Monthly Archives: August 2014

Paid Parking in South Padre on Gulf Blvd.?

The South Padre Island City Council, at a recent meeting, approved a paid parking program to be implemented next year to address parking issues along Gulf Boulevard. It will be operated by smartphone so that you can pay for the parking … Continue reading

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Great Article About Staging Your Home to Help it Sell Faster

One of the most important things you can do to help your home sell (right behind pricing) is to stage it. There are professionals that do this but you and your Realtor can probably improve on what is there without … Continue reading

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South Padre Beach Cleanup is Saturday, Aug. 30th!

Want to help clean up the beach on Saturday? They can always use your help and it is always fun! Check out the link below if you are interested: http://www.sopadre.com/includes/calendar-of-events/Beach-Cleanup/16602/?utm_source=Troy+Giles+Realty+%26+Mangement%27s+Email+Program&utm_campaign=6e8fbcd7c6-Isla+Del+Sol+Fest+2014&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f834a5573b-6e8fbcd7c6-18043197

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$200k Grant for Port Isabel Fire Truck

Port Isabel Volunteer Fire Department received a grant for $200,000. from Texas A&M Forest Service to purchase a new tanker fire truck. This truck was necessary to help serve areas of the district that don’t have access to fire hydrants.

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Telling Our Stories! Steve Hathcock “TREASURE HUNTING” 8/28 at 7pm

On August 28th, Steve Hathcock will be telling the story of “Treasure Hunting” at the Port Isabel Museum. Check out all the details in the link below: Port Isabel Museum Stories

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Meet the Author Series at Paragraphs on Padre!

1st………. Monday, August 25th, 5-7PM “Panza Monologues”, Book reading, signing, discussion and reception with author, Virginia Grise 2nd……… Saturday, September 27th, 1-3 PM “South of Good”Discussion, Book signing and reception with author, Randall Reneau. This event is free and open … Continue reading

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New school year starts tomorrow, Aug. 25th

It is that time of the year when the kids are going back to school. For our school district, Point Isabel ISD, it begins tomorrow, August 25th. If you are wondering what you can do for the less fortunate children, … Continue reading

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Bulky Trash Pickup on South Padre Island

 The Environmental Health Services of the City of South Padre Island would like to remind all residents that the brush/bulky item pick up are the first three work days of each month. Residents are permitted to place brush/bulky items on … Continue reading

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3rd Annual Charity Poker Tournament to Benefit Gladys Porter Zoo

When: Saturday, August 16th Where: Cardenas Mercedes Benz in Harlingen On Saturday, August 16, 2014, the Gladys Porter Zoo will be hosting a charity Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Zoo’s capital campaign projects. Currently, … Continue reading

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Update on South Padre Island 2nd Causeway

It is common knowledge now that the 2nd Access to South Padre Island will begin at FM510 and Buena Vista Dr. and continue to an area close to Beach Access 5 north of The Shores. They will be using top-down … Continue reading

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Historic Yacht Club Hotel to Become Culinary School

At nearly 90 years old, the Yacht Club Hotel in Port Isabel has seen better days. But thanks to efforts by the city of Port Isabel and the Port Isabel Economic Development Corporation, the historic hotel will be restored and … Continue reading

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Seawall is Being Planned for the Fingers in Port Isabel

The Port Isabel Public Improvement District No. 1 (PID) Board has discussed plans to build a seawall in The Fingers area to help spur development of the waterfront properties. Ron Berman, of Raybec Investments, provided a report to the Board with … Continue reading

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More Info on SpaceX Coming to Texas

Check out this link for more great information from the Valley Morning Star concerning the approval of SpaceX coming to Boca Chica Beach near South Padre Island. space-x-announcement-on-boca-chica-beach-8-7-14

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REMAX.com Has an Interesting New Tool!

INRIX Drive Time Now Live on All RE/MAX Agent, Office Websites  This is FUN!   Finding the right home with the wrong commute just won’t do. That’s why consumers will love that INRIX Drive Time is now live on all RE/MAX … Continue reading

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The Beach is Looking Great in South Padre Island!

You should check out the beaches at South Padre Island. Public Works crews have been back blading or redistributing the recently deposited sea weed piles in front of the dunes. They are coordinating the work with Coastal Resource Manager Reuben Trevino … Continue reading

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Sandy Broadway with Craig Woolly Wins 3rd Place Overall in Bay Division at TIFT!

Can’t wait till next weekend at LKT.

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Greg Hollenbeck on Knotty But Nice Wins Dolphin Category in TIFT

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The City of South Padre is Auctioning 2 Vehicles Online

The Transit Department is selling two vehicles in the City’s online auction, a 1997 Ford E350 15 Passenger Van and a 2008 Ford E450 Super Duty 19 Passenger Transit Bus. Click on the following link to view the items: https://www.renebates.com/a_main.php?id=281

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Looking for Something Else for Your 6-8 Year Old to Do This Summer?

Jedi Masters Camp       Does your 6-8 year old LOVE Star Wars?  If so, then the Jedi Masters Camp at the Children’s Museum of Brownsville is THE spot for Jedi MasterTraining!  Campers will develop their bodies through daily physical activities … Continue reading

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