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Is this taco truck The Best Food Truck in NYC?

New York’s Vendy Awards are local Oscars for food, especially for food trucks. Meet Felix, the owner of 2016 Vendy Award winner Tacos El Rancho in Brooklyn. [Video by Columbia University journalism grad student Belén Smole.]


The Guadalupe Inn in Brooklyn is all about the Queso Fundido.


A Mexican immigrant brings a taco truck to Brooklyn, helps the neighborhood, has fun, and makes money. It’s the American Dream!


The words of the prophet are written on the subway wall — in this case the Carroll Street F/G stop in Brooklyn. [Mas…]


Cute, curious kids at the Mexican Israelite Church of God in Brooklyn have many questions about their neighbors –– mysterious Hasidic Jews. Example: What is the deal with those big fur hats?

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As Hispanic Heritage Month ends, Brooklyn Hispanics try to carry on

by ELISE VALDERRAMA October 16, 2015 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from BROOKLYN) Hispanic Heritage Month is over, and without the corporate-approved celebration as a focus, local members of the Hispanic/Latino community here aren’t really sure how they can go on being local members of the local Hispanic/Latino community here. “What now?” lamented Brooklyn native and prolific bloguera Marielena Gutierrez (photo, right.) “Should I tell […]

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Charlie Chicken, Canine Artist: A Puerto Rican perro in NYC (video)

by Andalé Mono November 18, 2014 Cultura
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He’s only a small town dog from Puerto Rico, scoffers say. But seriously, can Charlie Chicken, Canine Artist, make it in the uber competitive New York artistic scene? Charlie’s creations (his mixed media are poop and urine) are regularly featured all across Brooklyn, the short documentary explains.

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Topless Brooklyn bodybuilder’s ‘Mexican Firing Squad’ cocktail (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE September 5, 2014 Cultura
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If you’re a Brooklyn bodybuilder who is gonna demonstrate how to make a Mexican Firing Squad cocktail for the Internets, make sure you’re topless and flip your man-boobs at the end of the video. Here’s the recipe from PunchDrink.com:

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Watch: A song – ‘Besame Mucho’ – grows in Bushwick, Brooklyn

by MOON GUAC June 26, 2014 Cultura
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Peep this sweet, short video: Singer Juan Bautista sings Besame Mucho while waiting for the G train and director Randy Gordon-Gatica adds footage of openly-Latino Bushwick, Brooklyn, New York.

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Hispanic Heritage Month ends, many Hispanics unsure how to go on

by Elise Valderrama October 16, 2013 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from BROOKLYN) Hispanic Heritage Month is over and without the corporate-approved celebration as a focus, members of the local Hispanic/Latino community aren’t really sure how they can go on being members of the local Hispanic/Latino community. “Where do I go from here?” lamented Brooklyn native and prolific bloguera Marielena Gutierrez (photo, right.) “Should I […]

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End of Hispanic Heritage Month leaves many unsure how to go on

by ELISE VALDERRAMA October 18, 2012 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from BROOKLYN) Hispanic Heritage Month is over and without the corporate-approved celebration as a focus, members of the local Hispanic/Latino community aren’t really sure how they can go on being members of the local Hispanic/Latino community. “Where do I go from here?” lamented Brooklyn native and prolific bloguera Marielena Gutierrez (photo). “Should I tell […]

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Goth industrial post-punk dark wave Veronica: ‘Naked’ (music video)

by QUESO QUESEM July 19, 2012 Cultura
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“I dance all night, I’m trouble every day!” Veronica “marks its corner of the sandbox with disdain and rancor. Frontman Omar’s voice traces base desires along electronic body music lines with Marilyn Manson-meets-Orgy groans. Naked is a stripped, raw and tightly magnificent pause in the happy-pop-fed masses’ pathetic existence,” José Benavides writes over at Remezcla, […]

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