I cannot stress enough the importance of timely and correctly filing a Foreign B...
Wixárika people dressed in traditional tribal garb left offerings at thei...
In this monthly series, the Guadalajara Reporter republishes a few of the headli...
Ajijic resident Tom Nussbaum says he watched the November 6, 2012 election resul...
Jocotepec resident Tommy Arnold first learned about fermented foods seven years ...
Labour of Love
At least 18 years have passed since work began on the Church of ...
In 1894, a man living near the famed ruins of Teotihuácan, 50 kilometers ...
Many U.S. citizens who have lived in Mexico for an extended time have a repellen...
I had planned on writing a nice, lengthy, last column worthy of the place I&rsqu...
The Centro Regional de Estudios Musicales (CREM) offered a heart-warming tribute to Disney at its annual summer concert, presented August 6 at the Auditorio de la Ribera.
Lake Chapala Painting Guild President Lois Schroff is eager to bring her group of painters into the limelight – especially painters new to the area.
Efren Gonzalez will wield the gavel at an art auction Friday, August 12, 4 p.m. at the Ajijic Plaza to help fund his skull mural project.
Art Camp wrap-up
The Lake Chapala Society’s fourth annual Summer Art Camp concluded activities Saturday, July 30 with a graduation event. Ajijic Delegado Chuni Medeles and Centro Cultural Ajijic acting director Beto Muñoz were on hand to assist camp organizers in handing out diplomas t...
Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat.
A few days ago my friend Mario Guerrero phoned me and mentioned some archaeological ruins indicated on an INEGI (Statistics and Geography Institute) topographical map.
Regular readers of my columns will by now surely know of “The Magic Circle,” the name I have coined for an easily reachable area around Guadalajara – including Jalisco, Colima and Aguascalientes, plus parts of other Mexican states – that contains all five of Mexico’s ec...
This year the rainy season has made up for past years. Big storms have sent water rushing through mountain-side milpas.
No matter how one may have tried, the situation has become too loathsome and dangerous – and, for a U.S. citizen, too ridiculous and fearsome – to ignore. And for Mexico, this week’s fresh assessment of Donald Trump and a nuclear bomb has made the consideration of a Trump &ld...
A story that has disappeared off the front pages is the controversy over encryption on smart phones, but you may still read about this on the inside pages.
When Guadalajara Mayor Enrique Alfaro began to speak about baches at a press conference this week, I was rather hoping he would announce a contest – with a new car as the prize – to identify the biggest pothole in the city.
Thousands of bands all over the world spend years perfecting their craft and never get the chance to walk out on a prestigious stage in front of a large audience.
I had planned on writing a nice, lengthy, last column worthy of the place I’ve had the pleasure of living in for the past two years.
The wool coat looks worse for the non-wear. It is wrinkled from being unworn and crammed in the back of a closet for two years; dotted with dust and dog hair from a dog that departed the family a year ago; in need of a lint brush that can’t be found in the pile of things to be thrown away, don...
If there’s one thing you can say about expats who put down roots at lakeside it’s their tendency to live large.
Lakeside’s Zona Fitness Gym is once again sponsoring the Jalisco Body Building Competition Sunday, August 21, at the Auditorio de la Ribera.
Mushroom Festival at Lion’s Club
The Circulo de Produccion farmer’s market cooperative hosts a Feria de Hongos (Mushroom Festival) Sunday, July 31 at the Club de Leones, Av. de los Leones 75, Colonia Tepeyac Casino, Zapopan.
The Humane Education Alliance (Alianza por una Educación Humanitaria) is collecting used dog leashes and collars for their World Animal Day 2016 event.
Quince Fest continues
Atotonilquillo celebrates its quince harvest with the 23rd annual Expo Membrillo Saturday, August 13 and Sunday, August 14 featuring music, dance and gastronomy from 11 a.m. to midnight. at the the pueblo’s Plaza Centenario.
