“Look on every exit as being an entrance somewhere else.”― Tom Stoppard, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead The doors of the district are profound in and of themselves. Some open for business, some closed for business and some just shut off from the world. We invite you to stroll the street of El Centro (downtown) and AvenidaContinue reading “Las Puertas – The Doors Withstanding Time”
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A Home for Every Generation and a home for the Laredo Cultural District
Laredo Cultural District will soon be housed in Laredo’s oldest continually occupied residence. With generous cooperation with Webb County, we will be able to work within the district to amplify the artistic and cultural events and outreach for the sake of our community. Even though there is no exact date as to when Casa OrtízContinue reading “A Home for Every Generation and a home for the Laredo Cultural District”
Where is OUR District?
Short answer: Three distinct areas comprise the district: Long answer: AVENIDA SAN BERNARDO boasts regional & Mexican goods and crafts as well as restaurants. Tourists abound here flocking to these unique and eccentric shops along with culinary delight. Here trucks load up Mexican waresand head north or tourists shop pots, clothing, art and metal work.Continue reading “Where is OUR District?”
Why a Laredo Cultural District Now?
Now is the time to seize the day! When the idea of a cultural district was just a figment in our imagination, all of our cultural entities were hard at work. The Webb County Heritage Foundation was dressing their exhibits at the Border Heritage Museum. Vendors were being lined up to serve fresh products andContinue reading “Why a Laredo Cultural District Now?”