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Talking the Bronx 10.30.13
Hablando del Bronx 10.30.13

On Sun., Nov.3rd, Luísa Fernandes, 2009’s “Chopped Chef” Champion, is bringing her culinary creativity to St. Catharine's Academy for the academy’s...
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One Year After Sandy

Standing at the far end of City Island this past Tues., Oct. 29th, elected officials, members of the City Island business community and the owners of Tony’s Pier came together to celebrate its re-opening a year after a fire consumed the entire restaurant during the height of Superstorm Sandy.

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Care, with a brushstroke and a smile

Cuidar con una pincelada y una sonrisa

Cuidar con una pincelada y una sonrisa

6,000 strong. That’s how many volunteers turned out this past Sat., Oct. 19th during the 22nd Annual New York Cares Day, a city-wide day of...
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“We’re the country hospital”
“Somos el hospital del pueblo”

¿Un mandato del cuidado de la salud? Hace veinticinco años atrás. Mientras los giros y las vueltas de la Ley de Cuidado Asequible...
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A Hellfighter, a Jibarito, and a Duke

The Duke of Puerto Rico is coming. While Rafael Hernández was often referred to as “El Jibarito Bohemio,” Bobby Sanabria prefers to call the master composer by another name – “The Duke” – in reference to the artist’s epic range. Hernández, one of the most important composers of Puerto...

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An Alma Achiever
Ganadora del Premio Alma Achiever

Nilka Martell, contribuidora de The Bronx Free Press, fue honrada el pasado miércoles, 9 de octubre por el Departamento de Recreación y Parques...
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Yankees donate to Boca Chica

In a ceremony this past Wed., Oct. 9th, the New York Yankees donated a fire truck and ambulance, along with firefighting and medical equipment, to the city of Boca Chica in the Dominican Republic. The city is home to the Yankees Latin Béisbol Academy. Invited guests included members of...

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Hands on cuisine
A comer con las manos

Por más de un cuarto de siglo, el Restaurante Massawa ha estado ayudando a la gente a comer. Massawa combina las tradiciones culinarias de...
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I Love the Bronx – Goblins at the Lounge

Amo el Bronx – Duendes en el Lounge

Amo el Bronx – Duendes en el Lounge

If you haven’t visited Beso Lounge on 204th Street and Hull Avenue, you’ve been missing out. It is one of those local places where friends come...
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Good Intentions – Filled With Flaws

Buenas intenciones llenas de fallas

Buenas intenciones llenas de fallas

Mientras el Congreso debate la reforma fiscal, algunos en Washington están tratando de ampliar el poder del Servicio de Impuestos Internos...
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Halloween Cheat Sheet
Hoja de trucos de noche de brujas

When it comes to the holidays, Halloween seems to incite the most sense of creativity and spirit from our children – largely because the end result...
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Talking the Bronx 10.23.13

The Brides Against Breast Cancer Nationwide Tour of Gowns is coming to the Bronx on Fri., Nov. 1st and on Sat., Nov. 2nd at Pelham Bay/Split Rock Golf Courses. Brides Against Breast Cancer, an organization that ensures that people impacted by cancer have the resources and information...

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Answers to the Most Common Health Care Reform Questions

Through the open enrollment period, more than 1 million New Yorkers are expected to sign up for health insurance online through NY State of Health...
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Bronx Food Pantries

Food Bank for New York City – Bronx 355 Food Center Dr. Bronx, NY 10474 (718) 991-3069 Caldwell Temple AME Zion Church Soup Kitchen 1288 Reverend James A. Polite Avenue Bronx, NY 10459 (718) 542-2933Narco Freedom 528 Morris Ave., 3rd Fl. Bronx, NY 10451 (718) 993-0490

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Her name was Anjélica
Su nombre era Anjélica

Twenty-two years later, her name is finally known. Baby Hope, a four-year-old whose remains were found in a blue cooler in a park over...
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Spin cycle through and through
Girando hasta la médula

Si usted está tentado a hacer estallar una rueda en el camino o abrirse paso a más de 40 millas sin pausa, hay un tour en camino para usted.
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Taking a bite of the Apple
Dando una mordida a la manzana

Life's greatest achievements can have humble beginnings. Renee Cross, a Branch Manager and Vice President at Apple Bank for Savings, knows...
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Enfocado

El enfoque de la nueva exposición de fotografía de la Universidad de Columbia es la ciudad. Sin embargo, su fotógrafo también se puede...
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Black and colonial in the Bronx

