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A hangover, brunch and a classic bloody mary at Maza
Dining & Nightlife
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Dining & Nightlife
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A hangover, brunch and a classic bloody mary at Maza

Natalia Díaz - September 30, 2018

The bloody mary is as classic as a cocktail gets. Articles and books are full of colorful stories about how it was created around the 1920s. The…

Poetry, Cacique and memories at San José’s cultural dive bar: La Bohemia
Dining & Nightlife
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Dining & Nightlife
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Poetry, Cacique and memories at San José’s cultural dive bar: La Bohemia

Natalia Díaz - September 23, 2018

La Bohemia is something you can really only experience sitting with a self-made cheapskate gin and tonic in hand, watching the bar's natural course take place on…

Two winning drinks with Costa Rica’s best bartender at Mil948
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Two winning drinks with Costa Rica’s best bartender at Mil948

Natalia Díaz - September 16, 2018

Isaac Montero barely looks at the bar while he's assembling his equipment. He quickly stacks cocktail mixers, puts down tiny bottles of homemade cocktail bitters and fastens…

Drinks, conversations and a view to remember at Hotel Presidente’s Azotea
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Drinks, conversations and a view to remember at Hotel Presidente’s Azotea

Natalia Díaz - September 8, 2018

You might have already walked past by Azotea Calle 7 in downtown San José without realizing it. It's just around the corner from the Hotel Presidente's old…

Know thyself: meet your signature cocktail at Bebedero
Drinks
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Drinks
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Know thyself: meet your signature cocktail at Bebedero

Natalia Diaz - August 17, 2018

There’s a bar in the heart of San José with a menu full of flavors and textures that you can mix at your whim. Bebedero, a sophisticated…

Construction set to begin on San José-spanning riverwalk
Conservation
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Conservation
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Construction set to begin on San José-spanning riverwalk

The Tico Times - September 14, 2017

After a year of hard work, the Costa Rican NGO Rutas Naturbanas has eagerly announced that construction is set to begin on the first stretch of the project's…

Hundreds of medical procedures, surgeries postponed by public workers’ strike
Business
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Business
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Hundreds of medical procedures, surgeries postponed by public workers’ strike

L. Arias - June 30, 2017

A total of 1,490 employees of the Social Security System, or Caja, joined the strike called for public workers’ unions on Thursday and affected more than a…

Demonstration, arts festival to complicate vehicle traffic in San José on Thursday
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Demonstration, arts festival to complicate vehicle traffic in San José on Thursday

L. Arias - June 28, 2017

People needing to go to San José on Thursday should take a very careful look at their route. A public workers' demonstration will take over downtown streets…

Renovation of Hotel Costa Rica sparks criticism
Business
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Business
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Renovation of Hotel Costa Rica sparks criticism

L. Arias - June 8, 2017

The ongoing renovation of the Gran Hotel Costa Rica, one of the most iconic buildings in downtown San José, has elicite outrage from citizens, architects, and others…

Repairs to sewers will close roads in downtown San José
Business
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Business
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Repairs to sewers will close roads in downtown San José

L. Arias - March 30, 2017

Motorists and pedestrians prepare: Traffic jams in downtown San José could get worse starting next week. The Water and Sewers Institute (AyA) will close roads to repair and replace some…