Boricuas se adaptan a la fuerza laboral en Orlando

Orlando, Florida – Cada mañana Pedro Rodríguez se sube el camión a bordo del cual distribuye decenas de libras de algunos productos favoritos entre el mercado boricua aquí en la Florida Central, desde las tan buscadas galletas Cameo, empanadillas de pizza, sorullitos de maíz y hasta unos novedosos tostones de pana congelados que han cautivado hasta a los anglosajones.

Florida Technical College continúa su Plan de Crecimiento

Florida Technical College, con recintos en el centro y sur de Florida, reorganizó recientemente su estructura operativa para expandir sus recursos y ampliar sus ofertas académicas. La institución educativa fundada hace 35 años en Florida se fusionó con National University College (NUC), que hasta ahora había sido una institución hermana. NUC también trajo bajo su tutela otros dos colegios universitarios de Florida: The Digital Animation & Visual Effects (DAVE) School y Lasalle Computer Learning Center.

El Mesón Sándwiches abre un nuevo restaurante en una de las comunidades con mayor crecimiento de Orlando

El Mesón Sándwiches anunció la apertura de su nuevo local en Florida el 21 de abril en Lee Vista Promenade, cerca del Aeropuerto Internacional de Orlando. La cadena fast-casual, considerada por Travel + Leisure como una de las principales cadenas de comida rápida del mundo y presentada en la portada de la prestigiosa revista Food & Drink International, combina a la perfección sabores estadounidenses con un toque latino.

Puerto Rico-based company gives away mattresses to displaced families in the region

After arriving in Orlando from Puerto Rico, 29-year-old Juan Carlos Jurado faced the challenge of getting enough money to rent an apartment in east Orlando, where he moved Feb. 15, along with his pregnant wife and three children.

But he had yet to furnish their new place when Jurado’s family received an unexpected gift. The Puerto Rico-based company Global Mattress, which is expanding its operations to Central Florida, gave the family four mattresses — a queen, one full and two twin-sized beds.

Primera Hora / Regalan colchones a familias boricuas en Kissimmee

Allí estaba Juan Carlos Jurado y su familia quienes llegaron aquí huyendo de las vicisitudes que el huracán dejó en la Isla.
KISSIMMEE, Florida – Veintidós familias puertorriqueñas que se mudaron a la Florida Central buscando refugio tras el paso del huracán María y que ya han logrado mudarse a alguna vivienda obtuvieron hoy como donativo colchones como parte de una iniciativa de la organización no gubernamental Latino Leadership y la empresa puertorriqueña Global Mattress.

Caribbean Infused Meson Sandwiches is Lake Nona’s Newest Neighborhood Restaurant

Call it the perfect maritage, a match made in heaven or fusion cuisine, Meson Sandwiches has taken a good ole’ American standard and reinterpreted with Caribbean flair. The results are original and delicious sandwiches that will make your taste buds happy. Even better, they will soon be in our neighborhood as Meson is coming this March to the Nonahood area.

The Puerto Rico-based restaurant chain, which Travel + Leisure magazine designated as one of the best fast casual chains in the world, will open its newest Central Florida location in Lee Vista, across from the Home Goods store and near Epic Theaters. For added convenience, the stand-alone store will have a drive thru.

Village offers independent life for adults with developmental disabilities

Jill Bonn nervously helped her only child box up her belongings late last week as the young woman prepared to move from the family’s Longwood home into her own one-bedroom apartment in Orlando.
“I’ve been having anxiety since before Christmas,” Bonn said. “And now that we’re packing, it’s like, ‘Oh, God this is happening.’ I’ll call her, but she probably won’t answer me. She might answer a text if I’m lucky.”
Though Bonn’s daughter, Erica, is 27, such a leap wasn’t always a certainty. Erica has Asperger syndrome, a high-functioning form of autism.

Quest Village offers independent life for adults with developmental disabilities

Jill Bonn nervously helped her only child box up her belongings late last week as the young woman prepared to move from the family’s Longwood home into her own one-bedroom apartment in Orlando.
“I’ve been having anxiety since before Christmas,” Bonn said. “And now that we’re packing, it’s like, ‘Oh, God — this is happening.’ I’ll call her, but she probably won’t answer me. She might answer a text if I’m lucky.”