Watch an exciting 90-minute community celebration from WABC-TV and the National Puerto Rican Day Parade (NPRDP) on Sunday, June 14 at noonContinue Reading
Rita Moreno, Gina Torres And Laurie Hernandez Will Be Co-Grand Marshals At The 2020 Tournament of Roses
It might only be November but our eyes are already focused on a big event in 2020. That’s when the famous Tournament of Roses —the traditional New Year’s Day Celebration that includes the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game in Pasadena, California— will be held once again. However, we’re already looking forward to next year’s celebration, because of the iconic women who will act as grand marshals for the 130th anniversary of the event.Continue Reading
Danny Torres found himself in the presence of two Puerto Rican Hall of Famers who were honored at this year’s National Puerto Rican Day parade.
The two honorees were Edgar Martínez, who was voted into the 2019 class of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, and golfer Chi-Chi Rodríguez.
Martínez, 56, carries a congenial demeanor that reflects the genuine personality of un jíbaroliving in the countryside of Puerto Rico. One would never know he was one of the greatest hitters of his generation. He paused and shared his innermost thoughts on coming back to his birthplace to accept the Atleta Estrella – which translates to Star Athlete – honor at this annual parade.
Juan Antonio “Chi-Chi” Rodríguez, 83, is renowned as one of the greatest golfers of his generation. He actually pitched for an amateur team on the outskirts of his hometown in Rio Piedras before becoming the celebrated golfer.Continue Reading
The 62nd annual Puerto Rican Day Parade turned almost two miles of Fifth Avenue into a flag-waving, music-blasting, red-white-and-blue dance party on Sunday, as tens of thousands of people filled the streets to celebrate their culture and heritage.Continue Reading
The 62nd Annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade is coming up on June 9th!
The National Puerto Rican Day Parade celebrates and honors the leaders, educators, artists, and celebrities that have left a cultural footprint on this nation. Its mission is to create a national awareness and appreciation of the Puerto Rican culture and its contribution to the United States.
ABC7 will bring you the event live and on demand – starting with our live coverage on air and on abc7ny.com at Noon, running through 3:30pm. The event will stream both live and on demand on abc7NY.com.Continue Reading