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EL MUSEO DEL BARRIO

As announced this past Tues., Apr. 30th, the seventh edition of El Museo’s biennial exhibition, La Bienal 2013, will feature work by 35 emerging Latino and Latin American artists, from newly-minted to mid-career, who live and work in New York City metropolitan area. Simultaneously, El Museo is launching RADIANCE: After-Hours at El Museo a free Wednesday night after-hours summer art and...

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I Love the Bronx: G.Y.M.
Amo el Bronx: G.Y.M.

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of meeting Joseph L. Ziegler at the Bronx River Alliance’s Winter Assembly. He was asked to share his story about...
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Record turnout at Run
Récord de registro en carrera

Under a cloudless, blue sky and with temperatures hovering in the low 70’s, more than a 1000 men, women and children, both avid marathoners...
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An Open Eco-House
Casa abierta, a lo verde

Community Environmental Center (CEC), a Queens-based not-for-profit that brings energy efficiency to New York’s residential buildings...
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Talking the Bronx 05.01.13

The Bronx Academy of Art & Dance (BAAD!) will present its annual spring dance festival “The Boogie Down Dance Series” from Sat., May 4th through Sat., June 1st, at BAAD!, located at 841 Barretto Street in the Hunts Point section of the South Bronx. The festival features a mix of home-grown Bronx dance and dance from around New York City, and presents a diversity of dance in the Bronx...

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In the KNIC of time
Patinando hacia el final

Lucy Paxos y su esposo abrieron Capital Diner en la esquina de Kingsbridge Road y la Avenida Jerome en el 1970. Ella dijo que era un tiempo bueno para...
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Black gold and green thumbs
Oro negro y Planetarios

Aunque el evento se trataba de verde, el lunes, 22 de abril, el Jardín Botánico de Nueva York celebro el Día de la Tierra con el color negro.
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Pretty Pink Pollock at Poe Park

Pretty Pink Pollock is a part of a five-year project which was produced by 100 students in collaboration with artist Ray Felix. The work on display was influenced by the paintings and techniques of Abstract Expressionist Jackson Pollock. Each Pollock tapestry was created with a minimum of thirty...

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Private lives in public housing

Vidas privadas en viviendas públicas

Vidas privadas en viviendas públicas

parecer un poco de trivia obscura, pero la contestación podría sorprenderle. ¿Qué tienen en común Sonia Sotomayor, Jay-Z y Jimmy Carter?
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A Call-In to drive change

Haciendo un llamado para el cambio

Haciendo un llamado para el cambio

Ana García-Reyes normalmente es vista merodeando el Colegio Comunal Hostos, donde trabaja como Directora de Programas Internacionales y Asistente...
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Springing into health and happiness

An event planner scarcely needs reason for celebration. Any excuse will do – and spring offers abundant motivation. On Sat., Apr. 20th, event planners who routinely execute weddings, parties, quinceañeras and more got together to plan something a little different: “Let’s Bloom,” a free nutrition health and wellness festival...

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I Love the Bronx: South Bronx Unite

Amo el Bronx: South Bronx Unite

Amo el Bronx: South Bronx Unite

El sábado 20 de abril, South Bronx Unite, una alianza de los residentes del sur del Bronx, organizaciones y simpatizantes, celebró su 17° tour anual en bicicleta en la zona costera del sur del Bronx.
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Giving to save
Donando para salvar

After the Boston Marathon bombings on Mon., Apr. 15th, there were reports of marathoners who sprinted to the nearest blood donation center after having already run over 26 miles... En-espanol

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Spare time, make change

Time is precious. It can seem that there is never enough of it to address what needs doing: school, work, family.

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A bridge of hands, a show of force

Un puente de manos, una demostración de fuerza

Un puente de manos, una demostración de fuerza

Yvette Montanez sostenía un cartel con una fotografía de su hija Aisha Santiago, de 25 años, quien fue baleada y muerta en el Bronx en el 2009.
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Sweet game of hardball
Dulce juego del béisbol ‘duro’

Hardballers got an opportunity to shine on Fri., April 19th at the Bronx Middle School Hardball Kickoff at Macombs Dam Park. Two teams, Urban Science Academy and Bronx School for Law and... En-espanol

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I Love the Bronx: St. Paul’s turns 131

Amo el Bronx: St. Paul cumple 131 años

Amo el Bronx: St. Paul cumple 131 años

No hay escasez de lugares de culto en el Bronx. Sea cual sea su creencia religiosa, hay un lugar para usted en nuestro condado...
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Models at Monroe
Modelos en Monroe

This past Thurs., Apr. 18th, students set out for another day of classes, but for some male high school students, the lesson of the day would ...
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Unstoppable
Imparable

