Monthly Archives: June 2014

City of South Padre Approves Overflow Parking for Clayton’s at the Convention Center

The City of South Padre Island approved additional parking for events at Clayton’s. Non-profit organizations (NGOs) can apply to the Convention Bureau (CVB)  to operate a parking concession. There will be requirements for trash pickup and parking but the NGOs … Continue reading

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Want to Improve Transportation to South Padre Island?

Please take the time to fill out this survey that is linked below. South Padre needs all the positive comments they can get to obtain a 2nd causeway. They say the 2nd causeway has been approved but they are still completing the … Continue reading

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TREPAC Major Investor Dinner was Great Success!

Thanks to all of the contributors that made the Cameron County TREPAC (Texas Real Estate Political Action Committee) a big success Friday night in South Padre Island. TREPAC lobbies in Austin for our Realtor’s and Client’s Property Rights. They tirelessly … Continue reading

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Friday’s Movie at the Lighthouse! ROCKY! 9:30PM

This is very popular and worth checking out! Summer Lighthouse Movie Schedule! This Friday “Rocky”! This Friday’s (June 27) movie at 9:30 p.m.! ROCKY! Port Isabel’s Lighthouse Establishment Cinema celebrates 10 years! A decade the Lighthouse Establishment Cinema was created to offer families, both local and … Continue reading

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Do You Love Sand Castles?!

  Check out this Summer Sand Castle Contest! Whether you love building sand castles or just watching the fun, you might want to put this on your calendar.

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Want to Win $5,000. For Creating a Video of Your Home?

Tell your story about why you love your home in Texas. Tell why your home is so special to you. Tell about its history, or what makes it unique. Tell about your community: the people, the families, and the friends…tell … Continue reading

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Did You Know There is a Free Shuttle from the Brownsville Airport to South Padre?

If you want to take the shuttle from the Brownsville airport to South Padre Island or vice versa, check out this website for the schedule and any other information you might need. They take you to Port Isabel and you … Continue reading

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Gayle Quoted in Investor’s Business Daily About Buying Beach Property

Gayle was quoted in Investor’s Business Daily recently concerning buying property at the beach.  The author did a great job writing an interesting article that points out unique factors to consider when buying beachfront property. Check it out in this link: http://news.investors.com/business-inside-real-estate/061214-704473-beach-home-buying-factors-top-ten-list.htm?p=full

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Art Space in South Padre is Giving Art Lessons for Kids in July

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Want Free Kid’s Surfing Lessons?

The 8th Annual International Surfing Day Free Children’s Surf Clinic will be held at Isla Blanca Park in South Padre Island on June 20th at 8:30AM. Admission is free for children ages 4-13. For more information email, robaroo2000@gmail.com.

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Annual “Howl at the Moon” Party on Friday!

Great party for a great cause!

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Annual Parrot Eyes Fishing Tournament in South Padre is Coming Soon

Parrot Eyes Annual Fishing Tourney will be held Parrot Eyes, 5801 Parade Blvd., South Padre Island on June 21st. Admission is $100 per angler. For more info, call 956 772-9040  

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Looking for a Great Place to Eat?

We love this restaurant! The food and wine are excellent but the pastries are to die for!

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Register for LKT in South Padre now

Registration is now underway for the 2014 Ladie’s Kingfish Tournament to be held August 8 – 10, 2014. Call 956-243-1920 for more information.

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FREE Concert at Schlitterbahn in South Padre

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Are You Interested in Learning More About Addiction?

  This is a free class and is certainly going to be interesting.

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Port Isabel Event Center Opening Still TBA

The long awaited Port Isabel Event Center is almost finished. There is a booking on June 21st so we know it must be finished by then but we are still waiting for the grand opening to be announced. You can … Continue reading

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SPI EDC Approves an Incentive Policy for Businesses

The South Padre Island Economic Development Corporation and the City of South Padre Island have approved an Incentive Policy in order to assist qualified new and existing businesses and to benefit the economic climate on the Island. Businesses can apply … Continue reading

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State Insurance Dept. OK’s premium surcharge

Recently, Texas Commissioner of Insurance, Julia Rathgeber adopted final rules that update existing loss funding and premium surcharges for the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA). These rules will access coastal area residents a surcharge if they have to issue bonds … Continue reading

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Congressman FILEMON VELA Speaks at SPI Chamber Luncheon

Vela has been instrumental in attracting SpaceX to the valley among many other issues his office handles daily in Harlingen and D.C.

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TWIA Ombudsman speaks to Realtors about TDI

Texas is going to be faced with new rates and surcharges.

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$200k grant awarded for Park Trail in Port Isabel

City of Port Isabel has been awarded a Texas Recreational Trail Grant for $200,000 through the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department TPWD. The funding will fund the construction of phase one of the 1.4 mile Galvan-Bejarano McFarland Hike and Bike … Continue reading

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SpaceX clears FAA federal environmental hurdle!

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Office of Commercial Space Transportation released its favorable Environmental Impact Statement Wednesday, allowing Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) to launch commercial space flights from Boca Chica Beach if the company opts to develop a launch site there. … Continue reading

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