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Towards a Better Year
Hacia un mejor año

Are you going to make any New Year’s Resolutions this year? You’re not alone. Most of us believe we can do better, and the start of a new year is the...
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Casa…to be continued
Casa… a continuación

Si una librería pudiera ser el personaje de una novela, La Casa Azul probablemente sería una fuerza de realismo mágico causada por Gabriel García Márquez...
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Dual in drive
Impulso dual

Department of Education Chancellor Carmen Fariña has announced that 15 schools with existing Dual Language programs will become Model Dual Language Programs for the 2015-16 school year...
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“Push forward”
“Impulsar hacia adelante”

Dispositivos residenciales de detección de gas metano y la sustitución de tuberías problemáticas son dos mejoras de seguridad que se espera que ocurran a raíz de la explosión de gas...
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Direct to DFFNY
Directo al DFFNY

El Festival de Cine Dominicano celebra lo mejor del cine dominicano y busca enriquecer la experiencia artística de la diversa audiencia...
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Be Secure against Scams
Eliminando las estafas

A consumer alert on five common telephone scams was recently issued by the office of Attorney General Eric Schneiderman...
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Community News 12.09.15

Visite la Mansión Morris-Jumel el sábado, 12 de diciembre a las 3:00 p.m. para su Concierto Navideño Anual. El grupo ‘Brooklyn Baroque’...
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Bright belief
Creencia brillante

It’s a mistaken belief that atheists don’t have holiday traditions. Raymond Arnold took up atheism in high school. Eventually his beliefs evolved into...
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UC Recap- November 30 – December 5

For the latest installment of En Tu Esquina Con Ford we had to hit up Mamajuana because of their role as a pioneer in the new Uptown dining scene. Truth be told, Mamajuana changed the Uptown restaurant landscape forever. Before there was such a thing as the Dyckman Strip, there was Mamajuana.

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Magic in the Morning
Magia por la mañana

Usually, it’s the throngs of sale-seekers that cause stores to open their doors early. But it was a far smaller...
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FIESTA DE FAMILIA

Únase a la Federación Hispana para un fin de semana en familia en el Centro Cultural Latino Julia de Burgos en El Barrio...
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HOLIDAY TOY, COAT AND SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE
COLECTA NAVIDEÑA DE JUGUETES, ABRIGOS Y ARTÍCULOS ESCOLARES

A statewide toy, coat and school supplies holiday giving drive to benefit families in need throughout New York...
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Take the Test
Realice la prueba

En honor al Día Mundial del SIDA, la Corporación de Salud + Hospitales les recuerda a los neoyorquinos a priorizar su salud haciéndose la prueba del VIH...
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MT- Community News 12.02.15

Vea una diferente exhibición fotográfica de baile y música afro caribeña, conocida como Gagá pa’l Pueblo, en la tienda de libros ‘Word Up’...
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Fitness on the Fly

While flying home for the holidays might lead to joy, the trip itself will likely be anything but. After the long lines and hours of sitting...

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A Fair Game
Un juego justo

This ranger was done roaming. After a decade working as a full-time Urban Ranger for the Parks Department...
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Silver found guilty on all counts
Silver declarado culpable de todos los cargos

Sheldon Silver, ex-presidente de la Asamblea del estado de Nueva York, fue declarado culpable el 30 de noviembre...
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Feast and flair
Festín y estilo

It was more about the trot than the turkey. Hundreds of local seniors took part in a traditional Thanksgiving meal hosted at La Marina this...
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Peeved at the plan
Molestos con el plan

Los residentes de East Harlem tendrán que buscar un nuevo camino. Aproximadamente un centenar de residentes se reunieron...
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Basic Instinct
Instinto básico

Diane Drescher lucha una batalla con el tiempo. Ella prepara un caballete y un lienzo, saca pinceles y pinturas para capturar la luz...
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Rezoning rejected
Reclasificación rechazada

Another borough board meeting, another thumbs down. Like the Bronx and Queens boards before them, the Manhattan Borough Board has voted...
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Establishing the Edge
Estableciendo The Edge

Hay más espacio para moverse. Sólo unos meses después que el Hotel Cliff abrió sus puertas en la calle 181, se llevó a cabo un corte de cinta...
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Guilt-Free Holiday Eating
Cómo comer sin culpas en las fiestas

Now that we’ve survived our Thanksgiving feasts with family and friends, many of us still feel as stuffed as the turkeys we devoured...
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The Meaning of Mom
El significado de una madre

Madres Americanas (AMI, por sus siglas en inglés), una organización sin fines de lucro que busca honrar las madres...
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Be on Board
Participe en la Junta

The office of Borough President Gale A. Brewer is now accepting applications for membership on Community Boards...
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Shot callers
Brazos a la obra

Touro College of Pharmacy (PCOT) los estudiantes participaron recientemente en la Tercera “Operation Immunization"...
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G.R.I.O.T. and Greens

They served warm plates – and a jam as well. The New York City Mission Society opened the doors of its Minisink Townhouse headquarters this past Tues., Nov. 17th to serve over 200 guests a full Thanksgiving meal sponsored by Whole Foods and Vita Coco.

