This edition: Season 1/Episode 5
First aired: October 31, 2017.
William Caballero - In 2014, William Caballero won the AOBFF Award for Best Animation. He had made a short featuring voicemails of his grandfather entitled “How You Doin’ Boy.” From there, he adapted the concept into a series of shorts entitled “Gran’pa Knows Best,”.
Borinquen Lunch Box - When Enrique Velázquez noticed the lack of Puerto Rican restaurants in Washington D.C., he decided to bring his business there to fill the void. Thus, Borinquen Lunchbox became the first food truck to serve authentic Puerto Rican food in the area.
Hartford Puerto Rican Day Parade - Organized by the Connecticut Institute for Community Development, the Hartford Puerto Rican Day Parade brings together one of the most concentrated Puerto Rican communities in the country. Around 50,000 people attend each year, with about 2,700 individuals marching in the parade. This year’s theme centered on nurturing the community, with an emphasis on the current economic crisis on the island.