Sally Mercedes

New York City bodega
25 Signs You Grew Up Latino in New York

New York, concrete jungles where dreams are made of — but to you, it was just home. It's true, some people come here to "make it," but you've always been a true New Yorker, and you've got the knowledge to prove it. Here are 25 signs you grew up Latino in New York City:


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Bruno Mars performs at concert for The Rainforest Fund
WATCH: Bruno Mars Sings a 'Little Mermaid' Song and Makes Us Love Him Even More

If it's possible, Bruno Mars made us love him even more when we found out he covered one of the most memorable Disney songs ever, "Part of Your World" from The Little Mermaid. Seriously, what's not to love about this? The song comes on and everyone instantly wants to sing along, then to have one of our favorite artists sing it for us just makes it even better!


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Mario Lopez & Courtney Mazza Married
Mario Lopez Gets Married in Mexico!

Mario Lopez and Courtney Mazza are married! EXTRA reports that the couple held a ceremony in Punta Minta, Mexico on Saturday, December 1 with their two-year-old daughter, Gia, serving as the flower girl at the wedding.


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Proving We Exist, Even If the Internet Doesn't Think We Do
Proving We Exist, Even If the Internet Doesn't Think We Do

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15 through October 15, Latina.com staffers have taken to ancestry.com for more insight into their families and heritage – while blogging about their findings. Here’s one staffer’s experience.


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Young Voters at the Polls
Voter Suppression Could Leave 10 Million Latino Voters Powerless

Although Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama are both courting Latino voters in this year's election (now less than two months away!), a new study by civil rights organization The Advancement Project indicates that there may a problem in that plan. Because of voter ID laws and registration policies in 23 states, more than 10 million Latino citizens could be deterred from registering to vote or getting to the polls on Election Day.


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Step Up: Revolution movie poster
'Step Up: Revolution' Makes Us Want to Dance

We've been (somewhat impatiently) waiting for the dance movie of the summer and it's finally here! Step Up: Revolution opens this weekend with breakout stars Ryan Guzman and Kathryn McCormick dancing their butts off. Ryan Guzman's character, Sean, is the co-founder of a flash mob group that incorporates a myriad of dance styles and street art into their mobs. Kathryn McCormick plays Emily, the daughter of a hotel owner who quits school to dance -- against her father's wishes, of course.


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Once Wins Big & Latinos Dazzle at the Tony's
Once Wins Big & Latinos Dazzle at the Tonys

Neil Patrick Harris was back for the third time to host the 66th annual Tony Awards on Sunday night. The biggest night on Broadway was a tearful and thrilling one: many winners honored their families in moving speeches, while the ensemble casts from the year's top musicals -- and even a few plays! -- gave it their all in unforgettable performances. 


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So You Think You Can Dance's Jeanine Mason
SYTYCD Returns! Our Favorite Latino Contestants

So You Think You Can Dance returns for season 9 tonight, May 24 at 8pm on FOX! Executive producer and judge Nigel Lythgoe recently announced that the show is making some changes this season, which has lots of people buzzing. For starters, there'll be two winners for SYTYCD season 9 instead of one: a male and a female dancer.


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Adam Rodriguez in CSI: Miami
Are They Pulling the Plug on Your Favorite TV Show?

It's that time of year when networks decide on their new Fall 2012 season line-up. But with good news comes bad, and announcements for new shows are often accompanied by a list of shows getting the axe. This year, we'll need to say goodbye to some of our favorite Latino stars and their canceled tv shows.


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Sally Mercedes
Can I Wear Only 6 Items for 30 Days?

For a few years now, the web's been buzzing with all sorts of challenges to help people save time and money. One that keeps cropping up is the 6-Item Challenge, which was so popular for a while that it even got a write-up in the New York Times. The concept is simple: for 30 days, you can only wear a combination of six clothing items.


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