Post Tagged with: "Portugal"

David Leite (Photo by Alexandre Soares for Voices of NY)

Gay, Bipolar and Portuguese: A Journey of Acceptance

Food writer David Leite discusses his memoir about accepting his Portuguese roots, his mental illness and his sexual identity.

First Fado Festival Comes to NYC

First Fado Festival Comes to NYC

Culture, New York, Western European February 17, 2017 at 4:16 pm

Fado Festival NYC debuts this year from Feb. 24-26 with three different events, and plans for an annual event.

Aristedes de Sousa Mendes  (Courtesy of the Sousa Mendes Foundation)

Portuguese Holocaust Hero Remembered in NYC

The life of Aristides de Sousa Mendes, the Portuguese consul in Bordeaux during the Second World War, is being celebrated until September at the Center for Jewish History in Manhattan.

Jack Martins (Photo by Alexandre Soares for Voices of NY)

For Republican Jack Martins, an Immigrant Story Worth Telling

Portuguese-American Jack Martins, running on the Republican ticket for the 3rd congressional district seat on Long Island, talks about the immigrants’ journey.

screen shot from Portugal in soho video by melissa rose cooper

‘Portugal in SoHo’

Culture, Featured Posts, Manhattan, Video, Western European June 12, 2015 at 1:35 pm

Many immigrants from Portugal settled in SoHo. To celebrate Portugal Day, the Arte Institute held festivities in SoHo Square on June 6.

George Mendes (Photo by Alexandre Soares for Voices of NY)

Bringing Rustic Portuguese Food to Manhattan

With the opening of his second restaurant next week, chef George Mendes is tapping his roots.

(Photo by Isabel Pinto)

Ana Moura Brings the World to Fado

Culture, Featured Posts, Voices' Picks, Western European November 10, 2014 at 7:44 pm

The internationally acclaimed singer draws on many influences, but still conveys the beauty of Portugal’s songs of longing.

(Photo by Alexandre Soares for Voices of NY)

Armando Cabral’s Journey from Guinea-Bissau to NYC

Model turned shoe designer Armando Cabral was born in Guinea-Bissau, lived in Portugal and England, and now calls NYC home.

Portuguese Flavors, Sky-High in Westchester

Portuguese Flavors, Sky-High in Westchester

Featured Posts, Food, Voices' Picks, Western European September 24, 2014 at 4:08 pm

Anthony Gonçalves never attended cooking school, but his dishes dazzle diners at the White Plains Ritz-Carlton.

Pedro Pires (Photo by Alexandre Soares for Voices of NY)

En Route to World Cup, Ronaldo Plays NJ

Portugal’s national soccer team will train and play for fans in the state.


Portugal Selling Apartment in Dakota

Business, Housing, Western European October 11, 2012 at 1:11 pm

Talk about a return on investment. The government of Portugal is selling an apartment it bought for $250,000 four decades ago in the famous Dakota, where Beatles legend John Lennon lived and die, for $13 million, Luso-Americano reported.