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Cinco De Mayo 2012

Organize Pro-Immigration Celebrations On Cinco De Mayo

Gabriel Lerner | Posted 07.06.2012 | Latino Voices
Gabriel Lerner

Cinco de Mayo could become meaningful again, as a day for Immigrant Rights, a day for American Latinos to march and be proud of their heritage and accomplishments. Bridge the day and it's national prominence with the spirit of May Day, and turn a commercial fiesta of drinking, into a party celebrating both the heart and the mind, highlighting recognition and reconciliation.

Chihuahua Costume Party Falls Flat (But We've Got Great Cinco De Mayo Photos)

AP | BILL DRAPER | Posted 07.05.2012 | Weird News

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Hundreds of tiny tacos, ballerinas and other costumed dogs fell short of a world record Saturday morning in Kansas City, but ...

Cindy Y. Rodriguez

America’s Cinco De Mayo Is Not Mexico’s Cup Of Tea | Cindy Y. Rodriguez | Posted 05.05.2012 | Latino Voices

Before you buy your plane ticket to Mexico to get the real Cinco de Mayo experience, make sure you don’t go looking for an American-style Mexican St...

Janell Ross

Why Politicians Love Cinco De Mayo | Janell Ross | Posted 05.05.2012 | Latino Voices

With the intersection of Cinco de Mayo and an election year in which Latino voters are likely to play a definitive role, President Barack Obama’s qu...

A Brief History Of Baile Folklorico

Posted 05.04.2012 | Home

Cinco de Mayo may be a U.S.-fabricated holiday vaguely related to a major battle in Puebla, Mexico in 1862, but it's still saturated in Mexican tradit...

Flower Fiesta: Celebrating Cinco de Mayo

Grayson Handy | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Grayson Handy

When decorating for a Mexican theme party, avoid kitsch elements that appear cheap. Instead, look to fresh flowers to turn your flat into a fiesta. Colorful blooms add charm any space.

What To Do This Weekend

Posted 05.06.2012 | New York

2012 Frieze Art Fair Where: Randall's Island Park, East River and Harlem River; (212) 463-7488 When: Friday-Monday, 12PM-7PM on Friday and Saturda...

13 Sombrebros For Cinco De Mayo

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 05.04.2012 | Comedy

Cinco de Mayo -- a holiday that celebrates the Mexican victory over France in the 1862 Battle of Puebla -- is actually pretty unpopular in Mexico, but...

5 (Cinco!) Fiesta-Worthy Fashion & Beauty Picks

The Huffington Post | Brooke Bobb | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Needless to say, we're really in the mood for a margarita-filled fiesta. Whether you're hosting your own party with a piñata or ...

How To Drink For The Cinco De Mayo Kentucky Derby Supermoon

The Huffington Post | Ashley McAdams | Posted 05.04.2012 | New York

This. Saturday. Is. Going. To. Be. Epic. Why, you ask? Oh, let us count the reasons (it's a trifecta). 1. Cinco de Mayo. A terrific excuse to drown...

PHOTOS: Cinco De Mayo Delivery? Chicago's Favorite Mexican Takeout Spots

Posted 05.04.2012 | Chicago

Whether you're fluent in Spanish or flunked out of it in high school, it's easy to remember the date of one of Mexico's biggest holidays, which falls ...

Margarita Do's and Dont's

Michelle Poveda | Posted 07.04.2012 | Home
Michelle Poveda

One of the most popular cocktails in the US, the margarita can be savored, sipped, and enjoyed in a multitude of ways. But what's the right way? Frozen? On the rocks? With salt? Without?

CINCO DE DRINKO: The Hottest Events In Town

Sarah Medina | Posted 05.03.2012 | San Francisco

Cinco de Mayo is not a real Mexican holiday, but that doesn't mean you can't drink tequila, chomp on tacos, and listen to mariachi while you pretend t...

Cinco de Mayo's Link To Slavery, Civil Rights For Blacks

AP | RUSSELL CONTRERAS | Posted 07.02.2012 | Latino Voices

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Here's what Cinco de Mayo has become in the U.S.: a celebration of all things Mexican, from mariachi music to sombreros, marked b...

Horses, Retirees And Musicals, Oh My!

Posted 04.30.2012 | Home