08/24/14

The Twin Parks of Legazpi Village

Beyond the skyscrapers and the concrete structures that have been built all over the Makati CBD, and in the Legazpi Village area in particular, it is good to know that the provisions for needed green open spaces that help serve as natural lungs for a congested central business district have not been neglected.

And in the case of Legazpi Village, the area itself is served with not just one, but two public parks right in the heart of the district, catering to the different needs of its residents and others who visit there.

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08/22/14

The Sunday Market at Legazpi Village

Note: Truth be told, this entry has long been overdue. Nevertheless, its publication came just in time on the occasion of a related event…more on that ahead.

Weekends in the Makati CBD area can be pretty dull. After all, what is there to check out in area that thrives on the hustle and bustle of the people who go to work here mostly on weekdays? Come to think of it, I suppose it can be considered the underlying reason why weekend markets in the city have been set up and are doing pretty well thanks to a growing patronage not only among the villagers, (the real ones like Bel-Air and San Lorenzo, as well as the ones in name only like Salcedo and Legazpi) as well as others folks who make the effort to check them out.

The Urban Roamer already checked out the Saturday Market at Salcedo so today, we check out the Sunday Market this time, held at the Legazpi Village at the southern part of the Makati CBD. Continue reading