Author Archives: Postmaster

A GAY time
Tiempo de “GAY”

Una presentación única de arte que viene al Bronx explorará el cambio cultural en la identidad de los artistas hombres homosexuales de color a través de...
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An immaculate tribute
Un tributo inmaculado

“We cannot allow our creative protest to degenerate into physical violence,” said Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He spoke through the young voice of Edward...
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Sworn oaths, at the century mark
Juramentos, a los cien años

La ceremonia de inauguración del presidente del condado del Bronx Rubén Díaz Jr., coincidió con un momento propicio: el 100º aniversario del condado.
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WHEDCo Melrose Community Survey

Do you live, work, or go to school in Melrose (zip codes 10451, 10455, 10456)? Bronx Community Board 3 is asking for your participation in taking this survey of the Melrose neighborhood area, created by WHEDCo. Please take a few minutes to complete...

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No nibbling needed

Forget the cornflakes. The real breakfast of champions is chilaquiles. While both foodstuffs are made with corn, the similarities end there. The base of chilaquiles is a full nest of tortilla chips, softened in a simmering bath of red or green sauce, or even a mole poblano, the traditional Mexican dark red or brown sauce.

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I Love the Bronx: 100 Things
Yo amo el Bronx: 100 Cosas

En celebración del Centenario del Bronx, aquí 100 cosas que hacer en nuestro condado. Dividido en cinco categorías, espero que saque el tiempo para tratar algo nuevo.
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Baby’s Timeline – The 1st Year

Cronología del bebé – el primer año

Cronología del bebé – el primer año

Although it doesn’t seem like it while you’re deep in the slog of changing diapers on the hour and sleeping only a few winks per night, times goes by fast. En-espanol

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Affordable Care Act Helpline

The Centro Altagracia de Fe y Justicia is partnering with Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield and Telemundo who will be hosting the “Linea de Ayuda” (HelpLine) phone bank for the NY Metro Area on Thursday, January 23rd from 4:00 pm to 8 pm.

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The Speaker of the House
La primera portavoz latina

Sí se puede. The familiar phrase, born of the migrant workers’ movement decades ago and made an enduring tagline during the Obama presidential... En-espanol

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Giving like Brackett
Entregando como Brackett

Podría ser el año del Caballo de Madera para los chinos, pero para los residentes locales del Bronx, el 2014 podría ser mejor identificado como el Año de Brackett.
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The Definition of Dominican
Ser dominicano

Armando Batista es actor, escritor y educador. Sus padres son de la República Dominicana y él nació en los Estados Unidos y creció en Washington Heights.In-English

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Lights, camera…Lehman
Luces, cámara, Lehman

Students at the City University of New York’s LehmanCollege have gained hands-on experience in film production, while highlighting key attractions in the Bronx.
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Best Online Resources
Las mejores fuentes en internet

Cuando se trata de la crianza de los hijos, no hay una guía perfecta para ayudarnos en algunos de los momentos difíciles. ¿Debo amamantar?
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I Have a Dream
Tengo Un Sueño

I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation.
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Smart Snacking for Super Bowl Sunday

Bocadillos inteligentes para el domingo de Super Bowl

Bocadillos inteligentes para el domingo de Super Bowl

Super Bowl Sunday seems like the perfect opportunity to overindulge in our favorite junk foods. But for those who suffer from digestive issues including heartburn...
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A snow day’s sipping
Bebidas para un día de nieve

¿Desafiando la nieve y disfrutando las maravillas del invierno? Una vez que estés listo para colgar tus guantes...
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Talking the Bronx 01.15.14
Hablando del Bronx 01.15.14

On Mon., Jan. 20th, Trinity Baptist Church, together with Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr., invites you to “Remembering the Legacy of Reverend ...
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No Garbage Collection or Street Cleaning on Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) announced today that in observance of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, there will be no garbage, organics or recycling collection, or street cleaning on Monday, January 20, 2014. In addition, all Sanitation Department administrative offices will be closed...

