Monthly Archives: July 2012

Apple store opening in Barcelona soon!

ShareGood news for us Apple fans here. Apple has announced that its new Barcelona store is to make its grand opening on July the 28th 2012. In preparation Apple has been contacting Catalan Apple users to announce that its new Barcelona … Continue reading

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A crackdown on noise at night in Barcelona

ShareBarcelona City Council is cracking down on noise resulting from nighlife in the city, with a new campaign called Silenci Pla. This campaign aims to raise awareness of the reduction of noise in key areas of nightlife in the city. … Continue reading

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Superyachts in Barcelona

SharePlans to turn the Marina Port Vell into the Mediterraneans next Monaco are proving controversial, despite the current economic climate in Barcelona and throughout Spain. Salamanca, a British private investment fund has taken control of much of the port area … Continue reading

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La Manual Alpargatera – a Barcelona institution

ShareLa Manual Alpargatera is something of a Barcelona institution, it has been stocking handmade espadrilles since 1910. Located in Calle Avinyó in the heart of the old town, the shop has been visited by the likes of Michael Douglas, Jack … Continue reading

Posted in Areas - The Old Town & Ramblas, Shopping in Barcelona | 4 Comments