Posted by | April 26, 2010
Cities as lovers

Today I miss Lisbon. Portugal's capital popped up in conversation several times in the last few days. Earlier this afternoon, I was having lunch with two colleagues who have never...

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Posted by | July 30, 2008
Looking for Africa in Lisbon

I'm cheating, I admit. Since I'm crazy busy preparing for a much-needed holiday (the lovely Adriatic, here I come!), I've decided to recycle my own work and post a link...

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Posted by | June 24, 2008
Lisbon’s offbeat culture

If in Lisbon and tired of packed bars of Bairro Alto or Bica, here are a few more offbeat cultural options. Bacalhoeiro (Rua dos Bacalhoeiros 125, first & second floor;...

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Posted by | June 19, 2008
Street tango in Lisbon

Last Sunday evening at an open-air milonga in Lisbon, two impromptu solo performances made the event even more entertaining. Video shot by Hoji Fortuna.

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Posted by | June 13, 2008
St Anthony Feast in Lisbon

On June 12 every year, Lisboetas take to the streets to celebrate their patron saint, St Anthony. Known to be the protector of lost items, the poor, travelers and marriage,...

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Posted by | April 18, 2008
Lisbon’s restaurants

In case you're wondering, I haven't actually left Lisbon since the last post. In fact, I've been stuck to the computer screen trying to catch up on work and tie...

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Posted by | March 12, 2008
New art space in Lisbon

An avid fan of urban renewal, I'm always on the lookout for industrial spaces being refurbished for a creative purpose. Just such a space is currently underway in Lisbon: LX...

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Posted by | March 10, 2008
Moda Lisboa

This is a shout-out to my dear friend, next-door neighbor and an amazingly talented designer, Aleksandar Protich. This past Saturday, the models at Casino Estoril - the site of this...

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Posted by | February 29, 2008
Top 10 Lisbon experiences

Now that I've been here for almost a month, I thought I'd share my top 10 Lisbon experiences, a mix of tourist favorites that I consider worth the hullabaloo and...

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Posted by | February 26, 2008
Lisbon Players

This past weekend I ventured out twice, on Friday and Saturday night, to see the festival of one-acts plays produced by Lisbon Players. Staged in lovely Estrela Hall, a small...

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