The show must go on for KZ Tandingan

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 08/19/2018

NO BAND, NO GLAM TEAM EVEN celebrated Filipino singer/performer Kristine Zhenie “KZ” Tandingan’s Cebu concert was not spared from the flight cancellations due to a runway closure at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). Tandingan revealed after…

THE LOST BOOKSTORES OF DOWNTOWN CEBU

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 08/08/2018

PART 3 JANE’S WALK THE CONCLUSION article of this three-part series delves into three stories: a family who used to operate a bookstore on P. Del Rosario St.; a bookstore that was inspired by Paris Shakespeare and…

THE LOST BOOKSTORES OF DOWNTOWN CEBU

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 07/25/2018

  There was a time in the past when downtown Cebu was a destination for bibliophiles and bookworms. The bookstores did not boost of air-conditioned spaces or nooks that sold macchiato or cappuccino. They were plain and…

ALL THE BEST FEELINGS

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 07/20/2018

THE SEDA EXPERIENCE It was Spanish night at the Straight Up Roof Deck Bar of Seda BGC (Bonifacio Global City) in Taguig City and the all-female delegation from Cebu was enthralled by the charm of Mr. AndreaMastellone,…

FEEL IT, LOVE IT, LEARN IT with KIDDO Club

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 07/18/2018

MY CHILDREN and I have a Thursday routine that involves a visit to the public library, play time at the Havaianas Playground, and an ice cream treat at the Butterbean kiosk inside Ayala Center Cebu. It was…

SM Cinema surprises families with ‘Kids Watch for Free’

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 06/22/2018

SURPRISE is SM Cinema’s middle name as it continues to provide families with reasons to enjoy movies on the big screen. Just recently, social media went abuzz with the announcement of its family-oriented program, Kids Watch For…

Samboan to upgrade roads, homestay options for tourists

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 06/17/2018

Capitalizing on the influx of tourists in Cebu, the southern town of Samboan is working on upgrading their road networks and training personnel to keep up with international standards. Vice Mayor Emerito Calderon Jr. said they hope…

Apl.de.ap to focus on BEP world tour this year

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 06/14/2018

FILIPINO American singer/rapper and record producer Allan Pineda Lindo, more popularly known as apl.de.ap, announced on Tuesday that he will focus on Black Eyed Peas’ releases and world tour this year. He revealed this news in a…

Mothers for mothers

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 05/25/2018

The weekly Toddler Storytime sessions at the Children’s Corner of the Cebu City Public Library is a perfect venue to meet other mothers in Cebu. In the last three sessions for the months of April and May,…

Flores De Mayo

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 05/18/2018

As a child growing up in Barangay Calawisan in Lapu-Lapu City, I remember spending the summer days playing hide-and-seek, Chinese garter and bato-lata. The Sumalinog family in this part of Opon is a huge clan that my…

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