Archive for November, 2010

Brazilian Backlash: Hair Straightener Linked to Cancer

Nov 30, 2010 No Comments by Amy

Could straightening your hair at a local salon result in cancer? The culprit might be formaldehyde gas and the source might just be a recently trendy hair straightening solution: The Brazilian Blowout.

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The Sounds of Sonic Ranch

Nov 30, 2010 1 Comment by Amy

Almost 100 years ago the rich soil of Tornillo lay vacant and uncultivated. Today, roughly a century later, atop the same soil sits the largest residential recording studio complex in the world.

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Ask Alex

Nov 30, 2010 1 Comment by TSM Staff

Looking for a word of advice? Local bartender Alex has heard it all. She’s not afraid to give you straight forward answers or to pour you a drink when cold-hard reality sets in. Ask her anything that’s been on your mind by sending an e-mail to Questions from the Girls: Hey Miss Alex. Well, [...]

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Home Chic Home: In The Mix

Nov 30, 2010 4 Comments by Jessica

This month’s downtown-based apartment sits as a stepping stone towards making the neighborhood El Paso’s ultimate entertainment district. Within walking distance to the Union Plaza’s favorite bars and eateries, its urban decor will take you to a fast city state of mind.

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Impacting El Paso: Mica Espinoza

Nov 30, 2010 No Comments

“I’ve been in politics for years, but when I first started, at the age of twenty, I was the youngster,” says Mica Espinoza, who is now the Vice President of Government Relations for the El Paso Chamber of Commerce. “I was discounted for that, but once I met with everyone and worked with them, it became irrelevant.”

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Developed Sophistication

Nov 30, 2010 5 Comments

Victoria Gutierrez’s style is sophisticated and timeless. Surprisingly, her preference for neutral tones over bright hues complements her bold presence meticulously.

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Meet Me in the Boudoir

Nov 30, 2010 3 Comments

Soft-spoken photographer, Ivona Kaczmarek-Dixon doesn’t blush when she talks about sex. In fact, she’s a self-proclaimed lover of sexy, alluring, beautiful things and believes one of the best ways to express one’s femininity is in the boudoir.

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Holiday Movies at the Plaza

Nov 30, 2010 No Comments

By: Farzad Farrokhnia In a world where 3D blockbusters seem to taking over our cinemas, the historic Plaza Theatre in downtown El Paso is bringing back the old-school holidays, even if only for a short while. Think of Holiday Movies at the Plaza as the tiny, red-headed cousin of the always-popular Plaza Classic Film Festival [...]

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New Year’s Fashion Revolution: What to Wear for the Final Moments of 2010

Nov 30, 2010 2 Comments

As the holiday season breezes by faster than you can say “Yes, I’ll have another slice of pumpkin pie with my 5th glass of egg nog,” New Year’s Eve will be upon us. Don’t worry, we’re crossing our fingers for you that your waistline doesn’t grow along with your gift tally. If you’re trying to [...]

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Tech Tuesday, Cyber Monday?

Nov 30, 2010 No Comments

So you missed out on Cyber Monday. Wait a minute….what the heck is Cyber Monday and when did people become so obsessed with it?  Last night, as I arrived at my parent’s home for dinner, I found my Mom glued to the computer. Why was she glued to the computer, you ask? It just so [...]

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