Category Archives: Corpus Chrsisti Food

Hidden Kitchens Are Showing Up Right Here In Corpus Christi, But Who Are They And What Do They Want?

They are called “ghost kitchens” and they only prepare food for delivery. They are booming all across the country during the pandemic and Corpus Christi is no exception.  You’ve likely never heard of “It’s Just Wings” or “Pasqually’s Pizza” in Corpus Christi, but they are real places to get food delivered from that are operated from real restaurants.  No, you

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New Report Shows Corpus Christi Home Flipping Market Might Not Be A Solid Investment Right Now

A new report issued this week details the third-quarter 2020 home flipping market and that data did not look very good for Corpus Christi.  The report by Attom Data Solutions shows that 57,155 single-family homes and condominiums in the United States were flipped in the third quarter of 2020. Those transactions represented 5.1 percent of all home sales in the

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Local food bank continues to grapple with the possibility that demand will likely increase as the community awaits clear policy decisions

Matt Pierce Briscoe Published 12/16/20 14:28pm CST Maria Valencia, 33, never once imagined that she and her husband would have to rely on a food pantry to help feed their family of 5.  Before the pandemic the Valencia family, who lives in the Corpus Christi, Texas area, were making ends meet by combining their salaries, Maria caring for the elderly

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Corpus Christi, we have a tourism problem and we only pretend that we know how to fix it

Matt Pierce Briscoe You can’t give the reality that Texas is open for business—new and old. Business insiders are now proclaiming San Antonio to be the “Chicago of Texas,” culturally rich San Antonio. Publications such as Forbes, Business Insider, Entrepreneur Magazine, have called the city “America’s next boom town”and they have noted how the city is attracting new grads, entrepreneurs

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Delta brings some flooding and other problems to the Corpus Christi area

Officials with the City of Corpus Christi have temporarily closed Access Road 2 this evening due to impacts from Hurricane Delta in Corpus Christi.  As the storm made landfall near Creole, Louisiana on Friday conditions here in Corpus Christi remained hazardous due to debris that has washed up from high tide. The city says that crews will assess the road

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Corpus Christi Athletic Club Reports At Least Three Positive Cases Of COVID-19 Over The Past Week

The popular Corpus Christi Athletic Club has reported at least three cases of COVID-19 at that facility within the past week. In a letter sent to members and staff officials there advised that there had been two additional employees of the club test positive for COVId-19 and that the club was in the process of conducting contact tracing. The letter

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Abbott Announces Significant Changes To Reopening Of Texas

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued a new executive order Friday to close bars at 12 p.m. Friday. The order also limits restaurants to 50% capacity starting Monday in order to help prevent further spread of COVID-19. “As I said from the start, if the positivity rate rose above 10%, the State of Texas would take further action,” Gov. Abbott said

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Texas A&M-Kingsville Students Test Positive For COVID-19

Officials at Texas A&M University-Kingsville have confirmed that four students have recently tested positive for COVID-19. Two of the infected students were last on campus on June 18. The other two were last on campus on June 11. It is not known if all the cases were related. Officials said that the university has started the process of sanitizing the

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Judge Canales waiting to announce the “perfect” mask order for Nueces County; Nueces County personal activity is back to near normal as cases rise

Officials at today’s City/County coronavirus press briefing maintained a more somber than normal tone as they laid out the case for where Nueces County is heading. On Friday, the number daily number of confirmed positive cases rose to 548 cumulative cases. That number officials said is concerning and will continue to rise. Nueces County Judge Barbara Canales, who is still

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Nueces County Confirms Sixth COVID-19 Related Death

Public health officials confirmed Friday morning that a sixth person has died related to COVID-19 from Nueces County. Officials identified the deceased as a male, aged 60-69 years old with co-morbidities that included coronary artery disease. Officials say that the man was hospitalized in late May and . This news comes as cases of COVID-19 continue to rise here in

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