Post Tagged with: "Portuguese"

Iuri, with his mother Brigida resting her hand on his shoulder. (Photo by Alexandre Soares for Voices of NY)

For One ‘Dreamer,’ a Time of Suspense

Featured Posts, Immigration, Metro Area, Western European February 10, 2017 at 6:03 pm

A teenage DACA recipient in Newark, New Jersey, had looked forward to getting his driver’s license and going to college. But now he and his family await an uncertain future.

Farm to Store: In NJ, a Portuguese Immigrant Perfects His Jamon
Portuguese immigrant Rodrigo Duarte has been making and selling Iberian charcuterie at Caseiro e Bom in Newark, New Jersey, since 2006.

Farm to Store: In NJ, a Portuguese Immigrant Perfects His Jamon

Portuguese immigrant Rodrigo Duarte has been making and selling Iberian charcuterie at Caseiro e Bom in Newark, New Jersey, since 2006.

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.

The Portuguese Kids, from left to right: Jason Casimiro, Alberto Sardinha, Brian Martins, Derrick Melo.(Photo courtesy of The Portuguese Kids)

The Portuguese Kids Love a Chouriço Joke

Culture, Featured Posts, Metro Area, Western European November 6, 2014 at 3:55 pm

With over 6 million views on YouTube and around a hundred shows a year, the comedy troupe is becoming a phenomenon of ethnic humor.

(Image via Nowy Dziennik)

The Secret Identity of Christopher Columbus

Eastern European, History, Western European October 14, 2014 at 5:45 pm

Was Christopher Columbus actually the son of a Polish king and a Portuguese noblewoman? Historian Manuel Rosa presented his research at a Columbus Day event organized by Polish groups, reports Nowy Dziennik.

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.

The Portuguese Shoe Doctor

The Portuguese Shoe Doctor

Carlos Mesquita transformed a shoeshine bench in Portugal into a luxury repair business in New York.

Image from FIFA video

Essay: Portuguese Days of the U.S. Team

Today’s U.S. team could take inspiration from a stunning upset 64 years ago in Brazil.