Where can you eat Thanksgiving dinner in Costa Rica?
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Where can you eat Thanksgiving dinner in Costa Rica?

Elizabeth Lang and Amanda Zúñiga - November 23, 2015

It's that time of year again for those who celebrate Thanksgiving: people who like to cook are making their final recipe selections and writing up their shopping…

What to expect in your Tico trick-or-treat bag 
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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What to expect in your Tico trick-or-treat bag 

Zach Dyer - October 31, 2015

It’s All Hallows' Eve, Halloween, la noche de brujas, and that means parties, costumes and – of course – candy. Trick-or-treating doesn’t enjoy the same cultural heft as it…

Mom raises family by day, studies crime fighting by night
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Mom raises family by day, studies crime fighting by night

Zach Dyer - August 15, 2015

Zeneyda Flores’ day starts at 5:00 a.m. -- to get her children, Libby, Zack and Liath, up and ready for school. That is, when she doesn’t have to…

5 things you should know before Saturday’s Annexation of the Partido de Nicoya festival
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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5 things you should know before Saturday’s Annexation of the Partido de Nicoya festival

Lindsay Fendt and Amanda Zúñiga - July 24, 2015

On Saturday, the people of Costa Rica’s northwestern province of Guanacaste will dust off their cowboy boots and head out for a traditional Tico celebration at the annual Annexation…

San José vehicle restriction to be suspended during mid-year school vacations
Business
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Business
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San José vehicle restriction to be suspended during mid-year school vacations

L. Arias - July 4, 2015

The restriction that prohibits vehicles from entering downtown San José on certain days will be temporarily suspended starting Monday, as Costa Rican students begin their mid-year school…

Costa Rica’s capital is ready for holiday celebrations
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Events
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Costa Rica’s capital is ready for holiday celebrations

L. Arias - December 25, 2014

Christmas and year-end celebrations in Costa Rica involve activities all across the country, but some of the most popular events take place in San José. In the…

What’s open, closed for the holidays
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What’s open, closed for the holidays

The Tico Times - December 19, 2014

BANKS: Banco Improsa (2284-4040) will be closed Dec. 25, 30, 31 and Jan. 1. BAC San José (2295-9595) will be closed Dec. 25-31, Jan.1; offices will close at 3 p.m. on Dec.…

Arts and Culture
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VIDEO: Fans weather rain to celebrate Festival de la Luz

Robert Isenberg - December 14, 2014

https://vimeo.com/114484908 Dragons, geckos, and castles floated down Paseo Colón on Saturday as San José celebrated another Festival de la Luz. Spectators numbered in the thousands, crowding the…

No sign is too small when picking lottery numbers
Big money
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Big money
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No sign is too small when picking lottery numbers

Zach Dyer - December 13, 2014

Most shoppers walking up and down the crowded Avenida Central on a Thursday afternoon were hunting for deals in the rush up to Christmas, but Julieta Cerdas Rojas…

Finding a green Costa Rican Christmas tree
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Environment and Wildlife
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Finding a green Costa Rican Christmas tree

Lindsay Fendt - November 27, 2014

In Costa Rica, the Christmas season always brings tamales, eggnog, presents and lights. It also means enormous amounts of waste, as it does around the world. Leftover…