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      Habaneros celebrates Cinco de Mayo

      Feliz Cinco de Mayo!! To celebrate, Habaneros in Hancock held their grand opening on Sunday.

      Everyone's celebrating Cinco de Mayo at Habaneros with music, drinks, and food.

      "It's kind of a Mexican American kind of experience. Just a good reason to come out and enjoy Habaneros, have a few margaritas and enjoy the guacamole," said John Polkky.

      "Good guacamole," said Marnie Polkky.

      It's the first time they were open on a Sunday, so they're kicking off their grand opening with a taco bar.

      "Of course, the homemade guacamole, homemade salsas, chips, tortillas and things like that. Red rice and refried beans today," said Julie Cortright, owner.

      You've got great food, music and drinks to celebrate on this holiday. However, what is Cinco de Mayo?

      "Kind of the same as what America was built off of is freedom and independence," John Polkky explains. "A celebration of life," Marnie Polkky adds.

      On May 5, 1862, the Mexican army defeated France in the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican war.

      It's mainly celebrated in America, regionally in Mexico, and Puebla, where it's known as El Dia de la Batalla de Puebla. It's turned into a day to celebrate Mexican culture across the country.

      "A fun time to go out and relax has been my reason for celebrating it over the years," said Dave Hale.

      Habaneros will continue celebrating Mexican heritage with their foods. They will also continue to be open on Sundays with their taco bar.