The Speaker is sworn in

At a ceremony marked with a sense of triumph, history and the inimitable rhythms of salsa, City Councilmember Melissa Mark-Viverito was officially sworn in as the first Latina and the first Puerto Rican Council Speaker of New York City.

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February – Short, But Oh-So-Sweet!
Febrero – ¡Corto, pero oh, tan dulce!

Teaching our children about African-American culture is critical to shaping a world view that is expansive and informed. What better...
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“The March” in the Park
La Marcha en el Parque

“The March” is on. The Parks and Recreation Department is commemorating Black History Month with "The March," an exhibit exploring...
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Bragging at Bombonada
Presumiendo en la Bombonada

Bragging rights are in play – you’ll need to grab a fork. Ten blocks north of La Casa de Mofongo, the culinary institution that has arguably elevated the...
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Urban Health Plan’s Health Information Place Opens

Abre lugar de información sobre planes de salud de Urban Health Plan

Abre lugar de información sobre planes de salud de Urban Health Plan

Urban Health Plan has officially opened a separate location for community residents to receive information and enroll in health insurance...
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When roots dance
Cuando las raíces bailan

Para Cynthia Paniagua, el baile es más que una ocupación o una pasión, es una expresión de lo que ella es como ser humano.
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I Love the Bronx: Same Girl

Amo el Bronx: La misma chica

Amo el Bronx: La misma chica

A lo largo del mes de diciembre, Jennifer López – la chica del Bronx – regresó para filmar el video de su próximo sencillo "Same Girl", en varios lugares...
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New director named for Bronx Writers Center

Centro de Escritores del Bronx nombra nuevo director

Centro de Escritores del Bronx nombra nuevo director

The Bronx Writers Center (BWC), the literary wing of the Bronx Council on the Arts, has announced that author, editor and publisher Charlie Vázquez...
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New support for LGBTQ community

‘Union Community’ suporta el Centro LGBTQ del Bronx

‘Union Community’ suporta el Centro LGBTQ del Bronx

Los residentes LGBTQ del Bronx ahora tienen disponible un grupo de apoyo y clínicas legales gratuitas como resultado de una asociación entre...
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Wave Hill Events
Eventos Wave Hill

Isn’t February the roughest month of the winter? We’ve already been through so much (especially this year), and still have a month...
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The A+ benefits of E

Los excelentes beneficios de la vitamina E

Los excelentes beneficios de la vitamina E

Alzheimer's disease afflicts approximately 5 million Americans, and those that suffer from the progressive brain disorder struggle...
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Spinning and soothing
Hilando y calmando

Kyra Caruso leads a double life. At night, she’s dressed to the nines, and works in clubs as a deejay. When the evening’s done, she grabs a bag...
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