Archive for October, 2018
 

 
Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines Celebrates 40 Years in the RGV

A water salute for Southwest Airlines 40th Anniversary in the RGV celebration at Valley International Airport. What is a cannon water salute?At an airport, typically an even number of vehicles will line up perpendicular on the...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
Estero Llano Grande

How this Little Fellow Generates Thousands of Dollars for the RGV

Some people don’t know the impact a rare bird sighting can have on a community. Seldom does the news reach the local media like they did a couple of years ago when an Amazon Kingfisher was spotted during the RGV Birding F...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
Tex-Mex Food

It’s not Mexican Food. It’s Tex-Mex

For some complicated reason, I find myself attempting to describe the difference between authentic Mexican food and what is served here in the Rio Grande Valley at local establishments as Mexican food. Because I am not a food c...
by Nydia O
 

 

 
UTRGV Vaquero Logo

New UTRGV Vaquero Logo is Created. Will Locals Like it?

A couple of days ago, the new logo for the new University of Texas Rio Grande Valley was unveiled. The Vaquero finally came to life. What do Valley folks think? According to an article by Greg Luca published in the Monitor the...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
Violent Cities in Texas

The Rio Grande Valley much Safer than the rest of Texas.

How I wished I had read Dan Solomon’s story published January 23, 2015 by Texas Monthly online edition before my RGV promotional trip to Fort Wayne, Indiana.  The title of the article is “The FBI’s List of th...
by Nydia O