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Friday, 16 December 2016

Immigration As Art: ‘Transparesencia’ Puts Migration Under An Artistic Lense[www.thebubble.com]
Pulpería, or general store, the kind you could have found in the U.S. during its Wild West days. The bar received its current name in 1928, when it was frequented by British men who were working on the Argentine railroads. Still popular with expats today, it is located ...

Thursday, 15 December 2016

Study Out Of UCA: Argentina’s Unemployment Rises To 10%[www.thebubble.com]
According to a survey by the Argentine Social Debt Observatory (ODSA) within the Catholic University of Argentina, there has been a reported rise in unemployment with the final figure coming in at 9.9% in the final trimester of the year, up from 9.4% in 2015.

12 Fresh organic options in Buenos Aires[therealargentina.com]
Thanks to physical conditions like naturally fertile soil, low use of chemicals in conventional farming, low pest levels, and plenty of virgin land, the conversion to organic production is easier in Argentina than other countries. But organic food has not been wildly popular in the general market ...

Amazon Prime Now Available In Argentina[www.thebubble.com]
In a press release this week, Amazon announced the list of 200+ countries that will now have access to Prime Video.  So get your PJs on, make some popcorn and buckle in for some serious binging. You now have even more options to choose from.

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Silvana Corso: The Argentine Teacher Who Could Win The ‘Nobel Prize In Education’[www.thebubble.com]
This comes as the third edition of the Global Teacher Prize, an initiative started by the non-profit organization: The Varkey Foundation. Founded by India-born billionaire Sunny Varkey ...

Food of the World Food Truck Festival December 2016[BA Travel Guide]
A special edition of the now traditional open air street food market, this time exclusively dedicated to the food of different countries in the world, will take place on Friday ...

Is Argentina Cracking Down On Marijuana?[www.thebubble.com]
enable the State to provide cannabis oil to people with certain diseases, such as refractory epilepsy and autism. Legalizing the cultivation of marijuana was one of the main rallying cries coming from a group of mothers that formed an activist group called mama cultiva as they pushed for the law.

Saturday, 10 December 2016

Top 5 Fairs in Buenos Aires[insidebuenosaires.com]
The Palermo fair in Plaza Serrano is surrounded by stores that open up on weekends for new and upcoming designers to showcase and sell their stuff. Also, it is full of great spots to stop for a bite or drinks.

Wednesday, 07 December 2016

The essential guide to eating and drinking in Almagro[therealargentina.com]
For decades, Almagro has been known for its lively nightlife scene. No, I’m not talking overly serious mixologists shaking up cocktails that will change the world, Porteñas wearing mile high platforms waiting in line at a bad Hollywood boliche, or hipsters in a sweaty standing room only bar ...

Tuesday, 06 December 2016

Pizzas, Old-School[SaltShaker]
Porteño icon of the pizza world. I honestly couldn’t understand why, I found the quality of the pizza to be lacking. I wasn’t horrible, it just wasn’t “all that”, and the one true flaw was the quality of the mozzarella used atop the pies.

Friday, 02 December 2016

Teatro Colon 2017 Season[BA Travel Guide]
The 2017 Season will come complete with the program by the Centro de Experimentacion del Teatro Colón, the program Colón Contemporáneo (contemporary works); the concerts performed at the Theater by private musical organizations like Nuova Harmonia and Mozarteum Argentino.

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