The Fundación MIR Family Weekend for Life celebrated many events this past weekend and kicked off on Friday with a welcome party at Genesis Nightclub with DJ Gringo. A warm and early start to the annual sports tournaments came at 9 am on August 13th as tennis players gathered at the La Terraza tennis club in Casa de […]
David and Justin Black, owner’s of the Papa Jack’s locale in Altos de Chavon, recently informed Casa de Campo Living they’ve sold the establishment! Since our offices are right across the block, we’ve noticed a lot of movement within the restaurant over this past week as everything is being completely cleaned out.
Apprehensive about leaving your pet behind on holiday? Don’t be! Because with Happy Feet Pet Spa & Hotel your furry friends are going to wish you traveled more often! Yanela Hoyo Gramatges and Alessandra Vavala are the owners of this cheerful retreat and are the same ladies who manage Collares Rojos, the animal rescue and shelter. They […]
There’s always a reason to celebrate, get together with friends and family and enjoy a wonderful time together. It’s even better when there’s food in the equation! Today we bring you a new catering service right here in Casa de Campo, by two of our very own community members. If you want to try new flavors, […]
If, like me, you watched the fascinating inaugural ceremony that took place for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil last Friday and then did not leave your house watching swimming and gymnastics all weekend… you might been hit with “olympic fever”. My olympic fever meant that I ordered a Speedo online to start swimming for workouts […]
Ferragosto – the most important holiday of the year in Italy – is just days away. Celebrated on August 15th, it’s a celebration of togetherness. Aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews, grandparents and great-grandparents gather together for multi-generational parties, the most popular being la scampagnata (the picnic). The festivity, as with many Italian traditions, puts food […]
Altos de Chavón’s excellence in art stretches far beyond its Casa de Campo borders as students and artists in residence go on to work in top notch companies, create their own collections, travel and fulfill their dreams. Recently, we’ve recognized the work of Chavonero Gustavo Peña and Davidoff Art Initiative Resident Jimmy Robert, and now […]
A new month brings new Chavón International Summer workshops! Most of you know that the School of Design here in Altos de Chavón will be offering a new career this upcoming school year focusing on film. Stephen Kaplan, director of the school, spoke of this a couple of months ago and we’ve seen an increase in film-related courses at the school. […]
Last Friday July 29th, one of our favorite restaurants in La Romana, Chinois celebrated Father´s Day with an excellent dance concert, “Son de Padres” featuring Los Soneros de Haina. It was one of the best ways to celebrate fathers, grandfathers, uncles and brothers surrounded by great music and food in the company of loved ones.
Last month on July 14th, the winners of Chivas The Venture were announced after five grand finalists pitched their ideas in front of a live audience and panel of judges that included actress and philanthropist Eva Longoria. While we were rooting and voting for our Dominican semi-finalist, Eco Mensajeria, they unfortunately they didn’t win but we are very proud […]
ASA is less than a week away! This fun sports-driven summer camp will be here from August 6th to August 13th. Summer vacations may be wrapping up, but there are still lots for your kids to do in August! One of these options includes the American Sports Academy (ASA) which starts this Saturday. Youth ages 7 to 17 have the […]