• Makati

    the park at Salcedo Village

    First things first, Salcedo Village is not an actual village filled with residences, except perhaps for some high-rise condominium residences scattered throughout the area. It’s known more as a business address, where companies like Shell, Chinabank, RCBC, and PhilamLife to name a few; schools like the Lyceum Law School and Ateneo de Manila Professional Schools; and embassies like the Saudi and German embassies are located. In the midst of the busy character of this area, it’s interesting and good to note that at the heart of Salcedo Village a wide green space known as the Salcedo Park, or, officially, the Jaime C. Velasquez Park, one of those who helped develop…

  • Pasig

    Benvenutto al Banchetto!*

    *Italian for “welcome to the banquet!” Banquets are considered a way of life in the country, most especially in occasions like feasts, parties, or other celebrations. Celebrations that last throughout the day and, at times, last overnight. Then again, overnight banquets are a rare occurence themselves. So who would have thought of a banquet being held throughout the night in a place as “dead at night” as a heart of a bustling business district. A banquet that is even being held overnight lasting to the morning at that. And it’s a weekly event to top that off. This is the weekly Friday night-Saturday morning at the heart of Ortigas Center,…

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