Rebounding and reading
Rebotando y leyendo

The Little Engine That Could es el libro infantil favorito de Felipe López. "Es motivador", explicó el jugador retirado de...
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Kicking Butts
Para combatir el tabaquismo

Local youths from the YM and YWHA (the Y) of Washington Heights and Inwood say they have seen enough marketing from...
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Good reads
Buenas lecturas

¿Siempre ha querido tener al mentor perfecto para ayudarle a tomar las decisiones correctas con respecto a su...
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No scalpels, just smiles
Sin bisturís, sólo sonrisas

¿Buscando una cirugía estética del abdomen? Omita la operación y evite ese hospital más cercano a Gun Hill Road. Mejor, vaya...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 3-17 to 3-22

Did you know that Washington Heights boasts a palace? Yes, an actual palace. Indeed, the United Palace, on 175th and Broadway, is the people’s palace. Built in 1929 by noted theatre architect Thomas Lamb, the United Palace is the only true Movie Palace that still...

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Explosion rocks East Harlem

A large gas explosion destroyed two East Harlem apartment buildings early Wed., Mar. 12th, killing eight and injuring nearly 60 others. Among those killed were Carmen Tanco, 67; Griselda Camacho, 44; George Amadeo, 44; Andreas Panagopoulos, 43; Mayumi Nakamura, 34; Alexis (Jordy) Salas, 22...

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A dream deferred?
¿Un sueño diferido?

A pesar de la abundancia de tréboles de cuatro hojas, el pasado día de San Patricio no fue una fiesta feliz para miles de estudiantes indocumentados.
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“She was four, but she made a difference”
“Tenía cuatro años pero hizo una diferencia”

This past March 10th would have been Ariel Russo’s fifth birthday. Her mother Sofia Russo knows precisely how that celebration would have gone...
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Moving forward
Avanzando

Los miembros del Sindicato de Trabajadores de Transporte Local 100 (TWU por sus siglas en inglés) se reunieron el pasado viernes 14 de marzo para...
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Hacking for health
“Hackeando” por la salud

Ready. Set. Code. After 36 nearly non-stop hours of coding, developer Hannah Oppenheimer is one step closer to making a long-held dream come true.
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Say hello to Oscar
Salude a Oscar

Pain-inducing. Kevin Nazemi, a former Microsoft developer, once expressed those sentiments about dealing with health insurance that many...
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Ed101: Battles lines drawn anew

Ed101: Las líneas de batalla se dibujan nuevamente

It seems now to be a tale of two schools. The debate on charter and district schools has reached a fever pitch, particularly in...
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The Head Cases
Casos de ‘Head’

Bago está de vuelta. La estrella del video de parodia ‘Pan con Queso’ acaba de lanzar una serie en la web de seis partes. ‘Studio Heads’ es un...
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“His strength will live on”
“Su fuerza perdurará”

Friends and family members of Sergeant Jose Enrique “Ricky” Ulloa gathered alongside residents on 177th Street and Audubon...
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One mile at a time
Una milla a la vez

Ha pasado más de un año desde los tiroteos en la escuela primaria Sandy Hook en Newtown, Connecticut, en los que...
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Gana Galindo

Perhaps you’ve never seen a cello pushing a violin in a stroller, or a canvas walking a palette on a leash. One look at Felipe Galindo’s...
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Keen craft and care
Artesanía entusiasta y cuidadosa

Vitral hecho de papel. Palillos con personalidad. Un hombre sosteniendo su rostro agobiado. La obra en la exhibición actual...
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Where there’s smoke…

Step up for a stogie, ladies. Ariel Ferreira and Michael Díaz will together host No Distractions, a women-only networking event this Thursday night at Papa Juan’s Cigar Room. They say they understand that some might view the idea skeptically. “We get that question all the time, ‘Two guys hosting the event?’ But people are taking it seriously,” said Ferreira...

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Shape up
Póngase en forma

A menudo, la gente se acerca a mí y me preguntan de como mantenerse en forma. Es hora de decirles a todos un pequeño secreto. Como...
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Help for the helpers
Ayuda para los que ayudan

A small Inwood homeless shelter will soon shut its doors unless it can come up with more volunteers. Since 1987, the...
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A sweet beacon
Un dulce faro

Twin Donut en Inwood se levanta como un centinela en el cruce de la Calle 218 y Broadway. Por los pasados 18 años, el...
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Wanna blog?
¿Desea bloguear?

When we launched Young Urban Moms (YUM), we knew we wanted to make a difference for young moms on a global...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 3-3 to 3-8

Craft beer enthusiasts rejoice! The Gun Hill Brewing Co. (3227 Laconia Ave. Bronx, N.Y.) is now open for business. The Uptown Collective’s resident beer expert and kick-ass photographer, Emil Baez, was on hand for the soft launch. Stop by and show them some Uptown Love and...

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Doodle 4 Google Scholarship Competition

Students have just two weeks left for submissions in the “Doodle 4 Google” 2014 Scholarship Competition. Artists have a chance to win a $30,000 college scholarship and a $50,000 technology grand for their school, along with having their winning artwork displayed on Google’s homepage logo for millions...

