Beachside Foodie: Conversations With A Port A Restaurateur

“It’s such an interesting time to live in the Coastal Bend,” gushes Port Aransas restaurant owner Chris Amundsen. “I don’t think there’s a town in the United States that has more potential than Corpus Christi…and Port Aransas will be pulled into that.” It’s already happening. The sweeping coastal views and jackpot real estate prices of … Read more

Prepare For Landing: 4 Neighborhoods Near Corpus Christi Military Bases

In June of 1940, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed Naval Air Station Corpus Christi into existence, starting a brand new chapter in the Coastal Bend’s history and bringing thousands of military personnel and their families to South Texas.Image courtesy of TexVet webpage Today, Corpus Christi is home to Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Naval Air … Read more

Coastal Bend Getaways: 5 Places Less Traveled

During the sweltering days of summer (and the way-too-long months of winter), it seems everyone digs out their swimsuits and flocks the nearest Insta-worthy, palm-tree lined paradise. Literally. Everyone. During these high-tourism seasons, the best vacation spots seem to double in population. But crowds, beach concerts, and tailgates aren’t everyone’s speed, and here in the … Read more

A Portrait Of South Texas: The Coastal Bend’s Emerging Arts Scene

The glittering, sun-soaked coastline may be one of our most exquisite natural masterpieces, but locals and visitors alike know that nature isn’t the Coastal Bend’s only artistic genius. Image: @isabelle.terry Made up of diverse cities and towns (such as Corpus Christi, Rockport, and Port Aransas, among others), and attracting transplants and visitors from around the … Read more

Life of Luxury: 7 Jaw-Dropping Homes In The Coastal Bend

Luxury homes starting at $500k? Unheard of! Unless you live in the Coastal Bend. With its lower-than-average cost of living, the Coastal Bend offers unbeatable housing options in every price range. Even luxury homes (the tippy top of the real estate market) sell for a fraction of what they would in other parts of the … Read more