NY Joe Salsero

NY Joe Salsero

  Jose “NY Joe” Narvaez was born in the Bronx, New York to Puerto Rican natives. His social and cultural identity has been pivotal in shaping his music and style. NY Joe got his start in music at a young age, joining his uncle’s band, Bobby Rodriguez Y La Compania on tour. As a behind-the-scenes […]

3rd Annual Florida Puerto Rican Parade and Festival

3rd Annual Florida Puerto Rican Parade and Festival

3rd Annual Florida Puerto Rican Parade & Festival SATURDAY, APRIL 27, 2019 11:00 A.M. • ORANGE AVE & CONCORD STREET, DOWNTOWN, ORLANDO FL Who We Are The recent Parade, Festival and related activities were established to promote the Puerto Rican community culture, heritage and its contributions to the State of Florida. The Parade and Festival […]

In Pursuit of Puerto Rican Studies Research Summit

In Pursuit of Puerto Rican Studies Research Summit

The Puerto Rico Research Hub of the University of Central Florida and the Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College-CUNY cordially invite you to participate in the Puerto Rico, Puerto Ricans “In Pursuit of Puerto Rican Studies” Research Summit to be held April 17, 2019 at the University of Central Florida Fairwinds Alumni Center in Orlando, […]

Aguada Town Center

Aguada Town Center

In Puerto Rico, every Pueblo has a town center. There is a Catholic Church, an open Square and usually the Mayor’s office and any government buildings. Before heading out of the West Coast, we stopped in the center of Aguada and took some photos of the church, the town square, the Mayor’s office and an […]

San Juan Bautista Parade

San Juan Bautista Parade

The mission of the Parada San Juan Bautista, Inc. is to create solidarity and harmony within the entire community. This is experienced at the grassroots level within the religious and educational community, the business and government sector at the city, county and state levels. Its success in bringing together people from different cultures and background has […]

Puerto Rico Civic Club

Puerto Rico Civic Club

Founded in 1951 by San Jose Puerto Ricans who wanted to share their culture with the South Bay communities.  A 501(c)3 social club open to anyone that wants to learn about and enjoy the Puerto Rican culture. In 2016 we were able to make San Jose History Park our monthly gathering place. Our club is […]

Casa Wepa

Casa Wepa

Casa Wepa es un club cívico cultural  creado y fundado en Enero del 2017. Cuenta con una directiva compuesta por Angel G. Crespo(Presidente, fundador) Diana López (Tesorera, vice-presidente) Cesar Moliné (Secretario, vice-presidente). También socios activos y socios pasivos.   El propósito es crear una hermandad donde se destaque lo positivo de los puertorriqueños. Sus valores, costumbres, tradiciones, cultura, alegría y […]

Things to Do in Caguas

Things to Do in Caguas

This Article appears courtesy DiscoverPuertoRico.com. It originally appeared  here Known as the “Center and Heart of Puerto Rico”, Caguas takes pride in keeping tradition alive. A vibrant city, rich in culture and soul, you can choose to visit one of its many museums or stroll around its beautiful botanical garden. Walk around beautiful gardens, learn about endemic […]