Monthly Archives: April 2015

Recycling Bins at Peak Beach Accesses

  The City of South Padre Island Environmental Health Services Department (EHSD), in partnership with Republic Services and Brownsville Scrap Paper, is introducing a Beach Recycling Pilot Program for visitors and citizens. In honoring the request of locals and visitors, … Continue reading

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Port Isabel Ship Channel Basin to be Dredged

Port Isabel, Harlingen and Port Mansfield have received funds to start the much needed maintenance dredging. For us, it means the Brownsville Ship Channel will be deepened to allow for larger ships to use the Port of Brownsville and Port Isabel … Continue reading

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Biplane Tours of South Padre Island!

Experience the islands from the sky like never before.  Join us in a barnstorming adventure to see the sights that make South Padre so famous.   We are located at Brownsville/South Padre International Airport in Brownsville, TX.  We will be … Continue reading

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Congressman Filemon Vela Appointed Senior Democratic Whip by House Leader

  Our Congressman, Filemon Vela, was recently appointed to serve as a Senior Whip for the 114th Congress by Democratic WhipStenyHoyer – the 2nd highest-ranking Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives. Senior Whipsare charged with mobilizing the Democratic vote, … Continue reading

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CHAMPION BUILDING (Port Isabel Historical Museum) RESTORATION

NEWS: CHAMPION BUILDING (Port Isabel Historical Museum) RESTORATION The Champion Building, built in 1899 as a dry goods store and residence by Charles Champion, now houses the Port Isabel Historical Museum, a state-of-the-art facility that has two exhibit levels, gift shop … Continue reading

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Vacation Homes and Buyers

Want more statistics on vacation homes and buyers? Click on this link provided by the National Assoc. of Realtors: http://www.realtor.org/infographics/vacation-homes-and-buyers#.VTOUHQRKxcQ.email  

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Gayle, Alta, & Jules at Leadership Meeting for TAR Region 11 Conference in Corpus

  

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Earth and Arbor Day Celebration, Saturday, April 25

Earth & Arbor Day Celebration.Saturday, April 25. Mayor Joe E. Vega & The Port Isabel City Commission & Beautification Committee present 7th Annual Earth/Arbor Day Celebration. Saturday April 25, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Beulah Lee Park in Port Isabel on Highway 100. … Continue reading

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South Padre Island Sand Crab Beach Run, April 25th

The Sand Crab Beach Run, happening April 25th, is run entirely on the sand and is a great way to get a little exercise under the stars! This event is very walker friendly and offers a 5K, 10K and Kids Mile … Continue reading

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Museums of Port Isabel – “Telling Our Stories” Series

  Museums Telling Our Stories. Thursday at the Treasures of the Gulf Museum The Museums of Port Isabel and the Laguna Madre Museum Foundation are proud to present its “Telling Our Stories” Series of 2015 on Thursday, April 23th, at the … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2015, April 25th

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Gayle & Alta Listening to Ted Jones, Head Economist for Stewart Title

Ted says the economy is awesome! Real estate is booming & is going to continue to increase.    

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South Padre Council Passes Short Term Rental Tax Ordinance

The South Padre Island City Council approved a new ordinance which regulates short-term rental properties. A part of the Hotel Occupancy Tax, the proposed ordinance for “Short Term Rentals” was discussed as revisions had been made to the previously proposed … Continue reading

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Blue Sunday Legends Golf Scramble, April 24th

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High-End Security Systems for Luxury Homes

High-End Security Systems: Really, Really Safe In luxury homes, security often goes beyond a simple alarm system (and sometimes beyond the bounds of imagination). For luxury real estate professionals, it’s important to be in touch with the particular security concerns … Continue reading

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Coast-wide Beach Clean up, Saturday, April 18th

  Help the Realtors clean one of our most precious treasures, the white sandy beaches of South Padre Island.    Free T-shirts are available for all participants!   When: 9am Saturday, April 18th  Where: City Beach Access 3 Gulf Circle Beach Access – between Palm … Continue reading

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ARTURO GALVAN COASTAL PARK GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY

Mayor Joe E. Vega and the Port Isabel City Commission cordially invite the public to attend the groundbreaking ceremony for the long anticipated Arturo Galvan Coastal Park. The event will be held Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. at the … Continue reading

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New Gathering for Local Ladies, April 16th, 5:01PM

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Kranzler’s is Open in Their New Location!

   

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Want to Help With Dune Restoration?

  

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Queen Isabella Market Day, April 11th

 

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Sunset Business After-Hours Mixer, April 9th

  

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Port Isabel Bay Classic Fishing Tournament – Register NOW!

Kick off the fishing season with the first annual Port Isabel Bay Classic Fishing Tournament. Hosted by the Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce and Pirate’s Fishing Pier. May 8-9th.  Open to the first 50 boats or up to 200 anglers. Early registration, … Continue reading

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Queen Isabella Market Day to be held on Saturday, April 11

The City of Port Isabel hosts an annual Market Day at the Lighthouse on April 11th! Vendors, music, food and family fun! Admission to the lighthouse and the museums is just $1.00 each all day Saturday! For more information call Jeannie … Continue reading

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