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Amapas Neighborhood Association's June Newsletter
The Amapas Neighborhood Association, a group of Puerto Vallarta residents and business owners that work together to enhance the quality of life through improvements in security, infrastructure and responsible development, brings us up to date on what's happening in Amapas.
Us Two Premiers Country Music Show, July 4th at Act II
Daniel R. Mininni
Looking for something fun to do on the 4th of July? Join 'Us Two' at Act II for a preview of their 2019 season Country Music show. Come enjoy the best of Country music with songs from Shania Twain, Kenny Rogers, John Denver, Jimmy Buffet, Linda Ronstadt and more, on July 4 at 7:30 pm.
Join the Community Clean-Up in Col. Emiliano Zapata
The JG Group's Colonia Clean-ups continue through the summer to keep raising awareness and getting residents and visitors alike involved in keeping our colonia clean. If you are going to be in Puerto Vallarta on the first Saturday of the month, join us on July 7 and share the love.
Enforcement of Mexico's 'Ley Seca' Unlikely in Vallarta
Due to the July 1 elections, Mexico's 'Ley Seca' (dry law) will be in effect in many states this weekend. In Jalisco, it's up to the municipalities to decide whether or not to impose prohibition, and it is almost certain that the law will NOT be enforced in Puerto Vallarta this weekend.
Woolworth's Another Shopping Option in El Pitillal
Boardwalk Realty PV
We remember when El Pitillal was not much more than a series of unpaved roads and a fun escape from Puerto Vallarta. Today, it is a veritable open-air shopping mall with a variety of great shops and restaurants, cinemas, a Walmart, and now a new Woolworth's store!
Saints Peter & Paul Battle it Out in Mexcaltitan
A traditional and magical festival will soon be taking place in Mexcaltitan, Mexico, a small fishing village in northern Riviera Nayarit. Every year on June 29th, the townspeople stage a battle between the island's patron saints: San Pedro and San Pablo.
How to Get on the Fresh Food for Your Dog Bandwagon
Dr. Leslie Korn
Get off the gravy train and get on the fresh food for your dog bandwagon. Pets need fresh food just like we do. Instead of feeding your pal the SAD (Standard American Diet) that makes you sick, prepare fresh proteins and vegetables with some good fats mixed in, and they'll howl with joy.
Sea Turtle Nesting Season on Puerto Vallarta Beaches
Created in 1981, the Puerto Vallarta sea turtle conservation program now draws thousands of tourists to the shores of Banderas Bay every summer for the annual turtle nesting season, which runs from late June to September, and offers travelers an educational vacation experience.
Puerto Vallarta to Celebrate 2nd Annual Mango Festival
Dennis A. Rike
Make plans now to come out to Lazaro Cardenas Park on Saturday, July 7th from 4-10 pm and celebrate the sweetest produce of the summer - mangoes! You'll enjoy various dishes made with the 'King of Tropical Fruit,' provided by local restaurants, complemented by live entertainment.
Hook the Cure Returns to Puerto Vallarta November 8
Fishing and golfing enthusiasts are already making plans to visit Puerto Vallarta from November 8-11, 2018 for a long weekend of friendship, fun and entertainment at the 13th edition of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's premiere fishing, golf and spa outing, 'Hook the Cure Powered by IOTEC.'
Vallarta Summer Camps Keep Kids Active and Engaged
Far from being just place for sunny, safe retirement living, Puerto Vallarta has a large population of expat families raising their children in our beautiful city. With school finishing up for the year, it's time to find some fun, summer activities to keep kids engaged during the school break.
No Way José! Wins Two Best of Banderas Bay Awards
Puerto Vallarta's favorite Mexican restaurant, No Way José!, adds another accolade to its list of recognitions. Voted 'Best Traditional Mexican Restaurant' and 'Best Margarita' in the 2018 Best of Banderas Bay Awards, Tu Casa in Vallarta invites you to come celebrate with us.
Tax Tips for U.S. Citizens Living & Earning in Mexico
As with other countries the Mexican government expects nationals and foreigners alike to pay taxes on income in the country. But Americans living in Mexico must also contend with U.S. tax laws. Two experts share some important information for U.S. citizens living and working in Mexico.
Looking For Some Fun Things To Do? Come to Act II!
Puerto Vallarta is a great place to visit, even during the warm, humid summer. And Wednesdays are THE day to go to the beautiful, air-conditioned, Act II Entertainment venue. The fun starts with Happy Hour at 6 pm, followed by Us Two and their live band at 7:30, & Bob's Karaoke Party at 8:00.
Help Puerto Vallarta Win a 2018 Readers' Choice Award
As one of Mexico's most attractive destinations, Puerto Vallarta continually receives accolades from the media and visitors. Now, travelers who have recently visited have the opportunity to help PV win the designation of 'Best City' in Condé Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards.
Summer Sizzle Menu Returns to Daiquiri Dick's
Banderas News Team
One of the best things about Summertime in Puerto Vallarta is the return of Daiquiri Dick's Summer Sizzle Menu. Through the end of June this popular beachside restaurant is offering diners 3 delectable courses (with your choice of appetizer, entree and dessert) for just $399 pesos.
3 Gay Men's Choruses 'Dreaming Together' in Vallarta
On Sunday, July 8, the Puerto Vallarta Gay Men's Chorus, together with the Coro Gay Ciudad de México and the New York City Gay Men's Chorus, will present a special concert, 'Dreaming Together,' at Teatro Vallarta. Ticket prices range from $100 to $500 Pesos, depending on seat location.
Keeping Your Home Cool... Without Air-Conditioning
With summer temperatures here, many Puerto Vallarta property owners are looking for ways to keep their homes cool without relying on air-conditioning. The real estate experts at Tropicasa Realty offer some simple tips to help you keep your home cool and fresh - and your utility bills low.
Democrats Abroad to Host Fourth of July Beach Party
If you find yourself in Puerto Vallarta on the USA's Independence Day, head over to Daiquiri Dick's on Los Muertos Beach for an All-American 4th of July celebration hosted by the Costa Banderas Chapter of Democrats Abroad. This event always sells out, so get your tickets TODAY!
Biblioteca Los Mangos Offers Summer Courses for Kids
The Puerto Vallarta Public Library, Biblioteca Los Mangos, is offering children ages 3-13 four fun-filled weeks of activities during this year's Summer Camp. Scheduled to take place from July 9th to August 3rd, all Summer courses are inclusive, educational and entertaining.