Legendary DJ/Producer John “Jellybean” Benitez is celebrating his birthday with a special performance at Babalu Latin Restaurant on Saturday November 9. The four-time Grammy winner, famous for DJing at Fun House, Studio 54 and more, will be spinning hits from the 80s, 90s and today. Doors open at 11 and admission is free all night long for everyone on the guest list. Celebrate the birthday of one of music’s true living legends with $100 specials on liters of Grey Goose and al flavors of Ciroc until 1 AM. Plus, everyone on the guest list receives a complimentary drink ticket and a $25 Babalu Dinner Gift Card between 11pm and Midnight. All guests must be 25 and over. To get on the guest list, visit www.babalubx.com.
It’s been over two weeks since Hurricane Fiona, a category 1 storm, left much of Puerto Rico without electricity or clean water. In response to the devastation caused by Fiona, Biden has promised a $60 million relief package. Yet, given the failed U.S response after Hurricane Maria in 2017, some remain skeptical that the aid will be distributed efficiently, and in a way that will protect the island from future storms. “Less than 3% of infrastructure money allocated for storm recovery after Maria has actually been used, ” says Carla Minet, executive director of the Center for Investigative Journalism in Puerto Rico.