Tag: 2014

TEXAS WEEK IN RETROSPECT: Criminal activity, festivities culminate busy week on Island; body found in hotel

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Though attracting smaller crowds this year, Spring Break 2014 at South Padre Island had no shortage of incidents reported during Texas Week. Recent incidents that transpired at the Island include reports of shots fired and the discovery of a deceased male inside a local hotel room. Concerning the latter, …

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BREAKIN’ BAD: Crowds start small but expected to increase

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Texas Week of Spring Break got off to an historically slow start as inclement weather kept many potential beachgoers away from South Padre Island. As the weather began to warm on Wednesday, the crowds began to show up, in particular, at Clayton’s Beach Bar, which was nearly at capacity …

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Officials prep for Events & Cultural Center opening

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Port Isabel City Manager Edward Meza maintains a positive outlook for city business in 2014. “The City of Port Isabel is looking for a promising new year,” Meza said. “With the official opening of the new Port Isabel Events and Cultural Center in March being the highlight of the …

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City to focus on marketing, repairs in 2014

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com City of South Padre Island officials have a full slate of business when they return to duty in the new year. Topping the list of city business are repairs to the South Padre Island Convention Centre and Gulf Boulevard as well expansion of the city’s marketing plan. To read …

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