The Guardians of Loisaida land on Loisaida, Inc. From May 28th until July 28th.

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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, becoming a champion of inclusion in the industry. He delighted our community when he made an Afro-boricua bilingual abuela, Abuela Estela More...

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By Suset Laboy On Wednesday, May 25th, 2016
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Bring the Fam! 3 Kid Friendly Offerings at #LoisaidaFest

The Loisaida Festival began years ago as a way to entertain children of the Lower East Side neighborhood who could not leave the city during Memorial Day Weekend. Fast forward almost 3 decades, and the Festival More...

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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

An Ode to my Dulce De Leche Sisters  Tu quieres café? She asked, as I entered her home. Si, mami, I naturally responded. Tu!I know, I know you like mi coffee!! She cheerfully expressed in her Dominican accent. More...

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

Forget fad diets… supplements and starving yourself. DANCE SALSA! I broke my weight loss plateau by getting more active and my favorite exercise is Salsa. I have been talking about it so much because it works. More...

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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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Top Travel Apps: This Is What I “Digitally” Packed For My Trip To Ecuador

Traveling Abroad? Here are some tools I used to digitally prepare for my adventure in Ecuador. I just got back from my very first press trip to Ecuador on Jet Blue’s inaugural flight from Ft. Lauderdale More...

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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...

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By Urban Jibaro On Friday, January 1st, 2016
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My Three Words For 2016

8 years ago… I stopped participating in the New Year ritual of making a list of “resolutions”. I believe in self-improvement and I came across a blog post in 2014 by one of my personal favorite influencers, More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Friday, December 18th, 2015
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Funny Man Joey Fatone Raises Awareness About Link Between Oral Health and Diabetes Through Laughter

In the past 30 Days… I have partnered with Colgate Total®, using the power of laughter to help raise awareness of the potential link between oral health and diabetes with the new “30 Days of Laughter” More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, November 15th, 2015
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Rioja Wine: Tempranillo Day Just Changed My Holiday Wine Menu.

Over the last few years, I have developed a new interest in wine and now that I have, I do not understand why Latinos do not drink wine more often. I wonder why it is not a bigger piece of our culture. I have been More...