Five “Spanish” activities for the summer

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Here are five fun activities you can do this summer in NYC:

1. Visit the Bronx Museum

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Artist Valeri Larko. / Public Domain

It’s one of the very few art museums in New York that feature Spanish wall texts along with the English ones. They have very cool exhibitions coming up this summer, check them out!

Here is their website.

The Bronx Museum of the Arts, 1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10456

2. Go eat some tapas and chat with the Spanish expats at La Nacional

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Bar de Tapas. / Moyan Brenn, CC BY 2.0

Many Spaniards living in NYC come to this place for wine and tapas. Grab a sit at the bar and make new friends!

Here is their website.

La Nacional-Spanish Benevolent Society, 239 W 14th St, New York, NY 10011

3. Go to any of the Latin Events from the Midsummer Night Swing Series at Lincoln Center

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Lasucursalsa. / Xavier Torres-Bachetta (Own work), CC BY-SA 4.0

Here is the schedule.

Damrosch Park, Amsterdam Ave. and W. 62 St., New York, NY 10023

4. Go eat tacos in Sunset Park

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Tacos de carnitas, carne asada y al pastor. / Larry Miller (Flickr: Tinos Tacos, Roseburg, Ore.) CC BY-SA 2.0

Try to order them in Spanish! Here are some recommendations:

-Tacos El Bronco, 4324 4th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11232
Tacos Matamoros, 4508 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11220
Tacos Los Poblanos, 5320 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11220

5. Visit Puerto Rico

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Puerto Rico beach. Public Domain.

It’s just 3.5 hours away!

Here is Puerto Rico Tourism Company’s vacation planing website, with lots of useful information.

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