Tag: SPI

Annual chili, bean cook-off adds Mercado

Special to the Parade Walk for Women presents SPICE, or the South Padre Island Chili Expo, on February 2 at Louie’s Backyard. A new event, the Mercado will be located on Laguna Boulevard between Marlin Street and Ling Street at 10 a.m. Vendors will offer art, jewelry, ceramics and a variety of other crafts. The …

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Injury prompts temporary causeway closure

PRESS Staff Report The Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway was temporarily closed Thursday when a worker replacing the railing was injured. Authorities said the worker needed medical attention after a piece of railing fell on his foot near the highest point of the causeway on the east bound lane. The incident caused traffic congestion in Port …

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Delagarza discusses SpaceX at Chamber hosted event

By CRAIG ALANIZ Reporter/Photographer press@portisabelsouthpadre.com  The South Padre Island Chamber of Commerce hosted Coffee and Conversation with Lizzy Delagarza, a representative from the Brownsville EDC. Delagarza gave an update and presentation over the possible SpaceX Launch Site that would be located three miles away from the border of Mexico and five miles away from South …

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SPI Kite Fest coming in February

Special to the Parade It seems like only yesterday that Bill and Susie Doan of B&S Kites hosted the first ever SPI Kite Fest. As the years passed by, the festival grew and in 2010 they were awarded Kite Festival of the Year by Kite Trade Association International. What started out as a mere ‘fun …

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