Category: Event

Adopt-a-Beach Cleanup scheduled Saturday

By ABBEY KUNKLE Special to the PRESS Although summer is officially over, events are in full swing on South Padre Island. The Keep SPI Beautiful (KSPIB) committee met Wednesday afternoon to discuss projects and events coming up for the fall. The committee is scheduled to host and participate in a  myriad of beach cleanups over …

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Survivorfest returns to SPI

By PAMELA CODY Special to the PRESS A beloved Island tradition was resurrected this past Tuesday evening, when several local restaurants and businesses collaborated to bring back an event known as Survivorfest on South Padre Island. Survivorfest began back in the late 1980’s, according to Mary Jo Camp, former co-owner of Dolphin Cove Oyster Bar, …

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Over 300 anglers fished 34th annual LKT

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The Ladies Kingfish Tournament (LKT) Bay and Offshore grand champions had one thing in mind after they collected their trophies on Sunday afternoon: sleep. Ericka Kinney, the Offshore Grand Champion, and Kelsey Garcia, the Bay Grand Champion were all smiles during the awards luncheon. When asked how they …

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Fish On! 76th Annual T.I.F.T. kicks off this weekend

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By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Load up your rods and reels and stock up on sunscreen, because it’s time once again for the Texas International Fishing Tournament (TIFT). This year marks the 76th year that anglers from across the country and abroad will compete to haul in some of the biggest catches the …

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Ready, set, GO! Hundreds show for 1st Annual Summer Longest Causeway Run

Special to the PRESS Warm weather couldn’t stop hundreds of runners eager to participate in the first ever summertime iteration of the Longest Causeway Run and Fitness Walk. Sponsored by the Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce, the mid-year run followed a course different than that of its winter counterpart, beginning at Schlitterbahn Beach Resort on South Padre Island and ending at the Port Isabel Event and …

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Beach-N-Biker Fest 2015 photo gallery

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Want the whole story? Pick up a copy of the Port Isabel-South Padre Press, or subscribe to our E-Edition by clicking here. Tweet

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UPDATE: Arturo Galvan Coastal Park groundbreaking location change

Special to the PRESS NOTICE: Due to predicted inclement weather, Saturday’s Arturo Galvan Coastal Park “Living Shoreline” Groundbreaking will be relocated to the Inez C. Martinez Multipurpose Instructional Building on the Derry Elementary School campus. The ceremony will start at 3 p.m. Mayor Joe E. Vega and the Port Isabel City Commission cordially invite the public …

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Rain or shine: Texas-sized beach cleanup Saturday!

Volunteers needed for Adopt-A-Beach Spring Cleanup Special to the PRESS Saturday’s Texas General Land Office Adopt-A-Beach Spring cleanup will take place rain or shine, so come on out and be a part of the nation’s biggest all-volunteer coastal cleanup. The 2015 Texas General Land Office Adopt-A-Beach Spring Cleanup takes place at 30 of Texas’ most popular tourist …

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Beach-N-Biker Fest roars onto Island this weekend

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com That rumble that can be heard in the distance signals the arrival of one of South Padre Island’s biggest events of the year: Beach-N-Biker Fest 2015. Hundreds of bikers are expected to roll onto the Island, riding everything from cruisers, to choppers, to cafe racers and sport bikes. …

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Music by the Bay set for March 7

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By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS January 29, 2015 Plans are currently in the making for this year’s Laguna Vista Live-Music by the Bay community outdoor concert from 5-9 p.m. Scheduled for March 7 at Roloff Park in Laguna Vista, headliner for the evening of live music is Hector Guzman and the Allnighters. Roloff Park fronts the Laguna …

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