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Assistance for Puerto Rico after quakes | Manhattan Times

In response to the recent earthquakes and aftershocks that have rocked Puerto Rico, city and state resources are being deployed to assist those affected. A pair of strong earthquakes hit Puerto Rico on January 6 and 7, killing one…

La Marina's 3 Kings Day Parade

The Magic of the Magi | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Photos by Cristóbal Vivar It’s a life line. The annual revelry includes rows of eager school children processing beside live camels, large-scale puppets, and men and women in royal garb. Hosted by El Museo del Barrio,…

La Borinquena

Shop Right | Bronx Free Press

By Gregg McQueen La Borinqueña, the young female Puerto Rican heroine, has been the star of a series of graphic novels since 2016. Now her fans can purchase an array of new merchandise inspired by the character, with proceeds…

Nobody Is Above The Law In Pictures

Photography by @eyeshootnyc | IG On the eve of impeachment, thousands of New Yorkers converged on Times Square to register their utter disgust and contempt for the current occupant of the White House. Our very own @eyeshootnyc was on…

Homeless Man 181 St Street - Washington Heights

Calls renewed for focus on homeless students | Bronx Free Press

By Gregg McQueen One of every four. According to The Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness (ICPH), one of every four students in Council District 15 has experienced homelessness in the past five years. The district has the second…

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Art fair spotlights Dominican artists | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen He’s responsible for fine art at Fordham – and now he’s putting prints up for sale. Moses Ros, whose large-scale work Patriasana is installed at the Fordham Road station, is teaming up to bring even more…

Peace Love Merengue Mural By Dister in Washington Heights

All Rise for La Reina | Manhattan Times

It was a merengue milestone – con Milly. To celebrate a major anniversary in the traditional rhythm and dance that originated in the Dominican Republic, Catholic Charities Alianza Dominicana hosted royalty uptown. The organization hosted a free concert with…

A Promise in Peril | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Born in Mexico, José López came to the U.S. at age five. López was able to obtain a work permit and driver’s license, attend City College and pay for tuition. “This is home,” said the Washington…

Parking Uptown? Time to Pay Up | Manhattan Times

By Mark Levine It’s a standard weekday morning ritual in Northern Manhattan – suburban commuters, often with New Jersey or Connecticut license plates, circling our neighborhood streets looking for parking. Whether it’s Washington Heights or East Harlem, the working…