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June 2019

See Barcelona Metropolitan's interview with Stevie Van Zandt, founder of Disciples of Soul and former member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band Read more

, IN THE CITY

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European Parliament. Photo by Guilhem Vellut (Flickr).

The results from the recent elections to the European Parliament saw populists rise and the center just about hold: here’s what happened in Spain and the rest of the EU. Read more

LIVING

7 tips from Barcelona pet professionals for a healthy, happy, hot season. Read more

LIVING

Dynamic new trends in linguistic pedagogy are challenging the status quo and changing the way we learn a second language. Find out how these innovations in education are altering the learning experience. Read more

Settling In

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Photo courtesy of Sinergia BCN.

Poor posture and back pain are common ailments for many working people today. The solution? Pilates: an exercise that gives you the tools to re-educate your body. Read more

Health

Economist Raf Jacobs reviews several factors that play in your favor if you are looking to buy property in Spain. Read more

Settling In

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Image courtesy of Sónar +D.

Sónar +D showcases how the latest technologies are manifesting within music and the arts. With activities, lectures and—new this year—professionally led masterclasses, Sónar +D is the perfect compliment to sister festival, Sónar. Read more

Culture

Economist Raf Jacobs reviews several factors that play in your favor if you are looking to buy property in Spain. Read more

Settling In

An homage to Juan Agüero and his guitar. Read more

Culture

The banking industry is teetering on the brink of evolution, and a local fintech startup is gearing up to join others giving the banks a run for their money. Read more

Business & Working

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Photo courtesy of 8bar bikes.

Cycling in Barcelona is getting better year on year, but there are still problems that all city cyclists face. We take a look at how bike-friendly Barna really is, and the people finding solace from the stress of the city on their bikes. Read more

LIVING

On June 18th Barcelona will commemorate George Orwell and his efforts to quell social injustice. Read more

FEATURES

A quick guide to this summer's film festivals. Read more

Film

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"Jo ja he votat" button, 2011. Photo by Sebastià Beinn (Wikimedia).

A look at the results of the May 26th local elections in Barcelona. Read more

LIVING

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El Camp Nou. Photo by Ayman.antar7 (Wikimedia).

After crashing out of the Champions League and Copa del Rey in quick succession, questions about the soul, identity and future of FC Barcelona are likely to linger over the summer. Read more

Sport

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Barcelona English Choir. Photo by Samuel Navarrete.

Drawn to the educational and therapeutic side of music, Ed Aldcroft founded the Barcelona English Choir; at 220 voices strong this diverse international group performs two concerts annually for charity. Read more

Culture

International speaker and coach Amélie Yan-Gouiffes discusses how to make your elevator pitch an effective business tool and an instrument of purpose. Read more

Business & Working