Explorando la historia negra en el Bronx Colonial

Explorando la historia negra en el Bronx Colonial

Lloyd Ultan knows pretty much everything there is to know about the Bronx. The borough's official historian since 1996, he has written numerous...
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Popular at 120
Popular a los 120

La semana pasada marcó el aniversario 120 del Popular Community Bank. El banco, conocido por la mayoría como Banco Popular, fue fundado...
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37th Annual Columbus Day Parade

Several thousand Bronxites gathered along Morris Park Avenue to celebrate Italian heritage during the 37th Annual Bronx Columbus Day Parade, held on Sun., Oct. 13th. Serving as Grand Marshal was actor Chazz Palminteri. In attendance were numerous elected officials and community leaders, including Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz, Jr...

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I Love the Bronx – Trees and Laughs
Amo el Bronx – Árboles y risas

Desde hace varias semanas, New York Restoration Project (NYRP) ha estado regalando árboles. NYRP es una organización sin fines de lucro fundada...
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Stop the Homework Battles
Termine con las batallas por la tarea

Ya sea que su hijo es un estudiante con excelentes calificaciones o si batalla con una materia o dos, parece que todos los padres experimentarán...
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Talking the Bronx 10.16.13

On Sat., Oct. 19th, the Huntington Free Library invites residents to create their own stuffed Halloween ghosts, ghouls, or creatures. Spend the day drawing, gluing, coloring, cutting, and stuffing. Admission to this workshop is free and is opened to the public. Halloween Arts and Crafts with Fran Marino is part of the free series of Third Saturday...

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No words, just print
Sin palabras, todo en impresión

Visitors to the Lehman College Art Gallery’s upcoming show won’t find a common theme. “That’s intentional,” said Susan Hoeltzel, the Gallery's Director.
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Waiting to be watched
Esperando a ser vigilado

El pasado año, NYCHA (Autoridad de Vivienda de la Ciudad de Nueva York) asignó $42 millones para instalar cámaras en 86 complejos habitacionales.
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Boo at the Zoo: Dragons and Dinosaurs

By popular demand, Dinosaur Safari extended through November 3. New komodo dragon exhibit to open at Zoo Center. Safe, family-friendly...
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A grin the whole world wide

Llevando sonrisas a todos los rincones

Llevando sonrisas a todos los rincones

No se permitían ceños fruncidos. El pasado viernes 4 de octubre fue oficialmente el Día Mundial de la Sonrisa. Y uno de los mayores...
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The real deal, on wheels
El verdadero negocio, sobre ruedas

Hop aboard. The South Bronx awaits. Non-profit South Bronx Overall Development Corporation (SoBRO) hosts an annual tour of the South Bronx...
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El Centro celebrates
El Centro celebra

Rosita Romero está en busca de un hada madrina. Un padrino sirve también. Durante el último cuarto de siglo, el Centro de Desarrollo de...
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A rhythm for all

Dozens of music fans turned out for the First Annual International Music Festival held on Sun., Oct. 6th at Pelham Parkway North and Lurting Avenue. The event was hosted in collaboration with the Morris Park Association, State Senator Jeff Klein, Assemblymember Mark Gjonaj and...

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I Love the Bronx – Pelham Bay Park

Amo el Bronx – Parque Pelham Bay

Amo el Bronx – Parque Pelham Bay

No es un secreto que el parque Pelham Bay Park es mi favorito de la ciudad. Tengo recuerdos increíbles infantiles del parque, la playa...
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A Salad to Live For
Una ensalada por la cual vivir

Frutas frescas y vegetales pueden ayudarlo a reforzar su sistema inmunológico y niveles de energía, y las actividades de la temporada pueden...
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Celebrate Babywearing Week

Celebrando La Semana de Cargar al Bebé

Celebrando La Semana de Cargar al Bebé

They say one of the best sensations (if not the best) for a newborn is the up-and-close feel of another warm being, especially her mother...
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Commit to be Fit!
Pongase en Forma

El mes de octubre ha llegado y con él, la décima campaña anual de salud pública “Cuídate Nueva York”. Este año la Corporación de Salud...
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Talking the Bronx 10.09.13

"Orchard Beach: The Bronx Riviera" will premiere at the Bronx Museum of the Arts on Sun., Oct. 13th. The exhibit is a collection of portraits taken by photographer Wayne Lawrence of beach goers in Orchard Beach. Lawrence’s portraits of these summertime regulars are meant to celebrate...

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