Monthly Archives: December 2015

SPI Grant for Sidewalks and Bike Lanes

South Padre Island wins $3.5M grant for sidewalks, bike lanes The U.S. Department of Transportation recently awarded a $3.49 million grant to South Padre Island to build new sidewalks and upgrade bike lanes and signs along 5.5 miles of Padre … Continue reading

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Luxury Homes Use “Smart” Tech To Go Green In 2015

While luxury homes are often criticized for being excessive and wasteful, the last few years have seen high-end construction make a concerted turn toward improved sustainability and efficiency. In 2015, more than ever, smart home technology is being applied to the … Continue reading

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Recycle Your Christmas Tree in SPI, Get Free Mulch in Port Isabel

Recycle Christmas Trees  Bring your Christmas Tree to 4501 Padre Blvd., EVERY SATURDAY from December 26, 2014 to February 7, 2015, between the hours of 8  – 11:00 a.m. (Remove all tinsel, ornaments, lights, nails and tree stands before dropping … Continue reading

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The All-Black Kitchen Makes A Statement In Luxury Homes

2015 design trends move away from the all-white kitchen   In addition to being a hub of family and social life within the home, kitchens are an important way for homeowners to make a statement about their property, identity, and … Continue reading

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Hathcock History: The Padre Island Lighthouse

GREAT ARTICLE BY STEVE HATCHCOCK IN VALLEY MORNING STAR: Today if a visitor to the Island wanted to explore an old lighthouse, they would need to make their way across the Laguna Madre to Point Isabel where they will find … Continue reading

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Visit Santa at the Lighthouse Square, Sunday 2:00PM-4:00PM

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Lighting of the Island Christmas Contest, Dec. 19th

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Folklorico Performances, Dec. 19th

FOLKLORICO PERFORMANCES December 19: TWO SHOWS! 1:30 & 6:30 p.m. Tickets online (ballet-folklorico.eventbrite.com) or at the Port Isabel Visitors Center, Museums of Port Isabel, Port Isabel Lighthouse, Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce & Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center. Folklorico … Continue reading

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Blood Drive, Dec. 17th

 

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Market by the Bay, Dec. 16-17th

MARKET by the BAY December 16 – 17: Arts, Crafts, Antique & Jewelry Show at the Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center. THREE dates: December 16 – 17, January 13 – 14 & February 17 – 18. A Gloria Bates … Continue reading

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Voice Your Opinion About Preserving our Beaches up North of SPI

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County Raises User Fee and Approves Beach Access 5 improvements

County raises user fee, approves Access 5 improvements By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The Cameron County Commissioners Court approved a $5 increase to the beach user fee for County beach accesses this week. The County plans to use the … Continue reading

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Museums of Port Isabel Open House, Dec. 12th

December 12th, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Museums of Port Isabel hosts their Annual Open House. 305 E. Queen Isabella Blvd., Port Isabel. Both the Treasures of the Gulf Museum and the Port Isabel Historical Museum will offer … Continue reading

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South Padre Island Holiday Home Tour, Dec. 12th

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Cameron County Erosion Plan Meeting

 

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Why Buying the Worst House May Be Best

Home buyers are wise to take careful note of the houses around them before they make an offer on that picture-perfect home. Buying the most expensive house in the neighborhood isn’t always the best strategy. Sure, they’ll have bragging rights, … Continue reading

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Open Carry Presentation for Business Owners, Dec. 8th

 

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Tuba Christmas 2015, December 9th!

 

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Realtor of the Year!

Lynne Tate was awarded “Realtor of the Year” by the South Padre Island Board of Realtors! Since this award was initiated, the following Realtors have been elected: 2010 – Linda Zuniga 2011 – Alta Monroe 2012 – Leslie Zohrer 2013 … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS Celebrations!!

 

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School Choirs of Port Isabel ISD, Dec. 4th

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Meows, Mutts and Margaritas, Dec. 4th

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Don’t Miss the Christmas Boat Parade, Dec. 5th!

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