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City Living – May 21, 2016

Dearth of parking killing Chapalita

Trying to find a parking space in Colonia Chapalita is no fun to say the least. Some 100 businesses in the area have had to take out their parking spots and add greenery in their place in order to get their business licenses renewed this year. Clients tired of getting ticketed or not trusting valet parking are giving wide berth to the area and the small businesses are suffering as a result.  


City Living - April 8, 2016

The effects of caffeine found in drinks widely consumed by adolescents was one of the many themes presented by students at the American School of Guadalajara’s annual Science Fair.

City Living - April 15, 2016

Artisans take over city center

As in years past, artisans from all over Jalisco travel to Guadalajara to participate in the annual Feria de la Artesanía over the two-week Easter holiday. This year’s fair has attracted 300 craftsmen and women from 80 municipalities in the state.  Among the stunning creations on view and for sale are blown glass, equipal furniture, ceramics, huarache shoes, textiles, chess sets, brass items, candies, liquor and much more.  The fair is open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the Plaza de Liberation (in front of the Degollado Theater) daily through Sunday, April 3. Free admission.

City Living - March 19, 2016

Live from the Met

Live HD transmissions continue from the Metropolitan Opera House in New York. Richard Eyre’s new production of Puccini’s “Manon Lescaut” stars Kristine Opolais in the title role and Roberto Alagna as des Grieux.

City Living - March 5, 2016

Award for Book Fair president 

In the presence of U.S. Consul General Tayna Anderson, the Instituto Cultural Mexico Norteamericano (ICMN) presented their Educational and culture Merit Medal to  Raul Padilla, the long-serving president of Guadalajara’s International Book Fair and International Film Festival. “(Padilla’s) work has allowed the Universidad de Guadalajara to assume a leadership role, not only in Mexico but internationally.” A former rector of the university, Padilla still wields significant influence in other areas of the public university, the second largest in Mexico.  Receiving the award, he said he was “proud” to have contribute toward “shared values, diversity, disposition for change, mutual understanding and artistic creativity.”

City Living - February 13, 2016

Guadalajara’s cumpleaños

Guadalajara celebrates its 474th birthday on Sunday, February 14 and has lined up plenty of fun events to mark the date.