Cándida González, de 25 años, es una fuerza en constante movimiento. A menudo es vista corriendo alrededor de su vecindario o persiguiendo a su ahijada, Myracle, en el parque...
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Stress Awareness Month—Take Our Family Pledge

Mes de la Concientización Sobre el Estrés—Tome Nuestra Promesa Familiar

Mes de la Concientización Sobre el Estrés—Tome Nuestra Promesa Familiar

Es el Mes de la Concientización Sobre el Estrés! Como esta usted liberándose del estrés en su rutina diaria? Ya sea que esté usted recuperándose aún del haber completado...
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A joint effort at Union Community Health Center
Un esfuerzo conjunto en el Centro Comunitario de Salud Union

El pasado jueves 5 de abril, el Centro Comunitario de Salud Union (Union) inició el mes nacional de terapia ocupacional ofreciendo exámenes gratuitos de terapia ocupacional ...
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Talking the Bronx 04.17.13

This coming Fri., Apr. 19th from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., the Bronx Museum of the Arts will present an Open House of its new exhibit Solace on the Line. A year ago, Todd Heisler, a New York Times staff photographer who has won two Pulitzer Prizes for photography, and Susan Hartman, a journalist...

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Lehman Community To ‘Take Back the Night’

Take Back the Night’ en Lehman el 24 de abril

Take Back the Night’ en Lehman el 24 de abril

Lehman College will host its annual “Take Back the Night” event on Wednesday, April 24, from 2-8 p.m. Guest speakers include New York State Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj of the 80th District in the Bronx...
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50 years on the right track
50 años por el buen camino

Medio siglo. Neighborhood Cycle, en el 571 de Courtland Avenue ha permanecido en la familia de Jeffrey Martone durante más de 50 años...
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I Love the Bronx: G.I.V.E. at Starlight Park

Yo amo el Bronx: G.I.V.E. en el Parque Starlight

Yo amo el Bronx: G.I.V.E. en el Parque Starlight

I’ve written about Starlight Park several times and still hear many of the same questions. Among them are: “Where is this park located?”... En-espanol

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Glamour Gals and Workmen’s

Chicas Glamour y Workmen’s

Chicas Glamour y Workmen’s

The Glamour Gals were in the house. On Apr. 13th, about 15 students from Herbert H. Lehman High School spent their Saturday afternoon with ... En-espanol

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On B.A.S.E, and ahead of the game
En B.A.S.E y con ventaja

La semana pasada cerca de 120 estudiantes y padres de familia del Bronx le echaron una mirada al futuro. A la residente de la cooperativa de la...
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Not just fun and games
No sólo diversión y juegos

Cuando el hijo de Melissa García, Elijah, tenía cinco años, le dijo a todos sus amigos en el jardín de niños que quería ser paleontólogo. "Sonaba como un...
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A la calle

If you are walking down 116th Street in El Barrio, you might not have noticed at first that you are hungry. But you will. Even if you’ve just finished a full meal, the chances are your appetite will stir again. All along the busy thoroughfare, as the sun warms the sidewalk, food street vendors...

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Pioneer League: Doing the right thing
Liga Pioneer: haciendo lo correcto

Este sábado 6 de abril, se celebrará un partido de fútbol americano en el Parque de la represa Macombs. A diferencia de otros encuentros...
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Acacia comes to Andrews

This past Thurs., Apr. 4th, The Acacia Network celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Andrews Avenue Individualized Residential Alternative (IRA) facility, the latest addition to Acacia Network’s services for people with developmental disabilities.

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I Love the Bronx: Listen and Share
Amo el Bronx: Escucha y Comparte

Me gusta mucho escuchar historias de vida de las personas. Recientemente tuve una conversación con un taxista que me recogió cerca de Fordham. Él dijo que vino a Nueva York desde México a mediados de 1970...
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MAD About Dance flies high
MAD About Dance vuela alto

Rarely do Tennessee Williams, Lady Gaga and Lewis Carroll ever share the same stage. But Michiyo Tanaka, founder of dance company MAD About Dance, is equally adept at combining these disparate influences in her work as a founder and choreographer...
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Monroe student earns gold at the ACF Northeast Regional

Student Gabriela Grande was the first ever culinary student from Monroe College to compete at the American Culinary Federation’s Northeast Regional Conference, held at the Turning Stone Hotel in Verona, NY.

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Wave Hill Events

In early April, Wave Hill still has the full-on vistas west to the Hudson and Palisades, offset by carpets and carpets of Glory-of-the-snow, crocus and other ephemerals spreading at visitors’ feet. But by late April story shifts up to the trees, by then blossoming...

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Paying Tribute to 100-Year-Old Bronxites

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will host the borough’s third centenarian celebration to pay tribute to Bronxites who are or will turn 100 years old in 2013. This Bronx Week event salutes seniors from throughout the borough in recognition of their remarkable longevity...

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