A Window into South Texas Marine Wildlife at the Russell Aquatic Center

A Window into South Texas Marine Wildlife at the Russell Aquatic Center

February 21, 2014

Visitors wanting to get a glimpse of the beautiful South Texas marine wildlife should definitely visit the newly constructed Russell Aquatic Center at Gladys Porter Zoo. The Russell Aquatic Center at the Gladys Porter Zoo is all about the aquatic habitats of South Texas and the animals and plants that live there. Some of the… Read more »

Color Vibe Comes to Brownsville

Color Vibe Comes to Brownsville

March 26, 2014

Brownsville, TX — The Color Vibe, a “vibrantly colorful” 5k fun run company, is hosting the Brownsville Color Vibe 5k for people of all ages on Saturday, May 24, 2014 held at the Brownsville Sports Park. The Color Vibe is a unique 5k fun run series that is gaining popularity throughout the United States. Throughout… Read more »

Guest Post: An Idyllic Long Weekend in Brownsville, Texas

Guest Post: An Idyllic Long Weekend in Brownsville, Texas

September 8, 2016

A guest post by Julie Rekai Rickerd. As a journalist who writes about travel and the arts, my assignments are mostly very pleasant but involve a lot of work as well.  I was therefore delighted when my son’s wedding was to be in Brownsville, Texas, the southernmost city in Texas, and I was to have a… Read more »

Park Day Activities

Park Day Activities

March 26, 2014

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The Texas Historical Commission (THC), in conjunction with local co-host the Cameron County Historical Commission (CCHC); Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park (NHP); the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, South Texas Refuge Complex; and with support from the Brownsville Historical Association will host Park Day for Palmito Ranch Battlefield National Historic Landmark… Read more »

Sabal Palm Sanctuary Live Feeder Cam

Sabal Palm Sanctuary Live Feeder Cam

February 22, 2014

The Sabal Palm Sanctuary has created a LIVE Bird Feeder Camera. This camera allows viewers the world wide to take a little piece of our Sanctuary home with them! Common species at Sabal Palm Sanctuary include Green Jay, Chachalaca, Black-Crested Titmouse, White-Tipped Dove, Long-Billed Thrasher, Golden-Fronted Woodpecker, Northern Cardinal, and Olive Sparrow. Most of which… Read more »

Site of the First Battle of The Mexican American War

Site of the First Battle of The Mexican American War

July 28, 2015

Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park, just a short 14 minute drive from downtown Brownsville is a National Park Service unit which preserves the grounds of the May 8, 1846, Battle of Palo Alto. It was the first major conflict in a border dispute that soon precipitated the Mexican-American War. The United States Army victory… Read more »

Wings of the City Exhibit

Wings of the City Exhibit

February 22, 2014

Wings of the City is an urban artistic project that includes nine large-scale bronze sculptures focused on promoting a dialogue between the public and the artwork, through highlighting the esthetic experience of any person who walks by and views it. Its curatorial dialogue is centered on the suspended body as a metaphor of its own… Read more »