Of course you remember the Alamo, even if you haven't bothered to see the latest flick about it. And you better remember about Cinco de Mayo, too. It deserves some serious run as a significant day in U.S./Mexican history. Had loyalist Mexican soldiers not fought off France's armies on May 5, 1862, our beloved Texas could have been a southern Quebec. Your brief history lesson is complete; it's time to party. Grab the family and head to Minute Maid Park (501 Crawford) this Saturday, May 1, at 10 a.m. for LULAC's annual Cinco de Mayo Parade. This year's theme is "A Salute to the Armed Forces," with tunes supplied by local high school marching bands. At 8 p.m., head back downtown to The Main Event (400 Main) for the Latin stylings of Jose-Miguel with Amy Felan and the Transformations. Added bonus: Open containers are allowed via a conveniently... More >>>