Revitalization Project Will Extend Puerto Madero Toward La Boca

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, ba government, buenos aires events, creative class, lifestyle, real estate, tourism

The City of Buenos Aires is planning to extend Puerto Madero’s wave of waterfront renewal further south to an area of the city long neglected ever since the construction of the elevated highway to La Plata. That highway, like the General Paz beltway, has isolated southern neighborhoods like Barracas, La Boca and San Telmo from the waterfront and created several …

What Will The City of Buenos Aires Look Like In 2030?

Patrick Archer ba government, buenos aires events, creative class, lifestyle, real estate, visionaries

That’s the question architects and urban planners are asking now in an effort to avoid some of BA’s urban utopia missteps of the past half century. Or at least, viewed through a more optimistic prism, what it could look like. “We had an amazing city until the 1950’s, but since then we’ve had a growing demand for infrastructure, for train …

Uruguay Wines Bring Home The Gold And Silver At Paris Expo

Patrick Archer agribusiness, creative class, lifestyle, uruguay, wine & vineyards

Uruguay wineries just went head-to-head with forty of the world’s best known wine-producing countries at Vinalies Internationales 2014 and brought home fourteen gold and silver medals. The tiny South American country that perfected the art of Tannat received four gold medals for Tannat wines and ten silver medals for Tannats, Tannat blends and Viognier wines. The Vinalies Internationales is considered …

Johnny Rockets Seeks Fun-Focused Franchisee For Argentina, Uruguay

Patrick Archer creative class, entrepreneurs, franchises, lifestyle, real estate, us companies

Johnny Rockets, the classic all-American hamburger joint, shifted into serious global growth mode in December evident by 2014 franchise openings in Brazil and India. With a solid footprint in other corners of Latin America, the California-based company is now looking to bring their unique concept to Argentina and Uruguay. A lead story in today’s InfoNegocios says Chilean group FESA owns the …

Buenos Aires Airports Add Free & Unlimited WiFi Service

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The between-flight travel experience just got a little less painful for Buenos Aires airline passengers facing eight-hour layovers at Ezeiza or the inevitable strike-related cancellations at Aeroparque. Free WiFi service is now available at both Ezeiza International and Aeroparque Jorge Newberry courtesy of local mobile carrier Personal. The service was announced two weeks ago by the national airport concessionaire, Aeropuertos …