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And The Hits Keep Marching On at Act II Stages!
Daniel R. Mininni
As we head into mid-March, the hits keep 'marching on' at Act II Stages - THE PLACE to go for the best in live cabaret, music, stage plays and drag shows. Here's a look at this week's lineup, which includes the return of Paul Fracassi & the world-premiere of The Kinsey Sicks' new show!
U.S. Issues Spring Break Security Alert for Mexico
Although many college students are either already sipping margaritas on a Mexican beach, or have had their spring break destinations booked for weeks, the U.S. State Department issued a Security Alert on Wednesday warning Spring Breakers heading to Mexico to use extra caution.
Mexico Doesn't 'Spring Forward' Until April 7, 2019
While Americans will be turning their clocks ahead for daylight-saving time on Sunday, March 10th, in Mexico we won't 'spring forward' until the first Sunday of April. So make a note if you'll be traveling to Vallarta this month - there will be an extra hour difference in time.
It's Been an Amazing Season – But it's Not Over Yet!
The Palm Cabaret likes to shake things up a bit, to introduce Puerto Vallarta audiences to new and diverse acts. With a little over a month to go in the 2019 season, this popular southside venue shows no sign of slowing down, with new shows and returning favorites still to come.
Daiquiri Dick's Taking Care of PV and Our Planet
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Daiquiri Dick's is doing their part to take care of our planet. This popular Puerto Vallarta beachfront restaurant has gone green. They have switched their to-go containers and straws, plus the gloves and bags used by the kitchen staff, to biodegradable items.
Learn Vallarta through Cultural Experiences
...take an easy walking tour!
The Mexican culture as reflected in its people, history, architecture, artisanal crafts and ecology can be experienced best by taking a walking tour. Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours offers eight such walks that immerse you in the local culture for a couple of hours.
2019 Chacala Music & Art Festival, March 16-17
Something magical and musical is coming to the heart of Riviera Nayarit, in the crown jewel village of Chacala-by-the-sea, a traditional fishing village 50 miles north of Puerto Vallarta. The Sixth Annual Chacala Music & Art Festival returns March 16-17, 2019.
U.S. Expat Taxes: 7 Important Things You Need to Know
The tax rules for expats can allow them to earn up to $103,900 tax-free - if they've got their affairs set up properly. A new report from International Living details 17 important things you need to know when filing your U.S. taxes as an expat - here are seven key points.
Celebrate Mardi Gras in Vallarta at Daiquiri Dick's
One of the largest celebrations in the world, Carnival is known for crazy parades, wild parties and fabulous food. If you are in Puerto Vallarta, stop by Daiquiri Dick's for a Mardi Gras menu featuring Cajun cuisine that will make you want to dance in the streets.
Helping Kids with Cancer Focus on Beauty, Not Misery
The Puerto Vallarta Rotary Club Sur's 'Aid To Families With Children With Cancer' program helps local families get through the tough times by raising money to buy food, clothes, shoes and to help with the costs of education. The IFC supports this worthy cause - and so can you!
Mariachis, Margaritas & More - a Real Mexican Fiesta
The beautiful stone-colonnaded interior courtyard of the Presidencia – Puerto Vallarta's historic Town Hall in the heart of Old Town – will be the site of a fabulous Mexican Fiesta sponsored by the Viejo Vallarta and Amapas Neighborhood Associations on Thursday, March 28.
March News from Vallarta's PuRR Project Shelte
March news from PuRR Project, a non-profit feline shelter located just north of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, that provides homeless cats and kittens a recuperative stay with the ultimate goal of adopting them out to loving homes sterilized, vaccinated and disease free.
PV's Outdoor Activities Help You Beat the Winter Blues
A sun-and-beach getaway is a great way to relax away your winter blues. But for more active travelers, Puerto Vallarta's ideal location between the Sierra Madre Mountain Range and the Bay of Banderas provides multiple opportunities to help bring adrenaline levels up, too.
Puerto Vallarta Garden Club Presents 'Why Bees Matter'
The Vallarta Garden Club is pleased to have Talit Leon Mantecon and David Erne speaking at our next meeting, set to be held at Incanto on Tuesday, March 12. Join us at 4:30 pm for Drinks with Friends, followed by their presentation, 'Why Bees Matter,' at 5:00 pm.
Ten Interesting Things You Should Know About Mexico
Virtually worldwide, Mexico is known as the land of delicious Mexican food, culture, Mariachi music, and tequila. However, there are many aspects that many people aren't familiar with - even some of those who live, or own a home, here in this fascinating country.
Entertainment Season Keeps 'Marching On' at Act II
Daniel R. Mininni
Even though the Puerto Vallarta 'high' season will soon start winding down, Act II Entertainment is still in 'high' gear with two new shows opening in The Red Room this month, and three of the winter season's most successful Main Stage shows extended through April due to popular demand.
Mexican Government Unveils Six-Year Tourism Strategy
The Mexican government has announced a new 6-year tourism strategy that includes investing 600 million pesos to improve tourism workers' living conditions in Playa del Carmen, with similar spending expected in Acapulco, Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta over the coming months.
Baby Boomers Consider Moving to Mexico for Retirement
In a new Expats In Mexico survey, nearly 52% of American & Canadian baby boomers say they are considering retiring in Mexico within 2 years, attracted by cost of living and climate. Puerto Vallarta was their destination of choice, followed by the Lake Chapala area & Los Cabos.
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