Cut above COVID
Superior a la COVID

Gate up, knives out. When Bob Tortorello pulled up the metal security gate on Broadyke Meat Market & Deli a few weeks ago, it felt like a triumph. The day, May 19, marked the reopening of the store...
En-espanol

Read More »

UC Recap – May 25th – May 30th

I am writing this on the day, June 1, 2020 that Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a curfew for New York City, which will begin later tonight at 11 pm. After two nights of unrest and skirmishes between police and protesters this fateful decision has been made. The number of NYPD officers will be doubled from 4,000 to 8,000.

Read More »

Rep. Espaillat unveils legislative plan to end police brutality
Espaillat revela un plan legislativo para poner fin a la brutalidad policial

Congressman Adriano Espaillat has released a 10-point plan and specific legislative proposals designed to end police brutality and the targeting of African Americans and Latinos by law enforcement.
En-espanol

Read More »

Precious, Always
Valiosas, siempre

Tristeza. Miedo. Dudas de uno mismo. Estas emociones pueden sentirse como compañeros constantes, especialmente en tiempos de crisis.
In-English

Read More »

Center on Sleep
Centrarse en el sueño

Some of us are waking up early; some of us have lost track of bedtime. And many of us are having really intense dreams. It's natural that sleep patterns have been disrupted by COVID-19, but it's also really important that we pay attention...
En-espanol

Read More »

Elegy for a Friend
Elegía para un amigo

Cuando Coogan's abrió sus puertas en 1985, su primer cliente, o tal vez el segundo, entró, echó un vistazo y nunca se fue. Sus mesas de madera sin pretensiones y el papel tapiz de fotografías de políticos, policías, actores y vecinos del vecindario...
In-English

Read More »

Seamless with the Census
Seamless y el Censo

Fill out the form- and your appetite. To motivate the 50% of all city residents who have yet to respond to the U.S. Census, a new partnership between NYC Census 2020...
En-espanol

Read More »

Spike in bias, hate crimes during pandemic 
Aumento de crímenes de odio y prejuicio durante la pandemia 

La ciudad de Nueva York ha visto un aumento en los incidentes de odio y prejuicio durante la pandemia de COVID-19. En los últimos tres meses y medio, la Comisión de Derechos Humanos de la ciudad...
In-English

Read More »

Plans and Prayers
Planes y oraciones

The Archdiocese of New York has convened a panel of experts to create a plan for safely reopening Catholic schools after COVID-19.It’s a “blue-ribbon” rite. Known as the Catholic Schools Reopening Advisory Council...
En-espanol

Read More »

A Better-For-You BBQ
Una mejor parrillada para usted

Buenas noticias, fanáticos de las parrilladas. Más tiempo en casa le ofrece la oportunidad de preparar y cocinar platos mas saludables. Hacer mejores parrilladas....
In-English

Read More »

Squirm a Bit
Retorcerse un poco

Amidst the unprecedented pandemic of our day, academic commencements large and small have been taking place, virtually. Most people get antsy about 3 minutes into a commencement ceremony, usually before the invocation is complete.
En-espanol

Read More »

UC Recap – May 18th – May 23rd

It has been a little over 2 months and some days since Governor Andrew Cuomo issued Executive Order 202.3 which basically put the entire state of New York on lockdown. Executive Order 202, issued a few days earlier in March, had declared a State disaster emergency for the entire State of New York. Executive Order 202.3 went further and essentially shut down the entire state.

Read More »