Legendary Locals of El Paso Now Available!

I recently wrote a book for Arcadia Publishing titled Legendary Locals of El Paso.  It was a great experience and to see the book in print is a great joy.  The book covers over 100 individuals and groups whom have made their mark on El Paso.  It covers a period from the 1800's to today.  People like John Wesley Hardin, ...


See the World In One Blog Post

It's late on a Sunday night here in El Paso as I type away on my computer contemplating with my wife as to whether we should make another batch of coffee for the week.  As with many of the topics I write about...they come at a moments notice.  With drones becoming more popular with every passing day, skilled videographers ...


The Transportation Conundrum

Over the next few weeks I plan to take a look at all thing transportation.  From bus rapid transit to expanded highway systems to bike and pedestrian paths.  Transportation is what moves us around as we live our daily lives.  The opinions are strong on the best way to move forward as a society and that's healthy. ...

Top 3 Cities in the World

The Issue with the “Top 10 blah blah cities in the country” list

Take a quick trip with me to the small business of Italic & Made Up LLC. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_76RK_5bBs[/embed] Morning conversation near the coffee pot "Hey Jimmy!  Did you catch the game yesterday?" "It was a wild one Ned...but guess what...Monarch City just got rated in as the #5 best ...

credit to Mike Tungate

Want To See Where Influence Is Setting Up Shop? Check Out the Southwest USA

Forbes has a new article out calling the Southwest the new capital of influence.  Cities like San Antonio, Austin, Tucson, Albuquerque,  & San Diego are listed as places where the next generation will flourish.  Guess what city wasn't listed....El Paso.  The study focused on a group of 804  hispanics & ...


The Borderland

The Borderland as the sun slowly sets and the April winds pick up for the evening.. Live Your City. Make It


The Split Personality of Anson 11

Anson 11 is one of the latest restaurants to open in downtown El Paso.  It is housed in the historic and beautifully renovated Mills Building.  The first floor is the more casual area where one can enjoy hamburgers, short rib sandwiches and more.  If you want a fine dining experience, the glass elevator will take you up to ...