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Puerto Rican Day Parade

Car Service Refuses To Carry Gay Activists At Puerto Rican Day Parade

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 06.13.2016 | Latino Voices

NEW YORK -- A car service contracted to carry honorees at the Puerto Rican Day Parade was booted from Sunday's event after refusing to carry gay parti...

2016 Puerto Rican Day Parade: Here Are The Stars You Can Expect To See

E! Online | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 06.11.2016 | Latino Voices

As many years before, the Puerto Rican Day Parade promises to bring some of the biggest Latino celebrities to New York. This year's celebration has an...

These Photos Capture Over 5 Decades Of Pride At The Puerto Rican Day Parade

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 06.11.2016 | Latino Voices

New York City’s Fifth Avenue will be decked out in red, white and blue Sunday in honor of the 59th Annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade. ¡Wepa! ...

13 Photos That Will Make You Beam With Puerto Rican Pride

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 06.15.2015 | Latino Voices

Legendary star Rita Moreno, best known as Anita from "West Side Story," led Sunday's Puerto Rican Day Parade down Fifth Avenue. As the event's gran...

116th St Puerto Rican Street Festival and Parade: Mixed Emotions

Julio Pabon | Posted 08.09.2014 | Latino Voices
Julio Pabon

As proud as we can be to buy a $1 dollar flag and wave it for hours, we should also be proud to work to get Oscar Lopez Rivera out of jail and to get Roberto Clemente's #21 retired from all of baseball. Until then we will only be a community that knows how to wave flags for our pride.

This Is What Puerto Rican Pride Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 06.20.2014 | Latino Voices

Boricua pride took over New York City's 5th avenue on Sunday, as the Puerto Rican Day Parade danced by, with blaring horns, a multitude of live bands ...

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Calle 13 Honored By NYC As Band Demands Political Prisoner's Release | Roque Planas | Posted 06.06.2014 | Latino Voices

NEW YORK -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito (D-East Harlem) honored one of the most popular anti-imperial...

Puerto Rican Day Parade Leadership Axed

New York Daily News | Juan Gonzalez | Posted 02.13.2014 | Latino Voices

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman will announce Thursday that he is ousting more than half the leadership of the National Puerto Rican Day Parade Inc...

I May Have Missed the Parade, But Puerto Rico Is in My Heart

Evelyn Lozada | Posted 08.11.2013 | Latino Voices
Evelyn Lozada

I don't have to be at a parade to celebrate my roots, my culture and my gente, because Puerto Rico will always be in my heart! That said, my heart and I will definitely be at next year's parade.

PHOTOS: Puerto Rican Day Parade In NYC!

Newsday | Posted 08.09.2013 | New York

The jubilation was palpable Sunday on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue, where hundreds of thousands of revelers waved Puerto Rican flags and danced to booming...

Has The Puerto Rican Day Parade Forgotten Its Roots?

The New York Times | Posted 06.08.2013 | Latino Voices

In the 1950s, before they became a prominent part of New York City’s tapestry, Puerto Ricans often found themselves unwelcome as they tried to carve...

Let's Reclaim the Puerto Rican Day Parade

Miguel Guadalupe | Posted 08.05.2013 | Latino Voices
Miguel Guadalupe

For years, the image of the parade has been in steady decline. It has changed from a family event to celebrate history and culture, to something parents don't want their kids going to.

Coors Light Offends Puerto Ricans, Again

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.29.2013 | Latino Voices

This may not be the best way to reach the Latino market. Puerto Ricans in New York are furious over a new Coors Light decorated with the island’...

WATCH: Kate The WASP Goes To The Puerto Rican Day Parade

Posted 06.13.2012 | Comedy

The annual Puerto Rican Day Parade is a time-honored New York City tradition as much as it's vaguely confusing for many of the city's inhabitants. Esp...

Geraldo Rivera: Viva Puerto Rico And The Madre Of All Parades | Posted 08.08.2012 | Latino Voices

It rained the year I was Grand Mariscal (Grand Marshal) of the big parade. Wearing a top hat and tails, the big bold sash proclaiming my exalted p...

PHOTOS: Latino Festivals Spread and Thrive

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Lerner | Posted 10.03.2011 | Latino Voices

It can happen everywhere, even in those cities and towns without a massive Hispanic presence. But in each of them, as the Latino population grows, t...

Weekend Plans: Windy City Gay Idol, BBQ Fest & More

| Ashley Henshaw | Posted 08.16.2011 | Chicago

Chicago summers are all about festivals, food, parades and general outdoor merriment. Though the official start of summer isn't until next Tuesday, yo...

PHOTOS: 2011 Puerto Rican Day Parade

Posted 08.13.2011 | New York

Revelers flooded Fifth avenue Sunday for the 54th annual Puerto Rican Day Parade. On hand were proud Puerto Rican bystanders as well as costumed d...

Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony At Puerto Rican Day Parade

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony attended New York City's 53rd Puerto Rican Day Parade along with millions of spectators. Mayor Bloomberg and Governor...

Feed, Eat, Fresco

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Liz Neumark

Summer arrived this week from a food perspective. We had 3 consecutive evenings of outdoor galas and the weekend featured sumptuous nibbling in the f...

At Puerto Rican Day Parade, Tradition And Familiar Faces | JACK HEALY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Like thousands of other New Yorkers who regularly attend the National Puerto Rican Day Parade, members of this loose-knit clan of friends, relatives a...