February 22nd, 2013
February 19th, 2013
February 15th, 2013
Big Bend Brewing Co.’s Valentine’s Day Party unites the tri-county with free beer and killer music
By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA
VALENTINE – For once, Boyd Elder didn’t come to the party. The party came to him.
Big Bend Brewing Company’s Valentine’s Day Party in Valentine brought the town to life, bringing in a crowd of unexpected proportions, which …
February 14th, 2013
The Marfa Chamber of Commerce named Robert Silva the citizen of the year and Robert and Rosario Halpern, owners of The Big Bend Sentinel, as business of the year. The three were honored at a chamber mixer last week at Future Shark.
January 28th, 2013
Area residents gathered in Alpine on Saturday, January 26 for a Defend Life march. Participants gathered at the Brewster County Courthouse and marched across town to Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. The rally coincided with the 40 year anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision, Roe v. Wade, which legalized the practice of abortion. …
January 25th, 2013
By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA
Padre’s Marfa erupted in an orgy of beer, jumping, and dancing as Ty Segall and supporting band Ex-Cult brought the noise to our sleepy little town.
Memphis Tennesse-based punk band Ex-Cult played choice cuts from their Segall-produced self-titled debut album, lighting a fire under the butts of audience members. So much so that …
January 14th, 2013
Texas and California resident Lathan McKay is a big fan of American icon and daredevil Evel Knievel. McKay has spent a considerable amount of time over the years amassing a collection of Knievel’s motorcycles, helmets and leather jumpsuits. During a recent stop in Marfa, McKay opened his trailer doors to BigBendNow for a …
January 7th, 2013
Newly elected congressman Pete Gallego of Alpine was sworn into office on Thursday, January 3 by U.S. House Speaker John Boehner. Gallego, a freshman member of the 113th Congress, which was gaveled into session on Thursday, spoke to C-SPAN about the upcoming session and his legislative priorities.
December 7th, 2012
PRESIDIO – Join the folks at Fort Leaton State Historic Site in Presidio for a traditional Mexican posada from 6:30-9pm Tuesday, December 18.
The first Christmas celebration in Mexico took place in 1538 when missionaries brought Roman Catholicism to the new continent. Ever since then, the story of La Posada, where Joseph and Mary look for …
November 26th, 2012
The City of Alpine has announced the winners of the Shooting Alpine 2012 Photo Contest. Over 300 images were submitted by 107 photographers who were asked to capture the city of Alpine in a personal, reflective way to reveal the personality of the town. First Place winner was photographer David Leggett’s “Roping – Big Bend …