Long before the Atkins diet, the South Beach Diet, and Weight Watchers, Bronx resident Marie Singletary was given to snacking on vegetables. She was not following a regime, just a habit...Read More »
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There they were: the dancing toy soldiers, the sugar plum fairies, the towering holiday tree, bursting with ornaments and satin ribbons...Read More »
Genovena Nieto just finished shopping for a new stroller and a baby carrier. She found them both, and didn't spend a dime. The new items will come in handy when Nieto has her third child, who is due on the 26th of December, just days after the Christmas holiday. How did she get such a great deal?...
This week, she tells of a special “Paradise” on the Grand Concourse. The terra-cotta façade and massive presence of the Loew’s Paradise Theater on Grand Concourse near 187th Street caught my eye, as it has so many Bronx residents, from the moment I spotted it as a teenager....
A Circle of care and thanks on Grace Avenue
Un círculo de cuidado y agradecimiento en la Avenida Grace
Las preparaciones del Día de Acción de Gracias en el Centro ‘Workmen’s Circle Multicare’ atrajo una diversa multitud mientras los residentes ayudaban a preparar comida para el festín anual del Centro. “Tenemos muchas personas diferentes, y nos gusta hacer actividades prácticas para traer algunas de sus memorias”...
While many have spent the last few weeks in earnest preparation for a holiday feast, for others, this season of preparation has also included searching out employment opportunities. With the borough’s unemployment rate recently rated as highest in the state at 12.5%....
Lincoln Hospital Achieves Prestigious Palliative Care Certification
Hospital Lincoln Recibe Prestigiosa Certificación de Atención Paliativa
I Love the Bronx: St. Peter’s Church, Parkchester and Appreciation
Amo el Bronx: Iglesia de San Pedro, Parkchester y su apreciación
What it took me to show you that I love you...Read More »
Seeking to ensure the diversity of NYC as high-tech capital
Buscando asegurar la diversidad de NYC como capital de alta tecnología
Purim, which began this past Wednesday night, commemorates the triumph over an enemy who sought to vanquish the Jews...Read More »
A ‘Lot’ of Promise Fulfilled: Acacia breaks ground on The Mosholu Gardens
Una promesa cumplida: Acacia comienza ‘The Mosholu Gardens’
Congressional district rouses clear show of unity from Bronx leaders
Distrito congresional provoca demostración de unidad entre líderes del Bronx
Power to Learn: exploring Latino cultures (and doing her homework)
Poder para aprender: explorando diversidad dentro de las culturas latinas
It was announced this past week that two Bronx institutions are hiring for the new season...Read More »
Bars were crowded around the city this past Sunday night for the Giants-49ers playoff game. And the Applebee’s Restaurant in the Gateway Center of the Bronx was no exception. Despite the enthusiasm, there was no rowdiness; the atmosphere was mellow...Read More »
Success for Jason Ruta – more so than for others – can be measured in very small steps. Ruta is the director of physical therapy at the Westchester Square Physical...Read More »
“Brides” in white – and in step – march against violence
“Novias” en Blanco y en Fila Marchan contra la Violencia
La Cámara de Comercio de Cosmetología y Belleza Hispana de Nueva York inauguró el Año Nuevo con un paso histórico, ya que introdujo un nuevo programa certificado que por primera vez contará con la colaboración de un colegio....