Residents celebrate Cinco de Mayo

BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN) — Plenty of Valley residents included an authentic Mexican meal as part of their Cinco de Mayo celebrations.

The folks at Los Gallos in Boardman say May 5 is their busiest day of the year. A lot of people were waiting for tables at the Boardman and downtown Youngstown locations.

There were also sings saying Los Gallos will no longer accept $50 or $100 bills.

The staff said it’s a proactive precaution, after recent news of counterfeit bills circulating around town.

“Safety. It’s perfect, we run a lot of cash. So it’s good to don’t have the fake ones,” said Los Gallos employee Ciprian Toropal.

Bad weather forced the downtown Los Gallos to cancel its planned live music entertainment for the evening.

Monday night wrapped up a four-day Cinco de Mayo street festival outside Los Gallos downtown.

WKBN 27 First News provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. No links will be permitted. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s