A new “Alto” spin on a well-traveled classic

The chacabana is a well-traveled shirt with unknown origins. It has gone as far as Africa where teachers from Cuban popularized them. Where...

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The First Young Urban Moms Conference is Coming
Conferencia para Madres Jóvenes Urbanas se acerca

Did you know, that in 2010, the mean age of a first-time mom in the U.S. was 25, and that teenage mothers are the largest age group in the...
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WHEELS in motion for college readiness
WHEELS en movimiento para la preparación para la Universidad

Earlier this summer, a banker and a high school student formed an unlikely duo. James Covington, Manhattan Market President of...
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Unity Maps offer vision of new district lines
Mapas unificados ofrecen visión de nuevas líneas distritales

Un nuevo grupo de mapas propuestos por el Concejo de Distritos de la ciudad consolidaría el poder político del Norte de Manhattan. Los mapas...
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Hudson View Gardens Arts Group seeks entries for show
El Grupo de Artes Hudson View Gardens busca participaciones para espectáculo

The Hudson View Gardens Arts Group is calling for artists and craftspeople in northern Manhattan  (north of 125th Street) and in the Bronx to submit...
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Time for School:  Make sure you’re ready
El regreso a la escuela: Asegúrese estar preparado

Al comenzar la escuela hay documentos que padres deben llevar a la escuela y materiales que necesitan para sus hijos. Está es una breve lista para empezar...
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Word Up Books closes, temporarily
Word Up Books cierra sus puertas – por ahora

Last Friday, Word Up Books closed its Broadway and 175th St. location for good.  Veronica Liu, the store’s founder, says they still negotiating...
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Community protests city’s plan for depot over housing
Comunidad protesta plan de la ciudad para la calle 172 y avenida Amsterdam

La población en los refugios para la gente sin hogar ha aumentado en un 17 por ciento desde el verano pasado. Se abrieron nueve refugios nuevos...
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A new direction at the Sharp Boathouse
Un nuevo giro en Sharp Boathouse

Long-term residents of Inwood remember Swindler Cove on the Harlem River as a mass grave for unwanted cars. The Cove underwent a transformation...
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Mount Sinai’s Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, serves as model for Dr. Ruster on Barrio Sésamo

There’s a new doctor in town. Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, Director of Mount Sinai Heart, is the inspiration for a Muppet doctor on  Barrio Sésamo...

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The Race for New York County Surrogate Court Judge

Come Thurs., Sept., 13th, primary elections will be held for, among other offices, the Surrogate Court judgeship in New York County. Surrogate Court...

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Family Fitness: The family that plays together, stays together
Buen Estado Físico Familiar: La familia que juega unida, permanece unida

Durante mucho tiempo me he enfocado en mantener a los padres a salvo y con buena salud para criar a sus hijos. Y al tiempo que eso continua...
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