Archive for April, 2021

Alligator in Harlingen, Texas

Valley Wild

This morning we had the unusual privilege of welcoming an uninvited guest; an  alligator  about 10 feet long, was casually swimming in the murky waters of the Arroyo Colorado.    It is not the first time we see an alligato...
by Tapia - Gonzales

Spanglish Advertising

Not English, not Spanish, just Spanglish

I’m sure most of you have seen many different variations of advertising in the “ Spanglish” language, billboards and ads are everywhere today as they were yesterday. Sometimes, I don’t believe we even notice the “lang...
by Tapia - Gonzales

Reuben Garza

Reuben Garza’s Journey with Tejano Music

Reuben Garza is no stranger to awards ceremonies, he has been inducted to the Hall of Fame of Conjunto Music in Alice, Corpus Christi and San Antonio, Texas, and he was also a Latin Grammy nominee for best Bajo Sexto player. Th...
by Tapia - Gonzales


Isla del Padre

La Isla Del Padre

Uno de los mayores atractivos del Valle del Rio Grande es sin duda la Isla del Padre.  El lugar ideal para pasar el verano tomando el sol, comprando y disfrutando de sus restaurantes o preparando una tradicional carne asada. ...
by Tapia - Gonzales


Young Art Enthusiasts

Young, talented and enthusiastic art lovers participated in the first Harlingen Art Walk at Baloo’s of Harlingen, Texas.  The photo featured in this article is a fluorescent painting by Astrid Garza of Roma, Texas. Astrid is...
by Tapia - Gonzales