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10 Mexico City Food Experiences To Die For

Inma Gregorio | Posted 07.07.2016 | Taste
Inma Gregorio

Bonemarrow panucho, teporocho (a drink with tequila, rum and beer served in a paper bag covered glass), pork belly sope, requeson peneques, dried noodles with chilaquiles, Mexican style meatballs and Chiapas cheese flan are some of the delicacies you will be able to experience there.

Enhancing citizen participation in city management

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 06.10.2016 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

By Adèle Charbonneau The failure of many urban development initiatives has been attributed to a top-down approach. More recently, activists have cal...

This Mexico City Teacher Is Bringing Spider-Man To His Classes

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 06.08.2016 | World

MEXICO CITY, June 3 (Reuters) - A Mexican science teacher has come up with a novel way to get his students' attention - giving lessons dressed as Spid...

Shortening Distances in Economic Development: The Poor as a Digital Crowd

FOMIN | Posted 05.20.2016 | Impact
FOMIN

By Cesar Buenadicha César Buenadicha has led programs in social innovation, crowdfunding, social entrepreneurship, micro-franchising, educational l...

Why Women In Mexico City Have Separate Subway Cars

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 05.10.2016 | Latino Voices

Mexico City's subway is so unsafe for women, the metro system has designated train carriages that can only be used by women and children under the age...

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Like a True Mexican

Outspeak | Posted 05.05.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Outspeak

Looking to celebrate Cinco de Mayo like a true Mexican? Well that won't happen because they don't celebrate the holiday in Mexico. While it does reference historic events, it's a day North Americans have re-appropriated so they could throw "fiestas" with salsa, sombreros, and margaritas.

Cinco de Mayo Dining, Art, Fundraisers, and Wrestling too!

Kathy Leonardo | Posted 04.27.2016 | Arts
Kathy Leonardo

Cinco de Mayo is a Los Angeles holiday favorite...and although presidential candidate Donald Trump has managed to alienate Mexicans everywhere, this year's holiday is especially important to celebrate.

Solving the Water Crisis Drop by Drop

St. Gallen Symposium | Posted 04.18.2016 | Impact
St. Gallen Symposium

With a rooftop rain-collection system that costs USD 500 per household, Mexican NGO Isla Urbana is trying to fix the water shortage in Mexico City. Mo...

Donald Trump Effigies Burn Across Mexico In Easter Ritual

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 03.28.2016 | Comedy

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexicans celebrating an Easter ritual late on Saturday burnt effigies of U.S. Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump, wh...

Get Lost: The Urgent Work of Miguel Angel Rios

Natasha Boas | Posted 03.21.2016 | Arts
Natasha Boas

Modernity, Jean-Michel Rabaté tells us, may be nothing but its own ghost. Mexico City and New York-based Miguel Angel Rios' work spans two centuries and responds and interrogates, as inflection and affliction, to the ghosts of the "pre- post-trans-anti-hyper-neo."

Astoria Characters: The Life of the Party

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 03.15.2016 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

There has been much to celebrate in Elizabet Flores' life, but she has marked only four occasions with formal parties. The largest, an event for 300, was for her wedding a decade ago.

10 Places You Should Visit In Mexico

Sandra Shakespeare | Posted 03.07.2016 | Travel
Sandra Shakespeare

Mexico is incredibly rich in culture, vast landscapes, archaeological treasures, dramatic nature, food and of course that (in)famous Latino passion.

Why I'm Skeptical of the 'Pink Taxi'

Zeynep Lokmanoglu | Posted 03.04.2016 | Women
Zeynep Lokmanoglu

I don't need a Pink Taxi to remind me that I need a safe space because the norm of us being harassed and them not harassing will not change. With the line of thinking that produces the Pink Taxi, no form of safety will be sufficient.

Streetfight

Joel Epstein | Posted 03.07.2016 | New York
Joel Epstein

Streetfight is an inspiring read. The sort of book that should be read by every officeholder wondering how they will advance their agenda in the rough and tumble world of contemporary urban politics.

Mitigate the negative impacts of urban sprawl on the periphery

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 02.28.2016 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

By Adèle Charbonneau Urban sprawl is characterized the rapid expansion of the geographic extent of cities and towns. The term has been mainly used t...

The Best Cities In North America Are...

Travel + Leisure | Posted 02.25.2016 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

To fully appreciate a historic city like Charleston, you shouldn't speed through it in car. In fact, even taking a horse-drawn buggy might be rushing ...

Mexico City's New Airport on a Lake

Rodrigo Aguilera | Posted 02.24.2016 | Business
Rodrigo Aguilera

The collapse of oil prices and consequent loss of oil-related revenues have forced the government of Enrique Peña Nieto to considerably scale down its plans for grandiose infrastructure projects. However, one mega-project remains on drawing boards.

A Life-Changing Trip: The Monarch Butterfly Migration in Mexico

Paula Froelich | Posted 02.04.2016 | Travel
Paula Froelich

The walk is more than worth it though. As I struggled to catch my breath, I looked up and lost my breath again -- from the sheer magnitude of what I was witnessing. At first glance, the trees had turned into amorphous shapes, but on closer inspection, every inch of them was covered in butterflies.

4 Can't-Miss Mexico City Museums

Sarah Stodola | Posted 01.29.2016 | Travel
Sarah Stodola

Of the many things that struck me during a recent visit to Mexico City--the food, the traffic, the way art is woven so intricately into the city's fabric--nothing made more of an impression than the museums. There are a staggering number of them, 150 or so, and I went to a lot, double digits, yet made only a dent.

The Ultimate Guide to Mexico City: The Hot Destination for 2016

Paula Froelich | Posted 01.29.2016 | Travel
Paula Froelich

The ultimate in Mexican entertainment, Lucha Libre puts WWE to shame. Matches take place at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City on Tuesday and Friday nights. The matches included a lot of hair-pulling, women in bikinis, screaming, and vows of vengeance. Basically, a bar brawl in Kentucky.

These Mexican Women Have A Fearless, Creative Response To Street Harassers

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 01.28.2016 | World

A group of women in Mexico City are taking on disrespectful men -- and having fun while they do it. Brandishing confetti guns and loudspeakers, the wo...

Measuring Impact of Public Programs

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 01.13.2016 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

Learn from Johannesburg, South Africa; Abuja, Nigeria; Cali, Colombia; and Mexico City on a variety of actors from non-governmental organizations to universities and privates initiatives that have the capacity to play a major role in measuring impact of public programs.

Meet Mexico City's Superhero Defender Of Pedestrian Rights

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 01.12.2016 | Latino Voices

Mexico City has a lot of things going for it, but it's not a great place to walk. It has one of the highest pedestrian fatality rates in the world: th...

Here's Beautiful Drone Footage Of Your Next Vacation Spot

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 01.07.2016 | Technology

It's 2016, and drones are here to showcase your next vacation spot. The New York Times on Thursday unveiled its new "52 Places to Go in 2016" feature....

New Portals Open in Mexico City and Miami, FL

Shared_Studios | Posted 12.02.2015 | Arts
Shared_Studios

Mexico City welcomed a new Portal this month at the Museo Laboratorio Arte Alameda located near Alemada Park in the oldest part of the city. The museu...