NYC Honorary Street Names


Freddy Beras-Goico Way (Manhattan)
Present name:175th Street
Location:Between Broadway and Wadsworth Avenue
Honoree: Freddy Beras-Goico (1940-2010) had a 30-year career as a T.V. presenter, actor, and writer for his show ?El Gorde De La Semana? (The Fat Man of the Week), ?Punto Final? and ?Con Freddy y Punto.? As a child in the 1950s during the Trujillo dictatorship, his family fled the Dominican Republic to Colombia where he spent many years before returning to his homeland in the 1970?s. To most who grew up watching him he was more than a media personality. He was known as a philanthropist and also for speaking his mind against the injustices of the government. (Rodriquez)
LL:L.L. 2016/23

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