Announcing the 19th Annual Brownsville Latin Jazz Festival

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PRESS RELEASE CONTACT: Esmy Villarreal September 10, 2015 Managing Director, BSPA * FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE * 956.831.9590 Re: Brownsville Latin Jazz Festival info@artsinbrownsville.org VIEW THE LINEUP: DAY 1 * Day 2 * Day 3 The Brownsville Society for the Performing Arts (BSPA) announces the dates and line-up for the world-renowned Brownsville Latin Jazz Festival, celebrating… Continue Reading Announcing the 19th Annual Brownsville Latin Jazz Festival

Boca Chica Beach Ranked #1 on Texas’ Best Spots On The Coast

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Photo by: Justin Carrasquillo / Texas Monthly Boca Chica State Park was recently ranked #1 on Texas Monthly’s 15 Best Spots on the Coast. A sandy eight-mile beach on a narrow spit of arid land between the Rio Grande delta and the salt flats of the lower Laguna Madre, Boca Chica is the alpha and omega of Texas—the place… Continue Reading Boca Chica Beach Ranked #1 on Texas’ Best Spots On The Coast

BPUB Invites Community to Learn More About Their Drinking Water

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) will hold an open meeting at the Board Room at the BPUB Administration Building on Wednesday, July 15 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. to explain the Drinking Water Quality Report and discuss the city’s drinking water. The Drinking Water Quality Report, also known as the Consumer Confidence Report… Continue Reading BPUB Invites Community to Learn More About Their Drinking Water

BPUB Launches Junior Resaca Explorers Program at Gladys Porter Zoo

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB), in partnership with the Gladys Porter Zoo, recently launched its Junior Resaca Explorers program to educate Brownsville students about resacas and the wildlife that live in them. The Junior Resaca Explorers program targets Brownsville students in grades 2-4. It teaches children what resacas are and the… Continue Reading BPUB Launches Junior Resaca Explorers Program at Gladys Porter Zoo

Brownsville Plastic Bag Ordinance Receives National Attention

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Post by RedFish Recycling If you’re a Brownsville resident, chances are you’re aware of our plastic bag ordinance. In 2011, Brownsville became the first city in Texas to ban single-use plastic bags. The ordinance was an effort to encourage recycling and protect storm water infrastructure as well as wildlife and resacas. So far, it’s been a… Continue Reading Brownsville Plastic Bag Ordinance Receives National Attention

Brownsville Recognized as 2015 Playful City USA Community

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City recognized for 3rd consecutive year Brownsville is being honored with a 2015 Playful City USA designation for the third time. The national recognition program honors cities and towns across the country for making their cities more playable. The City of Brownsville has worked to make play areas more accessible to neighborhoods. For example, the… Continue Reading Brownsville Recognized as 2015 Playful City USA Community

Brownsville Welcomes the WAC Tennis Tournament

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Athletes pose for a picture with Brownsville CVB President Mariano “Bean” Ayala. UTRGV will host the Western Athletic Conference Tennis Tournament in Brownsville, April 29 – May 1. View this email in your browser Brownsville Welcomes the WAC Tennis Tournament April 29 – May 1, 2016 UTRGV will host the Western Athletic Conference Tennis Tournament in Brownsville, April 29 – May 1. Below… Continue Reading Brownsville Welcomes the WAC Tennis Tournament

BSPA Announces the 20th Annual Brownsville Latin Jazz Festival

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FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION Contact Esmy Villarreal at (956) 831-9590 info@artsinbrownsville.org artsinbrownsville.org The Brownsville Latin Jazz Festival invites everyone throughout Brownsville and the Rio Grande Valley to celebrate its TWENTY YEAR ANNIVERSARY! Highlights will include: FREE ADMISSION TO ALL EVENTS, a gift to our fans for their steadfast support! World-class music by multiple GRAMMY AWARD WINNERS… Continue Reading BSPA Announces the 20th Annual Brownsville Latin Jazz Festival

Celebrate Texas State Parks

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We hope you’re celebrating summer by venturing outdoors for a hike, a swim, or a campout in your favorite Texas State Park. As you continue to explore and enjoy state parks in Texas, you could help one win a $25,000 grant! Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation has partnered withBudweiser for the “This Bud’s for Texas… Continue Reading Celebrate Texas State Parks