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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.Read More »
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.Read More »
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...Read More »
Raising a Runner (or a Swimmer, or a Kicker, etc.)
Criando a un corredor (o un nadador o un pateador, etc.)
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.Read More »
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.Read More »
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...Read More »
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.Read More »
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital will offer free melanoma/skin cancer screenings at three locations as part of the 2013 Annual Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Screening initiative sponsored by the American Academy of Dermatology. The screenings are being offered as walk-in’s only; no appointments are being taken.Read More »
The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA) and the New York Restoration Project (NYRP) are accepting submissions for the Ephemeral Arts Project, a series of temporary art installations to be on display during June 2013. As part of NoMAA’s 10th Anniversary Uptown Arts Stroll, NYRP will host...Read More »
An event planner scarcely needs reason for celebration. Any excuse will do – and spring offers abundant motivation. On Sat., Apr. 20th, event planners who routinely execute weddings, parties, quinceañeras and more got together to plan something a little different: “Let’s Bloom,” a free...Read More »
I have a confession to make. Please don’t judge me. I have a thing for the Pumpkin House, which in my opinion is one of the most unique properties in all of New York City And when I say I have a “thing” for the Pumpkin House, I mean I have an unhealthy obsession with the oddly shaped edifice.Read More »
The lure of piñatas has long been the treasures hidden within. The new Piñata in town, however, saves you the trouble of having to smash anything to enjoy the treats. La Piñata Mexican Grill has become the latest installment to claim a culinary stake on corner of Broadway at 207th Street...Read More »
El Día del Inocente no fue uno de risas para muchos residentes locales que se dieron cita este pasado lunes, 1 de abril el oeste de la Calle 181. WE ACT por Justicia Ambiental, un grupo ambiental con sede en el Norte ...
Algunos de los estudiantes universitarios más brillantes de la nación enseñan ciencias en las escuelas públicas de Washington Heights de forma gratuita. Cada semana, estudiantes de la Universidad Yeshiva...
Rodney Cooper, a radiology student at Harlem Hospital Center, struggled to contain his emotions as he stood in front of a packed auditorium at Columbia University Medical Center and accepted a scholarship to assist his healthcare career...
Before the Uptown Arts Stroll approached its 10th Anniversary in June, the decision had to be made. Which of the posters would soon come to stand as the defining artwork for this year’s community celebration of art and artists?Read More »
Spring is here, La Marina has re-opened and life is good. I had the pleasure of attending the kick-off event for the Business Improvement District’s Explora marketing campaign at La Marina on Monday, April 1st...Read More »
La alianza de las artes del norte de Manhattan presenta su décimo paseo anual de las artes este mes de junio, una celebración de un mes de la comunidad de las artes visuales y escénicas de Washington Heights e Inwood...
Come - y Explora. Like every enclave throughout the city, northern Manhattan is a place full of favorites. Everyone has their own preferred park, bakery and lounge. And this past Mon., Apr. 2nd...Read More »
There is a new act on Broadway. Royal Drugs opened its doors at 5030 Broadway at the Inwood Center less than a month ago. Passerby may have noticed that Royal Drugs boasts the same size footprint as a large national drugstore chain, with similar merchandise and backlit lights...Read More »
A 2011 survey done by Monitoring the Future, an organization that studies teen behaviors, reported that nationwide, 70 percent of 12th graders had tried alcohol, and 40 percent of 12th grader responders admitted to having drunk...
The WHIN By Any Means celebration of the sacred feminine, known as Her-Story, went down on March 28th at Negro Claro (3805 10th Ave) and was a rousing success. Once again, the venue was packed to capacity and the attendees were treated to a plethora of amazing acts. We posted Q&A’s...Read More »