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A Ride Down Memory Lane

 

 

By Albert Vasquez

The El Paso Streetcar Project is underway and things are looking quite familiar. Six President’s Conference Committee streetcars that were operated in El Paso years ago were sent to Brookville, Pennsylvania to be restored by the Brookville Equipment Corporation. The $97 million dollar project is being handled and managed by The Camino Real …

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Archery Is Alive!

By Destiny Rose Garcia

When we think of sports in El Paso, what comes to mind?

Naturally, one might consider football, baseball, basketball and soccer… but does archery come to mind? Archery, as a well-known competitive sport, can be traced back to ancient times, but in modern America, it seems to have taken a back seat in …

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The Race Against Racism

By Albert Vasquez

The YWCA El Paso Del Norte Region hosted its 7th Annual Race Against Racism this year, as it has every race, on Martin Luther King Day at the Mary Ann Dodson Camp in the Upper Valley.  The YWCA encourages runners, and non-runners, to promote equality by taking part in the annual race.

The morning …

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42nd Annual Christmas Street Gala a holiday fantasy!

Story/Photos by Christian Chapman

The 42nd annual fund-raiser, The Annual Christmas Street Gala, for the El Paso Rehabilitation Center recently took place at the El Paso Country Club. The lavish event appealed to all the senses of the 300+ patrons who thoroughly enjoyed the exquisite, custom designed Christmas trees displayed throughout the Country Club. Prior to …

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Best of The Best VI

The Sun City has its fair share of attractions and events to offer to El Pasoans. If one searches hard enough, there is always something to do. This past September, El Pasoans were given the chance to experience something that has been gaining popularity in the last decade: a mixed martial arts championship. HERO FC …

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HIP HOP Lovers 3: Mi Tierra

El Paso, TX—This September 2015, Frankie’s East, hosted an all-age showdown for some of the Southwest’s most talented street dancers, graffiti artists and emcees. Competitors from California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas and Mexico poured into the venue to showcase their skills and share their passion for a culture that is all about community. For the …

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RC Cars in the Sun City

There’s something very satisfying about a high speed, getaway chase ending in the perfect execution of a jump, four stories high and across half a football field; landing it perfectly on all four tires, souped-up shocks flexing and fighting the undercarriage scraping across off road terrain. A maneuver that would conclude every episode of the …

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Oldies For the Soul

It all started back in the 50’s, “Little Mike” Saenz lived next door to where “The Blue Kings” would play their music. He would listen to them practice until one day he asked “Kiko” if he could join them and just listen. Little Mike started watching them and learned to play the piano just by …

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El Paso Hair Wars

 

The Camino Real was home once again to The Supreme Salon Tour’s Hair Wars on October 11. This was the second year in a row that El Paso was selected to host and compete in this annual beauty industry event showcasing top salons, stylists, makeup artists, and fashion designers.   Once again, El Paso showed their …