Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’
 

 
Dorsey in Lake Corpus Christi

Is Buying an RV Worth the Hype?

Several articles are lauding the camping travel experience as the ideal way to practice social distancing while enjoying a wonderful vacation in the great outdoors. Recreational Vehicle rentals have increased 1,000% and sales a...
by Tapia - Gonzales
 

 
 
Mayors Mendez and Lopez

Brownsville and Matamoros Mayors Meet Before the COVID-19 Crisis

NOTE FROM 5/30/2020 – It was inspiring to see the friendly and professional relationship between these two elected officials and the respect they have for each other. I know they will work together to combat the COVID-19 ...
by Tapia - Gonzales
 

 
 
Civil War Brownsville

Central Brownsville Now a National Historic District

It was long overdue, for Brownsville’s downtown is one of the most historic sites in Texas. The downtown has an impressive collection of 19th and 20th century architectural jewels. This newly designated historic district enco...
by Tapia - Gonzales
 

 

 
Winner of the Conjunto 17 and Under Prize at the 2019 Big Squeeze Youth Accordion Competition.

Conjunto Music Legacy

What is Conjunto music? It is nothing like Norteño or Tejano music and has deep roots among the people of the Rio Grande Valley. Conjunto means ensemble. The music has been a witness to the joys and sorrows of the Valley’s M...
by Tapia - Gonzales
 

 
 
The Rio Grande River as seen from the Progreso bridge. The border wall can be seen in the distance.

Nuevo Progreso; Our Mexican Valley Town

A day trip to Nuevo Progreso Mexico never gets old. Just a short walk across the Progreso bridge south of Weslaco disconnects me from routine. My husband and I prefer to visit during the week to avoid the crowds, but with Decem...
by Tapia - Gonzales