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Pastor Jack bids farewell
El Pastor Jack se despide

This past Sun., Apr. 28th was a sad day as members of the United Palace Cathedral (UPC) bid Pastor Jack Bomar farewell. Pastor Jack, as he is known to all...
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Oh, skrap!

At a street fair at IS 52, students found a new artistic medium. Trash.The fair was organized as part of the Earth Day celebration...
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A Call-In to drive change

Haciendo un llamado para el cambio

Ana García-Reyes normalmente es vista merodeando el Colegio Comunal Hostos, donde trabaja como Directora de Programas Internacionales...
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Springing into health and happiness

An event planner scarcely needs reason for celebration. Any excuse will do – and spring offers abundant motivation. On Sat., Apr. 20th, event planners who routinely execute weddings, parties, quinceañeras and more got together to plan something a little different: “Let’s Bloom,” a free...

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The Uptown Collective- The recap 4-22 to 4-27

I have a confession to make. Please don’t judge me. I have a thing for the Pumpkin House, which in my opinion is one of the most unique properties in all of New York City And when I say I have a “thing” for the Pumpkin House, I mean I have an unhealthy obsession with the oddly shaped edifice.

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Teaching Your Kids About Money

Enseñando a su niños sobre el dinero

La temporada de impuestos puede que haya terminado, pero el sentido de los dólares y los centavos es importante durante todo el año para todos en la familia.
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Community News 05.01.13

The New York Police Department’s (NYPD) Community Affairs Bureau is hosting a program called "Cops and Teens Click Together," which teaches...
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Dreaming big uptown
Grandes sueños en el Norte

Residentes y simpatizantes del norte de la ciudad llenaron el auditorio cavernous Lamport en la Universidad Yeshiva, el pasado domingo 21...
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Gore + guts = glory
Sangre + tripas = gloria

Dracula was one of Moose Hall Theatre Company’s most popular shows. It was also the bloodiest. Stage blood is simply red food coloring ...
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Green with progress

Earth Day isn’t just about tree-hugging. It is also about books, iPads, and even theater. At the Go Green Earth Day celebration at the...

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New rules on bicycle deliveries
Nuevas normas sobre las entregas en bicicleta

En un foro celebrado en La Marina el jueves 18 de abril, los dueños de negocios locales y sus empleados aprendieron sobre las enmiendas...
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Giving to save
Donando para salvar

After the Boston Marathon bombings on Mon., Apr. 15th, there were reports of marathoners who sprinted to the nearest blood donation center...
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La Piñata: A Treat of Taste

The lure of piñatas has long been the treasures hidden within. The new Piñata in town, however, saves you the trouble of having to smash anything to enjoy the treats. La Piñata Mexican Grill has become the latest installment to claim a culinary stake on corner of Broadway at 207th Street...

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The man with the 30-year plan

El hombre con el plan de 30 años

Este próximo domingo, 21 de abril, el concejal Ydanis Rodríguez ofrecerá un discurso del estado del Norte de Manhattan a las 2:30 pm en la Universidad...
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No joke
Tomándonos el Pelo

El Día del Inocente no fue uno de risas para muchos residentes locales que se dieron cita este pasado lunes, 1 de abril el oeste de la Calle 181. WE ACT por Justicia Ambiental, un grupo ambiental con sede en el Norte ...
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START! makes strides
START logra grandes avances

Algunos de los estudiantes universitarios más brillantes de la nación enseñan ciencias en las escuelas públicas de Washington Heights de forma gratuita. Cada semana, estudiantes de la Universidad Yeshiva...
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A legacy honored in helping students create their own
Honrando un legado de ayuda a estudiantes

Rodney Cooper, a radiology student at Harlem Hospital Center, struggled to contain his emotions as he stood in front of a packed auditorium at Columbia University Medical Center and accepted a scholarship to assist his healthcare career...
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Summer Camp (On the Cheap)
Campamentos de verano (lo más barato)

One of the biggest challenges faced by parents comes around this time of year. Summer camp brochures, flyers and e-mail blasts fill up our mailboxes and inboxes...
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And the winner is…

Before the Uptown Arts Stroll approached its 10th Anniversary in June, the decision had to be made. Which of the posters would soon come to stand as the defining artwork for this year’s community celebration of art and artists?

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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 4-1 to 4-6

Spring is here, La Marina has re-opened and life is good. I had the pleasure of attending the kick-off event for the Business Improvement District’s Explora marketing campaign at La Marina on Monday, April 1st...

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Community News 04.10.13
Noticias Comunitarias 04.10.13

La alianza de las artes del norte de Manhattan presenta su décimo paseo anual de las artes este mes de junio, una celebración de un mes de la comunidad de las artes visuales y escénicas de Washington Heights e Inwood...
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Play ball!
¡A jugar pelota!

Mucho antes del Día de la Recordación, la llegada de otro perenne, los desfiles de las Pequeñas Ligas, anuncian el comienzo del verano para muchos....
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Women in Action
Mujeres en acción

“Women have always been in action.” So said George Hulse, the Vice President of External Affairs at Healthfirst. On Wed., Mar. 20th...
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Explora kicks off

Come - y Explora. Like every enclave throughout the city, northern Manhattan is a place full of favorites. Everyone has their own preferred park, bakery and lounge. And this past Mon., Apr. 2nd...

