Tag: South Padre Parade

Writer’s Block: Get Along Little Dogie

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com February 12, 2015 It’s still officially winter, but Valley weather has already taken a warmer turn, and that can only mean one thing: rodeo! This past weekend was the 26th Annual Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo located at the fairgrounds just east of the city. The weather on Saturday …

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Museums of Port Isabel summer camp programs begin June 10, July 1

The Museums of Port Isabel have announced the dates and details of their 2013 summer camp program. Session 1 will run from June 10-27 and Session 2 is from July 1-25. The camp includes acting in a pirate play; discovering the big world of insects; learning all about birds; becoming a chef and preparing treats; …

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BEACH BAR BEAT: Nicholas

What is your name? Nicholas Haritakis How old are you? 29 Where are you from? I am a mainlander. How long have you been bartending? Six years How long have you bartended at D’Pizza Joint? Six years   Why do you like bartending here at D’Pizza Joint? I like working with the staff, the camaraderie. …

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BEACH BAR BEAT: Katie

By RAY QUIROGA South Padre Parade rayq@portisabelsouthpadre.com For this week’s Beach Bar Beat, the South Padre Parade made its long-anticipated return to Parrot Eyes Restaurant and Bar located at 5801 Padre Blvd. on South Padre Island. Home to last season’s Beach Bar Beat Champ Monica Lynn Snyder, the championship trophy along with a tribute to …

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Spring Break Journal

Just for laughs, South Padre Parade editor Ray Quiroga kept a “separate” journal documenting some of his lighter observations of Spring Break 2013. Here are some samples of those entries. SPRING BREAK JOURNAL; ENTRY: 3,991 – A kid from Nebraska said, “He” flew five of his friends to South Padre last night. It makes me …

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