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How I let go of my hair–and the drama that went with it

O’Connor in the
office Christmas
party with
music-icon theme

The year started out well. I was living on my own, knocked 30 lb off my weight, and was planning for my YOLO (You only live once) trip next year. A few months later, though, I’d been taken by three men in a holdup incident, lost valuables and lost my hair.

Posted: December 14th, 2014 in Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Celebrity chefs battle it out in food truck war

ROSEBUD Benitez-Velasco, Xandra Pauco, Foodlink Group of Companiesmanaging director
Eric Dee, Peter Ayson, Nadine Tengco, Robby Goco, The Cravings Group founder Susana
“Annie” Guerrero, Bruce Lim, Sau del Rosario, Michel Cottabarren, Brett Halfpap, Ian
Padilla,Nino Laus, Tristan Encarnacion PHOTOS BY IRENE PEREZ

The competition is called “Celebrity Chef Food Truck Cook-Off,” and it happens at the Mall of Asia open grounds Friday, Nov. 21.

Posted: November 20th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Food,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

What’s your fave bread?

Reggie Aspiras

Most people eat bread with the usual spreads—butter, cheese, jam.

Posted: October 5th, 2014 in Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

Bituin Escalante in concert: ‘I will grab it by the horns!’

REHEARSING a number with two equally accomplished performers—
sister Kalila Aguilos and mom Gigi Escalante BITUIN ESCALANTE

Bituin Escalante can go easily from diva to man drag. She was recently seen in Resorts World Manila’s production of “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert” as a glam diva, and now she is playing the stern Coachman in Repertory Philippines’ “Pinocchio,” a children’s musical.

Posted: October 4th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos,Theater | Read More »

Live music, neon tunnels in ‘Run to Your Beat’

UNILEVER team: assistant PRmanager Cheskie Ayson, PR assistantMaui Velasco, PR head
Apples Aberin, Rexona brandmanager Mar Corazo, Rexona assistant brand manager Nico Gonzales

For some runners, music is fuel. An upbeat playlist kick-starts a good run; it sets the mood to go faster and stronger. Popular running songs are a mix of EDM (electronic dance music), hip-hop and pop. Others go for R&B, OPM or rock, with something slow and sexy for cooling down.

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »