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Crafted with grit and care
Confeccionado con cuidado

He started making breakfast at age 4. By the time he was eight, he was baking, and he was stir-frying at 11. Today, the culinary prodigy is the chef and co-owner of BLVD Bistro...
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The Signs of Dementia
Las Señales de Demencia

Olvidar nombres, fechas y citas... extraviar objetos y no poder encontrarlos... experimentar cambios repentinos de personalidad y una incapacidad para tomar decisiones cotidianas...
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Free Summer Meals for All
Alimenta tu mente

Now through September 4, free, healthy summer meals will be available for all children 18 years or younger at more than 1,000 locations across the city...
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Talking the Bronx 07.01.15
Hablando El Bronx 07.01.15

Join the Bronx Arts Ensemble at Van Cortlandt Park for an Independence Day Concert on Sat., Jul. 4th, at 2 p.m. The Ensemble showcases arts education and musical performances in the local community...
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Party with a purpose
Fiesta con propósito

Ni siquiera las lluvias de verano pudieron atenuar la sonrisa de Briana. La niña de dos años de edad se unió a su abuela Iris Sánchez...
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Milestones and music
Hitos y música

Mark S. is no stranger to hardships. Born in the Ukraine, he was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis as a young boy. He and his family would later move to Brooklyn. When he was 18, his father was sentenced to federal prison on fraud charges....
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Sigh in the sky
Suspiro en el cielo

The skyline will not rise in the west. LG Electronics USA and environmental and local advocacy organizations, who had been locked in disagreement – and a legal battle – over the company’s new North American headquarters in New Jersey...
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Committed on cause
Comprometidos con la causa

Sobre 100 activistas del HIV/AIDS, líderes comunales y oficiales electos se reunieron en las afueras de la alcaldía este pasado jueves, 18 de junio para pedirle a la ciudad de Nueva York que asignara $10 millones...
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I love the Bronx- Morris Perk CBK
Hablamos el Bronx- Morris Perk CBK

Though we were not allowed to drink it regularly, we grew up in a home where the aroma of coffee was ever present. I recall neighbors would come to my apartment to speak to my mother, and sure enough, coffee was always served...
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Talking the Bronx 06.25.14
Hablando el Bronx- 06.25.15

BRIO award winning dancer Alethea Pace and Director Macdara Vallely.

Únase a la Compañía de Opera del Bronx en la Capilla Woolworth en el Cementerio Woodlawn para un concierto gratis el domingo, 28 de junio a las 3:00 p.m....
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New LGBTQ Resource Guide
Nueva guía de recursos LGBTQ

City Comptroller Scott Stringer has released a new 2015 issue of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Guide of Services and Resources, which includes the launch of an accompanying website...
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Lighthouse looks to lead
Lighthouse busca dirigir

El distrito escolar 12 en el sur del Bronx ha reportado una baja en el índice de la graduación de cuatro años de sus alumnos de preparatoria, 54.1 por ciento en el grupo del 2014. Una escuela charter en la avenida Intervale....
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Pre-K Extension
Prórroga para Pre-K

En un esfuerzo para hacer más fácil para las familias el registro de sus hijos en los programas de pre-K, el Departamento de Educación (DOE) ha anunciado que se está abriendo una segunda ronda de solicitudes...
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Summer Standbys
En espera del verano

When packing your bag for outdoor activities this summer, don’t forget these seven summer standbys. It is essential that you protect your skin, eyes and body from the summer sun and heat...
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Special Case of CPI
CPI Casos Especiales

Los especialistas se reunieron para anunciar el veredicto – el verano en los parques de la ciudad estaba a punto de ser mejorado como nunca antes.
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The now of WOW
El WOW de hoy

Cuando era niña, fue clasificada como en riesgo. No mucho se esperaba de la hija única de inmigrantes dominicanos en un...
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Sweet strokes
Dulces pinceladas

¿Es Seurat, es Picasso? Un poco de ambos, pero definitivamente del distrito nueve. Los estudiantes de 11 escuelas públicas del Departamento...
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Get your Garden on
Ponga manos a la obra en su jardín

The WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) Bronx Zoo has partnered with the FarmOn! Foundation to hosting a number of interactive...
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El Bulevar de los Boricuas

Fue El Bulevar de los Boricuas este domingo, ya que cientos de miles se reunieron a lo largo de la Quinta avenida para el 58° Desfile anual del Día de Puerto...
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Mothers on the move
Madres en movimiento

She answered the phone to the worst imaginable news. When Juanita Morgan picked up the receiver, it was to hear that her son had died.
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Shifting Sands

