Next 500 Years: A Greeting to the Past and Future of Latinx Letters in the U.S.

In returning to our previous survey of Latinx letters, we find that by the eighteenth century as evidence of our presence. We have accounts or testimonies from people like Eulalia Pérez (1766-1878) and Apolinaria Lorenzana (1790-1884), both of them head housekeepers at Spanish missions in California.

THE TASTE OF SUGAR: Puerto Rican Author Pens Tale of Love and Endurance

Marisel Vera is a Chicago writer based in Pittsburgh. Through her work, Marisel explores the particular burdens that Puerto Ricans, on the island and in […]

Netflix to Sponsor Afro-Latinx Film Directors on Inaugural LALIFF Inclusion Fellowship Series

The Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF) has launched the Inclusion Fellowship Series. This newly established program will focus on building a more inclusive […]

Latino Restaurants Offering Discounts for Hispanic Heritage Month

University of Pittsburgh has announced discounts offered at local Latino restaurants in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. This is an initiative of Carnegie Mellon University […]

Don’t 500 years count for anything?

It may seem a simplistic question, but the Hispanic presence in the United States is a complicated and unfamiliar topic for many, both for Latino immigrants as well as native Latinos.

Pitt, CMU, and Affiliates to Host Lively 2020 Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

Varied events including dance lessons, educational workshops, cooking demos and more are scheduled from September 15 to October 15.

Amusement parks announce end of 2020 season

The great masses that normally visit our region’s parks to enjoy their attractions did not arrive this summer, leading to the decision for an early […]

Crowd Gets a Taste of Chef Fernando Ríos’s Authentic Puerto Rican BBQ in Garfield

At SoJu restaurant in Garfield (Pittsburgh), Chef Fernando Ríos was busy prepping to delight the public on Sunday with Freakin Rican BBQ and his offering […]

Chicken Latino Celebrates Beechview Relocation with Ribbon-cutting Ceremony

One of Pittsburgh’s most popular Hispanic restaurants, Chicken Latino, has relocated to Beechview after more than 10 years serving customers in the Strip District area. […]

Adapting to Covid-19 Times: Conversation with Argentine Caterer La Mendocina

The restaurant and food industry is one of the hardest hit by the Covid-19 emergency. For catering businesses in particular, event cancellations and the lack […]

#DineLatino Promotes PA Statewide Take-out on Cinco de Mayo Week

In light of the challenges COVID-19 has created for small businesses, and restaurants in particular, three PA Latino organizations have launched an initiative to support […]

José Cuervo Announces Cinco de Mayo Contest in Support of Local Mexican Restaurants

Tequila José Cuervo announced today on its Twitter account a new contest to support local independent Mexican restaurants in these difficult times. As we near […]

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