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Costabello patriarch celebrates 90th birthday

CANADA’S Ambassador andMrs. Neil Reeder,
Canada’s honorary consul in Cebu, Katherine
Rivera, and Roy Rivera

Luis “Sitoy” Alvarez turned 90 and his family organized a celebration with a “Godfather” theme at the family-owned Costabella Resort in Mactan. Sitoy was the picture of happiness and radiance with his ever loving Merceditas Borromeo Alvarez by his side.

Posted: November 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Full-length ballet production of ‘Cinderella’ enthralls Cebu


The onstage theater for the performing arts at Ayala Center Cebu overflowed with appreciative audiences on Nov. 7 and 8, when Balletcenter presented a full-length production of “Cinderella.”

Posted: November 16th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

University of Cebu founder celebrates 80th birthday


Augusto Go is one of the nicest people we know and one of the kindest as well. His family has been prominent in Cebu for over a century, following a trajectory that would limn a saga of accomplishments.

Posted: November 9th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Cebu seeks sisterhood with Barcelona

EDWARD Gonzalez, Honey Jarque Loop
and Paco Jarque

Casino Español de Cebu marked Dia de la Hispanidad on Oct. 11 with the traditional pomp and circumstance. First there was the anticipated Mass (next day was Sunday) officiated by Msgr. Achilles Dakay.

Posted: November 2nd, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns | Read More »

Fairy-tale kingdom conjured for magical debut


The marquee ballroom of the Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort and Spa was transformed into a fairy tale kingdom the night Dr. Jose Enrique de las Peñas and Jill Johns de la Peñas celebrated the 18th birthday of their beautiful daughter Mary Elizabeth.

Posted: October 26th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »