Edinburg's Jardin del Arte

Edinburg’s ” Jardin del Arte”

Last month, my husband and I decided to drive to Edinburg, Texas for an Arts Fair called “Jardin del Arte” held at  Edinburg’s City Hall. We have many fond memories of visiting Jardines del Arte all over Mexico and s...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
Sabor Vallero 10th Anniversary

Sexy Dancing in the Valley

Salsa music entered the mainstream in the late 1980s thanks to the popularity of new romantic ballads that substituted the political and social protest lyrics of the past. By the 1990s, salsa had attracted thousands of fans out...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
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Harlingen’s New Art Night

Friday January 31st  2014, marked a new beginning for downtown Harlingen.  A small group of local artists and art enthusiasts decided it was time to showcase Harlingen for what it is: an artsy, hip community with abundant tal...
by Nydia O
 

 

 
House of Mo-Rose

Like no Other Packing Plant in the World

Ultra-Modern Gift Fruit Packing Plant Opening, read a headline in the San Benito News on January 1st, 1962. J. L. Brett, Valley cotton broker turned citrus marketer, announces opening of ultra-modern gift fruit packaging plant ...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
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Artstability

For the past few years, violence has wreaked havoc among the poorest communities of Mexico.  I am not only referring to the number of casualties, but to the loss of economic revenue, especially for those communities which rely...
by Nydia O