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Halloween Haunted House Creates Spooky Experience

Halloween Haunted House Creates Spooky Experience

by Tony Vindell/LFN Los Fresnos Halloween Festival is now history but this year’s event was not just about passing out candies and getting prizes for best costumes. The festival was held in conjunction with the monthly Under the Stars Artisans Market and that might have contributed toward an increase in attendance during the annual celebration […]

Brownville Holds Three Festivals this Month

by Tony Vindell/LFN Area residents have been treated to three festivals this month in Brownsville, making this city one of the Rio Grande Valley busiest when it comes to bringing people together to celebrate some of the things they enjoy. The three events – Beerfest, Octoberfest and Brownsville Latin Jazz Festival – were held at […]

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SPI Birding Center Hosts Monarch Butterfly Day

by Tony Vindell/LFN Everything people need to know about the fascinating monarch butterfly will be available this week at the South Padre Island Birding & Nature Center. The facility will have a series of events from Oct. 26-28 as the annual migration of these beautiful insects is taking place. Millions of these butterflies migrate this […]

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Three Day Conjunto Festival This Weekend in Los Fresnos

by Tony Vindell/LFN It’s conjunto time in Los Fresnos folks! The first annual festival in which more than a dozen groups will entertain residents from here, from all over the Rio Grande Valley and from anywhere else in the Lone Star State will be held from Friday through Sunday of this week at Memorial Park […]

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Dia de los Muertos Exhibit on Display in Harlingen

by Tony Vindell/LFN Nov. 2 is All Soul’s Day and for many people from San Antonio to the Rio Grande Valley it marks the occasion to pay respect to those who are no longer here. It’s known as Day of the Dead. The Harlingen Arts & Heritage Museum is having a photograph exhibit showing how […]

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Los Fresnos CISD 2018 Homecoming

by Tony Vindell/LFN The 2018 Homecoming Parade took place here in Los Fresnos and judging by the enthusiasm shown by the spectators and by students from all over the local school district, everybody had a blast. Football players, school marching bands, folkloric and other dancing teams and even alumni participated in the parade held Thursday, […]

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Downtown Brownsville Transformed into Mexico City’s Garibaldi Plaza

Market Square in downtown Brownsville was the site of more than a little bit of Mexico. On Friday, Sept. 7, the former bus depot turned into a place where several mariachi groups, entertainers from south of the border, local restaurants, tequila stations and a couple of thousand people gathered for the first annual Noche de […]

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HEB “Helping Heroes” Project Honors and Serves Los Fresnos Emergency Services Personnel

Commemorating September 11th as a National Day of Service and Remembrance Brownsville H.E.B. #446 located on the corner of Paredes Line Road and Ruben Torres Blvd. recognized our local men and women – firefighters, police officers and medical first responders – by coming out to the 200 North Brazil Street location and preparing a lunch […]

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Little Rodeo Draws Crowd in Los Fresnos

by Tony Vindell/LFN A rodeo, featuring little cowboys and cowgirls from Torreon, Mexico, was held in Los Fresnos but the crowd was not what its promoters had expected. Less than 300 people attended the two days of the rodeo held Saturday, Sept. 1 and Sunday, Sept. 2. The shows were actually a type of comedy […]

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Los Fresnos Hosts First Taco Eating Contest

by Tony Vindell/LFN A taco eating contest was held in Los Fresnos recently, making it the first time the city hosts such an event. Nine competitors were up against the clock for 30 minutes gobbling up as many orders of the three tacos as they could. Six bowed out of the contest as their stomach […]

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