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Grants Are Available For Qualifying Businesses

Grants Are Available For Qualifying Businesses

The City of McAllen is offering grants to qualifying businesses in an effort to revitalize the local economy. 1.5 million dollars is available to help establishments within city limits through the McAllen COVID-19 fund. $5,000 grants will be awarded to eligible businesses. The money may be used for personal protective gear and sanitation supplies, inventory, […]

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$9.5 Million Awarded to Metro McAllen

$9.5 Million Awarded to Metro McAllen

Congressman Vicente Gonzalez announced over $9.5 million have been awarded to the city of McAllen’s public transportation system. These funds, awarded through the “CARES” Act, will go toward salaries, fuel, personal protective gear and maintenance costs to keep McAllen Metro systems operating throughout this pandemic.

Bars Reopen to the Public at Limited Capacity

Bars Reopen to the Public at Limited Capacity

Before the clock struck midnight, many were already making line outside of different night clubs in downtown McAllen. “It’s been more than two months and some people like to go out. They like to go see stuff and right now it is pretty good. I like it, I like going out.” Rafael Lopez -McAllen Resident […]

Bars Await Reopening Date Announcement

Bars Await Reopening Date Announcement

Nightclub owners say they are feeling a lot of uncertainty since they still don’t know when they will be able to reopen. 17th street is known for the nightlife: an industry that contributes a significant amount to the local economy. Although some businesses have been able to open their doors to the public, the fate of […]

COVID-19 Survivor Shares His Road To recovery

COVID-19 Survivor Shares His Road To recovery

After a thirty-five day battle against COVID-19, a sixty-year-old patient now has a clean bill of health and shares with us his road to recovery. Frank Arredondo was hospitalized in a special unit designated for those with COVID-19 at the Doctor’s Hospital at Renaissance. He believes he caught the virus from a co-worker who had […]

Barbershops Prepare to Reopen This Friday

Barbershops Prepare to Reopen This Friday

Almost two months have gone by and this popular McAllen barbershop is finally making preparations to once again open its doors and tend to clients in need of a haircut. Governor Greg Abbott announced earlier this week “Phase Two” of the reopening of Texas. Barbershops and beauty salons can now operate as soon as this […]

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