Gringo Halloween: Movie Screenings at the Gringo Café

Gringo Halloween: Movie Screenings at the Gringo Café

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In celebration of Halloween, the American diner and bar, Gringo Café in Ipanema will screen holiday-themed movies every night from Friday, October 24th through Saturday, November 1st as part of the premiere edition of the Gringo Halloween event series. “We are making the atmosphere […]

For Rent: Buzios House on Ferradura

For Rent: Buzios House on Ferradura

Buzios house on Ferradura, Buzios’ most desirable location. Spectacularly beautiful house steps from the beach. 8 en suite bedrooms. Sleeps up to 16. Pool, views. Available for weekly rental in summer. Shorter stays off season. For more information and to inquire about availability and rates see www.buziosbrazilcasa.com or email.

For Sale: 3BR, R$1,380,000, Copacabana

For Sale: 3BR, R$1,380,000, Copacabana

ON SALE 3 Bedrooms apartment Copacabana close to Ipanema 3 bedrooms, 1 en suite, maid’s room with own bathroom, living room, dining room, kitchen, bathroom, all renovated, furnished nicely. Security, doorman 24 hr, possibility to rent a parking space. Square meters 130. Restaurants, shops, supermarkets, 5 mins walk the to beach of Ipanema and Arpoador. […]

Gunman Takes Hostage in Church in Ipanema: Daily

Gunman Takes Hostage in Church in Ipanema: Daily

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Parishioners at Nossa Senhora da Paz (Our Lady of Peace) Church in Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, were startled by an armed gunman who fled into the Catholic Church on Sunday during mass, taking a hostage. The gunman, who had just robbed a pharmacy two […]

Anima Mundi 2014 Returns to Rio July 25th – August 3rd: Daily

Anima Mundi 2014 Returns to Rio July 25th – August 3rd: Daily

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The competitive international animated film festival known as Anima Mundi returns to Rio de Janeiro today, Friday July 25th for its 22nd edition. Complete with screenings of both short and full-length animated features from national and international filmmakers, as well as, professional workshops, forums […]

Eating Organic in Ipanema, Rio’s Health Hub

Eating Organic in Ipanema, Rio’s Health Hub

By Kate Rintoul, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — Home to Rio’s hippy movement in the seventies, and known for it’s “Tall and tan and young and lovely” residents, the Ipanema crowd care about what they eat for environmental and health reasons. As a result, a strong and vibrant restaurant scene focused on using […]

Confraria Bier en Cultuur in Ipanema on Saturday, July 12th: Daily

Confraria Bier en Cultuur in Ipanema on Saturday, July 12th: Daily

By Sarah Brown, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Local Beerhouse, Bier en Cultuur, will be celebrating three award-winning beers this Saturday (July 12th) with a selection of chopps (draft beers) and traditional Argentinian pies at its premises in Ipanema during special event, Confraria Bier en Cultuur. Bier en Cultuur originated from a passion […]

Rio Offers New Tourist Help Points in Zona Sul

Rio Offers New Tourist Help Points in Zona Sul

By Sarah Brown, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In light of the World Cup, the government of Rio has prepared for the arrival of thousands of tourists with new tourist information help points dotted around Zona Sul (South Zone) of Rio. As well as new tourist help points, old ones have been updated […]

USA World Cup Match Viewing Party Tonight in Rio: Daily

USA World Cup Match Viewing Party Tonight in Rio: Daily

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – At 7PM tonight, June 16th, the USA will take on Ghana for their first group game of the 2014 World Cup and the match will be broadcast live at the Gringo Café in Ipanema as part of the Rio World Cup MixUp events. Tonight’s […]

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