Recreation & Tourism

A player at Topgolf in Pharr reacts to one of his shots. (VBR)

This Golf is High-Tech

Topgolf is not so much about golf as it is a technology-driven entertainment experience. In fact, more than half of the people who visit Topgolf venues are non-golfers. And only eight percent classify themselves as avid players of the game. The new Topgolf in Pharr, the 50th location in the franchise, features three levels with 72 stations from which to whack balls out into a large area filled with targets.…

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RGV Towns Share Nature Prize

From the deck at Estero Llano Grande State Park in Mercedes, I watched approximately 2,000 black-bellied whistling ducks in Ibis Pond as they looked…
Mercedes

Birding by the Numbers

Some 800 birders visited the Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival in November, its 25th year as one of the premier birding events in the…
Alamo

Edinburg Seeks Executive Director

The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce and Edinburg Convention &…
Edinburg

McAllen Day in Monterrey Oct. 24

The McAllen Chamber of Commerce, City of McAllen, Rio Grande Regional…

Venue Gives Valley Boost

Welcomed with great fanfare and full houses, the $88-million,…
Edinburg