NYC, New York, Nueva York, Nova York, The City, whatever you call it, New York City has been Latin since the first immigrant, Juan Rodríguez, arrived in 1613.
He was a multilingual African Portuguese sailor from Santo Domingo (now the Dominican Republic) on a Dutch ship, who decided to stay instead of shipping on to the Netherlands.
The Five Boroughs
Borough is an old English word for “county” or “condado” in Spanish.
Manhattan is the heart of the city and what most people mean when they say, “New York City” or “The…
Brooklyn is a city and borough with its own sense of self that is diverse, creative, entrepreneurial and family. It’s…
Queens, New York City is the most diverse place on Earth. Over 200 languages are spoken here. Parks in Queens…
The Bronx is the only one of New York City’s five boroughs on the mainland. It is majority Hispanic and…
Staten Island is a suburban borough reached by the Staten Island Ferry from Manhattan or the Verrazzano Bridge from Brooklyn.…
Latin circus in New York City ranges from Circus Warehouse and House of Yes to Dzul Dance and Cirque du Soleil. New York City
There are twenty-five Latin consulates in New York City
Get to know your government. Democracy only works if we participate. If you have a problem, reach out. Don’t be afraid. New York government works for us…
Discover a world of Latin jazz in New York City jazz clubs
These movie theaters occasionally screen Latin films. Film
There are museums in NYC for just about anything you can imagine. Many of them are among the world’s best. Latin Museums in NYC New York City’s…
NYC’s big Latin night club is La Boom. Jazz clubs offer a different vibe.
New York is a city of parks. There are 10 national parks and more than 1,700 parks, playgrounds and recreation facilities in New York City. Manhattan Parks…
New York is a city of culture and a city of theaters
Metropolitan New York City
Metropolitan NYC includes parts of New York State, New Jersey and Connecticut.
International New York City
It’s a small world after all.
This is New York
New York is a great diversity of interlocking purposes. We are not the biggest human city, but we are the world’s most diverse human city.
Everyone from everywhere is here. The best and worst of every good and bad idea are here.
If you look at how people live around the world, New York City shouldn’t function at all. Humanity’s investment in petty differences is too great. But on most days, New York does work, and it works surprisingly well.
Perhaps the hurry that is necessary to survive here forces us to drop our differences and let go of our baggage. When you do that, the only thing left is our common humanity.
This is my city. This is your city. This is New York.
We are glad you are here.