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Chileans Ponder the Miner Story from Abroad

Several weeks have passed since the 33 Chilean miners were rescued from the underground mine where they were trapped in for 69 days in the Atacama Desert. The world watched for two days in October as they emerged one by one in steel cages from the bowels of the earth to a cheering crowd. Chile […]

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South Bronx United hoping to educate more kids through soccer

Five Bronx community organizations have submitted entries for grants through the Pepsi Refresh Project, a monthly program sponsored by the soft-drink giant that awards up to $250,000 to organizations across the country. The South Bronx United, a youth soccer league, which was the subject of a feature story in October, is in the running for […]

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Healthy Eats 101

A new City Harvest cooking class pumps up one Morrisania food pantry.

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How I Got My First Koran

An interview with unexpected results.

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Bringing the farm to the Bronx

Norwood’s food co-op makes cost-effective healthy eating easy for Bronx residents.

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From earth science to the main stage

The Kezners met 10 years ago in middle school and they’re still rocking the Bronx.

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After Halloween, Celebrate the Dead

After Halloween this Sunday, Mexicans in the Bronx will cast aside their costumes to celebrate Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), a traditional Mexican holiday to commemorate friends and family members who have passed away. Tradition holds that living family members build altares (altars) decorated with objects and food that were significant to […]

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Haiti through dance

A recent dance performance at the Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance celebrated the story of Haiti’s independence from France

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