• Taguig

    The Arts and Culture Hub at BGC

    With so many skyscrapers currently standing and soon to be standing at the Bonifacio Global City commercial and business district, it is to forget that BGC has quite a few surprises to offer. One of them: an arts and culture hub in the middle of this busy district. While this hub is not as massive as venues like the Cultural Center of the Philippines, the BGC Arts Center fills the need for a place in this part of the concrete urban jungle where the humanities can thrive and be appreciated by a people who need some respite from the madness of urban living.

  • Checked Out

    Checked Out: World Street Food Congress 2016

    There is no doubt that our country has a thriving street food culture, especially here in the metropolis. From the carts that offer cheap fishball to some filling goto sold by those streetside stalls, Filipino street food is a fascinating experience in itself. It should be no surprise that this year’s edition of the World Street Food Congress was held here in the metropolis recently, serving as an opportunity for contemporary Filipino street food to take center stage along with the street food of other countries who participated in this special event.

  • Taguig

    Bricking Development: Checking Out the 1st LEGO Certified Store in PH

    Last May 13, the toy and hobbyist retail scene in the metropolis, and in the country in general, got itself a big boost when toy building company LEGO opened its first LEGO certified store right at the newly-developed Park Triangle in Bonifacio Global City. This comes right off the heels of last year’s success of LEGO in the release of The Lego Movie and the recently-concluded BRICKXHIBIT and ABRICKcadabra events that were held at Resorts World Manila the previous month which showcased a growing community of LEGO builders and enthusiasts in the country. Thus, the opening of a LEGO certified store here not only boosts the presence of LEGO in the country…

  • Taguig

    BGC’s Bibliophile Haven

    We normally think of Bonifacio Global City (BGC) as a bustling business and commercial district where many work, shop, and have fun. But BGC is also making a mark as a place for learning and knowledge with the presence of its landmark science-themed museum The Mind Museum not to mention the Korean Cultural Center where you can learn Korean culture in its many aspects from the traditional to the modern. (AKA the Korean wave) Other than those 2 prominent landmarks, there is also another place to learn in this busy district, serving as an oasis of knowledge in the midst of tall skyscrapers with its rich collection of books, photographs, postcards, and…

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