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 [...]
For Mamajuana, Papasito, Il Sole, and other trendy Washington Heights nighttime hangouts, noise is the final frontier.
Julia Ortiz trains uptown residents to sell Mary Kay products.
Dominican immigrants struggling with the recession send less money to their families abroad.
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.
November 9, 2010 | Posted in Arts & Culture
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A new exhibition and gallery space at City College offers Dominican-American artists a chance to express themselves.