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Mostly free spring break activities to do with your kids in NYC 

Breakin’ on a budget We are lucky to live in a city where there are always events and activities to participate in—which are balanced out by incredibly expensive options, too!  Head to the 2024 Schomburg Center Black Comic Book Festival on the 26th or 27th for panel discussions, workshops, cosplay showcases, and more. Grab your…

NYC’s response to skyrocketing demand for adult English classes

Marco Proano’s long-term goal is to one day work as an interpreter for the Latino community. His shorter-term goal is to learn enough English to talk to his grandkids about games, music, and what his life was like growing up.  The 68-year-old first began learning English when he lived in Ecuador, his home country. He…

Earth Month events in NYC

April 22 is Earth Day, but events occur the entire month of April in an effort to raise environmental awareness. Here are just a few events worth checking out this month: The Bronx River Open House April 20 Various locations Join the Bronx River Alliance for a free open house to celebrate Earth Day with…

$1 Million to Launch New FAFSA Completion Program

Last week, Governor Kathy Hochul officially declared April as Financial Aid Awareness Month in New York State. The initiative is meant to inform students and families about the importance of completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and other financial aid options available. There will be several efforts to help students pursue a…

NYC Dominicans targeted in real estate scams back home

One weekend in late March, thousands of Dominicans from across the city gathered at the Radio Tower and Hotel in Washington Heights. Banreservas, the largest state-owned bank in the Dominican Republic, was hosting its first real estate fair in New York City. Its mission: to alleviate concerns about scams endured by Dominicans investing in their…

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