Wednesday, 25 August
Having taken BA in a body sculpting storm, Tamara Di Tella's Tangolates method is now going global. Pilates is the fitness regimen famous for sculpting the bodies of some of the world ... video
Hudson Nature Reserve: A Living Museum[The Argentina Independent]
“Museums in Europe are beautiful, but they’re very closed off. They’re like cemeteries. (The Hudson Nature Reserve) shouldn’t be a dead museum.” These are the words of Ruben Ravera, curator of the Wil...
Mortensen included in Argentina's 'Plan'[Variety]
Argentina's Haddock Films is producing features with Viggo Mortensen and Aida Bortnik, building on its success with "The Secret in Their Eyes."
Tuesday, 24 August
Barrio Norte Rooftop[Buenos Aires Photographer - Big Pics of BA]
From the 12th floor roof of a friends place in Barrio Norte, Arenales & Laprida: Another sheer vertical drop just on the other side.
Money Exchange & Other Hustles on Florida St.[Wander Argentina]
Walking along Florida Street near LaValle on downtown Buenos Aires’ pedestrian mall there are somewhat shady looking characters yelling out –and sometimes whispering — ‘ cambio...
Pepsi Music 2010[Discover Buenos Aires]
The 2010 edition of the Pepsi Music Festival is coming to Buenos Aires on October 13, 22 and 23, 2010. This year the international lineup includes Rage Against the Machine with Queens of th...
VanityBA: BAFWeek 2010 Rewind[InvestBA.com]
BAF Week 2010 , one of Latin America’s premiere fashion events, recently wrapped up after a successful three-day run at La Rural in Palermo . Fifteen runway shows showcased the Spring/S...
De Vido Says Argentina to Get Free WiFi Hotspots[The Argentine Post]
Argentine Planning Minister Julio De Vido said Monday that the government will install free WiFi in public places around in the country within four months. The news comes just days after De Vido...
The end of the world is on sale[Asia Times]
As every wildlife-loving billionaire plus rows of sharp-dressed corporate executives duly know, the sale of Patagonia started in 1996, under the ultra-neo-liberal Carlos Menem government.
Monday, 23 August
54 Bars: Bar O Bar[The Argentina Independent]
Tucked away in Retiro on calle Tres Sargentos, Bar o Bar, or 'Barbaro' Bar, was the first of its kind in Buenos Aires. Founded by artist Luis Felipe Noé in 1969, Noé wanted to create a space for his f...
Argentina’s Best Investments Since 2001[InvestBA.com]
Looking back on the past decade, gold and real estate investors in Argentina fared best. If hindsight is 20/20, what would it tell us about the best and worst investments...
Sunday, 22 August
Gallery Nights August 2010 edition[My Buenos Aires Travel Guide]
On Friday, August 27th, 2010 , from 7 PM , a new edition of Gallery Nights, the original circuit for art lovers around more than 60 art galleries, antique shops, museums and cultural centers,...
Saturday, 21 August
“True individual freedom cannot exist without economic security and independence. People who are hungry and out of a job are the stuff of which dictatorships are made.” Franklin D Roosev...
Friday, 20 August
The Small Things[LandingPadBA]
There are very subtle differences, products and methods in Buenos Aires that are often the more interesting aspects of living or visiting here. Let us point out a few of these to get you started in yo...
DirecTV To Invest $46M In Argentina; Will Offer Internet Service[WSJ]
News of DirecTV's plans came just hours after the Argentine government announced that it would shut down the country's top Internet provider, Fibertel, which is owned by the multimedia conglomerate Grupo Clarin
Thursday, 19 August
Argentina’s Government Decides to Kill Fibertel[The Argentine Post]
In a surprise announcement Thursday, Argentina’s government said it will kill Fibertel, the country’s leading Internet Service Provider. “Fibertel doesn’t exist...
Teatro Colón[Why on earth did I move to Argentina?]
Since 2003 we’ve been going to Buenos Aires on a regular bases, not once did we manage to get tickets for the famous Teatro Colon. It was either sold out, there were no per...
Edificio Bencich and the South End of Florida St.[Wander Argentina]
Another architectural gem on the heavily photographed corner of Diagonal Norte at Florida Street is Edificio Bencich...
Latin Jammin[South America on a budget]
I woke up this morning feeling like I had spent the night sucking on a car exhaust pipe. Seriously. I must have had a good time. After a year together it didn’t take much arm twisting to convinc...
Google and Yahoo Win Appeal in Argentine Case[NY Times]
In a rare victory for Google and Yahoo Argentina, an appeals court has cleared the companies of defamation for including sex-related Web sites in their search results for an Argentine entertainer.