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Chasm in the City | Bronx Free Press

Twice as terrible. A new study details stark differences in coronavirus-related hospitalization and death rates throughout New York City boroughs – with the Bronx especially ravaged. Published on Wednesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the…

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Mind On My Money

The crew interviews Financial Advisor and Entrepreneur Ariel Ferriera about creating a solid financial foundation, budgeting your money during a worldwide quarantine, and how he founded his creative marketing and project management firm UpStep. We invite you to subscribe…

The Tweet of the Week: Not All Superheroes Wear Capes

One of the most incredible things throughout this pandemic has been the support. From everyone, everywhere. The team @coed_studios produced this amazing video by combining images of a NYC transformed with my narration of the thread below. Watch until…

The Uptown Arts Stroll Goes Virtual

For the first time in 17 years, the month celebration of the arts Uptown that is the Uptown Arts Stroll will be going virtual. So unlike the Puerto Rican Day Parade and Pride we will at least have the…

Passion in the Paint | Manhattan Times

By Sherry Mazzocchi Washington Heights has a new way to say thank you to the ever-so necessary first responders. A new mural at 2244 Amsterdam Avenue popped up almost overnight. Created by local artist DISTER Rondon, the bright multi-colored…

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Local literary circles go virtual | Bronx Free Press

By Sherry Mazzocchi A green card was the goal. Author Melissa Rivero turned a story from her mother’s arrival in the U.S. as an undocumented immigrant into her latest novel, The Affairs of the Falcóns. As she wrote, the…

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – A Zoom With a View

The crew talks about barber antibodies, octagon schemes, cartoon theme song DJ battles and clean urine currency. Then on their special Quarantine segment, “Zoom Crashers”, they welcome Filmmaker Ramon Presante, TV & Radio Host Chuey Martinez, and comedian/content creator…