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Jalisco Looking to Produce Mango Varieties for Export
The coast of Jalisco produces 113,000 tons of mango but only exports a third of its production. As a result, Jalisco is promoting the production of the more profitable late flowering varieties for the international market, where the mango has a high demand.
Photographer Hopes Jaguar Story will Spur Conservation
In 2018, Alejandro Prieto, a prize-winning nature photographer whose pictures have graced the pages of National Geographic, embarked on a year-long project to photograph the Mexican jaguar in its natural environment, in hopes of spurring conservation efforts.
Cooking with the No Way José! Cocina de Amor, July 23
'Cooking with Your Cocina de Amor' returns July 23 at 2:00 pm, when the chefs at No Way José! will be preparing a 3-course menu on Facebook LIVE! For those of you in Puerto Vallarta, the menu will be served on the restaurant's open-air terrace in two seatings: 4:30 pm & 7:00 pm.
PV Artist Gives North-South 'Small Tunnel' a New Look
Puerto Vallarta has another notable piece of public art, but you won't see it unless you're driving. Local artist Elodia Jiménez has painted a colorful mural on the interior wall of the 'small' tunnel that leads from the Libramiento to the Emiliano Zapata neighborhood.
The Best Time to See Comet NEOWISE will be July 23
Stargazers in the Northern Hemisphere should enjoy every opportunity to see Comet NEOWISE as it streaks across the evening sky for the rest of July. Once it disappears from view, the comet will not be visible in Earth's skies for another 6,800 years, according to NASA.
Galleria Dante & Di Vino Dante Summer Newsletter
Due to the situation with the Covid-19 pandemic, Galleria Dante & Di Vino Dante remained closed for 3 months, but now they are back! The most eclectic art gallery in Puerto Vallarta is now open from 10 am-2 pm Monday-Saturday, while the restaurant is open from 10 am-9 pm.
Your Cultural Insider: Excellent Empanadas in El Tuito
Anyone who has taken the pleasant ride south from Puerto Vallarta to the mountainous valley of El Tuito knows the famous Panaderia los Pinitos. Baking about 1000 empanadas every day, this open-air bakery in the small pueblo of Columpio is a delicious stop for locals & travelers alike.
Puerto Vallarta Ready to Open More Economic Activities
The Municipal Government is ready to reopen more Puerto Vallarta businesses & activities, including theaters, cultural venues, recreational parks and open-air spas on July 20, but the State Government will determine when these enterprises can resume operations.
Playa Los Muertos Tops List of World's Best Gay Beaches
One of the most iconic beaches in Puerto Vallarta, Playa de Los Muertos, topped this year's list of the World's Best Gay Beaches published by GayCities.com. This distinction is relevant, as Gay Cities is a reference site for LGBT tourism in North America.
Celebrating the USA's National Tequila Day at Home
One tequila, two tequila, three tequila, floor. Celebrate the USA's National Tequila Day on Friday, July 24th with at-home suggestions, cocktail recipes, zoom backgrounds and more from Velas Mexico Resorts in Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit, Los Cabos and Riviera Maya.