Cleaning a Colonia Canal

On Saturday, June 8, an enthusiastic team from Timothy Real Estate Group did a major clean-up of a canal parallel to Calle Juan Escutia in Colonia Valentin Gomez Farras. Within two hours, they collected over a half-ton of trash that would not end up in Banderas Bay. John Benus, creator of...

Let Go. And Letting Go. Part Two

By Tom NussbaumPreviously, high school Spanish teacher Nico Meyers was fired from a conservative Idaho school district. He relocated to Puerto Vallarta, near his mother's home. "Nicolás," she often told him, "you have to go to Puerto Vallarta. I only went once as a child, but, oh,...

Our Wildly Wonderful Week!

Recap: Good Morning, From Here, May 31 - June 07 Monday Last Friday afternoon, festivities started with a pop-up concert at La Catrina Cantina with Spencer Day and Luis Villanueva. It was absolutely fantastic! They only had a few hours to rehearse, but the result was 90 minutes of gorgeous...

Let Go. And Letting Go. Part One

By Tom NussbaumIt had been twelve years since Nico Meyers had been fired by the rural Idaho panhandle school district. It had been sudden, unceremonious, and, Nico thought, unfair. It was the day after the end of the Spanish teacher's second year at the high school. He had recorded...

Bye, Bye Pride!

Recap: Good Morning, From Here, May 25 to May 31 Monday Is everybody happily exhausted from Pride? I haven't read any numbers yet, but it certainly seemed that everyone had a gay old time. I joined dozens of friends and neighbors up the street at Jim and Sean's house for...

Lunch and Brunch; Bogie and Joy

Recap: Good Morning, From Here, May 17 - 23 Monday Pride Week starts today - it's going to be great! Pool parties, bar hopping, lectures, fashion shows, doggie walks, beach parties, and the best, most joyful parade ever. Selena Luna and I met at Coco's Kitchen for lunch last week....

From the Garden to the Beach 

By Séa Byrne Living in Mexico was always on the cards for me, given that my husband is a Tapatío. We met in San Francisco in the naughties when I was studying Multimedia.  In 2007, when we decided to move to Dublin, Ireland, we took the long route home...

Dear Friends and Fans of ACT2PV

As the newest member of the ACT2PV team, I greet you with great excitement for the upcoming season! It promises to be one of ACT2PV's most artistically fulfilling seasons yet! For those of you who may not know, I have recently accepted a few key positions here at ACT2PV in Puerto...

Show Stopper

Alejandro Balderas is a show-stopper—and he was born that way. In 1982, his incredibly talented mother, Maria De Los Angeles Balderas, won the OTI Galardon singing competition.  Thrilled to win the lead spot on the coveted subsequent tour, pregnant with Alejandro, Maria was told by a producer of the show that if...

Vallarta Gay+ Community Center Announces Permanent Board Members 

Matt Karimi has been appointed to the Board of Directors at Vallarta Gay+ Community Center as Fundraising Chair. Alongside his husband, David Smith, Matt has already demonstrated remarkable dedication and prowess by contributing to a significant fundraising effort, amassing over 80,000 USD for the Center. Operating as a program...

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