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n. Informal
A person of Puerto Rican birth or ancestry living primarily in New York City.

[Blend of New York and (Puerto) Rican.]

Nu′yo·ri′can adj.


(ˌni oʊˈri kən)

also Nuyorican

1. a Puerto Rican living in New York or one who has lived in New York and returned to Puerto Rico.
2. of or pertaining to Neoricans.
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Joe Lobell, Poet, Playwright Performer: multiple appearances at the Nuyorican Cafe, including the Proofrock Festival, Knitting Factory, and numerous other venues.
Compiled by Oswald Rivera, "Puerto Rican Cuisine in America: Nuyorican and Bodega Recipes" is a 336 page compendium of authentic Puerto Rican recipes that will grace any dining occasion, please any palate, and satisfy any appetite.
The Boy Next Door is produced by Jason Blum of Blumhouse Productions, Lopez and Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas of Nuyorican Productions, Benny Medina of The Medina Company and John Jacobs of Smart Entertainment.
When Dowdy's own critical voice emerges, however, his argument could not be more relevant for students of poetry and poetics, globalization studies, Latina/o studies, and contemporary literature, as in the paradigm-shifting discussion of Nuyorican poetics in chapter 5.
Ron Alvarado, a Nuyorican whose mother lives in Juana Diaz, is chairman of the Pittsburgh Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
The daughter of a Cuban immigrant father and Nuyorican mother, Herrera, 30, grew up in Hialeah, a Miami-Dade city that's almost entirely Hispanic.
For me, the mecca is New York, specifically two legendary and very different poetry venues, both of which I visited last week: the Nuyorican Poets' Cafe in the hip Lower East Side, and the Unterberg Poetry Center - known as 92Y - in the Upper East Side.
Co-executive produced by NUVOtv's chief creative officer Jennifer Lopez via her Nuyorican Productions, the series, will underscore the tastemakers' personal music selection of the week, celebrity interviews, and popular trends in music, fashion, live events, viral videos and more.
We have read a list of the musical forms that carry this Cry of the Plantation, but let us look briefly to two Latina/o, and specifically Nuyorican, literary concatenations of the Cry before we elaborate further on the musical.
Nuyorican Poets Cafe Short Story Slam winner Sierra Kay's new suspense novel From Behind The Curtain is to be released this month, it was reported on Tuesday.
For instance, her popular short story "Pollito Chicken" elicited negative responses from some Nuyorican writers, particularly Nicholassa Mohr, because it was interpreted as poking fun of the Puerto Rican immigrant experience (Duany 30).