUNNING? State Assembly
¿QUIÉN SE ESTÁ POSTULANDO? Asemblea Estatal

New York State Assembly District 72 has generated more headlines than usual — and has been without a representative — since former Assemblymember Gabriela Rosa abruptly resigned in June, after pleading guilty to fraud...
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Lesson in the ladle
A comer!

Si su familia aún no ha probado una deliciosa pupusa, se ha estado perdiendo seriamente de algo. La tradicional comida salvadoreña está hecha de una tortilla de maíz gruesa llena de carnes, frijoles y / o queso....
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MT Community 07.23.14

On Thurs., Jul. 24th, the Isabella Geriatric Center will host a Family Day from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The event will feature games, prizes, carnival food, pony...
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UC Recap: July 14 – July 19

CNN En Español recently did a great profile of our good friend Juan Camilo and the Dyckman Beer Company. It is truly amazing what Juan and company have been able to accomplish in such a short period of time...

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SUMMER TREATS: On the stand
GUSTOS DE VERANO: En el puesto

It is a season ripe for the taking. Summertime, in our dense urban communities in Washington Heights and the Bronx, means a colorful and delicious bounty making its unlikely way to all corners of our concrete jungle...
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Mucho mambo

Sería difícil encontrar a alguien en el antiguo Barrio que siquiera supiera cómo jugar. Pero dígales eso a los organizadores del torneo de Stickball...
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“You’re going to get it done”
“Ustedes van a lograr que suceda”

You have to inspire yourself every day. Giselle Blondet told an audience of hundreds of mostly Hispanic women, “Every day is a new beginning.” The popular Puerto Rican actress and television personality was one of several people honored by...
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Latino Leadership Institute honors crusaders for change

Instituto Latino de Liderazgo homenajea a los activistas

"The Latino community will move this country forward in the years to come," said Lucia Gómez-Jiménez, Executive Director of the immigrant advocacy group La Fuente...
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MT- Community 6.18.14

The Scandinavian Music Festival in Fort Tryon Park is an outdoor summer concert series of live classical music. The performances will feature musicians of the New York Scandia Symphony...
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A troll in Fort Tryon
Un trol en Fort Tryon

Durante los fines de semana de verano, el parque infantil Anne Loftus en Fort Tryon Park está normalmente lleno de...
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Health Starts With You First
La salud empieza primero con usted

Whenever I go with my mom to the hospital to accompany her to one of her appointments, I am privy to a number of...
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We deserve to be at the table
Merecemos estar en la mesa

Say it ain’t so, Bill. So insisted some District 6 parents and advocates still reeling from word that city dollars will be spent to lease and renovate Mother Cabrini...
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Cielo Latino shines

It was a heavenly time. Advocates joined together with fashion, business, community and health industry leaders this past Wed., May 14th at the 2014 Cielo Latino gala, the largest fundraiser for Latino/Hispanic AIDS initiatives in the U.S., at Cipriani Wall Street in New York.

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On the edge, on the screen
En el borde, en la pantalla

Washington Heights’ newest stars will not appear on Broadway or MTV this season. Instead, you’ll see them hard at work at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital on the ABC News’ show...
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This Month at MJM
Este mes en MJM

On Sat., May 31st, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Anthony Albrecht, an Australian cellist and 2014 graduate of Juilliard’s Historical Program, will present a farewell...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 5-19 to 5-24

I am writing this newsletter from the enchanting city of New Orleans. This place practically pulsates with art in all its wondrous incarnations. Art is ubiquitous here.

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Sneak at cinema

Have a peek. The best of Dominican cinema will come to New York starting this Wed., May 21st, with an advance look at some of the selections to be offered during the full four-day Dominican Film Festival. “We’re giving a sneak preview of what the Third Annual Dominican Film Festival...

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Emergency Kit
Kit de emergencia

Todos hemos tenido esos momentos. Los niños vienen a la casa tosiendo, su pareja comienza a resfriarse, y pronto la...
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Story with sizzle – y sazón
Historia con chisporroteo – y sazón

Nelson González used to watch as his mother made the family dinners. She’d start with garlic and onions. After sautéing the peppers, she’d add ham and fatback. She’d take a piece of bread...Time to mind the minder.
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“Everyone gets a piece of suffering before they leave”

“Todo el mundo recibe un poco de sufrimiento antes de irse”

Time to mind the minder. Doctors and nurses serve to diagnose and treat, but once the initial phases of medical intervention and treatment move to ...
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The Art of Amistad

On Sat., May 10th, the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA) will host the First Annual Students Spring Art Show of the Amistad Dual Language School. The show will feature art work from students in kindergarten through the eighth grade, and all the art will be available for purchase. “We are really happy that we are...

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In the house
En la casa

A round of appointments recently announced downtown featured a host of uptown faces. In City Hall’s Blue Room, Mayor Bill de Blasio appointed four new names ...
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“The band makes me look good”

“La banda me hace ver bien”

Long accustomed to hearing his classic songs reverberate through the streets, local residents might have been surprised to see artist Rubén Blades (pronounced “blades,” as in English) himself...
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Latin Roots shines light on leaders
‘Latin Roots’ destaca a líderes

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,”...
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UC Recap Nov 26- Dec 1

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...

