Tag archive for ‘parranda’
By Urban Jibaro On Saturday, January 2nd, 2010

The Parranda does not have to end….Let’s bring the 3 Kings back into our lives….

Familia… I want to share something I experienced as a young teenager during the time I lived in Puerto Rico. In 1981 or 1982 I was introduced to many Puerto Rican Christmas traditions that we never observed More...

By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, December 21st, 2008

How do Puerto Rican’s celebrate Christmas?

Saludos… Well if you read my last post "Meet the Rican Chef" , you already know I am missing my family during this time of the year. Now I know that I keep making references to what my More...

By Urban Jibaro On Saturday, December 20th, 2008

Tesoro on the web: Meet the Rican Chef

Bueno… It is that time of year…when I miss my family most…a few years back they all relocated to the central Florida area…and took Mama with them. Mama (Gloria) is my grandmother More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

A Very Upwardly Mobile Nuyorican Christmas

 Saludos, Saludos Vengo a saludar…   As much as I despise Thanksgiving for historical reasons, growing up it always marked the beginning of the Christmas season in my multiple families and coño More...