david Lindo

Las Aventuras de un “Pajarero” Urbano

Este año se celebran 20 años del Festival de las Aves del Valle del Rio Grande, y los preparativos están en su fuerza. Muchas de las luminarias del mundo de las aves van a estar presentes como Jeffrey Gordon, presidente del ...
by Tapia - Gonzales
 

 
 
Aida Opera 2

Saturday at the Met in the RGV

Just got back from watching The Met Live in HD at our local Cinemark theater. This time the opera was Giuseppe Verdi’s Aida. One of the most well-known operas of all time.  I wrote a short article about why I love to go ...
by Tapia - Gonzales
 

 
 
payday

The Fine Print Behind Pay Day and Title Loan Companies

Jennifer Carr Allmon, associate director with the Texas Catholic Conference visited Brownsville on June third as part of a trip to listen and document stories from the local community about their experiences with Payday or Titl...
by Tapia - Gonzales
 

 

 
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
 

 
 
Charles Stillman

How Fortunes were made in the Rio Grande Valley. Charles Stillman

This Throwback Thursday we reintroduce Charles Stillman, founder of Brownsville, Texas. Never ceases to amaze me how the region was such a land of opportunity. An opportunity that not always proved legitimate, but an opportunit...
by Tapia - Gonzales