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Tag Results for "Ernest Hemingway"

Havana Bar Sloppy Joe’s Sees Major Upgrade

Sloppy Joe's, one of the legendary Havana bars of the 20th century for its bohemian clientele, its long bar and famous customers like Ernest Hemingway and Spencer Tracy, has reopened its doors after almost half a century in ruins thanks to a painstaking reconstruction aimed at giving the city back some important memories. continue reading »

Cuban Bar Makes Record-Breaking Daiquiri, Celebrates Ernest Hemingway’s Birthday

A Cuban bar created the world’s largest daiquiri over the weekend. To celebrate its 195th anniversary, Havana’s El Floridita bar set a new world record with a giant daiquiri. continue reading »

Cuba’s Floridita Bar Seeks to Win Guinness World Record For 73-gallon Daiquiri

Cuba's Floridita bar, one of the favorite haunts of U.S. writer Ernest Hemingway during his time in Havana, mixed a giant 275-liter (73-gallon) daiquiri to beat the world record as part of the celebrations of the establishment's 195th anniversary. continue reading »

The Running of the Bulls San Fermin Festival Ends with No Gorings

The eighth and final running of the bulls of this year's San Fermin festival was one of the fastest and cleanest, ending in two minutes and 33 seconds with no apparent gorings. Six fighting bulls and an equal number of tame steers from the Torrehandilla-Torreherberos estate made their way quickly along the streets of this northern Spanish city Saturday, continue reading »

Creator of the Daiquiri, Hemingway’s Favorite Cuban Bar Turns 195

Iconic Cuban fish restaurant and cocktail bar El Floridita, famed for its daiquiris and known as Ernest Hemingway's favorite hangout in Havana, marked its 195th anniversary on Friday. continue reading »

Maria Sans, the Inspiration for Hemingway’s Maria in “For Whom the Bell Tolls”, Dies at 91

Maria Sans, the woman who inspired the character Maria in Ernest Hemingway's 1943 novel "For Whom the Bell Tolls, died in Mataro, a city outside this northeastern Spanish metropolis. She was 91. continue reading »