Tag Archives: Community

Preventing Falls in Winter
Previniendo las caídas en el invierno

Cuando pensamos en prevención de caídas, podríamos estar más inclinados a pensar en las personas mayores. Después de todo, estamos a mayor riesgo de perder nuestro balance...
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Talking the Bronx 12.24.14
Hablando del Bronx 12.24.14

Únase a 1040 Lounge para una presentación de película sobre el fotógrafo Jamel Shabazz, seguido por preguntas y respuestas con el director Charlie Ahearn el viernes, 16 de enero de 6:30 p.m. a 9:00 p.m. En la infancia del hip-hop, el fotógrafo Jamel Shabazz documentó...
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I Love the Bronx: Forever Royalty
Amo el Bronx: Realeza por siempre

Earlier this year I had the pleasure of meeting Tynesha Hendricks, founder of Princess for a Lifetime. Princess for a Lifetime is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is “to bring joy and excitement to children living with life threatening illness...
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“To pray with you is a joy”
“Orar con ustedes es una alegría”

"¡Paz a todos los presentes!", exclamó el arzobispo de Nueva York, el cardenal Timothy Dolan. Emitió sus saludos el miércoles 10 de diciembre cuando llegó al Centro Católico de Salud San Vicente de Paúl...
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Holding court at the century mark
La corte de celebración

Tal como va el condado, también va el Tribunal Testamentario. El Bronx ha pasado la mayor parte del 2014 celebrando su centenario y ahora fue el turno del tribunal de marcar su 100° aniversario....
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Mixing fitness and illness
Ejercicio y enfermedad – ¿se pueden mezclar?

Es esa época del año cuando la tos y los resfriados están en todas partes. Ejercicio regular moderado es un gran refuerzo inmunitario, elevador del humor y un completo constructor de...
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Talking the Bronx 12.17.14
Hablando del Bronx 12.17.14

The Bronx Music Heritage Center (BMHC) and the Garifuna Coalition will present the “Second Annual Parranda con Paranda: A Puerto Rican and Garifuna Holiday Celebration...
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“Feels like open season”
“Se siente como temporada de caza”

A Staten Island’s grand jury’s decision on Dec. 3rd to not bring charges against New York Police Department (NYPD) Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of Eric Garner drew disappointed...
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Gear for good
En la dirección correcta

Es hora de ponerse en marcha, literalmente. Un grupo de concesionarios de automóviles locales quiere hacer más que ofrecerte moverte, quieren que contribuyas....
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Reaching for the read
Ayudar a leer

A group of Bronx kindergarten children filed into Morris Heights Medical Center (MHHC) this past Mon., Dec. 8th....
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I Love the Bronx: #intheBronx
Amo el Bronx: #intheBronx

Disponible en la mayoría de los teléfonos móviles, Instagram es una aplicación de fotografía y video que permite...
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Reveling with Renaissance
Deleitándose con Renaissance

More than turkey, it was about tradition. The clients at Renaissance Adult Day Services joined together on Tues., Nov. 25th for a holiday celebration filled with family and friends....
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Talking the Bronx 12.10.14
Hablando del Bronx 12.10.14

The New York Yankees, together with Bronx clergy members, will hold the organization’s 21st Annual Holiday Food Drive on Wed., Dec. 17th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m...
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Human Rights 365
Derechos humanos 365

El día de los Derechos Humanos, 10 de diciembre de cada año, conmemora la fecha en que la Asamblea General de las Naciones Unidas aprobó la Declaración Universal de los Derechos Humanos...
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Get on Board
Todos a las Juntas

Bronx residents are invited to make a difference in their community by joining their local Community Board. The Office of The Bronx Borough President will be accepting applications for all 12 Community Boards...
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House of the Spirits
La Casa de los Vinos

The staff at Columbia Wine Co. is looking to do more than just market merlot or peddle port. Visitors to the store, located at 170th Street and Broadway, will find shelves bursting with an array of vintages from around the world...
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Blow by blow with Kurtis

When it comes to being a pioneer, Kurtis Blow has got it covered. The Harlem-born legend was the first rapper signed to a major record label, the first to embark on a national concert tour, and notched the first gold record in rap history with The Breaks in 1980. Several decades into his career, Blow is still forging new ground.

