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UPFRONT 08 Rescate Playas Isabela: Calendar Contest PAWS Annual Fundraiser 2013 10 Rip Curl Pro: Jobos Beach TASTE 12 Restaurant Profile: Sau Seige: Aguadilla 13 Restaurant and Nightlife Guides 16 Boqueron Brewery: Beer Box 20 Aguadilla Farmers Market: Big Move ARTBEAT 28 Music: Groove Contingency 34 Art: Nadya Bonet: La vida es un corto viaje COVER ART Kurt Zeigler lives in Aguadilla. You can visit him and see his work at Calypso Cafe in Rincon. zieglersurfart@aol.com

EDITOR/PUBLISER/SALES Hannah Griek GRAPHIC DESIGN Barbara Silva COLABORADORES Aleida Mejias, Nasinne Campos, Mara Davila, Rachel Tanner, Andy Klein, Marcus Chaffee, Jorge Castro, Samuel Griek, Alexander Rosado TRADUCCIONES Pro Trans

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Orgullosos de Apoyar las industrias con esta Revista 100% HECHA en La Isla de PUERTO RICO We’re proud to Print & Design this Mag en la Isla 100% MADE IN PUERTO RICO La Isla Reader Magazine es propiedad de Hannah S. Griek Idea original Patentada. P.O. BOX 6069 Aguadilla, 00604 PUERTO RICO Para la reproduccion total y/o parcial del material publicado en esta revista por favor de solicitar una autorizacion por correo electronico con la Editorial para ser aprovada. Todos los derechos estan reservados. El contenido de los avisos publicitarios al igual que las notas de nuestros colaboradores solo representan la opinion de sus autores y/o representantes.

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Now through April 16, you can experience the great golf and hospitality of Royal Isabela starting at $499 per night per Casita, including golf for two and continental breakfast each day. Rates may vary during holidays and weekends. A minimum two-night stay is required on weekends; holiday weekends require a three-night minimum stay. Applicable taxes and service charge are additional.

Royal Isabela is closer than you think Guests stay in individual Casitas, each an expansive one bedroom suite with private terrace, plunge pool and ocean view. All are in close proximity to the golf course as well as other amenities including dining, lounges, tennis, and more.

www.royalisabela.com (787) 609-5888 or (855) 609-5888 toll free


300 LOUNGE, Aguadilla NEW MENU!! Serving Tantalizing Appetizers, Gourmet Burgers, Wraps and more. Craft beers, Wine and Premium Cocktails in a lounge setting. Daily specials and Happy Hours! Now Open for lunch Monday-Friday 11:00am-2:00pm Located across from the Aguadilla Airport (ubicados frente al Terminal del Aeropuerto) Base Ramey Tel. 787-890-5252

BRISAS DEL ATLANTICO, Aguadilla Buffet everyday featuring delicious typcial Puerto Rican food. Specializing in seafood, steaks and mofongo. Buffet criollo todos los dias. Espcialidades en mariscos, carnes y mofongo. Se renta para actividades. Open Daily. Abierto Todos los dias. Carr 110 Km 7.4 Aguadilla Tel. 787.890.1441

FRIJOLES Y CHILANGAS, Aguadilla Since 2008 serving tasty Mexican and International dishes. Creating wonderful memories to thousands of customers. So... come on over, seat back and enjoy your meal with your favorite Margarita! Open daily from 11am State Rd. 110, Km 8.6 Aguadilla Good Food~Good Prices~Happy Mood Inquiries, reservations or take out: 787-692-3204

COCINA CREATIVA, Aguadilla Featuring fresh baked breads,soups and sandwiches, lite lunches & weekly specials. Utilizing fresh local & organic ingredients we bring you an alternative to the usual. Open Monday-Friday 11 am - 4pm Now serving dinner from Tues to Friday 5:30 to 9:30 (new menu) Tel. 787-890-1861 Carr. 110 km 9.8 Auadilla PR (Gate 5 Plaza next to Econo Suoermarket)

COCO LOCO, Playa Jobos, Isabela Come experience the tropics… toes in the sand, coconut in hand... Serving ice cold coconut water to hydrate and replenish. Or add some rum, whiskey or scotch for a classic Puerto Rican drink while watching the waves crash over Jobos rock. Parking @ Los Almendros Rest. or just walk up from the beach.

