Sunday, July 20, 2014

The Lounge At The Airport In San Juan, Puerto Rico

The Lounge is a new VIP space in the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico.   The new development, by Global Lounge Network has 5,000-square-feet and include: sitting/meeting spaces, a dining area, an upscale bar, a quiet room with available charging stations, another room that provides a planetarium-like atmosphere, and a kids room complete with playthings and an Xbox gaming console. The Lounge can accommodate up to 150 patrons.

An investment of around $700,000 went into building The Lounge.  The Lounge is a neutral VIP lounge, it is not affiliated to any airline.  The Lounge has received steady visits from high-end frequent fliers, and Global Lounge Network also hopes to capitalize on the recent influx of offshore investors that have been lured to Puerto Rico as a result of economic incentives.


Sunday, July 13, 2014

The Beach Club To Be Built In Isla Verde, Puerto Rico

A multi-use development to be known as the Beach Club will be built at the former site of Tropimar Beach Club & Convention Center in Isla Verde, Puerto Rico.  Engineering firm MLM Group will invest $5 million to develop the Beach Club.

The Beach Club will be located in the middle of the Carolina public beach and it is within sight of Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport and minutes from the popular Isla Verde tourism area.

The Beach Club will include a restaurant, also called The Beach Club, that will feature open-air dining and a river-shaped pool.  The Music Venue, a concert hall with a capacity for 2,000 people, will occupy the second floor of the complex.  Several other restaurant and retail establishments are also expected on site.

The project is expected to generate around 200 direct jobs.  MLM Group will also be in charge of the operations at the Beach Club in Isla Verde.  The Beach Club in Isla Verde will complement other beach attractions: the Blue Flag public beach and the Aquasol Water Park.


Sunday, June 29, 2014

Paddleboarding In Rincon, Puerto Rico

Rincón, Puerto Rico has been voted the best town in the United States for standup paddleboarding.  SUP Magazine, a print and digital publication dedicated to the sport, invited readers to pick the best standup paddleboarding (SUP) spot in the nation.

Rincon is known around the world for surfing and now it has emerged as a hotspot for the fast-growing sport of standup paddleboarding.  The town of Rincon, has always been a popular destination for tourist, thanks to world-class waves, whale watching and stunning sunsets.

Eight towns were in the competition: Rincón, Honolulu (Hawaii), Wilmington (North Carolina), Boise (Idaho), Jupiter (Florida), Seattle (Washington), Charleston (South Carolina), and Dana Point (California).


Saturday, June 28, 2014

Puerto Rico From The Sky

Puerto Rico from the sky:

Puerto Rico desde el cielo from LENNYWOOD on Vimeo.


Sunday, June 22, 2014

San Juan, Puerto Rico


Sunday, June 15, 2014

Plans For A Boardwalk In The Tourist Areas Of San Juan, Puerto Rico

The Puerto Rico government is planning a $29 million investment in a boardwalk linking Old San Juan with other popular tourism areas in San Juan, Puerto Rico.  The Paseo Puerta de Tierra would give pedestrians and cyclists safer and easier access to the Condado tourism area as well as the Convention Center District.  The Paseo Puerta de Tierra would include oceanfront sections along Muñoz Rivera Avenue heading into Old San Juan.  There are also plans for a terraced park overlooking the Atlantic Ocean between Escambrón Beach and the Capitol building.

The Paseo Puerta de Tierra project will create 300 jobs and it includes: a $4.3 million in improvements to Tren Street to serve as the bus route in Old San Juan, $4.5 million to improve the connection for cyclists and pedestrians between Condado and the San Juan Islet, and a $15.6 million walkway along the oceanfront Muñoz Rivera Avenue from Escambrón Beach to the Capitol.


Sunday, June 1, 2014