An El Pasoan Creating a National Conversation

An El Pasoan Creating a National Conversation

By Michael C. Graham For a large portion of the 20th century, until its closing in December of 1987, the corner of Rio Grande and Stanton Street was the home of Hotel Dieu Hospital, originally established in a different location in 1892, moving into the location that...
Slow Start Records: On and Off the Stage

Slow Start Records: On and Off the Stage

By: Andy Martinez Photos By: Austin North Perhaps you’ve seen the drink coasters laying around your favorite bar or seen at least one of the acts they represent at your favorite local music venue. If you’re a frequent local music supporter, there’s a very slim chance...
Music to Calm the Savage Beast

Music to Calm the Savage Beast

By: Pilar Munoz Photos courtesy of Eddie Provencio If you ask any one in El Paso about The Tap, they will tell you two things: they have spectacular nachos, and have jazz music on Thursday nights. For over 30 years they have hosted local jazz and, throughout the...
El Paso Hip-Hop Scene

El Paso Hip-Hop Scene

By: Austin North Hip-hop, while arguably divisive, has officially taken the place of rock in mainstream media. Its dominance can be seen in our daily lives if you turn on the radio or even just a TV, and this mainstream popularity translates to a richly saturated...
Compound Design

Compound Design

By: Austin North Smart businesses know how to adapt and seize new opportunities that present themselves. Compound Design, ran by brothers Luke and Ben Wilbanks, is the embodiment of this idea—”It’s a constantly evolving description, cause every week we’re finding...