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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

Peek inside the soon-to-reopen Metropolitan Theater through this 360° virtual tour

No need to wait until its April opening to see how the historic Art Deco structure has been renovated; you can see the Met’s restored theater and lobby through this website

New tricycle hailing app provides rides, delivery or pabili services for Pasig residents

Tricycle drivers are among the daily wage earners hardest hit by the pandemic. Quarantine restrictions…

Paco Market is getting a modernist redesign but not everyone is a fan

After a renovation in 2011, which aimed to sanitize one of Pasig River’s then-polluters, the…

Up next on food halls going online: The Corner Market

While we might not get to sit down at our favorite food halls anytime soon,…

A guide to all the Metro Manila LGUs offering free COVID-19 tests for their residents

The last time we talked about the rising number of COVID-19 cases, we talked about…

ICYMI: Makati’s Goto Monster is opening a restaurant in Mandaluyong and it’s called ‘Oink’

Part of Goto Monster’s charm is its discreet location in La Paz, Makati far from…