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A campaign continues
Continúa la campaña

20 years ago, the Campaign for Fiscal Equity (CFE) began in Northern Manhattan. The core mission of the CFE, as explained by advocates, has been...
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A Royal welcome

There is a new act on Broadway. Royal Drugs opened its doors at 5030 Broadway at the Inwood Center less than a month ago. Passerby may have noticed that Royal Drugs boasts the same size footprint as a large national drugstore chain, with similar merchandise and backlit lights...

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Girl on Fire
Chica en Fuego

Con Edison researcher, and Washington Heights resident, Anastasia O’Malley was recently recognized with a prestigious industry award for her work on a project to....
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Go Green
Sea ecológico

April's celebration of Earth Day offers an opportunity for families to focus on conservation, and on ways that everyone together can learn to save energy ...
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Knowing your tests
Conozca los exámenes

Para los estudiantes en Nueva York que han sido identificados como necesitando aprender inglés, English Language Learners [ELL], hay dos....
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Making the case at Court Deli
El caso del Court Deli

There are a number of courtrooms in the South Bronx. Some are made available for civil litigation; others are used to determine questions of criminality.
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Smart Play: Recess Gets Enhanced

Juego divertido: Se realza el receso

“Dele a un niño la opción de elegir entre leer un libro y jugar, y elegirá jugar”, dijo Wanda Soto, principal de PS5 en la Décima Avenida y Dyckman ...
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UNIDOS against underage drinking

UNIDOS contra menores bebiendo alcohol

A 2011 survey done by Monitoring the Future, an organization that studies teen behaviors, reported that nationwide, 70 percent of 12th graders had tried alcohol, and 40 percent of 12th grader responders admitted to having drunk...
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The Uptown Collective- The recap 3-25 to 3-30

The WHIN By Any Means celebration of the sacred feminine, known as Her-Story, went down on March 28th at Negro Claro (3805 10th Ave) and was a rousing success. Once again, the venue was packed to capacity and the attendees were treated to a plethora of amazing acts. We posted Q&A’s...

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Community News 04.03.13

Noticias de la comunidad 04.03.13

No-cost digital mammograms and clinical breast exams will be offered by the Mobile Care Clinic van to women age 40 and older on Sat., Apr. 6th from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on West...
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Making it official
Haciéndolo oficial

Los afiches están aquí. La Alianza de Artes del Norte de Manhattan (NoMAA) celebrará el Paseo de las Artes del Alto Manhattan 2013, un festival anual de arte y cultura durante el mes de junio, y todos fueron invitados...
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Going GaGa on Good Friday
Viernes santo estilo GaGa

“Good Friday is a very powerful day. Extremely powerful.” Spoken not by a devout Catholic in quiet repose, the words were instead said by Ifagbemi...
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Carrot Top reopens
Reabre Carrot Top

El favorito del vecindario Carrot Top en Inwood reabrió luego de una larga semana. Carrot Top fue cerrado por el Departamento de Salud...
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Big city, dark skies

Amateur astronomer Jason Kendall says Inwood Hill Park is one of the darkest and best places to see stars in all of New York City. But he believes that velvety darkness could soon be spoiled by light pollution. LG Electronics is poised to build a 143-foot-tall glass office park...

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Disappearing acts on Broadway
Truco de desaparición en Broadway

Of late, swaths of Broadway throughout northern Manhattan have been particularly busy – with businesses that come and go.
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Kicking butts, saving lives
Pateando colillas, salvando vidas

Los jóvenes de la ciudad de Nueva York están listos para patear colillas. Y desean que todos se unan a la lucha. Este pasado miércoles, 20 de marzo ...
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The Kids Are Out – Now What?
Los Chicos Están Fuera—Y Ahora Que?

Seguro, los chicos están disfrutando de su Receso de Primavera. Y porque no habrían de hacerlo? Es una semana y media fuera de la escuela.
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A Model Session
Una sesión modelo

In a special weekend session, the State Senate voted on Sat., Mar. 23rd to increase the minimum wage in New York State to $9 per hour. Sen. Gustavo...
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¡Basta!: Revealing an unacceptable bias

¡Basta!: Revelando un sesgo inaceptable

As members of the Board of Directors of the Puerto Rican Bar Association, the oldest ethnic bar association in New York State, established in 1957...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 03-18 to 03-23

Pulitzer Prize winning Author, Junot Diaz, was in the neighborhood recently to spread a little literary love. Junot Diaz teamed up with the office of...

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Calling for an end to gun violence

Tony Bennett might be better known for his 17 Grammy Awards than he is for his time in 1944 spent fighting in the Battle of the Bulge—the largest ...

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Sosúa and Sidransky
Sosúa y Sidransky

Alan Sidransky ha sido un sinnúmero de cosas – chef, banquero, entrenador personal, asesor – pero el nativo de Washington Heights finalmente puede ...
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A good read, a good deed
Una buena lectura, una buena acción

Junot Díaz went to the doctor’s office this past week. Over 200 people followed. The Pulitzer Prize winner had not come down with the flu, or the dreaded...
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Protest by the keystroke
Protesta por la pulsación de teclas

Dissident Cuban blogger Yoani María Sánchez Cordero is hoping for a tribute to democracy in her native country. What she envisions isn’t an obelisk...
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A century of valor
Un siglo de valor

100 years ago in northern Manhattan, the area was mostly farmland. Walrus mustaches were all the rage. And the fire trucks were horse-drawn. The Engine 93...
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By the book, a fairy alights
Por el libro, un hada se posa

Más de mil libros infantiles necesitan un buen hogar. Durante más de un año, los libros han vivido en el departamento de Judith Amaro antes...
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