Roundup Tidbits: Torre de Manila Postmortem, Remembering Mariano Que, and Line 1’s New Look

So many things have been going on around the metropolis this past few weeks. At the same time, we have not seen a Roamer’s Roundup so far this year so why not have this entry be the first Roamer’s Roundup for 2017, no? Continue reading


TRO on Torre de Manila (In Time for Rizal’s Birthday)

Today happens to be the birthday of the Philippines’ National Hero, Jose Rizal. It feels so apt to talk about the development that happened  a few days ago which seemed to be intentionally done as a birthday gift of sorts to Rizal.

image courtesy of AFP/Jay Directo via GMA News Online

I’m talking about the temporary restraining order issued by the Supreme Court against our favorite developer DMCI to stop the construction activity going on at the “national photobomber,” the 46-storey Terror, este Torre de Manila.

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Thank you DMCI!

This Heritage Month, let us all not forget to thank the benevolent property developer DMCI for their pricely contributions to the landscape of Rizal Park.

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