Positively El Paso

Another Union Plaza building may see renovation

Union Plaza, one of Downtown El Paso’s most unique neigh-borhoods, could see the renovation of another of its historic buildings according to concept images posted online.

Franklin HS teacher awarded statewide Humanities Award

Franklin High School U.S. History teacher, Laura Strelzin Bagley, has been named as one of only thirteen recipients of the 2014 Humanities Texas Outstanding Teaching of the Humanities Award.

Trendy boutique hotel, Aloft, to open in Downtown's O.T. Bassett Tower

Travelers through Downtown El Paso will soon have one additional option when it comes to accommodations.

El Paso teens announced as National Merit Semifinalists

Late nights studying and spending time away from friends has paid off for six El Paso students.

Nothing Bunt Cakes next 'Fountains' tenant

A new tenant could bring spe-cialty pastries to the Fountains at Farah in East El Paso, ac-cording to permits filed with the City. Nothing Bundt Cakes will open up a spot in the shopping center.

Sun City SciFi Fan Expo 2014 on Oct. 4th and 5th

El Paso will be able to show their SciFi side on October 4th and 5th.

El Pasoan a finalist in National Parks photo contest

An El Paso native is one of finalists in a nationwide National Parks photography contest running through September 26th on their website.

El Paso teacher wins $2,000 grant for innovative teaching

An El Paso teacher won a $2,000 grant for his innovative teaching approach. Travis Duckworth from El Paso Academy High School is one of four teachers in the state to be selected for the 2014 Voya Unsung Heroes Award.

Twins! Second set of pygmy slow lorises twins born at EP Zoo

The El Paso Zoo is happy to announce the birth of twin slow lorises born on August 22, 2014. The infants, born to mom and dad named Steven Tyler and Kym Ly, are their second set of twins born at the El Paso Zoo.

Nolan Richardson named Grand Marshal of Thanksgiving Parade

Following his recent induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, El Pasoan Nolan Richardson will return to the Sun City to lead the 78th edition of the FirstLight Federal Credit Union Sun Bowl Parade as grand marshal on Thanks

El Paso Firefighter presented with Star of Texas Award by Governor Perry

An El Paso firefighter, along with more than 30 others, was presented with the Star of Texas Award Wednesday in Austin.

Firefighters to be honored at Medal Day Ceremony

For outstanding service, a distinct group of firefighters will be honored in a Medal Day Ceremony on Thursday Sept. 4 at 6:30 p.m. at the Chamizal National Memorial Theater located at 800 South San Marcial Street.

Onix apartments take shape on El Paso's west side

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El Paso will hold Dog swimming event

Dog owners of El Paso will now get to have some fun splash time with their pets.

C'mon, get hoppy! Sun City Craft Beer Fest returns for second year

The inaugural year of El Paso's Sun City Craft Beer Fest was such a success in 2013 that organizers have announced its return for a second year.