By Mary T. Walker

For the Affordability...


      #1  ranked as the U.S.A.'s most affordable city to live for three years by           cost of living index from 2011-2013 [Harlingen Economic Development        Corporation Board statements confirm this]



    #2 most affordable [Council for Community and Economic Research's Cost     of Living Index 6th edition] ranked as the affordable, yet professional              standard of living.

Cordon Taste of Chicago restaurant is locally founded, owned, and quickly becoming a favorite joint to eat, hang out, or host a party/show. Located just as one leaves McAllen and hits Edinburg, Cordon Taste of Chicago offers authentic tasting Chicago style foods, and, if a more Mediterranean flavor is desired, they offer quite a tasty gyro, too.

Cyndy and Egar Cordon moved to the Valley from Chicago but not before adapting their palates for the food of Chicago—deep dish pizzas, calzones, soaked sandwiches…The restaurant that bears their family name carries this taste to you, RGV resident! The menu is available on the site listed in the image above.

Welcome to the* website. Here RGV people find the information they need. This is the place where Valley visitors, new residents and even you can enjoy discovering the Rio Grande Valley. Find out where the major places are located, like hospital, schools, post offices, shops, churches, museums, parks, theaters, sport events and more.