• Maker and Made Cafe : Great coffee and good conscience
    Published On: May 31, 2023

    BGC has a lot of specialty coffee places, and amongst them, some also embrace sustainability themes. This new cafe that opened in the second half of May 2023, though, is setting a new standard. It [...]

  • A visit to BGC Urban Farm
    Published On: April 24, 2022

    Located behind St Luke's Medical Center BGC, the Urban Farm grows a variety of edible greens as well as ornamental flowers. In addition, there is a stall that sells Bench clothes as well! Buying greens [...]

  • Gun fight in BGC : Balistika
    Published On: March 31, 2022

    Flying Trapeze used to be the thrill of BGC, a unique experience where adult and teenagers could get their adrenaline pumping without having to do anything illegal. After that gig disappeared (and nothing happens at [...]

  • Landers BGC vs S&R
    Published On: March 9, 2022

    [Update on April 17, 2022: Landers has recently changed its policy for parking. It requires a minimum purchase of P3,000 to get a P20 discount from parking fees. This makes joining Landers less attractive, compared [...]

  • More Grocery Options in BGC
    Published On: January 8, 2022

    At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, there were a lot of worries about getting daily necessities, most importantly, for food supplies. Nearly two years into the pandemic, the situation has much [...]

  • Eco-friendly Coffee Shops in BGC
    Published On: November 14, 2021

    30 years. That is how long it takes to decompose a plastic-lined paper coffee cup (source). It is better than styrofoam cups' decompose time of 450 years, but 30 years is still a long time. [...]

  • Trash to Cashback Program launched in BGC
    Published On: October 24, 2021

    Did you know that more than 90% of the plastics that we throw away ends up in the landfill? This is despite the sorting done by the garbage people at the trash collectors at our [...]

  • New shops in BGC Autumn 2021
    Published On: September 29, 2021

    Eighteen months into the COVID-19 pandemic, many shops have closed. But we are seeing some green shoots in the retail business. Maybe because of lowered rent, and the undying entrepreneurial spirit, or whatever reason, we [...]

  • Loket: a community building app for BGC
    Published On: September 17, 2021

    We came across this app in a social media group for BGC residents. We immediately were interested, because it was said to contain features that promote interaction between residents within a neighborhood. That sounds a [...]

  • Half Day Escapes from BGC
    Published On: June 27, 2021

    While there are still restrictions imposed under the COVID-19 pandemic, some families in BGC want to get out of BGC once a while, especially during weekends when BGC is crowded with visitors from outside.We have [...]

  • Ways to Go Green in BGC
    Published On: April 5, 2021

    This is tough for us human beings. We get scared and take action on immediate dangers, like when our life is threatened by a disease or someone. But when we are doing damages to something [...]

  • Outdoor dining in BGC
    Published On: March 26, 2021

    Due to a spike in COVID-19 cases, the authorities have banned indoor dining since March 22, 2021.Lucky are restaurants that have access to outdoor space, such as those on the ground floor of a building [...]