Richard Schweid

Pare Manel

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Pare Manel is not your typical Catholic priest: he rides a motorcycle, mixes with the Catalan cultural elite and, most controversially, has helped teenage girls obtain abortions more

Jun 30, 2011 10:35 AM IN THE CITY


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Despite the financial crisis, Barcelona's homeless population has scarcely grown–but can an ambitious plan eradicate it once and for all? more

May 30, 2011 1:27 PM IN THE CITY 1 Comments


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It looked like Spain was getting set to pass a law mandating the public's right-to-know, but the legislation is missing in action more

Jan 31, 2011 11:38 AM IN THE CITY

Richard Schweid gets taken back in time by Dr John and the Lower 911 more

Jul 15, 2010 11:17 AM WHAT'S ON

Gil Scott-Heron

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Following the postponement of his Barcelona concert last October, Gil Scott-Heron visits with his new album in tow more

Apr 26, 2010 12:28 PM WHAT'S ON

Heidi Tsai

Photo by Lee Woolcock

Catalans of Chinese descent are an increasing presence in Barcelona's economic and social life more

Oct 26, 2009 4:58 PM IN THE CITY 4 Comments

More and more architects are eliminating balconies from their buildings as a needless expense more

Aug 28, 2009 12:50 PM IN THE CITY

Richard Schweid, one of the co-founders of Barcelona Metropolitan looks back over the last 13 years of the magazine more

Jul 1, 2009 10:27 AM IN THE CITY

Spain lags far behind most of Europe in allowing taxpayers to see how their money is spent more

Jan 1, 2009 5:27 PM IN THE CITY

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This personal account describes a harrowing incident in the metro more

Nov 1, 2008 6:19 PM LIVING 1 Comments

We spoke to Barcelona councillor for the environment, Imma Mayol more

Mar 1, 2008 9:00 AM LIVING

Angela Jackson has spoken to the brave women who came here from the UK to serve as nurses with the Republican army during the Civil War more

Oct 1, 2007 12:14 PM IN THE CITY

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