Passion in the Paint
Pasión en la pintura

Washington Heights has a new way to say thank you to the ever-so necessary first responders. A new mural at 2244 Amsterdam Avenue popped up almost overnight. Created by local artist DISTER Rondon, the bright multi-colored artwork...
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A world “ever-changing”
Un mundo “siempre cambiante”

Robocalls. Testing sites. Resource guides. Top city officials held a media briefing on Tues., Apr. 21st to discuss the ways the city is engaging immigrant communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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A new word world
Parranda de palabras

Un permiso de residencia era el objetivo. La autora Melissa Rivero convirtió una historia de la llegada de su madre a los Estados Unidos como inmigrante indocumentada en su última novela, The Affairs of the Falcóns.
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Stirrings of a Strike
Inicios de una huelga

The clock is ticking. Like many New Yorkers, Fausto Pérez is having trouble paying rent since the coronavirus pandemic started. Though Governor Andrew Cuomo has put a 90-day moratorium on tenant evictions...
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Transit Talk
Charla de tránsito

Frente a una caída del 90 por ciento en la cantidad de pasajeros debido al coronavirus, la MTA solicita $3.9 mil millones de dólares en ayuda del gobierno federal para compensar las pérdidas masivas de operación causadas por la pandemia.
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The Other Crisis
La Otra Crisis

In the grip of the coronavirus, frightened and distracted, we have taken our eyes off a crisis that is far more serious in terms of its long-term impacts: the “existential crisis” of climate change. COVID should not be an excuse or cover for the weakening of...
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Program of Promise
Programa de promesa

El COVID-19 representa una tragedia trascendental que dejará mucho trauma y dolor. La construcción de la comunidad será una parte esencial del proceso de reconstrucción social que debe llevarse a cabo después de que obtengamos el control de la situación.
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UC Recap – April 13th – April 18th

It does not get more Washington Heights than Coogan’s. More than just a bar, Coogan’s was a haven for this diverse, vibrant and hardworking community for over 35 years. It was an Irish bar that was also Dominican, Black, Jewish, Mexican and so forth. It was the Uptown version of Cheers.

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We didn’t know
No lo sabíamos

We didn't know it'd be the last day. Manhattan Times' photographer Cristobal Vivar headed to Coogan's on no less a festive day for the famed Irish pub than St. Patrick's Day - March 17.
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Slice Slinging
Pizzas de poder

As healthcare workers and first responders continue to serve during the coronavirus pandemic, Niall Henry and Shean Carbin are working to keep them well fed, one slice at a time…
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Coogan’s Closes
Coogan’s cierra

Coogan's está oficialmente cerrado a los negocios. La casa pública de Washington Heights cerró temporalmente sus puertas el 17 de marzo. Los propietarios anunciaron el lunes 20 de abril que el cierre es permanente.
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“They kept the air conditioning cranked up”
“Mantuvieron el aire acondicionado encendido”

Until recently the number of deaths from COVID-19 were reported by hospitals. But that doesn’t tell the whole story. Nursing homes and assisted living facilities have also seen a fair amount of deaths in recent weeks.
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