Food & Entertainment

Venue Gives Valley Boost

Welcomed with great fanfare and full houses, the $88-million, 219,000-square-foot Bert Ogden Arena opens a new chapter in the Rio Grande Valley as the largest entertainment venue in South Texas and a boon for regional economic development. An estimated 5,000 people turned out for grand-opening ceremonies and arena tours in August, entertainer Luis Miguel performed a sold-out concert in September, followed by a near sell-out for a WWE wrestling card.…

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Comeback in Brownsville

Downtown Brownsville is a happening place again. The once thriving central business district is undergoing a major transformation, and much of the credit is…
Brownsville

Mesquite Delivers Flavor

Looking out over drought-parched ranchlands in 2012, Victoria Cappadona noticed one native type of vegetation holding forth, keeping its green amidst the dryness. It…
McAllen

Historic Home Finds New Life

The landmark house on the corner of Bryan Road and 2 Mile Line in…
Mission

Local, Healthy Eating is Made

Making smart, healthy dietary choices is challenging when combined…
Brownsville

Bandera Brings New Brew to Harlingen

Downtown Harlingen has scored big points with the addition of the new…
Harlingen