Category: South Padre Parade

Volunteers sought for upcoming ‘Spooktacular’ event

Spooktacular

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ South Padre Parade paradeeditor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The name of the event says it all: “A Spooktacular Halloween in the Park.” The second annual event is slated Saturday, Oct. 29 from 6-9 p.m. at Rangerville Park, located on 1101 Rangerville Road, in Harlingen. The event will feature a haunted trail, booths for trick-or-treating and business, …

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Adopt-A-Friend: Zach

Zach

Special to the Parade Zach is a beautiful Persian cat with lots of love to give. He would really like a home of his own. He was pulled from the Port Isabel shelter and in foster with the Friends of Animal Rescue. You can see Zach at Island Dog Wash, or get more information by …

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South Padre Island Surfcast (Oct. 20, 2011)

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South Padre Island Tide Chart (Oct. 20, 2011)

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Lynyrd Skynyrd, ZZ Top to rock State Farm

Lynyrd Skynyrd

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ South Padre Parade paradeeditor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The time has come. At 7 p.m. Thursday, the Rebels and Bandoleros show will showcase ZZ Top and Lynyrd Skynyrd in concert. The two legendary rock bands will hit the stage at the State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, located on 2600 N. 10th St. (Hwy 336), in what …

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Bush, Chevelle and Filter to revive alternative in Pharr

Bush

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ South Padre Parade paradeeditor@portisabelsouthpadre.com If you happen to be driving by the Pharr Events Center on Tuesday, it might be a good idea to bring a camera and “Take a Picture,” because the entire place could very well be “Swallowed” by hard rock goodness. But enough word play. Hitting the stage on …

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Nature Niche: The Island’s Own Dolphin Tale

Nature Niche

By SCARLET COLLEY Special to the Parade South Padre Island has its own Dolphin Tale. This tale begins with a dolphin we named Cookie. We saw her early on in our years of becoming part of the Laguna Madre dolphin tribe. It was when they realized they had found a dolphin of the land that …

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Great Outdoors: It’s Just A Really Big Lizard

Great Outdoors

By JIM FOSTER Special to the Parade It has not been that long ago when it was difficult to find a pond or lake holding water in most of our area. The drought had a grip on South Texas and other parts of the country. Today, the story is a bit different with many places …

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Horoscope: For the Week Beginning Oct. 16

Horoscope

By HOLIDAY MATHIS Special to the Parade Money matters make the news, not because there’s anything groundbreaking or different about the financial scene, but because people are more inclined to express opinions, thoughts and feelings about economics, especially in a judgmental way, during the opposition of Mercury and Jupiter. The aspect will be strongly felt …

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Kayaking 101: To Tandem, Or Not To Tandem?

Kayaking 101

By TONY CROUCH Special to the Parade Tandem kayaks are great for those couples who want to get out together and experience something new, they are also very nice for those buddies who want to head out and hit that fishing spot together, but in the not so perfect world we live in, some couples …

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