Guanacaste Surf Circuit crowns winners
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Guanacaste Surf Circuit crowns winners

Ellen Zoe Golden - May 17, 2016

PLAYA NEGRA, Guanacaste -- One quick look around the staging area at the Playa Negra date of the Guanacaste Surf Circuit (Circuito Guanacasteco de Surf  — CGS),…

Legal skirmishes cause rifts in Costa Rica’s craft beer industry
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Legal skirmishes cause rifts in Costa Rica’s craft beer industry

Michael Krumholtz - May 13, 2016

Though it may sound like a dream job for every beer lover, running a microbrewery in Costa Rica can sometimes be about as enjoyable as a day-long hangover. Gustavo Arroyo,…

VIDEO: The best of Costa Rica craft beer
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VIDEO: The best of Costa Rica craft beer

Lindsay Fendt and Michael Krumholtz - May 10, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ls2GKA8AOnU Every good revolution starts as a crazy idea. When the first dedicated brewers began making cerveza artesanal in Costa Rica, they were met with legal and logistical…

Costa Rica to host third International Sustainable Building Congress
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Costa Rica to host third International Sustainable Building Congress

Jill Replogle - May 10, 2016

Sustainable cities, green building, public space and renewable energy are a few of the themes to be explored at the third International Sustainable Building Congress this month…

Announcing ‘News and Brews,’ a Tico Times event
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Arts and Culture
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Announcing ‘News and Brews,’ a Tico Times event

The Tico Times - April 15, 2016

In downtown San José, a man in rubber boots is carefully measuring grains to be transformed into his award-winning beer. In Cartago, another man is glued to his cell…

Costa Rica Craft Beer Festival gets bigger and better in 5th edition
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Costa Rica Craft Beer Festival gets bigger and better in 5th edition

Michael Krumholtz - March 13, 2016

It's no secret that Costa Rica has a hit-or-miss reputation with many of its festivals. Whether it was the disastrous mismanagement of last year's International Arts Festival,…

Costa Rica craft beer festival highlights quality over quantity
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Arts and Culture
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Costa Rica craft beer festival highlights quality over quantity

Michael Krumholtz - March 9, 2016

Costa Rica's craft beer festival -- coming up on its fifth year — began, as most great ideas do, with a few friends sitting around drinking beer. The…

24 Photos from the 2016 Envision Festival
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Arts and Culture
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24 Photos from the 2016 Envision Festival

Melissa Rejeb - March 3, 2016

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International Design Festival: How to organize a massive, successful event in Costa Rica
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Arts & Culture
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International Design Festival: How to organize a massive, successful event in Costa Rica

Elizabeth Lang - February 14, 2016

Organizing an event, of any sort, can be a tedious process. In 2009, designers Alfredo Enciso and Paco Cervilla began organizing a massive design festival that would make Costa Rica…

Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica
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Arts and Culture
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Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - February 5, 2016

This week at Cine Magaly, in eastern San José, catch a special screening of the Bolshoi Ballet Academy's performance of "The Lady of the Camellias," the acclaimed…