05/18/14

A Rooftop Food Trip

Of the things you can do at a building rooftop…come to think of it, there’s not much you can do at a building rooftop unless you put something there. Which is probably the thinking the folks of Mercato Centrale and Ayala Center had when they decided to put a weekly food market at the rooftop of a carpark building there.

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With that, the rooftop of The Link carpark building has become the new home of Cucina Andare, the food night market of Makati conceptualized by the same folks behind Mercato Centrale et al. Continue reading

02/26/14

Checked Out: Art Fair Philippines 2014

Beginning with this post, as part of the changes with the new Urban Roamer site, there will be a new semi-regular feature here which I would like to call ”Checked Out,” in which we “checked out” various events happening around the metro like exhibits, trade fairs, concerts, fiestas, whatever interesting event that comes our way

Not many people now that every February, apart from Valentines, the Philippines also celebrates National Arts Month. During this time, one can expect a lot of events and activities aimed to promote Filipino arts, whether it may be visual arts, literature, cinema, music, theater, dance, or architecture.

One of these events is the private initiative known as Art Fair Philippines. Now on its 2nd year, it aims to support modern and contemporary Philippine visual art, showcasing its vibrance, as well as the talents of our artists in front of a growing audience, based both locally and internationally as well.

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