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  • Featured
    The Loisaida Fest Transformed the Lower East Side!

      Memorial Day Weekend oozed Puerto Rican and Latino with the 2014 Loisaida Festival edition that transformed...

  • Entertainment
    Artists leave their mic on stage for the cause!!

    For those who are fans of B-ball, this game is right up your alley. For those who...

  • Entertainment
    LatinTRENDS November Issue Industry Mixer

    LatinTRENDS held a media industry cocktail mixer on Wednesday to celebrate the November issue at the legendary...

  • Entertainment
    Five Reasons We’re Still Not Over the LatinTRENDS End of Summer Industry Event

    Just a few hours into this year’s LatinTRENDS End of Summer Industry Event, Ada Rojas, founder of, said, “LatinTRENDS throws the best parties!” And while this event was a meticulously planned celebration of the Latino community, it really was a party! Lulu and Lala, TV and radio personalities, hosted the event,...

  • Entertainment
    LatinTRENDS End of Summer Industry Event Recap

    With music blaring from the outside, attendees were eager to get in Stage 48 and celebrate the LatinTRENDS End of Summer Labor Day Industry Event. The event offered the red carpet, food and of course favorite Latin music. In attendance were bloggers, filmmakers, photographers, civic leaders, politicians, local celebrities, entrepreneurs, DJ’s, and...

  • Entertainment
    Third Annual Mothers Day Walk

    If you’re looking for an alternative activity to do with your mom this weekend; this is a...

  • Events
    Healthfirst Community Office Opens in Washington Heights

    Healthfirst, a not-for-profit managed care organization offering health insurance to individuals and families living in the New York metropolitan area, announced the opening of its newest Community Office in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan on Wednesday, November 20. Community residents are now able to visit the office and receive personalized service...

  • Entertainment

      Lisette Nieves is currently a social entrepreneur-in-residence at the Blue Ridge Foundation. She was recently appointed as the Belle Zeller Distinguished Visiting Professor in Public Policy at the City University of New York at Brooklyn College. Previously, Nieves served as the founding executive director for Year Up New York, a workforce...

  • Entertainment

      Stephen Ritz is a South Bronx teacher/administrator who believes that students shouldn’t have to leave their community to live, learn and earn in a better one. Moving generations of students into spheres of personal and academic successes they have never imagined while reclaiming and rebuilding the Bronx, Stephen’s extended student and...

  • Entertainment
    ‘Latino Americans’ on PBS Features LatinTRENDS

    Television has probably become the second most popular media that people use next to the Internet and after that, comes film, and print media. Naturally, people will like one media over the other and choose that one as their main source for their news about the world. Speaking of television, LatinTRENDS is...

  • Leadership
    Muralist Betsy Casañas

    Ever wonder what it takes to become a muralist? Well, it not only takes a certain talent, but then being able to market and share that talent with the rest of the world. For 19 years, Betsy Casañas, is a studio artist and a public mural artist from Puerto Rico, is now...

  • Entertainment
    DCTV (@DCTVny) Breaks Ground On New Theater

    Founded in 1972 by husband and wife filmmakers Jon Alpert and Keiko Tsuno, DCTV (Downtown Community Television Center) has grown into one of the leading documentary film education and production centers in the country, providing resources for thousands of filmmakers and students, including equipment and facility rentals, screenings, master classes, post-production services...

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