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Pioneering Vision: Brownsville’s Herman’s Optical celebrates 50 years

At its peak in the 1990s, Herman's Optical had six locations in the Rio Grande Valley, in Harlingen, Brownsville, Weslaco and McAllen, selling glasses for the low price of $39.95 a pair.

Aeromexico joins McAllen officials to promote direct flights to Mexico City

A top official with Aeromexico joined McAllen city officials to make one last push to promote McAllen International Airport’s upcoming direct flights between McAllen and Mexico City. The daily flights, which begin February 1, were first announced last October and began booking in November.

Brownsville marketing, tourism offices move downtown

The Brownsville Convention and Visitors Bureau is out of the pyramid and into a snazzy, renovated former auto supply store next door to the eBridge Center for Business and Commercialization downtown.

Lawsuit: Former Delia’s Tamales employees allege decades of fraud

More than two dozen former employees of Delia's Tamales are suing the beloved San Juan-based company, alleging decades' worth of fraud, theft, age discrimination, retaliation and threats.

New shopping center called Shary Town Plaza under development

Sharyland shoppers will soon have some new options for where to spend their cash with the announcement of a new shopping center.

Delia’s Tamales to build $15 million production facility in San Juan

Delia's Tamales continues to grow, expanding from the Rio Grande Valley to even dishing their famous tamales at the White House. Now after nearly 30 years, the business is opening a processing plant at a $15 million cost in San Juan, where the tamales everyone has come to know and love will be made and stored.

McRib to rise from retirement again, not yet confirmed for RGV

The McRib's farewell tour has scheduled another round of dates.

Texas Regional Bank CEO elected to the Independent Bankers Association of Texas

The CEO and chairman of the board of the Texas Regional Bank in Harlingen has been elected to the Independent Bankers Association of Texas, or IBAT, which is the largest state community banking association in the country.

Brownsville’s Southwinds Lounge celebrates 40 years

Southwinds Lounge in Brownsville has been a go-to spot for prominent people and regular folk for 40 years, with Kathy "Ms Kitty" Jennings always at the helm.

Mercedes attributes sales tax growth to returning shoppers

Coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic it was no secret that people were ready to get back into the world, ready to take part in social activities like shopping once again.