Texas Mile speeds to Victoria with fast cars this weekend

Expect fast cars, food trucks, vendors and even a short historic homes tour bus at the Texas Mile this weekend, March 24, 25 & 26.  The first Texas Mile to be held in Victoria will be at the Victoria Regional Airport this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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Hot Rods Will Takeover Downtown Victoria on March 11

Joel Novosad with ExploreVictoria discusses another great motoring event in downtown Victoria, the Hot Rod Takeover at the Crossroads. Hundreds of cars will be on display and the event is free to the public.

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Texas Mile Speeds to Victoria March 24, 25 & 26

Shannon Matus, co-owner of the Texas Mile, discusses the history of the most recognized 1-Mile, Top Speed Racing event in the United States, and why it moved to Victoria.

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New CVB Director Joel Novosad discusses the cultural arts and holiday events

New Convention and Visitors Bureau Director Joel Novosad discusses some of Victoria’s cultural and performing arts groups and some events scheduled for the Holiday Season.

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City recruits nationwide restaurants and stores to Victoria

Jared Mayfield explains how and why the City recruits nationwide restaurant and shopping companies to Victoria and the successes the City has had.

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Latest update on Bootfest 2016

Free music, free kids attractions, free entertainment. Yes, it’s time for Bootfest 2016, Victoria’s largest free festival held in beautiful downtown Victoria. CVB marketing manager Joel Novosad tells us about the new features for Bootfest 2016!

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TIP 411 uses cell phones for anonymous crime tips to the Victoria Police

A new cell phone app – TIP 411 – allows cell phone users to anonymously report crime tips to the Victoria Police department. Detective Tanya Brown tells us how to use it.

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Victoria has new Five Points Museum of Contemporary Art

Magdalena Kuykendall from the new Five Points Museum of Contemporary Arts discusses this brand new museum located in downtown Victoria.

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Nave Museum announces exhibits for the remainder of 2016.

Toni Ross with the Nave Museum gives us a brief history of the museum and the upcoming exhibitions for the rest of 2016.

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Childrens Discovery Museum ready for summer camp season and a fall opening for the new facility.

In another “Explore Victoria” segment, Caitlyn Jennings and Tanya Wilkinson from the Children’s Discovery Museum of the Golden Crescent, discuss the summer camp season and update us on the fall opening of the new Children’s Discovery Museum facility!

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Museum of the Coastal Bend features “Flights of Fancy” exhibit through 2016

Museum curator Eric Ray discusses the “Flights of Fancy” exhibit currently on display at the Museum of the Coastal Bend through December of 2016.

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Explore Victoria Director Tony Cordo reflects on his first year in Victoria.

Explore Victoria Director Tony Cordo reflects on his first year in Victoria.

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Changes in Recycle Program Take Effect Immediately

Changes to the City recycling program will take place immediately, including no longer accepting glass or plastics 3 thru 7. Darryl Lesak explains these changes.

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Changes in Recycle Program Due to Global Conditions

Darryl Lesak discusses some major changes in the City’s recycling program due to global economic conditions and the falling price of oil.

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Don’t become a victim of crime during the Holiday Season.

Tanya Brown with the Victoria Police Department shares great tips on how to avoid becoming a victim of crime during the Holiday Season

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Keeping our recyclable goods clean: what you can and cannot put in your recycle cart.

The City needs your help to keep our recyclable goods clean. Darryl Lesak, Environmental Services Director, explains what can and cannot be put in your recyclable cart.

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Free Family Fishing Day set for October 10th at Ethel Lee Tracy Park

Darcell Hanley discusses the 2015 Family Fishing Day set for October 10th at Ethel Lee Tracy Park.

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Listen to the main bands set to play at Bootfest 2015!

Joel Novosad from Explore Victoria talks about Bootfest 2015, Victoria’s free music festival on October 2-3 in DeLeon Plaza, and plays some tunes from the main acts performing during the event.

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Fall registration underway for flag football, kickball, softball and other leagues.

Fall registration is underway for flag football, kickball, softball, sand volleyball and basketball. Darcell Hanley from the Parks Department has all the details.

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BBQ Trail promotion touts seven great eateries in the Victoria area.

Tony Cordo, Director for the Victoria Convention and Visitors Bureau, discusses this summer’s successful “Great Coastal Texas Barbecue Trail.”

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