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One year later
Un año después

Ellos no olvidan. El primer aniversario de la muerte de Eric Garner estuvo marcado por toda la ciudad con mítines, vigilias y protestas, y los participantes insistieron en que seguirán presionando para que se haga justicia en su caso....
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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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Keep cool with Con Ed
Manténgase fresco con Con Ed

With hot and muggy weather ahead, Con Edison wants to remind customers to use energy wisely, while saving money. New Yorkers can stay cool all summer by following these money-saving conservation tips...
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Taken with TINGO
Encantadas con TINGO

El viernes 24 de julio, TINGO: Grita Fuerte, una organización de derechos humanos y culturales para las mujeres de ascendencia africana, organizará la cuarta celebración anual...
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MT- Community News 07.22.15
MT- Noticias Comunitarias 07.22.15

Visit Sherman Creek Park on Tues., Jul. 28th as the New York Restoration Project (NYRP) presents its first Summer Movie Night. An annual series, the Summer...
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Is Uber similar to Walmart?
Es Uber Igual a Wal-Mart?

Cuando los progresistas se hicieron cargo de ambos lados del gobierno municipal en la ciudad de Nueva York, quedamos con orgullo bajo...
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Care Starts With You
Cuidar de los demás empieza en ti

One of my favorite quotes is by Rosalynn Carter. It is, “There are only four kinds of people in the world: those who have been caregivers, those who currently are caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need caregivers.”...
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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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Pre-K Seats Still Available
Lugares disponibles en pre-jardín de infantes

Aún hay disponibilidad en lugares de pre-jardín de infantes gratuito, de día completo y de alta calidad. Este verano, por primera vez, el Departamento de Educación...
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Break for dance

Statement Arts is hosting free hip-hop dance classes by artist Lya Pouleyy for children ages 5-14 starting this Sat., Jul. 18th. Classes will be divided up by age, and will be hosted over three weeks. The workshop will take place at the United Palace, at 176th Street and Broadway...

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Garner Anniversary Events

Various events are being held throughout the city to commemorate the one-year anniversary of death of Eric Garner. Below is a selected list. Fri., July 17th - Manhattan 5:30 p.m. Millions March NYC, NYC ShutItDown, Peoples Power Assemblies and Black Lives Matter NYC...

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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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Strokes, in step
Pinceladas para el bien

"Era un desastre caminando". Russell M. recordó cómo se enfrentó a los tribunales después de luchar contra el abuso de sustancias. Era agosto de 2014 y tenía que hacer un cambio....
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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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Make that an MD
Lograr un título en medicina

The doctors will be in. For the first time in its nearly 170-year history, the City University of New York and City College will award the MD degree.
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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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Settlement reached in Garner case
Acuerdo alcanzado en el caso Garner

La familia de Eric Garner ha alcanzado un acuerdo de $5.9 millones de dólares con la ciudad. El anuncio fue hecho el lunes 13 de julio por el contralor Scott Stringer y un abogado de la familia Garner....
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Summer Eye Hazards
Los Peligros del Verano para los Ojos

Two of the most often overlooked body organs are the eyes. If you want to live a healthy life overall, you must learn how to keep...
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A Talk with Thompson
Una plática con Thompson

Hace un año, la oficina del fiscal del distrito de Brooklyn anunció que no buscaría arrestos por drogas de bajo nivel. Específicamente: no procesaría a las personas arrestadas...
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Market Share
Póngase de verde

Get your green on. This summer, Northern Manhattan residents can again return to a local source for their fresh greens – and reds...
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Stairway to Heaven
Escalera al cielo

La escalera Brush ha vuelto. La cinta fue cortada en la histórica y recién restaurada escalera John T. Brush, justo en el 102° aniversario de su inauguración...
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A mannered meal
Una comida amable

Tai Muhammed had an important date this past Tues., Jul. 7th. The professional chef, who routinely presents diners through a unique...
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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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UC Recap- July 6 – July 11

Kismat Restaurant (603 Fort Washington Ave) has been serving some seriously delicious Indian cuisine in Washington Heights for over 3 decades. Well, guess what? They now have an outpost in Harlem. Clove Harlem is located at 1592 Amsterdam Avenue at 139th Street, directly in front of the City College campus...

