ON THE TOWN

Restaurants and bars, movies, theater, dance, sports arenas, even the home… Keep abreast of what’s going on where, and how you can have the greatest fun.

AN OLD LEGEND GROWS NEW WINGS: DOUBLE CHEERS FOR RETRO-FLYING!

When flammable passion combines with fabulous corporate funds, it lights a fire under a venerable if obsolescent aircraft and sends it flying back to the skies

STATESIDE STORIES: Labor Day Weekend in the USA

The puente of which to be PROUD!

ENTERTAINING: Hot Pre-Fall Special!

Classic Corner Drugstore Chocolate Milkshake - Gelatin Pinwheels - Grilled Brie Cheese Panini Sandwich - Sharpie Faux Tie-Dye T-Shirts

THE MAGIC OF MEDIEVAL TIMES

Knight in shining armor, minstrels singing of love and heroism, food from medieval stalls, fiery prince storming a castle where his lovely princess is held prisoner. . . They're waiting for you in Avila!

THE WYETHS YOU KNEW IN MADRID

The Wyeths, Andrew and Jamie, father and son, iconic US painters, made an unforgettable appearance in Madrid's Thyssen Museum. Your turn to meet them!

MERRY CHRISTMAS, EVERYONE, BUT DON’T FORGET TO VOTE!

The law is the law and Christmas Day election is what the Spaniards are going to get , unless . . .

SPAIN IN OUR HEARTS, A Book Review

"One of the most poignant descriptions in the book is the farewell to the International Brigades as their battle is coming to a close. As they marched down the Diagonal in Barcelona 300,000 Spaniards wept, cheered, waved and threw flowers, confetti, and notes of thanks"

WHERE IS DIANA QUER?

This could possibly be a "dead or alive" situation. It is to be hoped, though, that Diana has simply run away from home, a possibility that could not be ruled out even at this late date

SPANISH SWIMMER STRIKES GOLD IN RIO!

She's done Spain proud!

OLYMPICS 2016: POWER TO THE SPANISH TEAM!

¡Suerte!

MADNESS ISN’T AN OPTION IN SPANISH POLITICS BUT NOBODY IS ACTING TO PREVENT IT

Who will ever be the president of the Spanish central government? Will there or there not be a new snap election?

SPAIN’S BEWILDERING POLITICAL PANORAMA

Will there be a third election following the first two that failed to produce a government?

HEATWAVE ROASTS SUNNY SPAIN

The Spanish weather bureau AEMET is warning 38 provinces of severe heat exceeding 40°C. But we're taking shelter in Green Spain

THE GOLDEN AGE OF SPANISH FOOTBALL CLUBS

"Spain’s club dominance, along with its national team dominance from 2008 until 2012, highlights a remarkable era of Spanish supremacy in football. And despite woes plaguing the Spanish national team, Spain will continue to remain atop the club football pyramid for the foreseeable future"

GARBIÑE MUGURUZA: The Inglorious Nosedive on the Lawn

"Women’s tennis is craving for the next big thing and many hoped Muguruza was "it". But at Wimbledonthe world number 124 Jana Cepelova eased past Muguruza as if she were not there"

MAGIC MADRID

Any and everything about the fascinating capital city of Spain — and the Autonomous Community of Madrid — from its rich history through its vibrant present to what the future holds, recounted from every angle imaginable.
This category, however, goes beyond Madrid; it embraces stories of what occurred, are occurring, and will probably occur in the Spanish nation whose capital is Madrid.