Entries by Gilberto


Encore Transition Program: Accepting Applications for Spring 2018

Dear Friends, The Encore Transition Program is now a “fixture” here at Union, with the second cohort set to finish on December 12, 2017. This fall, fifteen new participants between the ages of 54-74 spent four months engaged in a bi-weekly process of discernment about their “encore” – or “second” – stage of life. In addition to discussions about aging, […]

Immigration and Sanctuary Support from the Cathedral

The Cathedral is open to all who wish to enter our sacred space regardless of immigration status. Ongoing Resources & Support Clergy conversations Members of the clergy are available for confidential conversations about all sorts of topics, including immigration status. If you or someone you know wants to speak with someone about questions of immigration […]

Columbia Christens New Arts Center with Exhibit Showcasing Uptown Artists

MANHATTANVILLE— Columbia University opened the doors of its sleek new arts center, christening the occasion with an exhibit of work exclusively from homegrown artists.The Lenfest Center for the Arts officially opened Friday at 615 W. 129th St. near Broadway, and is one of the first buildings to open since the university announced the development of its Manhattanville campus in West Harlem last year . The 60,000-square-foot center will host […]

A Long Journey to Ownership Nears Its Goal

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text=”Residents being displaced by Columbia will buy affordable homes built by the university” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left” google_fonts=”font_family:Lato%3A100%2C100italic%2C300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]By  JOSH BARBANEL Feb. 17, 2016 7:26 p.m. ET After waiting decades for a shot at home ownership, Hilda Muentes, 80 years old, a retired sample maker in the garment industry, bounded Tuesday through a new apartment in Hamilton Heights […]

Grand Opening – Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling

Grand Opening: Saturday, October 3rd The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling provides our culturally rich neighborhood with a space where children and their families grow and learn about Sugar Hill, and about the world at large, through intergenerational dialogue with artists, art and storytelling. Designed to nurture the curiosity and creative spirit of three- to eight-year-old children, Sugar […]

Music Explorers at Teachers College

MUSIC EXPLORERS is an innovate program, where 5-to-7-year-olds explore the arena of musical performance as both soloist and ensemble member through active and engaging musical experiences, with an opportunity to specialize in two instruments: piano or drums AND ukelele or violin. This is a model for teaching instrumental music to beginners utilizing family and peer […]

The Riverside Church Turns 85

With roots dating back to 1841 at the Norfolk Street Baptist Church, through our first Worship Service in October, 1930, to the present day, The Riverside Church in the City of New York has played a valuable role in the lives of New Yorkers, and the world at large, in helping shape progressive Christianity, social […]

Jewish Theological Seminary – Open Classroom 2015

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION JTS’ Open Classroom program enables you to audit graduate-level and Hebrew language courses on a space-available basis. The program is a great opportunity to take full advantage of campus resources, JTS’ outstanding faculty, and to engage with the student population.Open Classroom Students: • Do not take exams or submit papers. • Do not […]


Kuro Kuma

This petite, eight-seat specialty coffeeshop in Morningside Heights peddles Counter Culture beans, espresso shots pulled from a gleaming La Marzocco machine and Balthazar croissants and scones. The restored cherrywood floors and a wall of sky-blue tiles behind the counter make for a serene, Zen-like room, which is no fluke—the shop’s name is Japanese for “black […]

The Yiddish Language Group and Other Summer Groups at I-House

During the summer months, I-House is home to a wide variety of groups ranging from Brigham Young University to the International Peace Institute. Summer resident students from the Uriel Weinreich Summer Program in Yiddish Language, Literature, and Culture at the YIVO-Bard Institute for East European Jewish History and Culture led an evening of language and […]