Violent Cities in Texas

The Rio Grande Valley much Safer than the rest of Texas.

How I wished I had read Dan Solomon’s story published January 23, 2015 by Texas Monthly online edition before my RGV promotional trip to Fort Wayne, Indiana.  The title of the article is “The FBI’s List of th...
by Nydia O
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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 Nydia O
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Collector's Festival RGV

RGV Collector’s Festival. En Español

Reunidos para celebrar el pasatiempo. Para muchos es un pasatiempo, para otros una obsesión, incluso para unos más es un estilo de vida; así es el coleccionismo y el pasado fin de semana, la ciudad de McAllen lo pudo atestig...
by Luis Suner
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The Other Immigrants / Refugees

Along the border between Mexico and the United States, in an area in south Texas known as the Rio Grande Valley we have seen an influx of two types of immigrants/ refugees, but only one has made it to the national news networks...
by Nydia O
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Calaveras & Catrinas

As we approach the somber holidays of Halloween and Dia de Los Muertos – Day of the Dead – the plethora of costumes and figurines surface everywhere. We hear about altar exhibits and Pan de Muerto – Bread of the Dead – ...
by Nydia O
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