Celebrate New Year’s Eve on South Padre Island. Come see why the City of South Padre Island is the state’s fireworks capital. Visitors and residents will enjoy not only one but two fireworks displays to celebrate the arrival of 2015. … Continue reading
Want ideas to help your home sell faster? Check out this article by National Association of Realtors: 8 Tips for Adding Curb Appeal and Value to Your Home By: Pat Curry Here are eight ways to help your home put its … Continue reading
According to CBS Money Watch, the town with the nation’s lowest cost of living is Harlingen, Texas, located in the state’s southernmost tip and with a population of 74,950. The after-tax cost to maintain a standard of living enjoyed by … Continue reading
JANUARY 9 – 11 Market by the Bay: Arts, Crafts Antique & Jewelry Show (join our Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1503237199954598/) at the Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center! Lots of vendors & fun! Antiques, collectibles … Continue reading
31st Annual Longest Causeway Run & Fitness Walk Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, 10 am. Register online at http://portisabelchamber.com/events/causewayrunfitnesswalk.aspx For more information, contact the Port Isabel Chamber at 956-943-2262.
The Port Isabel-Cameron County airport will receive nearly $1 million in upgrades, State Representative Rene Oliveira announced recently. “It will be a nice infusion of upgrades for our growing community airport,” said Oliveira. “By investigating in infrastructure, the state’s transportation … Continue reading
The 2014-15 Winter Tourist Guide to the Rio Grande Valley – a glossy magazine published annually by the Port Isabel-South Padre Press, the South Padre Parade Entertainment Magazine and the San Benito News – is now on newsstands throughout the … Continue reading
WINTER ART CLASSES OFFERED AT THE LAGUNA MADRE ART GALLERY The Gallery will again be offering a wide range of art classes available for the winter visitors that would like to pursue a new hobby or learn a new painting … Continue reading
Toy Drive The South Padre Island Fire Fighters Association is collecting new and unwrapped toys for children in the Laguna Madre area. Toys will be accepted until December 21st at the SPI Fire Station. Please help put smiles on children’s faces by … Continue reading
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Holiday Wine Tasting on Lighthouse Square! Friday, December 19 from 3 to 7 p.m. A special holiday shopping and complimentary wine tasting event brought to you by the Lighthouse Square merchants. Look for the balloons and stop by participating merchants for … Continue reading
There is an interesting article on WealthX recently looking at the current trends in countries offering residency or citizenship to “immigrant investors” and in particular the shift among the Chinese from the US to the EU. The full article is worth a read. Here … Continue reading
The City of Port Isabel is proud to present its annual display of holiday lights to welcome the holiday season to the Laguna Madre area. Throughout the years, the City of Port Isabel with the help from the Port Isabel … Continue reading
Dune Planting The City of South Padre Island Coastal Resources and Parks and Recreation Division will host a dune planting at Neptune Beach Access #16 on the 4400 block of Gulf Boulevard at 9 am on Saturday, December 13, 2014 … Continue reading
Grand Marshal The City of South Padre Island will have their annual Holiday Parade on December 12, 2014. It will run from Mars to Red Snapper on Padre Boulevard starting at 6:00 PM. This year Gary Meschi will act as … Continue reading
The South Padre Island Board of Realtors Annual Installation of officers was held this morning at Pirate’s Landing in Port Isabel. Gayle was installed as the 2015 President of the Board by Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. He presented our board … Continue reading
“Zodiac” Sculptures The City of South Padre Island is now displaying Mexican artist Sebastian’s “Zodiac” sculptures. Featuring all twelve of the astrological signs, these sculptures can be seen on South Padre Island at the Convention Centre, Birding & Nature Center … Continue reading
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Meet the Author Series at Paragraphs “The Padre Poison” Book signing and reception with author, David Harry Saturday December 6th 1-3 PM __________________________________________________ Life Renewed“ Book signing and reception with author/poet, Rudy Garcia Saturday December 13th 1-3 PM __________________________________________________ Saturday – December 20th 1-3 … Continue reading
Zoo Nights & Lights Glows with Holiday Cheer and Festivities The Gladys Porter Zoo invites all Rio Grande Valley residents and visitors to come out and celebrate the holiday season at the Zoo’s brightest event of the … Continue reading
27th Annual Christmas Lighted Boat Parade Saturday, Dec. 6th, starting at 6 pm at Southpoint Marina in Port Isabel. Parade goes from Southpoint along the Intracoastal Waterway, past Pelican’s Station, Pirate’s Landing and Puerto del Sol before making the turn … Continue reading
The National Association of Realtors published this article about Holiday Disasters. Check it out: Take a look at the most common things that can go wrong when you have guests and learn how to prevent them. Imagine you’re preparing to … Continue reading
The third of four new “Sentinels of the Coast” data collection stations was installed Sunday, Nov. 9, at Brazos Santiago Pass on South Padre Island. NOAA Sentinels are water level observing stations which have been strengthened to deliver real-time storm tide data … Continue reading