Browsing all posts in November, 2008.

Thanksgiving in BsAs

I’ve been away from the U.S., my home country, for almost 6 years. Today was the first Thanksgiving since then that I’ve eaten a traditional turkey dinner. Nope, no …
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Cool blog: Argentine Spanish Slang Dictionary

I was searching for, well, a semi-dirty word to use for my next blog project, and Googled across this great Wordpress blog.

Rather than chronologically, posts are organized …
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Expat Blog

The best directory of Buenos Aires and Argentina-related blogs is not at MyBlogLog or Blog Catalog, or any of the other more well-known directories; the best BA Blogs can be


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REM in Buenos Aires

“Wow. Argentina has some beautiful people,” Michael Stipe purred into the microphone after touring the front lines of the packed-in-tight crowd — if you’d raised your hands in salute to


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Night out: La Cigale

What is it?
A mixed bar/dance club, sort of, with deejays. Expats, locals and tourists. Mostly straight, with a few gay groups.

Where is it?
25 de Mayo 722, at …
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Clipped: Argentine celebs try to disappear from Google, Yahoo indexes

Google’s head of public affairs for Latin America, Alberto Arebalos, politely calls this whole affair, “very strange.” I couldn’t agree more:


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First Impressions: Crobar

Crobar

What is it?
Popular dance bar and live performance club

Where is it?
Frak if I know. I got in a cab somewhere in Palermo and 15 minutes later …
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First impressions: Angel’s Disco

Angel’s

What is it?
A gay disco, with a handful of straight couples.
Where is it?
Viamonte 2168
Nearest subway station is Facultad de Medicina
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Recommended Restaurant: Las Pencas in San Telmo

I’ve eaten three times at this small, quaint (I hate using that word, but with the lovely naïf folk-art on the walls, it applies.) restaurant on the corner of Estados …
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Recommended Resource: Interactive Map of Buenos Aires

You might have been perplexed that Google has not mapped Buenos Aires, the tenth largest city in the world.

The government of Argentina has thankfully taken up the slack. …
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