New vegan restaurant in McAllen an extension of holistic health

About 10 years ago, internist Dr. Dona Cooper realized she could do more for her patients. Those suffering from diabetes, elevated cholesterol or heart disease...

Surface Treatment: Artist shares experiences in working with contemporary, forgotten oil mediums

Not only does Irma Garza Garcia favor traditional themes in her art, but she also favors some almost forgotten painting mediums and techniques. Originally...

Advice: Celebrating 40 years of business, lifetime of friendships

Last week we celebrated our 40th anniversary at McAllen Sports. I was 20 and my husband 27 when we opened our sports apparel business...

Garden View: Increase mowing height, frequency for healthier lawn

As summer approaches and day length and temperature increase so will the frequency that you need to mow your lawn. Driving around I have...

Check out the dunes on your next beach day

In the rush to get over hot sand and into the surf, the plant life of a dune is often overlooked. Fun surprises take shape...

WEEKEND EVENTS — Friday, May 17 – Sunday, May 19

WEEKEND ‘YERMA’ Edinburg Community Theater will present its first theatrical presentation, a “tragic poem” about a childless woman in rural Spain. WHEN 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday WHERE...

The Great Outdoors: Local summer programs offer activities in nature

Seeking to prevent the imminent and infamous “I’m bored” complaint, nature parks in the Rio Grande Valley are offering summer programs for children. The Edinburg...

Surface Treatment: “Welcome Wall” of art is alternative to Trump’s border wall

World-renowned street artist Ron English has brought his visual art genius our way once again. English has invited other street artists to join him...

Advice: Hard work, persistence will help you succeed

Establishing a goal and actually going through with it are two different things. It’s easy to recognize the victorious team, the successful businessperson or the...

Garden View: The importance of trees

Recently, I asked listeners on my radio show how we could — as individuals — reduce our carbon footprint. Our recent celebration of Earth...