Carlos Vives given Legend Award by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation

Carlos Vives met with members of the Hispanic Congressional Caucus recently.

Grammy-winning and seven-time Latin Grammy winning recording artist/producer/songwriter Carlos Vives was honored Thursday night by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation with the Legend Award for his work promoting the social and economic inclusion of Afro-Colombian and indigenous communities in Colombia. During the week, in his role as the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) first Inclusion Ambassador, [...]

Great Food at the Texas State Fair

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Chicken Fried Loaded Baked Potato by Butch Benavides   Chicken Fried Loaded Baked Potato A baked potato stuffed with butter, cheddar cheese and bacon is coated with a blend of spices and flour and deep fried. Served with ranch dressing for dipping. Deep Fried “Breakfast for Dinner” by Edna Sutton & Tom Grace A huge flour tortilla [...]

Texas State Fair Discounts

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State Fair Opening Day on September. 26: Take a full 20-ounce Dasani water or any Coke product and get admission for $6 per donated item. Proceeds benefit the North Texas Food Bank. Kroger:  You can purchase advance general admission/season passes at the service desk.  Price: Adult gen. admission $15.50, season passes $34.95 (includes one-day companion ticket good [...]

NFL Domestic Abusers Get Tap on Wrist

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By George E. Curry, NNPA Columnist The NFL – which has been referred to as everything from the National Felons League to, in the cases of players, Not For Long – has imposed a lifetime ban on Ray Rice yet rarely disciplines other brazen offenders. And when a team takes the rare action of disciplining [...]

Del Taco introduces new bowls for only $4

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Del Taco is launching three new Fresca Bowls: premium, made-to-order bowls loaded with fresh ingredients and offering guests a “bowlful of fresh tastes” in every bite. Fresca Bowls, the latest addition to the Del Taco menu, are packed to the rim with fresh, flavorful, high-quality ingredients and are the ideal choice for guests looking for [...]

Free Original Queso today at On The Border on Tuesday

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With free chips and salsa every day, its’ always a celebration at On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina. On The Border wanted to do a little more for its guests on Mexico’s Independence Day. So, on Tuesday, September 16, guests at OTB will enjoy a cup of the restaurant’s signature Original Queso, featuring fresh-chopped jalapeno, tomato, onion, poblano & [...]

New York Fashion Week b Michael recap

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NEW YORK — On the evening of September 10, b michael AMERICA presented their Spring 2015 Couture collection at the Tents at Lincoln Center showing 45 looks for day and evening. Said the designer, “This collection…continues my vision to create a genre of taste that is inspired by The Art Of Advanced American Style, from the Shirt-Dress to the [...]

Adrian Peterson facing child negligent charges

The Minnesota Viking’s Adrian Peterson has to return to Montgmery County Texas to face child abuse charges. He reportedly spanked his son with a switch leaving bloody scars. As usual these days TMZ.com has info and photos.

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