"The excitement builds up as the 65th Miss Universe season comes into full swing. In time for the pre-pageant activities starting January 14, Philippine bet Maxine Medina received a rousing “send-off” party organized by the Binibining Pilipinas Charities, Inc."
You know you’re at the heart of entertainment when the country’s biggest stars deem the pinnacle of success is a concert at the Big Dome – the home of top local and foreign acts, and world sports matches.
An old icon formerly known as the New Frontier Theater reborn into an upcoming new, unrivalled go-to venue for mid-scale concerts, award shows and other exciting events at the most accessible point in Metro Manila.
“What I like about working here is the fact that it feels like my own cocoon. I’ve got my job up a high rise, and, down below, there are plenty of places to eat. I’ve got game at my favourite shop in Gateway Mall that I frequent, and I’ve caught a concert or two with the girlfriend – all without leaving the Center. And because the MRT is so accessible, commuting has not been a problem, because with traffic these days... ooof!”
“My parents grew up around here. I’ve grown up with an affinity with the past. The history here is unbelievable. The first mall in the country rose here, Ali Mall, where now you have satellite offices of government services – I can’t say enough about how convenient it was when I had to accompany my daughter who filed an SSS application. These days, convenience is king.”
“I’m all for those new developments but I really like how contained the New Farmers Plaza seems, like you can find everything there and at really low prices. My husband discovered these amazing Marikina made leather boots! I bought so many things for my kids there, too, and it didn’t break my wallet. It also makes me happy seeing small business operators thriving.”
At Gateway, film fanatics will enjoy the state-of-the-art facilities, including the famed Dolby ATMOS Cinema Sound, that make the country’s first Cineplex comprised of 10 well-appointed cinemas a true sensory experience.
Ali Mall houses four of the first digital cinemas in the country, this Cineplex offers audiences sleek, spacious, and well-equipped movie theatres with Dolby Digital and Sony Dynamic Digital theater systems.
Excited? Check out what is showing on Gateway Cineplex 10!
Check out what is showing on Ali Mall Cineplex 4! Relax see a movie.
Thumbs up or down? What do we think? Check out our reviews!
The newest art space in the metro, located at the 5th level of the Gateway Tower and managed by the J. Amado Araneta Foundation (JAAF).
The first and only air-conditioned, 450sqm. open-air floating garden restaurant located in Gateway Mall, open to diners and may be booked for private functions.
An open-air hangout at the 5th level of the Gateway Tower where visitors and shoppers can enjoy a respite from the busy commercial center below.
Six levels of retail shops seamlessly extended from Gateway Mall is a haven for gadget and gaming aficionados, branded item hunters and delulxe services clientele.
The only fresh market within a shopping complex, this iconic locale is the largest fresh produce market in Metro Manila with a live fish section.
Flowering plants, an assortment of greenery and even lawn ornaments abound in this garden within the shopping complex, flanked by numerous Dangwa-style fresh flower shops.
An array of amazingly affordable items in a convenient, one-stop tiangge-style air-conditioned setting perfect for both the budget conscious and the wily deal hunter.
A deluxe experience with plush La-Z-Boy seats and posh cinema features. Can be booked for corporate screenings and private events.
Foodies delight in this weekend food park featuring an amazing array of gastronomic delights to be enjoyed under the stars beside an iconic entertainment landmark.
An interactive art gallery located a stone’s throw away from the Araneta Center where visitors can become “part of the art” by talking pictures with them.
This haunt along Gen. Romulo St. is a lively hub of novelty/vintage stores, art galleries, and cafes peppered with music gigs, ukay-ukay and pop-up threater performances.
This gallery showcases the best of Philippine contemporary art and has become the home of the country’s finest artists. Bar none.
The name synonymous to “great pizza,” thanks to top-of-line line ingredients from the perfect crust to the freshest toppings.
The world’s number one taco restaurant serving ultimate foodie favorites like burritos, signature quesadillas and nachos.
With its famous Blizzard – the original “served upside-down” treat! – the world’s number one ice cream chain is a dessert lover’s favorite.
The first Novotel brand of AccorHotels in the country, this deluxe businessman’s hotel is truly first of its class. Best Hotels in APAC voted for.
A casual dining restaurant that serves a wide selection of favourite Japanese and Singaporean dishes. Did you know that Sachi means "Fortune"?
The only local franchisee of New York’s Urbani Truffles, named after a prestigious and respected family in the truffle business for generations.
When we say we’re literally the center of the metro, we’re not kidding. The 35-hectare Araneta Center sits squarely at the heart of Quezon City, at the crossroads of two major roadways, EDSA and Aurora Boulevard. Commuters can conveniently access it from the North-South and East West corridors of Metro Manila: Via jeepney and bus routes, as well as two major train systems, the MRT-3 and LRT-2.
Have you got all day to read this? The Center has 2,108 tenants in over 1.1 million square meters of shopping area so you can pretty much shop ‘til you drop. And when you feel like dropping, remember there are ___ food tenants all over the center to nourish you for another round of shopping. Now, on certain days you could choose to catch some shows or a sports game at either the Smart Araneta Coliseum or Kia Theatre. If movies are more your jam, we’ve got two Cineplexes with a total of 14 cinemas playing the latest blockbusters. This is just the tip of the proverbial iceberg.
We’re glad you asked. For long term plans, you might want to work here in one of the numerous BPO offices. After all, the rise of the CyberPark is in full swing, with CyberPark Tower 1(CPT1) ready for occupancy and with several offices about to open; and CPT2 construction ongoing. Or you could move in, for the total experience – we already have 10 of the planned 19 residential towers that comprise the Manhattan Garden City already up and lived in.
Via MRT-3 on EDSA, go to Cubao station from either Monumento (if you are coming from the north) or Taft (if you are coming from south). LRT-2 also has a Cubao station a few stops from Santolan station from east, and a little farther from Recto station from west. Buses also ply the EDSA route coming from as far as Baguio from the north, and even Mindanao via the Batangas-Laguna route from the south; and Cogeo, Marikina and Antipolo jeeps abound along Aurora Boulevard. Both commuter routes hit the EDSA/Aurora Blvd intersection, which is just a block away from the entry point of the Araneta Center. Car owners may follow these commuter routes but, for your sanity, we suggest you take side roads and minor roads (like P. Tuazon or Main Avenue) into the Center – with Waze as your trusty partner!
We have the multi-awarded Gateway Mall, whose construction sparked the renaissance of the Araneta Center. There is also Ali Mall, which was the first mall in the country, named after the late boxing icon Muhammad Ali who not only fought the famed “Thrilla in Manila” boxing bout at the Araneta Coliseum but also came back to inaugurate it. Then, finally, there’s the New Farmers Plaza, which is a shopping destination for bargain hunters.
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