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Marcia Adams: The latest must-visit destination in Tagaytay

THE FOCAL point is
the view of the fields.

Even if Tagaytay is going the way of overdevelopment like Manila is, the neighboring town of Alfonso keeps the bucolic depiction of Cavite. In this environment, rolling fields and lush vegetation, coupled with good food, become the attractions of Marcia Adams restaurant.

Posted: November 26th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Home and Entertaining,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

‘Yolanda’ debris repurposed into furniture


A young designer has been working in the field of socially responsible design, collaborating with Super Typhoon “Yolanda” survivors, Cebuano craftsmen and manufacturing companies.
Bernardo Urbina from Costa Rica has come up with Tacloban Prevails—a template for a furniture line that has been repurposed from items salvaged from the Yolanda disaster.

Posted: November 26th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Home and Entertaining,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

How Dolphy lost his battle with COPD


The country’s most beloved comedian succumbed to pulmonary disease from a lifetime of smoking. Today his sons Eric and Epy Quizon are helping create awareness for respiratory health.

Posted: November 25th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Physician-sculptor finds beauty in nature’s flaws

SAGAT found in the
garden becomes a relief of a woman holding a trunk. PHOTOS BY NELSON

While walking along Talisay in Tagaytay, Dr. José T. José, chanced upon a volcanic rock wrapped around a small fig tree. Seeing the potential of its earthly allure, he brought it home and started sculpting, following the rock’s contours.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

The late bloomer is making up for lost time–in supporting the arts

FORTUNE Ledesma, Maurice Arcache
and Loi Ejercito

Araceli “Nene” Leonor believes that, like education, the arts can shape the future of an aspiring talent.

Posted: November 23rd, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »