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Hola a Allah
Hola a Alá

Sussie Lozada is a convert. And has been since 2010. Lozada chose to convert to Islam in 2010. Before doing so, she first went home...
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On the digital map
En el mapa digital

Una revolución tecnológica está en curso en la ciudad de Nueva York. Y el Bronx quiere entrar. En Bronx Tech Meetup la semana pasada...
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HIPPY and happy
HIPPY y feliz

One of the stressful considerations for parents of toddlers is worrying about how prepared and ready their child will be for the start of school.
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A link and a prayer
Un enlace y una oración

En el 1965 se aprobó la histórica legislación de la Ley de Derechos de los Votantes. Los muchos años de esfuerzos – y la aprobación de la Ley...
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Bronx Museum Completes $1 Million Acquisitions Campaign in Celebration of 40th Anniversary

The Bronx Museum of the Arts has announced that it completed a $1 million acquisitions campaign in honor of its fortieth anniversary and has added...

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Putting on the brakes for safety
Frenando

On Tues., Jun. 24th, State Senator Jeffrey Klein, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Department of Transportation...

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Putnam Trail Saga
La saga del sendero Putnam

Se trata de un pequeño sendero de tierra que sigue su camino a través de bosquecillos de árboles gruesos. Flores silvestres abrazan...
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Free Summer Sports Programs

Programas deportivos de verano gratuitos

Programas deportivos de verano gratuitos

On Mon., July 1st, City Parks Foundation will kicks off its 2013 Summer Sports Program for young people. Throughout the summer, the Foundation will provide over 13,000...
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SummerStage Kids:Free Performing Arts Events in the Bronx

City Parks Foundation has announced the 2013 launch of SummerStage Kids, New York City’s unique, interactive family festival presenting more than 100 free performing arts events at 34 locations citywide. This free festival will run from June 29th to August 20th in the Bronx, exposing New York...

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ROADS scholars on a new path

Tomando sus propios pasos en ROADS

Tomando sus propios pasos en ROADS

Elisa has two words to describe herself a year ago: a thug.“I used to do negative things to have money in my pocket....
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Talking the Bronx 05.29.13

On Sat., Jun. 8th, Bronx Urban Farms Trolley Tours invites all residents to a tour celebrating New York City's Annual Puerto Rican...
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I Love the Bronx: Bioswales
Amo el Bronx: Bioswales

¿Te has preguntado lo que sucede con las aguas residuales una vez que tiras la llave del retrete, te bañas, te cepillas los dientes o lavas la ropa? ¡Yo tampoco! No somos los únicos que no damos una reflexión a este importante tema... In-English

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ROAR!:Dinosaur Safari opens at The Bronx Zoo

The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo’s Dinosaur Safari opened to the public this past Sat., May 25th. The exhibit includes more than 20...
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Talking the Bronx 05.22.13

The Hostos Allied Health Career Pipeline Program provides training opportunities for low-income candidates who are interested in becoming...
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Where every step matters
Donde todo paso importa

La tarde del lunes, la esquina de la Avenida Valentine y el este de la Calle 188 estaba arreglada con una larga fila de una docena de mesas...
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Celebrating those who serve country and borough

Celebrando a los que sirven al país y al condado

Celebrando a los que sirven al país y al condado

"Él hace una tremenda cantidad de trabajo con la comunidad de veteranos", dijo Patrick Gaultieri, quien sirvió en Vietnam. "Su pasión por...
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“A fun day”

Even the rain couldn’t dampen the Bronx spirit. Hundreds braved a steady drizzle to welcome home former Bronx natives Ellen Barkin, Robert Abrams and Miguel Angel Amadeo into the Bronx Walk of Fame. During this year's induction ceremony, held on Sun., May 19th, Barkin...

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Playing to win

9-year-old Nia Teruel sported a tiara, a long, white dress, pink lipstick, and a big smile. She only dresses like this on special occasions. “I don’t like to get dressed up,” she explained.

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A glossy guide for good
Una guía que siempre esta de moda

The latest fashions are tried and true – and they’re coming straight to Bronx residents in a colorful, glossy new magazine. Interested? Then, the Bronx Health Guide: Resources for the Uninsured and Underinsured should be on your must-read list. The portable guide is actually half the size of...

