After a summer break, the second stage of the current downtown facade rescue program heads north toward Parque Santa Ana.
Redecorated and updated from pillar to post, the historic Hotel Mérida has re-opened after being boarded up for nine years.
After 20 years of silence, the clock tower’s bell will ring again at the Municipal Palace.
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.