National Coquito Festival

National Coquito Festival

A festive fusion of Coquito tastings made with rum. What better way to kick off the Holiday Season than by sipping on Puerto Rico’s favorite holiday drink while in good company, listening to live music and sampling good eats! Get to meet our three “Mixologists” for the evening, taste their creations, and help us select […]

YOUNG LORDS ORIGINS

YOUNG LORDS ORIGINS

The Chicago Young Lords, founders of this Latino movement, were the sons and daughters of the first Puerto Rican immigrants.  They successfully built a national grassroots movement for self-determination within the Barrios of the United States.  It all began when Mayor Richard Daley decided to create an inner city suburb in Lincoln Park and, in […]