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Peace Love Merengue Mural By Dister in Washington Heights

All Rise for La Reina | Manhattan Times

It was a merengue milestone – con Milly. To celebrate a major anniversary in the traditional rhythm and dance that originated in the Dominican Republic, Catholic Charities Alianza Dominicana hosted royalty uptown. The organization hosted a free concert with…

Leche Y Miel: Old School Dominican Fare With New School Flair

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Underneath the roar of the 1 train in the Kingsbridge section of the Bronx, there is a culinary gem that has been diligently belting out some seriously delicious Dominican cuisine for the last five years.…

New Spot Alert: Barrel 79

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) In the former space of the 2nd Burger Heights, Barrel 79 (79 Audubon Ave) is dishing out some delectable bar food with a nice selection of craft beers. I really liked that they serve their…

Uptown Faves: Santiago’s Beer Garden

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Oh man, do I have a restaurant for you. In our never-ending quest to bring you all the best that Uptown has to offer, I have come across a culinary gem in El Barrio. Santiago’s Beer…

10/23/19: Juan Pablo Duarte Foundation Fall Fundraiser

The Juan Pablo Duarte Foundation is having their Fall Fundraiser on October 23. Please help support this important organization that is dedicated to the ideals of Juan Pablo Duarte and to the Dominican Diaspora. Our Editor-In-Chief, Led Black, is…

05/04/19: Dominicanish – First Annual Dominican Writers Conference

That’s right y’all the first annual Dominican Writers Conference is going down on May 4, 2019 at the NAC Building of City College (160 Convent Avenue). We’re talking writing workshops, panel discussions, manuscript reviews, author readings, networking and so…

#TeamDominican: Dominicans Be Like

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Uptown Collective (@uptowncollectiv) on Apr 7, 2019 at 10:57am PDT Dominican lady totally loses her cool when she meets Ben Stiller on the train. We invite you to subscribe to…

Spread Love: Mas Fuerte

You may not know this but Dominicans love loud music. Sean Frank’s short film Mas Fuerte delves into the Dominican sound system vans and the exchange of music, culture and traditions between Santo Domingo and NYC and the wider…

Mas Fuerte – The Recap

By Led Black (@Led_Black) The good folks at Presidente Beer and Boiler Room TV threw a truly epic bash to celebrate the launch of Más Fuerte, a short film by Sean Frank that looks at the Dominican sound system…