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A social cause
Una causa social

“Tenía una hermana en el cuarto cuando di a luz a mi primer hijo”, explicó María Díaz. El tener una hermana alentándote mientras estas de parto no es poco común... In-English

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Fiesta on Fordham

The Citibank branch on East Fordham Road and Creston Avenue is usually a quiet space where patrons and representatives speak in hushed...
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Love Letters on the Wall Story
Cartas de amor en un muro

There was hardly a dry eye in the room this past Sat., May 11th when students from Mount Hope’s Project READY (Resources for Employment...
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A learning BOOST – outside the classroom

Un BOOST de aprendizaje fuera del aula

Un BOOST de aprendizaje fuera del aula

On Fri., Apr. 26th, New York State Senator Jeff Klein visited PS 89 in the Bronx to meet with 44 students who were preparing to embark on a two-day...
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Talking the Bronx 05.15.13

Bronx Literary Fair The Bronx Library Center, located at 310 East Kingsbridge Road, will a host a Bronx Literary Fair on Sat., May 18th from 11:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. The event is free, and will feature: • Peter and the Wolf Puppet Show by Garces Puppeteria at 12:00 p.m. • “How to get published in literary...

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Medicine and mariachis

On a recent Friday afternoon at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx, the sounds typical of a bustling health care center could be heard in the hallways. The whirring and beeping of medical equipment. Conversation among doctors about patient symptoms.

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EL MUSEO DEL BARRIO

As announced this past Tues., Apr. 30th, the seventh edition of El Museo’s biennial exhibition, La Bienal 2013, will feature work by 35 emerging Latino and Latin American artists, from newly-minted to mid-career, who live and work in New York City metropolitan area. Simultaneously, El Museo is launching RADIANCE: After-Hours at El Museo a free Wednesday night after-hours summer art and...

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I Love the Bronx: G.Y.M.
Amo el Bronx: G.Y.M.

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of meeting Joseph L. Ziegler at the Bronx River Alliance’s Winter Assembly. He was asked to share his story about...
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Record turnout at Run
Récord de registro en carrera

Under a cloudless, blue sky and with temperatures hovering in the low 70’s, more than a 1000 men, women and children, both avid marathoners...
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An Open Eco-House
Casa abierta, a lo verde

Community Environmental Center (CEC), a Queens-based not-for-profit that brings energy efficiency to New York’s residential buildings...
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Talking the Bronx 05.08.13

The Bronx International Film Festival will screen short films shot in or about the Bronx at the Fordham Library Center at 310 East Kingsbridge Road (at Briggs Avenue) on Fri., May 10th between 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Admission is free. Films to be screened include Docket 32357; You Have the Right to an Attorney;

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Talking the Bronx 05.01.13

The Bronx Academy of Art & Dance (BAAD!) will present its annual spring dance festival “The Boogie Down Dance Series” from Sat., May 4th through Sat., June 1st, at BAAD!, located at 841 Barretto Street in the Hunts Point section of the South Bronx. The festival features a mix of home-grown Bronx dance and dance from around New York City, and presents a diversity of dance in the Bronx...

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In the KNIC of time
Patinando hacia el final

Lucy Paxos y su esposo abrieron Capital Diner en la esquina de Kingsbridge Road y la Avenida Jerome en el 1970. Ella dijo que era un tiempo bueno para...
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Black gold and green thumbs
Oro negro y Planetarios

Aunque el evento se trataba de verde, el lunes, 22 de abril, el Jardín Botánico de Nueva York celebro el Día de la Tierra con el color negro.
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Private lives in public housing

Vidas privadas en viviendas públicas

Vidas privadas en viviendas públicas

parecer un poco de trivia obscura, pero la contestación podría sorprenderle. ¿Qué tienen en común Sonia Sotomayor, Jay-Z y Jimmy Carter?
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A Call-In to drive change

Haciendo un llamado para el cambio

Haciendo un llamado para el cambio

Ana García-Reyes normalmente es vista merodeando el Colegio Comunal Hostos, donde trabaja como Directora de Programas Internacionales y Asistente...
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Springing into health and happiness

An event planner scarcely needs reason for celebration. Any excuse will do – and spring offers abundant motivation. On Sat., Apr. 20th, event planners who routinely execute weddings, parties, quinceañeras and more got together to plan something a little different: “Let’s Bloom,” a free nutrition health and wellness festival...

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