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Taking a healthy bite of the Bronx

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...

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En pointe at the hospital

There they were: the dancing toy soldiers, the sugar plum fairies, the towering holiday tree, bursting with ornaments and satin ribbons...

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Building a nest for child and mother alike

Construyendo un nido para el niño y la madre por igual

Construyendo un nido para el niño y la madre por igual

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?...
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I Love the Bronx: Paradise Theater
Yo amo el Bronx: Teatro Paradise

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....
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A Circle of care and thanks on Grace Avenue

Un círculo de cuidado y agradecimiento en la Avenida Grace

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”...
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A frozen treat comes to the borough
Llega al condado un regalo congelado


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On the line, and on the grind
En la línea y trabajando

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%....
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Striking at Sunny Day
Piqueteando en Sunny Day

Las cosas no han estado tan soleadas para Sunny Day Car Wash por algún tiempo – pero los residentes y activistas locales...
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A mother like no other
Una madre como ninguna otra

Great mothers are often considered unsung heroes. But Bronxite Sherise Martínez got her turn in the spotlight when the young...
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PAL at the Point
PAL en ‘Hunts Point’: Un equipo ganador

Jack Tambor, padre de Denise Goodman, participó en el campeonato de Ping Pong de la ciudad de Nueva York, y ganó. Las...
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Lincoln Hospital Achieves Prestigious Palliative Care Certification

Hospital Lincoln Recibe Prestigiosa Certificación de Atención Paliativa

Hospital Lincoln Recibe Prestigiosa Certificación de Atención Paliativa

Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center in the South Bronx, has become the only hospital in the borough and one of two hospitals...
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I Love the Bronx: St. Peter’s Church, Parkchester and Appreciation

Amo el Bronx: Iglesia de San Pedro, Parkchester y su apreciación

Amo el Bronx: Iglesia de San Pedro, Parkchester y su apreciación

On Westchester Avenue, near Westchester Square, stands St. Peter’s Episcopalian Church. I was fascinated with this Gothic Revival...
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