Brownsville, Texas 050

Why it is Important to Support Architecture

Remember the days when people would purchase a lot in which to build their home, and spend long hours deciding how their homes would look?  They would consult an engineer or an architect, talk about it with friends, and find i...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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Tex-Mex Food

It’s not Mexican Food. It’s Tex-Mex

For some complicated reason, I find myself attempting to describe the difference between authentic Mexican food and what is served here in the Rio Grande Valley at local establishments as Mexican food. Because I am not a food c...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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All Things Frida Kahlo

A few months ago, even maybe a year, I wrote an article about the twelve things I had learned from Gregorio Luke – an expert on the subjet – about Frida Kahlo. Frida will never cease to amaze us, and now a great eve...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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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 Tapia - Gonzales
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Tony Bennett: The Birding Festival’s Anniversary Artist

Unaware at the time, Tony Bennett was predestined to be the artist who inconspicuously married the arts with birding at the Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival. During Bennett’s sophomore year at Texas State University, he was...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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