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Where to go for Easter night-out

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DRINKING crowd outside The Distillery at Eastwood’s Citywalk PHOTO BY POCHOLO CONCEPCION

Those who stayed at home and endured the waterless Holy Week have all the reasons to go out tonight, even if it’s a Sunday.

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

President Quezon was born here–and so was Philippine surfing

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NATURAL HIGH: Riding the waves on Sabang Beach in Baler, Aurora MARIANNE BERMUDEZ

It is 7 a.m. on a weekend, and the crashing of sea waves echoes like a siren’s call. Heads bob in and out of the water, with voices shrieking and bodies lying on top of surfboards, arms paddling, eyes darting, waiting for the next big wave.

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle,Travel | Read More »

Just can’t get enough

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VEANA Fores, Jorge Araneta, Stella Marquez-Araneta, José Pardo, Marilyn Pardo, AntonioMarquez PHOTOS BY POCHOLOCONCEPCION

In the 1970s, contemporary music branched out into different directions, giving birth to heavy metal, funk, punk, jazz fusion and disco. These varied genres spilled over into the ’80s, many of the artists achieving major success and influencing lots of fans.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Why we love QC

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MARK Laccay, Kate Torralba and Mark McCullie at Tomato Kick. PHOTO BY POCHOLO CONCEPCION

Back in the late 1980s, we remember a restaurant named Crazy Daisy at the corner of Timog Avenue and Scout Tobias, Quezon City. It became a hangout of artists and musicians waiting for the live gigs to start at Red Rocks (later renamed Club Dredd) next door.

Posted: April 6th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Lionel Richie: From funky to preppy to street smart

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RAISED in Tuskegee, Alabama, Lionel Richie is now 64 but looks youthful.

In the late 1960s, Lionel Brockman Richie Jr. was majoring in economics on a tennis scholarship in Tuskegee Institute in Alabama, his hometown, when he joined a band called The Mystics, later renamed The Commodores.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Headlines | Read More »

Kindergarten stress

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I wanted to argue but had to grudgingly bow to authority. The school principal had just asserted her bullheadedness in requiring my son, PJ, who topped his kindergarten class, to deliver a speech on graduation day.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Home and Entertaining,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Dance till you drop at Globe Circuit grounds April 5

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SWEDISH DJ Alesso is one of seven international and local acts performing at the Closeup Forever Summer dance music fest on April 5 at the Globe Circuit grounds,Makati. ALESSOWORLD.COM

We have a strong feeling that many of the kids who flocked to the recent 7107 International Music Fest in Clark, Pampanga, will comprise the audience at the Closeup Forever Summer dance music fest on April 5 at the Globe Circuit grounds in Makati (the site of the old Sta. Ana racetrack).

Posted: March 30th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Let the good times roll

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The promoter sounded worried. She was texting us about the Macklemore concert, saying that she hopes tickets would move a little faster. That was a week before the gig.

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Back in BGC

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CLUB Haze. PHOTO BY POCHOLO CONCEPCION

It is 10 p.m. on a Saturday, and The Fort Strip in Bonifacio Global City (BGC) is teeming with young people. They own the night, these kids with money to burn and whose idea of a good time starts around midnight.

Posted: March 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Jessica Sanchez brings along fellow ‘Idol’ finalist for PH concert

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Jessica Sanchez. Photo by ELTON LUGAY

Solaire Resort and Casino is hosting a month-long celebration of its first anniversary with a series of concerts featuring Filipino and international acts.

Posted: March 15th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Meet Mr. Cochinillo

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There’s a sarcastic term that goes with eating lechon and other fatty foods: pampa-bata, because you might end up sleeping eternally earlier than expected.

Posted: March 13th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Food,Headlines | Read More »

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