B/FREE: Photographer Joey Alvero

Words by Margarita Buenaventura We Filipinos have always valued our freedom — to wear what we want, say what we want, even eat what we want. But then, we ask ourselves: why can’t we get to where we need to be on time? The answer, of course, is all that damn traffic. But there are […]

B/BISITA – Marikina, a ‘Hood We Love 

It used to be that Marikina evoked images of bright pink MMDA road signs and your tita’s favorite step-ins. But with “Discipline, Good Taste, and Excellence” as its motto, it’s no surprise that this industrial city is becoming known for more than producing great soles—it’s also becoming a hub for some pretty good grub. Marikina […]