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Puerto Rican Day Parade 2012

Puerto Rican Day Parade 2012

Thousands crowded the Bronx Riviera’s boardwalk to get a glimpse of the fireworks over the Long Island Sound.

Potho Mela in Parkchester

Potho Mela in Parkchester

Bangladeshis celebrate a community street fair with vendors, music and food. Many of the attendees are recent immigrants from Bangladesh.

Bronxites Salute America

Bronxites Salute America

Thousands attended the annual event on Fifth Avenue.

Bronx Dominican Parade Preparations

Bronx Dominican Parade Preparations

In July, thousands of Dominicans will line up along the Grand Concourse to celebrate their homeland. The build-up to that event began on June 25.

The First Jamaican Patois Bible

The First Jamaican Patois Bible

In December 2011, the Bible was translated into Jamaican Patois, starting with the Book of Luke, “Jiizas: di buuk We Luuk rait bout Im.”

Bronx Ink

Bronx Ink

Once taboo, tattoos have become the “branding” of choice for many New Yorkers. The most trendy options in the Bronx are crosses, stars, names and tramp stamps.

Bronx Seniors Share Secrets to a Good Life

Bronx Seniors Share Secrets to a Good Life

Residents in their 70s, 80s and 90s set remarkable examples of how to live well, age gracefully and never stop learning.

Artist/Poet Wonder Lee

Artist and Poet Wonder Lee talks about how her poetry and art has inspired many, especially those in the LGBT community.

Esmeralda Santiago: A Puerto Rican Journey

Esmeralda Santiago: A Puerto Rican Journey

“Art makes it possible for us to express our lives, preoccupations, emotions, our history,” says Santiago, best known for her memoirs “When I was Puerto Rican” and “Almost A Woman.”