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Stop on the stoning
Freno al engaño

Francisco Moya salió de su hogar en Queens un día y se dio cuenta de dos autos estacionados en su calle, ambos sin tablillas.
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Fowl Territory
Territorio de aves

Thanksgiving is the largest meal many cooks prepare every year. Its centerpiece—the turkey—is the largest dish most cooks...
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Community News 11.25.15
Noticias Comunitarias 11.25.15

At the turn of the 20th century, Jacob Riis was a pioneering newspaper reporter and social reformer who used photographs of the city’s slums...
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Filling in the void
Llenar el vacío

German Rosa has always been interested in photography, and he longed to take pictures of New York City.However, he didn’t own a camera.He’d also spent...
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Amped for the ramp
Aplauso para la rampa

Haga una caminata. O dé un paseo o tome un columpio.Ese fue el mensaje de los funcionarios del Departamento de Parques en la inauguración de...
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Design by demand
Diseño por demanda

El mes pasado, Judith Merino y su hijo fueron obligados a mudarse del apartamento en el que habían estado viviendo. Los propietarios eran miembros de...
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Hip at home‎
Hip en nuestra casa

The holiday season is a time when familiar traditions come alive. Last year at the United Palace, seeds for a new holiday tradition were sown, by adding a modern...
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Community News 11.18.15
Noticias comunitarias 11.18.15

Únase a Divasleading Inc. en su tercera campaña anual de juguetes a beneficio de los niños que viven en refugios para personas sin hogar...
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The Professor’s Prize
Premios para los maestros

It’s the teachers’ turn to stand out. Nominations for the Fourth Annual Big Apple Awards, which recognize teacher excellence...
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Give something that means something
Dar algo que significa algo

Blood donations often decline from now to New Year’s Day when holiday festivities pull people away from their donation appointments. Despite the busy holiday season...
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Bataclan, Beirut, Bennett

As word spread of the attacks, residents sought to show solidarity with victims and residents of Paris. Many turned to social media, posting messages and...
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It’s Not About You. Protect Them.
No se trata de usted, protéjalos.

Cuando se vacuna contra la gripe, no sólo se protege a usted mismo, protege a su familia y a todo el mundo a su alrededor que...
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UC Recap- November 9 – November 14

The 2nd Annual Quisqueya Heights Symposium was a rousing success. Held in the historic United Palace Theater this past Saturday, November 14th, the 2nd iteration of the Quisqueya Heights Symposium delved into the topic of entrepreneurship with an inspiring panel of young Latino entrepreneurs.

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Reads and rites
Lecturas y ritos

Last September, Julius E. was among the few selected to meet with Pope Francis during the pontiff’s visit uptown to Our Lady Queen of Angels School.
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Badges for the beasts
Insignias y bestias

Mil. Ese es el número de animales tratados por la Sociedad Americana para la Prevención de la Crueldad contra los Animales...
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A Tale of Trova
Atrévase con Trova

La Asociación Dominicana de Artistas Clásicos (ADCA, por sus siglas en inglés) estará auspiciando su segundo concierto de VI...
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Grind on the grade
Moler las calificaciones

Time to show the cards. Sounding off on a familiar issue, City Comptroller Scott Stringer recently spoke directly to local small business...
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Growing Bookworms
Creando ratones de biblioteca

De una forma u otra, como seres queridos y tutores, tenemos mucho que ofrecer que pueda inspirar a nuestros hijos a amar la lectura.
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Community Appeal

Whereas our Council Members have convened a town hall on Jewish poverty in New York City; Whereas, according to the UJA-Federation of NY Jewish Community Study of 2011, Russian-speaking immigrant Jews have the highest levels of poverty among all...

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Toast of this town

Insane. Peter Walsh clearly remembers the reaction when he told others he planned to open a restaurant and pub in Washington Heights...
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Community News 11.11.15
Noticias comunitarias 11.11.15

Visit El Museo Del Barrio now through Dec. 31st for its Puerto Rican printmaking workshops and exhibitions. The collections are rich in...
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Summit of the spirits
Cumbre de bebidas alcohólicas

El estado quiere estar a cargo. El gobernador Andrew Cuomo ha anunciado la primera reunión de un nuevo grupo de trabajo que se centrará...
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UC Recap- November 2 – November 7

The 2nd Annual Quisqueya Heights Symposium is going down at the venerable United Palace on Saturday, November 14th from 3 pm to 6pm. Aptly titled Like A Boss: Talking Shop With Young Latino Entrepreneurs, the event will hone in on young Uptown entrepreneurs...

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