Tag Archives: News

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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Healthy Living: It takes a village

Vivir saludable: Toma un pueblo

Vivir saludable: Toma un pueblo

The “Healthy Village” fitness and wellness initiative from Healthfirst was kicked off at the Claremont Housing Development.

If you want to know how to lose weight properly, turn off the television – it won’t be on “The Biggest Loser”. “Weight loss is a process, and it’s not quick,” said Doctor J. Douglas Reich...
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A walk in white demands end to violence

Caminata en blanco demanda fin a la violencia

Caminata en blanco demanda fin a la violencia

On Wednesday, the streets went white. Hundreds of women in white wedding and formal dresses gathered together to march through Washington Heights.
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I Love the Bronx: City of Water Day
Yo amo el Bronx: Día del Agua de la ciudad

Esta semana, nos escribe acerca de cómo los residentes del Bronx pueden celebrar el Día del Agua de la ciudad de manera personal...
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A Big Gulp
Un gran trago

Getting people on board with giving up their super-sized drinks has proven a challenge for Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who recently proposed a city-wide ban on sugary drinks over...
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REGRETS
BROKEN

What it took me to show you that I love you...

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The Bronx Free Press Turns Two: A look back, and forward
Una ojeada al pasado y al futuro

It is hard to imagine but just this week, two years ago, we published our first edition of the Bronx Free Press and that this is our 106th issue...
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