On Tuesday, July 23, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. welcomed a delegation of elected officials and other leaders from the Dominican Republic to The Bronx. The day’s events included a tour of the borough aboard the Bronx Trolley.
The group specifically visited the New York Botanical Gardens, the Yankee Stadium Museum, Arbor House, which is a privately-owned 124-unit housing complex on East 166th Street; as well the “The Gramsci Monument” at the Forest Houses.
Among the visitors were: the deputy mayor of the city of Moca, City Council members, the director of the Department of Education and Cultural Affairs of the City of Moca, local business owners, as well as the representative of the Bronx Dominican Parade in the Province of Espaillat.
The delegation is visiting the Bronx to take part in the festivities leading up to the Bronx Dominican Day Parade, which will take place on Sunday July 28.