Sunday, August 31, 2014


Today's prices.
P5 for a cup of "binignet"
at an elementary school canteen.

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Fernandez Street 2

One lane of Fernandez Street in barangay Carmen
is now concreted.

Friday, August 29, 2014

Chicken Proven

Who says there should be
a second "C" in "CHICKEN"?

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Fluvial Parade

A couple of scenes from this morning's fluvial parade,
a core event of this year's Higalaay Festival.
Cagayan de Oro celebrates its fiesta day today!

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Civic Military Parade

The tail end of this morning's civic military parade
along Velez Street, one of the core events
of this year's Higalaay Festival.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Preloved Collections

"The Joy of Second Hand"
What can you say?

Monday, August 25, 2014


Today's prices.
P10 for a slice of pizza
at an elementary school canteen.

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Buy The Way

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

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Puericulture Center

Puericulture -- a rarely encountered word nowadays.

Friday, August 22, 2014


Continous (?) ink

Thursday, August 21, 2014


A must-see art exhibit opened yesterday evening
at the CU Art Gallery, mounted by the CdeO Arts Guild.
Titled "50 RELA", it celebrates the 50th year of the motorela
and all pieces on show by members of the guild
are on this theme. It is open to the public until September 20.
Below is a picture of Ryan Roa's "Alley 1", an acrylic on canvas.
Have fun!

Wednesday, August 20, 2014


Today's prices.
P25 for half a kilo
of lanzones.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Garden Show & Agri Fair

The ongoing Garden Show & Agri Fair,
one of the core events for this year's Higalaay Festival,
at Gaston Park will run until August 31.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Most Competitive City

Cagayan de Oro has earned the second spot
in this year's Most Competitive Cities and Municipalities
as ranked by the National Competitiveness Council.

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Fashion hairstyling

"Hairsyling" must be a new style!

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Drum and lyre

A drum and lyre corps
from a Cagayan de Oro high school
waits for a public event to begin.

Friday, August 15, 2014


Pumpboats at the Puerto fish landing area.

Thursday, August 14, 2014


Water lily flowers in a pond,
Gusa Regional Science High School campus.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014


Kumbira, a culinary show,
opens today. It is one of the core
activities for Higalaay Festival 2014.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Engineering Complex

Move the overhead wires to underground
and the good-looking Engineering Complex
Building of the Mindanao University of Science
and Technology would look much better.

Monday, August 11, 2014


This is the first NO PARKENG sign I've seen!

Saturday, August 9, 2014


Quiz Time:

In which newspaper published in Cagayan de Oro
would you find Fr. Leo Pabayo's opinion articles?

Friday, August 8, 2014

Higalaay Festival 2014

Core events and activities --

August 8-10 Mindanao Fashion Summit at Limketkai Rotonda, co-organized by Oro Fashion Designers Guild

August 8-31 Garden Show & Agri Fair at Gaston Park, organized by Flori Cultura de Oro and Agricultural Productivity Office

August 13-15 Kumbira, the country's longest-running culinary show, at Limketkai Mall Atrium, organized by COHARA and Department of Tourism-10

August 17 Kagay-an Festival Marathon at Centrio Mall from start to finish, organized by Circle Productions

August 22-24 Cowboy Festival: 10th Annual Cagayan de Oro Horse Show at Roa Property, P.N. Roa Avenue, organized by the Cagayan de Oro Horsemen

August 23 Miss Cagayan de Oro 2014 Coronation Night at Limketkai Center Atrium, organized by JCI Bai Lawanen

August 23-30 Kahimunan Northern Mindanao, the food and lifestyle show, at SM City CDO, organized by the Department of Trade and Industry Misamis Oriental

August 24 Street Dancing: Cagayan de Oro Carnival, organized by City Tourism Council

August 25 Kagay-an Pyro Festival at SM City, organized by SM City Mall

August 25 P.E. Rhythmic Dance Competition at Pelaez Sports Center, organized by DepED, City Schools Division, DOT-10

August 27 Hegalas Parade of Floats and Icons and Civic Military Parade, start at Rodelsa Circle and finish at Limketkai Center, co-organized by Artists and Cultural Workers of Cagayan de Oro

August 28 Fluvial Parade, start at Macabalan and finish at Duaw Kagay-an Park, and Street Procession, start at the St. Augustine Cathedral, organized by the Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro and Safer River Lifesaver Foundation of Liceo de Cagayan University

Thursday, August 7, 2014

The Nutcracker

A product of Cagayan de Oro --
salted peanuts.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014


Which other barangays in Cagayan de Oro
have issued, or still issue, a business plate?

Tuesday, August 5, 2014


Is lechon really a home-cooked meal?