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They met on the field as one, the fielders converging on the mound, the others leaping over the railings of the cramped Wrigley Field dugout onto the diamond. Inside the flock of Dodgers, a group headed to the World Series for the first time since 1988, Clayton Kershaw blended into the pack, relishing an 11-1 victory over the Cubs to clinch the National League pennant in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series. On

The Dodgers play the Chicago Cubs today at Wrigley Field in Game 4 of the NLCS. If they win, they will advance to the World Series to play either the Yankees or Astros. Lose and they play again Thursday. First pitch is scheduled for 6 p.m. PT. Meanwhile….      

Traditional Day of the Dead Sugar Skulls are always decorated with multiple colors of icing.

Ingredients Sugar Skulls (makes 4 medium 3-D skulls)

  • Gel food color
  • 1/4 cup meringue powder
  • 6 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 7 1/2 teaspoon meringue powder
  • 6 teaspoons water
  • 1 pound powdered sugar
  • Add Royal Icing

Steps

1 – Mix the sugar, meringue powder and water together until all the granules of sugar are wet. Pick up a

What is Day Of The Dead? When is the colourful festival?

Day of the Dead celebrations will soon kick off in Mexico, with millions of revellers taking to the streets to honour their lost loved ones. People often construct their own private altars, where they honour the dead with a number of different gifts. Sugar skulls and marigolds are among the offerings given up, as well as the favourite food and drinks of the departed. As the years

It’s not Halloween but rather the first couple of days in November when the celebration of death is at the cultural forefront in many Spanish-speaking countries — and particularly in Mexico. One of the most common symbols you’ll see around Día de los Muertos is La Catrina, a statement-making skeletal figure (a bit reminiscent of sugar skulls) adorned in a fine dress and hat. According to urban legend, La Catrina’s roots come from Aztec death

This year, Cinco de Mayo falls on a Friday, which means instead of meeting up with friends for one margarita after work, you have permission to get wild. Throw a party! String up a piñata! Head to Tijuana! It’s the kind of arbitrary holiday (it’s not even celebrated in Mexico) where anything goes. Patrón Tequila is on board for the ensuing antics — and they’ve hired a

The band is featured in the designer’s summer collection campaign

Mariachi band Flor de Toloache takes over a New York subway car in the new campaign for Kate Spade’s summer collection. The all-female band is featured together with model Fernanda Ly in the photos and video teaser for Spade’s fashion tribute to Mexico, which includes embroidered peasant blouses, lace-trimmed flouncy dresses, and a handbag that looks like a potted cactus. Read More…