Sustaining the New Boracay

By ANGELA CASCO  It’s been almost two years since the six-month closure and rehabilitation of Boracay Island. It’s as if it only happened yesterday, though, as the memory of the abrupt closure remains clear to Rose Brillantes-Gabas, a hotelier who has spent three out of her 20 years of hotel management experience in Boracay. “There were talks, […]

Introducing MODEKA: A new art gallery, creative space, and art consultancy in Makati City

Joining the flourishing creative scene of the metro, Modeka Creative Space, an independent, artist-led contemporary art gallery and art consultancy, recently opened its doors at Warehouse 20A La Fuerza 1, 2241 Don Chino Roces Avenue, Makati City. Modeka is dedicated to providing a new and innovative platform for the most exciting local and international artists […]

Greenwich Unveils New Learning Center

Greenwich, the number one pizza and pasta brand in the Philippines, recently inaugurated its state-of-the-art training facility located in the heart of Kapitolyo in Pasig. Inspired by the youthful dynamism of the brand’s market and its team members, the Barkada Campus is a testament of Greenwich’s commitment in accelerating the capability of its employees to […]


To end an almost 3-mo campaign, the world’s largest and fastest growing gym franchise, Anytime Fitness, throws their biggest Battle of the Purple Warriors event to date. Held last December 07, 2019 at the Music Hall, SM Mall of Asia, the annual Battle of the Purple Warriors gathered six contending teams from different Anytime Fitness […]

Schneider Electric Unveils Reliable Power Protection for E-sports Pros and Enthusiasts

The rise in the popularity and competitiveness of e-sports and computer gaming in the Philippines lend to the increased need for more durable and reliable gaming equipment. With the local gaming circuit fast becoming a high-level, globally competitive one, gamers both professional and casual need to be plugged in for longer hours to train for […]

Pasko sa Palacio

The Holiday celebration at the Palacio recalled the spirit of a Filipino past and the merriment of the season, with carols, dances, ballads and a hearty spread for guests at the well-attended event. Palacio de Memoria’s grounds were lit with capiz parols for its very first Christmas, restored from decades of disrepair. The pre-war estate, […]

High Pass Filter for Sharpening

By Chris Malinao If you’re a photographer who aims for the best in retouching photographs, you want to master two main techniques: frequency separation and high pass filter—frequency separation for tone and details, as with portraits, and high pass filter for sharpening. The two important matters for the photographer are cleaning up a photograph while […]

Mang Inasal launches ACE QSR Scholarship for deserving young women of Lipa

Mang Inasal launched its participation in the ACE Scholarship Program for Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) Operations of Jollibee Group Foundation (JGF). This was part of the recent inauguration of Mang Inasal’s milestone 600th Store in Lipa, Batangas, The ACE QSR program seeks to give underprivileged youth from Lipa the chance to develop the skills they […]

The Peak of high-tech residences

Perched atop the highest points of Rizal is the Prestige of Filinvest, the Peak. This Wi-Fi ready residential is armed with the new and high-tech that will shows the meaning of modern lifestyle. Recognized as Best Premium House of the Year (Luzon) in The Outlook by Lamudi Awards 2019. Come home and relax with your […]

What’s New Up North?

By JULES VIVAS In the bustling entertainment and business district up north, approximately two kilometers from the lively Quezon Memorial Circle and North Avenue MRT station, lies a modern high rise hotel, Seda Vertis North. The sixth property carrying the Seda brand by Ayala-Land Hotels and Resorts boasts of an architectural trademark of “simple and understated elegance,” as a tribute to the modest Filipino home. […]