A rocking chair creaks as an elderly woman sits on her front porch, fanning herself from the wet heat. Across the street, two women are getting their hair done on the sidewalk. Laughter belts from a group of men in the street huddled around a game of dominoes, cigars hang from their mouths.
A hairless stray dog runs by and a little boy cheerfully chases after it. A group of children play baseball in an alley with a bottle cap and a strip of scrap wood.
Every couple of blocks, stereos blare out infectiously catchy variations of Raggaeton’s dembow riddim… read more >