Your Home Away From Home

Each winter, tens of thousands of retired travelers flock to South Texas for a tropical escape from the harsh temperatures of the Northern United States and Canada. Dubbed “Winter Texans”, these visitors collectively enjoy what the Rio Grande Valley has to offer, including sparkling beaches, a vibrant local culture and thousands of acres of birdwatching... read more


Locally Owned, Nationally Needed: Fresh Tex Produce in Alamo

Quality products make their way in and out of the City of Alamo almost every day and very few residents even notice. Fresh Tex Produce, LLC is a locally owned produce distribution company that supplies wholesalers all over the country and Canada with fresh produce. Nationwide Essential Fresh Tex Produce is a distribution company for... read more


Angels in Alamo: New Heavenly Exhibit at Alamo Museum

On Thursday, December 17, the City of Alamo opened its new Angel Galleria at the Alamo Museum to the public. The host of angels were a donation by Shirl Pfeiffer who has been collecting angel figures for as long as she can remember. The 80-year-old donated a good portion of her collection as 1,500 angel... read more


Winter Birding Tips

Even though it’s technically winter, the Rio Grande Valley still has sunshine and enjoyable weather every day. Because of this, many birds migrate south to the Valley, enabling birders to view different species accustomed to a certain temperature intermingling with each other. However, even though it still feels like spring or summer in the Rio... read more


Texas on Tour Sales Blitz

The City of Alamo Makes Headway in Ontario, Canada The tip of Texas has always been a favorite spot for Winter Texans, so the City of Alamo decided to shine a spotlight on the region, enticing new visitors to the area. As a result, the City of Alamo formed the Winter Texan Committee to develop... read more


Goodwill Industries Grand Opening

On the morning of December 3rd, the City of Alamo welcomed a brand new business. Goodwill Industries of South Texas, Inc. joined the list of booming businesses in the growing metropolis. The company celebrated the grand opening of its seventh Goodwill store and donation station in the Rio Grande Valley. The Alamo Economic Development Corporation... read more


Best Place to Live in Texas: The Ideal Location in the City of Alamo

The City of Alamo is a growing metropolis and centrally located in one of the best places to live in Texas. A study was conducted by NerdWallet, a website specializing in information, insight and consumer-driven advice about finance, and the site has been featured in The New York Times, ABC News, Forbes, The Washington Post... read more


Adventure Awaits

Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1943 for the protection of migratory birds. The refuge is right in the middle of this biological diversity, which is what makes this 2,088-acre parcel the ‘jewel of the National Wildlife Refuge System.’ Though small, Santa Ana offers visitors an opportunity to see birds, butterflies and many... read more


Christmas Bird Count: A Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge Special Event

Prior to the turn of the 20th century, people engaged in a holiday tradition known as the Christmas “Side Hunt.” An appalling and bloody custom, those involved would choose sides and go afield with their guns; whoever brought in the biggest pile of feathered and furred game won. Conservation was in its infancy at that... read more


Christmas in Central Park

The 6th Annual Lighted Christmas Parade Shouts and cries of glee will be heard all over the City of Alamo on Saturday, December 12th. Alamo invites its citizens and residents of the Rio Grande Valley out to its 6th Annual Lighted Christmas Parade and Lighting of the Downtown Tree. The holiday celebration will begin with... read more


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