On the advent of Ochenta y Dos’ first year-and-a-half in Mérida, we spoke to Dave Omer Dodge about what led him and his husband here, and what it takes to pull off such a grand project.
We were excited to meet Ed and Chris, two relatively new Centro residents who have opened their doors 8th Showcase of Homes.
The Palomeque family compound is the grand dame of Fundacíon BAI’s Showcase of Homes this year. A talk with the 80-year-old owner, whose father built it.
The owner of a local SpeeDee auto service center franchise in Col. Mexico talks to us about the challenge of owning a car here. And yes, we found a mechanic who speaks fluent English.
When a space next door became available, Pola Gelato Shop took it and created Pola Juice Bar. An interview with one of the owners about how they found success in Calle 55.
“I guess my whole life I wanted to have a coffee shop,” says Georgina Kemp. And now she has one, at Door 54, on Calle 37.
Cuau Solis dangled a little chair over Calle 55’s sidewalk and Mérida’s creative scene hasn’t been the same since.
When we saw Erich Briehl selling bags of charcoal, we figured he was on to something, so we sat down for an interview.
Updated: Being an expat often means giving up some of your favorite foods, but many restaurants here offer familiar tastes of home each Thanksgiving. Here is our 2015 dining guide.
The Showcase of Homes kicks off Mérida’s high season once again as hundreds of people criss-cross the Centro to tour seven private abodes that represent the best in architecture and décor.