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Giving like Brackett
Entregando como Brackett

Podría ser el año del Caballo de Madera para los chinos, pero para los residentes locales del Bronx, el 2014 podría ser mejor identificado como el Año de Brackett.
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The Definition of Dominican
Ser dominicano

Armando Batista es actor, escritor y educador. Sus padres son de la República Dominicana y él nació en los Estados Unidos y creció en Washington Heights.In-English

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Lights, camera…Lehman
Luces, cámara, Lehman

Students at the City University of New York’s LehmanCollege have gained hands-on experience in film production, while highlighting key attractions in the Bronx.
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Best Online Resources
Las mejores fuentes en internet

Cuando se trata de la crianza de los hijos, no hay una guía perfecta para ayudarnos en algunos de los momentos difíciles. ¿Debo amamantar?
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I Have a Dream
Tengo Un Sueño

I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation.
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Smart Snacking for Super Bowl Sunday

Bocadillos inteligentes para el domingo de Super Bowl

Bocadillos inteligentes para el domingo de Super Bowl

Super Bowl Sunday seems like the perfect opportunity to overindulge in our favorite junk foods. But for those who suffer from digestive issues including heartburn...
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A snow day’s sipping
Bebidas para un día de nieve

¿Desafiando la nieve y disfrutando las maravillas del invierno? Una vez que estés listo para colgar tus guantes...
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Talking the Bronx 01.15.14
Hablando del Bronx 01.15.14

On Mon., Jan. 20th, Trinity Baptist Church, together with Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr., invites you to “Remembering the Legacy of Reverend ...
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No Garbage Collection or Street Cleaning on Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) announced today that in observance of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, there will be no garbage, organics or recycling collection, or street cleaning on Monday, January 20, 2014. In addition, all Sanitation Department administrative offices will be closed...

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Mother Cabrini announces closure
Mother Cabrini anuncia su cierre

After over a hundred years of educating young women, Mother Cabrini High School announced on Tues., Jan. 14th that it would be closing its doors...
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Three Kings Day Celebration in the Bronx

State Senator Jeffrey Klein (D-Bronx) and Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda (D-Bronx) hosted the first annual Three Kings celebration at Melcher Hall at the Church of Holy Family in the Parkchester section of the Bronx this past Sat., Jan. 11. To many who celebrate Christmas, Three Kings Day marks the official end of the Christmas season.

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Hoot. Grrr. Roar.
Hasta arriba

Cavemen would don the hides of slaughtered Paleolithic bears, and Greek heroes such as Hercules was said to have sported the furs and the maneEn-espanol

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Miracle on the Deegan

The stars must have been aligned perfectly as a single-engine fixed-winged plane with three passengers onboard made an emergency landing – in the northbound Major Deegan a 1/2 mile south of the East 233 Street exit. The unusual incident was reported at 3:26 p.m., on Sat., Jan. 4, when...

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The landmarked lobby
El vestíbulo histórico

El espacio del vestíbulo en el que se encuentran los murales de Ben Shahn dentro de la Oficina General de Correos del Bronx, fue declarado...In-English

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Play C-BALL!

More than just snowballs were being thrown in the South Bronx this weekend. This past Sat., Jan. 4th, the Monroe Mustangs women’s basketball team ran a basketball clinic for a group of young Bronxites at the C-BALL Community Board Athletic Scholarship League.

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I Love the Bronx: Winter Walk
Amo el Bronx: Caminata invernal

Mientras que tendemos a asociar las visitas a Orchard Beach con el verano, caminar por el sendero natural Kazimiroff en la isla...In-English

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New ADAs Named

This past Mon., Jan. 6th, 2014, Bronx District Attorney Robert T. Johnson announced the hiring of 15 new Assistant District Attorneys. The New ADAs began a one week training program this week under the supervision of Assistant District Attorney Cari E. Ferreiro, Chief of Litigation Training.

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Who’s on first?

The first Montefiore baby of 2014 was born January 1 at 12.15 am. Kairi Evany Cid Bravo was born at Montefiore’s Weiler Hospital on the Einstein Campus, weighing in at 7 lbs, 13 oz and measuring 19 ½ inches. Proud first-time Mom Kaori Bravo from the South Bronx is shown here...

