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The Disappearing Dominicans | Manhattan Times

Housing costs driving Dominicans from Northern Manhattan, study says Story by Gregg McQueen Change is here. So says a new study from the City University of New York’s Dominican Studies Institute (CUNY DSI) that details how rising housing costs…

Apply Now for a 2017 CHALK Mini-grant!

The good folks at CHALK are offering mini-grants to local groups that have initiatives that promote healthy lifestyles for the children and the families of Uptown. There will be two Info Sessions on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. Applications are…

“It’s been very rewarding,” said Stephanie Batista (left) with her daughter Sarayi.

A Mom on the Move | Manhattan Times

Story and photos by Gregg McQueen Stephanie Batista’s plight was a familiar one. Like many mothers working outside the home, she was in need of a good day care provider for her daughter. She had been paying high fees…

Call For Applications for Community Based Grants

CHALK (Choosing Healthy & Active Lifestyles for Kids) has issued a call for applications to community based organizations and initiatives that support healthy lifestyles for school-aged children in Washington Heights/Inwood. Mini grants are awarded to fund either new or…

The Probus Inwood Grand Opening In Pictures…

Photography by Jsuspekt Probus, which will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year, opened the doors to its new, more expansive retail space on Broadway in Inwood. Guests in attendance included Reach Records artist, Andy Mineo and recording artists Emilio…

Tonight: Artists Making Changes Foundation Presents Transcendence

TRANSCENDENCE, a group exhibition of mixed media works showcase a generation of artists as they rise above the social and political divides between Cuba and the world. Through mixed mediums including investigative painting, photography, video, installations, and design, the…