Dominicans to Support In Reading, PA!

Feliz dia de la Independencia mi gente! *insert airhorn noise* *queue “platano con salami” song* As most Dominicans, I am very proud to be Dominican. As most people know, Dominicans are very proud to be Dominicans. Most of my peers remember Dominican Independence day back at Reading High. Kids flooding the streets with Dominicans colors,…

Sunday Dolphin Beard Company – Hispanic Business Highlight

As part of National Hispanic Heritage Month, I am spending the entire month of September highlighting the Hispanic/Latinx community and the amazing small businesses we have in our community.   Sunday Dolphin Beard Company Lancaster and Reading, PA     Founder Frankel Tejada & Domingo Tejada Ethnicity Dominican Background Sunday Dolphin Beard Company is a business…

TWOI Bites: La Bandera Café – North Miami, FL

I woke up on last Friday wanting a really good and hearty breakfast. Those who know me know I don’t like most of the average American breakfast. Pancakes? Waffles? French Toast? Yeah, that’s a no from me, dog. But a bomb sandwich? Sign me right up. I’m a huge fan of Dominican breakfast sandwiches also known…

TWOI Bites: El Otro Tiesto – Miami, Florida

I’ll be very honest with you, I’m a PICKY eater. I’ve been this way my entire life, but now in my 20s, I’ve been trying to branch out and try new things.  When my sister Dahiana recommended Oscar and I visit the El Otro Tiesto Cafe, a Dominican-Japanese fusion restaurant, I had my reservations. First of all,…

5 Dominican Creatives to Follow

Happy Dominican Independence Day! As a Dominican creative, it is important for me to follow and support other Dominican creatives. In a world where the media is saturated with the same faces, seeing people who look like me, that have similar backgrounds, and that I can relate to fuels my fire to continue this path…

The Wonder of Ivy Podcast: Episode 24- Net Neutrality, AMB Review, & #GoHeartForJose

  This week, I talk about the holidays not “feeling” the same, what is Net Neutrality and why you should be concerned. I show you my inner anime nerd by reviewing Ancient Magus Bride. I spot light my amazing sisters and their #GoHeartForJose movement! Net Neutrality: http://www.wired.com/story/fcc-wants-to…ill-pay-the-price/ http://www.savetheinternet.com/net-neutralit…need-know-now http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpbOEoRrHyU Ancient Magus Bridge: myanimelist.net/anime/35062/Mahoutsukai_no_Yome http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E0k03OaDDfk Go Heart for…

The Wonder of Ivy Podcast: Episode 10 – Dominican Mothers

Happy Sunday and Happy Dominican Mother’s Day! This week’s episode is an ode to my Dominican Mom and all Dominican and immigrant mother’s! This episode is very special to me and if you are not from an immigrant family, it will give you a little insight immigrants and their struggles! Make sure to listen and…