Thursday, October 31, 2013

Toothworks

If you were a dentist
what would you name your clinic?

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Today's prices 11

For half a kilo of lanzones.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Gaston Park name

Quiz Time:

Gaston Park is named after whom?

Monday, October 28, 2013

Barangay elections

Election day today for barangay officials,
concluding the 2013 election cycle.



Thursday, October 24, 2013

Old and new name

When Dolores Street was renamed Fernandez Street
a few years back, Dolores Apartment did not follow suit.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Double trouble 2

EQUIPMENT or EQUIPMENTS?

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Frutamazing

If you owned a mobile fruit shake stand
what would you name it?

Monday, October 21, 2013

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Birth of the Bab

It's a happy holy day today
for the Baha'is of Cagayan de Oro
as they celebrate the Birth of the Bab.
See http://info.bahai.org/the-bab.html
for a brief introduction about the Bab.

Saturday, October 19, 2013

NHI marker

Quiz Time:

Where in Cagayan de Oro
would you find this
National Historical Institute marker?

Friday, October 18, 2013

Rice store

If you opened a rice store
what would you name it?

Thursday, October 17, 2013

River dike 2

Concreting of the new dike
on the west bank of Cagayan River
has begun.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Gaston Park facelift

Gaston Park is getting a facelift.



Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Cabadbaran

No, you're not in Cabadbaran City.
The Bank of Cabadbaran has a branch
in Cagayan de Oro,
on Fernandez Street.


Monday, October 14, 2013

City Hall

A new coat of white paint
gives City Hall a clean look.

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Spanish Bridge 3

Today's view of the Spanish Bridge construction site.
A bridge pier is rising at right.
Cagayan River is low, note the exposed boulders
and the two men with sticks.


Saturday, October 12, 2013

Thumbler

Can't find thumbler in any of the online dictionaries.
Maybe it's not yet accepted as a new word?


Friday, October 11, 2013

Pencil pointer

Are there other schools
that use a pencil design
to point the way to its location?


Thursday, October 10, 2013

Gaston Park vendors

Gaston Park bustles with vendors
peddling cellphone accessories
and other stuff.


Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Jasaan

No, you're not in Jasaan, Misamis Oriental.
You're at Market City in Agora
where you'll find the jeepney terminal for Jasaan.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Art gallery

A mixture of typography
is art in itself.


Monday, October 7, 2013

COWD advisory

An October 8 advisory
from the Cagayan de Oro City Water District.
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Please be informed that COWD shall conduct an EMERGENCY REPAIR OF PRODUCTION WELL NO. 1 LOCATED AT BOOSTER PUMPING STATION, MACASANDIG DUE TO BROKEN SHAFTING. This shall cause temporary water service interruption (LOW PRESSURE TO NO WATER) to our customers residing in the areas and on the schedule reflected below:

DATE                          :           October 8- 15, 2013

TIME                          :           DURING DAYTIME           

AREAS AFFECTED  :           Eastern Service Area: Camaman-an, Lapasan to Gusa

                                                City Proper, Consolacion, Puntod and Macabalan

                                                specially on elevated areas and multi-storey buildings

COWD is advising all concessionaires in the said areas to store enough water for their consumption during the interruption period.  Please be assured all efforts will be taken to restore normal water supply the soonest possible time.

Teahouse

If you opened a teahouse
what would you name it?

(Tea.mptation at Tiano Brothers St.)

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Vienna

No, you're not in Austria.
Vienna Kaffeehaus is on Velez Street.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Ruby jubilee

Ateneo de Cagayan - Xavier University
is celebrating its ruby jubilee this year.
Twenty years more and it will be a century old.

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Children's month

October is National Children's Month.
Here's a snap of a poster
in a City Central School classroom.