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Artists Celebrate The Last Dragon with Art Show

The New York native and pop-culture aficionado, Amy Collado, celebrated the 30th anniversary of the popular 80’s flick “The Last Dragon” with amazing art works inspired by the movie. The art show, “In Search of the Master,” was a tribute to Berry Gordy’s film The Last Dragon, which first debut in 1985 and starred professional…

JOSE ALDO STANDS STOIC THROUGH IRISH STORM

The UFC 189 World Championship Tour made its next stop here in New York yesterday evening in the Beacon Theatre. The match that will serve as the main event matches Brazilian Jose Aldo, the UFC Featherweight king since awarded the belt in 2010 upon coming from the WEC Promotion and challenger Conor McGregor. Conor, a…

How About No: Ted Cruz as First Latino President, an American Nightmare

While it is always inspiring and encouraging when you hear about the accomplishment or success of other Latinos whether it be in education, entertainment, and/or politics, however this sentiment came to a somewhat halt on March 23, 2015 when learning of what one Latino in particular was looking to achieve. What should have been a…

TOBY LOVE: “BACHATA IS THE BEST”

Toby Love has had a good three year run with two number one songs in the Tropical charts and several nominations for the upcoming 2015 Juventud Awards on March 27th. It has been an impressive peak from recent valleys and Toby, who sees himself as the “underdog” can point to a major reason, control. “It’s…

This Bronx Latino Actor Made Mayweather-Pacquiao Bout Happen!

Thanks to the Bronx native and film and television actor, Gabriel Salvador, boxing fans from all over the world will finally see the Mayweather-Pacquiao match that many thought would never happen. “Every tree starts with a seed, correct,” Salvador said to the Los Angeles newspaper, LA Times. Salvador, who has appeared on TNT’s Rizzoli &…

New Birth of the NYC Dominican Parade and End of an Era

Originally published on cityandstateny.com, headlined by Victor Gutierrez Sources familiar with an investigation by the New York State Attorney General’s office have confirmed to City & State that Nelson Peña, longtime director of the Dominican Day Parade, has agreed to resign his post. Peña, who has been a controversial figure, has also agreed to resign…