Mommy to Bee Expo celebrates local mothers

Over 300 area mothers-to-be and their friends and family attended the first Mommy to Bee New York Expo held this past Sun., Mar. 10th. As sponsored by Marketing & Advertising Solutions Inc., together with sponsors and partners, The Mommy to Bee Expo brought together expectant moms...

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When Food is Too Little or Too Much

Cuando Se Come Poco o Demasiado

Cuando Se Come Poco o Demasiado

La anorexia, también conocida como “hambre voluntaria”, es uno de los trastornos alimenticios más comunes en la nación. También lo es la bulimia, when people eat large amounts of food, but, then “purge” or restrict it by...
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Running for change
Corriendo por el cambio

This past Sun., Mar. 10th, Cheryl “Shelley” Keeling competed in the Riverdale Medical Health Association’s Fourth Annual Healthy Minds...
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Children’s Aid Society unveils new hub of care

La Sociedad de Apoyo a la Niñez presenta nuevo centro de atención

La Sociedad de Apoyo a la Niñez presenta nuevo centro de atención

Sliding glass doors, thick window frames, tinted glass and toy houses. This is no longer the stuff of fantasy for some residents of the Bronx...
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Fighting on Faile Street

The Episcopal Service Society (ESS) has provided after school care at PS 75 on 984 Faile Street for nearly a decade, offering homework help, art classes, step classes, academic enrichment, and even cooking classes. The program also offers peace of mind to parents who are unable to pick up their...

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I Love the Bronx: Windows of Hip-Hop

Amo al Bronx: ‘Windows of Hip-Hop’

Amo al Bronx: ‘Windows of Hip-Hop’

Video Music Box (VMB) celebró su aniversario 30 este año. Recuerdo que poníamos el canal 31 a las 3:30 p.m. para ver los últimos videos urbanos. A diferencia de MTV, la cual no estaba disponible...
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NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY/SENATE PUERTO RICAN/HISPANIC TASK FORCE

Como presidente del Grupo de Trabajo Puertorriqueño e Hispano de la Asamblea/Senado del Estado de Nueva York, deseo invitarlo personalmente a unirse a nosotros a la Conferencia de Primavera Somos El Futuro 2013...
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Jessica Lappin Endorsed by State Sen. José M. Serrano for Borough President

As announced this past Mon., Mar. 18th, New York City Councilmember Jessica Lappin’s campaign announced that State Senator Jose...
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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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Tish James secures endorsements

Tish James asegura apoyo crucial

Tish James asegura apoyo crucial

This past Tues., Mar. 19th, Councilwoman Letitia "Tish" James' campaign for New York City Public Advocate announced key endorsements from a group ...
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On the rocks, and winning
Al hielo y ganando

The play’s the thing that will capture the conscience of the king, said Hamlet. It is also the thing that, thanks to a distinctive playwriting
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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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I Love the Bronx: Memories

Of this new time in her life, Martell says, “I have never felt so alive!” Martell writes of how the shops that populate our streets offer us snapshots of our own lives, and that of a neighborhood.
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Outside the lines
“¡Santos revoltijos!”

“Everybody loves Superman. What’s not to like about Superman?” For Verna Simpson Vadnos, a retired schoolteacher, the question was not rhetorical.
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A New Yorker for the Bronx

On any given day, Cynthia Thompkins, 56, leaves her nine-to-five as a public defense attorney at the Legal Aid Society to attend two or three meetings back-to-back...
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The Tech is the Thing
La tecnología esta de moda

Just a few months ago Patrice, 15, didn’t know anything about coding. Now he has a portfolio of six apps.Patrice, a sophomore at Fannie Lou ...
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Talking the Bronx 03.06.13

Historic preservation consultant Hansel Hernandez will discuss the history of the Grand Concourse, and its present historic buildings, monuments, and architectural heritage on Sat., Mar. 16th at 11:00 a.m. The public lecture is presented by the Bronx Historical Society...

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On point: Pushing for crime-mapping

This past Fri., Mar. 1st, Councilmember Fernando Cabrera, Chair of the Council’s Committee on Technology, discussed a possible amendment to the New York City Charter that would require the Department of Information, Technology and Telecommunications (DOITT) to create and maintain...

