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MADRID CELEBRATES THE FEAST OF THE VIRGIN OF ALMUDENA ON A LOVELY AUTUMN DAY

MADRID CELEBRATES THE FEAST OF THE VIRGIN OF ALMUDENA ON A LOVELY AUTUMN DAY »

10 Nov, 2021
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On 9 November the Madrileños celebrated the Feast of Our Lady of the Almudena, their patron saint. It was a lovely day, cool, crisp, and sunny. Typical of Madrid in the early Fall. The air was fittingly festive. The weather couldn’t be better; you’d think the Mother of Jesus Christ had asked it of her Son. There were the traditional procession, the High Mass, people joining in the festivities. They feasted on the "Crown of Almudena".

THE AMERICAN CLUB OF MADRID NOVEMBER 2021 NEWSLETTER

THE AMERICAN CLUB OF MADRID NOVEMBER 2021 NEWSLETTER »

3 Nov, 2021
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EXCERPTS: U.S. & SPAIN special dates in November <> ACM Thanksgiving feast <> Tax Amnesty & Stimulus Checks <> Requirements: Air Travel to the U.S. <> Roast Turkey <> ACM Corporate Members

IN SPAIN, ALL SAINTS DAY IS WHAT TO THE NATIVES WHAT HALLOWEEN IS TO THE AMERICANS

IN SPAIN, ALL SAINTS DAY IS WHAT TO THE NATIVES WHAT HALLOWEEN IS TO THE AMERICANS »

25 Oct, 2021
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The three-day festival of All Saints and Souls Days honor the dearly departed by visiting them in their final resting places. And as such it has nothing to do with trick or treat. Because of Spaniards flocking to the cemeteries, local governments offer extra bus services. In Madrid, the municipal government has acted in character. See the extra bus services here.

THE ACM 0CT0BER 2021 NEWSLETTER

THE ACM 0CT0BER 2021 NEWSLETTER »

4 Oct, 2021
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See what's on at the American Club of Madrid. Check out ACM'S October 2021 Newsletter!

LA CASA DEL ABUELO: SOME OF THE BEST SHRIMP IN TOWN!

LA CASA DEL ABUELO: SOME OF THE BEST SHRIMP IN TOWN! »

26 Sep, 2021
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When “El Abuelo" had to reinvent itself, it decided to serve wine with a prawn tapa. We wondered if that wouldn't be too expensive. But Daniel Waldenburg explained: “My grandfather waited until the end of the day to go to the Legazpi market when he could buy the leftover prawns at a very good price. He did well by selling the grilled prawns and the sweet wine for 1.60 pesetas.” And that is how the news spread that the best prawns in Madrid were found on the Calle Victoria 6

INSTANTES DE ARENA/INSTANTS DE SABLE Book launching. You’re invited!

INSTANTES DE ARENA/INSTANTS DE SABLE Book launching. You’re invited! »

17 Sep, 2021
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INSTANTES is about "gestos y palabras de una tarde de toros (gestures and words in an afternoon at the bullring)". Venue: Ruedo de la Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas, Madrid. 18 September 2021, 12:00 Noon. Accomplished photographer, foremost authority on tauromaquia and GUIDEPOST's longtime writer MURIEL FEINER illustrates the book with Anthony Moore

THE AMERICAN CLUB OF MADRID NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 2021

THE AMERICAN CLUB OF MADRID NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 2021 »

13 Sep, 2021
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ACM Newsletter for the month of September 2021: Excerpts

CASA ALBERTO, FINE DINING IN THE  HOME OF FABULOUS AMBIENCE

CASA ALBERTO, FINE DINING IN THE HOME OF FABULOUS AMBIENCE »

5 Sep, 2021
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At Casa Alberto you enjoy not only its good cuisine but also its unique atmosphere When Alfonso Delgado took over Casa Alberto in 1993, he decided to paint the front door red, the typical color of 19th-century establishments. Alberto explains: “I wanted to return it to its former splendor, by preserving its traditional essence, while adding a touch of new life.”

FREE BUS RIDES DURING THE RUSH HOURS!

FREE BUS RIDES DURING THE RUSH HOURS! »

2 Sep, 2021
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All for the sake of sustainable mobility!

DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION ESPAÑA: PATRIOT DAY, 11 SEPTEMBER

DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION ESPAÑA: PATRIOT DAY, 11 SEPTEMBER »

29 Aug, 2021
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"Patriot Day - September 11th - is approaching. Let´s get together at 11:00 am to place flowers on the existing marker at Parque Juan Carlos I, at the site where the American Embassy planted 10 red oaks brought from the US on the 10th anniversary of the attack on the Twin Towers, and share a prayer together in remembrance"