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Dueling Lobster Tails (Exquisito Dúo de Langostas)

Long work day, a demanding boss, a grueling schedule and the last thing anyone wants to see when they get home is an empty refrigerator.  As the usual options mentally play out – fast food, Chinese take-out, pizza – consider making it a night out with your significant other or the entire family.  Taking a Read More

Top 12 Being Latino Posts of 2013

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Here are the TOP 12 posts from Being Latino, broken down month-by-month, through the duration of 2013. Enjoy! January February March April May June July August September October November December

See Your Passions in a Different Way by Using the Nissan #PassionGenome

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Latinos are VERY passionate in many aspects of our lives and we use social media as an expression of our passions. For the first time, we can see a collective list of our passions in a fun and unique way, using the Nissan #PassionGenome! Nissan Versa created this program to connect you to the things Read More

Enrique Iglesias EXCLUSIVE Being Latino #LatinGrammys Interview Via 7UP (VIDEO)

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We got the chance to catch up with Enrique Iglesias at his Live It Up concert to ask him a little bit about what he’s doing there, his partnership with @7UP as well as some questions from the Being Latino audience. Below, you’ll see a few brief sound bites as well as one video response!     Read More

Living it UP with Enrique Iglesias at the #LatinGrammys 2013

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Last night @7UP invited me to experience their pre-Latin Grammys festivities, in Las Vegas, including an exclusive Live It Up concert with the legendary Enrique Iglesias ( video interview to soon follow). To give you a little taste of the experience, I’ve provided some pictures below: We also posted the following video to our instagram Read More

A Conflicted Reaction to Coors Light’s Puerto Rican Flag Beer Can

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Lots of mixed reactions this year to Coors Light, a longtime sponsor of the Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York City, for putting the Puerto Rican flag on their beer can in local Tristate areas as part of their affiliation to the parade. At the start, Huffington Post did a writeup on the start Read More

Latino Trailblazers: Dr. Belisa Vranich

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Mind over matters; in the realm of clinical psychology half Latina, half Serbian, Dr. Belisa Vranich has helped thousands find their center, with her holistic and spiritual approach. Author, media correspondent, and advocate for health and fitness within the Latino community, her passion and dedication to mental health and wellness make her a Latino Trailblazer. Read More

Latino Trailblazers: Ángel Franco

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Pictures are worth thousands of words, and through the lens of Pulitzer Prize-winning Bronx born click here Ángel Franco; we see our world first hand. This highly awarded self-taught New York Times senior photographer, professor, and documentarian has a permanent display at the MOMA; with a unique vision and keen eye he is a Latino Read More

BL’s Fan of the Week: Maria Cristina Restrepo

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It’s our pleasure to introduce to you Being Latino’s first Fan of The Week, Maria Cristina Restrepo! Maria, 37, is a native of Bogotá, Colombia now living in North Bergen, New Jersey. After learning English, she enrolled at Kean University where she studied Film & Media. Afterwards she began working with a well known media Read More

Fan of The Week Trivia Contest

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Want to have your pic and bio featured as our Fan of the week?! Well now is your chance! Beginning Monday, June 4, and continuing until Thursday we’ll be putting out five questions a day. At the end of the week. Highest score becomes Being Latino’s fan of the week. Here’s how it works: The Read More