MMA

The Rio Grande Valley’s Heritage of Valor and Pride Featured on National Television

Just this past week, I visited the tomb of Harlon Block in the grounds of the Marine Military Academy with journalist Ed Hutchings from the UK who is passionate about our country’s military history and traveled here to pa...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
0

 
 
Walker Smith

Honoring Legacies. Dining by Design Harlingen

Don’t miss this year’s Dining by Design and support breast cancer awareness and research. At noon on Thursday, November the 12th the Casa de Amistad in Harlingen will be open for patrons who will have a chance to ad...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
0

 
 
Columbus' Tomb

The Intriguing Story of Christopher Columbus and its Connection to South Texas and Northern Mexico

During a recent trip to Seville, Spain I visited its ┬áCathedral and marveled at the history and the pompousness of the structure. Inside the cathedral visitors find the “Giralda” the symbol of the city and initiall...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
0

 

 
hidalgo

Taking a Second Look at Mexican Independence Celebrations

Mexican Independence Day is celebrated every September 16, but to kick off the holiday one must experience the Grito de Dolores (a call to action; a cry) the night of September 15 reenacted by the president and every mayor of e...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
0

 
 
White Tailed Deer

Public Hunting Opportunities at Laguna Atascosa

Just in from the folks at Laguna Atascosa Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge (LANWR) will be accepting hunter applications during the month of August for archery and firearm hunts that will take place during the months of...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
0