Bronx Dominican Parade marches on the Grand Concourse

(l-r, front) Mayor de Blasio, Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Assemblyman Marcos Crespo and Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson are among the elected officials who marched in the Bronx Dominican Parade. Also pictured in the background are Senator Gustavo Rivera and Councilman Andrew Cohen.
Photo by Walter Pofeldt

The annual Bronx Dominican Parade celebrated Dominican-American heritage along the Grand Concourse from East Tremont Avenue to East 166th Street on Sunday, July 26. Revelers waving Dominican flags and wearing colorful costumes added a dash of pizzazz to what is the one of the borough’s most important parades. Mayor de Blasio, Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and many other elected officials marched.

Here’s just one of the many costumed parade marchers along the route.
Photo by Walter Pofeldt

Maritza Taveras (l) and Rebeca Almonte ride the parade route.
Photo by Walter Pofeldt

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