Last updateTue, 19 Jun 2018 1pm

BP opens third city gas station

Oil giant BP has opened its third gas station in the Guadalajara metropolitan area, at Periférico Poniente 1771, corner of Avenida Juan Palomar.

Mariachi Plaza dispute settled

Mariachi musicians may soon be strumming their guitarrones and blasting away on their trumpets in Guadalajara’s famous Plaza Mariachi.

Democrats to screen Koch documentary

The Guadalajara branch of Democrats Abroad will show the movie “Citizen Koch” (2013)  at the American Society of Jalisco (Amsoc) Sunday, March 25, 2 p.m.

State Library hosts King Tut exhibit

From March 23 to September 23, an exhibition of impeccably crafted facsimiles of items from the tomb of Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamen will be on view at the “Juan Jose Arreola” Jalisco State Public Library.

Del Toro returns to GDL a conquering hero

Last weekend, neither director Guillermo Del Toro nor his birth city of Guadalajara so much asfeigned interest in winding down their separate victory laps, which began after Del Toro won two Oscars, March 4, for his efforts at the helm of “The Shape of Water.”

Del Toro master class crashes website

Hometown hero Guillermo Del Toro’s Oscar triumph on Sunday (where he scooped up Best Director and Best Picture trophies) was celebrated in typically exuberant Tapatio style near the city’s famed arches (Los Arcos) on Avenida Vallarta, where revelers toted a giant facsimile of Oscar himself, along with a cardboard caricature of the bespectacled cineaste.

Horseless calandrias coming soon

The first electric calandrias that will replace the traditional horse-drawn carriages are currently being tested on the city center’s streets.