Tag Archives: Community

Honing in on hip-hop
Perfeccionándose en el Hip-Hop

The history of hip-hop music and culture, from its modest origins on city streets through its evolution into a worldwide phenomenon, is the focus of...
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I Love the Bronx – Crotona Park
Amo el Bronx – Parque Crotona

Realicé un proyecto fotográfico de parques en las últimas semanas. Mientras viajaba de parque en parque, leí fragmentos de un libro titulado...
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Restoring the faith in justice
Restaurar la fe en la justicia

This week, Judge William Garnett of the State Supreme Court ruled against my office’s request to unseal the grand jury minutes in the Eric Garner case.
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Talking the Bronx 03.25.15
Hablando del Bronx 03.25.15

Spring for the Bronx Action Tours, sponsored by the Bronx Tourism Council, will return on Apr. 17th. Activities include hiking, biking, and canoeing along...
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Talking the Bronx 03.18.15
Hablando del Bronx 03.18.15

Todd Ellison, one of the most accomplished and sought-after music directors working today, brings the final installment of Broadway Moves to the Bronx to the Concert Hall at Lehman College...
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A sea of illusions
Un mar de ilusiones

Después de ganar la lotería, Max, Demecio y Dinora dejan la República Dominicana y se embarcan en un viaje a Puerto Rico, aventura motivada por grandes esperanzas de una vida mejor...
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Right on the remedy
El remedio adecuado

Thousands of attendees flocked to the Jacob Javits Convention Center this past Sat., Mar. 14th for the Second Annual New York Diabetes Expo. The event, hosted by the American Diabetes Association of Greater New York...
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“It is our money”
“Es nuestro dinero”

“This is everybody’s fight.” Amanda González, a member of New Settlement Apartments, a housing and community services organization, gathered with fellow parents, community leaders, students and elected officials...
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Scorpion in the suds
Escorpión en la espuma

No hay necesidad de cazador. Aunque las temperaturas afuera hayan estado frías, el Bronx Brewery se propuso calentar las cosas, y llevó a cabo la fiesta...
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Fighting fraud
Luchando contra el fraude

No existe tal cosa como demasiada información. Ese fue el mensaje de la concejal Annabel Palma y otros líderes de la comunidad, quienes se reunieron para discutir el fraude al consumidor...
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He can do it at Cannes
Caliente en Cannes

Nelson Peña se está globalizando. La última película del residente del Bronx, Trabajo, fue nominada recientemente para la selección oficial del Short Film Corner del Festival Internacional...
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Peers as partners
Pares como socios

"Hay decenas de miles de residentes del Bronx que pueden beneficiarse de este programa", dijo Jane Bedell. "El Departamento de Salud de la ciudad apoya el Programa de Prevención de la Diabetes". Como Bedell...
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Gearing up for The Get Down
Preparándose para The Get Down

"The Boogie Down" is ready for its close up. Director Baz Luhrmann — renowned creator of glittery film epics such as Romeo + Juliet, The Great Gatsby and Moulin Rouge! — has chosen the Bronx as the setting for his latest project...
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Surveying New York, in 7
Encuestando a Nueva York

New York City’s long-term plan is updated every four years, and Mayor Bill de Blasio will offer the newest version, PlaNYC, on Earth Day, April 22. The idea, according to a statement...
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Emergency Snow Laborers Wanted

The New York City Department of Sanitation is calling in emergency snow laborers to help remove snow and ice from bus stops, crosswalks, fire hydrants, and step streets throughout the City. Individuals interested in registering can do so at their local district DSNY garage.

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Lasting in love
Amor eterno

“I feel I got married yesterday.” Yet, what seemed like moments ago to Larry Cosentino was, in fact, June 6th 1948 – 67 years ago this summer.
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Tough talk for sweet success
Palabras duras, dulce exito

No habrá endulzado aquí. La Asociación Americana de Diabetes de Nueva York, en colaboración con Healthfirst, anunció su Expo 2015 de la Asociación Americana de Diabetes...
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I Love the Bronx – Parks Speak Up
Amo el Bronx – Opinando sobre los parques

On Sat., Feb. 28th, the Bronx Coalition of Parks and Green Spaces held its 21st Annual Bronx Parks Speak Up. The event attracted over 350 participants.
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Silver for the scholars
Puertas plateadas

La plata va para, bueno, todo el mundo. Durante el último cuarto de siglo, la Expo Latina de Universidades ha ayudado a los estudiantes de preparatorias locales a prepararse...
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Is the Cold Good for You?
Es el frío realmente bueno para usted?

