VIDEO: A Visit to Vallarta School for Girls

Vallarta School for Girls was founded a year ago by Francie Nguyen and Cecil Kerfont. The girls attend bilingual classes from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm, Monday through Friday, and are fed breakfast and lunch. All the funding is private and the cost to the girls is nothing. Please...

Winning at Bingo – Some Thoughts!

Recap: Good Morning, From Here: March 04 - 08, 2024 Monday Last week, I stopped in at SOLutions Mexico to meet Guatemalan painter Pedro Cruz Sunu. He flew here at Vallarta Mirror columnist Sheryl Novak, also the owner of SOLutions Mexico's, request. Her showroom was transformed into a color-splashed fiesta....

Tasting Tuba – a Notable Drink

By Arlene Pervin Most people, when they hear the word tuba, think of a huge brass instrument, but I associate the word with a tropical drink and the signature sight of the tuba vendors that station themselves along the Malecon of Puerto Vallarta. The tuba vendor slings his wares, hung...

Amigos del Magisterio Feed Vallarta’s Hungry

For 18 years, Amigos del Magisterio, a group of volunteers, has worked to supply basic foodstuffs to the poor of Puerto Vallarta, especially those living in Colonia Magisterio, its poorest suburb.  The mission of Amigos del Magisterio is to alleviate hunger and promote dignity, mainly by providing food to those...

Every Morning is a Celebration!

Recap: Good Morning, From Here February 24 - March 01 Monday It's 4:30 in the morning; I have coffee in hand and don't even know where to start sorting out the recent magic in Vallarta. It is clinging to me like saran wrap—the magic. I felt like I was barely...

Presenting Uprising Chili

"In order to understand Uprising Chili—I mean really understand it, not just offer the same surface level appreciation that a cop might feel at a RATM show—I feel it is first necessary to consider the nature of leadership. See, lately I've been reading this book by the name of 'The...

VIDEO: A Visit to Cuale Spay and Neuter Clinics

The Cuale Spay and Neuter Clinics take place on the first Sunday each month at the police station in Infonavit. While the clinic is free, the vets have to be paid, and anaesthetics and other medications have to be purchased. You can learn more on their Facebook page and...

A Crown for the Empress of the Americas

By RosAngelica Moreno The symbol of Puerto Vallarta recognized the world over is the Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe that proudly wears her crown as she presides over the Plaza de Armas and looks out to Bahia de Banderas. Her crowned tower dominates the historic center of...

Big Birthdays to Gay+

Recap Good Morning, From Here February 17 - February 23, 2024 Monday Warm sunshine has returned at last; the rain is gone, tourists are lining the streets and filling up the beaches, and all is right with the world. I went up the street to my neighbors last week to...

Recap: Good Morning, From Here

February 10 - February 16, 2024 Monday Last Friday, Kevin Feltner and I, representing Vallarta Mirror, went to the Vallarta Food Bank for an Open House. What a difference community and cooperation make! The Ex-President of the Vallarta Garden Club, John McKinney, gave K and me a tour, starting with...

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