101 Things to Do and Enjoy in Bacolod. #101 is the Best and Totally Free!

things to do in bacolod

What are the things to do in Bacolod? First time visitors would often ask. However, most visitors go to Bacolod City only during MassKara Festival because that is what the city is famous for especially for first-time visitors. Most people do not know what to do, where to go and what to eat when they visit […]

Megaworld to invest P35B for two townships in Bacolod

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Megaworld, the country’s leading developer of integrated urban townships and the biggest office developer and landlord, is investing P35-billion in the next 10 years to build two townships in Negros Occidental. The first township, to be called THE UPPER EAST, is located on a 34-hectare property that used to be the Bacolod-Murcia Milling Company (BMMC) […]

2015 DOST Scholarship Qualifiers

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Qualifiers to the Department of Science and Technology – Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) Scholarship Program reached an all-time high as 5,303 high school students clinch a slot in the country’s premier science scholarship program. The 2015 DOST scholarship qualifiers breached the 3,982 mark of last year’s passers, up by 33 percent, a record for the […]

Ayala Capitol Central Will Finally Start Construction

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Ayala Capitol Central will finally start construction with the groundbreaking held yesterday. Everybody’s already excited with the P6 Billion development project since this will be mean an estimated 5,000 jobs for the Negrenses. The mixed used development will cover 9 hectares, 4.04 hectares of which has been leased from the Negros Occidental provincial government. To […]

Let’s Help Baby Alex

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A friend of mine posted a call for help for Baby Alex on my timeline and I couldn’t just ignore it and do nothing.  I don’t know her parents personally but I’m also a parent so I could just imagine what they are going through right now especially this little girl. You see, Lexine Brielle […]

2015 BacoLaodiat Festival

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Bacolod City celebrates the Chinese New Year with the 2015 Bacolaodiat Festival which is now on its 10th year. Bacolaodiat was coined from “Bacolod” and “Lao Diat” from the Fookien word for celebration. Bacolaodiat Festival 2015 will welcome the Year of the Goat with the theme, “A Decade of Celebration. A Lifetime of Harmony.” Celebrating […]

No Parking Along Lacson and Araneta Steets

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Starting January 15, 2015 the No Parking Rule will be implemented along Lacson and Araneta Streets which will take effect from 7:00AM to 6:00PM along the following streets: LACSON: From Bangga Pepsi to Magsaysay Road (Bacolod City Police Office) ARANETA-Gonzaga Street fronting the Bacolod Public Plaza to Murcia-Alijis Road (Goodyear) The city government created ‘Task […]

Binalaybay Viral Video

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A colleague shared the viral video of Colegio San Agustin-Bacolod (CSAB) education student Marifel Chavez performing her Binalaybay piece. At first I thought she was from the University of San Agustin-Iloilo (my Alma Mater) because of the stage background. But then I heard her mention the Lagoon in her Binalaybay and so I’m sure she’s […]

Owa’s Balay Pangahan in Silay City

grilled tuna panga

Do you eat tuna panga (jaw)? I do. Actually, I love eating not just tuna panga but any fish head. I devour the flesh, cartilage and even the eye sockets. So when we were invited for lunch at Owa’s Balay Pangahan in Silay City, I couldn’t say no especially since Realtor Eli Gatanela mentioned that […]

Negros Farmers Weekend Market: A Good Weekend Habit for the Family

Owa Tak's Garden Salad

Saturday is a special day for the regulars at the Negros Farmers Weekend Market. It is an exciting gathering of sellers of fresh produce, processed food, homemade delicacies, Filipino and international cuisines, plants, handicrafts among so many wonderful items. The weekend market opened more than a year ago at Magsaysay Street across DC Cruz and […]

Skydiving in the Philippines: Experience the Thrill of a Lifetime in Bantayan Island this 2015

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Is skydiving in your bucket list? Then you will be happy to know that you don’t need to go abroad to conquer your fear because you can now skydive in the Philippines. Tandem Skydiving through Skydive Greater Cebu started last year and this 2015 you can experience the thrill of a lifetime in scenic Bantayan […]