Monthly Archives: August 2011

Fishing for reds

The RAA Saltwater Series has added a second tournament, scheduled for Sept. 9 and 10 in Port Aransas. Two-person teams in two divisions, kayak and boat, will compete to bring in two live redfish. Visit the tournament Web site for … Continue reading

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No waiting on aisle 3!

Summer is unofficially over. With the school year gearing up, vacationing visitors are no longer headed for Port Aransas in droves. I had a mere 15 minute wait for the ferry to Port A yesterday. Other than the upcoming Labor … Continue reading

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Open House was shrimply awesome!

Part field trip, part festival, the University of Texas Marine Sciences Institute’s free annual Open House held Saturday, August 13, 2011, offered almost more to learn and enjoy than a single day could contain…more

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PBS’s Travelscope is screening their Port Aransas episode in the community center today at 10 a.m., 12:30 and 3 p.m. The Community Center is at 400 N. Alister Street.

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GRAND opening!

C Bar Cafe in Port Aransas’s Cinnamon Shore is now officially open! Stop by 165 Social Circle today and sample the special grand opening gelato flavor: cinnamon. Yum!

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More fun with Port A wildlife

So there I am, walking on the Port Aransas beach with a friend, just talking about this’n’that when he says, “Is that a cow?” “A cow? Don’t be silly, there’s no cows on the beach… OMG, it’s a cow!” A steer, … Continue reading

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Survey says…

Underworld Port Aransas posts new hours of operation. Continue reading

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The $100 hamburger

La Barataria restaurant has received “5 burgers” in “The $100 Hamburger” guidebook of popular fly-in eateries for general aviation pilots. Continue reading

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La Barataria receives award

Owner Lezlie Keebler tells me that La Barataria received The Award of Excellence 2011 from Trip Advisor. Congratulations!

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Moonfire on the beach

Saturday is this month’s Moonfire on the beach, at around 7 p.m. at mile marker 25. Look for the spirit pole.  Bring your drinks, chairs, food if you wish (not required) and anyone or everyone you wish. Here’s a great video … Continue reading

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