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By Suset Laboy On Monday, May 23rd, 2016
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Loisaida Festival Announces 2016 Lineup. Guess who’s coming?

The iconic Loisaida Festival is back with a vengeance this year. Mark your calendars: May 29th, 2016 from 12:00 to 5:30 on Avenue C from 5th to 12th Street. Now that all the details are out of the way, we can jump More...

By Urban Jibaro On Monday, December 1st, 2014
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Exploring Florida’s Historic Coast With Mami

I was offered an opportunity of a life time… and I took it. The weather is starting to turn (much colder) in NYC and I had the opportunity to visit St. Augustine, Florida and decided to swing by St. Cloud More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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Do Your Part: Celebrate Puerto Rican Culture & Feed Families

“De donde come uno, comen muchos” My Grandmother (Mama) never knew what food insecurity was until she came to NYC. The daughter of the only butcher in Puerta de Tierra (San Juan) there was always an More...

By Urban Jibaro On Monday, May 26th, 2014
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A Bronx Marine: Joel Mercado Remembers

“I was only fortunate enough to see him twice in my life. When he asked to see me, after graduating boot camp. I arrived humble, but in my dress blues. I’ll never forget how he looked at me. He knew the More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
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We Wear Our Guayaberas “Hasta Las Quince De La Mañana”

Disclaimer: The following is part of a sponsored campaign with Sofrito Media Group & Guayabera Culture. If you know me… you know that there is nothing I rather wear… that said, all opinions More...

By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, April 1st, 2014
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A Guayabera In Every Closet…

Disclaimer: The following is part of a sponsored campaign with Sofrito Media Group & Guayabera Culture. If you know me… you know that there is nothing I rather wear… that said, all opinions expressed More...

By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, January 21st, 2014
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The Poetry of Franchesca Guzman: Borinquen In Me

Artwork by Franchesca Guzman © 2007 Borinquen in me Franchesca Guzman 1998 Dedicated to: Juan, Miguel, Milagros, Olga, y Manuel Borinquen, a name soothing and comforting like a mothers touch to her ill child. More...

By Urban Jibaro On Saturday, January 11th, 2014
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Happy Birthday Eugenio María de Hostos!

  Artist: Francisco Oller About Eugenio María de Hostos (1839-1903) (source: http://www.hostos.cuny.edu/about/hostos.html) Puerto Rican educator, writer and patriot, Eugenio María de Hostos was born on January More...

By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, December 17th, 2013
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Short Story: Papi: “I No Spic Inglish!”

Papi: “I No Spic Inglish!” As a young girl, I knew I had the best Daddy in the world. Although my parents were divorced, throughout the years, he’d come for me. I loved it when he took me to the parks. My More...

By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, November 26th, 2013
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Dream Job Challenge: Do You Have What It Takes To Be A Reportero At The World Cup?

This is part of a compensated campaign with Latina Mom Bloggers and ESPN DEPORTES. However, all opinions expressed are my own. Soccer Fans… This one is for you… So I found out a few days ago that ESPN More...