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Nuyoricans on the Move

Nuyoricans on the Move

The first and sec­ond gen­er­a­tion of Puer­to Ricans ‚who are edu­cat­ed and earn high­er salaries, are mov­ing from the neigh­bor­hoods of New York where their par­ents  set­tled down. The sub­urbs of Nas­sau, Suf­folk and Westch­ester, as well as New Jer­sey and Con­necti­cut are some…

Carlos Beltran Becomes Eatery Partner

Car­los Bel­tran might have a career in restau­rants after base­ball. The Puer­to Rican-born Mets slug­ger had so many meals with his fam­i­ly at Sofrito on East 57th Street, he approached own­er J.R. Morales. Bel­tran, 33, is now a part­ner and his name is on the liquor…

Monument Honors Fallen Police Officers

Monument Honors Fallen Police Officers

Gov­ern­ment offi­cials paid homage to the police Thurs­day with the unveil­ing of a mon­u­ment pay­ing trib­ute to the men and women who died in the line of duty. The mon­u­ment con­sists of a 20-foot tall gran­ite obelisk com­mem­o­rat­ing the insti­tu­tion of the police, and two…

Ponce Carnival

Ponce Carnival

Dur­ing the week lead­ing up to Ash Wednes­day, Ponce cel­e­brates Puer­to Rico’s ver­sion of Mar­di Gras called the Ponce Car­ni­val. This car­ni­val is the biggest and most cel­e­brat­ed and col­or­ful fes­ti­val on the island. It’s also one of the old­est cel­e­bra­tions, dat­ing back to…

National Park Quarters

National Park Quarters

Nation­al Park Quar­ters, also referred to as Amer­i­ca the Beau­ti­ful Quar­ters, will include five dif­fer­ent designs per year fea­tur­ing Nation­al Parks and Nation­al Sites of Amer­i­ca. El Yunque Amer­i­ca the Beau­ti­ful Quar­ter The first coin in 2012 to appear as part of the…

En Ponce los Reyes Cantores Isabelinos

Plaza Del Caribe cel­e­brará la lle­ga­da de los Reyes Magos el 5 de enero con una gran fies­ta famil­iar. Para la ocasión, los miles de asis­tentes recibirán a los Reyes Can­tores Isabeli­nos, quienes con cua­tro, gui­tar­ra y güiro ento­nan vil­lan­ci­cos y can­ciones de la época…

Carnaval de Ponce

In a place as roman­tic as Puer­to Rico, love is most def­i­nite­ly in the air in Feb­ru­ary. But even Valen­tine’s Day takes a back seat to the Ponce Car­ni­val, the island’s biggest, most col­or­ful, and most tra­di­tion­al fes­ti­val. And for those who loce clas­si­cal music,…

Posponen las Fiestas de Juana Díaz

Ante la ame­naza de dis­tur­bios atmos­féri­cos que se aprox­i­man à la zona Caribe, el Gob­ier­no Munci­pal de Jua­na Díaz ha deter­mi­na­do pospon­er las fies­tas en hon­or a su san­to patrón, San Ramón Nona­to. Los fes­te­jos deportivos y musi­cales, pro­gra­ma­dos para comen­zar el 1ro. de…

Puerto Rican Day Parade 2010

Cel­e­brate the 53rd annu­al Puer­to Rican Day Parade on Sun­day, June 13, 2010. The parade will start at 11 am at Fifth Avenue and 44th Street and pro­ceed uptown along Fifth Avenue to 86th Street.Crowds in excess of two mil­lion are expect­ed to line Fifth Avenue on Sun­day,…

Taino Art

The art of the Tain­os is the Rock Art or Pet­ro­glyphs and abstract motifs. They were made by engrav­ing into the walls of caves, large rocks and the stones that made up the fences of the bateyes. The…

Preciosa

Preciosa

(Lyrics)

Yo se lo que son los encan­tos
De mi bor­in­quen her­mosa
Por eso la quiero yo tan­to
Por siem­pre la lla­mare Pre­ciosa

Fiesta del Acabe de Café

Fiesta del Acabe de Café

A todo vapor la Fies­ta del Acabe de Café Este año, tam­bién se lle­vará a cabo el Cer­ta­men de la Tal­la de la Taza de café. El Pro­gra­ma de Pro­mo­ción Cul­tur­al y Artes Pop­u­lares del Insti­tu­to de Cul­tura Puer­tor­riqueña anun­ció el ini­cio de la 32da. Fies­ta del Acabe del…

El Carnaval de Vejigantes

Vibrante el Car­naval de Veji­gantes Por Damarich M. Cal­vo Almod­ó­var La unión de famil­ias, vivir momen­tos imborrables, com­par­tir jun­tos como comu­nidad y no aban­donar la tradi­ción que por décadas los han dis­tin­gui­do. Estas poderosas razones con­spir­aron una vez más con el…

Christmas Food

Christmas Food

Main Dish­es Pernil 3 tbsp. olive oil 1 tbsp. red wine vine­gar 1 tbsp. minced fresh gar­lic 1 12 tsp. oregano leaves, crum­bled fine 1 tsp. salt 34 tsp. ground cumin 12 tsp. pep­per 2 large bak­ing pota­toes, scrubbed, cut length­wise, 1 large red onion cut into wedges 1…

Christmas (Dia De Los Reyes)

The twelve days of Christ­mas begin on Decem­ber 25th and ends on Jan­u­ary 5th, but Jan­u­ary 6th is tra­di­tion­al­ly the last day of the Christ­mas sea­son, is when we cel­e­brate the feast of the Epiphany or Three Kings Day. If you are Puer­to Rican then you have to cel­e­brate…

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