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Latina’s New York City Guide: Where to Drink, Eat, Sleep, and Play
By Kelli Acciardo | 07/15/2014 - 10:57

There’s nothing quite like summer in the city, especially if you know where to go.


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Queen of the Night at the Diamond Horseshoe, Paramount Hotel NYC
Queen of the Night: The Show That Will Make You Want to Quit Your Job & Join the Circus
By Dan Koday | 03/05/2014 - 13:00

On Sunday night, while most people were watching the Oscars, I was taking in the new circus dance performance Queen of the Night. Why, might you ask, would I give up all the fun that goes along with critquing red carpet dresses and watching live as John Travolta flubbed Idina Menzel's name? Because (as I can now officially confirm), Queen of the Night is truly the hottest ticket in town! 


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Latinos Love NY: 20 Movies Set in New York
Latinos Love NY: 20 Movies Set in New York City!
By Ana Luisa Suarez | 11/19/2013 - 14:44

In the city that never sleeps, you can find just about anything: love, success, fame, or money. It’s no wonder there are so many movies set in New York City! Some of our favorite Latino actors and actresses have filmed some of their biggest movies in the city.

Cameron Diaz is currently filming the remake of Annie, coming out Christmas 2014, in the Upper East Side. But this isn’t her first time taking a walk through Central Park.


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#NeverForget: Latino Stars Pay Tribute to 9/11
#NeverForget: Latino Stars Pay Tribute to 9/11
By Samantha Leal | 09/11/2013 - 15:31

September 11th will forever be remembered by Americans – not only for the tragedy that occurred, but for the perseverance and strength showed on that day and the days that followed. As we take time to pay tribute to all those who lost their lives, Latino celebrities also took time to tweet and post their tributes as well. Take a look:


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Joel Morales
Mother of Latino Boy Who Committed Suicide Sues NYC Peers
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/28/2013 - 12:36

Joel Morales was a small-framed, fragile boy from East Harlem who faced bullies at school on a daily basis for two years.

As a result, Morales sought a way out from the torment in the most tragic way possible -- he committed suicide.

On May 29, 2012, 12-year-old Morales took matters into his own hands and hanged himself.

"I don't know why he did that," said Morales' mother, Lisbeth Babilonia. "Every morning, he always said 'I love you mom. Give me a hug and a kiss. He was a sweet son. He did everything good."


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Judge Rules NYC's Stop & Frisk Policy is Unconstitutional
Judge Rules NYC's Stop & Frisk Policy is Unconstitutional
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/12/2013 - 16:36

The NYPD's use of stop-and-frisk has long been an extremely controversial issue for New York City for decades.

According to The New York Times, a federal judge ruled on Monday that the stop-and-frisk tactic conducted by NYPD's police officers was unconstitutional, specifically violating the rights of minorities in New York.


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Dead Shark on NYC subway
Weird News of the Day: Dead Shark Rides NYC's Subway!
By Tanisha Ramirez | 08/07/2013 - 16:16

Something’s fishy on NYC’s N train!

NYU student Brandon Sanchez, 20, of Williamsburg got the surprise of his life when he entered an Astoria-bound N train and found a dead shark!


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NYC Latino Voters Crucial to Mayor Race
NYC Latino Voters Crucial to Mayor Race
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/31/2013 - 13:06

Looks like New York City mayor candidates should be busy seeking out the Latino vote.

According to The Huffington Post, Hispanics could possibly make up a quarter of potential voters in NYC's mayoral election.


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Angel Reyes at the 2013 Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York City
An Inside Look at NYC's Puerto Rican Day Parade!
By Amaris Castillo | 06/10/2013 - 14:19

It seemed as though everyone was Puerto Rican on Sunday along New York City’s Fifth Avenue. That’s because the annual Puerto Rican Day Parade made its presence known, roaring its way down the streets with cheerful shouts of "Boricua!" and a sea of red, white, and blue.

We swung by to observe the proud madness firsthand. Below are some interesting people we met along the parade route:


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5 People You’ll Meet at the Puerto Rican Day Parade
By Jesus Trivino | 06/07/2013 - 13:40

It’s the Puerto Rican Day Parade this Sunday! And you know what that means...

WWWWWWWWEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEPPPPPPPPPAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!!!! OK, now that we got the “wepa” out of our system, check out our 5 People You’ll Meet at the PR Day Parade. Have fun and be safe, mi gente!


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