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This week, we are celebrating Cinco De Mayo with a special article category as well as highlighting our Spanish language magazines.

We’re also celebrating New York Magazine for being named Magazine of the Year and having the Cover of the Year. Congrats. (Check out their excellent read, “Smoke Without Fire,” under Next Issue Picks.)

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 NEXT ISSUE PICKS
Smoke Without Fire
The Gay Athlete
Porsche 911 Turns 50
Bring Up the Bodies
NEW YORK MAGAZINE | May 6 SPORTS ILLUSTRATED | May 6 ROAD & TRACK | June  THE NEW YORKER | May 6
“The entire room was smoking. It was like being back in the seventies.” A little electronic cigarette company called NJOY is ready to make smoking cool again. Can they convince the masses? The first openly gay athlete in a major American sport is “happy to start the conversation.” Digital story-behind-the-story bonus: SI editors on Jason Collins. More than 50 pages of Porsche! Check out The Secret Hoard feature to see Porsche’s abandoned prototypes and read four personal stories that demonstrate why a quirky little car can mean so much. Kosovo’s leaders have been accused of grotesque war crimes. But can anyone prove it? Reporting by Nicholas Schmidle.

CELEBRATE CINCO DE MAYO
Fun Fearless Latina Awards
 
Tequila Sunset
 
Our Definitive Guide to Mexico
Tex-Mex it up!
COSMOPOLITAN  FOR LATINAS  | Summer  COASTAL LIVING  | May TRAVEL + LEISURE  | May  EVERY DAY WITH RACHAEL RAY  | May
Cosmo’s first-ever honorees brought millions of dollars to our schools, the Olympic bronze to our nation, and critical, untold stories to the mainstream. Gather your friends tonight for a fiesta of flavors in honor of Cinco De Mayo. Make some margaritas and the perfect appetizers to match. Art Nouveau and Baroque palaces, experimental art and high-design hotels–and, of course, mouthwatering cuisine. Host a fiesta at home (and save some dinero) with these five crave-worthy restaurant dishes. Break out the sangria.

GOOD READS FOR MUSIC LOVERS 
ELLE: Women in Music 2013  
The Esquire Guide to Better Music
  
Bring It, P!nk
Remembering a Nashville Icon: George Jones
ELLE | May  ESQUIRE | May GLAMOUR | June ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY  | May 10
Great musicians are the ones who thrill you with their pipes, hook you with their poetry, and seduce you with their swagger. Celebrate 12 women who do just that. Esquire’s annual collection of songs every man should listen to. Plus: Where to discover new music, why to bother, and what’s wrong with how you listen now. With a toddler, an on-again marriage, and massive Top 40 success, is it possible Pink has left the whole bad-girl routine behind? No. No,it is not. The man dubbed the Greatest Country Singer of All Time lived his life just like a song–the good and the bad.

SPRUCE UP YOUR OUTDOOR SPACES FOR SUMMER 
How-To Project: Plant a Window Box
Turn Your Porch Into a Living Room 
 
The Lush Life
Movie Lover’s Garden 
THIS OLD HOUSE  | June  SOUTHERN LIVING | May VERANDA| May/June SUNSET | May
Window-box gardens beautify the view from outside–and inside–your house. Packed with potential, these mini landscapes have a few design tricks all their own. Three designers share their best ideas and inspiration for bringing the indoors out to a porch, with simple ways you can achieve the look.       This beautiful Long Island garden is designed as a series of rooms with private spots for relaxing. See the sculpted hedges, potted trees, and serene hide-aways. A couple turns their front yard into the neighborhood’s most popular theater. See the before and after pictures and learn how to host your own backyard movie.

NEW RELEASES 
Siempre Mujer 
Cosmopolitan for Latinas 
 People en Espanol
Food & Wine
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