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Beverly Brignoni (credit: Bernadette Lamboy)

Relatives Question Bronx Woman’s Death After Low-Cost Surgery In Dominican Republic

Beverly Brignoni was a young New Yorker seeking a less expensive way to enhance her appearance and she did what many other people are now doing: travel to the Dominican Republic for cosmetic surgery.

03/31/2014

Juan Rodriguez Way

Stretch Of Broadway Renamed For Man Believed To Be City’s First Immigrant

Three miles of Broadway in Upper Manhattan have a new honorary name honoring a man believed to be the first immigrant in New York City history – from the present-day Dominican Republic.

05/15/2013