After Ups and Downs, Mama Mia Prepares for an Upswing

After Ups and Downs, Mama Mia Prepares for an Upswing

In a historical building, with a current staff of 150, Mama Mia restaurant is preparing to reopen, and hopes for success once again. The restaurant’s history started with Adriano’s, a small restaurant located in the Posada La Fuente hotel. The patio was filthy, and some of the hotel’s clients, unable to pay their bills and perhaps harboring stolen goods, would flee through a window on Calle Jesús. The hotel was awful and the restaurant was a failure.

How to Use Your Face Mask Correctly

How to Use Your Face Mask Correctly

On April 30 the City Council of San Miguel de Allende voted to make an official decree that the use of face masks, intended to help to stop the spread of COVID-19, is obligatory in all public spaces, on public transportation, in the streets, at businesses, and in government buildings. These are the steps recommended by the health authorities for...

Jóvenes Adelante Minicongress 1.0 Opens 2020 Application Period

Jóvenes Adelante Minicongress 1.0 Opens 2020 Application Period

By Don Krim On January 18, 2020, more than 80 aspiring new applicants for the class of 2020 arrived bright and early for their first, in-person experience with Jóvenes Adelante (JA). Some came with their parents and spent 30 minutes at our coffee open house with a mix of current students, graduates, and mentors. After a 90-minute orientation to JA...

San Miguel de Allende 2020 Food in Film Festival

San Miguel de Allende 2020 Food in Film Festival

Film 2020 Food in Film FestivalSix movies and three lecturesFri–Sun, Feb 21–23Bellas ArtesHernandez Macías 75Tickets 300 pesos per movie50 pesos per lecture1600 pesos for three-day universal passBoleto City, Mercado SanoE-tickets: boletocity.com By Lauren Sevrin Get in on the ground floor to support and welcome Chef Daniel Nates who won the coveted Food and Wine Magazine Award for 2019 Best New...

Los viernes son para compartir

Los viernes son para compartir

Por Jesús Aguado Febrero es también la época de compartir lo que somos, lo que sentimos, lo que sabemos; un programa de mujeres ayudando a mujeres inicia este día, y se llevará a cabo cada viernes. Viernes de Compartir, es un programa del Instituto Municipal de Atención a la Mujer—encabezado por Cinthya Sifuentes. Con este programa, cada una de las...

Traffic Lights in Flux

Traffic Lights in Flux

By Jesús Aguado After the new traffic lights were installed in San Miguel de Allende doubts increased about their efficiency and operation, according to authorities who we questioned. Samuel Mercadillo, the Comisario de Tránsito y Movilidad (Commissioner of Transit and Mobility), said he did not know who decided to put them in. Mercadillo is responsible for traffic safety in the...

The World Is Waiting for 100 Young Men and Women

The World Is Waiting for 100 Young Men and Women

By Jesús Aguado The Institute for San Miguel Youth published an open call to send 100 Sanmiguelenses to 100 countries on six continents. They will learn about culture, get involved in community activities, and promote Mexican culture. The secretary of the institute of Jóvenes de Clase Mundial (World Class Youth), Ricardo Trujillo, made the announcement last week. He said that...

Everyone Needs a Good-News Day!

Everyone Needs a Good-News Day!

I had a good-news day recently and gosh did it feel great! Within a few days, we were able to save so many cats and kittens that we more than doubled our cat population at the San Miguel Animal Protection Society, also known as SPA. We were thrilled.

Free access to Mexican beaches is guaranteed

Free access to Mexican beaches is guaranteed

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador published a decree in the DOF or Official Gazette of the Federation in which provisions were added to articles 8 and 127 of the General Law of National Assets, stipulating that access to beaches and the federal maritime zone must not be inhibited, restricted, hindered or conditioned, unless established by regulations in the General Law of National Assets.

MY Chiquitinas

MY Chiquitinas

Wendy Ramírez is a young architect and visual artist from León, Guanajuato. She had previously exhibited her art work at CI Banco here in San Miguel de Allende, but her current exhibit is now at Café Santa Ana, located inside the Biblioteca.

Patronato Pro Niños Resumes Their Top Rated Historical Walks

Patronato Pro Niños Resumes Their Top Rated Historical Walks

Who would not love to return to their pre-crisis lives? Enjoying the outdoors and strolling the charming cobblestone streets of San Miguel de Allende, while learning about our beautiful city’s interesting history from an expert who is not only knowledgeable but also dedicated to ensuring your enjoyment.