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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.

HALLOWEEN HIGH JINKS: Festival Internacional de Cine Fantástica

HALLOWEEN HIGH JINKS: Festival Internacional de Cine Fantástica »

21 Oct, 2017
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Fantasy. Horror. Science fiction. Black comedy. They could all be an early Halloween treat for you, thanks to the Festival Internacional de Cine Fantástica Nocturna Madrid

COCINA MADRILEÑA AT LA CLAVE: THE WAY TO MADRID’S HEART IS THROUGH THE STOMACH

COCINA MADRILEÑA AT LA CLAVE: THE WAY TO MADRID’S HEART IS THROUGH THE STOMACH »

22 Sep, 2017
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One of the infallible ways to get to know the real Madrid is through the stomach? You bet!  For example, to feast on the Cocido Madrileño (Madrid stew) is to savor the history of Madrid

THEATER: LA CALDERONA, LOVE IN ROYAL CIRCLES

THEATER: LA CALDERONA, LOVE IN ROYAL CIRCLES »

12 Sep, 2017
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Amor. Adventure. Ambition. The musical comedy, generously spiced with acid wit, delves into the life of Madrileña Maria Ines Calderon, more popularly known as La Calderona (1611– 1646), the most important actress in the Spain of the seventeenth century who became the mistress of King Felipe IV.

AMERICAN CLUB OF MADRID SEPTEMBER EVENTS

AMERICAN CLUB OF MADRID SEPTEMBER EVENTS »

7 Sep, 2017
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Join the American Club of Madrid's September events. You'll be glad you did!

MADRID: THE NEW “MULTI” TRANSPORT CARD IS HERE!

MADRID: THE NEW “MULTI” TRANSPORT CARD IS HERE! »

25 Aug, 2017
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Madrid has a new transport card (Tarjeta Transporte Publico) since July 2017. It's eco-friendly. It lasts ten years!

THE FIESTAS OF THE VIRGIN OF PALOMA: ¡UNA Y OTRA VEZ!

THE FIESTAS OF THE VIRGIN OF PALOMA: ¡UNA Y OTRA VEZ! »

9 Aug, 2017
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"The essence of Madrid is captured in the annual feast of the Virgin of la Paloma; the combination of culture, history, passion, and pride epitomizes what it means to experience coming here. Joining this celebration, I was no longer an outsider, but just another Madrileña ready to join the party"

MADRID STREET FASHION:  A Snap Mini-Survey & Some Bloggers’ Sumptuous Suggestions for Summer

MADRID STREET FASHION: A Snap Mini-Survey & Some Bloggers’ Sumptuous Suggestions for Summer »

6 Aug, 2017
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One of the main things I have noticed since working in Madrid is how well presented everyone seems to dress, whether they are going to work or not. A lot of what Madrileños wear could be described as chic bohemian. Our mini-survey tells a similar story in different words

DELICIOUS SECRETS ANYONE?

DELICIOUS SECRETS ANYONE? »

29 Jul, 2017
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Tucked in the quiet San Blas Street midway between the Reina Sofia and Prado Museums in the Barrio de Las Letras, you will be blown away once you go through the unassuming door and descend the steps into the Secretos

WELCOME BACK TO THE FARO!

WELCOME BACK TO THE FARO! »

10 Jul, 2017
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After an extended closure due to a fire, El Faro de Moncloa is now again available to the public. Those with vertigo or fear of heights will feel every one of those 92 meters. Nonetheless, the view of Madrid is worth the momentarily queasy stomach

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".