When I was a kid, we frequented Cubao a lot, usually on Sundays to shop or window-shop at Rustan's, SM, Ali Mall, and Marikina Shoe Expo (now Cuba o X). Whenever we needed to buy something or we needed to visit our pedia (Medi specialist Center 2nd floor Rustan's), we went to Cubao. When my erpat's with u s, we would go to Perfect Pitch and all those music shops in the area. A trip t o Cubao is usually punctuated with flavored popcorn from Goldilocks at Rustan's (love apple popcorn!). Cubao is very much intertwined with my childhood; it's a place of nostalgia and of good memories. One particular Cubao fixture that is close to my aorta and vena cava is the gig antic movie billboard area found along the intersection of Aurora Blvd and EDSA . Unlike today's printed billboards, these were made by hand, painted by artist s.
Flip Blog: Chuva of the Chenes
HERE'S an interesting blog called Chuva of the Chenes maintained by the "nawawalang anak n i Gretchen Barreto at Jestoni Alarcon." In her most recent blog entry, the author waxes nostalgic o ver Cubao billboards. Excerpt:
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