Posts Tagged ‘Children’

Lead Levels in Inwood School’s Water Are Up To 450 Times Federal Limit | DNAinfo

Lead Levels in Inwood School's Water Are Up To 450 Times Federal Limit  | DNAinfo

By Carolina Pichardo INWOOD — A test of lead levels in the water at an Inwood elementary school found samples with up to 450 times the federal limit, including water from faucets in a boys’ bathroom, according to the Department of Education. P.S./I.S. 176, located on 4862 Broadway and shared between Muscota New School and […]


Uptown Video: Mothers & Daughters – Raquel Cepeda & Djali Brown-Cepeda

Uptown Video: Mothers & Daughters - Raquel Cepeda & Djali Brown-Cepeda

In this awesome video from Allure and StyleLikeU, mother-daughter duo Raquel Cepeda and Djali Brown-Cepeda talk about combating identity stereotypes, embracing their natural hair, and advocating the importance of being comfortable in one’s own skin.


The air in NYC lowers kids’ IQs | New York Post

The air in NYC lowers kids’ IQs | New York Post

By Carl Campanile The city’s air is polluting children’s brains. Big Apple kids exposed to high levels of airborne filth and economic hardship have lower IQs that will haunt them into adulthood, according to an exhaustive, first-of-its-kind study by Columbia University. “The findings are a concern because, as has been shown with lead [poisoning], even […]


An Experiment in Storefront Science Education | MetroFocus: THIRTEEN

An Experiment in Storefront Science Education | MetroFocus: THIRTEEN

BY Lindsay Armstrong It is difficult for people to walk past Storefront Science in Washington Heights without stopping to stare. Tucked between a beauty salon and a Dunkin’ Donuts, the front window of Storefront Science is filled with specimens – a sea snail, a frog, a baby chick – all carefully preserved in glass jars. […]


Save the Date: The 2012 Harvest Festival – Saturday, October 13th

Save the Date: The 2012 Harvest Festival - Saturday, October 13th

Saturday, October 13th 1 to 4 pm Lawn next to New Leaf Café in FT. Tryon Park Related: The Harvest Festival 2010 In Pictures Uptown Gem – The New Leaf Restaurant & Bar Park Portfolio – Fort Tryon Park Park Portfolio – Bennett Park We invite you to subscribe to the Uptown Love newsletter, like […]


I Love Uptown Teen Festival Kicking Off This Summer

I Love Uptown Teen Festival Kicking Off This Summer

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