Tag Archives: Community

The booth is back
El stand está de vuelta

It's a reboot for the booth. Under the elevated subway tracks on Southern Boulevard and 174th Street, an eye-catching public art installation has been unveiled...
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Brothers and keepers
Hermanos y guardianes

At the age of 14, Tarik Carr lost his mother to cancer. He channeled his grief into helping other youths, and has spent nearly a decade as a mentor in Health People’s Kids-Helping-Kids...
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Talking the Bronx 07.22.15
Hablando del Bronx 07.22.15

Visit the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts on Sat., Aug. 8th at 8 p.m. for a special performance by Formell y Los Van Van. Founded by the Cuban...
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Care Starts With You
Cuidar de los demás empieza en ti

One of my favorite quotes is by Rosalynn Carter. It is, “There are only four kinds of people in the world: those who have been caregivers, those who currently are caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need caregivers.”...
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Keep cool with Con Ed
Manténgase fresco con Con Ed

With hot and muggy weather ahead, Con Edison wants to remind customers to use energy wisely, while saving money. New Yorkers can stay cool all summer by following these money-saving conservation tips...
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“Our streets, not Wall Street”
“Nuestras calles, no Wall Street”

A sweltering heat wave did little to tamp the enthusiasm of yellow taxi drivers and their backers, this past Mon., July 20th.
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One year later
Un año después

Ellos no olvidan. El primer aniversario de la muerte de Eric Garner estuvo marcado por toda la ciudad con mítines, vigilias y protestas, y los participantes insistieron en que seguirán presionando para que se haga justicia en su caso....
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More than parlor talk
Más que hablar

“I wanted to shoot for the stars.” Though Gabrielle Jasmin had always aimed high, studying the skies wasn’t what interested her. It was the idea of working in white that drove her....
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Zanes at the Zoo
Zanes en el Zoológico

In his only large outdoor show all summer, Grammy Award-winning musician Dan Zanes will perform with his band, Dan Zanes and Friends, on Sat., July 25th on the historic Astor Court at WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) Bronx Zoo.
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Pre-K Seats Still Available
Lugares disponibles en pre-jardín de infantes

Aún hay disponibilidad en lugares de pre-jardín de infantes gratuito, de día completo y de alta calidad. Este verano, por primera vez, el Departamento de Educación...
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Break for dance

Statement Arts is hosting free hip-hop dance classes by artist Lya Pouleyy for children ages 5-14 starting this Sat., Jul. 18th. Classes will be divided up by age, and will be hosted over three weeks. The workshop will take place at the United Palace, at 176th Street and Broadway...

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Garner Anniversary Events

Various events are being held throughout the city to commemorate the one-year anniversary of death of Eric Garner. Below is a selected list. Fri., July 17th - Manhattan 5:30 p.m. Millions March NYC, NYC ShutItDown, Peoples Power Assemblies and Black Lives Matter NYC...

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The new Power Rangers
Los nuevos Power Rangers

Most New Yorkers wouldn't consider taking the stairs to reach the top of the Empire State Building, but by late August, some uptown summer campers might feel like they've done that dozens of times...
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Strokes, in step
Pinceladas para el bien

"Era un desastre caminando". Russell M. recordó cómo se enfrentó a los tribunales después de luchar contra el abuso de sustancias. Era agosto de 2014 y tenía que hacer un cambio....
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Make that an MD
Lograr un título en medicina

The doctors will be in. For the first time in its nearly 170-year history, the City University of New York and City College will award the MD degree.
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Vinyl visions
Visiones de vinilo

Escuchar y mirar. Los amantes de la música pueden ahora disfrutar del doble de su placer, gracias a una nueva exposición del Bronx que destaca...
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Fourth is first
El cuarto fue el primero

Last year’s fourth grade students at Christ the King Elementary School (CTK) can now add another line to their publishing credentials – International Literary...
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It goes to Gómez
Van con Gómez

