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Espresso gets NSFW treatment in Franco’s ‘carajillo’ cocktail
Drinks
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Drinks
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Espresso gets NSFW treatment in Franco’s ‘carajillo’ cocktail

Natalia Díaz - August 31, 2018

  I set out to get coffee at Franco with some friends, but the afternoon heat was so intense that all I could think of was to drink…

Off the eaten path: Coconut
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Off the eaten path: Coconut

William Ayre - August 31, 2018

In North America we like to use the phrase “Chinese food” quite broadly: it’s a general term when discussing this kind of food, or foods that we…

Off the eaten path: Ban Mee
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Off the eaten path: Ban Mee

William Ayre - August 18, 2018

You might not expect to find an authentic Vietnamese restaurant tucked away on Calle 38 in Paseo Colon, near the heart of San Jose. But there it…

Urban flocks (Part 2): 5 more common birds of San José
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Urban flocks (Part 2): 5 more common birds of San José

Robin Kazmier - July 17, 2018

See Part 1 of this series: Urban flocks (Part 1): 5 common birds of San José We continue this month with a look at five more birds that are…

Peace vigils for Nicaragua continue in Costa Rica
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Peace vigils for Nicaragua continue in Costa Rica

AFP - April 30, 2018

Nicaraguan residents of Costa Rica, Costa Ricans of Nicaraguan descent, and others concerned about recent events in Managua and beyond have continued to show their support through…

PHOTOS: The final days of Costa Rica’s International Arts Festival
Events
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Events
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PHOTOS: The final days of Costa Rica’s International Arts Festival

Elizabeth Lang - April 16, 2018

For the past 10 days, San José played host once more to the International Arts Festival (FIA), which brought a varied selection of dance, theater and musical…

After vibrant first weekend, International Arts Fest continues through April 15
Events
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Events
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After vibrant first weekend, International Arts Fest continues through April 15

The Tico Times - April 8, 2018

The 2018 edition of the International Arts Festival (FIA) kicked off on Friday with national and international artists, particularly visitors from this year's highlighted country, Colombia. Throughout…

PHOTOS: Transitarte brings art, music to sunny San José streets
Events
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Events
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PHOTOS: Transitarte brings art, music to sunny San José streets

Katherine Stanley - March 19, 2018

This year's Transitarte festival brought josefinos to the parks and streets of the east-central section of Costa Rica's capital city for activities ranging from shopping, open-air concerts…

PHOTOS: International Women’s Day March in San José, Costa Rica
women's rights
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women's rights
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PHOTOS: International Women’s Day March in San José, Costa Rica

The Tico Times - March 9, 2018

On March 8, women around the globe commemorated the fight to achieve the freedom and liberties many now enjoy and the ongoing challenges facing women. The celebration…

Urban flocks (Part 1): 5 common birds of San José
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Urban flocks (Part 1): 5 common birds of San José

Robin Kazmier - January 8, 2018

Despite the best efforts of many a telescope-wielding nature guide, I fell in love with birds while sitting at my desk in San José, editing a field…

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