Add Some “Sofrito” To Your Latino Heritage Event

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Why? Because Mama Taught Me Everything I Know About Social Media (and Sofrito). All jokes aside, If I only had a dollar for every time I heard… Why do you use “Sofrito” in your branding? Do you sell Sofrito? Do you own the Sofrito restaurant? These are questions I get every time I say my companies name… even close friends and More...

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AFRO-LATINO FEST NYC is here! July 8th – July 10th. Lineup is fire, says Junot Diaz

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By Suset Laboy On Thursday, May 26th, 2016
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The Guardians of Loisaida land on Loisaida, Inc. From May 28th until July 28th.

By now, if you haven’t heard of the super hero behind some of Marvel’s best Latino heroes, it is safe to say you may be living under a rock. Edgardo Miranda Rodríguez has taken the comic world by storm, More...

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Bring the Fam! 3 Kid Friendly Offerings at #LoisaidaFest

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By Urban Jibaro On Monday, April 4th, 2016
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The Poetry of by Sharon Shaw: An Ode to my Dulce De Leche Sisters

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By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, March 9th, 2016
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I Broke My Weight Loss Plateau Dancing Salsa

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By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, March 6th, 2016
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Special Livestream Event: The Greece of the Caribbean? Puerto Rico’s Debt Crisis

The Conversation About The Puerto Rico Debt Crisis Continues This Wednesday, March 9, 6:30pm    Puerto Rico is being buried under $70 billion of debt and is in danger of default. This fiscal meltdown has More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Saturday, March 5th, 2016
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By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016
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6 Things I Noticed About My Health When I Started Dancing Salsa.

So a few weeks back, I announced that I would be starting classes at Salsa Salsa in Park Slope on January 8th. I made this commitment with the goal of adding dance to my workout to not only impact my health but More...