WEEKEND EVENTS — Friday, May 31 – Sunday, June 2

WEEKEND ‘EL GRANDE’ ARCHERY TOURNAMENT The third annual triple threat archery match consists of three archery tournaments in one. The first in an indoor game known...

IDEA Quest High School counselor encourages local youth to invest in RGV

IDEA Quest College Preparatory counselor Marcos Silva remembers a survey revealing 97% of his students would rather live somewhere other than the Rio Grande...

Garden View: There are many reasons to garden

Gardening is a great way to connect with nature and to unwind and relax. It can also be enjoyed alone or with family. Research...

Por Vida: Superfan adds RGVFC to soccer video game

Podcast host and Rio Grande Valley Football Club superfan Edson Ochoa wanted to play as his favorite United Soccer League team in the soccer...

Comedienne Anjelah Johnson talks connection with RGV audience: ‘I could feel the laughter’

BY A. COLLEEN DEGUZMAN | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR Comedienne Anjelah Johnson wants people to experience joy. The stand-up star, actress and former NFL cheerleader will perform...

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...