UC Recap – August 26 – August 31

You can tell by the slight nip in the air that autumn is right around the corner. Make sure you hit up all of the awesome green spaces that Uptown has to offer to truly enjoy the changing of the seasons. While you are there, make sure you snap some pics and use the hashtag #UptownCollective to be featured on our social media.

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Community News 09.04.19
Noticias comunitarias 09.04.19

The Schomburg Center presents the fourth annual “First Fridays: Labor Day ‘Carnival’ Edition” on Fri., Sept. 6th at 6:00 p.m.
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Pumping with Purpose
Poder y Propósito

These ladies don't lunch - they lift. The Iron Maidens Raw Open, an all-female powerlifting competition, will be held on September 7.
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“I don’t know what I would have done”
“No sé qué habría hecho”

Hace más de una década, Blanca Palomeque estaba luchando contra el cáncer. Específicamente, cáncer de ovario, que, aunque no es común, es peligroso.
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Gains in public school test scores: DOE report
Aumento en puntajes de exámenes: informe del DOE

It’s a bit of a bump. The city’s public school students experienced gains on state English and math exams in 2019, as announced by Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza.
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Overdose deaths rate at eight-year low: report
Tasa de muertes por sobredosis en el mínimo de ocho años: informe

De acuerdo con el Departamento de Salud de la ciudad, la cantidad de muertes por sobredosis de drogas en la ciudad de Nueva York disminuyó en 2018 por primera vez en ocho años. Después de siete años consecutivos de muertes por sobredosis...
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No New Yorker should be exploited
Ningún neoyorquino debería ser explotado

Dear New Yorker, As many of you may know, my office enforces state and local prevailing wage laws. That means that if you have done construction work on a New York City...
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UC Recap –  August 19 – August 24

Get ready to be transported to the Middle Ages! The 35th Annual Medieval Festival returns to Fort Tryon Park on Sunday, September 29, 2019 from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. The already majestic Fort Tryon Park is magically...

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Community News  08.28.17
Noticias comunitarias 08.28.17

Exhibition curator Neil Scherer will lead a one-hour specialized tour of the exhibition, “Home Plate,” which features iconic moments from the Polo Grounds stadium.
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Hailing Hartman
Canto de Hartman

His first solo album was Songs from the Heart in 1955. And now there will also be songs from the plaza in his name. Renowned jazz singer Johnny Hartman...
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In Living Color
En vivo y a todo color

Estas paredes hablan. El Salón de la Fama del Grafiti (GHOF, por sus siglas en inglés) comenzó en la sección El Barrio de East Harlem, en un parque infantil en la esquina de la calle 106 y Park Avenue.
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The Benefits of Boredom
Los beneficios del aburrimiento

We have been told that we are failing as parents if our kids are bored. The result is that summer vacation and family holidays are now filled with camp, extra tutoring...
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