The Nuyorican Poets Cafe

The Nuyorican Poets Cafe

WELCOME TO THE NUYORICAN POETS CAFE, A CULTURAL ICON ON NEW YORK’S LOWER EAST SIDE SINCE 1973. “The Cafe is the most integrated place on the planet” – Allen Ginsberg The Nuyorican presents groundbreaking works of literature, music, theater, performance art, poetry slam, Hip-Hop, visual art and champions established as well as rising artists from […]

The History of the Paso Fino: a Classical Horse

The History of the Paso Fino: a Classical Horse

The History of the Paso Fino: a Classical Horse By: Quentin Justice When Christopher Columbus landed in the New World in 1492, he found a continent without horses.  After returning to Spain, upon his return to the Americas, he brought back mares and stallions from Andalusia and Cordela.  These horses were a mixture of Andalusian, […]

Global warming is killing the coqui

Global warming is killing the coqui

(San Juan, Puerto Rico)SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Back in the Puerto Rican rain forest for the first time in five years, biologist Rafael Joglar sensed something was wrong. He wasn’t hearing the frogs whose nocturnal calls he had long recorded in the misty highlands. It was as if a small orchestra had lost […]

El Yunque – Puerto Rico’s Rain Forest

El Yunque – Puerto Rico’s Rain Forest

Author: Derek Robinson el Yunque Puerto Rico In the northeastern corner of Puerto Rico lies one of the richest rain forests on earth. El Yunque National Forest, formerly called the Caribbean National Forest, is the only tropical rain forest in the United States National Forest System. It’s an important ecosystem on the island, and a favorite […]

el Morro

el Morro

  Photo Gallery of the mighty fort in Old San Juan. A walk into the history of Puerto Rico. el Morro

Three Kings Festival in Puerto Rico

Three Kings Festival in Puerto Rico

By Daniel BeDell Puerto Ricans are a friendly, outgoing, and always looking for a reason to have fun. Visit Puerto Rico from Thanksgiving Day until mid January and you’ll find the island in full party mode. Of course they enjoy Christmas and New Years but in Puerto Rico, the really big celebration is reserved for […]

Piragua – Puerto Rico Piragua

Piragua – Puerto Rico Piragua

Piragua A piragua is a Puerto Rican frozen treat, shaped like a pyramid, made of shaved ice and covered with fruit flavored syrup which are sold by vendors, known as piragüeros, in small colorful pushcarts. Piraguas are not only sold in Puerto Rico; they can be found in the United States in areas such as […]

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