Education

I Love the Bronx: Boone Room
Amo el Bronx: Boone Room

Though most might think it simply as a genre of music, hip hop is a culture and a way of life. Born in the Bronx, it has touched people all around the globe, with elements that include music, deejaying, dance and art....
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Risky behavior
Alto riesgo en adolescentes

Un informe publicado recientemente está resaltando los resultados de una encuesta nacional sobre lo difícil que es ser un adolescente, y ser padre de uno...
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Talking the Bronx 7.9.14
Hablando del Bronx 7.9.14

The Bronx House for Performing Arts will be hosting four summer specialty art classes. The program runs for four consecutive...
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The Bronx is blooming
El Bronx está floreciendo

Decades ago, the Bronx was said to be burning. Now, it is blooming — thanks, in part, to a group of Hunts Point educators and students who are...
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SummerStage Kids Returns
Regresa SummerStage Kids

El jueves 10 de junio, la Fundación de Parques de la ciudad anunció el lanzamiento de SummerStage Kids, el festival familiar interactivo que lleva más de ...
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Safety with Dignity

Timothy Crump is dead, and Noel Estevez is incarcerated. The ripple effects of this tragedy affect not just these two young people, but their families, their friends, their neighbors, schools, and communities...

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Sunscreen and syllables
Protección solar y sílabas

Ahora que la libertad de julio y agosto ha llegado, los parques infantiles, parques y albercas de la ciudad están “llamando” a todos nuestros niños.
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For Allergies, Prevention is Best Medicine
Para las alergias, la prevención es la mejor medicina

Los síntomas de alergia son una preocupación para muchos, incluso mientras nos dirigimos hacia el verano. Flores y árboles florecen en diferentes momentos, liberando polen en el aire y causando esos conocidos...
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Back to the future
Volver al futuro

Este verano, el Centro Documental del Bronx (BDC por sus siglas en inglés) regresa al pasado, a la década de 1960 con su ciclo de cine de verano, "A Decade of Change"....
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Banding together

Throughout his career, Grammy Award-winning Latin jazz flutist Dave Valentín has been well known for assisting fellow artists and generously supporting local organizations. It comes as little surprise...

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Winners on the block
Ganadores en la cuadra

R-E-S-P-E-T-O. Los estudiantes dejaron claro esta semana que ya era hora de respetar sus vecindarios. Los ganadores del concurso de carteles "Respect Our Block" fueron anunciados...
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Talking the Bronx 6.24.14
Hablando del Bronx 6.24.14

On Sat., Jun. 28th, spoken word artist and poet Caridad De La Luz, known as “La Bruja,” celebrates the connection between mothers and daughters in poems ...
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Summer Learning Fun
Verano aprendiendo diversión

Investigaciones muestra que el verano a menudo puede dar lugar a la pérdida de aprendizaje de muchos estudiantes. Algunas escuelas, como The Equity Project Charter (TEP) de Inwood....
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A new kind of old time
Un nuevo tipo de viejos tiempos

The Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum hit a home run this past Sun., June 15th, with over 200 people in attendance to celebrate dad with a Father’s...
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“Parents are the first teachers”

“Los padres son los primeros maestros”

“Los padres son los primeros maestros”

Aunque las escuelas públicas de la ciudad de Nueva York se están preparando para el receso durante el verano, la educación sigue siendo un tema importante...
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Conservation a la Clinton

It was billed an “Elephant’s Tale” – and fittingly, many giants turned out in support. At its Annual Gala this past Thurs., Jun. 12th, the Wildlife Conservation...
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Letting Kids Build
Dejar que los niños construyan

Es el primer evento de su tipo: Sculpture Crawl! El sábado 21 de junio, el taller de arte Scribble mostrará el trabajo de artistas jóvenes locales en Inwood Hill Park y el museo Dyckman Farmhouse...
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Talking the Bronx 6.18.14
Hablando del Bronx 6.18.14

A benefit concert for the Grammy Award-winning Latin jazz flutist Dave Valentín will be presented in the Main Theater at the Hostos Center for the Arts and Culture on Tues., Jul. 1st at 7:30 p.m.
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Latino Leadership Institute honors crusaders for change

