Earthquake with 5.0 Magnitude Shakes Up Vallarta/Nayarit
Volcano Discovery
The quake hit at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter near San José del Valle, Jalisco, Mexico (68 miles WNW of PV) in the evening on Saturday 3 July 2021 at 8:45 pm local time.

Huichol Art: 7 Facts Every Traveler to Vallarta/Nayarit Needs to Know
Vallarta Nayarit Blog
Most visitors experience Mexican art and Huichol culture without knowing anything about the people who make the items, or the meaning of the designs.

Shop for Unique Treasures & Gifts and Support Human Connections
Human Connections
Camino is a unique collection of home decor, entertaining essentials, and accessories that represent a fusion of traditional Mexican techniques and contemporary innovations used by our alliance of 50+ local artisans.

Santa Barbara-Puerto Vallarta Sister City Members Help the Needy During Pandemic
Committee reconvenes in person for the first time in 15 months and recognizes members' continued financial support and volunteerism.

News, Activities, Tips and Needs from A Dog's New Life Bucerias
A Dogs New Life
Keep watching for our monthly newsletter to update you on all things A Dog's New Life. Share with your friends if you think they might be interested in what we are accomplishing here in Bucerias, Mexico.

Coco Tropical Restaurant & Beach Club Closes After 24 Successful Years
Coco Tropical
The name Coco Tropical no longer exists. After an extensive renovation, it will be given a new name and concept under the management of Hotel Playa Los Arcos.

San Pancho and Turtle News from Costa Verde Ecological Group
Costa Verde Ecological Group
Over the past 30 years, Grupo Ecologico has carefully protected thousands of marine turtle nests, increasing the Olive Ridley nest count from a minimum of 170 in 1992 to a maximum of over 1,450.

History of Paco Paco and How Puerto Vallarta Became a Favorite LGBTQ Getaway
Paco Ruiz opened his namesake bar Club Paco Paco in December of 1989, just 20 years after the Stonewall Uprising in New York that was the impetus for the modern LGBTQ rights movement. At the time, Puerto Vallarta had a reputation for being gay-popular but not particularly gay-friendly.

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