Dr. Katherine McAllen Speaking at IMAS on Folding Screens in Colonial Latin America

Dr. Katherine McAllen will be speaking at the International Museum of Art & Science (IMAS) on Saturday, March 31, 2018 starting at 1:00 p.m. Dr. McAllen’s presentation, titled “Luxuries of Trade: Folding Screens in Colonial Latin America,” will examine the technique of painting folding screens, known as biombos, in colonial Latin America. Beginning with Spanish... read more

What is a Converted Texan, anyway?

After working with Winter Texans for 10+ years, I’ve found that there are so many unique niche groups within the Winter-Texan market.  From golfers to quilters to 1st Responders to Red Hatters to singles, every time I turn around, I find a group of you who share similar interests. My first year in the ‘business,’ a group... read more

City of McAllen Wins Statewide Community Health Challenge

Texas-sized competition promoted healthy living For the first time, the City of McAllen was the winner for its size category in the IT’S TIME TEXAS (ITT) Community Challenge, which ended March 4. More than 2,200 members of the McAllen community participated, logging 1,881,750 minutes of activity and 273 pounds lost during the challenge.  "This was a unique opportunity for McAllen residents to get healthy.... read more

Winter Babies at the Gladys Porter Zoo

Gladys Porter Zoo staff is excited to announce the births of three female Grant’s zebras. On January 15, the first of the three foals was born. The second followed on February 7, and just five days later, on February 12, the last foal was born. All three have been under the care of their mothers since birth.... read more

49th Harlingen Flower Show set for March 24 and 25

The Harlingen Garden Clubs present the 49 th Flower Show March 24 and 25 at the Cultural Arts Center, 576 ’76 Drive, next door to the Harlingen Public Library. Show hours are 1 to 4:30 p.m. both days. Admission and lectures are free and the public is invited to attend. Lecture space is limited; first... read more