For most people, ideal cities to live in in Canada usually look something like Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary or even Winnipeg. It is not often that smaller municipalities come to mind when one thinks about where to work, play and live. However, did you know...read more
The heat wave following Canada Day weekend has passed and patio season is thriving once again! Click through to find out more about 10 beautiful patios you must visit this summer in Durham Region, you won't be disappointed.read more
There are a few things to do in Durham Region and the GTA if you didn’t get a chance to go off to one of Ontario’s many bodies of water this Canada Day long weekend to fend off the sweltering temperatures of the last few days. Well, you can still head out...read more
“Yeah, my English name is Kevin.” Sorry, what? English name? Before I started high school I did not even realize that those were a thing. It wasn’t until my Iranian optometrist told my dad and I that he goes by the name Kevin at his place of work to...read more
Nothing feels more like summer than going on a drive with the windows down— especially in the scorching hot Canada Day long weekend coming up— while uplifting Latin music is playing through the speakers of your car. For those of you looking for songs to...read more
“Excuse me, sir, I think your flag is upside down,” I began to say as I prepared to take a picture of two gentlemen holding proudly the Nicaraguan flag during the March for Justice protest this past Saturday. “No,” he said. “Nicaragua está de luto.”...read more
Getting tired of cheering on your favourite team in the 2018 World Cup from home? Do the highlights just not look the same on your TV? Don't worry! We've got your back. Check out our list for 10 great places you can go to in Durham Region to watch the...read more
I have lived in Durham Region for 15 years and seen it grow into a beautiful and wonderfully diverse place. My family was one of very few Muslim families living in the area, and every other Muslim family we would come across would have an Arab or South...read more
(The Farrucas Duo performing at Pickering's City Centre Farmers' Market on June 19, 2018. Video courtesy: Sukaina Jamil/Alma Latina Online Magazine) The Farrucas Duo with a side of delicious eats? Count us in! Did you know that the City of Pickering holds...read more
Ever wondered how to add some Latin influence into your meals? Trying to find out what the best ingredients to use are? Well look no further! Alma Latina has got your back. Check out this list of 15 delicious ingredients to add some Latin flare to any meal you make: ...read more
Iconic Mexican singer Luis Miguel, known in the Latin world as “El Sol de México” (The Mexican Sun) made a stopover in Toronto this past Thursday, bringing his “México Por Siempre” (Mexico Forever) Tour to the Budweiser Stage. In this 22-date...read more
Yes, everyone, you read the headline of this article right -- Alma Latina is back at it again and bringing you the best Latin festivals in Toronto, summer 2018 edition. Some of these events are annual, many have new attractions, but all of them...read more
Every year is composed of different dates that evoke emotions within a person. Whether it be their birthday, an anniversary, or a first day of a new chapter of their lives, somehow seeing a seemingly regular combination of letters and numbers wakes up butterflies and...read more
These days it's become easy to find nachos at almost every other restaurant around. Durham Region is filled with different types of food joints that offer just about any combination of tortilla chips, salsa, sour cream, veggies, meat and cheese. But where are the...read more
Alma Latina joined El Salvador-born lawyer Sandra Lozano on the campaign trail this past weekend and had an opportunity to pick her brain on what’s at stake for the province of Ontario during this game-changing Provincial Election. After more than 15 years of Liberal...read more
(Video: Alma Sandoval Betancourth/Alma Latina Online Magazine) By: Sukaina Jamil The sporadic cold days of an elongated winter seem to have finally passed in Durham Region, meaning that summer is officially here and with it, the annual Ribfest held in Pickering’s...read more
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11th Annual Pickering Ribfest
This is the eleventh year that Pickering has held its own Ribfest, with the number of vendors and attendees only growing. Featuring the best that Durham Region has to offer, vendors include Sticky Fingers, Billy Bones, Vesuvius Pizza, BLOOMIN ONION, BEAVERTAILS and more. Crowds of friends and families gather together to get their hands dirty with great food, a sea of smiles on faces covered in sauce.