Chuy’s management says that Cinco de Mayo is their busiest day of the year when it comes to bar sales.
Clark said the Eastside Business Association is the flawless place for a community Cinco de Mayo celebration to find a home.
The 25-year-old Mexican-born medical student left Mexico for the U.S.as a child and celebrates the day to honor a homeland she hardly remembers.
That’s right. Your Cinco de Mayo celebration is probably bigger than Mexico’s, well unless you live in Puebla and Veracruz.
Former Arkansas governor and Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee has been accused of racism for tweeting his plans to celebrate Cinco de Mayo.
Many marked the day with food, drink, music and dancing, but more will enjoy festivities across the Inland area on Saturday, May 6, when events are set from Corona to San Jacinto.
However, there are other ways to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, such as with a taste of authentic Mexican flavor.
May 5 doesn’t always land on a Friday so it’s anticipated that a lot of people will be heading to dine out or get take out. Chipotle is yummy, but it’s not really Mexican food. And how can you ensure you’re not appropriating any cultures if you don’t understand the cultural significance in the first place? Search for Ranchera, Norteño, Grupero, Tejano, and of course, don’t forget Mariachi.
“I’m blowing guacamole through my nose and have spilled my margarita”, wrote one Facebook user, echoing the ridicule that seeped through social media.
Don’t wear giant fake mustaches, sombreros, or serapes, especially if they’re the kind acquired from party stores.
By doing so you’ll only be perpetuating hurtful stereotypes. And, for crying out loud, stop saying “Cinco de Drinko”.
Hold your friends accountable as you party. How can you do a holiday justice if you don’t take the time to understand it?
Officials say the number of people arrested for DWI on Cinco de Mayo typically goes up when the holiday falls on a weekend.