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Fighting mad, and smart

Luchando duro, e inteligentemente

Luchando duro, e inteligentemente

Each week, I write about the great activities taking place in our community, the resources available and what we – as parents – must do to ensure ...
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I Love the Bronx: Evicted!: Hip-hop back on the Streets
Yo amo el Bronx: Desalojados: Hip-Hop de vuelta a las calles

Last year, I was invited to attend an event held at the hip-hop community center the Rebel Díaz Art Collective at 478 Austin Place and East 149th Street.
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Care from the ground up, on the Green Way

Cuidado a todo nivel en Via Verde

Cuidado a todo nivel en Via Verde

Vía Verde es un nuevo desarrollo de vivienda en el Bronx conocido por sus ambiciosas metas de promover un estilo de vida ambiental y saludable ...
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Lincoln Recovery Center
Centro de Recuperación Lincoln

El Centro de Recuperación Lincoln, la reconocida clínica de tratamiento para la dependencia de sustancias ubicada en el Centro Medico Segundo Ruiz Belvis...
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Learning with a smile
Aprendiendo con una sonrisa

Una tarde reciente, Earl Childs entró en el Bronx Library Center, ubicado en East Kingsbridge Road. Se dirigió a un espectáculo colorido... In-English

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Making “Blue Waves” in the Bronx

Haciendo ‘Olas’ en el Bronx

Haciendo ‘Olas’ en el Bronx

Last year, many of them couldn’t swim at all. Now youngsters making up the BronxWorks Blue Waves swim team will be among more than 1,000 children from 12 teams competing for individual medals...
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Big-time chance with a stake in the Bronx

Gran oportunidad con una apuesta en el Bronx

Gran oportunidad con una apuesta en el Bronx

"Creo que pagué por este lugar", dijo Melvin, inspeccionando el espacio a su alrededor. En su voz, había un toque de soberbia, y tal vez incredulidad. Melvin, residente del Bronx y visitante...In-English

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Dancing to health
Bailando por la salud

Forget the Harlem Shake. The newest dance craze is the Blue Glove Boogie. And it’s already come to a local health clinic near you – with more demonstrations sure to follow.
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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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I Love the Bronx: The state of the borough
Yo amo el Bronx: Estado del Bronx

El presidente del condado del Bronx, Rubén Díaz, Jr. dio el discurso del Estado del Condado el martes, 20 de febrero en la Escuela Superior James Monroe. Cientos de personas se reunieron incluyendo a los oficiales electos, familiares, amigos, seguidores y miembros de la comunidad del Bronx...In-English

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Talking the Bronx 02.27.13

The Bronx Council on the Arts (BCA) and the Huntington Free Library (HFL) continue their 2012-2013 family-friendly craft workshop series at 12:30pm on Sat., Mar. 16th at Westchester Square’s Huntington Free Library with Doll Making with Alba García...

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“Everyday, modern-day heroes”

“Where there is unity, there is strength.” With those words, Pastor Jay Gooding opened in prayer the 18th Annual Black History Month Breakfast at the Villa Barone Manor in Throggs Neck this past Sat. Feb 23rd. As hosted by Sen. Jeffrey D. Klein, the event gathered more than 250 individuals from the Bronx...

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Reason to Cheer
Razones para alegrarse

El Bronx está a punto de experimentar una especie de renacimiento, con la incorporación de negocios emergentes y los signos de un crecimiento positivo de bienes raíces...
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Literature, loss and love
Literatura, pérdida y amor

Amor. A veces se hace escaso, pero su éxito -y sus fracasos- también contribuyen generosamente al arte, a la música y a la literatura.
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Innovation and Incentive
Innovación e Incentivos

Technology buffs take note: The Governor wants you. To stay. In one of many presentations of his State of the State address delivered in person...
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Talking the talk
Hablando de hablar

If you ask Jessica Clemente, smoke-free housing in the borough is a necessity, not a luxury. The Bronx has some of the highest asthma rates in ...
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Talking the Bronx 02.20.13

Van Cortlandt Park invites those interested in developing useful skills, making a significant contribution to the future of Van Cortlandt Park and the Bronx community to join its “Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Spring 2013 Trail Restoration Crew”...

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