Category: Gallery

Respeta Tu Playa Beach Cleanup

Special to the PRESS Respeta Tu Playa-Respect Your Beach and Sea Turtles, Inc. organized a beach clean-up on South Padre Island from County Access #6 to one mile north of where State Highway 100 ends; a distance of several miles. There were over 165 energetic volunteers of all ages who came out to support the …

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PHOTO GALLERY: SpaceX – To the Future… And Beyond

Seen are various images from festivities and events surrounding the ground breaking ceremony of SpaceX, the commercial launch site to be constructed at Boca Chica Beach in Brownsville. The impact of SpaceX is expected to benefit the surrounding communities, including the Laguna Madre and Harlingen-San Benito-Brownsville metropolitan areas. Pictured in this gallery are an artist’s …

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PORT ISABEL EVENT CENTER GRAND OPENING

The Port Isabel community gathered on Saturday for the grand opening of the Events & Cultural Center, which featured a ceremonial ribbon-cutting and live music. Staff photos by Sasha Heller. Tweet

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LUDACRIS / T-PAIN live in concert

Pictured below are images taken Friday night at the Ludacris/T-Pain concert, held at Clayton’s Beach Bar on South Padre Island. Staff photos by Sasha Heller Tweet

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2nd Annual Stars & Stripes Beach Bash

Country music fans gathered at the South Padre Island Convention Centre over the Fourth of July weekend to enjoy the Second Annual Stars & Stripes Beach Bash. Country crooners Joe Nichols (left) and Kevin Fowler (right) headlined the shows; other performers included: Curtis Grimes, Bart Crow Band; Alexis Wilkins; Roy Solis; Brady Honeycutt; and Madelyn …

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Laguna Vista 4th of July Picnic

Laguna Vista hosted a Fourth of July picnic at Roloff Park on Friday that featured live music, games and food. The picnic was preceded by a Fourth of July parade. Photos courtesy of Martha McClain Tweet

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South Padre Island 4th of July Beach Parade

South Padre Island residents took the beach on Friday to celebrate the Fourth of July with a parade that featured the SPI Kazoo Marching Band. Staff photos by Sergio Trevino Tweet

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Port Isabel Patriotic Spirit Celebration

The Port Isabel community enjoyed Independence Day with the City’s inaugural Patriotic Spirit Celebration that featured a parade and gathering at Washington Park. Staff photos by Sasha Heller Tweet

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T.I. live with Kirko Bangz, Young Dro

Rap stars T.I., Kirko Bangz and Young Dro rocked the Island on Saturday at Clayton’s Beach Bar. (Staff photos by Sasha Heller) Tweet

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IN HONOR: Communities gather to celebrate Memorial Day

Staff photos by Sasha Heller   The communities of Port Isabel and Laguna Vista each held ceremonies on Monday to honor Memorial Day and remember those who have fallen in combat. Also included in the slideshow are: photos taken on Saturday morning when members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 8791 and American …

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