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Brownsville ca 1938

Historic Brownsville, Texas

This picture was taken circa 1938 at Brownsville’s Market Square. I am amazed at the cost for a dozen tamales. Right now the dozen is averaging $6.50 at different venues throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Brownsville is a ...
by La Vida Valle
 

 
 
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The Green Heron. Find it in The Rio Grande Valley

Neil Glenn shared this information via South Texas Nature facebook page. January’s Bird-of-the month is Green Heron (Butorides virescens). It has just been named the ABA’s Bird-of-the-Year, so we echo that accolade ...
by La Vida Valle
 

 
 
Brownsville

Tidbits with my Jewish Friends in Brownsville, Texas.

One of the reasons most of us wake up in the morning is to make a difference in someone’s life. Sometimes this goal leads us to amazing places, and gets us closer to the people of our community. I met Mrs. Rachel Torres s...
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Lon C Hill home at Museum

Two Local Museums Facing Challenges

    Harlingen’s Art & Heritage Museum and the Iwo Jima Memorial Museum & Gift Shop welcome thousands of visitors each year.  Both opt to offer free admission to their guests, and both are asking for your he...
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Bishop Flores

A Letter from Bishop Daniel Flores on Immigration

I wanted to share this post with our readers because I had the opportunity to attend this event where the Bishop’s words moved me to tears. His sensitive and profound approach to the complicated humanitarian issues we fac...
by La Vida Valle