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What’s to Love about Texas Food

What’s to Love about Texas Food

April 15, 2012 by · 3 Comments 

Texans take their food as seriously as they do their football. If you slander their vittles, they’re apt to defend their deep-fried passion as though you personally launched another attack on the Alamo. Necessity has frequently mothered our creations, and early Texans had to make do with meager supplies, which is how they wound up […]

Farmers Market in Downtown McAllen

Farmers Market in Downtown McAllen

March 10, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Tucked away in McAllen’s downtown entertainment district, The Market at Alhambra is a new concept in farmers markets. On a recent Saturday, we decided to check it out. It happens from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday with Alhambra, the Mediterranean restaurant and hookah lounge at 519 S. 17th Street as host. A group […]

Rio South Texas: Nature’s Wonders

Rio South Texas: Nature’s Wonders

February 29, 2012 by · 2 Comments 

The Rio Grande Valley nature scene is filled with many wildlife hot spots. We’ll continue our tour of the top nature hot spots in the Rio Grande Valley with a visit to the World Birding Center. The World Birding Center (WBC) The World Birding Center (WBC) is a network of nine unique birding sites in […]

Magic along the Rio Grande

Magic along the Rio Grande

February 19, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Few can dispute the importance of nature tourism in Texas, especially within the Rio Grande Valley. According to a study conducted by Mathis and Matisoff (2004), Texas is the number one birdwatching state/province in North America, and The Valley is considered the number two birding destination in North America. Nestled between the Gulf of Mexico […]

Tip of Texas

Tip of Texas

December 29, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

The Lower Rio Grande Valley rolls out the red carpet for snowbirds. This is Shangri-la, a subtropical paradise, where the average annual T-shirt and shorts temperature is 74 degrees with an average rainfall of only 23.2 inches. This area of extreme deep-south Texas is actually more of a delta than a valley. There are no […]

Texas Coastal Bend Readies for Winter Texans

Texas Coastal Bend Readies for Winter Texans

September 25, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

With most of the U.S. and Canada ending their summer vacations as families get ready to head back to school many snowbirds have started planning and gearing up for another winter in the U.S. Sunbelt. Warm weather hubs such as Ol’ Airy Zonie, Southern California, Florida, and Texas are top destinations for their predictable warm […]

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