As if Monday mornings aren’t tough enough, power went out for about a half an hour in the blocks surrounding the main square.
Its tower is no longer pink, but the building is just as grand, if not more stately, than ever before.
Although successful in neighboring states, the idea of turning some downtown Mérida streets into pedestrian malls is meeting stiff opposition.
No opening date has been announced although Starbucks’ signs are already up in the restaurant off the Gran Hotel’s lobby. The café replaces the Main Street Restaurant at Parque Hidalgo.
Blue jeans and discount designer labels have made the traditional tailor an endangered species in Yucatán.
The water company, the electric company, and the phone and cable company are joining the city’s “permanent maintenance program” in the Centro Histórico.
The opening reception for an art exhibit that celebrates the Centro Histórico of Mérida.
A troupe of mimes called Centinelas Urbanos, or City Sentinels, has returned to the Centro.
Converting a street to a pedestrian mall is an idea worth considering, a safety advocate says.
“Walking along the sidewalks of downtown Merida can seem like a feat and represents suffering for many people,” writes Diario de Yucatán.