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Historical sites and places to go. Family, kids and adults.


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Dominican Winter League Baseball
February 9, 2010 – 6:37 pm | No Comment
Dominican Winter League Baseball

A night at the ballpark
It’s Friday night in the capital and there’s no better place to be than the Quisqueya Ball Park. On this night, Santo Domingo’s beloved Tigres de Licey are taking on their …

Saturday Nights at the Alcazar de Colon
February 8, 2010 – 5:03 pm | No Comment
Saturday Nights at the Alcazar de Colon

The Alcazar de Colon was the monumental home of the first viceroy of the Americas and is the “icon of colonization,” according to Museum Director Eva Camilo.
Construction began in 1510 for the grand palace …

The National Zoo: More than you imagined
August 1, 2009 – 10:41 pm | One Comment
The National Zoo: More than you imagined

According to new zoo director Patricia Toribio, the National Zoo has made a comeback. She and her team are now in charge of continuing government and community-support programs that have once again put the zoo on the must-see attraction list of Santo Domingo.

Aunt Clara’s Dominican Cookbook
August 1, 2009 – 5:35 pm | No Comment
Aunt Clara’s Dominican Cookbook

The revised and expanded second edition of this bestselling cookbook is finally out! Featuring completely new photography with 100 fully illustrated authentic Dominican recipes.
This book introduces you to the Dominican cuisine with its humorous anecdotes, …

Top 10
August 1, 2009 – 3:57 pm | No Comment
Top 10

1 . Catedral Primada de America
The oldest and first cathedral in the Americas. It was consecrated as a cathedral in 1540 and is an element of local pride and identity.
2. Parque Colón
This park is the …