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New grocery store set to open in downtown area

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A small grocery store is set to open in the downtown area over the coming months. According to Colby Clark who is the assistant manager for Nueces Lofts Apartment Complex. The new location will be over on Mesquite and Schatzel. “We are going to be getting...

Jack catch

Fishing buddies Leo Herrera of Portland, left, and Joshua Longoria of Ingleside caught these jack crevvalle while fishing off the north jetty on Sunday, Oct. 17. The full version of this story will be available to all readers after 2 weeks. Full versions of news stories from the most recent...

November Table Talk: What's New in the Coastal Bend Food & Drink World

If you’re looking for a delicious Thanksgiving meal without the prep, The Lookout has you covered. Offering a carefully crafted 5-course meal, the intimate dining experience takes the stress out of Thanksgiving preparation. With limited availability, tickets are available on their website. Crafted Meats in the Coastal Bend. With a...


Competition for best BBQ chicken, ribs and brisket in N.O. Simmons Park. Free live music with raffles, horseshoes, cornhole competitions, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Funds raised with food, drink, and game entry fees benefit children battling cancer. Find more articles like this in Vacation News.

Walmart recalls aromatherapy products because of rare, dangerous bacteria

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Walmart is recalling certain aromatherapy products after tests by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed a rare and dangerous bacteria in a bottle, according to the US Consumer Product and Safety Commission. Better Homes and Gardens Essential Oil Infused Aromatherapy Room Spray with Gemstones...

Coastal Bend residents experience a true ‘Taste of the Island’ with good food

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — There was a line out the door at the 32nd annual Taste of the Island, with people salivating to get their hands on delicious local favorites. Romeo Galindo, owner of Island Time and Island Gatherings said it's been a tough year and a half for the restaurant industry. Galindo said events like Taste of the Island helps to bring them all together.
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Hit the Ground Running at These Trails Around the State

I’m a casual runner, but every time I venture to a new city, I love to lace up. The morning after I turned thirty, my husband and I ran at sunrise from our hotel near the White House to the steps of the Lincoln Memorial as a way to experience our nation’s capital in a new way. A few years later, I bought a double jogging stroller to help manage the stress of my husband being deployed. Whenever I hear Houston’s Lizzo in my headphones, I’m instantly back in Iwakuni, Japan, pushing my two babies through fields of lotus flowers near the Marine base where we lived. And last April, as we were hunkered down during stay-at-home orders, I explored our new neighborhood in Flower Mound one mile at a time.