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Mark Levine launches campaign

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...

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Silky smooth, and cold as ice
Sedoso suave y frio como el hielo

Mientras que el momento de pavonearse en su traje de baño ya se fue por este año, aun es el tiempo de mantenerse con el trópico.
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A Room of his own
Su propia habitación

John Elmo’s novel, Room for Enjoyment, isn’t exactly autobiographical. But like the main character, Inwood resident Elmo was a top interior designer for more than 50 years...
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Filing and focused: Ami the Artist

Presente y enfocada: Ami, el artista

Que diferencia hace un año. Lo que comenzó como un amor personal al arte como expresado en el blog “El Salonsito” donde Amilka Vega podría enseñar sus últimos diseños de uñas...
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Focused on more than fitness
Más alla del Buen Físico

While it is a more common sight to see Goldin Martínez encouraging youths to do crunches, push-ups and obstacles courses, the new challenge...
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UC Recap: November 19 – November 24

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...

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UPTOWN GIFT GUIDE PART 1
GUIA DE REGALOS DEL ALTO MANHATTAN PARTE 1

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...
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Mambo at La Marina
Mambo en La Marina

Celestina Yavilia swayed to the sound of the mambo, moving her hips in rhythm and her feet in step. Her regular dancing partner was completely ignored. “When I listen to music, it cures me,”...
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Beyond bachata
Más allá de la bachata

Liverpool tuvo a John, Paul, George y Ringo. The Heights tienen a Carlin Castillo, Zeo Muñoz y Angel Camilo. Del mismo modo que los Beatles llevaron el ‘rock and roll’ a sus calles en Inglaterra...
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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...
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Hot Hula and Cajun food
Venciendo la diabetes nuevamente en el Sinaí

There are 25.8 million people living with diabetes in the United States. Staggering though that figure might be, the disease’s impact in northern Manhattan is even more striking...
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Youth food pantry goes mobile
El banco de alimentos juvenil se vuelve móvil

En el Día de los Veteranos, el pasado lunes 12 de noviembre, los jóvenes voluntarios de Helping Hands Food Pantry en Inwood se movilizaron para llevar alimentos y suministros a los neoyorquinos...
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Hurricane Sandy, and Our Kids
El Huracán Sandy, y nuestros hijos

Aunque Sandy vino y se marchó, miles en nuestra amada ciudad permanecen aun sin energía. En el Bronx, los residentes se han unido para rearmar lo que queda de City Island. Mientras tanto, el viernes en la tarde, funcionarios de MTA estuvieron...
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After a fright, resolve and some treats
Después de un susto, mresolución y buscando dulces

Dos días después que “Frankenstorm Sandy” golpeara la costa, las familias locales respondieron con determinación, decididos a mantener una apariencia de normalidad para sus familias. Y para muchos, eso significó el Día de las Brujas el 31 de octubre...
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Easy-Peasy Parent-Teacher Conferences

Fáciles Conferencias entre Padres y Maestros

Las conferencias de padres y maestros muy a menudo pueden sentirse como el último enfrentamiento: la maestra de su hijo y usted. Es como ir a su primera cita, y luego de eso, soportar la agonía y la incertidumbre de custodia. Sin embargo, no siempre tiene que ser una situación rápida, conocer y saludar...
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Make Every Day Food Day
Día de Alimentos Diariamente

Normalmente yo no escribo acerca de comida, pero ya que la comida es combustible para la actividad física, y ya que una de mis organizaciones favoritas recientemente llevó a cabo un evento para promover alimentación saludable – pensé en hacer una excepción...
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Coyote Love Story
Coyote Love Historia

Ser un músico en la ciudad de Nueva York puede estar bien lejos de glamoroso. Implica largas horas, trabajo pesado y tarde en la noche. El trabajo a menudo también ofrece muy poco en cuestión de dinero o beneficios, y puede ayudar en incurrir en grandes deudas...
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VIM leaves a void
VIM deja un vacío

The day after buying Halloween candy from VIM Pharmacy on West 181st Street, its loyal customers returned to find it shuttered.
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Hands-on and hard-won
Práctico y bien ganado

David Murissi no es ajeno a la terapia física. Pero en ocasiones, su experiencia con la terapia ha sido tan dolorosa como sus lesiones.
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Northern Manhattan rallies to help storm victims
El Norte de Manhattan se une para ayudar a las víctimas del huracán

Tabetha Searles lives in a NYCHA building in Lower Manhattan. The day before Hurricane Sandy hit, she and the other residents of Baruch Houses...
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UC Recap: October 22 – October 27

The first ever Inwood Hill Park Harvest Festival took place on Saturday, October 20th and of course the UC was there. Check out the awesome pictures of the festivities...

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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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“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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The ‘Justo’ Way: A revolutionary is honored
La ‘Vía Justo’: Honrando a un revolucionario

The busy intersection of 181st Street and St. Nicholas Avenue was more crowded than usual this past Sat., Jun. 16th.
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