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Health Dept. investigating measles outbreak

Depto. de Salud investigando brote de sarampion

The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene announced today that it has identified 16 cases of measles in the Northern Manhattan and Bronx area.
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“A coalition never seen before”
“Una coalición nunca antes vista”

State Senator Adriano Espaillat has made it official, announcing his candidacy for the 13th Congressional seat of Northern...
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Stained and sacred
Vitrales sagrados

Los vitrales cuentan una historia. Para algunos, es un baile entre el color y la luz. Pero para los visitantes de la última exposición en...
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De El Alto a Jalisco

Come May, a familiar face will be missing uptown. Emmanuel Abreu, better known as DJ Boy, has been an omnipresent creative force...
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Celebrating merengue and merit
Celebrando merengue y mérito

¡Viva la independencia! El pasado jueves 27 de febrero marcó la celebración de la Independencia 170 de la República...
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And the award goes to…

The awards season is not over. While Oscar golden statuettes have been handed out, there are still more honors to come. The Annual Brooke W. Mahoney Award for Outstanding Board Leadership approaches. There are five nominees, and the winner will be announced...

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Runners take the Heights
Corredores toman el alto

El frío invernal no fue rival para los más de 6,000 asistentes el pasado domingo 2 de marzo a la carrera “Washington Heights...
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A sweet beacon

Inwood’s Twin Donut stands as a sentry at the crossroads of 218th Street and Broadway. For the past 18 years, the luncheonette with the large parking lot has served local regulars and itinerant passerby in equal measure. Patrons for the last two decades have known they...

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Juggling ahead
Haciendo Malabares

Sales, clerical tasks, negotiation, writing, and entrepreneurship, to name a few. Mothers have abundant skills we...
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Frederick Douglass Academy and MCU open WFDA

La Academia Frederick Douglass y MCU inauguran WFDA

Staff and students from the Frederick Douglass Academy (FDA), along with representatives from Municipal Credit Union (MCU)...
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Applications for New York City’s Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) Available Now

Las solicitudes para el programa de verano de empleo juvenil (SYEP) disponibles

El comisionado del Departamento de Juventud y Desarrollo Comunitario la ciudad de Nueva York (DYCD por sus siglas en...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 2-24 to 3-1

Spread the good news folks, Uptown Collective stalwart, Art By Dj Boy, is going to Mexico. That’s right, Uptown’s hardest working photographer has been chosen to take part in the prestigious 360 Xochi Quetzal artist residency in Chapala, Mexico. For the entire month of May, Art By...

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From WHEELS to the White House
De WHEELS a la Casa Blanca

Es seguro decir que cuando el Presidente le ofrece un saludo, la gente puede prestar atención. Estiven Rodríguez bien podría...
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“It’s something you don’t get over”
“Es algo de lo que no te recuperas”

There could hardly be a more bittersweet celebration. In honor of Black History Month, local union 1199 SEIU, chose...
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A drive to be counted
Un impulso para ser contado

¿Buscando unos buenos americanos? El último lote probable se pudo encontrar en ARC XVI Fort Washington Inc. Centro de...
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Homecoming for an icon
Bienvenida a un Ícono

There’s not one thing that makes West Side Story one of the greatest movies ever made. But the audience at United Palace on...
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The Definition of Dominican
Ser dominicano

Un fallo judicial dominicano recientemente revocó la ciudadanía de todas las personas nacidas de padres nacidos en el extranjero...
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“Not a typical office building”
“No es un típico edificio de oficinas”

Trouble is brewing on both sides of the Hudson. A towering structure proposed by LG Electronics is getting a lot of push...
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Celebrating Dr. Seuss Day
Celebrando el Día del Dr. Seuss

Theodor Seuss Geisel, más conocido por su seudónimo de Dr. Seuss, fue un escritor, dibujante y poeta extraordinario. Nacido...
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The eternal summer (in a bowl)
El eterno verano (en un tazón)

The forecast is calling for another snow storm. It always is these days. More snow, slush, and ice. You’re likely to...
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Over 32,000 New Yorkers Choose MetroPlus Health Plan

Más de 32,000 neoyorquinos eligen plan de salud MetroPlus

Una de las opciones más populares del mercado entre los residentes de Nueva York atrayendo el 25% de los compradores...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 2-17 to 2-22

The second installment of Sunday Movies at the Palace with Lin-Manuel Miranda featuring the classic film West Side Story took place on February 23rd and it was simply incredible. Not only were the almost 1000 people in attendance treated to a great piece of cinema in...

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Finding Spanish and English Words That Are Closely Related

Encontrando palabras estrechamente relacionadas

El idioma inglés puede parecer muy extraño a los estudiantes de hogares primordialmente de habla hispana. No es fonético. Sus...
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Back to basics
De vuelta a lo básico

Luego de pintar las calles de East Harlem por años, el muralista James De La Vega – parte filósofo, parte artista del graffiti...
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Raising the roof to break through
Levantando todas las voces

It only takes a few minutes to turn an audience member into an activist. That’s the premise of People’s Theatre...
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Telling her story
Contando su historia

La Liga de Broadway Viva Broadway y el United Palace de Artes Culturales en Washington Heights son anfitriones de una...
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