Retail Outlet Boom & Barrio Branding Bust In Villa Crespo

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The retail outlet boom which started five years ago in Villa Crespo continues to gain support from retailers and bargain hunters, but a neighborhood rebranding initiative should probably be tossed in the damaged goods pile. A new report from Colliers International shows the number of retail outlets in Villa Crespo has grown to 172. Of those, 153 are currently occupied …

BicingBA: City of Buenos Aires Launches Free Bicycle Service

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From the Tour de France jersey to Lance Armstrong’s Live Strong bracelet, few colors are more emblematic of cycling than yellow. Fitting then that the City of Buenos Aires rolls out a fleet of new yellow bicycles today as part of an effort to reduce traffic, curb emissions and promote cycling in and around BA. The effort began in earnest …