DANTES CAFE, Isabela Tu nuevo lugar en Isabela para degustra de un buen café. Ven y disfruta de: Espresso, Latte, Cappuccino, Macchiato, “frozen coffee” y “iced coffee”, variedad de refrescos, batidas y smoothies, postres, wraps y pannini’s. Lunes: 9:00am- 5:00pm Martes a Sábados: 9:00am-9:00pm Domingo: 3:00pm-9:00pm Carr. #2 Km 110.1 (marginal frente a Sears) Tel. 939-286-6251 see AD page 20 www.latorreguesthouse.com Playa Jobos, Isabela 787.473.1573


Typical Peruvian Cuisine. Ceviche, Papa Huancaina, Purple Corn Juice and other natural fruit juices. Shaded out door skating in a tropical ambiance. Open Monday-Friday 10:30-3:00pm Belt Rd. (Just after Ramey Shopping Center, Across from CORA University)

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OCEAN FRONT, Playa Jobos, Isabela Creative Caribbean exotic cuisine. Seafood and Steaks with unique and fresh ingredients. Sit on the edge of the Ocean surrounded by the seductive tropical sounds and waves crashing. Guaranteed to exceed your expectations. Live music Fridays and Saturdays on our Ocean Deck. Carr. 4466 Bo. Bajuras Sector Playa Jobos, Isabela Tel. 787.872.3339

EL ANZUELO, Villa Pezquera, Isabela Seafood, Stuffed Plantains, Crab Cakes, Grilled Chicken, Churrasco, Pastas and Burgers.

OLA LOLA’S, Isabela / Aguadilla Fabulous food and drinks in a laid-back beach atmosphere. Amazing burgers, weekly specials, Signature Dips, specialty drinks and craft beers afternoons and evenings. And now the breakfast club @ Ola Lola’s features brunch and lunch specials mornings through midday. Friday to Monday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm, Tuesdays 6:30 am - 2:00 pm. Closed Wed. & Thurs. 787-872-1230 see AD page 23

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ONE TEN THAI, Aguadilla Microbrews on tap and in bottles. Our Beerstro is now open- specializing in craft Wednesday through Sunday 5pm til 10pm. * * L i m i t e d s e a t i n g ; G ro u p s o f 1 5 o r m o re p l e a s e c a l l t o m a k e s p e c i a l a r r a n g e m e n t . * *

Carr. 110, km 9.2 (next to Country Pizza) www.onetenthai.com

see AD page 23 onetenthai@yahoo.com Tel. 787.890.0113

ROSALINDA’S, Aguadilla Comida mexicana, Happy Hours, Margaritas, Cerveza y Mucha Diversión. ¡Ya abierto para el almuerzo! Tel. 787-890-1055 Carr 110 k 9.4 Salida del Gate 5, Base Ramey

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RUM SHACK POOLSIDE, Rincón EAT * DRINK * SWIM $2 Rum & Gun Drinks ALL SUMMER! EVERY WEDNESDAY 6-10pm $5 Burger & Grilled Chicken Sandwiches served with fries. located lower level of the Lazy Parrot Inn 787.823.0103 Route 413, Barrio Puntas, Rincon, PR


BOCA LOCA, Aguadilla Moderno y novedoso, así es Boca Loca. La única alternativa que presenta lo mejor de la cocina latinoamericana en un solo lugar. Obtén una experiencia culinaria única con platos tradicionales de Colombia, Perú, Dominicana, Argentina, Brasil, Panamá, Puerto Rico, Argentina y Méjico entre otros, con sabores que rápidamente adaptarán a tu paladar. Boca Loca Calle Stahl 57 frente al rompeolas Aguadilla Pueblo, Aguadilla PR 00603 Domingo a jueves 11:30 am a 10:00 pm, viernes y sábado 11:30 am a 11:00 pm. see AD page 11 787-891-7474

