Protecting your landscape from freezing temps

BY ASHLEY GREGORYBefore we dive into protecting your landscape from the dropping temperatures and chilling wind, allow me to introduce myself.I grew up in...

WEEKEND EVENTS — Friday, Nov. 16 – Sunday, Nov. 18

Submit your event to tcupples@themonitor.com by 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for the following Friday.WEEKEND‘TARZAN’Based on Disney’s epic animated musical adventure and Edgar Rice...

Sixth annual McAllen Tamale Fest benefits McAllen Boys and Girls Club

BY FRED RAMOSThe sixth annual McAllen Tamale Fest is a dream for lovers of tamales.One such lover will be the winner of the tamale...

A day dedicated to the dead gives birth to new downtown McAllen art gallery

BY NANCY MOYERNov. 2 always offers a hardy assortment of Dias de los Muertos exhibitions in McAllen, and this year, restaurateur and artist, Isaac...

Advice: You are your child’s life coach

BY MARIA LUISA SALCINESChildren react differently to discipline. Some get it right away; they listen and respond when you talk to them. Others are...

Preventing diabetes — the role of fruits and veggies

BY BARBARA STORZNovember is National Diabetes Awareness Month and Nov. 14 is World Diabetes Day. Around the globe people struggle to prevent or control...

Christian artist Matthew West: Tour stop in Hidalgo with Jeremy Camp ‘more than a...

There’s a page on Matthew West’s website that is reserved for stories. It’s for people to share their hardships, their moments when they saw...

WEEKEND EVENTS — Friday, Nov. 9 – Saturday, Nov. 11

Submit your event to tcupples@themonitor.com by 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for the following Friday.WEEKENDMARIACHI JUVENIL AZTLAN CONCERTThe event will combine the Mariachi Juvenil...

Academic artists from around Texas participated in annual size-themed exhibition at STC

BY NANCY MOYERThe Art Department at South Texas College hosted an interesting art exhibition in October. Unfortunately, it was part of the Texas Association...

Advice: Children listen, observe and imitate

BY MARIA LUISA SALCINESRaising well-behaved children is not a result of luck.The way you respond to situations may be the root of your children’s...

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