Posts tagged as: Dominican

What Happened to Alianza Dominicana? The Mysterious Fall of an Iconic Dominican Institution

What Happened to Alianza Dominicana? The Mysterious Fall of an Iconic Dominican Institution

  The six-story building, on 166th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue, is one of the fanciest in the neighborhood.  Its glass exterior reflects the sun; inside, the walls smell new. Yet, it’s empty, desolate. At the entrance, a security guard sits behind the counter, armed with a doughnut. “Is this Alianza Dominicana?” In Spanish: “They [...]

Washington Heights Thriving Nightlife Keeps Residents Up at Night

Washington Heights Thriving Nightlife Keeps Residents Up at Night

For Mamajuana, Papasito, Il Sole, and other trendy Washington Heights nighttime hangouts, noise is the final frontier.

Cosmetics, Pink Cars and the Art of the Sell: Mary Kay Comes to Inwood

Cosmetics, Pink Cars and the Art of the Sell: Mary Kay Comes to Inwood

Julia Ortiz trains uptown residents to sell Mary Kay products.

Dominican Immigrants Send Less Money to Families Abroad

Dominican Immigrants Send Less Money to Families Abroad

Dominican immigrants struggling with the recession send less money to their families abroad.

Dominican, Jewish Youth Unite to Perform

Dominican, Jewish Youth Unite to Perform

The YM/YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood will present a musical about Jewish refugees escaping Hitler and taking refuge in the Dominican Republic in the 1930s.

Dominican Artists Find a Place of Their Own

Dominican Artists Find a Place of Their Own

A new exhibition and gallery space at City College offers Dominican-American artists a chance to express themselves.

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