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“Am I eligible” app and other info for Covid-19 vaccine help
Health & Science, Lifestyle

“Am I eligible” app and other info for Covid-19 vaccine help

You can check your eligibility and schedule an appointment (they’re required at the moment) to receive the vaccine with New York’s “Am I Eligible” app.

Beat of the Boroughs features 54 immigrant artists
Lifestyle, New York

Beat of the Boroughs features 54 immigrant artists

Sidiki Conde is among 54 immigrant artists, including Haitian-Americans, featured in the Center for Traditional Music and Dance’s Beat of the Boroughs initiative, just launched this week. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday through March, artists from around the world will be leading performances, workshops, lectures and more on the center’s YouTube and Facebook pages.

Defying protests and poverty, Haitians get creative to wed in style
Features, Haiti, Lifestyle

Defying protests and poverty, Haitians get creative to wed in style

As anti-government protesters in Haiti’s capital blocked principal roads and clashed with police last year, Stanley Joseph and Daphne Gerard used the city’s winding and potholed backroads to make it to church for their wedding, decked out in all their finery. “We always have problems in Haiti. You can’t wait. You just have to get on and overcome them,” said Joseph.