Tag: South Padre Island

A sense of community: Local Alzheimer’s group to host walk at SPI

Many will join together this weekend on South Padre Island in honor of their loved ones affected by Alzheimer's. The Alzheimer’s Association Lower Valley Walk...

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Port Isabel

CORPUS CHRISTI — The Coast Guard rescued an overdue kayaker Sunday near Port Isabel after his wife reported him missing. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus...

Island Art Business Incubator welcomes new program director

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — For Deanna Powell, 27, the realm of art is something she’s always had interest in because she’s found the field...

SPI to have 17th Annual Walk for Women fundraiser

After a brief pause caused by the pandemic last year, one of South Padre Island’s cherished annual fundraisers is back for another weekend of...

Expect delays on Island causeway — for five months

Construction along the scenic drive over the Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway is about to give motorists more time to enjoy the view. Traffic between Port...

Art on the beach: SPI to have 33rd annual Sandcastle Days

After a brief pause caused by the pandemic, one of South Padre Island’s beloved scenic traditions is returning for another year of creative fun. Several...

Volunteers bag more than 58K pounds of beach trash across Texas

Thousands of volunteers participated in the Adopt-A-Beach 2021 Coastwide Fall Cleanup that took place this past Saturday, Sept 18 across Texas. The 3,559 volunteers worked...

Ancient iron adventures: Motorcycle Cannonball Endurance Run to roll into the RGV

The 2021 Motorcycle Cannonball, a cross-country challenge for riders with motorcycles that were manufactured in 1929 or earlier, will be passing through the Valley...

SPI, Boca Chica to participate in Texas Adopt-A-Beach Cleanup

Many Texans and visitors of coastal areas throughout the state will be participating in an annual fall activity this weekend that helps keep beaches...

Good Karma: Book, coffee shop injects some culture

Books are back on South Padre Island. Since Paragraphs Books closed its doors early last year there’s been no place on the Island to buy...