Dominicans are the largest minority group in Washington Heights. As a result, the neighborhood has unofficially earned the title “Little Dominican Republic.” This project highlights, through photos and sounds, aspects of the neighborhood that are uniquely Dominican.
Modern Dominican salons — offering alcohol and hookah — are popping up in Washington Heights. Will the traditional, more family-oriented, neighborhood salons survive the new trend?
The second annual Winter Carnival, held at The Bank of America Winter Village in Bryant Park, included many of the attractions you might expect to find in an event of this kind: ice skating, hot chocolate and photo booths. But, it was the ‘silent disco’ that was among the most unique attractions of the two-day event.