Thursday, July 25, 2024
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Honourable Louis Sylvestre Sporting Arena

Parking meters on Barrier Reef Drive still a go

The San Pedro Town Council (SPTC) is still working out details to launch their parking meter pilot project on Barrier Reef Drive (Front Street) to alleviate the traffic congestion in the downtown area. According to the island administration, there is no definite time to launch the project. Mayor Gualberto ‘Wally’ Nuñez said the project is underway, but first, they need to prepare an alternate parking area inside the Honourable Louis Sylvestre Sporting Arena (Saca Chispas field). Mayor Nuñez also touched on some factors affecting the parking issue downtown, like golf cart rentals taking up too much public space and adding to the congestion.

San Pedro celebrates Mother’s Day in grand style

San Pedro’s mothers were delighted on Saturday, May 13th, with an extravaganza of entertainment courtesy of the San Pedro Town Council (SPTC). The annual celebration at the Honourable Louis Sylvestre Sporting Arena saw various performances, tons of giveaways, and the best of local music to dance the evening away.

Elvi’s Kitchen Brandon Munguia wins cocktail competition kicking off Carnaval de San Pedro

One of the most popular annual island celebrations, El Gran Carnaval de San Pedro, is currently taking place on the island, invading the main streets of downtown with a colorful jamboree filled with paint and popular street dances known as Comparsas. The festivities started on Saturday, February 18th, with a market day and cocktail competition at the Honourable Louis Sylvestre Sporting Arena. The event saw several booths showcasing local products and food for purchase. Those in attendance enjoyed a fun evening with their loved ones while visiting and consuming the products from the participating vendors.