Tag: South Padre Island

South Padre Island to have half marathon weekend event

Many who love to run will be showcasing their strength and determination during an upcoming fitness event on South Padre Island. Rav Run Adventures, a...

Art Business Incubator SPI to host Art Fest, anniversary celebration

Whether you’re wanting to get a head start on holiday gift shopping or are looking for a festive social gathering, this is the event...

Artist turns discarded wood into functional art

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — As a woodturner, Ivan Benavides transforms salvaged organic material into something eye-captivating that’s going to have a new life. For nearly...

A music-filled course: South Padre Island to have annual Muzicians Run

Whether you’re a speedy runner or a casual walker, there’s an upcoming event that is a perfect mix of exercise, food, live entertainment and...

State flounder fishing ban goes into effect

Alarmed by a population drop in one of the most popular fish species in the state, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has announced...

South Padre Island to have monarch migration celebration

As coastal nectar plants are in full bloom now, many monarch butterflies are enjoying them during their migration journey down the Texas coast to...

Spirit of volunteerism: Sea Turtle ambassador awarded for dedication

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — For Nicki Graham, any day involving sea turtles is a good day. As a Sea Turtle Inc. volunteer, Graham conducts a...

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...