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No indictment in Garner case

A Staten Island grand jury has voted to not file criminal charges against New York City Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo. The 43-year-old Garner was killed in July after Pantaleo placed him in a chokehold while attempting to arrest him for selling loose cigarettes. Pantaleo was stripped of his badge and gun following Garner’s death.

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Vargas is the Victor
Vargas es la Victoriosa

El senador estatal José Serrano visitó a la ganadora del concurso de carteles sobre el Día de la Tierra del Senado del Estado de Nueva York en la Escuela del Sagrado Corazón en Highbridge el lunes 3 de noviembre.
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Stagg serves it up
Stagg lo sirve

Los empleados de la empresa local de desarrollo de viviendas y administración Grupo Stagg, fueron de puerta en puerta el pasado lunes 24 de noviembre, entregando pavos en espera del día de Acción de Gracias.
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Prizes for the Parkies
Premios para los amantes de los parques

Over 29,000 of the city’s acres are devoted to parks, pools, nature centers and more. Across the five boroughs, 580...
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Talking the Bronx 11.26.14
Hablando del Bronx 11.26.14

Residents are invited to take part in the Third Annual Pelham Half Marathon on Sun., Nov. 30th from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The course starts and finishes at the intersection of Colonial and Stellar Avenues...
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WCS kicks off Toy Drive
WCS inaugura colecta de juguetes

On Fri., Nov. 21, Deputy Bronx Borough President Aurelia Greene joined officials from the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo, including WCS’ Executive Vice President of Public Affairs John F. Calvelli...
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The Goods Life
Alimento de Vida

While others might be worried about having a few more over for Thanksgiving dinner, Angel Caballero is ecstatic about his guests. All 300 of them. Caballero, who has served...
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Talking the Bronx 11.19.14
Hablando del Bronx 11.19.14

The Bronx Arts Ensemble and Singers present a holiday concert with music for St. Nicholas on Sat., Dec.11th and Sun., Dec. 12th. The concert is free, but space is limited and tickets are required...
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Este día de Acción de Gracias, ocúpese de su salud

Al final de mes, la mayoría de nosotros nos reuniremos con nuestros seres queridos para celebrar el día de Acción de Gracias. A pesar de que los días son más cortos y fríos, esta es una de mis fechas favoritas del año...

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Rocking the docs
Exhibiendo documentales

Lenno Carter smiled broadly as the house lights went back up at the Maysles Documentary Center in Harlem. The Bronx resident had just finished presenting a short documentary that he filmed....
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10 TIPS TO HELP SMOKERS QUIT
10 CONSEJOS PARA AYUDAR A LOS FUMADORES A DEJAR DE FUMAR

Celebre más cumpleaños con la Sociedad Americana del Cáncer dejando de fumar durante el Gran American Smokeout de este año. Si usted o alguien a quien usted ama está...
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Going with Gato
Acompañar a Gato

Algunos gatos la tienen difícil. En El gato con botas (Puss in Boots), se necesitan tres personas para hacer el trabajo de un gato...
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Artists for “After Afropolitan”
Se buscan artistas para “After Afropolitan”

The Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) is looking for artists to submit work to be considered for an upcoming exhibition, titled “After Afropolitan...
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A key to the city
Una llave de la ciudad

Cuando el alcalde Bill de Blasio aprobó una ley el mes de julio para crear un programa para una tarjeta de identificación, se consideró una victoria para las decenas de miles...
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Breakthrough on Brook
Gran avance en Brook

Vicki Been, comisionada del Departamento de Preservación y Desarrollo de Viviendas de la ciudad de Nueva York (HPD por sus siglas en inglés), recientemente se unió a su mayor socio asiático americano...
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Dollars and Sense
Dólares y buen juicio

When my daughter was presented with her first cell phone, she was quite happy then to be receiving a smartphone. It was our reasoning at the time that providing with her an iPhone would curb...
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No Garbage, Recycling or Organics Collection or Street Cleaning on Election Day

The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) today reminded New Yorkers that there will be no garbage, recycling, or organics collection, or street cleaning, on Election Day, Tuesday, November 4th...

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Celebrating formidable females
Celebrando a mujeres formidables

“I am a child abuse survivor.” The words were plain spoken and powerful. Bronx native Yadhira González-Taylor is an attorney, adjunct professor and author of children’s books...
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The Power of Powell
El poder de Powell

When Morgan Powell passed away in late September, it seemed to cast a shadow across the Bronx. "He was so passionate about the borough, and sharing that love with others...
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