VanityBA: Buenos Aires Fashion Week 2012 Showcases Fall/Winter Collections

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Buenos Aires Fashion Week, the city’s most important fashion event kicks off today through Friday at La Rural in Palermo. A preview event was held last night with the Vitamina collection at Paseo Alcorta, but the main event begins today with 8 collections including Varanasi, Evangelina Bomparola, Vicki Otero and Wanama. BAFWeek official Kika Tarelli says this year’s edition features …

Buenos Aires Tech District Welcomes 100th Company, Property Values Rising

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The Buenos Aires neighborhood of Parque Patricios is quickly becoming a hip haven for tech companies, young professionals and small service-oriented businesses hoping to cater to the new incoming wave of tech talent. At the core of the barrio, the City of Buenos Aires Technology District is the magnet which is attracting the talent and simultaneously revitalizing the neighborhood. Clarin’s …

City of Buenos Aires Real Estate Transactions Top US$640 Million

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A new report from the Buenos Aires Notary College shows 6,134 real estate deals closed in the City of Buenos Aires last November, the most recent month for which data is available, which marks a 1.3% increase over November 2010. The 6,134 deals had a combined value of US$640.9 million (ARS 2.762 billion) or an average price per transaction of …

The Emirates Have Landed: Dubai Just Got A Little Closer to Buenos Aires

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The strengthening ties between Argentina and the Middle East just got a little stronger this week, thanks to new daily service between Dubai and Buenos Aires aboard Emirates, the flagship carrier of Dubai in the UAE. The first Emirates flight to Argentina landed Tuesday night in Buenos Aires, and an Argentine pilot was at the controls of the ultra-modern Boeing …

With Wendy’s Return, Argentina’s Burger Wars Are Heating Up

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The ongoing battle for burger-lovin’ hearts and minds heats up tomorrow in Argentina with the official return of Wendy’s to Buenos Aires. Ohio-based Wendy’s originally bought 11 Buenos Aires restaurants in the 1990’s for $13.2 million and grew the chain to 18 company-owned restaurants before pulling out of Argentina altogether in 2000. Now, twelve years later, the smiling redhead with pigtails …