Advice: Love is not just for the young

MARIA LUISA SALCINES | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR When I was in my 20s and would see couples in their 50s or 60s being romantic,...

Garden view: Grow a bountiful bee garden

BARBARA STORZ | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR Plants and crops depend on bees and pollinators to reproduce. So pollinators should be an important part of...

Weekend Events: Friday, Feb. 15 – Sunday, Feb. 17

WEEKEND LIVE MUSIC Al Mikesh will perform Friday, Ron & Nancy will perform Saturday and Renaissance Rockers will perform Sunday. WHEN 1 to 5 p.m. Friday and...

WWE star Elias ready to roast the Rio Grande Valley

MIRIAM RAMIREZ | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR Watch out, Rio Grande Valley! WWE superstar Elias says anything he comes across during his visit to the...

Education Spotlight: Hidalgo ISD Special Education Department launches new skills shop

Hidalgo Early College High School Special Education Department started a wood craft shop called The Pirates Plank. This shop was incorporated into the Learning...

Prevention is best when controlling bur clover

ASHLEY GREGORY | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR This mild weather has been perfect for getting out and doing some yard work; if you’ve been doing...

Surface Treatment: Musical instruments become the canvas for bead painting

NANCY MOYER | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR “Symphony of Color” is indeed a mood-lifting experience. On display at the International Museum of Art and Science’s...

Advice: Spend meaningful time with your children

Some children are good communicators and will let you know what they are thinking or feeling. Then there are children who have a difficult...

‘It is a dance’: Bloodless bullfights in La Gloria

A beloved sport originating in Spain was brought to the Rio Grande Valley almost two decades ago. The 19th annual Bloodless Bullfight season began Dec....

Weekend Events — Friday, Feb. 8 – Sunday, Feb. 10

WEEKEND ALEGRÍA 2019 Ballet Folklórico UTRGV performs in its annual event. WHEN 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday WHERE Rio Grande Valley Performing Arts Complex COST $15...