How Haitian, Puerto Rican, Filipino, French-Canadian, Jamaican, Trinidadian, and Mexican-owned Brockton Beer Company Unites a Community
Ed Cabellon, co-founder of Brockton, Massachusetts’ nascent Brockton Beer Company, thinks about the brewery in terms of being a “catalyst for change.” By drawing crowds and making the city into a beer destination, Brockton Beer reflects Brockton’s diversity. And in turn reflects Cabellon, his three co-founders – Pierre Alexandre, Rowan Olmstead, and Eval Silvera, and their families. Who all together represent Haitian, Puerto Rican, Filipino, French-Canadian, Jamaican, Trinidadian, and Mexican culture.
Connecticut StatePosted byNancy on Norwalk
The Senate voted 16-11 Thursday for final passage of a bill legalizing the production, sale and adult use of recreational marijuana in Connecticut, bringing down the curtain on a frantic finish to a campaign that steadily unfolded over a decade. Gov. Ned Lamont is poised to sign the measure, making...
Humboldt, ILPosted byBlock Club Chicago
Humboldt Park Alderman Slams Police Commander For Closing Road Near Puerto Rican Parade To Prevent Shootings
HUMBOLDT PARK — Ald. Roberto Maldonado (26th) is outraged over the local police district’s decision to shut down a road near the Puerto Rican Parade to prevent shootings during the popular summer event. The 14th District is shutting down Luis Munoz Marin Drive — the road that surrounds the neighborhood’s...
Baltimore, MDPosted byThe Baltimore Sun
It’s an early Monday afternoon and Ryan Butler and Jeremiah Nieves are driving back to Baltimore from an eventful weekend in Ocean City. They hadn’t been basking in the sun at the beach. They were there to perform five drag shows in two days as they attempt to make up for nearly a year’s worth of lost income. Back in Baltimore, away from the perfectly coiffed wigs, beaded costumes and layers ...
Rauw Alejandro has the biggest Latin song in the world right now. However many times you’ve listened to “Todo De Ti,” the song sounds like you’ve heard it before. That’s because the Puerto Rican superstar’s hit interpolates Fergie’s “Big Girls Don’t Cry (Personal).”. Fergie took “Big Girls Don’t Cry” to...
The film adaptation of In the Heights, based on the popular stage musical by Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, was billed as a much-needed celebration of the diverse Latinx neighborhood of Washington Heights in New York City. Yet when the movie opened, criticism immediately ensued on social media. For a film set in a heavily Afro-Latinx neighborhood, darker-skinned people were relegated to dancers, hair salon workers, and other background roles. And among the leading roles, there was a glaring lack of Afro-Latinx representation.
In the Heights co-creator Quiara Alegría Hudes: ‘Latinos have the right to have our joy and to talk about it’
It was Quiara Alegría Hudes’s mother who told her to write. “Don’t you know how badly we need you?” she said. “So much history will go to the grave with Abuela… This is stuff that’s not written anywhere… If it’s not written down, it doesn’t exist.”. So she wrote it...
Philadelphia, PAScience News
PHILADELPHIA — In a makeshift tent behind a soccer goal and close enough to a taco stand that the smell of grilling barbacoa and carnitas drifts over, Melissa Pluguez cheerfully asks a man, in Spanish, if he’s right- or left-handed. The man, wearing jeans and a red T-shirt with white...
An explanation about the collaboration of Rosalía Y Bad Bunny causes a sensation in the networks. It was to be expected that the union between the Spanish and the Puerto Rican would become an event. Last night’s night, included in the disc The Last Tour of the World, is already shaping up to be one of the great hits of this year.
LifestyleLaredo Morning Times
On a spring afternoon deep in West Virginia, Frankie ran around and around and around the deck of Solar Solitude, a rental yurt. To the uninformed observer, the Puerto Rican rescue dog, a guest at the property, was chasing an imaginary squirrel. But I knew better. Frankie was embracing one of the hallmark traits of the yurt: its roundness.
MoviesPosted byLos Angeles Times
The Times is committed to reviewing theatrical film releases during the COVID-19 pandemic. Because moviegoing carries risks during this time, we remind readers to follow health and safety guidelines as outlined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health officials. Early on in the winsome new documentary...
Expect the unexpected with Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. vs. Hector Camacho Jr. and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Anderson Silva
If the uptick of fights between boxers vs. mixed martial artists or exhibition sweet science bouts have taught us anything, it's to expect the unexpected. This Tribute to the Kings card, starring the legendary Chavez family shouldn't be any different. Here, DAZN News explains why it'd be wise to anticipate the unforeseen Saturday night, when Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. fights Hector Camacho Jr. and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. clashes with MMA legend Anderson Silva at Jalisco Stadium in Guadalajara, Mexico and live on pay-per-view.
Congress & CourtsAOL Corp
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said that the Puerto Rico self-determination bill she is co-sponsoring with fellow New York Democrat, Rep. Nydia Velázquez, “does not oppose statehood” and does not impose independence on the U.S. territory. “It is status agnostic,” Ocasio-Cortez said during a lengthy congressional hearing Wednesday in which members of...
Around separation Adamari Lopez and Tony Costa have unleashed a series of rumors that the dancer is now seeking to fight, They always close teams towards her family to protect the emotional stability of the daughter born together, Alana. The choreographer was questioned by journalist Javier Ceriani Live rumors, Where...
Michael Cimino, the straight star of Hulu's gay-themed coming-of-age series "Love, Victor," says he has been attacked by some in the LGBTQ community and even some of his own family members. He said the former went as far as threatening his life. In a new interview with Attitude, Cimino —...
‘Hegemonía Musical’ starts at No. 8 on Tropical Albums chart. After nearly three decades, veteran salsa band Sonora Ponceña earns its fourth top 10 on Billboard’s Tropical Albums chart as Hegemonía Musical starts at No. 8 on the June 19-dated survey. Sonora Ponceña’s latest project starts with 1,400 equivalent album...
The boricua Victor Caratini left the Cincinnati Reds on the ground with dramatic home run in MLB 2021. After a game that remained close until the sixth inning when Fernando Tatis Jr. broke the no hitter with a home run Solitary to open the score 1-0, the Reds took control in the ninth with a Jonathan India home run and were within three outs for the win.