This Week in Buenos Aires

Monday

(Photo by Suzienewshoes)

Head to the posh Recoleta neighborhood and stop by the Centro Cultural Recoleta where Daniel Mordzinski´s photography will be exhibited, showcasing pictures of Ernesto Sabato amongst other authors.

Should the afternoon get grey and stormy as the forecast says, head to the close by Alvear Palace Hotel for a decadent 5 o’clock tea served in the LOrangerie Restaurant from 4.30pm-7pm.

In the evening  head to Gran Bar Danzon for their wine happy hour from 7pm-9pm.

 

Centro Cultural Recoleta

Junín 1930, Recoleta

4803 1040

Open: Mon-Fri 2pm-9pm. Weekends 10am-9pm.

 

Alvear Palace Hotel 

Alvear, Av. 1891, Recoleta

4808-2100

 

Gran Bar Danzon

Libertad 1161, Downtown

4811-1108

 

Tuesday

(Wood carving from the Easter Island at the Ethnographic Museum by 10b travelling)

Find our more about the country’s ethnographic heritage at the Museo Etnografico.

In the evening head to the chic ¨Le Bar¨ for some great drinks and live music starting at 10pm.

 

Museo Etnografico

Moreno 350, San Telmo

4345-8196

Open: Tue-Fri 1pm- 7pm. Weekends 3pm-7pm.

 

Le Bar

Tucuman 422, Dowtown

5219-0858

 

Wednesday

(Photo by innercore)

Contact info@smileonsea.com to book an alternative riverside tour of Buenos Aires on a sailboat. More alternative tours here.

In the evening John Stowell and the Ale Demogli Quartet will be presenting Textures &Counterpoints at the Thelonious Jazz Club.

 

Thelonious

Salguero 1884, 1st floor, Palermo.

4829-1562

 

Thursday

Design enthusiasts will be able to catch a glimpse of the up and coming designer at the Design Fair being held at the Palermo University.

Book your place for the Fierro Hotel’s Thursday wine tasting and sample some great Argentine wines, chosen by the president of the Argentine Sommelier Association, Andres Rosberg, and in-house Sommelier Martin Bruno.  Tastings cost 25 USD per person and start at 7pm.

 

Design Fair

Ecuador 933, Abasto

 

Fierro Hotel

Soler 5862, Palermo

3220 6800

recepcion@fierrohotel.com

 

Friday

(Photo by mariogeronimo)

Have a leisurely lunch overlooking the city at the German Club (Club Aleman) where not only are the food and view great but also quiet with a no cell phone policy.

In the evening Blind Melon will be playing in Club Niceto, tickets available here.

 

Club Aleman

4311-3313

Av. Corrientes 327, 21st floor.

 

Club Niceto

Niceto Vega 5510, Palermo

4799-9396

 

Saturday and Sunday

(Photo by Morrisey)

Take a ride on the historic tram and visit the Caballito neighborhood. Every Saturday from 3pm-7.30pm and Sundays from 10am-1pm and 3pm-7.30pm starting from Emilio Mitre 500.

Highlights of the scientific and technological advances of the country, as well as special events and shows are being exhibited in Tecnopolis, a technology and innovation fair which will be open until August.  The fair is in the outskirts of the city so we suggest you have the hotel help coordinate transport. General Paz between Balbin and Constituyentes. Villa Martelli.

 

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