Archive for July, 2020
 

 
Mayors Mendez and Lopez

Brownsville and Matamoros Mayors Meet Before the COVID-19 Crisis

NOTE FROM 5/30/2020 – It was inspiring to see the friendly and professional relationship between these two elected officials and the respect they have for each other. I know they will work together to combat the COVID-19 ...
by Tapia - Gonzales
 

 
 
Civil War Brownsville

Central Brownsville Now a National Historic District

It was long overdue, for Brownsville’s downtown is one of the most historic sites in Texas. The downtown has an impressive collection of 19th and 20th century architectural jewels. This newly designated historic district enco...
by Tapia - Gonzales
 

 
 
Winner of the Conjunto 17 and Under Prize at the 2019 Big Squeeze Youth Accordion Competition.

Conjunto Music Legacy

What is Conjunto music? It is nothing like Norteño or Tejano music and has deep roots among the people of the Rio Grande Valley. Conjunto means ensemble. The music has been a witness to the joys and sorrows of the Valley’s M...
by Tapia - Gonzales