Food

A Healthy Holiday
Días de fiesta saludables

We all know that the holidays are a time of overindulgence, quickly followed by an overwhelming sense of guilt. To bypass the guilt this year...
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A bountiful harvest in the Bronx

Una cosecha abundante en el Bronx

Una cosecha abundante en el Bronx

Hundreds of South Bronx residents lined up on Sat., Nov. 9th to receive free bags of fresh vegetables and fruit at the grand opening of a new...
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Savor the flavors
Saboree los sabores

It’s time again to savor—and favor—the Bronx. The Third Annual Savor the Bronx Restaurant week was launched this past Fri., Oct. 25 at Jake’s...
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Meal Ideas for the Week
Ideas de comidas para la semana

Aiming to provide a delicious and healthy meal on a daily basis is every parent’s conundrum. Of particular importance for many is that the meals...
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Hello to halal
Hola al ‘halal’

The aisles at Sano Halal Food are filled with cassava, gari du togo, sagnon mougou and other products unfamiliar to most American tastes.
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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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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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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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Change is good
El cambio es bueno

“One day at a time." Nancy Mejías wasn't counting down the days to Halloween. Instead, Mejías, an Outreach Specialist at Montefiore Medical...En-espanol

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Pushing the sweet stuff

Alejandro Nino is a pusher, a man of the streets. He’d be the first to admit it. Nino offers his wares from a specially reconstructed stroller that he uses to store and showcase his shiny, sweet goods. So perfectly rigged is his store-on-wheels that there is a refrigerated unit to keep the treats cool and fresh.

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Makey gets a makeover
Makey se rehace

A large crowd had gathered in front of Makey Deli Grocery in Mott Haven. A group of drummers played on congas just outside the front door, lending....
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Heights Community Farmers’ Market Will Remain Open Through Mid-November

The BronxWorks Heights Community Farmers’ Market will remain open each Thursday until November 15th, announced Kimberley Wong, the organization’s nutrition program specialist. The market, located across the street from Bronx Community College and the Francis Martin...

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I Love the Bronx: El Sancochazo

Stone Soup is a folklore tale and at its heart lies the importance of cooperation. As the story goes, three travelers, carrying only a cooking pot...
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Frozen teats, served with flash

Victor Sidberry, co-owner of Inwood's new VS Berry frozen yogurt shop, was looking to fill a void. "It seems like all the new businesses in the neighborhood are bars or clubs. We wanted to have someplace that was designed to be kid-friendly,” he remarked. The recently opened store, located at 4971 Broadway, on the corner of Isham Street...

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Make It A Lucky Friday The 13th

Convierte el viernes 13 en uno de buena suerte

Convierte el viernes 13 en uno de buena suerte

It goes without saying that New Yorkers love their coffee, and on Friday, September 13 you can get your caffeine fix for free!
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Scoop serves it up

However you like your chicken, choices abound uptown. There is chicken roasted, stewed and fried; there are wings, breasts or thighs; dark meat...

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It’s all Greek
Es todo griego

Forget Rosetta Stone. Cancel the pricey cruise reservation to Mount Olympus. If you should be looking to pick up a new language via cultural...
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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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