El Centro Hostos de asociaciones sin fines de lucro del Bronx (CBNP) está organizando "Shifting Sands: Nuevas dinámicas en la escena artística del Bronx" el 18 de junio, de 11:30 am a 1 pm en el viejo edificio del tribunal del Bronx en la Avenida Brook...
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New support for prevention
Apoyo para prevención

El programa de salud escolar de Montefiore ha recibido una subvención de $3 millones de dólares para una nueva iniciativa de prevencion. El compromiso viene de la Fundación Jerome L. Greene, que se enfoca en las causas de la educación, las artes, la salud y la justicia social....
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I Love the Bronx: Fish Parade
Yo amo el Bronx: Parada del Pez

Stand for a swim. The Point CDC's 12th Annual Hunts Point Fish Parade and Summer Festival has been scheduled for Sat., Jun. 20th. The mile-long procession begins at 11:30 a.m. at Hunts Point Riverside Park....
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Bomba, Barber and Boom
Bomba, barbero y boom

El orgullo del Bronx tomará el escenario en el martes 23 de junio, cuando el grupo BombaYo abra el concierto de la Filarmónica de Nueva York en Van Cortlandt Park. Dirigidos por el Dr. Drum (José Ortiz)...
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Admiration at Aquinas
Admiración en Aquinas

Welcomed by salutatorian Anneli Joy Lofgren and valedictorian Alexis Joeann Martínez, the 121 blue-robed and smiling young women of Aquinas High School’s Class of 2015 were cheered by family and friends during commencement exercises ...
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Talking the Bronx 06.17.15
Hablando del Bronx 06.17.15

Join the Bronx Community Board 7 (CB7) and the Bronx Library Center on Fri., Jun. 19th for the First Annual Veteran’s Job and Career Fair to be held from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m...
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Silver Alert: Rafael Rosas

Notification issued 6/15/15 at 9:00 PM. NYPD has issued a Silver Alert in regards to the disappearance of Rafael Rosas, a 66-year-old Hispanic male with Alzheimer's, from the area of University Avenue and Merriam Avenue in The Bronx. He is described as being 5'4" tall and 150lbs with black hair...

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If Rent Laws Expire, We Have Your Back

There is a sense of urgency being felt in every corner of New York City – from Washington Heights, to Corona; from the South Bronx, to Sunset Park. And we need to make sure this urgency is felt all the up in Albany. In just a few short days, the rent regulation laws that govern over one million...

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“We all have struggled”
“Todos hemos tenido problemas”

Era grande y amplia. La generación que se graduó en 2015 del Bronx Community College del City University de Nueva York, era simplemente enorme. "Esta es la clase más grande de graduación en la historia del BCC"...
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Playing field of procurement
En el campo de las adquisiciones

Shirley Lam’s last career lasted a quarter of a century. She expects her next one to last even longer. After arriving from China decades ago, Lam worked full-time as a housewife...
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Mind Matters
Asuntos Mentales

Camille Stanford ha tenido problemas con los problemas. Para la estudiante del Hostos Community College, equilibrar sus responsabilidades laborales, académicas y de la vida es simplemente un día normal...
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I Love the Bronx: Borough in a Bucket
Amo el Bronx: el condado en un cubo

It is such an exciting time to be here. Though I was born and raised in the borough, I have come to discover how little I knew about the Bronx. In 2011, as I embarked on this journey of discovery, I created a bucket list of places to see and things to do...
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A Romance Rekindled
Un romance reavivado

Hubo amor en el aire. Casi medio siglo después de su cierre, el puente más antiguo de Nueva York ha reabierto oficialmente...
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Driver arrested in fatal hit-and-run

Conductor detenido por atropello y fuga fatal

Conductor detenido por atropello y fuga fatal

A Manhattan man has been arrested and charged in the February hit-and-run death of a 38-year-old Columbia University employee in Marble Hill...
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Celebrating the contributions of Puerto Ricans
Celebrando las Contribuciones de los Puertorriqueños

When you hear the song “¡Qué Bonita Bandera!” on the streets, you know that the biggest Latin celebration of this city is upon us. The National Puerto Rican Day Parade floods the Fifth Avenue with red, white and blue flags...
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Dads and Kids Fun Day
Día de diversión para padres y niños

El día de diversión de la Semana de la Salud de los hombres es un momento para enfocarse en la importancia del cuidado preventivo y los chequeos regulares de salud masculina. Fidelis Care, un plan de salud a nivel estatal con casi 1.3 millones de miembros...
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