Food

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 a leisurely lunch of grilled chicken sandwich and a fresh green salad.
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A la calle

If you are walking down 116th Street in El Barrio, you might not have noticed at first that you are hungry. But you will. Even if you’ve just finished a full meal, the chances are your appetite will stir again. All along the busy thoroughfare, as the sun warms the sidewalk, food street vendors...

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Monroe student earns gold at the ACF Northeast Regional

Student Gabriela Grande was the first ever culinary student from Monroe College to compete at the American Culinary Federation’s Northeast Regional Conference, held at the Turning Stone Hotel in Verona, NY.

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Making the case at Court Deli
El caso del Court Deli

There are a number of courtrooms in the South Bronx. Some are made available for civil litigation; others are used to determine questions of criminality.
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Coupons Savings for Every Mom

Ahorros con cupones para todas las madres

Ahorros con cupones para todas las madres

Usually, when young moms think of saving, it’s more likely to be while rifling through the sales rack at a children’s department store, ...
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Talking the Bronx 03.13.13

On Sat., Mar. 16th and on Sun., Mar. 17th, La Finca Del Sur/South Bronx Farmers will host their “Waking up the Farm!”
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Patria, de cada día
Patria, de cada día

El aroma afilado se cierne. Inclino mi cabeza y acerco mi nariz. Me asomo por encima del borde de la pequeña taza blanca y me atrevo respirar...
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Nitín: A sweet classic

Got a sweet tooth? The best cure in town is Nitín Bakery. In fact, it is the best cure in two towns. The first Nitín Bakery was founded decades ago in Santo Domingo. “I’d say 45 or 50 years ago,” projected Atilano Blandino...

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The New York beverage ban is over-regulation at its worst
La prohibición de bebidas de Nueva York: Sobre-regulación de la peor clase

Back in September, the NYC Board of Health rubber-stamped Mayor Bloomberg’s controversial ban on the sale of sodas larger than 16 ounces.
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To the last drop: el sancocho vegano

Hasta la última gota: el sancocho vegetariano

Hasta la última gota: el sancocho vegetariano

Quinoa, asparagus, brussel sprouts, curry sauce. And sancocho, the classic meat-based stew of many a Latin Caribbean home. Any sense of what these might all...
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Open Wide: It’s National Children’s Dental Health Month
YUM: Es el Mes Nacional de la Salud Dental Infantil

Believe it or not, your child’s dental health is just as important as the annual physical, the haircut appointments, and the seasonal shopping...
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Sunkofa: A fresh take on taste

Sunkofa, a local gift shop in the Claremont Village area of the Bronx, is known for its wide selection of cultural products. But this past Jan. 21, the storeowners welcomed customers to check out the store’s latest unique offering—a newly added café and juice bar...

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Talking the Bronx 01.30.13

Toastmasters invites residents to its First Leadership Training Day. Come out and meet new and advanced members and hear special guest speakers talk about the importance of communication skills in today’s job market...

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Talking the Bronx 01.23.13

This past Mon., Jan. 21st, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor swore in Vice President Joseph Biden at the presidential inauguration. She was the first Hispanic to administer an oath of office in American history. Justice Sotomayor, the first Latina to serve on nation’s highest court, also became the fourth female judge in history to administer an oath of office...

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2013: Make It the Year of Better Health Habits

2013: Que Sea el Año de la Buena Salud

2013: Que Sea el Año de la Buena Salud

The year 2012 is near its end, and in keeping with tradition, New Yorkers are making New Year’s resolutions. HHC patients are no exception. We asked some patients at Lincoln Medical Center’s Ambulatory Care...
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Taking a healthy bite of the Bronx

Long before the Atkins diet, the South Beach Diet, and Weight Watchers, Bronx resident Marie Singletary was given to snacking on vegetables. She was not following a regime, just a habit...

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A Circle of care and thanks on Grace Avenue

Un círculo de cuidado y agradecimiento en la Avenida Grace

Un círculo de cuidado y agradecimiento en la Avenida Grace

Las preparaciones del Día de Acción de Gracias en el Centro ‘Workmen’s Circle Multicare’ atrajo una diversa multitud mientras los residentes ayudaban a preparar comida para el festín anual del Centro. “Tenemos muchas personas diferentes, y nos gusta hacer actividades prácticas para traer algunas de sus memorias”...
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A Big Gulp
Un gran trago

Getting people on board with giving up their super-sized drinks has proven a challenge for Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who recently proposed a city-wide ban on sugary drinks over...
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Sweet and beautiful

Purim, which began this past Wednesday night, commemorates the triumph over an enemy who sought to vanquish the Jews...

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