- Guia del Ocio – http://www.guiadelocio.com and http://www.descubremadrid.com – to find out events going on around the city.
- El País– Stay current on the news in Spain with its most widely circulated newspaper.
Pedro Almodovar Movies – Almodovar, one of Spain’s most famous filmmakers, took part in the Movida movement in Madrid after Franco’s death and a few of films reflect the movement. If you haven’t already, watch Volover, Hable Con Ella, and Todo Sobre Mi Madre before you go to Madrid
Café Espanol (172 Bleecker St.)- Tapas place right around campus. Find out what your favorite tapas are by going to a traditional Spanish restaurant before going to Madrid.