Tag: El Barrio

Fania Records El Barrio: The Ultimate Collection Of Latin Boogaloo, Disco, Funk & Soul

Here’s a collection of music that brings back great memories for me,  the awesome sounds and styles in Spanish Harlem’s El Barrio back in the day.  Fania Records had the Salsa scene locked down and were considered to be the

East Harlem Christmas Tree Lighting tonight

If you’re out and about in East Harlem this evening, you’re invited to take part in the 8th annual El Barrio / East Harlem “Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony” on 106th street and 3rd avenue at 6:30 PM.  The theme of

El Barrio in Spanish Harlem is a great tourism destination

I just checked-out the Visit El Barrio campaign website which was set up to promote Spanish Harlem, also known as El Barrio, as a tourism destination. The promotional video below features host Victor Cruz as he enthusiastically describes various spots

East Harlem Taste Trolley 2011 Launches

East Harlem Presents is set to launch its 2011 East Harlem Taste Trolley this week, taking participants on a “delicious tour” of the best Restaurants and Cafes in East Harlem.  Unfortunately, the this months September 29th edition is already sold

El Museo Del Barrio’s Wepa Wednesdays Party

Get ready to get down to some latin sounds at El Museo Del Barrio’s Wepa Wednesdays party, a FREE event held every Wednesday from 6:00pm-9:00pm. Presented by Joann Jimenez, ¡WEPA! at El Museo Del Barrio features resident DJ Antonio Ocasio

Discover East Harlem on the El Barrio Today Walking Tour

El Museo del Barrio New York is having one of its FREE El Barrio Today walking tours this Saturday July 30th, a great way to discover East Harlem by foot. Highlights include the Graffiti Wall of Fame (one of my