For those of you who weren’t on 3rd Avenue in the 110s today (about a mile from fair Alma’s gates as the crow flies), and didn’t make it to this year’s huge Puerto Rican Day festival, here’s what you missed:

There was red, white and blue everywhere, but the day’s award for best show of Puerto Rican pride definitely goes to these guys:












Also spotted just east of here, at 110th and Morningside Drive: a graffitti attributable to DeWitt Clinton professor of History Eric Foner (either that or proof that he has a very creepy stalker/admirer). With his legacy as a historian secure, Bwog wonders why the Reconstruction and Civil War expert might be making a late-inning bid for street-art immortality. Curious. Most curious indeed.