Together they exercise on the streets of Upper Manhattan

The day begins with a lot of activity for the group Washington Heights Women’s Walking Crew who works out on the streets of this neighborhood. Denise del Río, a member of the group, comments: “We – up to a point – are getting a little crazy, for being locked in the house looking at the […]

Community Refrigerator Returns to East Elmhurst

After being vandalized, repaired, and even thrown away in apparent confusion, East Elmhurst residents now have a community refrigerator again. “Being able to help in any way especially with something like food and feeding is so important,” said Andrew Sokolof, a volunteer. The original refrigerator was installed in October of last year in front of […]

New train station enters service in Manhattan

The train station, Penn Station, now has more space thanks to the completion of the project called Moynihan Train Hall. The new station is located in the old post office building, across the street from Penn Station. The space includes terminals for Amtrak and the Long Island Rail Road. The first trains left around 5 […]

Crystals installed in Times Square New Year’s sphere

Since the weekend, the 192 new Waterford crystals began to be installed in the ball to celebrate the arrival of the New Year in Times Square. The design of the ball this year is themed gift of happiness. The city’s iconic New Year’s Eve dial measures 12 feet in diameter and weighs 11,000 tons and […]

St. Patrick’s Cathedral will broadcast masses virtually

Due to the pandemic, parishioners are not being allowed to hear Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral from outside. St. Patrick’s Cathedral, which is over 140 years old, will celebrate several face-to-face Masses to commemorate Christmas. However, taking into account COVID-19 infections, the capacity has been limited to 500 people per service. There will also be […]

The second tallest skyscraper in New York opens

The second tallest building in the city is finally opening for the first time, after two decades of construction. The Mayor was the one who cut the ribbon at the opening ceremony of the One Vanderbilt Building. Construction delays due to the pandemic delayed the opening for about a month. It was 21 years ago […]

Dominican Foundation supports residents of Sunset Park

Adolfina Martínez chooses clothes for students from a school who need help in Sunset Park. It has been a week since he opened this store on Fifth Avenue to sell the donations that the neighbors give him. The money that is raised is destined to different altruistic causes in Brooklyn and in other countries. Martínez […]

Manicure carts tour NYC giving free service

Now that nail salons are once again serving the public, an entrepreneur doesn’t want anyone to go without getting their nails done. The Babe wine company created two manicure carts that go around different parts of the city offering free services. To maintain Covid-19 prevention measures, manicurists stand behind a sheet of Plexiglas and wear […]

Mexican filmmaker triumphs with his short film in New York

As throughout the world, the pandemic has impacted the lives of all New Yorkers and has forced them to change their daily lives. Fortunately, many of the artistic expressions have had the possibility to adapt to the new demands. Such is the case of the seventh art, the New York City Quarantine Film Festival was […]

How to do it? apply for NY state rental assistance

This is how this organization helps tenants who cannot pay their rent to apply for a new state aid. “We have not worked for months and we are afraid of not paying the rent. For the owner to take us out of the apartment and the situation is very difficult, ”said tenant Susana Quiroz Reyes. […]