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Green activists paint guerrilla cycle lane
George Webster

A group of urban activists have painted a "guerrilla" cycle lane along a busy stretch of road in the center of Mexico City. The group who call themselves the Make Your City Collective say they took matters into their own hands after local government stalled on its promise to build 300 kilometers of cycle lanes by the end of 2012.
Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal | Thursday December 1st, 2011

World's Largest Yoga Class Held in Mexico City

The largest yoga class in history took place in Mexico City on Sunday, Nov. 13th. More than 12,000 people were led by founder of Naam Yoga, Dr. Joseph Michael Levry, in Plaza de la Constitución (Zócalo Square), one of the largest public squares in the world, for the biggest yoga class on record.
Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal | Thursday November 17th, 2011

Mexico City bike activists paint ‘Wikilane’ for cyclists
Lauren Villagran

A group of activist bicyclists painted an unauthorized bike lane – a “Wikilane” – a short ride from Mexico’s national congress to draw attention to their demand: that 5 percent of the national transportation budget go to bike infrastructure.
Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal | Tuesday November 15th, 2011

Indigenous fashion makes a comeback with a contemporary twist on Mexican runways
Associated Press

The models who strode the runway at a recent fashion show here were not only showing off the latest in Mexican designs for hundreds of spectators. Wearing midriff-baring tunics and silk tops emblazoned with bright patterns resembling hieroglyphs, they were also harkening way back to their country’s sartorial past.
Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal | Monday November 14th, 2011

Navigating Mexico City by subway means adventure both above and below ground
Greg West

We meet beneath a black-lit skyscape; constellations swirl overhead, while around us streams of people flow in all directions. I feel like I might be in the world’s only Star Trek–themed nightclub, but in fact I’m being shown the wonders of a lazy Sunday in Mexico City by Aalto, an anthropologist friend I met while studying at the University of Auckland.
Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal | Friday November 11th, 2011

Mexico drinks to its roots
Nicholas Gill

Pulque, a popular workingman's drink dating to the Aztecs that had fallen out of favor long ago, makes a comeback in Mexico, thanks to the Facebook generation.
Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal | Thursday November 10th, 2011

Mexico to earn royalty on light bulb carbon credits
reuters.com

Mexico will earn a royalty on carbon credits generated from energy-saving light bulbs through a world first deal that could pave the way for other developing countries to fund emissions cuts, the investors said on Monday.
Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal | Wednesday November 9th, 2011

Poet Tomas Segovia Dies
EFE

Hispanic writer, poet and essayist Tomas Segovia died in the Mexican capital of complications to the cancer he suffered. He was 84.
Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal | Wednesday November 9th, 2011

Mexico City security: ‘Big Brother’ is watching
Lauren Villagran

Thirteen thousand video cameras capture this city’s every move, making Mexico City one of the most surveilled cities in the world.
Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal | Wednesday November 9th, 2011

Underneath Mexico City's bustle lie Aztec wonders
Sara Miller Llana

Excavations in the middle of downtown Mexico City have unearthed sacred Aztec sculptures, giving archaeologists a glimpse into ancient rituals.
Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal | Tuesday November 8th, 2011

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