What will El Paso look like in ten years? Who knows? But you can bet that it will look different.
Category: Economic Development
According to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, El Paso’s employment fell from 322,863 in August, 2013 to
Didn’t you get the memo? It’s All Good.
Update, 9:23, 23 Oct 2015: I went by the Franklin Apartments today and it looked like they’ve done some dirt
The Cone of Silence
At Tuesdays City Council meeting, you will recall, our elected officials decided, in Executive Session, to give the City Manager
Deja Vu All Over Again
More good news from the fine folks down at City Hall. Our elected officials have abdicated their responsibility to be
Good News from Mexico
Great news, everybody! According to this story in El Diario, Chihuahua is sitting on one of the largest shale gas
Well, There It Is
The sociopaths running the city have decided that we’re getting a downtown arena, whether we need it or not. They
Is El Paso run by sociopaths?
According to this blog on the website PsychCentral.com, here are six defining characteristics of sociopaths: Six Signs of a Sociopath
A Local Expert’s Perspective on Economic Development
Here’s what Jerry Pacheco, the Executive Director of the International Business Accelerator, a trade counseling and training program of the
VIP El Paso
Noted El Chuqueño commenter and international man of mystery Rex Kramer had this to say about the City’s current downtown
NYC to Teach Computer Science to All Students
Remember back in April, when El Chuqueño advocated teaching computer coding in our public schools? Apparently New York City Mayor
Blame the Politicians
Here’s an article written in 1984 by Charlie Reese, a columnist for the Orlando Sentinel. It just landed in my
The Future Revealed?
Sometimes I like to pretend that our city leaders occasionally roll down the windows of their luxury sports coupes and
The Pitch – Low and Outside
You know that when Mayor Oscar Leeser and Borderplex Alliance President Rolando Pablos hit the road trying to entice businesses
The Falling Peso
In the past year, the Mexican peso has lost more than 25 percent of it’s value. A year ago it
Downtown El Paso: Field of Dreams
Been downtown lately? There are lots of things happening downtown. Unfortunately, there aren’t a lot of people. Maybe the people
Downtown El Paso: Creating an Ambience
This morning I posted a piece about Sense of Place. Now I’m going to tell you about something similar: Ambience.
Sense of Place
Here’s a nugget from Urbanland, the magazine of the Urban Land Institute, written by Edward T. McMahon: In 2010, the
Urban Removal Redux
Demolition in our urban core not only destroys historic buildings, it destroys any chance of revitalizing downtown. What’s going to