Monthly Archives: March 2011

Loved This Video of Casco Viejo`s MACRO

Casco Viejo, Art, Casco Antiguo Lifestyle at Panama`s Historic City I just loved this art video that was shown during MACRO`s last edition in Casco Viejo.  Like a fantasyland over the National Theatre, but without actually touching it!  Don´t miss tonight Art Block. The “headquarters” will be in Plaza Herrera!  

Art Block Casco Viejo Goes Green

Lifestyle at Panama`s Historic City Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Art Block is an art event that is held at Casco Viejo (Panama) the last Thursday of every month (only through Panamanian Summer).  For a night, several businesses organize street parties and art related events. Tomorrow is March`s Art Block and this time they`ll go green…  Enjoy!

Panama Carnival Show at Casco Viejo

Casco Viejo Panama Casco Antiguo Real Estate and Lifestyle at Panama`s Historic City   Long line on Saturday outside Las Bovedas gallery in Casco Viejo. Long line on Sunday!  Finally took a peek at the window and saw this small world of fantasy glowing from inside.   The three historic vaults were filled with carnival dresses, an exhibition put together by the Institute of Culture and the two most famous carnival queens in Panama: Las Tablas Calle Arriba and Calle Abajo. Little girls with faces in awe, people taking photos everywhere. Carnival is by far one of the most enjoyed holidays … Continue reading

Balcony Life at Casco Viejo, Panama

Casco Viejo Lifestyle and Real Estate Panama City, Panama Balconies in Casco Viejo are a way of life, I would say even better than roof terraces, because they often open directly to the living room and bedrooms.  Sometimes, small niches like the space in between the stairs that take you to the roof terrace become some sort of urban oasis.  Many have stated that we should start a balcony contest, what do you think?

Casco Viejo`s Traffic

Panama Casco Viejo Casco Antiguo Panama Historic Property For Sale, For Rent   Yesterday afternoon I walked by the parking lot of Teatro Nacional at Casco Viejo (Panama)  and couldn´t believe the traffic.  These guys here were running into each other, happily crashing for no reason at all. Insane! People gathered around them pointing fingers.  I mean, I thought they were going to get out of their cars and either punch each other on the nose or cry for their moms.  But fortunately the voice of reason prevailed and friends came to the rescue. At the end it was all … Continue reading

A Gym in Casco Viejo!!!

Casco Viejo, Panama, San Felipe Casco Antiguo, Panama For Sale, For Rent Casco Viejo   A gym is coming to Casco Viejo! I really can´t wait. With so many delicious restaurants and ice cream shops we REALLY need this! And of course, not just any gym… Welcome to “Top Level Gym” . Check out their facebook page HERE.  They do martial arts, yoga and cross fit training.  This is not your classic “air conditioning, lets look cute for others -sweating out of the question” kind of gym. Here, you`ll train hard, sweat like hell and see results. After being all … Continue reading

MACRO Casco Viejo Photos

Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo, Panama Real Estate For Sale For Rent at Casco Viejo   It is always fun to see a high concentration of good looking people anywhere. And if it happens in Plaza Catedral, right here in Casco Viejo, even better!  Panama`s young fashionistas gathered at MACRO to enjoy the latest emerging designs and have fun.  The event had also an artistic side, with art installations throughout Casco, movie showings and even a graffitti workshop.  But it was hard to take the eyes off from the core of the event! even the cops were distracted, getting photos of … Continue reading

Big Weekend Coming Up in Casco Viejo

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Historic Real Estate For Sale, For Rent MACRO has already taken over Plaza Catedral, preparing for the big fashion weekend.  Art installations are everywhere and businesses around are getting geared up for the party. Here is an event tomorrow at Relic, Luna`s Castle hidden bar under Casco Viejo`s stone city wall.

Casco Viejo Pharmacy Opens Today! Welcome El Boticario

Casco Viejo, Panama, Casco Antiguo Real Estate For Sale, For Rent at Panama`s Historic District For a month, the commercial space at the corner of 4th and A Avenue in Casco Viejo had been under construction. Casco`s first fully suplied pharmacy was about to open.  Yesterday, I couldn´t take it anymore and plastered my face against the glass and asked: when????.  Ana Cristina, the owner, smiled while opening the door: “Tomorrow, we are still working, but tomorrow”. Pharmacies in Panama are a bizarre mix between a department store and a drugstore. Some go as far as selling home decoration and … Continue reading

MACRO Fest Event Schedule in Casco Viejo, Panama

Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo, Panama Real Estate and Lifestyle at Panama`s Historic City Yesterday was the inauguration of MACRO Fest 2011 in Casco Viejo.  A week full with art exhibitions and a fashion weekend coming up! What to do and where to go? Here is the schedule! But first: the  Casco Viejo MAP Please note that on Saturday, they`ll turn Casco into a fully pedestrian area starting at 5 p.m. But you can access with your car until 4 p.m. and park comfortably at several spots that will be joined by a fun golf cart. There are spots at Las … Continue reading