Posts Tagged ‘Juan Pablo Duarte’

Pokemon Go Taught Me the History of My Adopted Home | Inverse

Pokemon Go Taught Me the History of My Adopted Home | Inverse

By Nickolaus Hines Between the streets of Broadway and Saint Nicholas at 170th Street in uptown Manhattan, there’s a small, triangular park named after Juan Pablo Duarte, one of the founders of the Dominican Republic. I live right next to Duarte’s Square, but I probably would have spent my life ignorant of his place in […]


First New Yorker back on Broadway | Manhattan Times

First New Yorker back on Broadway | Manhattan Times

Story and photos by Robin Elisabeth Kilmer Four score and three hundred and twenty years ago, a man came to this country and settled on the northern tip of Manhattan. Only it wasn’t a country yet, or even a city. What is notable, however, is the fact that his 1613 arrival makes Juan Rodríguez the […]


Honors set for Juan Rodriguez, who became the first non-native immigrant to New York City when he arrived from what is now the Dominican Republic in 1613 | NY Daily News

Honors set for Juan Rodriguez, who became the first non-native immigrant to New York City when he arrived from what is now the Dominican Republic in 1613 | NY Daily News

Upper Manhattan sets series of events to turn May 15 into ‘a carnival, a festival, and a celebration of a man who came here many, many years ago, and gave the Dominicans a claim on this great city at the very beginning of its history’. By Douglas Feiden / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Juan Rodriguez […]


New School to Co-Locate With Juan Pablo Duarte, Drawing Local Concerns | DNAinfo

New School to Co-Locate With Juan Pablo Duarte, Drawing Local Concerns | DNAinfo

By Nigel Chiwaya, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — A new school is coming to Washington Heights this fall — but some local parents fear its arrival means the death knell for a struggling, decades-old school. Dos Puentes Elementary School, which will be located at 185 Wadsworth Ave., will open its doors to its first kindergarten […]


Taxi and Limousine Commission should not implement e-hail program without City Council approval | NY Daily News

Taxi and Limousine Commission should not implement e-hail program without City Council approval | NY Daily News

By Ydanis Rodriguez / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS For a year and a half, I drove Livery cab #112 for Bailey Car Service in my home neighborhood of Washington Heights. I did so at a time when I was new to this country, its culture and its people. But through this work, I managed to […]


The State of Dominican-Americans In NYC Forum Takes Place This Saturday

The State of Dominican-Americans In NYC Forum Takes Place This Saturday

Councilmember Robert Jackson Presents Where are We Going? The State of Dominican-Americans in New York City In Collaboration With: CUNY Dominican Studies Institute, The Colin L. Powell Center for Leadership & Service, & City College’s Public Service Management Graduate Program Saturday, February 23, 2013 The City College of New York North Academic Center (NAC) (Entrance […]


Duarte Lives…

Duarte Lives...

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography by Art By Dj Boy (@ArtByDjBoy) “Vivir sin Patria, es lo mismo que vivir sin Honor.” Juan Pablo Duarte This past Saturday, January 26th was the 200th anniversary of the birth of the founding father of the Dominican Republic, Juan Pablo Duarte. Duarte was a poet, a philosopher, a writer […]

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