2008 Top Ten Events In Humboldt Park

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• 100 x 35 campaign • Premiere of Flag of Steel • 30th Peoples Parade • Crime Against Humanity Play • Premiere of Nothing Like the Holiday • 15th...

[lang_en]2nd Annual ¡Humboldt Park NO SE VENDE! Parranda on Paseo Boricua[/lang_en]

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Humboldt Park community residents gathered at Batey Urbano (2620 W. Division) to prepare for one of Puerto Rico’s most cherished cultural traditions. This tradition,...

Internationally Renown Artist Installs Permanent Mosaic at the Institute of Puerto Rican Arts &...

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Internationally recognized artist Manny Vega made a unique visit to Chicago last week to install an original 19-foot mosaic in the courtyard of the...

Honoring a History of Struggle: Puerto Rican Cultural Center Unveils New Cultural Expressions

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Days before the 15th Annual Fiesta Boricua, the Puerto Rican Cultural Center (PRCC) unveiled two news additions to the cultural landscape of Paseo Boricua....

Documenting “Chicago’s Puerto Rican Story” An Interview with New Films Production’s Gloricelly Franceschi...

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Marisol Rodríguez Last month WTTW11 premiered “Chicago’s Puerto Rican Story,” a documentary about the struggles Puerto Ricans faced during their settlement in Chicago. Produced by...

Banco Popular’s Richard Carrion Awarded 2008 Paseo Boricua “Walk of Fame”

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Each year, Alderman Ocasio and the organizers of Fiesta Boricua (Bandera a Bandera) recognize the contributions of an important figure of the Puerto Rican...

Entonce Magazine: Keeping the Story Going in the Barrio

A few years ago, a young Puerto Rican entrepreneur began the popular urban magazine, Entonce. If you are already familiar with the magazine, you...

Deep Loss at Heart of Artistic Expression: Humboldt Park Mural is Memorial to Mother...

Alicia Coria and two of her sons, Ivan Castro, 8, and Diego Castro, 10, never had a chance. As they crossed North Avenue at...

Puerto Rican People’s Parade celebrates its 30th anniversary

At two o’clock, on Saturday, June 14, Humboldt Park’s Puerto Rican community will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the People’s Parade along “La Division.” Before...

Ambiente del Paseo Launches “Más Color, Más Poder” Campaign

On Saturday, May 24, Ambiente del Paseo held a BBQ fundraiser to launch its new campaign, “Más Color, Más Poder.” Ambiente is a newly formed collective recently launched by the Puerto Rican Cultural Center as one of Humboldt Park’s first LGBTQ organizations. The “Más Color, Más Poder” campaign seeks to raise awareness about and combat homophobia and transphobia in the Humboldt Park community.