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Mother Cabrini announces closure
Mother Cabrini anuncia su cierre

After over a hundred years of educating young women, Mother Cabrini High School announced on Tues., Jan. 14th that it would be closing its doors...
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Three Kings Day Celebration in the Bronx

State Senator Jeffrey Klein (D-Bronx) and Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda (D-Bronx) hosted the first annual Three Kings celebration at Melcher Hall at the Church of Holy Family in the Parkchester section of the Bronx this past Sat., Jan. 11. To many who celebrate Christmas, Three Kings Day marks the official end of the Christmas season.

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Hoot. Grrr. Roar.
Hasta arriba

Cavemen would don the hides of slaughtered Paleolithic bears, and Greek heroes such as Hercules was said to have sported the furs and the maneEn-espanol

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Miracle on the Deegan

The stars must have been aligned perfectly as a single-engine fixed-winged plane with three passengers onboard made an emergency landing – in the northbound Major Deegan a 1/2 mile south of the East 233 Street exit. The unusual incident was reported at 3:26 p.m., on Sat., Jan. 4, when...

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The landmarked lobby
El vestíbulo histórico

El espacio del vestíbulo en el que se encuentran los murales de Ben Shahn dentro de la Oficina General de Correos del Bronx, fue declarado...In-English

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Play C-BALL!

More than just snowballs were being thrown in the South Bronx this weekend. This past Sat., Jan. 4th, the Monroe Mustangs women’s basketball team ran a basketball clinic for a group of young Bronxites at the C-BALL Community Board Athletic Scholarship League.

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I Love the Bronx: Winter Walk
Amo el Bronx: Caminata invernal

Mientras que tendemos a asociar las visitas a Orchard Beach con el verano, caminar por el sendero natural Kazimiroff en la isla...In-English

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New ADAs Named

This past Mon., Jan. 6th, 2014, Bronx District Attorney Robert T. Johnson announced the hiring of 15 new Assistant District Attorneys. The New ADAs began a one week training program this week under the supervision of Assistant District Attorney Cari E. Ferreiro, Chief of Litigation Training.

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Who’s on first?

The first Montefiore baby of 2014 was born January 1 at 12.15 am. Kairi Evany Cid Bravo was born at Montefiore’s Weiler Hospital on the Einstein Campus, weighing in at 7 lbs, 13 oz and measuring 19 ½ inches. Proud first-time Mom Kaori Bravo from the South Bronx is shown here...

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The Seeking Space
Espacio de búsqueda

The city seems to know only one rhythm – quick. Despite the need to match its furious steps, there is always reason enough to pause. You just have to look.
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The Definition of Dominican
Ser dominicano

Un fallo de un tribunal dominicano revocó recientemente la ciudadanía de todos los de padres nacidos en el extranjero desde junio de 1929.
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Wave Hill Events
Eventos Wave Hill

This week, celebrate the return of concerts to Wave Hill House’s magnificent Armor Hall, after a two-year renovation of the house. Glyndor Gallery ...
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Mi Gente: Pope as Person of the Year?

Mi Gente: El Papa ¿la persona del año?

Mi Gente: El Papa ¿la persona del año?

No todos los años las revistas Time Magazine y The Advocate, la más antigua en el país de interés para la comunidad LGBTQ, están de acuerdo en quién es...
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Healthy Resolutions 2014

Resoluciones Saludables 2014

Resoluciones Saludables 2014

El nuevo año ha llegado y todos se apresuran a realizar sus resoluciones de año nuevo. Este año 2014, asegúrese de que obtener y mantener la buena salud permanezcan al tope de su lista.
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Talking the Bronx 01.01.13
Hablando del Bronx 01.01.13

As part of an ongoing tradition, Angel Hernandez of The Bronx Historical Society, will celebrate Edgar Allan Poe's 205th birthday with an...
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Be a Better Parent in 2014
Sea un mejor padre en el 2014

¿Cuando fue la última vez que te dijiste a ti mismo, “Realmente deseo esto para mi”? Si te pareces a la mayoría de las madres, probablemente la respuesta...
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El Hombre Complejo

En plein air The French expression means "in the open air," and is typically used to describe the act of painting outdoors.
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A platter for all palates
Un platillo para todos los paladares

Esta es la temporada para divertirse, y cada fiesta necesita un platillo. En Inwood Gourmet, su fiesta y necesidades gastronómicas son atendidas gracias...
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