Posts Tagged ‘Dominican Day Parade’

Minds on the March | Manhattan Times

Minds on the March | Manhattan Times

Dominican Day Parade offering 2017 scholarships These winning scholars might need sneakers. The Dominican Day Parade, Inc., a nonprofit that operates New York City’s annual Dominican parade and highlights the culture of the Dominican Republic in the United States, is once again offering academic scholarships up to $1,000 for eligible students. Designed to help students […]


Save the Date: 08/14/2016 – The Dominican Day Parade

Save the Date: 08/14/2016 – The Dominican Day Parade

Mark your calendars people. The Dominican Day Parade is going down on Sunday, August 14th. The grand marshal for this year’s parade is none other than singer-songwriter extraordinaire Juan Luis Guerra. Inspired by the heroism of The Mirabal Sisters, who were instrumental in bringing en end to the Trujillo regime, the theme for this year’s […]


The 2015 Dominican Day Parade In Pictures…

The 2015 Dominican Day Parade In Pictures...

Photography by Marcus Johnson


Spread Love: Mayor de Blasio’s Dominican Heritage Ceremony

Spread Love: Mayor de Blasio’s Dominican Heritage Ceremony

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) I had the distinct pleasure of attending Mayor de Blasio’s Dominican Heritage Ceremony this past Thursday, August 6th at the New York County Supreme Courthouse. I cannot overstate how proud I am of being a Dominican-American and it was immensely gratifying to see the dynamism of our community highlighted by our […]


Mozart La Para Puts On A Freestyle Clinic @ El Carnaval del Boulevard

Mozart La Para Puts On A Freestyle Clinic @ El Carnaval del Boulevard

Dominican Rap heavyweight, Mozart La Para, came Uptown last weekend to perform at the annual Carnaval del Boulevard. Mozart also happens to be a master freestyler. Check him out below quickly taking out any and all challengers. Enjoy!


#TBT Video: N.Y.E.B.N. – Washington Heights

#TBT Video: N.Y.E.B.N. – Washington Heights

The good folks at Creative Control featured our hood in their N.Y.E.B.N. series back in February of 2011. The series looks at Latino communities throughout New York City. We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


The 2014 Dominican Day Parade In Pictures…

The 2014 Dominican Day Parade In Pictures...

Photography by Led Black (@Led_Black)


Mozart La Para – El Rey – Dominican Day Parade Documentary

Mozart La Para - El Rey - Dominican Day Parade Documentary

Check out the short documentary about Mozart La Para, the youngest urban artist ever to be the king of The Dominican National Parade in New York City courtesy of the good folks at 123UnoDosTres. Twitter: @MOZARTLAPARAMVP Facebook: http://facebook.com/mozartlaparaoficial


The 2013 Dominican Day Parade: Another Look

The 2013 Dominican Day Parade: Another Look

Photography by DJ Lucha of Besos Not Bombs


The 2013 Dominican Day Parade In Pictures

The 2013 Dominican Day Parade In Pictures

Photography by Led Black (@Led_Black)


My 2012 Dominican Day Parade Adventure

My 2012 Dominican Day Parade Adventure

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) I began my day like this. As we were embarking on our journey to the Dominican Day Parade, we get stuck in the (insert expletive here) elevator on 181st Street. It’s crazy because I was telling the Nutcracker Inc. crew (Dj Boy, Ray & Edgar) that I hate taking these elevators […]


The 2012 Dominican Day Parade In Pictures

The 2012 Dominican Day Parade In Pictures

Photography by Art By Dj Boy (@ArtByDjBoy)


Flashback Fridays: The Post DR Parade Party Uptown 2010

Flashback Fridays: The Post DR Parade Party Uptown 2010

Photography by Briana E. Heard (@beheardphoto) Being that the Dominican Day Parade is this Sunday, we thought it would be cool to take a trip through memory lane and take a gander at the Post DR Parade festivities that took place Uptown in 2010. The awesome images are courtesy of Uptown’s own Briana E. Heard. […]


Post DR Parade Party @ Apt 78 – The Video

Video by Art By Dj Boy (@DjboyNYC) Click here to see pics from that evening. We invite you to like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


Pics From Apt 78's Post DR Parade Party

Photography by Ruben Henriquez (@WHRP_Ruben)


Thousands of Revelers Brave Rain to Celebrate Dominican Pride | DNAinfo.com

By Paul Lomax, Carla Zanoni and Tom Liddy MANHATTAN — More than 100,000 revelers braved a sopping-wet Sunday to celebrate the Dominican Day Parade, donning colorful outfits and dancing to music despite the dreary skies. The festivities had been pushed back until 1:15 p.m. due to the torrential rain that has been soaking the city, […]


After The Parade Head To Apt 78 For Their First Ever Latin Party


Rain Or Shine, Dominican Day Parade Set To Kick Off In NYC | CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBS 2) – A celebration of Dominican heritage at the 30th annual Dominican Day Parade. The parade starts at 11 a.m. rain or shine. It runs along 6th Avenue from 36th Street to 52nd Street. After the parade, the party moves uptown to Washington Heights. Read more: Rain Or Shine, Dominican Day Parade […]

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