Tag Archives: Kids

Celebrating Dr. Seuss Day
Celebrando el Día del Dr. Seuss

Theodor Seuss Geisel, más conocido por su seudónimo de Dr. Seuss, fue un escritor, dibujante y poeta extraordinario. Nacido...
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Finding Spanish and English Words That Are Closely Related

Encontrando palabras estrechamente relacionadas

El idioma inglés puede parecer muy extraño a los estudiantes de hogares primordialmente de habla hispana. No es fonético. Sus...
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Full-court press against bullying

Todos al Unísono contra el acoso

Harlem Globetrotters star Bull Bullard stood in front of a hall packed with cheering grade school kids at PS/MS 57 in...
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Animated and funky
Animado y funky

It’s time to get your funk on. More than 60 animation cels of black animation cartoons from the private collection of City College alumna...
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Cabrini confirms closure
Cabrini confirma cierre

A pesar de semanas de esfuerzos realizados por padres, ex alumnas y estudiantes de la escuela secundaria Madre Cabrini...
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Pitching the game
Lanzando el juego

Move over, football. Whatever the Polar Vortex, Parts I, II and III, may wish to indicate about a seemingly endless winter, there will...
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Scribble Away
Garabatear

Los niños son artistas naturales. Eche un vistazo a sus paredes en las que pondrán dibujos hechos de crayones, pintura y...
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Easy as UPK
Fácil como UPK

En una de sus primeras conferencias de prensa, el alcalde Bill de Blasio y un grupo de once sindicatos activos en toda la ciudad...
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Baby’s Timeline – The 1st Year

Cronología del bebé – el primer año

Although it doesn’t seem like it while you’re deep in the slog of changing diapers on the hour and sleeping only a few winks per night... En-espanol

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The Muppets Take Manhattan at United Palace

The muppets are taking Northern Manhattan! This Sunday, Jan. 12th, the United Palace Theater will be showing The Muppets Take Manhattan, hosted by the Heights’ own Tony Award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda. The fun family event will be followed by a raffle for those in attendance.

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Hoot. Grrr. Roar.
Hasta arriba

Cavemen would don the hides of slaughtered Paleolithic bears, and Greek heroes such as Hercules was said to have sported the furs...
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Kids Are On Break—What To Do Now?

Los niños tienen un descanso — ¿Qué hacer ahora?

Los niños no irán a la escuela durante los días de fiesta, y podría sentirse como un reto el encontrar actividades más allá de sólo regalos y comida...
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Light in the dark
Luz en la oscuridad

As the temperature went down, the lights went up at Bruce Reynolds Garden this past Thurs., Dec. 12th. The Annual Christmas...
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Step-Parenting: Getting it Right
Padrastros: cómo hacerlo bien

Una amiga mía tiene una joven hijastra a la que ha estado criando y cuidando desde que era joven. Ella ama a la niña, se enorgullece...
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When small meets sweet
Cuando lo pequeño descubre lo dulce

El tamaño no importa. Ciertamente no para los cientos de propietarios de negocios que participaron en el evento de pequeños...
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Putting the “art” in charter
La escuela creativa

"We believe in forming well-rounded students.” Spoke like a true principal. For Dr. Vasthi Acosta, who ism indeed, head of the...
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Minding the Age Gap
Poner atención a la diferencia de edad

A principios de esta semana, la estrella del 'reality' de televisión Evelyn Lozada, anunció que está embarazada. De acuerdo...
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Chupie, The Binky That Returned Home

Chupie, el chupete que regresó a casa

Giving up the pacifier can be the first difficult thing your child is challenged to do. While there is research that speaks to concerns...
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Glorious and gross
Glorioso y asqueante

The shrieks could be heard from floors away. Cackling and howling too. It was time for tradition at The Inwood Center, with the annual celebration...
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International cinema – sippy cups welcome

Cine internacional, vasos entrenadores y todo

¡Prepárese para una avalancha! Las familias locales que buscan una oportunidad de satisfacer su inclinación cineasta no necesitarán viajar...
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Game on: Minecraft at Word Up

At first, Swedish journalists Daniel Goldberg and Linus Larrson were intrigued by the massive amounts of money that Mojang was making. Back in 2011, Markus Persson thought no one would notice his small Swedish company, Mojang, at the Game Developers Conference. In order...

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On strings in Little Red’s Hood

En cuerdas la Caperucita Roja

En una nueva versión de la Caperucita Roja, Wulfric el lobo no tiene hambre de carne, sino de bizcochitos. El personaje del título la Pequeña...
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Raising a Runner (or a Swimmer, or a Kicker, etc.)
Criando a un corredor (o un nadador o un pateador, etc.)

As summer approaches, we have ever more reason to spend time outdoors and break a sweat. Our children too should be out...
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“My Mom Told Me to Get a Summer Job”
“Mi madre me dijo que consiguiera un empleo de verano”

“¿Por qué no te consigues un empleo de verano?” Parece ser el grito de las madres en todas partes a sus hijos adolescentes. Durante esos calientes meses de verano...
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Smart Play: Recess Gets Enhanced

Juego divertido: Se realza el receso

“Dele a un niño la opción de elegir entre leer un libro y jugar, y elegirá jugar”, dijo Wanda Soto, principal de PS5 en la Décima Avenida y Dyckman ...
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Fighting mad, and smart
Luchando duro, e inteligentemente

Each week, I write about the great activities taking place in our community, the resources available and what we – as parents – must do to ensure our children’s health and well-being.
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Leading in service, science and heart
Un líder en servicio, ciencia y corazón

On the eve of the 159th anniversary of the of the Dominican Republic’s Independence Day, political and community leaders paid homage to a long-time ...
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Get Your Child Test-Ready
Prepare a su hijo para los exámenes

If your child is in grades 3–8, chances are they’re prepping for the State English Language Arts (ELA) and State Mathematics Tests in school.
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MT Community News 02.20.13

The Washington Heights and Inwood Chamber of Commerce will host a breakfast meeting this Thurs., Feb. 21st at 8:30 a.m. at the Isabelle Geriatric Center.
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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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Summer comes in December with Dream cast
El Teatro Inwood pone el talento joven en la mirilla

At a recent dress rehearsal at The Pied Piper Children's Theatre in Inwood, there was evident commotion as the group readied for its upcoming production...
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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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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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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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Theater, but no show, at the United Palace Theater
En el ‘United Palace’ : Teatro sin Espectáculo

The United Palace Cathedral was packed this past Tuesday afternoon. Standing ovations? Check. Musical performances? Check...
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Promoting healthy living with a bit of dirt and dance

“Please don’t throw your trash on the floor,” read a handmade sign tucked inside a tree bed, one of the eight that bordered the...

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Local student artist wins Rangel’s 2012 Congressional Arts Competition

This past Mon., May 7th, Congressman Charles Rangel joined local arts leaders, students and parents as he announced this...

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