How to Celebrate Dad
Cómo celebrar a papa

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Sounds of Scandinavia
Sonidos de Escandinavia

Sunshine, free music, and a stunning park view. That's what Dorrit Matson envisioned when she helped create the Scandinavian Music Festival ...
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Forget us not
No nos olviden

Frank Costanzo and Monroe Busch – each in their late 80's – walked to the corner of Broadway and Dyckman Street for Memorial Day parade that sets...
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Protest in pixels
Protestas en pixeles

A picture may speak a thousand words. It can pose as many questions. For those visiting the "Art and Protest: Images of the Pursuit of Human ...
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Sanctuary in the cellar
Santuario en el sótano

Typically, the basements within city apartment buildings are not thought of as attractive places.For residents, it's often the site to quickly dump their...
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Pride on parade
Orgullo en el desfile

Cynthia Sinchi stood on tiptoes as she tried to get a glimpse of the floats and marchers on Fifth Avenue at the 56th Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade on Sun.
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Wall collapses on Cabrini
Muro se derrumba en Cabrini

Los residentes del número 81 del Boulevard Cabrini despertaron con una explosión la madrugada del sábado 8 de junio, cuando un muro...
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Es todo griego

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Sparks in the park

King Lear unfolds beneath a leafy green canopy in Inwood Hill Park. This past Wed., Jun. 5th, Moose Hall Theatre Company kicked off its season of...
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Stroll kicks off

Distinguished figures are not strangers to Morris-JumelMansion, the stately white house on Coogan’s Bluff. George Washington stayed there during...
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A sweet send-off
Una dulce encomienda

Luis Puntiel and Gabriela Urie are about to embark on a very important part of their lives. But first, carrot cake. Puntiel and Urie were just days...
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Dezoning plans decried
Denuncian planes de de-zonificación

De-zoning? Not if the members attending the District 5 town hall meeting have anything to say about it. At a spirited town hall meeting...
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Taking a hike – take 9
Haciendo una caminata, ahora por 9 años

Throw together giraffes, paint, children and Spanish visitors on a brilliantly warm day. Sound confusing? Not if you happen to have spent time...
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Celebrate Green Gym Day
Celebre el Día del Gimnasio Verde

We no longer pay attention to the greener pastures all around us that are also our own natural play land and gymnasium.
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No simple answers
Sin respuestas sencillas

If Shakespeare ever created a manual on how to play the parts, no one has ever found it. It’s up to the actors to determine how to create the roles.
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Final curtain call for Sosúa
Llamada final a escena para Sosúa

After four years, the revolutionary Sosúa production will put on its final performance. In 2010, The YM&YWHA of Washington Heights and...
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Being left back
Ser dejado atrás o “colgarse”

With new Department of Education requirements for promoting a child from one grade level to the next, the chances of your child not advancing might be...
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Room to call your own (don’t hold the bacon)

As Christine Fall recently worked on her computer, she sat at a raised wooden table and enjoyed...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 5-20 to 5-25

Ladies and Gentlemen: Drumroll, please… The 10th Anniversary Uptown Arts Stroll kicks off at the venerable

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Bagpipes on Broadway

Memorial Day was marked in Inwood this past Mon., May 27th with a 10:00 a.m. Mass at Good Shepherd Church on Isham Street and Broadway.
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At fourteen, full circle
Círculo completo a los catorce

Early in his theatrical career, Ted Minos worked at the Roundabout Theater. The theater's founder Gene Feist considered producing Shakespeare's King Lear.
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Royalty on the field
Realeza en el campo

"¡Por ahí, en blanco! ¿Lo ves? "Una multitud se había reunido afuera de los campos de béisbol de Harlem RBI, una organización sin fines de lucro que ofrece...
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RAPP against abuse
RAPP: En lucha contra el abuso

For the past three years, the teenagers in the Relationship Abuse Prevention Program (RAPP) have had to fight proposed budget cuts. This year, they are taking up arms yet again to restore $3 million in funding that is slated to be eliminated in Mayor Bloomberg’s 2014 Executive Budget...
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Shopping and superstitions
Compras y supersticiones

Opening night is just two weeks away and Catherine Bruce has a long list of things that need to get done. That list involves a trip to Materials for the Arts...
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75 Things To Do This Summer
75 Cosas Para Hacer Cada Día Durante Este Verano

What’s more exciting is that this summer, New York City kids get to enjoy 75 days of summer vacation. That means lots of exploring and doing...
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EmblemHealth Honors non-profits at Second “Commitment to Care Lecture and Award Series”

EmblemHealth, the largest New York-based health insurer, honored seven nonprofit organizations during the second installment of its...
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Waterway revival in Inwood

Reactivación del canal fluvial en Inwood

La banda sonora viviente del norte puede tener pronto una nueva melodía. Pero no tendrá que buscarla en línea, será mejor que....
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Sharp words and broad swords
Manejo de espada y palabras

Moose Hall Theatre Company’s production of King Lear is cast. And only just a few days after the first read-through, the actors...
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“Papers,” but no ballot
Con papeles, pero sin papeleta

Ellos pagan impuestos, son dueños de comercios, contribuyen a la economía local. Son afectados por decisiones tomadas por oficiales electos...
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Sounding off on school conditions
Quejas sobre las condiciones en las escuelas

El miércoles 8 de mayo, trabajadores de mantenimiento escolar, miembros del Concejo de la Ciudad y defensores...
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Getting loud – on and about Dyckman

Dyckman. For those who visit any one or many of its various restaurants, bars and lounges, it is a prime destination for socializing and revelry. For those who live on or nearby the corridor, and call it home, it can be a little more complicated. This past Thurs., May 9th, a public meeting hosted by Community Board...

