Maria Cortes Gonzalez, El Paso Times

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Past articles by Maria:

Comedian Felipe Esparza, La Femme Expo and Cirque Italia among things to do

Looking for things to do in El Paso? Look no further. Check back weekly to see what are suggestions would be. → Read More

Big El Paso Fair heading to Ascarate Park; Cirque Italia to Sunland Park Mall

It's almost time to celebrate the arrival of spring with a good old-fashioned fair. Find out more. → Read More

Your guide to El Paso Chihuahuas baseball's 10th season: 2023 schedule, tickets and more

Find out everything you need to know about the El Paso Chihuahuas baseball season. From new foods to tickets to best promotions offered, we've got it. → Read More

When is St. Patrick's Day? Here's what to know, including where to celebrate in El Paso.

Do you love drinking green beer, aye? Well, don't get langered but here's some places in El Paso to celebrate. → Read More

San Elizario chosen Best Historic Small Town by USA Today readers

Find out why San Elizario is the Best Historic Small Town in the United States. → Read More

Skating rinks are out, but virtual reality games, trampoline, climbing walls are in

Here's where to find El Paso attractions, from trampolines to virtual reality. → Read More

Suzette Quintanilla, sister of Selena, coming to El Paso for La Femme Expo

Find out what Suzette Quintanilla, Tejano legend Selena's sister, has been up to when she comes to El Paso. Find out more. → Read More

Get George Lopez tickets, enjoy Poppies Fest and Los Lonely Boys this weekend

Comedian George Lopez tickets go on sale Friday. And celebrate spring at the Poppies Fest and Cowboys Days. → Read More

When does Wet N' Wild open? Details on admission prices, new ride 'Tarantula Tailspin'

Here is what you need to know about Wet N' Wild, which is already working on its next new attraction for 2023. → Read More

Got kids? Check out these spring break camps in El Paso and Las Cruces

Everybody looks forward to spring break, including kids. Speaking of which, here are some camps to keep them busy and out of your hair. → Read More

El Paso, Star on the Mountain featured in children's book 'Only in Texas'

It's fun to see how other people view El Paso. Find out what a new children's book, "Only in Texas" says about the Sun City. → Read More

Actress Alicia Silverstone coming to El Paso for Women's Wellness Summit

Actress Alicia Silverstone is coming to El Paso for Women's Wellness Summit. Find out more about the summit. → Read More

Bailey moving up from runaway dog to canine influencer, El Paso owner says

Big things could be in store for Bailey, the El Paso rescue dog who got away from her owner and found her way back at her old shelter. Find out more. → Read More

El Paso shoppers tell of terror as shots rang out at Cielo Vista Mall

The scenes from Wednesday's shooting in El Paso — which left one dead and three people wounded — are now too familiar across the United States. → Read More

Rotting Christ, Led Zeppelin tribute and Dwight Yoakam among top concerts coming up

It's all about music this weekend and week starting with Mozart and metal by Rotting Christ and then turning country with Dwight Yoakam. Here's more. → Read More

Clint Early College Academy, MacArthur and Hughey among Gold Ribbon Schools in El Paso

Despite the pandemic, several El Paso County schools have risen to the top as Gold Ribbon high, middle and elementary schools. Find out more. → Read More

Win a pair of Tony Lama custom boots for Valentine's Day

Need a Valentine's Day gift for your sweetheart? Enter this Tony Lama boot giveaway for a chance for custom-designed boots. → Read More

Little Joe, Shen Yun among events this weekend in El Paso

Wondering what's going on in El Paso this weekend? Here are some ideas. → Read More

Music superstar Rihanna goes from tiny 2006 Brut Sun Bowl stage to Super Bowl halftime show

More excited about the Super Bowl LVII halftime show than the game? Then you'll enjoy this ‒ a look back at when Rihanna performed in El Paso. → Read More

El Paso concerts to get excited for in 2023 include Marco Antonio Solis and RBD

Here's a glimpse of what concerts to look forward to this year in the El Paso area. We'll keep this list updated so come back from time to time. → Read More