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...

THE WAILING

It's an extremely rare thing for a new film to come out and really leave an impression on me. Since seeing The Wailing the other night, I literally have not been able to stop thinking about...

HDTV for Free; it’s legal

By GABRIEL SALDAÑA   When you’re broke, nothing can redeem your day like vegging out in front of a good TV show, especially nowadays with so many great series on air. But what happens when you’re...

Weslaco resident's haunted halloween house

Weslaco resident Rudy Muniz talks to OME about the motives behind building his annual haunted house, a three-month long project for a night of wholesome (and free) community fun. 1. Tell us about your haunted...

Life After Ambrosia

A litany of rumors has circulated over the last month surrounding the closure and future of Ambrosia Coffee House, which may have been McAllen’s most popular beer-selling coffee shop until it shut its doors...

Escape From the Zombie Room

We walk through an unassuming door and are led into a small kitchen area by a woman in a lab coat. We are asked to sit while our personal belongings are secured away in...

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...

The Valley Needs a Public Voice, Now

On March 25th it was announced that KMBH, the RGV’s sole provider of PBS content, was sold to MBTV, a subsidiary of RC Communications. Plagued by bad finances for years, the Roman Catholic Diocese...

UPDATE: Lime Cucumber Gatorade

Hello, friends. You've probably noticed that Lime Cucumber Gatorade is conspicuously absent from convenience store refrigerators in the Rio Grande Valley. This wonderful beverage tastes like the real thing and offers thirst-quenching refreshment like...

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...