Gladys Marie “Shorty” Fowler

‘Oldest and Friendliest’ Bar in Port Aransas Makes a Move

February 9, 2023 | By John O. Lumpkin

A bit of Port Aransas history has moved—literally.
The final section of Shorty’s, the beach city’s oldest bar, was towed late last month from its historic location next to Port A’s marina to a vacant lot a half-mile away.

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