Monthly Archives: June 2015

EDC discusses Second Causeway Project updates

Cameron County Judge Pete Sepulveda came to the EDC board with an update on the second causeway and other county projects. The Second Causeway Project has been in the works for 11 years and has been in the environmental phase … Continue reading

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TODAY! Watch Alta’s HGTV Beachfront Bargain Hunt Episode at 7:30PM CDT!!

We could not be more excited about viewing the first airing of Alta’s Beachfront Bargain Hunt Episode. After 3 days of filming, 12 hours a day, we are anxious to see how they narrowed it down to 22 minutes!! It … Continue reading

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Art Space Events for Kids this Summer!

Summer is for kids at Art Space!  Peggy Paris, our Programs Director, and her team have put together two great classes for kids this summer. *****************     Carol Plumb’s very popular Kids’ Space Art Lessons We are very pleased to … Continue reading

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Our Entire Team Listens to TX Secretary of State, Carlos Cascos Speak at Chamber Luncheon

  

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8 Tips for Adding Curb Appeal and Value to Your Home

Here are eight ways to help your home put its best face forward. Homes with high curb appeal command higher prices and take less time to sell. We’re not talking about replacing vinyl siding with redwood siding; we’re talking about … Continue reading

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9 Modest Fixes for the Problem Kitchen

Kitchen cabinetry, countertops, backsplashes, and appliances can sometimes turn off buyers at the first hello. Yet, a total redo may be too costly. Show clients how they can rework parts of the room for an impressive refresh. May is National … Continue reading

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Register for the South Padre LKT, Ladie’s Kingfish Tournament!

Registration is underway!             

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Sea Turtle Festival, Yappo Palooza, June 19th-20th

     

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FREE Surfing Day Clinic for Children on June 20th!

The Surfrider Foundation South Texas Chapter is proud to announce that registration is now open for our 8th Annual International SurfingDay Free Children’s Surf Clinic on Saturday, June 20th!  Details are HERE We are also looking for volunteers for the event such as surf instructors, registrars and runners!  All … Continue reading

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Short Term Rentals Will be Regulated on South Padre Island

City of South Padre Island Ordinance No. 15-­‐03 (Short Term Rental Permit) will go into effect June 15, 2015 and a final deadline of July 1, 2015 to be compliant. Three  training  workshops  have been  held  and Ordinance  15-­‐03 notifications have been published for the public in … Continue reading

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Port Isabel Visitor’s Center is Open After Extensive Renovation

    Port Isabel Visitor Center. The Port Isabel Visitor Center (in the Lighthouse Keeper’s Cottage) is now open. Hours of operation are Monday –Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Phone:956/943-0755. Port Isabel Lighthouse Summer Hours start on Monday, June 1. • Sunday – Thursday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. … Continue reading

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The Turtles are Going to Start Hatching on South Padre Around June 15th!

Up to now, lots of nests have been found and they are estimated to begin hatching as early as June 15. When the nests get close to hatching, Sea Turtle, Inc. posts updates to its Facebook and Twitter accounts and sends emails to its members. To learn more … Continue reading

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2015 Lighthouse Establishment Cinema Schedule

  2015 LIGHTHOUSE ESTABLISHMENT CINEMA Season 11 has started! Check it out at 9:30 p.m. at the historic Port Isabel Lighthouse. This is a free event and open to the public. Concessions are available. For more information call the Port Isabel Visitors … Continue reading

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Meet the Author Series at Paragraphs Book Store

Saturday – June 13th     1-3 PM “Fallen” Book signing, discussion and reception with author, Mike Hancock A legend, shared among Montana locals, is that if one hikes the path along Lion Creek and doesn’t make it back to the trailhead … Continue reading

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The Padre Elite Team is Getting Smarter Today in a RPR Class

  

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Gayle’s Episode for SPI on HGTV, BBH, is Airing Again Tomorrow, June 7th, 7:30PM CDT and Alta’s is June 28th, 7:30PM

If you missed the other showings of Gayle’s HGTV, Beachfront Bargain Hunt before, be sure to tune in on June 7th, 7:30PM CDT. And, put June 28th, 7:30PM on your calendar to see the Alta’s episode for the first time! … Continue reading

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Your Options for Cutting the (Cable) Cord

How to Customize Your Cable and Pay Less It’s a win-win: canceling your cable service and turning to more customized and less-expensive options for your favorite shows. But whether you end up saving money depends on what you like to … Continue reading

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New Ordinance in South Padre for Property Owners Who Rent

The City of South Padre Island has recently passed an Ordinance requiring all property owners who advertise their property for short term rental to register their residential rental unit(s) (house, condo, apartment or bedroom) with the City, AND to comply … Continue reading

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11 Ways to Create a Welcoming Front Entrance for Under $100

Wouldn’t it be nice to approach your home’s entrance with a grin instead of a grimace? Take our tips for beating a clear, safe, and stylish path to your front door. First impressions count — not just for your friends, … Continue reading

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