UC Recap – August 3rd – August 8th

We have a VP, thank God almighty, we have a VP. Kamala Harris is once again making history. When she was chosen as Biden’s VP pick, she became the first Black woman on a major ticket ever. Activist Shaun King referred to her as the most progressive VP nominee in American history.

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Elevators reopen at 181st Street subway station
Reabren los ascensores en la estación de metro de la calle 181

Los ascensores recientemente reconstruidos en la estación de la calle 181 del tren A ya están en funcionamiento. El lunes, la Autoridad Metropolitana de Tránsito (MTA, por sus siglas en inglés)...
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A streaming celebration
Una celebración en línea

The world’s longest week is coming to a screen near you. The annual Harlem Week Festival won’t be stopped by the coronavirus, but it will take on a very different look this year.
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Barbot resigns as Health Commissioner
Barbot renuncia como comisionada de Salud

Esta doctora está fuera. La Dra. Oxiris Barbot, la primera latina en servir como comisionada de Salud de la ciudad, renunció el martes 4 de agosto. El alcalde Bill de Blasio...
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Firearms group “fraught with fraud”
“Plagado de fraude”

Eight trips to the Bahamas, hair and makeup, private jet jaunts. Those were among the personal expenses that were illegally bankrolled using non-profit funds by senior leadership...
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Minding Main Street
Cuidando la calle principal

La crisis continúa. Entre el 1 de marzo y el 10 de julio, más de 2,800 de los pequeños negocios de la ciudad han cerrado permanentemente, incluidos al menos...
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Count Down
Cuenta regresiva

31 days less. The U.S. Census Bureau has announced that it is set to end all counting efforts for the 2020 Census by the end of September...
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UC Recap – July 27th – August 1st

Listen, I get it. “Already living in a dictatorship” sounds harsh. Needlessly alarmist. Overblown even. But if I may. We are living through an out-of-control pandemic with a near depression walloping the economy and we have a senile and racist mad man in the White House.

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Advocates plan to appeal Inwood rezoning decision
Se planea apelar la decisión de rezonificación de Inwood

On Thursday morning, community stakeholders announced they would file a motion to appeal a recent decision by the New York State Supreme Court to uphold the Inwood rezoning...
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Revel suspends city service
Revel suspende el servicio

No más Revel. El popular equipo de ciclomotores eléctricos Revel ha cerrado temporalmente su servicio de alquiler en la ciudad de Nueva York...
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Reassessing real estate
Reevaluación de bienes inmuebles

Two years’ time. New York City’s commercial and residential real estate took a big hit in the first half of 2020, but analysts expect the market to rebound within two years.
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A forgotten farm 
Una granja olvidada 

Audubon en alto. El nombre de ‘Audubon Park’ podría no ser familiar para muchos neoyorquinos, pero el residente del norte de Manhattan Matthew Spady...
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