Tag Archives: Rancho Viejo

Harlingen Medical Center’s Ninth Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Harlingen Medical Center Golf Tournament

The Harlingen Medical Center presents its ninth annual Charity Golf Tournament benefiting Valley Haven Inc. Registration begins at 7 a.m. with an 8:30 a.m. tee off. Lunch and awards for first, second and third place will follow. Registration is $300 per three-person team and includes green fee, cart, range balls, breakfast and lunch. Only one single digit handicap player per team. Registration forms and sponsorship forms are available online. Submission…

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ART, WINE & CHEESE featuring Don Breeden

Rancho Viejo hosts its quarterly Art, Wine & Cheese mixer at The Casa Grande  featuring artist Don Breeden and his paintings. Guests will enjoy complimentary cheese and wine while viewing Breeden’s paintings. Attendees also have a chance to participate in a Blind Auction for one special painting Breeden is donating. A cash bar is available as well as pieces available for purchase. This event is open to the public and…

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Farmers Market Freshness

Rebecca de la Garza buys a specialty bread from April Kminiak of Frannys' Garden of Bayview at the Brownsville farmers market.

Although the Rio Grande Valley is one of the state and country’s best fertile regions to grow fruits, vegetables and livestock, consumers have not had the opportunity to get the best the land produces unless they go to a grocery store or to a fruit stand. Winter vegetables, for example, usually ship to many places in the United States. Goat cheese isn’t a supermarket staple in this part of the…

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Resaca Walls Protect Property

A retaining wall under construction along a resaca in the Brownsville area. (VBR)

Although the city of San Benito bills itself as the Resaca City due to the waterway that meanders through the town, there are other parts of Cameron County that boast the historic channels cut into the landscape by the Rio Grande over the centuries, among them the Brownsville, Rancho Viejo, Los Fresnos and Bayview areas. A resaca is an old river channel created by floods that carved out the Rio…

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