Monthly Archives: January 2016

South Padre Island Moves Forward with SpaceX Viewing Facility 

By ABBEY KUNKLE Special to the PRESS After a closed executive session at their last meeting, the South Padre Island Convention and Visitors Advisory Board (CVA) made a recommendation to the City Council to proceed with further planning regarding potential … Continue reading

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Museums of Port Isabel “Telling Our Stories”, Jan. 28th

      “Milagra Maria, the Angel of the Lighthouse”, a play by Gloria Bates will be presented at January’s Telling Our Stories. The Museums of Port Isabel and the Laguna Madre Museum Foundation are proud to present its “Telling Our Stories” … Continue reading

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Update on the Second Causeway 

We thought you might be interested in an excerpt from the article in our Port Isabel-South Padre Press about the 2nd Causeway. It continues to say that they predict the completion date to be in 2019. Looks like we will be … Continue reading

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Beloved ‘Turtle Lady’ home for sale

Beloved ‘Turtle Lady’ home for sale by Editor This is a historic site that everyone hopes can remain one of South Padre’s landmarks. Check out this article by the Port Isabel Press: By ABBEY KUNKLE Special to the PRESS After over … Continue reading

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Watch Out for Wowe! JAN. 26th TO 30th

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Boot Scootin’ Dance and Dinner, Jan. 23rd

  3rd Annual Friends of the Port Isabel Public Library BOOT SCOOTIN’ DANCE & DINNER Fundraiser.Saturday, January 23 ~ 5-8pm at the Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center. Buffet Dinner & Live Music by J. Michael Laferty Band! $15 Advance … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting and Art Show, Jan. 21st

Wine Tasting & Art Show to support the Isabel Y. Garcia Animal Shelter’s quarantine kennel project. January 21, 2016. Hundreds of bottles of wine and unlimited tasting will ensure you get to try the wine you want! For more information … Continue reading

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More Homes Come With ‘Pet Suites’ 

More homes come with pet suites today, and the trend is even inspiring new home designs and spaces that are being carved out for pets More than half of U.S. households now own a pet, according to a survey of … Continue reading

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Public Workshop for 2nd Phase of John Tompkins Park, Jan. 21st

Parks, Recreation & Beautification Committee would like to invite the public to a workshop regarding the second phase of the John L. Tompkins Park. Thursday January 21, 2016, 5:30pm at City Hall  

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A Special Update from Congressman Filemon Vela

We love our Congressman Filemon Vela. Here is one of his great newsletters about what is happening in the valley. We look forward to seeing him again in D.C. in May! Check out this link: http://velaforms.house.gov/news/email/show.aspx?ID=HTCIKS5UUYOF76OUY5RFCCOYMY

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City of South Padre Dune Restoration Event, Jan. 16th

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HGTV Amazing Water Homes!

Check this out!! http://www.hgtv.com/shows/amazing-water-homes/14-amazing-water-homes-pictures?nl=FDN_010816_feat-WaterHomes&c32=bc18041fdf827ae8834fdcddcd43a2425c5003d6&sni_by=1948&sni_gn=Female&ssid=2006_FD_GABREG&bid=5871601

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World’s Most Expensive Home: Château Louis XIV Sells For US$301 Million

A mansion outside Paris just shattered the record for the world’s most expensive home, selling for 275 million Euros. Although it was constructed in 2011, the Château Louis XIV is built in the style of 17th-century French estates, featuring a … Continue reading

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The Whole Padre Elite Team is in Class Today Getting Smarter!!

RE/MAX Training!! WooHoo!  

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Cameron County Erosion Response Plan is Worth Following!

In accordance with state law, Cameron County has elected to prepare an Erosion Response Plan. In general, the purpose of this plan is to explore means and methods to reduce the public expenditures due to damage to property and infrastructure that … Continue reading

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Leslie Presents “Legends”, Jan. 11th!!!

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Laguna Madre Art Gallery Co-Op Tentative 2016 Art Workshops Winter Schedule

Laguna Madre Art Gallery Co-Op Tentative 2016 Art Workshops Winter Schedule     January 4:  Shrines, Mixed Medium, Beth Fedigan 9am – 4pm $50   Instruction $20   Materials   January 11 and 12, Pastel Portraits, Animals and People, Marne Law 9am … Continue reading

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El Paseo Presents “Rumors, An Elegant Farce”

 

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