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Team Taino: “The growth that I see now is amazing”

Team Taino: “The growth that I see now is amazing”

As Taino Towers looks beyond basketball, the realities of an inner-city youth program emerge.

Team Taino: “These Kids Want To Show Their Skills”

Team Taino: “These Kids Want To Show Their Skills”

After two months of practice, the Taino Towers basketball team plays against outside competition.

Park Renovations End Sandlot Ball

Park Renovations End Sandlot Ball

When J. Hood Wright Park re-opens after renovations next summer, baseball players will have to share the blacktop with basketball games.

SLIDESHOW: Uptowners Give New Machines Mixed Vote

SLIDESHOW: Uptowners Give New Machines Mixed Vote

On Election Day upper Manhattan residents reported some difficulties using the much-discussed new voting machines. The Bloomberg Administration used Twitter to track voting problems but The Uptowner reporters found their own testimonials. For the full article, visit here.

As Halloween Nears, Costume Store Temp Braves Jeers for Job

As Halloween Nears, Costume Store Temp Braves Jeers for Job

An East Harlem man takes to West 125th Street, trying to earn a permanent gig at Ricky’s, the ubiquitous costume shop.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Kicks Off With Brides’ March

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Kicks Off With Brides’ March

For the tenth year, women march in wedding gowns to honor Washington Heights domestic violence victim.

The Nourishing Kitchen: Helping East Harlem Eat Well

The Nourishing Kitchen: Helping East Harlem Eat Well

East Harlem has one of the highest rates of diagnosed diabetes in the city. The Nourishing Kitchen, a soup kitchen with a difference, is helping local residents eat well and lower their risk.

Rejuvenated St. Nicholas Park Welcomes a New Holiday Tree

Rejuvenated St. Nicholas Park Welcomes a New Holiday Tree

The evergreen planted in the once-neglected Harlem park symbolizes the community involvement taking root there.

Special Report: Unemployment Uptown

Special Report: Unemployment Uptown

Manhattan joblessness doubled over the past year. Businesses have scaled back while residents try to re-invent themselves.

Teaching New York’s Mariachis

Teaching New York’s Mariachis

Ramón Ponce founded East Harlem’s Mariachi Academy in 2002 so that students could reconnect with their parents’ Mexican roots.

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