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Costa Rica police raid nursing home over abuse allegations
Crime
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Crime
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Costa Rica police raid nursing home over abuse allegations

The Tico Times - May 20, 2015

Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ) raided a nursing home in downtown Escazú Wednesday following allegations of abuse of the home's 25 residents, according to a statement from police. Police entered…

‘Little Monsters’ cultivates kids’ creativity
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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‘Little Monsters’ cultivates kids’ creativity

The Tico Times - April 9, 2015

“Little Monsters” may sound like a funny name, perhaps a bad translation, but that is the official title of a new “creative club” designed for children. The…

Police bust hydroponic pot grow in Escazú church
Crime
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Crime
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Police bust hydroponic pot grow in Escazú church

The Tico Times - March 9, 2015

Virgin Mary, meet Mary Jane. Police discovered hundreds of marijuana plants Sunday night inside an evangelical temple in the upscale neighborhood of Escazú. Police officers were responding to…

Group show ‘Valoarte‘ surprises and impresses at Avenida Escazú
Art Walks
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Art Walks
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Group show ‘Valoarte‘ surprises and impresses at Avenida Escazú

The Tico Times - October 8, 2014

When you see the banners for “Valoarte” hanging in the streets of Avenida Escazú, you may wonder what it is exactly. Even if you know that “Valoarte”…

Sympathetic Dutch celebrate victory in Escazú
Expat Living
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Expat Living
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Sympathetic Dutch celebrate victory in Escazú

The Tico Times - July 5, 2014

Fans of the Netherlands national team wave flags by the side of the highway in Escazú, west of San José. More than 100 people showed up at…

St. Patrick’s Day celebration floods Escazú with green beer
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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St. Patrick’s Day celebration floods Escazú with green beer

The Tico Times - March 17, 2014

Thousands of revelers flocked to Escazú this weekend to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, thanks to a high-concept carnival hosted by NuShark Media. There was live music. There…

Large-scale St. Patrick’s festival invades Escazú
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Large-scale St. Patrick’s festival invades Escazú

The Tico Times - March 14, 2014

To Pablo Formal, sharing a cultural experience is even better when you’re also sharing a good beer. Last year, the co-founder of NuShark Media brought a large-scale…

For Escazú voters, free coffee at Starbucks
Business
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Business
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For Escazú voters, free coffee at Starbucks

The Tico Times - February 2, 2014

In the southwestern San José suburb of Escazú, the region has been bipolar. The morning opened up slowly on John F. Kennedy Road, the main artery through…

Where to watch the Super Bowl in Costa Rica
Global
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Global
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Where to watch the Super Bowl in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - January 31, 2014

Can Peyton Manning dominate the Seahawks' vaunted defense to win his second Super Bowl? Will ex-San José Mayor Johnny Araya hold off challengers in the presidential election?…

Archive
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Hot new rooftop restaurant open in Escazú

Ashley Harrell - July 18, 2013

When a friend told me there was a swanky restaurant opening on the top floor of the new Sheraton Hotel and Casino just off the highway in…

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