Browsing Month May, 2017

Josefa and Freemont Blvd. to get make over

By at May 31, 2017 | 5:45 pm | 0 Comment

Mayor Ernesto Kiko Munro has published plans for renewing one of the major road entrances to the City of Puerto Peñasco. The City recently obtained funds for this project.Fremont Blvd. enters from the East, then connects to Josefa, a major North / South Street. The plans look to address the turn off to the Las Conchas area as well.From the office of Mayor Ernesto

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Movie ‘Sonora’ completes filming in Rocky Point

By at May 30, 2017 | 11:30 pm | 0 Comment

An international cast spent part of May and April shooting scenes for ‘Sonora’, a film version of a story by local author Guillermo Munro. Rocky Point and the Pinacate Biosphere Reserve served as locations.Mexican director Andrew Springall, along with U.S. writer/director John Sayles, wrote the script based on Munro’s novel, La Ruta de Los Caidos (The Route of

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Attacking the garbage problem on the Malecon

By at May 27, 2017 | 6:33 pm | 0 Comment

Sometimes, after a busy weekend, the Malecon is trashed. Literally! Yes, there are garbage cans, but, well, I don’t know. Sometimes they are overwhelmed by the big crowds. What to do?The Vendor’s Union and the City got together, and brought a bunch of bright green plastic garbage cans. Can’t miss ‘em. I guess that’s the point.The cans are

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“Aqui es con Flavio” a long time favorite

By at May 27, 2017 | 6:03 pm | 0 Comment

One of the most well known seafood places in Rocky Point is this historic spot which opened back in the 70´s. Originally it was a stand selling fresh fish with only two walls. Young Flavio Perez inherited the spot from his fisherman father, close by the entrance to the Malecon.Now this place is one of the most visited and famous Restaurants in town. You can find a

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Stop! New signs around town will help you do just that

By at May 27, 2017 | 5:08 pm | 0 Comment

The City of Puerto Peñasco is now allocating more than 2.5 MDP in a project to cover the town in street signs. Much needed. Residents tend to know the pattern of where to stop, even without a sign. On the side streets, pretty much every other block is a stop. A lot of the time there is no sign. Once in a while there is a Cop.500 signs of all kinds are in the process

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Medical tourism the next big thing for Rocky Point?

By at May 26, 2017 | 5:02 pm | 0 Comment

Medical entrepreneurs toured the city of Puerto Penasco this week. On their agenda was finding support for a clinic designed to tap into the market for high end medical services.According to a recent study, ‘Medical Tourism’ is expected to grow by 25% over the next 10 years. Traveling to another country for treatment is usually based on finding better prices, or

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Jelly Fish alert for Rocky Point

By at May 24, 2017 | 6:50 pm | 0 Comment

Peñasco’s Port Captain has issued a warning for ‘Aguamalas’, or Jelly Fish. A couple of times per year, the waters around town are visited by these sea creatures.Rocky Point’s Tourist Auxiliary Police are out letting folks know to be careful on the beach. The problem only lasts about a week or so, and on the beach you need to watch you step.If it is a day

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