Supporters of #RGV4BLM Come Together For A Cause

On the evening of Saturday, July 16, approximately 200 Valley residents joined forces in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, marching to protest the killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, and to demand...

Review: The Grand Budapest Hotel

This year, in exchange for event coverage, SXSW was gracious enough to provide Ouch My Ego with passes that granted access to the festivals film screenings. I was involved in a car accident that...

ICONS – Vol 1

Face it folks, it's summertime and nostalgia is slowly setting in. When you see cars being washed, BBQ pits being prepped, and sprinklers being chased, you can faintly hear the echoes of summers past....

Summer Craft Fest Round-Up

This past July 29th, OME had its 1st Craft Fest in collaboration with The Tulle Room and HopSonic Radio. Not only was the event a blast, but it went above and beyond what we...

WORDS ON SCREEN – JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2

When the first John Wick came out back in 2014, I was a bit blindsided by how effective it was as a pretty standard, yet highly entertaining action flick. You see, I just love action films. I'm...

McAllen Sound and Age Ordinance in Downtown Entertainment District Still Up for Review

On Monday May 23, 2016 at a city hall meeting, John Ingram brought up an unplanned agenda item to prohibit amplified music in the Downtown area. Aida Ramirez also added to the ordinance an...

Sound Ordinance Not Loud Enough

The McAllen City Commission met yesterday evening to vote on an ordinance that would ban outdoor amplified music and all ages shows in the downtown entertainment district. The ordinance originated back in May, but,...

The Grind Brings a New Element to RGV Coffee

MaryAnn Pinon has a clear vision for bringing better coffee to the RGV. When she and co-owner Sergio Trevino opened Grind Coffee Co. in March, the endeavor proved to be a labor of love. What...

Brewseum Week: A Taste for the Finer Things in Life

Craft beer has always been a big deal for people seeking a finer beer drinking experience. For those with a taste for something other than PBR and Miller Lite, the McAllen International Museum of...

Rock out with your dock out: a simple guide to better sound when using...

By GABRIEL SALDAÑA The bulk of music listeners, sadly, aren’t discerning when it comes to audio quality. These are people satisfied by listening to music through laptop speakers and prepackaged iPod earbuds. If that description...