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Puerto Rican Day Parade

Miguel Cotto of Puerto Rico lands a left to the face of Sergio Martinez of Argentina during the third round of the WBC Middleweight Championship fight on June 7, 2014 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Keidel: Miguel Cotto Selling Out The Garden Says Something — Good And Bad

For all the hyperbole and woeful acronyms, MSG isn’t the World’s Most Famous Arena, but it is the ancestral home of pugilism, going back to its days on 49th Street and through the Ali-Frazier era and Bernard Hopkins; toppling of Felix Trinidad.

06/09/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Sen. Charles Schumer and others gather for the state of the National Puerto Rican Day Parade on June 8, 2014, in Manhattan. (Credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Mayor Bill De Blasio Leads His 1st Puerto Rican Day Parade

Hundreds of thousands of marchers and onlookers packed the avenue on a warm sunny day. The theme of this year’s parade was “One Nation, Many Voices.”

06/08/2014

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Revamped Puerto Rican Day Parade To Step Off On June 8

When the parade is held June 8, every float rolling down Fifth Avenue will be required to display a cultural theme. A community food drive is also being organized as part of the festivities and more money has been set aside for scholarships.

05/14/2014

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announces settlement with fundraiser who bilked NYC Puerto Rican Day Parade of $1 million.(Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

AG Schneiderman: NYC Puerto Rican Day Parade Fundraiser Misused $1M In Funds

According to the attorney general, Carlos Velasquez underreported how much he collected from sponsors, and misused funds that were meant for scholarships.

02/13/2014

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Street Closures Planned For Puerto Rican Day Parade

The National Puerto Rican Day Parade is set for Sunday, and police have advised the public that several roads will be closed in Midtown and on the Upper East Side.

06/08/2013

This controversial Coors Light can, commemorating the Puerto Rican Day Parade, has recently come under fire by Puerto Ricans, themselves. (Photo: Mike Montone/CBSNewYork)

Promotional Beer Can Sparks Brew-Haha Ahead Of Puerto Rican Day Parade

On Thursday a group of Puerto Rican organizations, elected officials, activists, and community groups rallied outside of the Manhattan Beer Distributors’ building in the Bronx.

05/30/2013

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NYC’s Puerto Rican Community Lashes Out At Coors Over Beer Logo

Councilman Fernando Cabrera called having the flag on a beer can “an absolute insult to all Puerto Ricans.”

05/29/2013

FILE -- The 2011 Puerto Rican Day Parade (Credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Huge Crowd Lines The Streets For NYC’s Puerto Rican Parade

Nearly two million spectators lined the street as 80,000 participants marched down the parade route. It’s all part of a weekend long celebration of Puerto Rican heritage and culture.

06/12/2011

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A Guide To The 2011 Puerto Rican Day Parade

Every year, on the second Sunday in June, Puerto Ricans not only in New York but also around the world celebrate their heritage with the Puerto Rican Day Parade. Here’s what you need to know for Sunday’s festivities.

CBS New York–06/09/2011