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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.

BRUNCH (AND MORE) IN THE PARK

BRUNCH (AND MORE) IN THE PARK »

13 Jun, 2017
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Summer is here! At least in Madrid. And where best to party on Sunday? Why, in the park, of course. Parque Tierno Galvan, for example. For "brunch".

THE OTHER MADRID: FIVE MUSEUMS, A TWO-PART SERIES  (PART 1)

THE OTHER MADRID: FIVE MUSEUMS, A TWO-PART SERIES (PART 1) »

2 Jun, 2017
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Spain's Ministry of Education, Culture, and Sport is now promoting five "intimate" museums to present another cultural side to the city. Each one is unique and brings its own perspective to Spanish art and culture. You simply can't afford to give them a miss!

THE OTHER MADRID: FIVE MUSEUMS, A TWO-PART SERIES (Part 2)

THE OTHER MADRID: FIVE MUSEUMS, A TWO-PART SERIES (Part 2) »

1 Jun, 2017
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 At the Lazaro Galdiano Museum

MUSEO DEL ROMANTICISMO & MUSEO LAZARO GALDIANO

By Marta Lasota Photos  courtesy of the museums 

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “THE PRADO NO ONE SEES”

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “THE PRADO NO ONE SEES” »

28 May, 2017
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Reprint of a very revealing article. It paints a perfect picture of the world-famous Prado Museum 52 years ago. Equally important: it offers an insightful glimpse of the key people who ran the museum. Guidepost was a very young 7-year-old then!

NO PLACE LIKE A CHOCOLATERÍA

NO PLACE LIKE A CHOCOLATERÍA »

29 Apr, 2017
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If you’re looking for a famously local Spanish treat to satisfy your sweet tooth, you should look no further than your nearest chocolatería!

FOUR CURES FOR THE HOLY WEEK HANGOVER

FOUR CURES FOR THE HOLY WEEK HANGOVER »

17 Apr, 2017
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Detox!

IT’S SPRING, YOU’VE GOT TO BE IN MADRID!

IT’S SPRING, YOU’VE GOT TO BE IN MADRID! »

12 Apr, 2017
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There's no place like Madrid and time like Spring to -- among many others -- fall in love.

ALMONEDA 2017,  YOUR DATE WITH AFFORDABLE ANTIQUES & DELIGHTFUL VINTAGE COLLECTIBLES

ALMONEDA 2017, YOUR DATE WITH AFFORDABLE ANTIQUES & DELIGHTFUL VINTAGE COLLECTIBLES »

24 Mar, 2017
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25,000 genuine items of at least 50-year antiquity. Singular sojourn into the distant and recent past.

VENTURI, FROM GARAGE IN MADRID TO GIG IN MAASTRICHT

VENTURI, FROM GARAGE IN MADRID TO GIG IN MAASTRICHT »

9 Mar, 2017
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Think about this: Madrid natives Lucas Olazabal Arocena, Daniel Duran and Jonas Batuecas Fuejo had no idea about how to play musical instruments, at least not the ones they now must play. But here they are, making their mark – and how! – on the local music scene, turning their dreams into reality.

AMERICAN CLUB GREAT EVENTS IN MARCH!

AMERICAN CLUB GREAT EVENTS IN MARCH! »

7 Mar, 2017
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Every month seems to get busier with our club events. Why, you ask. Because we have an amazing board of directors who don’t stop! Mark your calendars to join us for any or ALL of our upcoming events this month . . .