Monthly Archives: October 2014

Shrimp Cook-Off, Sunday Nov. 1st!

21st Annual World’s Championship Shrimp Cook-off Sunday, Nov. 2, 10 am to 6 pm Las Palmas Shopping Center parking lot Live music by The Agency Contestants, food vendors and merchandise vendors For booth information, contact the Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce … Continue reading

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Lighthouse Cinema Halloween Movie, “Beetlejuice”

Lighthouse Establishment Cinema Halloween Night! Friday, Oct. 31 at 8:30 pm at Railroad Park “Beetlejuice” Free family fun!  

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Looking for Something Fun to Do on Halloween?

  Oh what fun!! Want to dress up for Halloween?

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X-Ray Available for Trick or Treaters’ Candy in Port Isabel

(X-ray image courtesy of Rio Grande Valley Mobile X-ray Lab) By ESTEVAN MEDRANO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Halloween night, members of the Rio Grande Valley Mobile X-ray Lab will be providing two of their portable machines for parents and children … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Carving Contest in South Padre!

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Halloween is Fun in Port Isabel!

                  Port Isabel Beautification Committee is always fun to watch during holidays. There are a number of related events for Halloween, including a Pumpkin Carving Contest (Oct. 28), a Halloween Decorating Contest … Continue reading

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Port Isabel Adds a Much Needed Sidewalk on Hwy. 100

(Staff photo by Estevan Medrano) Construction of a new sidewalk on Highway 100, which will stretch westbound before ending on 4th Street, is currently underway in Port Isabel. By ESTEVAN MEDRANO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Pedestrians’ awkward walk alternating between … Continue reading

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SPI Lobbyist, Clint Smith, Speaks to Chamber

Clint Smith discusses upcoming legislation in Austin. VERY interesting!

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RE/MAX Events are Amazing!

Yesterday, we not only had some awesome speakers at our retreat but RE/MAX put on a party for us last night that would rival any event. Costumes, pictures, La Torretta Spa and Resort, RE/MAX hot air balloon, D.J. and lots … Continue reading

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RE/MAX Knows How to do it Right!!

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Alta & Gayle are at RE/MAX Top 500 Retreat!

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Early Voting Starts Today! Vote “For” Constitutional Amendment

On the ballot, Prop 1 is at the bottom and it says “Constitutional Amendment” instead of Prop 1 which is how it has been advertised. Be sure to vote “FOR” Constitutional Amendment on the Ballot Proposition 1. “The constitutional amendment providing for … Continue reading

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Why Prospects of Condo Comeback Are High in South Padre

The article in this link from the Realtor Magazine reinforces the fact that condo sales are on the way back. We are now seeing condo properties get mortgages that did not have a chance to obtain financing in the past. Check out … Continue reading

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Looking for Things to Do. Here is the Community Calendar for South Padre Area

Date: Oct. 20 and 21 Time: 6:30 p.m. Event: Auditions for Melodrama with Music: El Paseo Arts Foundation’s “The M.T. Inn” Where: Paragraphs Book Store, South Padre Island More Info: (956) 572-5730 Date: Oct. 23 Time: 9 a.m. Event: Coffee … Continue reading

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South Padre Island Has Incentive 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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RE/MAX 1st Choice at 2014 Walk for Women Parade in South Padre

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Port Isabel Moves Forward With Restoring Yacht Club

The City of Port Isabel is moving forward in the restoration of the historic Yacht Club Hotel by commissioning STAR Consulting & Associates, an entity with over 30 years experience in South Texas, to assist in the building’s restoration. STAR will work in … Continue reading

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We Saw an Osprey Having Lunch on Gulf Blvd. in South Padre Island!!

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Don’t Forget–South Padre Fall Concerts on the Bay is Still Going!

  Don’t forget the Concerts on the Bay are still going on. FUN!

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Lighthouse Market Days, Saturday, Oct. 11th

Lighthouse Market Day. Something fun to do on Saturday!  

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Port Isabel Beautification Committee Mixer at Pirate’s Landing, Saturday, Oct. 11th

Enjoy the day on the Lighthouse Square and then check out the mixer!

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Officials Kick Off Renovation of The Yacht Club

October 8, 2014 was another day in the history of the famous “Yacht Club” of Port Isabel built in 1926. The official announcement of the Yacht Club’s future was held at the entrance. The city, Congressman Filemon Vela, Mayor Joe … Continue reading

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South Padre Walk For Women is This Weekend!

   

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El Paseo Arts Foundation Presents New Century Saxophone Quartet

Guaranteed to be great entertainment!  

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Announcement of EDA Funded Port Isabel Culinary School at The Yacht Club, Oct. 8th

Announcement of EDA Funded Port Isabel Culinary School October 8, 2014 ~ 11:30 a.m. Historic Yacht Club, 700 Yturria St., Port Isabel, Tx 78578     1.       Welcome & Opening Remarks – Mayor Joe E. Vega, City of Port Isabel  2.      History … Continue reading

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South Padre Island Nat’l Night Out, Tuesday, Oct. 7th

  Come meet the city employees, officials, police, and fire department that work hard just for you!

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Sandcastle Days 2014!

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The New Leadership Laguna Madre Junior Class Kickoff Retreat!

 The Leadership Laguna Madre Junior Class XI kicked off the year with a full day retreat on Wednesday. Nineteen of the top Seniors from PIISD will participate in this years’ class. Dick Hammond led the retreat for these young emerging … Continue reading

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Local Sand Sculptor Finds Use For Dead Palm Trees

        Several weeks ago, local wood and sand sculptor, Andy Hancock, brought new life to the Island in the form of five carved palm tree posts at Franke Plaza. When the electric power company wanted to cut down … Continue reading

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The Wave in South Padre Now has Extended Hours

The Transit Department of South Padre Island will now be providing customer service during all bus operation hours, including evenings and weekends. They will also be transferring the dispatch service for Metro Connect from McAllen Metro to The WAVE. They … Continue reading

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Sandcastle Days is Oct 3rd – 5th!

We LOVE Sandcastle Days! It is truly an event to see!

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Want to Audition for a Musical?

  Have you ever wanted to be in a musical? Here is your chance!

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“Taste of The Island” Event to Welcome the Sandcastle Sculptors

Let’s all come out to welcome the Sandcastle Sculptors to the Island on Wednesday, October 1 at 6 PM at The Birding and Nature Center. Local restaurants have donated food for a “Taste of The Island” event.  Tickets are $20 … Continue reading

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