1st Kingspoint Homeowners Subdivision Trick or Treat Halloween Costume Party

Kingspoint Homeowners Association together with residents living in the immediate vicinity had celebrated the first halloween costume party and competition with a big splash.

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tarpaulin poster at the entrance of the subdivision from Lukaria street

More than 500 entries from Kingspoint subdivision, San Pedro IX, Goodwill Homes 1 and 2, Dupax Compound, Kasiyahan Village, Oro Compound and Alipio Compound  registered at the costume party and competition.

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participants

The event started around past 4:00 pm with a short parade route near the Kingspoint SB Park and Covered Court.

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Mr. Desmond Lim and mom

Mr. Desmond Lim portrayed the character of Mr. Edward Scissorhands, An American film shown in 1990. The story is a romantic dark fantasy film directed by Mr. Tim Burton.

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left to right: Mr. Bea Remoroza, Princess Aya Oiden and Sofi Monique Oiden from Oro Compound- The youngest in this batch is just 2 years-old.

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a young participant dress-up as Son Goku of Dragon Ball Z

Mr. Raiden Bruce (contestant #70) from Katipunan ( kanan ) street. His favorite anime character is Son Goku of (Dragon Ball Z) together with his younger sibling.

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Kingspoint covered court jampacked with parents and their kids

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pop a balloon booth

Participants are also allowed to play at the several booth station manned by students from Kingspoint Montessori School.

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boo busters booth

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photo booth area

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arrow scare oh booth

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Pop-in the pumpkin booth

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Mr. Lamberto Nolasco- Kingspoint Homeowners Association president

According to the short remark made by the homeowner association president, the invited panel of judges are not residents of Kingspoint. This gives the board an impartial judgement on the outcome of the competition.

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Contestant #316 is Mr. John Renz Ace Alimocon from Alipio Compound

He portray the scary the character FredFreddyKrueger from A Nightmare on Elm Street film series. He first appeared in Wes Craven’s A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) as a burnt serial killer who uses a gloved hand with razors to kill his victims in their dreams.

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left to right: mother, Nonna Bernice Saron and Niño Saron

Contestant # 84 Ms. Nonna Bernice Saron portray a School Ghost while Contestant# 83 Mr. Niño Saron portray a Male Dead Zombie Ghost dress in Barong Tagalog. They are residents of King Henry street and studies at Olive Grove School located in San Pedro IX subdivision.

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competition categories with stuffed toys as part of the prize

Costume Categories

Most Charming Prince, Most Dashing Princess, Most Adorable Angel,Cutest Saint,Scariest Spook,Cutest Superhero, Creepiest Creature, Goriest Ghoul, Terribly Terrifying Monster, Most Creative Costume, Best Face Painting.

Age categories 8 years and below- Prince and Princess costumes while 9 to 13 years-old – Scary Costumes

Aside from these awards, There are also candies and a lot of freebies. More participants are expected to join at the next year’s halloween party in 2019.

 

 

 

 

 

 

KHAI Basic Urban Gardening 101

Kingspoint Subdivision in partnership with Barangay Bagbag and nearby villages  Like San Pedro IX , Goodwill 1 and 2 had a short seminar about basic urban gardening 101 .

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The short lectures was held at the Kingspoint Subdivision multi-purpose covered court and several invited speakers like representatives from the barangay, Quezon City and Harvest Corporation. There was also a registration for the attendees.

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The event was well attended by the residents of the place and there was free morning snacks which consisted of noodles, sandwich.  At the end of the short lecture or talks . packets of seeds were given to the attendees courtesy of Harvest Corporation.

 

 

Food Tasting at Trat’s Bar and Grill Restaurant

Trat’s Bar and Grill Restaurant hosted a 2-day Food Tasting Festival on January 12 and 13 ( Thursday and Friday ) for the first 200 walk-in customers . The event highlighted some of the new menus to be offered by the restaurant .

We took the opportunity to sample the new sample dishes. January 12 – sample soup was Maya-maya a type of local fish which is popular – We just ordered rice Php 15.00 per cup  and freshly squeezed lemonade juice which cost Php 40.00. According to Chef Angelo , the restaurant will be selling the maya-maya head soup and bulalo soup for Php 80.00 per order.

Maya-maya head soup

Some of the walk-ins were residents of Goodwill 1 and 2, Barangay Bagbag residents , Kingspoint Subdivision , Holy Child Academy ( Kingspoint branch) faculties and staffs , some came as far as Barangay San Bartolome and tricycle drivers of the place.

early bird customers during the first day 

Saw one of my former classmate Darwin Arnuco together with his friends who also ate there. He is one of the ‘suki’ regular customer at the restaurant.

Holy Child Academy staffs- Kingspoint branch

Holy Child Academy staffs and teachers were among the early bird during the second day .

