Posts Tagged ‘East Harlem Board of Tourism’

Un Dia en El Barrio/A day in El Barrio

Sunday, November 1st, 2009
September 16, 2006
2:00 pm

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 • 2:00 PM – 12:00 AM

Kick-off Hispanic Heritage Month in El Barrio with these events:

2PM: Meet the Author: Carolina Gonzalez and Seth Kugel talk about their new book on Latin New York called Nueva York. Maite Junco moderates.

MediaNoche
161 East 106th Street (between Lexington and Third Avenues)
212.828.0401
www.prdream.com

2:30 PM: Poetas con Café – season finale,
featuring a tribute to the Puerto Rican poet Julia de Burgos

Modesto Flores Garden of Hope Community
Lexington Avenue, between 104th and 105th Streets

3 PM: Destination: El Barrio Walking Tour
Meet at Southeast corner of Fifth Avenue and 104th Street

East Harlem Board of Tourism
164 East 116th Street
ehtourism@aol.com
www.eastharlemtourism.org

5 PM: Community reception and “meet and greet” the authors
Camaradas del Barrio Bar & Restaurant
2241 First Avenue at 115th Street
212-348-2703

7 PM: Film screening, “Hangin’ with the Homeboys
Directed by Joseph Vasquez
In English, Color, 35mm, 89 minutes, 1991
The Nuyorican film classic that launched John Leguizamo’s career and put da Bronx back on the map!

MediaNoche
161 East 106th Street (between Lexington and Third Avenues)
212 828 0401
www.prdream.com

10 PM: Live music at Camaradas NO Cover
Camaradas del Barrio Bar & Restaurant
2241 First Avenue at 115th Street

212-348-2703

Hosted by the East Harlem Board of Tourism. For more information, call212.876.1242
or visit www.eastharlemtourism.org or www.nuevayorkguide.com

Free Walking Tours of Spanish Harlem

Sunday, November 1st, 2009
April 18, 2006
7:23 am

Destination:  El Barrio

El Museo del Barrio and The East Harlem Board of Tourism  

Announces Free Saturday Walking Tours

 

Beginning Saturday, April 15, individuals and families may join a free highlights walking tour through El Barrio.  The tour, conducted by guides from Big Onion Walking Tours, has been specially developed with the East Harlem Board of Tourism to feature the thriving Latino arts, culture, and cuisine of the fabled El Barrio community. Sites include the Graffiti Hall of Fame, street murals, St. Cecilia’s Roman Catholic Church, First Spanish United Methodist “Young Lords” Church, La Marqueta, Luis Muñoz Marin Boulevard, the remarkable concentration of museums, galleries and restaurants in El Barrio’s “cultural corridor,” and much, much more.

 

The Destination:  El Barrio walking tour is offered Saturdays at 3:00 p.m. from April 15 through October 14. The tour is FREE and supported by a grant to El Museo del Barrio and the East Harlem Board of Tourism from the Deutsche Bank Americas and Rockefeller Brothers Fund Arts and Enterprise Program. The tour meets at the SE corner of Fifth Avenue and 104th Street. Prior to the tour, participants are invited to visit El Museo del Barrio and the Museum of the City of New York (suggested admission contributions apply). All individuals and families are invited to join, but no groups, please. No reservations necessary.  

 

The East Harlem Board of Tourism is a group of museums, galleries, artists, activists, historians,  entrepreneurs, business organizations, and housing advocates who share a vision of East Harlem/El Barrio as a mecca for tourists with an interest in Latino culture, New York style, and the rich multicultural history of the neighborhood. Its mission includes developing tourism destinations and infrastructure and increasing overall visitorship in East Harlem as means to develop the local economy.

 

Please visit www.eastharlemtourism.org or e-mail ehtourism@aol.com for more information.