Community Spotlight: The People of Saint Nicholas

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church hosted its annual Greek Festival Nov. 6-8. The parish’s youth danced on stage in traditional costume, as attendees enjoyed traditional Greek foods and baked goods. Looked forward to by many in Corpus Christi, the festival has been a means to support the parish and share a piece of Greek culture with the greater community for almost six decades. But the Greek Festival is only the tip of the iceberg for a people who have called Corpus Christi their home since the 1880s, and the community has played a role in the city’s story as far…

Peoples Street Fest helps bring a diverse community together

DJ Edica, a Corpus Christi native, performing a DJ set at the People Street Music and Film Festival on Friday, Oct. 7. The Peoples Street Music and Film Festival began modestly; a handful of vendors and stalls, a couple dozen attendees traveling between Peoples Street and the Art Walk, and a dance remix of Kate Bush’s “Running up that Hill.” But, as the sun began to set and the streetlights came on, while the rest of the city got ready for bed, the party on Peoples Street began to come to life. An area traditionally coated with the dim orange…