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The Seeking Space
Espacio de búsqueda

The city seems to know only one rhythm – quick. Despite the need to match its furious steps, there is always reason enough to pause. You just have to look.
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The Definition of Dominican
Ser dominicano

Un fallo de un tribunal dominicano revocó recientemente la ciudadanía de todos los de padres nacidos en el extranjero desde junio de 1929.
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Wave Hill Events
Eventos Wave Hill

This week, celebrate the return of concerts to Wave Hill House’s magnificent Armor Hall, after a two-year renovation of the house. Glyndor Gallery ...
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Mi Gente: Pope as Person of the Year?

Mi Gente: El Papa ¿la persona del año?

Mi Gente: El Papa ¿la persona del año?

No todos los años las revistas Time Magazine y The Advocate, la más antigua en el país de interés para la comunidad LGBTQ, están de acuerdo en quién es...
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Healthy Resolutions 2014

Resoluciones Saludables 2014

Resoluciones Saludables 2014

El nuevo año ha llegado y todos se apresuran a realizar sus resoluciones de año nuevo. Este año 2014, asegúrese de que obtener y mantener la buena salud permanezcan al tope de su lista.
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Talking the Bronx 01.01.13
Hablando del Bronx 01.01.13

As part of an ongoing tradition, Angel Hernandez of The Bronx Historical Society, will celebrate Edgar Allan Poe's 205th birthday with an...
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Be a Better Parent in 2014
Sea un mejor padre en el 2014

¿Cuando fue la última vez que te dijiste a ti mismo, “Realmente deseo esto para mi”? Si te pareces a la mayoría de las madres, probablemente la respuesta...
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El Hombre Complejo

En plein air The French expression means "in the open air," and is typically used to describe the act of painting outdoors.
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A platter for all palates
Un platillo para todos los paladares

Esta es la temporada para divertirse, y cada fiesta necesita un platillo. En Inwood Gourmet, su fiesta y necesidades gastronómicas son atendidas gracias...
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Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio appoints Bronx native Gladys Carrión as ACS Commissioner

Se nombra Gladys Carrión, nativa del Bronx, como comisionada de la ACS

Se nombra Gladys Carrión, nativa del Bronx, como comisionada de la ACS

Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio appoints Bronx native Gladys Carrión as ACS Commissioner Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio appointed South Bronx native Gladys Carrión this past Sun.,
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I Love the Bronx: Mulchfest

Yo amo el Bronx: Mulchfest

Yo amo el Bronx: Mulchfest

Como parte de nuestra serie en curso de BFP que destaca los espacios favoritos, las cosas y las personas de nuestra ciudad, nos dirigimos...
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OEM Issues Winter Storm Warning

A citywide winter storm warning has been issued starting Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 6:00PM until 1:00PM on Friday, January 3, 2014. The current forecast calls for 6-8 inches of snow accompanied by strong winds and low temperatures.

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Bill de Blasio’s Inauguration Speech

Discurso de inauguración de Bill de Blasio

Discurso de inauguración de Bill de Blasio

Thank you, President Clinton, for your kind words. It was an honor to serve in your administration, and we’re all honored by your presence.
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Acacia Answers | Consejos del Doctor

The Acacia Network Doctor’s Corner | Acacia Answers Consejos del Doctor 2014 2013

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Rangel readies to run
Rangel se alista para postularse

El león está buscando rugir. Y bailar. El Congresista Charles B. Rangel, de 83 años, lo hizo oficial y anunció el pasado jueves...
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The Bronx Gift Guide
Guía de regalos del Bronx

The holidays are here, and so are the wishlists. No matter the occasion, and whoever the lucky recipient might be, the gift still remains yours to give.
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The world of Ricardo
El mundo de Ricardo

Jenni Ruiza and Jesenia — both actresses, writers, comedians, and Bronx natives — are two very funny ladies. Put them together, and they're quite a formidable pair.
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Wave Hill Holiday Events
Eventos navideños de Wave Hill

¿Podría ser algún entorno más inspirador que Wave Hill para reflexionar las resoluciones de año nuevo? Deje que las amplias y serenas vistas, y la belleza de cada uno de los detalles
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