By Doug Gray, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - Lapa’s first Irish Pub opened under The Arches of the Carioca Aqueduct, one of the city’s most notorious intersections. This bucks the trend of yet-another-new-bar in Zona Sul for both owner Armando Millem, and anyone with a passing interest in the future of Lapa itself.

Armando hopes that the presence of the new premises will help engender a rejuvenation of the immediate area, similar to what occurred in the Ipanema square some seven years ago when the original Irish Pub opened along Praça General Osorio.

Opened . . .

To read the full NEWS and much more, Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed? Login Here