Category: South Padre Parade

Jazz concert to groove SPI Nov. 10

Special to the Parade On Thursday, Nov. 10, a quintet of some of the best musicians in Texas will offer an evening of great jazz at South Padre Island’s Convention Center. The combo of piano, woodwind, guitar, bass and drums will take its audience on a tour of favorites that range from early Ragtime and …

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‘Machete’ star Danny Trejo slated at Rotting Flesh Factory

Danny Trejo (Rotting Flesh Factory)

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ South Padre Parade paradeeditor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The star of Robert Rodriguez’s “Machete” – Danny Trejo – will be in Harlingen Oct. 28-29 as the special guest at the Rotting Flesh Factory. Special guest appearances in the month of October have included Philip Friedman, who played the “Old Lady” in Insidious; Caroline Williams, who played …

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World’s Championship Shrimp Cook-off slated Nov. 6

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Special to the Parade Gates open at 10 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 6 for the 18th Annual World’s Championship Shrimp Cook-Off. Located in Las Palmas Shopping Center in front of Bealls Department Store on Highway 100, this culinary tradition is expected to be even bigger and better. Dozens of professional and amateur will expertly prepare over …

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EVP recordings in PI reveal spooky messages

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Special to the Parade “Very active, in my 30 years, this place is very active” and this is “the most haunted area in the Valley” – conclusions that two groups visiting various sites in Port Isabel came to after listening to things that go bump in the night. Oddly, the Port Isabel Cemetery and the …

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Evidence of paranormal activity suspected at old middle school

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Published in Oct. 2010 By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ South Padre Parade paradeeditor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Gathered in a circle and asking God for protection, several individuals – some who met for the first time on this night – prepared to enter a place that many have long believed haunted. It was Saturday evening, the location was the old Berta …

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How To Survive a Zombie Attack this Halloween

Special to the Parade Halloween is just around the corner… and the folks at CPL Retail Energy have their costumes ready and are honing their survival skills against zombies as they tune in one of their favorite shows, AMC’s “The Walking Dead.” So CPL employees put their heads together, literally picking them off the floor, …

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Adopt-A-Friend: Wiona

Wiona

Special to the Parade Wiona is a young dog that needs a loving home. She is spayed, up to date on her shots and ready to be loved. She promises to remain faithful to her humans. Wiona is heartworm + and her treatment will be paid for by Friends of Animal Rescue if you are …

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Kayaking 101: Kayak Spotlight: Hobie Revolution 11

Kayaking 101

By TONY CROUCH Special to the Parade To start, I’ve been on a bunch of different kayaks, so to have one really impress me is not an everyday thing, but the newest addition to the Hobie family is the Hobie Revolution 11, and this thing knocked my socks off, stable yet fast, length is 11’6”, …

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Nature Niche: How Do Dolphins Endure Red Tide?

Nature Niche

By SCARLET COLLEY Special to the Parade With this red tide we are having, I am getting many inquiries about how our dolphins are handling it for so long. We first saw this red tide up the shipping channel weeks ago, and now it is spreading like a wildfire to the south of us in …

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Techno-Logic: Season of 3’s – Gears of War, Battlefield, Modern Warfare and Uncharted

Techno-Logic

By 8-BIT JAY Special to the Parade Over the second half of the year, four major games are getting sequel releases. All four of them are also part three in their respective series: Gears of War 3, Battlefield 3, Modern Warfare 3 and Uncharted 3. Each of these games deserve mention, and each of these …

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