Tag Archives: Casco Viejo Lifestyle

Eclipse Fever!

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Yesterday was supposed to be the eclipse of the century. Obviously, being in Panama, not exactly a full eclipse. But people did get eclipse fever! The day was simply gorgeous, the light was golden and people were happily walking from here to there doing silly things!  For example, just stepping out of Arco, we found this trying to prevent illegal parking: But then we thought a better job was bike riding: But he said he always wanted to drive a truck. Good think we found one his size!   he was so happy!  but after … Continue reading

Casa Bruja opens at Las Clementinas, Casco Viejo

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Casa Bruja,  Panama´s best known artisanal beer has opened a gastropub in Casco Viejo at Las Clementinas.  With full freedom to experiment and pair all the new flavors with food, the result is an amazing experience that you can keep coming back to. Last night, I started with – obviously- the beer named after the building: Clementinas. Simply awesome.  Go check it out!

The Strangers Club, Casco Viejo

Panama Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo The Strangers Club: I´ve been told is a very old name, but this is Casco´s newest bar and it has raised the bar in every single sense. Run professionally, everything about it is excellent: the interior design, menu and drinks.  Owned by a group of six bartenders from Employees Only in New York, this is located at Casco´s only traffic light corner, our very own version of the five stars, next to Hotel La Concordia. Check it out! Article on the story of the group that decided to open the place here in Panama. Published … Continue reading

Papaya Planet Bookstore Café, Casco Viejo

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo On B Avenue and 10th Street, next to Jerónimo and a few meters away from Las Clementinas, Casco´s first Bookstore Café is about to open on Friday. We got an early sneak peek and it was all eye candy.  The menu we tried was simply fenomenal, and they have an upper floor open for small events, from literary cafes to birthday celebrations. Some pics from yesterday! looking forward to Friday! For more info,  Paola is the manager: 6677-2404

Sacred music and organ music at Casco´s churches

Panamá Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Three concerts in Casco for july! July 6th  7 p.m. , San José church . Zarzuela, sacred music and opera. July 11th 7:30 p.m. Iglesia La Merced: organ music July 19th, 7:30 p.m. : Organo and Oboe en Iglesia de La Merced

New Hotel in Casco! Welcome La Concordia

Panama Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo I love how Casco continues to transform properties that just a few years ago were considered “outside” of the “area”.  Casco continues to evolve, and now it is the turn for our version of the Five Points, meaning the five corners where Central and 11th street meet.  At this time, four out of five corners are active or will be activated in the next few months. This weekend, La Concordia, the most beautiful one opened. We went to celebrate Father´s day and to take a look! here are some photos. Contact info: eva@la concordiapanama.com  Phone: … Continue reading

Pre -School in Casco Viejo, Ages 2 to 5

Panama Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Casco Playgroup and Tangerine Pre School would like to invite all young families in Casco to know their services and join their pre school in Casco Viejo. They have currently 7 openings for children ages 2 to 5. The school is licensed and is located at Plaza Herrera, by Banistmo. The teacher is Keren Levanon, from Israel, who currently runs a full school in Bocas del Toro called Tangerine.  What a milestone for Casco! To know more and/or contact Keren Levanon: cellphone 6444 7452  or email tangerinecasco@gmail.com

Each book a story: Arco´s Books

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo At Arco, we love books. The minute you get into our office, you´ll see them all around. Some people use books as conversation pieces, or as part of the decor. For us, it is far more, as each one has a story behind and a reason on why they are there. Many of them were written and produced by friends who live or lived in Casco, or are truly important references for Panama´s or Casco´s history and culture. To feature them all would be too long, but here are some of our favorites: The Casco … Continue reading

Casco Yoga Challenge: 14 days

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Strength and balance, push your limits for 14 days. Check out Casco Yoga´s upcoming Yoga Challenge, starting June 1st! Click HERE for their Facebook Page and Tickets All levels welcome! From complete beginners to students with a long standing practice. – The dates are 1-14 June 2017. – Intention of taking 14 classes at Casco Yoga for $ 60! – Share your experience from on & off the mat practice with #cascoyogachallenge. – Check our website/link on this event for the current schedule! – Get a 10 % discount off your next package* at Casco … Continue reading

Events May 2017 Casco Viejo

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Casa del Soldado, the cultural space by the Spanish Embassy, is having really interesting workshops and events this month. Really cool stuff for children! from theatre to creative, here it is: Full info in this link: http://ccecasadelsoldado.org/ May 6th: Secret ladders. by Fundación Espacio Creativo May 3rd to June 4th: Trampolín, creative workshop for young artists. May 13th to August 12th: Platero y Yo, a creative workshop for children from 8 to 13th.