Friday, November 14, 2008

The Bronx Celebrates Puerto Rican Heritage Month at the new Tropicana

Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrión will celebrate Puerto Rican Heritage Month honoring Puerto Rican leaders. This year honorees are: Eddie Rodriguez, president DC 37, Local 1549; Lillian Rodriguez-Lopez, president, Hispanic Federation; Polito Vega, radio personality, Amor 93.1 & La Mega 97.1; Natalie Toro, Broadway actress/singer currently playing Madame DeFarge in A Tale of Two Cities at the Al Hirschfeld Theater and previously Eponine in Les Miserables. Carrion will posthumously honor David Melendez, Sr., founder, Starlight Dance Studios.

The celebration will be also a sneak peak at the borough’s newest night spot, the Tropicana Theater & Nightclub, located at 1061 Home Street. The venue pays homage to the famous Tropicana Club history with a carefully recreated art deco interior where guests can once again "dance under the stars.”

Admission is complimentary, but RSVP required: (718) 590-3522.

source: Bronx BP's office
6-8 p.m., Monday, November 17
The Tropicana Theater & Nightclub
1061 Home Street, Bronx

source: Bronx BP's office
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