History Happy Hour at the El Paso Museum of History Pushes Boundaries


Typically "history" and “happy hour” would not be thought of together but the El Paso Museum of History is challenging public perception and perhaps taking the term back to its roots. A turn of the century term used to describe social events or social clubs and given steam by organized gatherings in the U.S. Navy, “happy hour” did not adopt a pre-dinner drink … [Read more...]

Q&A with Plaza Classic Film Festival Coordinator DOUG PULLEN


The INSIDER insisted on pestering Doug Pullen, former reporter for the El Paso Times and newly christened coordinator for the Plaza Classic Film Festival, despite his immensely dense schedule. The days and hours count down quickly before this year’s Film Festival launches once again to thousands of classic movie fans. The audience will descend upon downtown with … [Read more...]

What’s Up! Weekly’s BEST of the BEST Winners in DWNTWN


KRYSTAL JEANS Best Women’s Apparel Only Store The public voted for this downtown El Paso fixture that has proven itself through the decades to be one of the go-to boutiques for not only women’s tops and shorts but more specifically women’s jeans. Krystal Jeans offers a wide and varied amount of styles with adornments that help her stand out. Carving out a … [Read more...]

9 Ways DWNTWN Can Help You Lose Weight and Improve Your Health


1. Walk Everywhere – This one is obvious but is probably the single biggest impact to your health in downtown. The attraction of urban life is often the density of goods and services that are within walking distance. Once you park your vehicle or step off the bus, walking is how you will get around. The American Heart Association recommends at least 30 minutes of … [Read more...]

REGUS Attracts New Business Dwntwn!

Regus Office in El Paso

This week the INSIDER paid a visit to the 7th floor of the Wells Fargo building on 221 North Kansas Street to speak with Joseph Buccaran the General Manager of REGUS, a flexible workplace center.  The remarkable design of the spaces and impressive view of downtown El Paso make it an ideal location to meet clients and conduct business.  Mr. Buccaran welcomed us … [Read more...]