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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Rio de Janeiro subway system was inaugurated in 1979. According to many, the service could be much better, with more stations. What few people know is that there are two secret stations in...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This weekend saw all of the "big four" carioca football (soccer) teams kicking off their Campeonato Brasileiro Série A domestic campaign. Flamengo was the only team to win their first...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Flamengo are crowned 2019’s Campeão Carioca after defeating Vasco da Gama 2-0 this Sunday, April 21st. With the previous weekend’s match ending 2-0 to the rubro-negro, they could have lost...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A two-goal brace from Flamengo striker Bruno Henrique made all the difference Flamengo needed to win the first leg of the Campeonato Carioca final 2-0 against local rivals Vasco da...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With one of the biggest firework celebrations and most well-attended parties in the world, Copacabana Beach is one of the places to experience New Year’s Eve – however, navigating the...
By Scarlet Bringuenti, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Cidade Maravilhosa, one of the world’s graffiti capitals, is adding three new art murals to its urban horizon.  The murals are part of Rio Esporte Arte (Rio Sport Art) and will...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Sunday, October 7th, the Johann Sebastian Rio Orchestra will present a a special concert in honor of children’s day at Rio's 'Theatro Municipal' (Municipal Theater) with one of the...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Coffee is a daily ritual for a large majority of cariocas. After all, the Portuguese word for 'breakfast,' ‘café da manhã,’ can be more literally translated into ‘morning coffee.’ Here...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Saturday, September 15th, ‘Baile do Ademar’ (Ademar’s Dance) will present ‘2PAC the Tribute’ a night of music dedicated to the late legend of hip hop. The event will be...

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