Bulalo soup

The same group also organized a Kingspoint Community Food Tour a few years ago with the aim to promote the area as an ideal food hub for the residents of the place.

Chef Angelo S. Cerdon

We also had the chance to meet Chef Jose Angelo S. Cerdon ( Manager ) of the Trat’s Catering Services- Aside from tasty grilled barbecue , isaw and sizzling plate . The restaurant  also had a good selection of pancit ( noodles dishes ) . They can cater for a minimum pax of around 30 to 50 to as many as 1,000 people at any event.

Contact : 937-9562 and 937-73-22 / 0915-672-6535 / 0922-8641350

email : joseangelo_cerdon@yahoo.com

 

Connections : God in Everything and Everywhere Book by Rev. Father Tristan Jasper D. Laforteza

Christ the King of the Universe Parish, Kingspoint Subdivision, Bagbag, Novaliches -Quezon City

The author was invited by a friend and a relative for an early morning mass 6:00am  at the Christ the King of the Universe Parish in Kingspoint . This was a special day since a visiting priest from Parokya ng Ina ng Laging Saklolo of Bagong Silang, Caloocan City . There are two celebrant of mass .  According to Father Tristan , He is making rounds within parish churches within the diocese of Novaliches. He had already visited his 12th parish.

Reverend Father Tristan Jasper D. Laforteza together with parishioners 

Reverend Father Tristan Jasper D. Laforteza is a diocesan priest of the Diocese of Novaliches . He was born on January 23, 1985 at Gapan City , Nueva Ecija province. He grew up in Jordan Plains Subdivision , Novaliches , Quezon City where his family resides . He finished his primary education in 1997 at the Mater Carmeli School, Lagro , Quezon City . He then entered Maria Assumpta Seminary in Cabanatuan , Nueva Ecija where he finished his secondary education in 2001 .

Fr. Tristan continued his tertiary education  at the same seminary earning his Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy in 2005 . In his desire to become a priest , he also entered the San Carlos Seminary  at Guadalupe , Makati City wherein he completed his Master’s Degree in Theology in 2010.

Christ the King of the Universe Parish 

Currently , He is a priest assign at the Diocese of Novaliches where the church badly needed repair and there is a chapel nearby which is under going construction . Proceed from the sale of the two books entitled  Connections : God in Everything and Everywhere published in 2012  and LunchBox published in 2013 by Claretian Publications.

parishioners bought books

The first book is written in English with 95 pages and the second book written in Filipino. Each book cost Php 200 

For those willing to help the causes of the Parokya ng Ina ng Laging Saklolo – Bagong Silang for the rehabilitation of their church and construction of a chapel .

Please call (09228418129 ) SUN (09173223909 ( Globe) 

Email: inisparish@ymail.com

 

 

Opening of Yarda : Trailer Food Business

Katipunan Avenue, Barangay Bagbag, Novaliches -Quezon City , Philippines

Yarda is a Tagalog word for yard , Hence the name was given a another food area within Kingspoint Subdivision within Barangay Bagbag in Novaliches ( We did a food crawl within  Kingspoint Subdivision last year together with some friends ). Food Park which had sprung within the area for the past 10 months. There is another one in King Alexander within Kingspoint Subdivision  .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yarda with large rain trees

The author was invited by a friend who lives within the area during the soft opening last September 8, 2016 . The mood was very festive and upbeat. The concept is getting popular because people within the area wanted something new to eat without going very far. Traffic is quite horrendous within the area even on weekends.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yarda 

The place is near the Kingspoint Parish and Goodwill I Subdivision.  The place is clean and well-lighted. There are 11 food stalls and most of the stall holders are first timers in the business.

 

 

 

 

 

the bar

The area is about 380 square meters with a sitting capacity of between 100 to 150 at any given day  .

 

 

 

Rub My Ribs

Rub My Ribs specialties includes baby back ribs with rice at Php 150 ,  barbecue grilled pork belly at Php 150 , bbq puller pork Php 150 , cajuned blackened fish Php 150

R Lapid’s 

R. Lapid’s Chicharon and Barbecue added Pinoy Budget Meals, Crispy pata , barbecue and German sausage .

Cumin

Cumin blends Mexican and Persian style

 

DJ’s Grill

DJ’s Grill specialties includes isaw, pork barbecue among others

The only downside for this place is there is not enough parking space . Yarda is open from 5:00pm to 11:00pm monday to thursday , friday , saturday from 5:00pm to 12mn and sunday 5:00pm to 11:30pm

Update : King MC BeeMadre E’ Figlio Bakeshop,  Kat’s Fusion and ByPass Burger had cease their operations, since the last feature . These establishment were located within Katipunan Avenue just few meters from each other.