Puerto Rican parranda and tree lighting at Railroad Park

Many came to the tree lighting at Railroad Park.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

WHEDco’s Bronx Music Heritage Center and Make Music New York spread holiday cheer with a classic Puerto Rican & Garifuna caroling ‘parranda’ procession through Melrose on December 21. The procession made stops around the community and then found its way to Railroad Park.

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Assemblyman Jose Rivera joins the musical festivities.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

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