Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Fright Night: 7 Freakishly Scary Places in the RGV

Yes...I know...there’s still some time left before Halloween. I mean...I guess we are still in September. But c’mon, as of September 22nd, it’s technically fall. And who doesn’t love a good scary story? Maybe it was all...

Lauren Corzine, The Story of Me

There are certain things - hobbies, crafts, skills - that come naturally to some people as if they were destined for it. Music is a skill that comes naturally to Lauren Corzine. It’s easy...

RGV Chef Serving Up Something Good

The kitchen can be one of the most beautiful and romanticized places for many people, and why wouldn’t it be? Its scents, liveliness and the delectable food it produces are truly a thing of...

Stefanie Herweck, The RGV’s Environmental Trailblazer

Other than being arguably one of the best seasons in the RGV, spring is also a time that urges us to examine our impact on the environment thanks to celebrations like Earth Day. While...

At Ruben’s Grocery, You Can Taste the World

In the heart of McAllen, a successful business has opened shop with the goal of providing a unique service or product the likes of which the RGV has never seen. Perhaps none has gone...

RGV Spotlight: Katie Blackwell

A big voice wrapped in a small package is what 12-year old Katie Blackwell brings to any stage she steps foot on. For this budding singer from McAllen, Texas, singing came as naturally...

The Wild Life: A Look at Gisela Chapa’s Passion and Career

Gisela Chapa always had a passion for the outdoors. The current Refuge Manager at Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge in Alamo has made it her job to serve as a keeper of the unique...

Local Boy Uses Jiu-Jitsu to Raise Himself and Others

Five years ago, Dillan Tatum was a target. The now 15-year-old boy from Harlingen was once the center of merciless bullying at the hands of his classmates. He remembers all of it; the names...

Veronica Jaeger: Creator of the Architecture of the Moon Portrait Series

Veronica Jaeger is an accomplished artist with a vibrant mindset on what shapes our reality. Prominent shapes of all sorts and sizes can be seen in conjunction with her portraits – a surreal style...
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A Diamond in the Rough, Genesis Nava’s Climb to Stardom

It’s not everyday we hear of a Valley native making it big in the music scene, but we’ve got a rising star in our midst. Genesis Nava, born on February 27th, 2002, is a...