Callalily, Luke Mejares, Brownman Revival, DJ Lunatics, Gracenote, Razorback and the best bands from Vis-Min plus more! Catch them starting tonight at TunaFest 2015 Weekend!
Let your group/company join the biggest Grilled Tuna Party of the TunaFest 2015, Sugbahan-Sa-Dalan along Pioneer Avenue!
The iconic 70s steak house, Cotton Bowl Grill is back with a vengeance!
Almost three years ago, Bariles blogged about the old and dilapidated Pioneer Avenue Clock Tower wherein he waxed nostalgic about its once mighty dominance over General Santos City’s former premier business and entertainment district. Read it by clicking here—> Pioneer Avenue’s Old Clock Tower. Back in that post, Bariles wondered when this city landmark will […]
Just when no one was looking, the national burger chain Minute Burger opened not only 3 but 4 outlets or what it calls as “mobile stores” in General Santos City simultaneously during the last quarter of 2010. These are in high traffic areas like Aparente Avenue in Purok Malakas (across the satellite wet market), Pioneer […]
Not everyone knows this but there a new bar cum restaurant had a soft opening last week at its location at the 5th floor of Constar Lodge Building along Pioneer Avenue. This is the TAAZ Bar owned and managed by Ms. Donna Mae Congson, the proprietor of Envy Me Salon and one of GenSan’s famous […]
Last week, Bariles‘ buddies at Plurk and members of the Soccsksargen Bloggers Group met at Generals Brew Cafe, a new coffee shop located right between Landbank and Kristan Bookstore along Pioneer Avenue, GenSan City. Owned by spouses Kin and Letty Du, Generals Brew has been around for about three months now on a dry run […]
Last Thursday, February 27, 2009 was the culmination of the 2009 Kalilangan Festival and the 70th Foundation Anniversary of General Santos City. President GMA almost forgot to sign the E.O. declaring it as a Special Non-Working Holiday that the City Mayor’s Office only received the confirmation from Malacanang on February 26, midmorning. Anyway, everything turned […]
Lately, there have been attempts from some quarters to awaken the seemingly dead (economically speaking), Pioneer Avenue in General Santos City. Once the center of trade and commerce in the Tuna Capital, what it had to offer in the past two decades are only a few banks, a hardware store, barber shops, old lodging houses, […]
Long before the ubiquitous beauty salons and spas became vogue in General Santos City, there was the corner barbershop catering to the grooming needs of the local men (and women). At that time, crewcut was the “only” acceptable hairstyle for the men and kids like us, and so off we went to our friendly barbers […]