Puerto rico

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Journey House publishes book about Little League trip to Puerto Rico

Published May 6, 2017

Last summer, 14 students from the Felix Mantilla Little League traveled to Isabela, Puerto Rico, to visit the home of the team's namesake. There is now a book of their journey, "Changing Lives in 5 Days," Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.

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9 reasons why Puerto Rico is an easy first family trip outside the continental U

Published May 3, 2017

Considering traveling to a country where English is not the first language - especially when traveling with kids - can be daunting. However, a family trip to Puerto Rico is a good place to start international travel because it "keeps the training wheels on" and makes vacationing beyond the United States as easy as, well, riding a bike with training wheels.

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Featured bartender: Walker's Pint's Ramón Melendez

Published May 2, 2016

Ramón Melendez has bartended at Walker's Pint for almost six years, but he started in the service industry many years prior. His smile, quick service and positive energy contribute to the overall good vibe at The Pint, and further proves that it's not a spot only for lesbians.

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La Morove√Īa offers up soulful Puerto Rican fare

Published Feb. 5, 2016

Puerto Rican fare isn't as scarce in Milwaukee as it used to be. And La Morovena in Walker's Point offers up soulfully prepared Puerto Rican fare that hits the spot in terms of flavor and authenticity.

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La Caribe√Īa offers a taste beyond Mexico

Published March 29, 2014

After months of threatening, OnMilwaukee.com finally stopped by La Caribe√Īa, 1704 S. Pearl St., for dinner and drinks. Located in a triangle-shaped building painted bright red, La Caribe√Īa is easy to spot.

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Local singer explores the science of tarot

Published Dec. 29, 2013

Jen Cintrón is not the stereotypical tarot card reader. Sure, she has incense and candles and the usual New Age-ish baubles, but she is also extremely down-to-earth with a strong background in science.

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Taino's Lounge coming to Walker's Point

Published May 16, 2011

Later this summer, Taino's Lounge will open in a large, long-vacant space in the Esperanza Unida International Building on the corner of 6th Street and National Avenue.

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Local woman picked as finalist for smile contest

Published Nov. 19, 2007

More than 18,000 people entered Crest toothpaste's "Smile Bright in the Spotlight" contest, and Milwaukee's Yomarie Tejada is one of three finalists. Now, she needs your vote.