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After discussing its fate for 40 years, the city has finally decided to shut down La Modelo prison. more

Feb 28, 2017 8:19 PM In the City 5 Comments

For 20 years, Barcelona Metropolitan has reported the city's changes and its inevitable highs and lows. more

Dec 5, 2016 11:51 AM IN THE CITY 5 Comments

This month, Barcelona Metropolitan Magazine celebrates in 20th anniversary. more

Dec 2, 2016 1:49 PM IN THE CITY 5 Comments

1930's Raval posed a challenge for the city’s developers. Le Corbusier was in favour of a radical solution. more

Dec 1, 2016 1:12 PM IN THE CITY 5 Comments

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Photo by David Berkowitz

With Halloween creeping up on us at the end of this month, here are a few urban legends that will keep you up at night. more

Oct 1, 2016 4:18 PM IN THE CITY

The 1992 Olympics created several lasting impacts on the city, from infrastructure to its status as one of the top destinations for tourists. more

Aug 22, 2016 4:17 PM IN THE CITY 5 Comments

Catch a glimpse of our prehistoric past with these ancient cave paintings. more

Jul 1, 2016 12:12 PM Travel 5 Comments

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Photo by Aron Penczu.

The evolution of Barceloneta's beachfront barrio, from its formation in the 15th century to the present day. more

May 26, 2016 11:37 AM IN THE CITY 5 Comments

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Photo by Carol Moran.

Follow the Roman Via Augusta and discover the historical treasures that span Catalunya. more

Apr 28, 2016 5:08 PM THINGS TO DO 5 Comments

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Photo by Sam Zucker

A look at the history and culture of Barcelona's Pakistani community. more

Apr 28, 2016 4:00 PM IN THE CITY 5 Comments

A tour of the Ramblas and the Gothic Quarter reveals a dark side to Barcelona’s history. more

Apr 19, 2016 9:26 AM In the City 5 Comments

This 16th-century historic wall can now be seen up close and personal. more

Apr 6, 2016 9:00 AM In the City 5 Comments

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Photo by Sam Zucker.

Discovering the artisanal process alive and well in the traditional sweet shops of Barcelona. more

Jan 29, 2016 5:32 PM EATING AND DRINKING

A conversation with Joan Armengol, a pioneer of Spanish journalism, and his son Senen, music journalist and TV presenter. more

Nov 26, 2015 3:38 PM IN THE CITY 5 Comments

This year marks the Hospital del Mar’s 100th birthday, and the city has been celebrating the centenary with a variety of institutional, scientific and cultural events since last November. more

Oct 28, 2015 3:41 PM IN THE CITY 5 Comments

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Photo by Josep Maria Contel i Ruiz

Another Civil War shelter is discovered beneath the barri of Sant Andreu. more

Mar 31, 2015 4:27 PM IN THE CITY 5 Comments

Of the countless steps that can be taken through the alleyways and avenues of Barcelona, how many are contemplated in terms of their historical significance? more

Sep 30, 2014 4:57 PM IN THE CITY

97-year-old Ernesto Carratalá recounts his memories of the Spanish Civil War. By Jamie Melbourne-Hayward more

Sep 4, 2014 12:28 PM IN THE CITY 5 Comments

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