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Bernie Sanders address to those who were  not able to get into the Abraham Chavez Theater due to overflow.

Sanders kicks off statewide tour in El Paso as early voting continues

Bryan Mena, Entertainment Editor February 22, 2020

As Texans continue to cast their ballots during early voting, Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, held a rally today in Downtown El Paso as part of a statewide tour to lay out his campaign's agenda and make his case for why he is the...

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Local artist showcase their painted pianos at 2019 Chalk The Block, El Paso.

Chalk the Block colors downtown El Paso

Margaret Cataldi, Staff Reporter October 17, 2019

Chalk the Block art festival took place on the weekend of Oct. 11-13 at downtown El Paso, housing national and international artists. The event also hosted a chalk walk competition among local artists. Among spray paint and chalk creations, attendees...

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Anson 11’s Warm Chocolate Cake, covered in caramel, strawberries and blueberries, is ready to be served to Eat Authentico! Restaurant Crawl participants Thursday,  Sept. 26.

Restaurant crawl showcases authentic El Paso cuisine

Anahy Diaz, Contributor October 1, 2019

The third annual “Eat Authentico! Restaurant Crawl” exposed participants to flavorful dishes Sept. 25-27 in the heart of downtown El Paso.    Organized by the Downtown Management District, the sold-out event allowed participants to enjoy a...

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2019 Neon Desert Music Festival official lineup

2019 Neon Desert Music Festival official lineup

Catherine Ramirez, Entertainment Editor March 15, 2019

After weeks of anticipation Neon Desert Music Festival officials have released the lineup of artists set to perform at the ninth annual downtown festival scheduled for May 25 and 26. “Neon Desert Music Festival is excited to unveil today the full...

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Attendees dress with traditional Mexican clothing and paint their face as catrinas to celebrate the Day of the Dead on Saturday, Nov. 3 at Down Town El Paso.

Day of Dead parade hits downtown El Paso

Gaby Velasquez, Photo Editor November 3, 2018

El Pasoans gathered on Saturday, Nov. 3 in Downtown El Paso to celebrate the Day of the Dead. Some of community dressed in traditional Mexican clothing and painted their faces, as catrinas for the first annual Noche de Calaveras Parade hosted by the El...

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Glide scooters are similar to the electric scooters that have been popping up around the country, except Glide is a local start-up

Dockless electric scooters make their way to El Paso

Jake Deven, Entertainment Editor October 9, 2018

The electric scooter phenomena have exploded in dozens of cities, now local entrepreneurs are bringing dockless electric scooters to El Paso. With the introduction of Glide, which debuts this month, El Paso joins the lengthy list of American cities offering...

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Poke Bop offers a comforting setting for customers to enjoy a taste of Hawaii.

Poke Bop serves up an authentic Hawaiian menu

Jake Deven, Entertainment Editor September 5, 2018

Over the last few years, a wave of diverse experiences has flooded Downtown El Paso. From community events to new food establishments, there’s almost always something to do downtown nowadays.   One of those new food establishments, Poke Bop, has...

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The streetcar goes through Oregon Street on Friday, August 24, during one of its safety tests.

Sun Metro provides safety tips for upcoming streetcar

Aimée Santillán, Contributor August 28, 2018

The El Paso streetcar is hitting the roads soon. But before opening its doors to the public, Sun Metro is working on performing safety tests and sharing tips on how to interact with the streetcar while driving, cycling or walking. Unlike other railway...

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El Paso high school students march toward San Jacinto Plaza in downtown El Paso as they participate in the national March For Our Lives on Saturday, March 24.

March For Our Lives rally takes over downtown El Paso

Elenie Gonzalez and Michaela Román March 24, 2018

Hundreds of demonstrators including students, educators and parents took the streets of downtown El Paso in unison with the national March For Our Lives movement. The El Paso march was just one of at least 846 other planned protests across the globe on...

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Woman signing her name in the rail at the “ Make your Mark:  Sign the Last Piece of Rail” event at Downtown El Paso on August 10.

El Pasoans sign the last rails for the streetcar project

Claudia Flores, Staff Reporter August 11, 2017

In preparation to the completion of the El Paso Streetcar Project, El Pasoans were part of the event ‘Make You Mark: Sign the Last Piece of Rail,” where they had the opportunity to sign their names in last two rails of the El Paso Streetcar Project...

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Proposed downtown arena gets go ahead from Austin judge

Proposed downtown arena gets go ahead from Austin judge

Adrian Broaddus, Editor-In-Chief August 7, 2017

El Paso may continue with plans to construct a $180-million downtown multipurpose center as long as it does not construct a sports arena, according to an Austin judge's final ruling Monday morning. "The city may not lawfully expend proceeds generated...

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Austin judge rules in partial favor of the city for proposed downtown arena

Austin judge rules in partial favor of the city for proposed downtown arena

Adrian Broaddus, Editor-In-Chief July 18, 2017

After a two-day hearing on the debate over whether a $180-million proposed arena will be permitted in the Duranguito neighborhood or not came to a close Tuesday afternoon as Travis County District Judge Amy Clark Meachum ruled with the city of El Paso...

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