Monthly Archives: December 2013

Looking for Something FUN and Unique to Do on New Year’s Day in South Padre?!

New Years Day    Boomerang Billy’s Beach Bar, the home of the International Idiots Club, the penguins will gather for the 2nd annual Penguin Plunge.  Starts at 10 am with registration and T-shirts and other Plunge-related items go on sale.  Leslie Blasing will perform for the … Continue reading

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New Mobi-chairs for South Padre Island Beaches

City of South Padre Island Coastal Resources was notified that five new Mobi-chairs have been shipped and should be delivered this week. This will provide a new service in South Padre. It has been highly praised by visitors because it … Continue reading

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The 3 Biggest Kitchen Trends Of 2014 Might Surprise You

If you wonder about the biggest trends in kitchens, click on this link for a great article:  The 3 Biggest Kitchen Trends Of 2014 Might Surprise You (PHOTOS).

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Want to Join the Polar Bear Dip on Jan. 1st?

It’s time for the annual South Padre Island Polar Bear Dip and Beach Party! This year’s theme is “Sweet Sixteen” since the yearly event is celebrating its’ sixteenth anniversary. On Jan. 1, 1999, at high noon, the tradition began with only 4 people! It now attracts more than 1,000 people. It is … Continue reading

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Calendar of Events in South Padre Island for This Week.

Calendar of Events Date Event Location Time Dec. 27 Merry Mixer Sapphire Spa Dec. 28 Beach Dog Walk & Corn Dogs Clayton’s Beach Bar & Grill 11:00 AM Dec. 28 Stuffed Mushrooms & Tour Schlitterbahn Beach Beach Resort Hotel 1:00 … Continue reading

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Want to Know Where to Take That Old Christmas Tree in South Padre or Port Isabel?

Christmas Compost 2014 If you are in the Port Isabel area, you can take your old Christmas tree to the corner of South Shore & Hickman/Railroad St., South of the E. Dock. For more information, call 956-943-6631. If you are in … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from the Padre Elite Team and the entire RE/MAX 1st Choice-SPI Office!

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South Padre Island Recycling Drop-off Every Saturday, 8-11 a.m.

The City of South Padre Island’s Environmental Health Services Department reminds you of the 3 R’s during Christmas. Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. You can recycle many items during the holidays. The recycling program was developed to reduce items going into … Continue reading

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Want to Take a Gingerbread House Decorating Class?!

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Local Sand Sculptor, Andy Hancock, Captures American Singles Championship

At the 27th annual American Sand Sculpting Championships, Hancock was one of 16 professional sculptors to complete three days of crafting sand art and the last man standing when he was judged to be the best in the solo division … Continue reading

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Notice of Public Visioning Session for the Future of South Padre Island

The City of South Padre Island will hold a public meeting on the 18th day of December at 3:00 p.m.  This meeting will take place in the City Council Chambers on the Second Floor of the Municipal Complex Building located … Continue reading

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Get Your Tickets Now for “Holmes for the Holidays” in South Padre

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12 Days of Christmas is Happening NOW in South Padre Island!

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Wonder What is in Store for Real Estate in 2014?

A presentation of the Texas A & M Real Estate Center Bullish 2013 Outlook  was given by their Chief Economist, Dr. Mark Dotzour, to the South Padre Island Board of REALTORS® at their Annual Installation of Officers event on December 5th. He believes … Continue reading

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Looking for Volunteers to Help Provide Free Tax Assistance

The Boys and Girls Club of the Laguna Madre and United Way of Southern Cameron County are looking for volunteers to help provide free tax assistance for qualified residents of Port Isabel and South Padre Island this tax season! The … Continue reading

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Want to Have a Your Pet’s Photo Taken with Santa?

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Free Pancake Breakfast for Kids at Schlitterbahn, South Padre, on Saturday the 14th

     Schlitterbahn Beach Resort (indoor, heated waterpark area) on Saturday, December 14th from 10am – noon Free Pancake Breakfast for kids Coloring Books, crayons, candy canes for kids Free Carousel rides from 10am – noon courtesy of Schlitterbahn Santa Claus will be present … Continue reading

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31 Free Finds for You!

Texas Realtor Magazine published 31 free finds for Realtors and their clients. There are some great freebies here! Check out Free Finds from Texas Realtor Magazine.

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Want to Attend a Complimentary Wine Tasting at the Lighthouse Square in Port Isabel?

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Calendar of Events this Week in South Padre Island

Calendar of Events Date Event Location Time Dec. 10 Development Standards Review Task Force City Hall 10:00 AM Dec. 11 Weaving Baskets ArtSpace 10:00 AM Dec. 12 12 Days of Christmas Celebration Visitor Center 9:00 AM Dec. 12 Holiday Fashion … Continue reading

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What is Happening at South Padre Island Art Space?

Wednesday, Dec. 11 will be a basket weaving class with Jolaine Lanehart. The class is two hours from 10-12  and the cost is $35. All materials will be provided. Friday, December 13 will be a watercolor class with Marilyn Brown, Vibrant Colors … Continue reading

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Want to Play a Game with 4 Mystery Authors on South Padre Island?

“PARAGRAPHS: MYSTERIES OF THE GOLDEN BOOBY” Read the book – Play the game – Find the clues – Solve the puzzle The fun begins Wednesday December 11th, 2013 Four mystery writers have collaborated to bring this story to life in … Continue reading

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Laguna Madre Art League Christmas Show and Sale

December 7 and 8, today and tomorrow, the Laguna Madre Art League’s Annual Christmas Show and Sale will be held at the Port Isabel Community Center (behind the library), 213 Yturria Street from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on Saturday, … Continue reading

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Gayle Hood, of the Padre Elite Team, Receives “Realtor of the Year” award for 2013

At the 2013 Installation of Officers Banquet, Thursday, Dec. 5th, Gayle Hood received the South Padre Island Board of Realtors “Realtor of the Year” award for 2013. Gayle says “this was such a surprise and I am honored to be … Continue reading

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Offshore Wind Farm Near South Padre?

Have you ever wondered about these Wind Farms that are going up north of South Padre Island and on the Texas Gulf Coast? There are plenty onshore but not offshore. A year ago the proposed wind farm idea was shot … Continue reading

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How Can You Qualify as a Natural Habitat Lot?

A Qualified Natural Habitat Lot is approved when the lot contains primarily native plants and grasses with no more than 25% of the lot containing invasive or noxious plants, and grasses or has an estab­lished dune or wetland. A recent … Continue reading

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27th Annual Christmas Lighted Boat Parade

Don’t miss the 27th Annual Christmas Lighted Boat Parade on Saturday, Dec. 7 beginning at 6 pm at the Port Isabel City Docks. You can watch it from many locations in Port Isabel or South Padre Island. For more information, contact … Continue reading

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South Padre Island Wins GLO Award

The General Land Office (GLO) notified the City that the 2014 and 2015 South Padre Island Beach Renourishment with BUDM project was selected as a Cycle 8 priority project in the amount of $1,000,000. The Texas General Land Office (GLO), … Continue reading

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3 Reasons Why Househunting in Winter Months May Pay Off

Braving colder temperatures to view properties might just be worth it for serious homebuyers. Realtor.com’s latest Winter Home Buyer Report compiles responses from consumers looking to buy a home during the winter months. The report sheds light on what these consumers are … Continue reading

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South Padre Island Chamber Coupon Books Are Out!

When you get a chance, go by the Chamber office or Visitor’s Center in South Padre and pick up you new South Padre Island Coupon Book!

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