Shorty’s in Port Aransas Is a Blast From the Past

March 8, 2024 | By John O. Lumpkin

‘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.

Port Aransas Bids Adieu to a Favorite Fishing Outfitter as Locals Seek to Balance Growth and Preservation

August 30, 2022 | By By John Lumpkin

Winds of change are blowing in Port Aransas, the once-sleepy Texas beach town that’s been a favorite Gulf Coast getaway for generations, as new developments are displacing some old favorites.

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