Professional Services

The State's old marquee announces Bridal Show 2021 in Mercedes.

Bridal Show Heralds Return To Celebrations

The marquee on the old State movie theater announced a new event playing. “Bridal Show 2021,” the sign announced alongside Texas Avenue in downtown Mercedes. The movies may be long gone at the State, but there’s new life inside the former movie house and the adjoining First National Bank building. The two historic Mercedes buildings now house Jose’s Cafecito Courtyard & Catering. On a late August evening as summer waned…

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Educators Extend Passion Into Business

Avi Gonzalez and Karina Vela have plenty to do with their day jobs as public school music educators.  In early 2020, they added even…
San Benito

Authenticity & History Fuel La Placita Reemergence

Thomas and Ashley Garcia were aspiring entrepreneurs in the summer of 2018 and looking for the right spot to start their coffee shop business.…

Front Yard Displays Spread Cheer

Even through challenges, separations and hardships, the need to share…

Edinburg Agent Perseveres Through Challenges

When 18-year-old Priscilla Cavazos walked through the doors of Fred…

Beekeeper Keeps Family Tradition Alive

Miguel Lozano holds a tiny wooden box with a mesh top and points to…