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Daiquiri Dick's Taking Care of PV and Our Planet
Media Diva International

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.

2019 Chacala Music & Art Festival, March 16-17
María Francesca

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
Laura Gelezunas

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
John Warren

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
Viviana Testón

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
Shannon Campbell

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.

Puerto Vallarta Garden Club Presents 'Why Bees Matter'
David Muck

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
Travel Pulse

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.

ExPats in Vallarta March 2019 Happy Hours and Events
Sara Wise

ExPats in Vallarta, a fun and friendly group of PV residents and visitors, have a variety of entertaining social events scheduled for March - from Happy Hours, Wine & Appetizer Evenings in private homes and Group Dinners at local restaurants, to free Zumba classes.

Don't Miss 'The Gabest Show on Earth, 2.0' at Act II
Gary R. Beck

'Gabelicious' was discussed as a possible title for Gabe Arcineaga's new show at Act II, 'The Gabest Show on Earth, 2.0.' Filled with beautiful music, poignant stories, incredible comedy and exuberant dancing, Puerto Vallarta audiences can't get enough of this must-see show!

Democrats Abroad Extends Academy Award Film Series
Democrats Abroad Costa Banderas

The Puerto Vallarta Chapter of Democrats Abroad Mexico's recently concluded 2019 Academy Award Movie Series at Incanto proved to be so very popular (many people had to be turned away at the door) that they have decided to show some of the most popular films again.

Tropicasa Realty Agents Certified by Mexico's CONOCER

As part of their ongoing dedication to be the trusted name in Puerto Vallarta real estate, all Tropicasa Realty agents were recently certified by the Secretary of Education's CONOCER, a federally qualifying real estate program endorsed by the Mexican Association of Real Estate Professionals.

Montreal Artists Exhibit Opens March 8 at Galleria Dante
Claire Guarniere

Exhibitions by Montreal artists Yvan Genest and Jean-Gabriel Lambert open at Galleria Dante on Friday, March 8, as part of the South Side Shuffle. Stop by Puerto Vallarta's largest and most eclectic art gallery to meet the artists and enjoy complimentary cocktails from 6:00-10:00 pm.

'Artists for Orphans' Fundraiser at The River Café
Bill Makley

Artists from across the Banderas Bay region are coming together to support Puerto Vallarta's Corazón de Nińa children's home in an 'Artists for Orphans' fundraiser to be held on Saturday, March 9th from 1-4 pm, at The River Café on La Isla Rio Cuale in El Centro.

DIF Vallarta Commemorates Day of the Mother Tongue
Lorena Sonrisas

Faced with the need to retain the rich culture of the various indigenous groups that live in Puerto Vallarta, DIF President Candelaria Tovar de Dávalos presided over a traditional rituals and narratives encounter on February 21, the International Day of the Mother Tongue.

Murphy's Irish Pub Hosts Pre-St. Patrick's Day Benefits
Dennis Rike

Jon Murphy, of Murphy's Irish Pub, is hosting two St. Patrick's Day warm-up events in Puerto Vallarta to help raise money for the Jay Sadler Project: the 'Vallarta Celtfest' on March 10 at Lazaro Cardenas Park and a Pre-St. Patrick's feast at Murphy's Irish Pub on March 13.

Jalisco Cloud Forest Distilled for Pure Enjoyment
Neil Gerlowski

Earlier this month I had the great pleasure of witnessing the inauguration of Jardín Botánico Haravéri, a new botanical garden in the far-off outskirts of the Puerto Vallarta region. On March 23, I'll be offering VBG and PVGC members a guided tour of Jalisco's 'Cloud Forest.'

Bohemia Viva Debuts 'Symphonica' at The Palm Cabaret
Debbie White

Join Bohemia Viva at The Palm Cabaret on March 3rd for a sneak peek of 'Symphonica,' their upcoming show for the 2020 entertainment season in Puerto Vallarta. This new musical project blends elements of a symphony orchestra with the smooth sounds of the Argentinian musical duo.

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