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City of SPI offering Christmas tree recycling

Instead of merely tossing these festive items into the trash, this coastal city is offering the public an opportunity to recycle them instead. The City...

Port Isabel Hometown Christmas Parade Set for Dec. 12

While many cities in the Valley have cancelled their Christmas celebratesion, the City of Port Isabel will hold its 13th annual Hometown Christmas Holiday...

‘Disney on Ice’ returning to Valley

Payne Arena is soon expected to the venue to kick off a multi-city tour of Disney on Ice. “Dream Big” will feature the adventures of...

Oskar Blues cracks into sparkling water mix

Plenty of breweries have entered the sparkling seltzer market in 2020. Now, Oskar Blues Brewery is mixing things up with their newest spectrum of sparkling...

Texas GLO targets derelict boats on coast

The eyes of Texas are upon... yachts? A recent statement from  the  Texas General Land Office ’s oil spill team said officials have started “significant efforts to remove...

Walker, part of the 2001 SPI relief concert, dies at 78

Late in 2001, South Padre Island was mourning 8 people killed and three others injured from the Sept. 15, 2001 Queen Isabella Causeway collapse—and...

Heineken testing new hard seltzer in McAllen market 

Heineken USA is launching a new line of premium Mexican flavored hard seltzers. Known as Canijilla, the hard seltzer will come in two varieties, including...

Shiner launches Straight Shooter hard seltzer line

The makers of Shiner Bock are dipping their toes into new waters. Spoetzl Brewery, brewer of the popular Shiner beers, is now adding craft-brewed hard...

Antique & Flea Market returns this weekend to Port Isabel

Deals will abound this Sunday, Aug. 4, in Port Isabel. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the city will host the Port Isabel Antique &...

McAllen plans drive-in July 4th fireworks show

The city of McAllen will be continuing its tradition of holding a fireworks display for their Fourth of July celebration amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. This...