A NYC & Company Guide To Latino Culture In East Harlem Posted on 07/21/2021 by Harlem World Magazine — Leave a reply East Harlem earned the nickname El Barrio during the influx of Puerto Rican residents in the ’60s and ’70s. Today it’s home to one of the most diverse Latino communities in NYC and around the globe. Here’s your guide to murals, music, and food in the neighborhood. Walk Through El Barrio Share This Story Like this article? Get our Harlem Newsletter straight to your inbox. Sign-Up!