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El Paso Higher Education

El Pasoans, out-of-state students and international students have a selection of institutions of higher education from which to choose. The city’s largest and oldest institution is the University of Texas at El Paso, which is commonly referred to as UTEP by locals. UTEP students are referred to as “Miners” because the school was originally founded as […]

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West Towne Marketplace

The Northwest side of the Sun City, home to Canutillo High School and the El Paso Community College’s Northwest campus, has seen exponential growth throughout the past few years, and 2018 is no exception to the trend. New to the area is West Towne, a 500,000-square-foot shopping center wheeled into reality by El Paso’s largest and […]

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A Tour of El Paso’s Museums

“When I was growing up, my mother would take me to plays and museums, and we’d talk about life. Those times helped shape who I became.”  — Jill Scott, American singer-songwriter and actress Downtown El Paso is a mecca for art, science and history enthusiasts with attractions that include the El Paso Museum of History, […]

Top 5 Restaurants for Vegans and Vegetarians in El Paso

The days of boring salad options are over with choices like beet milanesa tortas (Funkmeyers Rec Room), tofu puffy tacos (Jonbalaya), chickpea fries (Tabla), and vegan Thai ice cream (Tippi Teas). Great vegan sushi is at Dragonfly Wine & Sushi Bistro, while Eloise and Joe Vinny & Bronson’s are ladling vegan menudo. With numerous local […]

8 Fantastic Downtown El Paso Living Options

Downtown El Paso continues to blossom and fulfill its potential as a fun destination to enjoy a night out on the town, a convenient place to conduct business, and an ideal place to live. Chief Urban Living Evangelists, the Downtown Management District, recently organized a ‘Downtown Living Tour’ comprised of 8 different apartment living solutions […]

Starting Your Smart Home Transformation

With the aid of modern technology, it’s now possible to convert virtually any ordinary house into a smart home filled with features that make daily tasks more convenient. These technologies allow for greener living, customization of your living space to personal tastes and the peace of mind that you can control key home systems with […]

Money Saving Tips for New Homeowners

As a new homeowner, you are taking on many new financial responsibilities. However, you can reduce your expenses from the very beginning of ownership if you take advantage of all of your opportunities. Here are just a few of the best ways to save money from day one. The Homestead Tax Exemption Texas gives you […]

Guide to Finding a Great Loan for Your Home

Buying a home is an enormous commitment. Securing the right mortgage with the best rate can be a challenge- especially for first-time buyers. Comparison shopping is essential to getting a good deal, and of course, it’s important to ask yourself how much you can afford to pay, before you get too far along in the […]