Monthly Archives: June 2011

Art Center for the Islands “Bi-annual Barefoot Sale”

Every two years, artists at the Art Center for the Islands offer up art at sale prices for the entire month of July. Come by the Art Center at 323 North Alister, Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and … Continue reading

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Art for the ARK

Over 60 artists are donating an original piece of art to benefit the Animal Rehabilitation Keep (ARK). Art will be for sale June 30 to July 4, 2011 at Coffee Waves, 1007 State Hwy 361 in Port Aransas. You can meet … Continue reading

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18th Annual Fishing Break Tournament

Port Aransas 18th Annual Fishing Break benefits the Austin Firefighters Relief and Outreach Fund. Continue reading

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Port Aransas named top vacation spot

If you’re an out-of-towner looking for a summer vacation spot, according to the Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce & visitors Bureau, the city of San Antonio has named Port Aransas one of the top three “Readers Choice” for a weekend … Continue reading

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Port Aransas beach obs

Though normally in the business of rescuing turtles and sea birds, this morning the Animal Rehabilitation Keep  rendered aid to a different species of animal. On my beachwalk, I spotted ARK Director Tony Amos interrupting his daily “Beach Observation” tour to … Continue reading

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Artist Phyllis Sayre’s “Hidden Messages”

I missed the June 8 opening but a few days later I had a chance to stop in at the Art Center of  Corpus Christi where an entire corridor is devoted to Phyllis Sayre’s “Hidden Messages” paintings. About the works, … Continue reading

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Fishing for a good time in Port Aransas

Two fishing tournaments are being held in Port Aransas over Father’s Day weekend, June 17 and 18. The Ladies Powderpuff Tournament always turns out a record number of entrants from locals to even a few from outside the state of … Continue reading

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High as a kite. No, really!

Looking for something fun to do with Dad this Father’s Day weekend? Why not drag him around behind a boat? Hanging from a kite. I’m talking about parasailing …  more

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E’lane Carlisle Murray

R.I.P E’lane Carlisle Murray. I have such fond memories of this fine lady and great writer from our days together on the South Texas Informer and Business Journal and in the Corpus Christi Byliners. She will be missed but her … Continue reading

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Almost summer

The calendar doesn’t say summer but our warm temperatures sure do, and with kids out of school it might as well be summer. Fins Grill and Icehouse in Port Aransas is gearing up for the season. They are now doing a breakfast … Continue reading

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