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Daylight Savings Time Ends in Mexico October 26th
Banderas News Team

There's just a couple of days left before we get that opportunity for an extra hour's sleep in the morning. That's right, daylight saving time 2014 officially ends for most of Mexico at 2 am on Sunday, October 26th - this weekend! Be sure to set your clock back 1 hour Saturday night.

Vallarta Life: Shopping for Sexy & Stylish Swimwear

For many, living in Puerto Vallarta means spending a lot of time at the beach. But trying to find the perfect swimsuit that is sexy, stylish and fun, is not always easy. Luckily, PV is home to Curvas Peligrosas, a shop where the speciality is bathing suits for women who are not a Size 2.

October 24 Banderas News Brief & Upcoming PV Events
Banderas News Team

There's always so much going on in Puerto Vallarta and around Banderas Bay, it can be difficult to keep up with it all. Here's a look at some of this week's Vallarta news headlines, some community announcements, and a couple of upcoming local events you won't want to miss.

Tianguis Lo de Marcos Plans Opening Day Excitement
Alonso Diaz

Scheduled to open November 1st, Tianguis Lo De Marcos will feature the works of over 40 talented artisans including growers of organic produce, and a food court with a handful of select providers selling an impressive selection of food items you are not likely to find elsewhere.

Trash Can Fire Causes Evacuation of Galerías Vallarta
Lorena Sonrisas

Approximately 60 people were evacuated from the Galerias Vallarta shopping center on Tuesday night after a fire broke out in a hallway within the mall. At 10:30 pm, the city's Civil Protection and Fire Departments responded to a call reporting a trash can fire near the mall's casino.

Mexican Wedding Traditions for Your Vallarta Ceremony
Rev. Lynn Rogers

With so many romantic and picture-perfect venue options and a wide variety of cultural and culinary delights, Puerto Vallarta is a great choice for your dream wedding. As you plan your personalized ceremony, you might consider incorporating some local Mexican wedding traditions.

El Arrayán Restaurant Celebrates El Día de Los Muertos

Every year on November 1 and 2, Mexicans celebrate Día de los Muertos in honor of their deceased loves ones. Here in Puerto Vallarta, El Arrayán is serving a traditional menu and erecting an altar as part of the Asociación Vallarta Centro's 'Pasaporte del Festival de Muertos.'

Dog Saved on Vallarta Beach Sheds Light on Strays
Amy Judd

Vancouver resident Kathryn Richardson was on vacation with her husband in Puerto Vallarta when they spotted a stray dog on the beach in front of the Barcelo Hotel. The dog had clearly not eaten in weeks, so she called the SPCA PV, and they picked up 'Sandy' the next morning.

Recipes & Real Estate: Sweet Salsa at Paramount Bay
Media Diva International

Recipes and Real Estate, because it's the kitchen that sells the house. In this episode, Laura Gelezunas and the Kitchenettes show us how to make Tangy Sweet Salsa and Avocado Margaritas at Paramount Bay Condo 708 in Colonia Amapas, just 5 minutes south of downtown Puerto Vallarta.

Puerto Vallarta Participates in IMEX America 2014
Banderas News Team

Puerto Vallarta exhibited at this year's IMEX America Expo, held in Las Vegas, Oct 13-15. Dubbed 'America's worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events,' the 2014 trade show was the biggest to date with growth in all key areas, according to IMEX Chairman, Ray Bloom.

Charity Bingo Resumes at Nacho Daddy November 12th
Kathleen Palmer

Are you ready for some BINGO? We are delighted to announce that Nacho Daddy Restaurant & Bar in Puerto Vallarta's Zona Romántica is hosting the new season of the ever-popular Charity BINGO in support of two very special local charities: Pasitos de Luz and Colina Spay & Neuter Clinic.

SEMARNAT Establishes 2014-2015 Whale Watching Season
El Sol de Nayarit

Each year from December to March, the waters off the coast of Puerto Vallarta offer some of the most spectacular whale watching in the world. SEMARNAT recently announced the 2014-15 whale watching season in the Banderas Bay region will begin on Dec 8 and end March 23.

Arrecifes Hosts 5th Annual Vallarta Concierge Festival
Marie Callan

On Friday, November 7th at 7 pm, Arrecifes Restaurant in the Puerto Vallarta Westin Resort and Spa will be hosting the 5th Annual Asociación de Concierges Región Pacifico (Pacific Region Concierge Association) 'Festival del Concierge' to benefit two local charities: Pasitos de Luz and Canica.

IFC Opens the Season with Brunch at Casa Fantasia
Janie Albright Blank

To start off the 2014-2015 Season the Puerto Vallarta IFC is hosting a Brunch at Casa Fantasia on November 11, 2014. President Dan Grippo will present an update on our Cleft Palate program, educational programs, and other charitable giving activities that have continued over the summer.

ART VallARTA Sugar Skull Making Workshop, October 29

Come to ART VallARTa at 10 am on Wednesday, October 29th and learn how to make edible Sugar Skulls for your El Día de los Muertos Altar in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. ART VallARTa is a collaborative art space located at Pilitas #213, just off Olas Altas in the heart of the Romantic Zone.

October 17 Banderas News Brief & Upcoming PV Events
Banderas News Team

There's always so much going on in Puerto Vallarta and around the Republic, it can be difficult to keep up with it all. Here's a look at some of this week's Vallarta and Mexico news headlines, some community announcements, and a few upcoming local events you won't want to miss.

Unexpected Visitor at Sheraton Puerto Vallarta Resort

The natural habitats of several species of marine animals were affected by Hurricane Odile's destruction in Baja California. This resulted in an unexpected visitor who arrived at the Sheraton Buganvilias Puerto Vallarta Resort jetty on Sunday, October 12th.

Timothy Real Estate Group Opens Two New Sales Offices

Timothy Real Estate Group is very excited to announce the opening of two new sales centers in Puerto Vallarta. The first new sales center is at V177 on Amapas street in the heart of the Romantic Zone, and the second is on Lazaro Cardenas Road in Bucerias, Nayarit.

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