As a kid in Brownsville, Bradley Freeman Jr. taught himself puppeteering. Now he’s educating preschoolers about race through his role on the beloved PBS show.
In announcing an ambitious renewable-energy push this week, the Biden administration highlighted a vessel under construction in Brownsville as proof of the economic opportunities of going green.
They fear that the end of the mask mandate and the influx of spring break crowds is a recipe for danger.
Founded by Fish Fiorucci, Lady Gaga’s former muse, the f10 modeling agency is focused on building a fashion community in the Rio Grande Valley.
Robert Rodriguez tended to patients in the Rio Grande Valley as cases surged last summer, and he’s taken that experience to serving on the president-elect’s pandemic task force.
I finished my crazy adventure after two months, circumnavigating Texas—all 3,000-plus miles—by bicycle.
South Texas queens who put on a wig, makeup, and heels are rebelling against a culture that has long been steeped in machismo.
On his latest album, the Texan country musician sings of endurance within a fraught system.
This taco is so beloved that it was part of a thorny trademark dispute.
Plus: the history of Sweden's “Taco Friday.”
Plus: They're back! Joints that have reopened in some capacity.
There are about 2,000 migrants in the camp now. It changes every day—20 new families arrive, then 40 leave. Two months ago, the government made everyone move from the plaza—a park near the bridge—to the river bank. They were
Show your local joints some taco love during this crisis. They need it.
Among the Brownsville taqueria's impressive array of tacos is one using tender beef from a trompo.
The 65-year-old Brownsville restaurant specializes in traditional underground pit-smoked cows’ heads.
The tortillas de harina at this Brownsville restaurant are amazing, but just one is more than enough.
Situated on the frontlines of the immigration crisis, the Angry Tias y Abuelas group acts as the eyes and ears of the border.
A revitalized downtown and a new network of hiking, biking, and paddling trails add to the appeal of this border town by the beach.
At hearings in tent courtrooms this week, migrant families were confused and fearful about their prospects.
On the first day of “return to Mexico” hearings, attorneys and journalists were turned away from the tent courtrooms where the hearings are taking place.
Art and activism intersected at the Rio Grande Valley’s first Encuentro en la Frontera.
The lifelong Texan discusses the need to reintroduce America’s better angels into the immigration debate.
Veggie tales from Brownsville in the early twentieth century.
A year after Kris Kristofferson’s standout role in Lone Star, Hollywood is still marveling over his comeback. He is too. by Gary Cartwright