Category: brownsville

Taco of the Week: Machacado con Huevo a la Mexicana at Sylvia’s

My first visit to Sylvia’s Restaurant in Brownsville didn’t start as planned. “No,” said the waitress when I requested two breakfast tacos. “I’ll let you eat one,” she said in Spanish. “If you’re still hungry after that, you can...

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The Trump Administration Is Blocking the Public from Attending Asylum Hearings in Brownsville

On Thursday, just half a block from the “Welcome to the United States of America” sign that greets people entering Brownsville via the international bridge, two Department of Homeland Security agents guarded a chain-link gate. ...

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‘We Exist, We Have Voices, We Have Stories’: A New Festival Confronts the Borderland’s Complexity

On a recent balmy afternoon in Brownsville, Texas, the Carlotta K. Petrina Cultural Arts Center opened its doors—and windows—to feature works from artists in the Rio Grande Valley and the neighboring city of Matamoros, Mexico....

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