Garden view: Classes on gardening coming soon

BY BARBARA STORZDo you ever get confused about what to plant and when? Or, would you like to know how to attract wildlife to...

New outdoor program by Quinta Mazatlan suited for all fitness levels

For those craving a mind/body balance, Quinta Mazatlan hears you. Beginning February and until May, from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday, the urban sanctuary...

McAllen resident fights cancer through staying active, building strength

BY AMANDA A. TAYLORLarry Prater sees walking and jogging as a way to keep his health on track. In the 1980s, Prater would run...

Garden View: Garden recovery after the freeze

BY BARBARA STORZIf you took the measures to keep your sub-tropical and tropical plants covered during the freeze this week, chances are the dip...

Boston Marathon official: Race events should cater to runners

T.K. Skenderian is the communications director for the Boston Athletic Association, which is responsible for the Boston Marathon, the world’s oldest annual marathon.Next week’s...

Garden View: Beets for better health

BY BARBARA STORZWant to improve your health? Adding fresh vegetables to our diets has been shown by researchers to be an easy way to...

Celebrating the beautiful birds of Quinta Mazatlán

BY JOHN BRUSHWhen I see the excitement a beautiful bird brings out of people — the smiles and gasps, the high-fives and hugs after...

Brownsville resident started running for reflection, prayer

BY AMANDA A. TAYLORUndergoing moments of stress and personal strife can manifest as physical and emotional pain throughout the body. For one Brownsville resident,...

Garden View: Kitchen gardening class offered in Spanish

BY BARBARA STOZDo you know someone who wants to learn more about growing vegetables? Classes are sponsored by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service under...

The question of rare birds

BY JOHN BRUSHOne of the most exciting things as a bird watcher is the rare bird. Depending on the location, time of year and...