Love and justice
Amor y Justicia

“Una ambulancia llevó a su padre al hospital. Venga lo antes que le sea posible”. Mi hermana y yo estábamos en un vuelo hacia Manila en unas horas. Cuando llegamos estaba colocado en un ataúd.
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Now is the moment
Ahora es el momento

Now is the time. Dial 888-891-3271 to connect with your Senator to tell them that you support reform that includes a path to citizenship and that keeps families together.
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How to Celebrate Dad

Fathers can often get a bad rap. There is much out there to lead us to believe that many fathers in urban communities are doing little to serve as role...
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Trailblazers in the house

When the season turns warm, the traditional route of migration – for spring break or for summer vacation – is to head from north to the southern climes..
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DREAMers unite in finance fight

DREAMers’ unidos en la lucha

DREAMers’ unidos en la lucha

On Tues., May 28th, hundreds of supporters rallied at Baruch College to show support for New York State's Development, Relief, and Education for Alien...
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No short memory allowed

No se permite la mala memoria

No se permite la mala memoria

Remember November. That’s what members of the New York Campaign for immigration Reform want elected leaders throughout the nation...
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Lady King comes to play
La dama King viene a jugar

El miércoles 22 de mayo, Alex Maslov y sus hijos Igor, de 12 años, y Nadejda, de 10, salieron de Brooklyn a las 2:00 pm. Ese día, el...
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FIT for design
En forma para diseñar

Thaiana Cruz decidió que ella deseaba diseñar ropas cuando, siendo una niña, presentaba 'shows' de modas con su hermana mayor.
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Salsa on the Concourse

The 26th Annual Bronx Puerto Rican Parade proved as colorful and popular as ever with more than 60,000 people lining the Grand Concourse this...
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Celebrate Green Gym Day
Celebre el Día del Gimnasio Verde

En estos días, el gimnasio es sinónimo de centros locales de ejercicio o el auditorio o cafetería de su hijo. Ya no le prestamos atención a las...
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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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A sweet send-off
Una dulce encomienda

Luis Puntiel and Gabriela Urie are about to embark on a very important part of their lives. But first, carrot cake. Puntiel and Urie were just days away from their graduation this past Fri., May 31st...
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Talking the Bronx 06.05.13

On Sat., Jun. 15th, from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Bronx residents are invited to celebrate the arrival of summer with Living Fit, an outdoor fitness event.
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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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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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“You gotta love it”
“Tienes que amarlo”

At 8:30 a.m. on a recent Friday, Jeanine Cross-Thomas is already at work. The head librarian of the Mott Haven branch is organizing her day.
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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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I Love the Bronx: The Andrew Freedman House

Amo el Bronx: La Casa Andrew Freedman

Amo el Bronx: La Casa Andrew Freedman

One of the most beautiful properties on the Grand Concourse is the Andrew Freedman Home – the mansion between 166th and McClellan Streets.
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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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75 Things To Do This Summer75 Cosas Para Hacer Cada Día Durante Este Verano

What’s more exciting is that this summer, New York City kids get to enjoy 75 days of summer vacation. That means lots of exploring and doing...
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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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I Love the Bronx: A Starry Path Ahead

Yo Amo al Bronx: Un Rutilante Sendero en el Parque

Yo Amo al Bronx: Un Rutilante Sendero en el Parque

The first two weeks of May have been busy at Starlight Park! On Sat., May 4th, an “It’s My Park Day” event was hosted by G.I.V.E., the Bronx...
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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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