RED TREE Bar and Grill, Aguada Daily special! Innovating americanized fare: quesadillas, nachos, tacos, wings, shrimp, steaks, chicken and We offer over 25 different homemade hamburgers for all appetites, 8 oz or a of meat (Alf Burger or Dr Heart Great cocktails and 15 different margaritas, mojitos, Tom Collins and all Monday Closed Tuesday - Thursday (Bar) 12pm-12am (Kitchen) 12pm-10:30pm Friday & Saturday (Bar) 12pm-2am (Kitchen) 12pm-12am see AD page 13 Sunday (Bar) 1:30pm-12am (Kitchen) 1:30pm-10:30pm A Alers Aguada, PR (next to Auto Zone) T

NOVECENTO, Aguadilla Ahora renovado te presenta la que es catalogada como la mejor pizza de Además auténticos platos principales de la cocina En nuestro bar, las noches del n de semana sube el beat de la música y se convierte en punto de encuentro de gente chic que va en busca de pasarla Calle Stahl frente al rompeolas Aguadilla Pueblo, Aguadilla Domingo a jueves 11:00 am a 10:00 pm, viernes y sábado 1

PALMAS CAFE, Aguadilla Serving International cuisine using the freshest of ingredients. Full Pasta menu, great homemade burger and Fish sandwich. Selection of Beers and Wine available. Open Tuesday thru Thursday for Lunch 11:AM to 3:30, Friday and Saturday 11:AM to 8:PM Rd. 110 Km.7.3 Int. Intersection 466 (At the blinking light) PH.787.890.4433 “Free Wi-Fi” palmascafe110A@gmail.com and http://www.facebook.com/PalmasCafe110

THE COFFEE SPOT, Aguadilla Ambientes modernos, tu lugar preferido para reuniones de negocios. Panini – Bagels – Wraps – Frozen Drinks – Café Gourmet – Sopas Repostería Fina. Horarios: Lunes a Viernes de 8 am a 9 pm Sábados: 6 pm a 12 pm Domingos: 12 pm a 9 pm

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THE RESTAURANT AT LA CASA, Isabela Open all week by reservation only

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300 LOUNGE, Aguadilla Great Food, Craft beers, Wine and Premium Cocktails in a lounge setting. Daily and Specials. miss VIP and Kareokee Saturdays with the best DJ. Lounge hours Sunday- Thurseday 3:00pm-Midnight Friday 3:00pm-2:00am and Saturday 9:00am-2:00am Located across from the Aguadilla Airport (ubicados frente al Terminal del Aeropuerto) Base Ramey, Aguadilla. Tel. 787-890-5252

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OCEAN FRONT Beach Bar Bistro, Isabela Ocean Deck “Beach Bar Bistro.” Best Happy Hours on the Beach. Live Music Fridays and Saturdays. Top Shelf Specialty drinks, Cold Beer, Fine Wine. Come join us and we will blow your mind. Carr. 4466 Bo. Bajuras Sector Playa Jobos, Isabela Tel. 787.872.3339

OLAJAS, Aguada and girll set atop r coast aguada a cold or waves against r and jamming to some tunes. Wednesday & Thurseday 3pm-12am*Friday & Saturday 12pm-2am*Sunday 12pm-12am Located near the “bañario” Aguada’s public beach access in Pico de Piedra Rd 441 Inter. 115

SHIPWRECK Bar & Grill, Rincón Serving International Homestyle cooking in a tropical outdoor setting. Offering daily speicals fo Fresh Fish (like Wahoo and Mahi-Mahi). Don’t miss our signature NY Stip Steaks, Pig Roast Sundays, Raw Bar Wednesdays. 3-7pm and Located to and 564 Calle Black Eagle, Rincón 787.823.0578 www.rinconshipwreck.com

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