Puerto Vallarta American Legion Post 14 Commander Dennis Rike and his wife Dinia on the Vallarta Adventures special Canada Day/July 4th cruise across Banderas Bay to Las Caletas on July 2.
The Philo Legacy
The Northshore was shocked by the sudden death of Philo Hayward due to heart failure in the summer of 2015.
Chacala is a relaxing fishing village situated in the heart of the Riviera Nayarit, about 25 miles north of Bucerias/northshore. Each March, the Puerto de Chacala Music and Art Festival brings together musicians and other artists for a three-day, three-night celebration, comp...
A Dream Come True
Walt Disney once said that “Any dream can come true if you have the courage to pursue it.” Well Mr. Disney, our pueblo just proved you were right!
Labour of Love
At least 18 years have passed since work began on the Church of San Felipe de Jesus in Barra’s barrio. With continuous effort by the community half of the church is complete.
When Leone Ewoldt built her house in Villa Obregon in 2006, she had a room made for a book exchange because of her love of reading and sharing books with others. Having sold everything, including hundreds of books when she left Seattle, her new little room soon filled up and the bo...
Only a few Fridays left to shop at the Marsol Hotel Market, which takes place in the lobby from 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. and runs through the end of April.
In this monthly series, the Guadalajara Reporter republishes a few of the headlines from its July editions 10, 20, 30, 40 and 50 years ago.
In the depths of New York’s bitterly cold winter, a glimmer of hope appeared on the horizon: two friends would be available for a two-week surf trip in May.
It’s a glorious feeling as you swim into the beautiful secluded beach of the Marieta Islands (Islas Marietas). As you pass under a rocky arch in the island there is a moment when the tide turns in your favor and washes you gently towards the sandy shoreline. It is as if the island has deemed y...
Pranzo Bistro is a popular restaurant and hang-out spot in La Floresta perhaps best known as a go-to place for al fresco dining.
Adelita’s Bar & Grill, tucked away in the historic part of San Antonio Tlayacapan, offers great ambiance and some of the best dining experiences in the area.
Ajijic resident Tom Nussbaum says he watched the November 6, 2012 election results on television with disbelief and joy.
Robert Bruce Drynan of Ajijic is the author of “Domain of the Scorpion” (2009), a thriller set in Colombia and Venezuela and Panama, that introduces several characters we meet again in his latest novel, “The Shadow of Nemesis,” set largely in Mexico. “Domain of the Scor...
More than 600 doctors in some 24 cities in the country are registered with Risaterapia (laughter therapy) A.C., a group that brings doses of medicine that smiling children take willingly.
The first shelter in Mexico dedicated to providing attention to transgender people has opened in Guadalajara.
Galeria de Aire Libre Axixic will showcase an exhibition “We Exist!: The Flora and Fauna of Ajijic” in the garden area of the Ajijic Plaza Saturday, August 20, 5 p.m.
Jalisco Governor Aristóteles Sandoval and Jocotepec Mayor Manuel Haro (center) visited the Manos Creativas de Maíz workshop in the south shore town of San Cristóbal Zapotitlán
Only 813 primary and secondary schools in Jalisco out of 11,298 have taken the option of reducing the number of work days in the coming school year.
Children in the Puerto Vallarta area undergoing treatment for cancer enjoyed an unforgettable day of fun and adventure, swimming and cavorting with dolphins Saturday, June 18.
Jalisco’s first “disabled-inclusive” beach has opened in Cuastecomates in the municipality of Cihuatlán just north of Melaque.
Fans of Guadalajara-born film director Guillermo del Toro who happen to be in Los Angeles this fall should head over to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to see an exhibit featuring around 600 spooky monsters and objects from the filmmaker’s private collection.
I cannot stress enough the importance of timely and correctly filing a Foreign Bank Account Report (FBAR) if you are required to.
A Mexican delegation of 126 athletes will march proudly behind the national flag at the opening ceremony of the Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympic Games on Friday, August 5, at 6 p.m.