Jacó Happenings

October 13, 2011

Lisle Head, former broker and owner of Coldwell Banker Jacó Beach, and his team of David Karr and Nikita Mohammed have joined the 2 Costa Rica Real Estate family at Plaza Coral in downtown Jacó. For more information, check out www.cb-jaco.com

DayStar’s new Oceans Center is open as the main check-in for all guests and owners, Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m.-10 p.m. and Sundays from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Oceans Center is on Avenida Pastor Díaz, 10 meters south of Jacó Park, and its main number is 2630-9800. For more information, email siria@daystar-properties.com or visit www.oceansbydaystar.com.

Asdrubal Solano is hosting a three-hour spinning and aerobics marathon at Platinum Gym Oct. 15 at 11:30 a.m. Also new at Platinum is Susetty Tabash’s aerobics class Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. The cost is ₡2,000 ($4) per class. For information, call 2643-2731.

Bajofondo, a Río de la Plata-based band of eight talented musicians from Argentina and Uruguay, will give a concert in Jacó Oct. 19 at 8 p.m. at Hotel Amapola. For information and tickets, call 2549-5030.

Also on Oct. 19 is the monthly meeting of the Central Pacific Women’s Group. Cassidy Barbeau, owner-operator of Pura Vida Pantry, will be bringing the world of raw organic foods to the meeting starting at 9 a.m. at Hotel Cocal. For more information, call 2643-2853 or email cenpac.chamber@gmail.com.

There’s a new bakery in town with a cute second-floor seating area. Ana Cecilia León opened Brown Box Café on Avenida Pastor Díaz next to Hotel Paradise. It’s open Tuesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., and offers fresh-baked pastries, teas, coffees and pies. You can order for private parties as well. For information, call 2643-3495 or email brownboxpastry@gmail.com.

–Christina Truitt

christinatruitt@gmail.com

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