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A beacon of hope on Sugar Hill
Un rayo de esperanza en Sugar Hill

En una tarde de primavera sin nubes, un sol radiante brillaba en el cielo azul sobre el techo del lugar del Proyecto Sugar Hill, en la...
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A social cause
Una causa social

“I had an hermana in the room when I gave birth to my first child,” explained Maria Díaz. Having a sister to cheer you on as you make...
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More than make-up

Maritza Aguilar, 26, is a mother of five. A year and a half ago, she was diagnosed with myasthenia gravis, a condition that causes body functioning to slow down. After her diagnosis, Aguilar was told by her doctor that she would have to quit her job as an inspector at a fruit packing plant.

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Where there is smoke, there is Fat Freaky

The smoke signals start early in the morning. The message reads: Meat. Here. Now. The hungry come from Connecticut, upstate New York, Brooklyn, and New Jersey. They all make their way to 237th Street and Bronx Boulevard, otherwise known as Fat Freaky’s corner.

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Community News 5.15.13

Hike Training Session Want to lead a hike for the 9th annual Hike the Heights event taking place on June 1st? All community residents are invited to attend a Hike Leader training session on Sun., May 19th at10:00 a.m. Those interested in helping lead a Hike event should gather then at the meeting...

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Raising a Runner (or a Swimmer, or a Kicker, etc.)
Criando a un corredor (o un nadador o un pateador, etc.)

As summer approaches, we have ever more reason to spend time outdoors and break a sweat. Our children too should be out...
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No Displays or Discounts to Protect Our Youth

Eliminar la Exhibición e Descuentos

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From a fall, rising into her own
De una caída, levantándose sola

Ponce, who had previously worked at a non-profit that provided programming to the city’s homeless population, was injured at work.
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 5-13 to 5-18

It’s on people. The Northern Manhattan Restaurant Week has begun and that means a bunch of great deals at some of your favorite restaurants.

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Return Film to the Palace
Traer de regreso el cine al Palace

Do you want to help return film to the United Palace? If so, come to a community meeting on Mon., May 13th at 7:15 p.m. at the United Palace, 4140 Broadway (enter at Broadway and 175th Street).
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The grown-up graduates
Graduado en grande

Como madre de seis niños, Teresita Rueda ha ido a muchas graduaciones. Pero el sábado, 27 de abril, su hija Ednita Aucancela, asistió a la ceremonia de su madre.
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Just A Dream comes to Cornerstone

Inwood resident Aaron Scott is known as a jazz percussionist who has performed with pianist McCoy Tyner since 1988. He has performed at Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, the Opera House of Vienna, and alongside many jazz greats, including Chick Corea, Dizzy Gillespie and Wynton Marsalis.

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“We’re going to find a cure”
“Vamos a encontrar la cura”

El Dr. Mark G. Fratttini busca drogas que pueden curar el cáncer. Utilizando un proceso de prueba robótico, el Dr. Frattini examinó más de 300,000 compuestos químicos.
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The Fix-It Team
El equipo reparador

When something breaks, most people don’t have the time, tools or talent to fix it. Broken objects are usually tossed or just kept, with a magical hope that someday, someone will be able to fix it.
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Leader of the pack
Líder del grupo

Antes de Don Draper, existió Byron E. Lewis, Sr. Fundador de UniWorld Group (UWG), Lewis creó y dirigió una agencia de publicidad multicultural...
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Brazen for all

A mother might well delight in flowers or chocolates. She might be pleased by a nice piece of jewelry or a leisurely brunch on the occasion that commemorates her role as primary caregiver. She might also be glad for some support – of the frontal kind. If so, local shop Brazen Lingerie is fully stocked, and also boasts a selection of hard-to-find forms, shapes and sizes.

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Classic and sweet
Clásico y dulce

La farmacia local del vecindario está de vuelta con una explosión, un menú y un nombre más dulce, ligeramente diferente: de Farmacia Dichter...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 4-29 to 5-4

April 29 – May 4 Mark your calendars folks, the Eleventh Annual Drums Along The Hudson: A Native American Festival will take place on Sunday, May 19th, 2013 in the urban oasis that is Inwood Hill Park from 11:00 am until 6:00 pm, rain or shine. The festival is a celebration of Native American...

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Mother’s Day – From Fancy to Simple

Día de la Madre – De Lujoso a Simple

Mother’s Day is right around the corner. And it is our special day, YUM’s, ladies, friends! Even if you haven’t felt your best or have been beset by a bit more stress of late, take this day to commemorate everything you, your family and your children have accomplished. Let them shower you with the gifts – and treats – you deserve.

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