Apr 24, 2014
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Posts tagged: Dominica

Island Life: Saving the Mountain Chicken

Words by Michellee Nelson~

Welcome to our new series Island Life spotlighting nature, wildlife and science in the Caribbean. First on our agenda is a beloved figure in the Eastern Caribbean, which now finds itself in a struggle for survival: the mountain chicken.

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Throwback Thursdays: Marky Mark + Prince Ital Joe Chant Down “Babylon”

Words by Jesse Serwer—


Credibility in hip-hop didn’t always come as easy as it does now. Just ask Vanilla Ice. A pre-Hollywood Mark Wahlberg, then known as Marky Mark, was no exception—even though the native of Boston’s hard-knock Dorchester neighborhood entered the business with a rap sheet (which included attempted murder) as extensive and horrible as any of his day’s gulliest gangster rappers.

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Impressions: Creole Day in Dominica

Words by Jesse Serwer, Photos by Martei Korley—

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LargeUp TV: Beautiful Dominica, Part One—Creole Culture

Words by Jesse Serwer:::Photos by Martei Korley—


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Ground Provisions: Dominica’s Cater Truck Mobile Restaurant

Words and Photos by Martei Korley—

Thank you is what comes to mind when thinking of the way Levia and Aldon of Cater Truck Mobile Restaurant literally took care of yours truly during my stay in Dominica. As LargeUp undertook the task of covering the entire island of Dominica AND the festivals happening on the island in just one week last October, serious nourishment was required. And the steamfish from this food truck was just what the doctor ordered: Fresher than fresh and drizzled with mouthwatering creole sauce.

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LargeUp Recommends: World Creole Music Festival 2013

Words by Jesse Serwer—


Just about every island nation has an international music fest nowadays, but there aren’t any others quite like Dominica’s World Creole Music Festival.

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