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What would locals like others know about El Paso, Texas? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion:

Headlines
Art Spot: ‘El Cimi’
Meet El Paso’s MacArthur genius grant winner, Cristina Ibarra – El Paso Matters
Piden que El Chamizal sea parque nacional

El Segundo Barrio
El Segundo Barrio is a historic Hispanic neighborhood in El Paso, Texas. It is one of the oldest neighborhoods in El Paso. It was one of the main ports of entry into the United States from Mexico for many years, and became known as the “other Ellis Island” as a result. Wikipedia

https://www.ktsm.com/local/el-paso-news/borderland-treasures-exploring-the-tenements-of-segundo-barrio/

Tourism Portals
visitelpaso.comFacebookYouTube@visitelpasotx

Border Book Festival
borderbookfestival.org
fronterasdesk.org

Elsewhere
epcf.org@ElPasoCF
downtownelpaso.com@Downtown_EP

Food
La Colonial Tortilla Factory – tripadvisor.com

Elotes

Literarity Book Shop
New & Used Books | Rare and Unusual Books
Pepper Tree Square, 5411 North Mesa
@literarity

Baseball
milb.com/el-paso
@epchihuahuas

Memorials
Chamizal National Memorialnps.gov/cham – commemorates the peaceful resolution of a 100 year old border dispute between the United States and Mexico. It was caused by the changing course of the Rio Grande River through El Paso, Texas, which was the official border between the two countries. “Nuestra Herencia” is a series of murals by Carlos Flores that adorn the walls of the Park’s Visitor Center.

Museums
Border Patrol Museum@borderpatrolmus
NBC News feature

News
elpasomatters.org
why-el-paso-matters-is-launching-here-and-now
@elpasomatters

elpasotimes.com@elpasotimes
KTSMFacebook

elpasoinc.com@ElPasoInc

Portals
visitelpaso.com@VisitElPasoTX

Government
elpasotexas.gov
@ElPasoTXGov
@EPPOLICE

Universities
utep.edu
Rubin CenterBorder Outreach

August 3 Victims Relief Fund
https://pdnfoundation.org/give-to-a-fund/yellen-family-fund

2019
Beto O’Rourke will lead a counter-march at the same time as Trump’s El Paso rally. Watch live. – Texas Tribune
As Trump arrives for rally, El Pasoans say history shows he was wrong about their city – Texas Tribune
O’Rourke to headline counter-Trump rally at border – The Hill

Older Headlines
Trump Wrong About Wall Effect in El Paso – Factcheck.org
36 Hours in El Paso – NYTimes

Photos
Colón Mercado (formerly the Colón Theater)

Airplane view of El Paso, Texas, Business Section, 85

Embedded Tweets

Wikipedia
El Paso
Chamizal dispute
Ysleta

Nearby

Features

Planeta.com

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