Posts Tagged ‘Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez’

Comic book spotlights Puerto Rican superheroine | Manhattan Times

Comic book spotlights Puerto Rican superheroine | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen This Puertorriqueña is packing. The latest comic book superhero is fighting foes and taking names — in English and Spanish. She’s La Borinqueña, a young female heroine who draws her powers from a collection of ancient crystals found on the island of Puerto Rico. She has superhuman strength, the ability to fly […]


Uptown Video: Last Tenant Standing in East Harlem

Uptown Video: Last Tenant Standing in East Harlem

Raymond Tirado, the last tenant in an East Harlem walk up, fights to remain in his childhood home, while the landlord attempts to demolish and replace it with a luxury development. We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail […]


indiegogo Spotlight: El Barrio Tours: Gentrification USA

indiegogo Spotlight: El Barrio Tours: Gentrification USA

Short Summary My name is Andrew J. Padilla and I am the creator/director of the award-winning documentary El Barrio Tours: Gentrification in East Harlem. Despite it’s problems, East Harlem has always had a true sense of community. You always knew the butcher, the baker, and the coquito maker. They looked out for you. But a […]


With a Virtual Tour, Preserving the History of East Harlem | NY Times

With a Virtual Tour, Preserving the History of East Harlem | NY Times

By MICHAELLE BOND Celia Cruz and Tito Puente, two legendary Latin musicians, may not have had superpowers, but an artist from Williamsburg, Brooklyn, plans to tap the popularity of comic book heroes to celebrate the significance of these and other figures in the cultural history of East Harlem. Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez, an artist specializing in comic-book-style […]

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