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Amigos De Luquillo – Volunteers Are Making A Difference

It started as a conversion between friends and grew into a group of volunteers that are making a difference in Luquillo. From the recently started Farmers Market (Feria Agricola De Luquillo) to a mural painting project, the members of the Amigos De Luquillo group are making a difference in their community. “It’s about time Luquillo had access to locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables” said one shopper at the last weekend’s market, “This is way overdue” said another.  It seems that the residents are embracing the…

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Reservoir Water Levels Stabilizing But Luquillo Is Still Not In the Green

Drought severity has decreased greatly in Puerto Rico over the last week. The reason, of course, is the significant amounts of rain that we experienced in the past several days.  So, even the most negatively impacted areas of the island are now enjoying some relief from the drought. The most noted improvement was seen in the nineteen municipalities marked under severe drought. They have now been reduced from nineteen to just eight: Santa Isabel, Salinas, Cayey, Guayama, Arroyo, Patillas, Maunabo and Yabucoa. Even better is the news that…

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Island Time

Island Time in Puerto Rico When you go on vacation, the point is to slow down and “stop to smell the roses”, so to speak. Right? [Or in Puerto Rico’s case, “stop to smell the ocean air” or “stop to smell the guavas” or “stop to smell the forest”…] Well, you get the point and that is what vacations should be. Many of us have different styles and some prefer to explore and stay busy, while others like to relax and spend their time on…

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Tostones And Mofongo Recipe

Puerto Rican Tostones And Mofongo Recipe If you have visited Puerto Rico, you likely already tried Mofongo and Tostones – two of the most popular, traditional food items on the island. You tried them, you loved them, and now you are back home and you want them again. So, what do you do? You have two choices: (1) Find a restaurant near you that serves them or (2) Make them at home yourself. Unless your town has a Puerto Rican restaurant, the first option will…

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Grocery Shopping in Luquillo

Grocery Shopping in Luquillo

If you’re staying in one of the many condos in Luquillo, you likely have a kitchen and therefore you will probably want to buy some groceries. If nothing else, it will save a little money from going out to eat for every meal. We have an Amigo Grocery store in Luquillo. It is a smaller store but it has everything you may need, from bakery with fresh bread to produce and frozen sections. There is also a meat department and if you buy something large,…

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