Tag: Brownsville

First-of-its-kind: SpaceX SN8 makes successful test flight

“Congrats SpaceX team hell yeah!! ”was SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk’s response not long after the explosive crash landing of SN8 following a successful...

Test flight of SpaceX’s Starship aborted at last second

By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The first high-altitude test flight of SpaceX’s futuristic Starship was aborted at the last...

SN8 poised for launch today

SpaceX is poised to make the first high-altitude, suborbital test flight from Boca Chica Beach today, with the SN8 Starship prototype. As with every launch,...

December Creations: Ambriz brought Zoo Nights & Lights to life

The Gladys Porter Zoo's famous Zoo Nights and Lights illuminated characters trace their origins to maintenance supervisor Natividad "Naty" Ambriz, who started making them...

Annual lighting at Washington Park to go virtual

The Lighting of Washington Park will take place Dec. 3 at Washington Park, but will be held virtually this year because of the coronavirus...

Chilly weather on the way to the Valley

You may need a sweater or your letterman jacket next week as a cool front is headed towards South Texas. The National Weather Service said...

Gladys Porter Zoo prepares to open OtterBahn

Brownsville’s beloved Gladys Porter Zoo has weathered the COVID-19 pandemic with minimal staff and far less funding than would be normally available to provide...

Barbacoa’s History: Local chef takes a walk down memory lane

If you’ve lived in the Rio Grande Valley area for years, you may know the drill of waking up every Sunday early in the...

Camille Playhouse to remain closed for now

The Camille Playhouse President Martie DiGregorio said the reopening of the Brownsville theater remains uncertain amid concerns about the novel coronavirus spreading in the...

Cold front will bring thunderstorms to the Valley

The National Weather Service in Brownsville has issued a Flash Flood Watch for the entire Rio Grande Valley. The watch will take effect this evening...