Monthly Archives October 2013

Liquor Ban to be Observed on October 27, 28

Liquor Ban observed for the October 28 Barangay Elections

The Comelec reminded the public on Friday, Ocotber 25, that there will be a liquor ban to be imposed starting October 27, in preparation for the October 28 Barangay Elections.

“Starting 12:01 of October 27 until midnight of October 28, an election liquor ban will be implemented nationwide except in the Province of Bohol and in Zamboanga City,” COMELEC Spokesperson James Jimenez said.

Even on Twitter, netizens were given due reminder b...

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Makati After Dark: Run & Survive Hallowfest Halloween’s Biggest Street Festival


While Makati is known to many of us as a business district, bustling with busy professionals round the clock, a question we never bothered to ask until now comes to mind: What really happens in Makati after dark? The answer might leave you horrified.

On October 31, Halloween night, hordes of the undead will rise and party with the living as J.R. Usi Presents– MAKATI AFTER DARK: RUN & SURVIVE HALLOWFEST– the grandest and most exciting Halloween party of the year.

With 3,000 zombies in a “...

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Papa John’s Monster Match on October 26, 2013


Papa John’s Monster Match

Do you have the appetite to take on this monster match? Join Papa John’s Monster Match on October 26, 2013, Saturday, at Papa John’s Pizza, Greenbelt 3.

Here are the full mechanics:

1. Assemble your own team of three (3) members, & pay the pre-registration fee of P100 per member at Papa John’s Greenbelt.

2. All pre-registered teams will have to come to the event on Oct...

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Mystery Solved! Sherlock Season 3 Premiere Date Set

Who’s coming back on TV early 2014?

After two years of fans speculating on the date of its return, it has finally been revealed: The US Premiere of Sherlock’s third season will be on January 19, 2014 at 10 PM, back-to-back with another Brit series, “Masterpiece.” Sherlock Holmes, played by Benedict Cumberbatch and his partner in crime-solving, Dr. John Watson, played by Martin Freeman, returns to US television early next year, as revealed by an exclusive scoop of Entertainment Weekly.


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Free Coffee, Music Performances, and Prizes at 2nd Avenue Break

2nd Avenue Break

We all need a break from the daily stresses in life. That’s why 2nd Avenue, in partnership with PSBank and Revlon, brings you 2nd Avenue Break, luring you away from your desk and at the same time, giving you the chance to win prizes. The event will run from October 21-24, 2013 at the Atrium of Venice Piazza, McKinley Hill. There are easy tasks to be done and fun prizes to be won.

Here’s what’s in store in the 2nd Avenue Break:

Activity 1: Oct 21-24: Free coffee and tea...

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Blogapalooza to Bring Business and Bloggers Together on November 16

Blogapalooza 2013

The biggest Business-to-Blogger invite-only networking event is back! I’m excited to let you guys know that will be participating in Blogapalooza 2013. It will be an amazing event, considering that so many businesses are looking forward to show off their stuff to more than a hundred influential bloggers! And I am excited as well to show you guys the awesome that will unfold.

If you are a business, this is your chance to present your product to so many bloggers...

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iPhone Games Review: Egg Baby and Subway Surfers

I recently went to a get-together with some friends, and it’s their fault I got hooked to these two games! Seriously, I was just looking for something to pass time while waiting for the others to arrive, but after downloading and playing them, I can’t stop playing it. Grr.

Subway Surfers

Subway Surfers

5/5. This reminds me of Temple Run, minus the phone tilting and turning. You have to swipe to get to your direction of choice...

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Fit Mom Stirs Facebook Rage with “Fat-Shaming” Comment

Today, I’ll be blogging about Fitness Blogger and mom of three kids, Fil-Malaysian Maria Kang, who was accused by “jealous fatties” on Facebook of fat-shaming with her profile picture. Before you view the photo, here’s a little background on Kang. A freelance writer, freelance blogger, and a director of non-profit fitness organization, Kang reveals she has always been passionate about health and fitness...

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Something’s Cooking at iACADEMY School of Continuing Education

Coming Soon on 11.12.13

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Gardenia’s Happy Bread Day + “The Next Big Sandwich Hit” Competition

gardenia bread

Gardenia’s The Next Big Sandwich Hit

Exciting discoveries await foodies with Gardenia’s latest contest, “The Next Big Sandwich Hit”. The contest aims to bring out culinary geniuses from 10 universities, as they bring together 50 students to come up with unique and never-seen-before sandwiches that will capture the market’s taste.

Five teams from the ten competing schools are chosen from a ten-minute video audition and will allow them to advance to the qualifying round...

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