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LOOK: Historic Manila sites digitally reimagined in their pre-war glory

Artists heritage advocacy group Renacimiento Manila has been able to “digitally reconstruct” Plaza Moraga and is planning to complete a reimagining of Escolta before World War II

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LOOK: Pasig opens bike boxes at Kapitolyo intersections to make roads safer for cyclists

Intersections are notoriously difficult for cyclists. But with the newly unveiled designated priority areas at Kapitolyo, Pasig aims to make them a little less stressful for two-wheeled commuters

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This minimalist space in La Union is a coffee spot, retail shop, and anything in between

La Union has a new resident: Burt Select Shop, an open plan that subscribes to a “less is more” design philosophy while keeping the possibilities of a small space open

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Intramuros is considering pedestrian-only streets to improve mobility—and it needs your input

Do you agree with the Intramuros Administration’s plans to turn certain streets into pedestrian-only streets where motor vehicles are not allowed to enter?

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UP Diliman’s sunflowers are blooming thanks to a sewage system and a small river

The annual bloom that marks the commencement ceremony is now underway at University Avenue. Out of respect for the hard work that went into growing them, please don’t pick them

These museums and heritage sites in Manila are now open to the public. Here’s how to book a visit

The National Museum complex and Intramuros reopened this weekend, just in time for Jose Rizal’s birthday celebration

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This free online lecture series unearths the City of Manila’s lesser-known histories

In commemoration of the city’s 450th founding anniversary, the Department of Tourism, Culture and Arts of Manila brings together historians for the “Araw ng Maynila” lecture series

Buy real vintage clothes per kilo in Escolta—just say these magic words

Glorious Dias is selling vintage clothes from the ’80s and ’90s at the First United Building in Escolta

Go camping in a luxury tent by the river at this nature stay in Tanay

Bulod Campsite is a camping, hiking and recreation grounds situated next to Agos River. It’s also a social enterprise that provides livelihood to indigenous communities nearby

This roving bike café in Manila is a shared business by cyclist friends

Manila Cyclist Café, currently in Intramuros, is a pandemic business put up by a couple of cyclist friends