A campaign to bring more green to the city has been ongoing for years, but do trees belong on the narrow sidewalks of the Centro?
Drivers on cellphones are causing half the car accidents in the Centro, police say.
For musician Emiliano Buenfil, it is important that the city’s cultural cantinas be regulated while continuing their role as an incubation platform for emerging artists.
Scores of work sites at historic buildings in the Centro regularly get shut down by INAH when restoration plans are too aggressive or weren’t improved by INAH.
Two burglary suspects were nabbed by police, who say they caught them in flagrante delicto in a Santa Ana home that sits behind the twin mansions.
Since 1995, the city has performed restoration work on 1,000 of the 3,900 historic properties in the Centro.
As more quiet, residential streets become mixed with late-night clubs, city officials are meeting with Centro residents about quality-of-life issues.
The trendy nightclub La Fundación Mezcalería was closed just after midnight, and a sign with red letters spelling out SUSPENDIDA was pasted by its front door.
One small tweak in the way the city’s façade-rescue program works has made a big difference, even if it did cost the city 10 million pesos.
For painting graffiti on five Centro Histórico facades, a suspect detained by Mérida police was sent back to the scene of the crime 36 hours after his arrest.