Although extreme cold can bring health hazards such as frostbite, seasonal affective disorder, and respiratory infections – not to mention our constant complaints – the frigid weather also has its...
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New program grant for 9/11 Memorial Museum
Nuevo programa de becas para Museo Conmemorativo del 9/11

El Museo y Memorial Nacional 11 de septiembre ha anunciado que va a recibir una subvención de $750,000 dólares de la Fundación Andrew W. Mellon para apoyar la educación y los programas públicos...
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Support in Spanish
Apoyo en español

Union Community Health Center (UCHC) has started a weekly support group to help Spanish-speaking women in the community develop the skills necessary...
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2015 FSCNY/Moneygram Int’l Scholarship Program

FSCNY/Programa de Becas Moneygram International

FSCNY/Programa de Becas Moneygram International

Los Centros de Servicios Financieros de Nueva York, junto con MoneyGram International, se enorgullecen en presentar su programa de becas universitarias 2015.
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A boost for business
Un impulso a los negocios

Los pequeños negocios de alimentos propiedad de inmigrantes de la zona, están recibiendo un impulso de una iniciativa única organizada...
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“We were expected to be strong”
“Esperaban que fuéramos fuertes”

Iris Nieves is a survivor. The Bronx resident, who once struggled with depression, did not feel she could talk for many years to her family about her issues....
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In full flower
A plena flor

Flor de Toloache es la banda de mariachi, conformada sólo por mujeres, de la ciudad de Nueva York. Podría ser la mejor...
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Lesley’s Last Song
La última canción de Lesley

Lesley Gore’s last song was perhaps her least well known. The artist was the driving force and voice behind such classics as “It’s My Party” and “You Don’t Own Me”.
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Hands and hearts
Manos y corazones

Natalie nació con la mitad del corazón. Su madre, Eileen Bedid recibió la impactante noticia acerca de la condición de su hija a principio de su embarazo...
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Summer research grants
DSI ofrece becas de investigación de verano

El Instituto de Estudios Dominicanos de CUNY (DSI por sus siglas en inglés) proporcionará becas de investigación para que los profesores de colegios y universidades....
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Sprinting for STEM
Corriendo por STEM

Amber wants to be a veterinarian. The 9-year-old lights up when she sees a microscope and talks excitedly about her four pets. But part of the challenges...
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I Love the Bronx – Hot at Hostos

Amo el Bronx – Cálido en Hostos

Amo el Bronx – Cálido en Hostos

Mientras miraba en mi calendario los eventos del próximo mes, noté que muchos de los que estoy esperando se están celebrando en el Colegio Comunal Hostos. Eche un vistazo por sí mismo.
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The “Know Your Rights” Series

The Safety Net Project, together with Councilmember Andy King, will host its fourth in a series of “Know Your Rights” trainings on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at 7 p.m. at Boston Secor Community Center, 3540 Bivona Street. The session will focus on issues and safety net programs critical to many Bronx residents in District 12.

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King Coat Drive

In light of the frigid temperatures, Councilmember Andy King is mobilizing a coat drive for all Bronx residents. On Sun., Feb. 22nd, King will be distributing coats at his district office, located at 940 East Gun Hill Road. “There are far too many people – children and seniors included – who have been suffering through these bitter cold days...

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Love in the balance
Amor en equilibrio

Su primera entrevista en Goldman Sachs parecía prometedora. Pero poco después, la oportunidad se desvaneció. La historia de Ramón Lebron podría sonar familiar...
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“It starts with them”
“Empieza con ellos”

They got to speak with the Speaker. A group of students at MS/HS 223 in the Bronx received a special treat on Fri., Feb. 13, when City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito visited the school...
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Talking the Bronx 02.18.15
Hablando del Bronx 02.18.15

The Bronx Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. is hosting “Arts through the Ages,” its first Annual Black History Month Celebration, on Feb., 22nd from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This is a free event and open to the community...
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