Showing posts from December, 2011

Marchers wanted for Three Kings Parade in El Barrio

Featured Three Kings Day events From El Museo del Barrio: 35th Annual Three Kings Day Parade Friday, January 6, 2012 10:30am - 12:00pm El Barrio Our favorite time of year is upon us! Join us as we celebrate the 35th Anniversary of our time-honored procession through the streets of El Barrio. Spirit and joy abound as we parade with camels, music, colorful puppets, dancing, and parrandas on this magical day. The parade route begins at 106th St. and Madison Ave. and ends at 115th St and Park Ave. All are welcome to attend! Teachers and Talent, please note that registration is still open to march with us in the parade. School Groups, Community Organizations, and families are also encouraged to participate. To register: go here or email Here's another Three Kings event: THE THREE KINGS/ I LOS TRES REYES MAGOS  arrive at TEATRO SEA  On January 6,   2012, the light from a star will lead the Three Kings to Teatro SEA, New York’s Only L

Holiday Coat/Book Drive Networking Event in the Bronx | PRLog

Holiday Coat/Book Drive Networking Event in the Bronx | PRLog

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Cotto gets his revenge at the right place

Sports By Ismael Nuñez In their first bout in Las Vegas, boxer Antonio Margarito had his hands padded enough to do serious harm to Miguel Cotto. It was not a clean fight. That's for sure. In their second fight last weekend at Madison Square Garden, Cotto got his revenge, winning almost every round and scoring a Technical Knockout. Two reasons why Cotto won: 1. He fought toe to toe with his opponent hardly staying away from the ropes. 2. Margarito was in the wrong place. Cotto was in the right place he’s fought at the garden in the past and has not lost a fight at the garden. While Margarito claimed that Cotto "hits like a girl," Margarito's face was red and his eye was completely shut. He was hurt so badly that ringside physician had no choice but to stop the fight in the beginning of the tenth round with Cotto retaining his WBA Super Welterweight and proving he was the real champion. Ismael Nuñez is a freelance writer based in East Harlem. (photo by Cla

Puerto Ricans in New York Face Persistent Struggles - WNYC

Puerto Ricans in New York Face Persistent Struggles - WNYC It's not a pretty picture for Puerto Ricans in New York. This is not a new story, but many of the same problems persist. That's for sure. Something must be done, but what?