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Where to watch the Super Bowl in Sao Paulo

Where to watch the Super Bowl in Sao Paulo February 3, 2011 | Nightlife | Read More
Cowboys Stadium in Dallas, site of Super Bowl XLV (image credit: NFL.com) The Super Bowl, the single biggest spectacle on the US television calendar, is but a blip on the Brazilian broadcast landscape. Here, Paulistanos crowded around the tube this Sunday night are more likely going to be tuned into...

January 17, 2011 | Events | Read More
Al Gore is one of the keynote speakers at this year's Campus Party technology fair (Image courtesy: Center for American Progress Action Fund) Campus Party started this morning at the Imigrantes Expo Center six days of presentations, roundtable debates, product launches and demos to urge and applaud...

Heavy rains hit Sao Paulo again

Heavy rains hit Sao Paulo again January 14, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Image courtesy: Government of Rio de Janeiro Rains that have afflicted Brazil’s southeastern states for the better part of a month today turned Parque Ibirapuera into a lake, rerouting traffic and reminding the city of the tragedies recently befallen compatriots in neighboring Rio de Janeiro state. Heavy...

Ano Novo at O Galeao in Camburi

Ano Novo at O Galeao in Camburi January 5, 2011 | Nightlife | Read More
Camburi and neighboring Camburizinho rang in the New Year with pyrotechnic displays over the praia (beach).  Spectators counted down the final seconds of 2010, before spraying champagne, setting off bottle rockets and shouting celebratory declarations into the night. The scene took on the appearance...

“Presidenta” Dilma takes office

“Presidenta” Dilma takes office January 4, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Image courtesy of President of the Republic of Brazil On New Years Day, Brazil inaugurated a new president Dilma Rousseff, the country’s first woman to occupy its highest office. Rousseff has been dubbed by some as the most powerful woman in the world, given Brazil’s growing influence in global political...

Christmas Quente: São Paulo Hits Beaches for Holidays

Christmas Quente: São Paulo Hits Beaches for Holidays December 24, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Camburi, Litoral Norte, SP The first two installments of this three-part series on Christmas in São Paulo examined the best family-friendly activities and shopping destinations. In the final edition, NileGuide São Paulo (@NG_SaoPaulo) looks at another integral element of the holiday season Sampa-style:...

Oldie but Goodie: Brazilian coach gives interview in “English”

Oldie but Goodie: Brazilian coach gives interview in “English” December 24, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Thanks to the friend of NileGuide São Paulo (@NG_SaoPaulo) who brought this Joel Santana interview to our attention! In what can loosely be interpreted as “English”  (but may one day be recognized as the launch of Portglish), the Brazilian coach of the South African national soccer team...

Last week to enjoy open-air holiday ice rink in Anhangabau

Last week to enjoy open-air holiday ice rink in Anhangabau December 20, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Skating rink at Vale do Anhangabau (image courtesy of SPTuris) Summertime Christmas is a strange phenomenon for most North Americans and Europeans. The city government of São Paulo recently made December a little more familiar for its gringo guests, however, with the opening of an ice rink in Vale...

InterNations Hosts Final 2010 Happy Hour Tonight

InterNations Hosts Final 2010 Happy Hour Tonight December 15, 2010 | What's New | Read More
InterNations Sao Paulo, a networking community for expats and other global minds, hosts its December holiday party tonight at COQ on Rua Tupi in Higienopolis. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mNiphp6zWQQ[/youtube] Video: Inside the bohemian COQ bistro The event starts at 7 p.m. and runs to 2...

CBS Feature on Brazil Runs Light on São Paulo

CBS Feature on Brazil Runs Light on São Paulo December 15, 2010 | What's New | Read More
60 Minutes report on Brazil keeps viewers in the dark about São Paulo (image credit: Thomas Locke Hobbs/Flickr) Steve Kroft of CBS News’ 60 Minutes reported this week on Brazil’s global ascent. His feature, however, glossed over São Paulo’s role in the  country’s economic success...