Marcela Guerrero, art curator at the Whitney Museum

Whitney Museum of Art Curator Marcela Guerrero talks about the importance of “There Is No Post-Hurricane World: Puerto Rican Art After Hurricane Maria”. An exhibition that together with the work of 20 Puerto Rican artists shows the history of Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria. Guerrero is the first curator of Latino and Puerto Rican art […]

Volunteers distribute food to seniors in need

In order to get them kits of food to people over 60 years of age and with the greatest food need in the city, several volunteers met this Saturday under the call of Food Bank NYC organization. “This work is very necessary, it is an honor to help people who need the most and especially […]

Covid-19 could have emerged from a laboratory in China

COVID-19 probably arose from a Chinese laboratory, according to a report from the US Department of Energy According to the Wall Street Journal, an Energy Department assessment found that the spread of Covid was likely due to a mishap at a research institute. The Department of Energy joins the FBI in saying the virus likely […]

A police vehicle fatally runs over a woman

“She was my sister, and I loved her very much…” This is how heartbroken Joane Stoehr is, who says that the 52-year-old victim who was fatally struck by a New York police patrol Friday night in Far Rockaway, Queens, was her caregiver. “It’s not going to be easy, she’s like family, like a sister to […]

Teacher promotes reading in English and Spanish in the Bronx

These are the images that fill Paul Asjes with joy, the reason he became a teacher 11 years ago following in his mother’s footsteps, and the motivation to go beyond the classroom and self-publish two children’s books. “I decided to write a book like the one I would have liked to read as a child […]

Exhibition celebrates 50 years of trend-setting hip-hop

To celebrate half a century of Hip Hop, The Museum of the Fashion Institute of Technology presents “Fresh, Fly, and Fabulous: Fifty Years of Hip-Hop Style,” one of the largest and most comprehensive exhibitions on this revolutionary and influential style. The birth of hip hop spread throughout the world and it was during the 1980s […]

Lawyers who give free legal assistance better salaries

Lawyers from the Legal Aid Society walked around Queens family court demanding a raise and better working conditions. Josephine Flores, a lawyer with more than 25 years of experience in family cases, is one of them. “The only thing we ask for is a salary that is at the same level as lawyers who work […]

COVID-19 vaccination will be optional for municipal employees

Vaccines against COVID-19 will be optional for city workers starting this Friday. Mayor Adams made the announcement this morning, saying that more than 96 percent of workers are currently fully vaccinated. The move comes after more than 1,700 former employees were fired for refusing to receive the vaccine. Although these workers will not be able […]

Subway line 7 closures for 6 weekends: MTA

The 7 subway line will experience significant closures for six consecutive weekends, beginning this Saturday, February 4, due to work to be carried out at the Queensboro Plaza station in Queens to install elevators, according to the MTA. The MTA will build two elevators at the Queensboro Plaza station, one at the station’s south entrance […]

Actor Alec Baldwin to face manslaughter charges

Santa Fe District Attorney Mary Carmack-Altwies has announced that Actor Alec Baldwin and weapons specialist Hannah Gutierrez Reed will be charged with manslaughter in relation to the fatal shooting of female cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on a movie set in New Mexico on October 21, 2021. Assistant principal David Halls, who had provided Baldwin with the […]