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A festival of island pageantry and pride

Puerto Rican gala smaller, spirited

Queen Carolynn Loyo, 16, of Roxbury, helped Junior Queen Yleni Aponce of Jamaica Plain re-secure her crown. Queen Carolynn Loyo, 16, of Roxbury, helped Junior Queen Yleni Aponce of Jamaica Plain re-secure her crown. (Pat Greenhouse/ Globe Staff)
By Daniel Deza
Globe Correspondent / July 27, 2009

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Marching down Columbus Avenue yesterday, bands, people in costumes, and pageant queens draped in Puerto Rican flags headed toward Franklin Park. (Full article: 356 words)

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