Brownsville Convention & Visitors Bureau Will Host Rally on November 23rd to support Small Business Saturday®

Brownsville Convention & Visitors Bureau Will Host Rally on November 23rd to support Small Business Saturday®

November 19, 2015

Contact: Felix Espinosa (956) 546-3721 or fespinosa@brownsville.org News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Brownsville Convention & Visitors Bureau Will Host Rally on November 23rd to support Small Business Saturday®  Brownsville, TX, November 19, 2015 – November 28 marks the sixth annual Small Business Saturday, a day dedicated to supporting the local businesses that create jobs, boosts the economy and… Continue Reading Brownsville Convention & Visitors Bureau Will Host Rally on November 23rd to support Small Business Saturday®

Brownsville Recognized as 2015 Playful City USA Community

Brownsville Recognized as 2015 Playful City USA Community

June 19, 2015

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

BPUB Launches Junior Resaca Explorers Program at Gladys Porter Zoo

BPUB Launches Junior Resaca Explorers Program at Gladys Porter Zoo

May 20, 2015

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

League of American Bicyclists visits Brownsville

League of American Bicyclists visits Brownsville

May 8, 2015

BROWNSVILLE, TX – On April 28, 2015 Stephen Clark, a Bicycle Friendly Community Specialist, with the League of American Bicyclists visited Brownsville. Clark is visiting Brownsville to assess and give advice on our city’s cycling program. Brownsville has been selected as a priority city by the organization. Check out this video created by Brownsville.TV.

Two Brownsville Institutions  Named Finalists for National Award

Two Brownsville Institutions Named Finalists for National Award

February 24, 2015

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has named the Children’s Museum of Brownsville (CMB) and the Gladys Porter Zoo (GPZ) as finalists for the 2015 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. The prestigious award is the United States’ highest honor for institutions that make a significant impact on their local communities. Continue Reading Two Brownsville Institutions Named Finalists for National Award