Instituto Latino de Liderazgo homenajea a los activistas

Instituto Latino de Liderazgo homenajea a los activistas

"The Latino community will move this country forward in the years to come," said Lucia Gómez-Jiménez, Executive Director of the immigrant advocacy group La Fuente...
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“I love me just the way I am”
“Me amo tal y como soy”

"Es muy difícil para mí ser feliz". Las palabras fueron pronunciadas por una joven mujer parada las escaleras del Ayuntamiento el pasado martes 3 de junio.
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Without a home, but not without hope

Sin hogar, pero no sin esperanza

Sin hogar, pero no sin esperanza

Garrett McMahan spends much of his time working with the homeless population of New York City. He can be found at local soup kitchens, talking with clients there and connecting them with vital health services...
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Moving on at Monroe
Moviendo en Monroe

The commencement ceremony for Monroe College’s Class of 2014, which celebrated the graduation of over 2800 students this year, was celebrated this past Sun., Jun. 8th...
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When Asthma Appears After Childhood

Cuando el Asma Aparece Después de La Infancia

Cuando el Asma Aparece Después de La Infancia

Much has been written about Asthma and its devastating effects upon children and adolescents. But did you know that Asthma could also affect adults? ...
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Talking the Bronx 6.11.14
Hablando del Bronx 6.11.14

El sábado 21 de junio, únase a la comunidad cristiana del Bronx, la iniciativa VIH/SIDA basada en la fe del Concejo de la ciudad de Nueva York y la Comisión de Liderazgo Negro Nacional...
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Barks and sparks
Ladridos y chispas

Lane sat in the classroom among over a dozen middle school students at MS 325, the Urban Science Academy, at 1000 Teller Avenue this past Fri., May 31st...
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Shining bright
Brillo radiante

The walls were shaking. As a series of performers took turns singing and dancing onstage at the ‪Lovinger Theatre on the campus of Lehman College in the Bronx...
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Wave Hill Events
Eventos Wave Hill

Go on a grand scavenger hunt, as Wave Hill’s illustrious resident Mark Twain did on his world comedic tour. Gather “passport” stamps from...
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Talking the Bronx 6.04.14
Hablando del Bronx 6.04.14

La Asociación de Comerciantes del Este de la Calle 233 y White Plains Road anunció su “Primera Venta Anual de Acera” a celebrarse el sábado, 7 de junio, de 11:00 a.m. a 5:00 p.m
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I Love the Bronx: Fighting to Win

Amo el Bronx: Pelear para ganar

Amo el Bronx: Pelear para ganar

During this journey of discovering the Bronx, I’ve had the opportunity of meeting some amazing people. Among them is 16-year-old spoken word poet Nene Ali.
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Pitching In
Dando una mano

Getting our kids, and anyone else who shares the household, shouldn’t have to be its own chore. Fortunately, there are lots of fun ways to get everyone...
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Berkeley at the Boat

Berkeley College volunteers, comprised of approximately 300 staff, faculty, students, alumni and trustees, volunteered more than 1,000 hours of service at over two...
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Wave Hill Events

What more peaceful, healing way to kick off the summer season than with a free session of Hatha Yoga? Plein-air Tai Chi and Yoga are hallmarks of wellness at Wave Hill’s public garden and cultural center, and express so appropriately the idea of helping people connect...

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Cielo Latino shines

It was a heavenly time. Advocates joined together with fashion, business, community and health industry leaders this past Wed., May 14th at the 2014 Cielo Latino gala, the largest fundraiser for Latino/Hispanic AIDS initiatives in the U.S., at Cipriani Wall Street in New York.

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I Love the Bronx: Project Bronx
Amo el Bronx: Proyecto Bronx

I came across Project Bronx last year when someone shared a link to one of their videos, Race Relations in the Bronx. In less than 10 minutes, the video captures...
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Hands-OnlyTM CPR Training
Entrenamiento de RCP Hands-OnlyTM

En reconocimiento a la Semana Nacional de Concientización sobre la RCP, que va del 2 al 8 de junio, la American Heart Association, en colaboración con la Fundación Amerigroup, se unió...
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“A different way of living”
“Una manera diferente de vivir”

Hace tres años, Robert Báez, de 21, era un adicto a las drogas. Pero luego entró en el Programa de Recuperación y Rehabilitación Residencial de la...
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