Have you run the bridge yet?

Have you run the bridge yet?

You can’t beat the view from the top of the bridge. Come earn your bragging rights at this fourth annual Pleasure Island Bridge Half Marathon, Moore for Kids, 10K & Kinsel Ford 2-Miler. Get in training or just watch hundreds of runners and walkers get over the...
Mardi Gras to be a Sweet Soiree!

Mardi Gras to be a Sweet Soiree!

What are we so excited about? Sweet Soiree is the 2016 Mardi Gras of Southeast Texas theme for a carnival weekend of lighted parades, concerts and good eating in downtown Port Arthur, set for Feb. 4-7. We are more than halfway through 2015 and ready to celebrate in...
Now that’s a croc!

Now that’s a croc!

  Port Arthur is known for alligators sunning in marshland and Sea Rim State Park’s boardwalks. John N. Agnew’s scratchboards show his love of such creatures with “Crocodilians,” in a Museum of the Gulf Coast exhibit. His interpretations of crocodiles,...
Ivory Bill a Neches River adventure

Ivory Bill a Neches River adventure

It gets quiet on the water, deep in the Big Thicket Preserve. Then you hear nature. When the Ivory Bill’s done cutting thick, green cypress-lined waters lined waters, and docks in a “nature classroom,” the guide lowers his voice to point out company. It could be a...
Grab bite & bait at Sharky’s Grill

Grab bite & bait at Sharky’s Grill

Craving a fish burger and missing a crab net? Once you get to Pleasure Island you won’t need to leave for lunch or tackle basics. Sharky’s Grill, Bait & Tackle is a little blue shed on South Levee Road is on the way to Sabine Lake fishing in Port Arthur....
Kayak Sea Rim State Park!

Kayak Sea Rim State Park!

  Sometimes, you can hear the roar of the Gulf of Mexico, but other days it’s all about the mellow. Bird calls, rustle of bulrushes in the wind and the splash of oars make a peaceful paddle at Sea Rim State Park. This beach season you can rent a kayak for $15 an...