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Two children reported missing

The New York Police Department (NYPD) is currently searching for two children that have been reported missing in Washington Heights. Justin Tapia, 9, and Andy Cruz, 10, were last seen the evening of Tues., Jul. 14th on 183rd Street. Tapia is said to be wearing a blue shirt with American flag design and khaki shorts. Cruz is wearing a blue shirt and blue shorts.

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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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A reprise in regard
Recuperación del Pasado

Un cuarto de siglo más tarde, los dos de nuevo estrechan sus manos. Veinticinco años después de la histórica visita de Nelson Mandela a la ciudad de Nueva York...
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Cracking down on “K2”
Tomando medidas fuertes contra “K2”

Nearly 8,000 bags of synthetic cannabinoids, commonly known as "K2" or "Spice," were seized in East Harlem on July 2, part of a multi-agency crackdown....
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Fresh Fun
Fresca diversión

El pasado 29 de junio marcó el inicio de las experiencias de verano Fresh Air para miles de niños de la ciudad de Nueva York. Los emocionados jóvenes...
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Broadway Barks

Time to raise the roof- and give a woof. Broadway star Bernadette Peters will sign copies of her newly published third children’s book...
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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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A winning woman
Una mujer ganadora

Senator Charles E. Schumer needs a few good women. The senior U.S. Senator from New York has launched an online poll asking residents for input...
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Breathe easier this summer
Respire mejor este verano

El asma y la enfermedad pulmonar obstructiva crónica (EPOC) son afecciones que perjudican los pulmones. Pueden hacer que usted tenga dificultad para respirar y tos...
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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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Move over, Doogie; it’s Doctor Dinardo

Hazte a un lado, Doogie; es el doctor Dinardo

Dinardo Rodríguez has big plans for his summer. Chief among them is lingering in bed on Saturday mornings. Though not an uncommon wish for teenagers, sleeping in would be a break...
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Crafted with grit and care
Confeccionado con cuidado

He started making breakfast at age 4. By the time he was eight, he was baking, and he was stir-frying at 11. Today, the culinary prodigy is the chef and co-owner of BLVD Bistro...
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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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Fresh beat
Un nuevo latido

It's a new day in the neighborhood. So said Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York Police Department (NYPD) Commissioner Bill Bratton who traveled to Northern Manhattan to unveil a new policing strategy...
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Lease Freeze
Renta congelada

Just in time for summer, a frozen treat has arrived for over one million city residents. New York City's Rent Guidelines Board (RGB) has voted for a freeze on regulated rents....
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Assets del Alto
Los activos de El Alto

It’s complicated. New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli recently traveled uptown to present a new report on the local economy of Washington Heights and Inwood...
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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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Free Summer Meals for All
Alimenta tu mente

A partir del 29 de junio y hasta el 4 de septiembre, el Departamento de Educación servirá desayunos y almuerzos gratis y saludables para todos los niños y jóvenes...
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Lauding a Leader
Homenaje de líder

La Junta Consultiva Comunitaria del Centro Hospitalario Metropolitano (CAB por sus siglas en inglés) honró a William J. Dionne...
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UC Recap – June 22 – June 27

I want to start this newsletter by thanking all the folks who have read this column in the last 5 years. It is an honor to have such a long running column in a neighborhood institution like the Manhattan Times. The love and support is deeply appreciated...

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Art Stroll Closing Reception

Join the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA) at historic Morris Jumel Mansion on Tues., Jun. 30th, for the closing reception of the 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll. The Uptown Arts Stroll is an annual month-long art festival, wherein for the month of June, artists from...

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Sigh in the sky
Suspiro en el cielo

The skyline will not rise in the west. LG Electronics USA and environmental and local advocacy organizations, who had been locked in disagreement – and a legal battle – over the company’s new North American headquarters in New Jersey,
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Hunting close to home
Búsqueda cerca de casa

Gina Chin Santiago ha estado desempleada durante un año. Ella ha buscado un nuevo trabajo desde que fue despedida de su puesto administrativo en Wall Street. Buscando una nueva posición en atención al cliente o como secretaria administrativa, ha sido entrevistada ocho veces...
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