February 23, 2020
I get P1,000 monthly allowance from city gov’t of Manila—this is how I spend it
Mark Bautista on love: ‘She has to be understanding of my situation, that I’m bisexual’
‘Never Look Down!’—not even during a coup d’etat
Wearing face masks, people go makeup free, change style
Kendall Jenner headlines London Fashion Week’s Burberry show
Nico and Solenn, for real
10 makeup settings sprays, 10 different ways
Main takeaways from London Fashion Week
When skincare meets makeup: Introducing the BYS Cosmetics Full Coverage line
New Banksy artwork vandalised
London’s ‘chewing gum man’ fuses art with recycling
WATCH: The new Bawal Clan drop directed by Mark Nicdao
‘Pasko sa Palacio’ highlights an old-fashioned way of celebrating Christmas
Smart inspires aspiring content creators nationwide with “Smart Play: Vlogger Camp”
A cooking competition that aims to make recipes and stories to life-long legacies
He, she, they: Americans and the choice of gender pronoun
How Habi makes a difference in the lives of Filipino weavers
UAAP Season 82 medals made of bullet shells from Marawi siege
Weldon and Epperson: A deeper way of seeing
“To see a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower Hold Infinity in the palm of your…
Fashionable feathers: Italian designer’s life in plumes
PICTURES BY MIGUEL MEDINA. by Céline CORNU Feathers have adorned the most glamorous fashionistas throughout history, from Marie Antoinette to Lady Gaga, and…
Why you fell for ‘Crash Landing on You’
So whom [sic] do we contact to nominate #HyunBin for @people Magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive? #CrashLandingOnYou” This was tweeted by a socialite mom…
How I quit smoking after 21 years
On Valentine’s Day 2018, I quit smoking after 21 years. I picked up the habit before I peaked in puberty and never stopped.…
Julie Lluch’s ‘Irresistible Grace’ to grace art fair
Veteran sculptress Julie Lluch said she considered terra cotta a medium linked to the sensuous and fulfilling act of creation, as many of…
A multicultural walking tour of Quiapo
When her husband passed away in 2017, Annabel Hatol, 48, was in a quandary about what to do with her life, being a full-time housewife and mother of two children still in school.
Arts and Books
Quiapo’s San Sebastian Church joins ‘gold gilding craze’
While there has been a public outcry on the proposed high-rise to be erected at the back of San Sebastian Church in Quiapo, Manila ...
Arts and Books
Cultural agencies reject demolition of Life Theater in Quiapo
A new hotel is set to be constructed at the site of the Life Theater in Quiapo, Manila, which heritage advocates say will alter the structure that has been declared an important cultural property (ICP) by the National Museum (NM) in 2016.
Arts and Books
Myths and miracles of the Nazareno de Quiapo
The first myth to be cleared about the famous icon of the Black Nazarene of Quiapo, Manila, whose feast falls...
Arts and Books
Photos & Videos
Mindanao begins in Quiapo
A foreigner once called R. Hidalgo the most beautiful street in the country. Though now only a shadow of its vibrant past, this district could still see the flourishing of various faiths and cultures
‘Pamplina,’ ‘pancit manok’–the Quiapo fiesta fare of old
Quiapense. It means a person from Quiapo. That term I learned from Chona Trinidad who once served as our guide during one Fiesta of the Black Nazarene (every Jan. 9) when we dared to go through this fabled Manila section before the millions could descend on the place for the annual religious procession.
The Quiapo lantern maker
In a Quiapo sidewalk near the church, Consolacion Dimen sorts out bottles that she makes into Christmas lanterns, and sells for P100 each.
After many years, the Nazareno’s is still the procession to watch
It was in the mid-’90s that I began writing about the yearly procession honoring the image of the Miraculous Black Nazarene in Quiapo. I was in my teens when the family decided to move to the ancestral house of my maternal grandmother after my father passed away.
BenCab image on grand piano, ‘Panatang Makabayan’ on the table–it’s patriotic banquet
How does one top the Swatch Fiesta that saw a typical downtown (as in Bambang and Quiapo) neighborhood recreated, down...
Home and Entertaining
The end of an era
When the war ended, daddy decided we weren’t going back to Quiapo. We had property in Malate where used to...
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