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Is Fat Joe Getting His Own Cooking Show?
By Johanna Ferreira | 03/21/2011 - 14:00

Unfortunately, not quite. But someone really needs to get on that idea! Fat Joe chatted up Peter Baily from NBC Miami's Nite Cap about his collaboration on an upcoming cooking show and how he’s auctioning off his sneaker collection for charity to raise money for local schools.


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WATCH: Rosie Perez Fights for Marriage Equality
By Mariela Rosario | 10/01/2010 - 11:20

Rosie Perez teamed up with Fight Back NY to share a message about equal rights and same-sex marriage. "When it comes to equality in this state and in this country, gay people deserve the same rights as everyone else. Period," declares Perez.


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Table Talk: Sante Fe
By Verky Arcos | 07/17/2010 - 10:00

Sante Fe

73 West 71st Street
New York, NY 10023
(212) 724.0822

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The décor of Sante Fe is understated, with sand colored walls, a few ethnic artifacts and white tablecloths, but that's not why people visit this popular eatery in NYC. It's all about the food—contemporary Mexican cuisine.


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Hunger Strike in NY Continues as Undocumented Youths Push for Dream Act
By Angie Romero | 06/09/2010 - 10:00

While Latino citizens and celebrities alike condemn Arizona’s controversial SB 1070 law, a highly motivated group of young Latino leaders are fighting for their chance at the dream—the Dream Act, that is.


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Table Talk: Cienfuegos
By Verky Arcos | 05/28/2010 - 08:35

Cienfuegos

95 Avenue A
New York, NY 10009-6107
(212) 614-6818

Who doesn't like great (Latin) food and cool "scene-y" spots? Especially when they're top secret! To enter Cienfuegos, the new Cuban rum bar/restaurant that recently opened in NYC, you have to enter the secretive location through the back of the Carteles sandwich shop. (No, seriously.) Show your ID, hope that there's availability--as its first come first serve--and finally get escorted up the stairs to a place that resembles Candyland/ Barbieworld, only more chic.  


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Kate Hudson Has A-Rod Flirting with Buddhism
By Mariela Rosario | 10/23/2009 - 12:45

Does Kate Hudson have God on her side? Yankee's third baseman Alex Rodriguez seems to think so. The Bronx bomber has reportedly taken an interest in the Buddhist belief system Hudson was raised with. The actress even brought Buddhist prayer beads to a few playoff games for good luck. Anything to win, right?


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NY Teen Rearrested for Hate Crime
By Mariela Rosario | 05/08/2009 - 09:45

20-year-old Grigory Korostyshevskiy of Staten Island, New York was recently rearrested on hate crime charges, on accusations that he beat a Mexican immigrant with a belt, just a few short weeks after it seemed as though charges would be dismissed.


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Mother of Hate Crime Victim Marcelo Lucero Demands Justice
By Mariela Rosario | 04/02/2009 - 14:15

Rosario Lucero hadn't seen her son Marcelo in 14 years, since the day he left his native Ecuador for the United States, determined to make a better life for his family. Ever since then she says she's been “counting the hours, the minutes” until she could see him again.


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Indictment in Jose Sucuzhañay Hate Crime Murder
By Mariela Rosario | 03/04/2009 - 13:05

Hakim Scott, 25, and Keith Phoenix, 28, were indicted on charges of second-degree murder as a hate crime in the beating death of Jose Sucuzhañay, and first-degree assault as a hate crime in the attack on his brother, Romel. The two are accused of killing Sucuzhañay while shouting slurs about his ethnicity and sexuality. Prosecutors said Tuesday that they are also pursuing charges for additional crimes that could send them to prison for up to 78 years if convicted.


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Outrage at MTV for "True Life: I'm a Nuyorican" Episode
By Mariela Rosario | 01/30/2009 - 13:30

This past Sunday, MTV aired a new episode of their popular True Life series entitled "I'm a Nuyorican." Unfortunately, MTV chose to highlight three young people who embrace and embody the most negative and damaging stereotypes of the Nuyorican community.


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