Después de ir a lo nacional, lo mantuvieron local. La Junta Directiva de la City University de Nueva York (CUNY por sus siglas en inglés) anunció el pasado...
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Reading rules
Reglas de lectura

Alexandra won’t be bored this summer. She’ll be busy instead. The P.S. 5 Inwood student is gearing up for her entry into the third grade this fall with a stacked summer – literally....
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Settlement reached in Garner case
Acuerdo alcanzado en el caso Garner

La familia de Eric Garner ha alcanzado un acuerdo de $5.9 millones de dólares con la ciudad. El anuncio fue hecho el lunes 13 de julio por el contralor Scott Stringer y un abogado de la familia Garner....
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A Talk with Thompson
Una plática con Thompson

Hace un año, la oficina del fiscal del distrito de Brooklyn anunció que no buscaría arrestos por drogas de bajo nivel. Específicamente: no procesaría a las personas arrestadas...
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Talking the Bronx 07.15.15
Hablando del Bronx 07.15.15

Visit the Museum of Bronx History on Sun., Jul. 19th, for a screening of the documentary Hava Nagila. Known for its upbeat and celebratory melody...
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Savor the swirl
Saborear el remolino

Los fuegos artificiales no tienen que desaparecer. Aunque las celebraciones del Día de la Independencia han concluido, hay una nueva razón para levantar una copa...
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I Love the Bronx: Fade comes fast
Amo el Bronx: El desvanecimiento llega rápido

There is a change coming. A 15-million dollar deal will soon transform a complete city block near Parkchester, displacing over 30 mom-and-pop...
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A Revolutionary’s Rhythm
Un ritmo revolucionario

Después de una exitosa carrera en el Teatro Public, el dramaturgo, compositor y actor Lin-Manuel Miranda muda el musical Hamilton al Teatro Richard Rodgers...
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From crisis to constancy
De la crisis a la constancia

When Lisa Dieguez became homeless, she struggled not to become hopeless too. But with few-to-none resources at hand, and carrying the weight of former instances of substance abuse...
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Broken no more
Quebrantada, no más

Rebecca L. está especialmente calificada para su nueva posición. Después de luchar durante años contra la adicción a las drogas y el alcohol...
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I Love the Bronx‎: Here in Haven
Amo el Bronx‎: Aquí en Haven

The Mott Haven section of our borough has always fascinated me. It is the borough's southernmost section from the Bronx Kill waterway up...
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Bright lights on the Boogie Down
Brillantes en el Boogie Down

Durante más de tres décadas, el icónico letrero neón de Silvercup Studios se ha elevado por encima del East River en Queens, marcando el sitio donde numerosos programas de televisión...
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Community Policing: More of the Same
Vigilancia Policial: más de lo mismo

A few of us stopped by Nagle Avenue this past Friday to picket against the announcement of Mayor Bill De Blasio and New York Police Department (NYPD) Commissioner Bill Bratton...
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Talking the Bronx – 07.08.15
Hablando del Bronx – 07.08.15

The Bronx Borough President’s Office offers residents an opportunity to tour some of the borough’s urban farms. On Sat., Jul. 11th, the Bronx Farms Youth Tour....
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Game of dolls
Juego de muñecas

He’ll go 10 for the 10. Carmelo Mercado, 63, may be retired, but the former member of the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) has serious work – and many a tough decision – ahead....
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A winning woman
Una mujer ganadora

El Senador Charles E. Schumer necesita algunas buenas mujeres. El Senador de los E.U. por Nueva York ha lanzado una encuesta ‘online’ preguntándole a los residentes que mujer neoyorquina....
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Breathe easier this summer
Respire mejor este verano

Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are conditions that affect your lungs. They may cause you to have shortness of breath and a cough...
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Feet first
Los primeros pies

El mundo sabe que pueden correr, patear y anotar, ¿pero pueden flotar? Recién salidas de su victoria 5-2 frente a Japón, las integrantes de la selección nacional femenil...
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Broadway Barks

Time to raise the roof- and give a woof. Broadway star Bernadette Peters will sign copies of her newly published third children’s book...
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