Tag Archives: News

Backed in the Bronx
Respaldado por el Bronx

Mayoral candidate Bill Thompson has been on a Bronx blitz. In the feverish days leading to Primary Day, he has made it a point to spend maximum ...
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The Marathon Man
El hombre maratón

Bill Thompson is in no rush. By all measures, the candidate for Mayor should be. His schedule is particularly packed on this day, and staff members...
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“New generation of leadership”
“Nueva generación de liderazgo”

Hay cosas peores que ser considerado afable. Pero en una contienda que, en los últimos tiempos, se ha caracterizado por intercambios ardientes...
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“Every community is unique”
“Cada comunidad es única”

Running for office requires a lot of fuel. Fortunately for New York State Senator Daniel Squadron, who is campaigning for Public Advocate, he was in...
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An alliance forged
Se forja una alianza

Kenia Amparo ha vivido en Washington Heights desde el 1990. Dice que recuerda como los adictos a las drogas y los traficantes que las vendían...
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A Vigil for Islan
Una Vigilia para Islan

Eso es lo que aquellos reunidos para una vigilia en honor a Islan Nettles dijeron mató al joven de 21 años. Nettles, una mujer transgénero...
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Writ large on the walls

Escribiendo en grande en las paredes

Escribiendo en grande en las paredes

The walls can speak. New York City is full of tales, some of which are right in front of us. Hundreds of mural and graffiti...
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I Love the Bronx: From on high

Yo amo el Bronx: Desde arriba

Yo amo el Bronx: Desde arriba

Recently, I was out of town, and in traveling in and out of the city, I was afforded the opportunity to see our borough in a completely different way.
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The YUM Vote
El voto YUM

Como mamás jóvenes tenemos mucho que considerar cuando votemos -nuestros hijos, su educación, nuestra salud y la vivienda.
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In Remembrance

Below are a few events that will be held locally in remembrance of September 11, 2001. Day of Remembrance at Lou Gehrig Plaza. Friday, Sept. 13th. The Ceremony will include a performance by the All-Girl String Orchestra of the Bronx Global Learning Institute for Girls.

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“Will you vote for me?”
“¿Votarías por mí?”

“El dinero es poder”. No es de sorprender que la afirmación venga de alguien que aspira a servir como administrador financiero de más de ...
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The Clean-up Brew
El equipo de limpieza

Este Bud fue para el Bronx. Budweiser recientemente tuvo un tipo de flujo diferente – uno que tenia todo que ver con promover las delicias...
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Rewriting the Code
Rescribiendo el codigo

California has Silicon Valley; New York has an Alley. Members of New York City’s tech community, known as the citizens of Silicon Alley, gathered...
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Cuentos en Clemente

In its four decades, Roberto Clemente State Park has been the setting for countless stories and memories that have been permanently filed into the...
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A Brisk Bago en Bodega
Bago en las Bodegas

Michael Díaz, also known as his alter ego Juan Bago, is on tour. And he is relying on quarter waters, the popular, candy-colored juice drinks, to get...
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Why I am Running
Porque me Postulo

Christine Quinn has served as a City Councilmember for the lower West Side of Manhattan since 1999. In 2006, she was elected Speaker, making her...
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Back to School
Temporada de regreso a clases

By now, your kids are probably feeling the back-to-school rush of angst and/or exhilaration that comes at this time of the year. Here are some...
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Mi Gente: Stop and Frisk

Mi Gente: Detenciones y Cacheos

Mi Gente: Detenciones y Cacheos

Con dos novedades legislativas y una decisión jurídica en un par de semanas, parece que la política de detención y cacheo, como la efectúa...
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Talking the Bronx 08.28.13

On Thurs., Aug. 29th, the Bronx Terminal Market will celebrate the imminent school season with a day of outdoor activities. The Back-to-School Event has a lineup of free activities that begin at 5:00 p.m. on Bronx Terminal Market’s Level 6 Garage Roof Deck, and will feature face painting, haircuts from Slique Hair Studio, a Dinosaur Safari Scavenger Egg...

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“Truth to power”
“La verdad al poder”

Esta ombudsman es una dama. Mientras que otras carreras en esta temporada electoral parecen estar dominadas por historias de pecado, redención y...
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The Inconceivable Campaign
La campaña inconcebible

Anthony Weiner is an addict. And he is happy to admit it. “If they ever invent the IV drip that goes right into my arm, I’ll be hooked up.” It's coffee...
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Rojo y rápido

Joana Pacheco, de 14 años de edad, juega al fútbol tres veces a la semana. Ella ya sabe driblar, bloquear y anotar. El martes 13 de agosto, pudo...
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What a waste: NYCHA mess at Throggs Neck Houses

Indiana Jones he is not, but Alexander Malloy has become very acquainted with fighting back against swamps and eruptions. In the past four years...

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Explícamelo: The Crisis in Egypt

Explícamelo: La Crisis en Egipto

Explícamelo: La Crisis en Egipto

¿Puede explicar la naturaleza de los disturbios civiles actuales en Egipto? Después de décadas de gobierno autoritario, desde Sadat hasta Mubarak
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Catch Rider takes off
Catch Rider despega

Do aspiring rappers from the South Bronx and a 14-year-old girl from a small Appalachian town have much in common? Novelist and Bronx resident...
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Scoop serves it up

However you like your chicken, choices abound uptown. There is chicken roasted, stewed and fried; there are wings, breasts or thighs; dark meat...

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A Baby Story – Mino and Bob

Historia de un bebe – Mino y Bob

Historia de un bebe – Mino y Bob

¿A quien no le agrada una buena historia sobre un bebé? Como padres, nos encanta hablar sobre los síntomas, belleza y sorpresas que vienen con...
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Talking the Bronx 08.21.13
Hablando del Bronx 08.21.13

6th Annual Allerton Avenue Festival On Sun., Aug. 25th, the Allerton Avenue Festival and International Food Show invites residents to celebrate cultural...
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Voting to spend

The people of East Harlem have spoken. And they want a solar-powered greenhouse. Last Monday, about 100 people gathered at the Johnson Community Center at Lexington and 113th Street to celebrate...

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House and home
Casa y hogar

Daisy Vargas se paró frente a su casa en Castle Hill, a pocos pasos de la entrada. Estaba vacía y probablemente se mantendrá así durante...
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Mi Gente: Is the A-Rod Suspension Fair?

Mi Gente: La suspensión de A-Rod es justa?

Mi Gente: La suspensión de A-Rod es justa?

The number 13 has been living up to its reputation as an unlucky one for one pelotero. New York Yankees third baseman Alexander Emmanuel...
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Age is nothing but a voter

La edad no es otra cosa que un votante

La edad no es otra cosa que un votante

In any hotly contested political race, candidates typically relish the opportunity to reach a large segment of likely voters at a single event.
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Juegos de trabajo
Games of work

Dos estudiantes de secundaria del Bronx acaban de lograr su trabajo ideal-probar juegos para Nickelodeon. En el Bronx Tech Meetup...
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A veteran Pretty Boy
Un niño bonito veterano

Ismael Miranda ha sido conocido como un niño bonito. Y él está a gusto con eso. “El Niño Bonito de la Salsa,” como el salsero Miranda ha sido conocido...
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Talking the Bronx 08.14.13

#BodegaSnax, a new contest that promotes healthy snacks in bodegas on Instagram and Facebook, will run through Tues., Sept. 10th. Over the next four...
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Why I Am Running
Porque me postulo

My story is like so many New York stories. It began somewhere else. My family immigrated from Taiwan when I was five years old, looking for the...
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