Tourism Returns to the Texas Coast with NFIP

Tourism Returns to the Texas Coast with NFIP


Coming back to Port A there was just so much devastation, That you don’t even you can’t even comprehend what you seeing – there were there were boats in the middle of the streets there were you know house is torn down? It’s our homes, it’s our businesses it was everything was destroyed. Our business itself had about four feet of water in here At first it was slow because you know, Nobody knew whether to come or not there was the motel some of the motels or hotels aren’t open with condos still aren’t open. A lot of stores and boutiques and everything around here our mom-and-pop. Almost everything is and so when we don’t have people coming in, they don’t have a way to pay for their groceries or ballet lessons, piano lessons. It’s important to get all that back. It’s everybody cheered when a restaurant would open, very sad, when a restaurant would be torn down. I was closed for seven months. Took me seven months to open. We had people in here we hadn’t seen for a long time. It was awesome. Best day of my life. I think we have turned a corner. I mean there’s there’s still a lot to do but you know just it’s mostly I think most of the businesses have come back. Port A is definitely open for business.

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