Carmelo Anthony: "La La Has Nothing to do With Anything"
Carmelo Anthony: "La La Has Nothing to do With Anything"
By Lee Hernandez | 01/17/2011 - 15:40

NBA All-Star, Carmelo Anthony is tired of hearing that his wife, La La Vazquez is to blame for his decision to leave the Denver Nuggets

While talking to the media following his 28-point game against the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday night, Anthony was asked if La La has been persuading him to leave Denver, and the superstar took the opportunity to set the record straight once and for all.


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Sonia Sotomayor Opens Exhibit on History of Latinos in New York City
Sonia Sotomayor Opens Exhibit on History of Latinos in New York City
By Javier Morgado | 09/17/2010 - 11:19

Hundreds gathered last night at El Museo del Barrio in East Harlem for a preview of the highly anticipated exhibit “Nueva York (1613-1945).”  Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor delivered the keynote remarks and was as much a draw as the expansive exhibit.  “This exhibit tells a story unknown to most people,” Sotomayor said. “Our history begins earlier than most people think.  [It] is finally told to appreciate the achievements of our forebearers."


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Table Talk: Macao
By Verky Arcos | 03/26/2010 - 16:00

Macao Trading Co.

311 Church Street
New York, NY 10013-2491
(212) 431-8642


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Table Talk: Pasita
By Verky Arcos | 02/15/2010 - 11:00

Pasita
47 8th Ave
New York, NY 10014
(212) 255-3900

I cannot believe this cute Venezuelan bistro has been around for three years and I’ve been missing out! I’ve noticed Pasita before, but given the location between Greenwich Village and the Meat Packing District, I was always passing it while searching out the newest hot spot restaurant, which inevitably cost me an arm and a leg.


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Table Talk: Sazon
By Verky Arcos | 05/19/2009 - 16:45

Finally! A Latin restaurant (and no, not Mexican) on the NYC streets of the hip 'hood of Tribeca. After having 3 years of success serving upscale traditional Puerto Rican criollo food on the Upper East Side at Sofrito, owner JR opened a sister restaurant in an area that has almost everything except some Sazon.


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Table Talk: La Zarza
By Verky Arcos | 03/13/2009 - 15:30

La Zarza Restaurant
166 1st Ave
New York, NY 10009
Phone: (212) 477-1111
Hours: Mon-Thu 6pm-1am, Fri 6pm-4am
Sat 12pm-4am, Sun 12pm-1am

Imagine this: a candle-lit environment with dim red lighting, dark curtains, live flamenco music— this alone is worth a visit—and a vibe that screams “Hot, Sexy, Latin, Fuego!”


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Music Impresario Ralph Mercado Passes Away
By Mariela Rosario | 03/11/2009 - 17:00

Ralph Mercado recently passed away after battling cancer for two years. He was 67 years old. Mercado is known as one of the pioneering promoters of Salsa music and has worked with such renowned acts as Marc Anthony, La India and Domingo Quiñones.


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Table Talk: Yerba Buena
By Verky Arcos | 03/06/2009 - 16:25

Yerba Buena
23 Avenue A
NY, NY 10009
212-529-2919

When my girl and I walked into this small eatery we were expecting your typical Latin fare with a twist—but typical it was not. The vibe was cozy but chic and the décor minimal with close attention to detail.


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Table Talk: La Fonda Del Sol
By Verky Arcos | 02/27/2009 - 13:45

La Fonda Del Sol
200 Park Avenue
NY, NY
(212) 867-6767
Tapas Lounge: Monday—Saturday, 11:30AM-11:00PM
Main Dining Room: Lunch 11:30AM-3:00PM
Dinner 5:00-10:30PM


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Lin-Manuel Miranda and His Broadway Musical 'In The Heights' Win Top Prize at Tony Awards
By Mariela Rosario | 06/16/2008 - 00:28

New York native Lin-Manuel Miranda had much to celebrate at the Tony Awards as he accepted the prizes for both Best Musical and most memorably, Best Score for his show In The Heights. Having written both the music and the lyrics of this play about the Latino neighborhood of Washington Heights where he was raised when he was just a sophomore at Wesleyan University in Connecticut, Lin-Manuel was living his dream just by attending the Tony Awards.


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