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By Keith McMullin, Port Aransas Real Estate
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PORT ARANSAS, Texas - Like any good tourist beach town, there are plenty of wonderful places to eat in Port A.  People often drive from neighboring towns just to enjoy a meal at one of the many popular restaurants.  The selection offers something to suit every palate and budget.   While on vacati...

By Keith McMullin, Port Aransas Real Estate
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PORT ARANSAS, Texas - Tourism continues to be the lifeblood of this Mustang Island community.  Business is booming as families have decided to visit the coast this summer.  Perhaps it is the "staycation" phenomenon that has become a popular option in recent years.  Holiday weekends such as July 4...

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PORT ARANSAS, Texas - This Summer may go down as the busiest tourist season ever.  Hotels and condos have been booked and the beaches packed.  Port Aransas and Mustang Island vacations appear to be more popular than ever.  Most people come for the relaxing days on the water or at the beach. These...

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PORT ARANSAS, Texas - Woody's Sports Center has long been known for bait, tackle and fishing charters.  That is still true as fisherman come to Port Aransas in record numbers.  These days visitors are also enjoying activities beyond fishing and beachcombing. Dolphin Watch Nature Tours are popular...

By Keith McMullin, Port Aransas Real Estate
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I just received the following press release from TXDOT.  This is great news for Port Aransas! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Two Ferry Boats Go Out for Construction Bids  The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), Corpus Christi District will be accepting bids on the construction of two 28 car capa...

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PORT ARANSAS, Texas - Widely regarded as the most historic structure on Mustang Island, the Tarpon Inn has welcomed countless visitors since it was constructed in 1886.  The structure was originally built using surplus lumber from Civil War barracks.  The Tarpon Inn has survived a fire and numero...

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PORT ARANSAS, Texas - Fishing has lured people to the waters off Mustang Island for generations.  There is something for everyone.  Some opt to enjoy fishing in the surf or from one of the local piers.  Offshore fishing is big business in Port Aransas. Some visitors trailer their boats to town an...

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PORT ARANSAS, Texas - Southern Living chose the new Mustang Island beachfront development Cinnamon Shore as the site for their new idea house.  The home has been open for public tours since early June and has proven to be a popular stop for Port Aransas visitors. Now you can visit the home in the...

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PORT ARANSAS, Texas - While many vacation destinations are struggling due to the challenging national economy, more and more people are coming to play in "Port A" this summer.  That was especially evident during the recent July 4th Holiday Weekend.   In a recent story in the Port Aransas South Je...

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PORT ARANSAS, Texas - The oldest and largest saltwater fishing tournament on the Texas coast took place this weekend.  The 74th Annual Deep Sea Roundup brought record crowds and perhaps a few record fish.  The Corpus Christi Caller Times Michelle Christenson captured the event with some great pho...

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PORT ARANSAS, Texas - Plans were recently announced for a three-story, state-of-the-art, eco-friendly research facility on the University of Texas Marine Science Institute (UTMSI) campus.  The building will be headquarters for the Mission Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) and pr...

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PORT ARANSAS, Texas - Craig Millard and Sunny Castor (Principals with the Newport Dunes Golf Course at Newport Beach and Golf Development) made major announcements tonight at a meeting with members of the local real estate community. A new incentive program includes three local builders that will...

By Keith McMullin, Port Aransas Real Estate
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PORT ARANSAS, Texas - There is cause for celebration.  It was reported yesterday that Governor Perry has signed into law HB 2276 which amends the State Tax Code to include Port Aransas along with Galveston and South Padre Island in the cities to which special state hotel tax allocations apply.   ...

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PORT ARANSAS, Texas - Planning a trip to Port A?  If so, you'll want to check out the definitive resource on all things Port Aransas and Mustang Island.  The Port Aransas South Jetty Newspaper publishes a visitor guide four times per year. The guide contains plenty of useful information on places...

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PORT ARANSAS, Texas - Gulf Access Base has the 200 acre McDermott facility on the Corpus Christi Ship Channel under contract with plans to close on the property in December of this year. “This facility is the only one of its kind on the western Gulf”, says Sam Canterbury, Partner in the project....

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PORT ARANSAS, Texas - The Port Aransas South Jetty featured a great story on the new Southern Living Idea House at Cinnamon Shore.  The doors opened on Saturday, June 6th.  Mary Judson (Editor and Co-Publisher) reports that 282 people toured the home in the first two days.   I visited the home l...

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PORT ARANSAS, Texas - The School Board Meeting this Wednesday night will likely be viewed by a packed house.  The issue of whether or not the District should add Football and Volleyball to the existing althelic program has been a hot topic for several months. The Corpus Christi Caller Times featu...

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PORT ARANSAS, Texas - Village Walk features three-story gulf view homes currently priced at $398k (including elevator). The owner of this recently completed home selected a colorful coastal interior. For a complete virtual tour and more information on the Buena Vista I floor plan visit Village Wa...

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PORT ARANSAS, Texas - The Dunes Condominiums located at 1000 Lantana in Port Aransas recently installed a new webcam.  The new cam overlooks the Horace Caldwell pier and offers viewers a great beach vantage point from the roof of the condo building.  Check out the Port Aransas Beach Webcam and it...

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  Have you ever looked at a map of the world? Look at Texas with me just for a second. That picture, with the Panhandle and the Gulf Coast, and the Red River and the Rio Grande is as much a part of you as anything ever will be. As soon as anyone anywhere in the world looks at it they know what it...

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