4th annual Longwood Avenue Festival celebrates PR culture

(l-r) Gail Hall (DJ Flame), Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, Al Pizarro and recording artist Candela.
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Councilman Rafael Salamanca, along with the Hispanic Federation, held the fourth annual Longwood Avenue Festival on Saturday, September 7. Attendees included Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. along with his father, Councilman Ruben Diaz, Sr. The celebration of Puerto Rican culture and heritage, which also included games and entertainment for children, was coordinated by Freddy Perez, Jr. Production. Puerto Rican salsa artist Jerry Rivera was the event headliner.

Chairman Bobby Crespo enjoying the festival.
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Festival attendee poses with her Puerto Rican flag.
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(l-r) Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. with Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, Mike Amadeo, Councilman Ruben Diaz, Sr., Nayibe La Gitina and event coordinator Freddy Perez, Jr.
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Councilman Diaz (r) with Mike Amadeo.
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Councilman Diaz joins others in making some festive music.
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