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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 4-14 to 4-19

First of all, congrats to our very own Emmanuel “Dj Boy” Abreu for surpassing his Indiegogo pledge goal of $5,500. He ended up raising $6,300 to prepare and gear up for his participation in the prestigious 360 XOCHI QUETZAL artist residency in Mexico. That is a terrific accomplishment...

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Give ‘em a hand
Dénles una mano

Era un elenco de personajes improbables. A un lado había un trío de hombres pícaros de aspecto desaliñado de pie junto...
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A life dedicated to literacy
Una vida dedicada a la alfabetización

Ramón González developed his love for books at an early age. Starting at about six years old, he seemed to always have had a book...
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Tempest among the trees
La Tempestad entre los árboles

Inwood Hill Park is a perfect setting for one of Shakespeare’s most magical plays. Moose Hall Theatre Company’s stage...
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Going for the Gefilte
Vamos por el gefilte

Cuando Jeffrey Yoskowitz decidió producir y vender pescado Gefilte fresco, un aperitivo tradicional para judios Ashkanazi, él...
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Insight Comics

In 2011, David Robles was training for his next MMA match when he started to feel fatigue. He went to the doctor and what he...
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Too high a cost
Un costo demasiado alto

Él estaba en el ataque. El contralor del estado Thomas DiNapoli realizó una visita al Centro de Excelencia de Asma...
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HOPE comes to Harlem
‘HOPE’ llega a Harlem

When John Hope Bryant was a kid growing up in Los Angeles, his first business venture was selling candy from his house. He...
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Keeper of the Dream Award

The National Action Network (NAN), the influential nonprofit civil rights group founded by Reverend Al Sharpton in 1991, honored AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) President Michael Weinstein with one of its Keepers of the Dream Awards at a gala ceremony this past...

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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 4-7 to 4-12

It’s crunch time folks! You only have until April 18th to donate to the Indiegogo campaign of Uptown’s very own Emmanuel “Dj Boy” Abreu. So if you haven’t hit the Contribute Now button yet, please do so right now. So here is the deal. Dj Boy was chosen to take part in the...

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A Failing Grade
Una mala nota

En educación artística, nuestra Ciudad no está sacando buenas calificaciones. Mi oficina acaba de publicar un revelador...
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Face-off in first debate
El primer enfrentamiento

It was their first date. The Democratic candidates for the 13th Congressional District met this past Thurs., Apr. 10th before a packed...
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