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AJ EL KALLEJERO BRINGS FRESH LOOK TO LA MEGA

Its often said a company is only as good as the employees they have. If that’s the case, then you can’t go wrong with a 29 year old dynamo, a self-proclaimed “bookworm” who easily could have been a pharmacist or lawyer instead of an the on-air personality. AJ El Kallejero is a hard working talent,…

Photos of Dominican Women’s Development Center 26th Anniversary

Photos by Ottoniel Campos The Dominican Women’s Development Center (DWDC) celebrated its annual gala honoring political leaders, community organizers and local philanthropists that help support the non-profit organization’s diverse programs for Latinas in Washington Heights. DWDC celebrated its 26th Anniversary with a beautiful and well-organized event at the famous Maestro’s Caterers. The annual affair titled…

Immigrants Are Still Trying To Recover From Hurricane Sandy

October 29th is the second anniversary of the unfortunate affects of Hurricane Sandy. The super storm that demolished homes, schools, beaches and businesses is still relevant to neighborhoods in New York, New Jersey and other locations in the Northeast. After two-years neighborhoods in Staten Island, Queens and Brooklyn are still trying to recover from the…

Tis’ the Season for Boots!

I am so excited to wipe the dust off and rock some of my favorite boots again. But I am also running to pick up some of these to add to my wardrobe this season. Here are the must-have boots for fall 2014. Riding Boots Nine West Wasee Riding Boot $149.95 Frye Women’s Melissa Button…

Protect the Taxi Drivers: New Bill proposed to protect New York City Taxi Drivers

According to a study done by the Department of Labor, it was found that opposed to the average worker Taxi Drivers are 30 times more likely to be killed on the job. While shocking, it is understandable why taxi drivers are targeted. Known for carrying cash earned from their fares, taxi drivers are vulnerable to…

‘A Toda Gloria,’ Gloria Trevi’s First Reality Show Hits the Airwaves!

During a brotherly visit to my beloved sister’s place over the weekend I learned through her and her DVR that my sister’s idol, Gloria Trevi has a really show on Mun2, a 13-episode docu-series that premiered on Sunday. It’s geniusly named, “A Toda Gloria” which followers the Mexican pop star while on tour to promote…

A Great Lost To The Future: Oscar Taveras Dies at 22

At 22-years-old, Oscar Taveras, the Dominican professional baseball player that just a few months ago homered in his first major league game for the St. Louis Cardinals and homered again in the playoffs, which was the Cardinals only win against the San Francisco Giants in the National League Division Series, died in a car crash…

Three Ways To Experience The Dominican Republic Differently

If you’ve been to the Dominican Republic before, then you know there’s plenty to uncover. So much so, that even after visiting two or three times, you still have a shot at experiencing Quisqueya differently: Don’t just visit the places you’re used to, like the Zona Colonial in the capital, but make it a point…

Dominican American National Foundation’s “25 Years of Service” Gala event

  Photo Credit: PhotoFink   On October 25, 2014, Hennessy Privilege presented the Dominican American National Foundation’s (DANF) 25 Years of Service Gala at The Hyatt Regency in Miami, Florida. Hennessy Privilege was honored to be part of this event, supporting DANF’s extraordinary efforts within the Dominican community. Dominican Americans Dascha Polanco, from the hit…