Galveston Bay Foundation

  • Dining

    November 7, 2013

    Bivalve Season Is Here

    Houston restaurants are ready to get shucking.

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2013

    Oyster Season Opens On November 1, And Local Restaurants Are Ready To Get Shucking

    "He first selected the smallest one ... and then bowed his head as though he were saying grace. Opening his mouth very wide, he struggled for a moment, after which all was over. I shall never forget the comic look of despair he cast upon the other five over-occupied shells. I asked him how he felt. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2013

    Upcoming Events: Commercial Free Cocktail and Oysters for Cause

    Alex Gregg, bar manager at the upcoming Goro & Gun, is reviving his popular Commercial Free Cocktail series -- initially hosted at Grand Prize Bar -- for a limited, three-night run at Ambrosia. And this time, he's bringing along guest bartender Chris Frankel to help. Both bartenders got their start ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2013

    Gulf Appellation Oysters Have Arrived at Tommy's Oyster Bar

    As promised, Gulf appellation oysters have arrived -- albeit a little later in the season than usual. Tommy's Oyster Bar in Clear Lake, not too far from where the oysters are pulled out of such bays as Ladies Pass or Pepper Grove, has plenty on hand right now and is a great spot to try the appellati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2011

    Sundance Cinemas Houston Opens Today

    In a speech at last night's private grand opening party for downtown's new Sundance Cinemas, Mayor Annise Parker expressed sentiments echoed by many Houstonians, saying, "When the [Angelika Theater] closed its doors, it was like a light went off downtown." The Mayor felt the Angelika's sudden and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2010

    Fishing By A Superfund Site Will Get You Noticed

    Somebody's watching you, and it's not just the four-eyed fish​Were you fishing along the San Jacinto Battleground of Lynchburg Ferry this weekend? Did you get the feeling you were being watched?You probably dismissed it as "Well, yeah, if I'm enough of an idiot to fish in these polluted waters, I ... More >>

  • News

    April 6, 2006

    Hold the Salt

    Too much of a good thing threatens the oysters in Galveston Bay

  • News

    September 30, 1999


    Has the fight over port expansion turned a bay watchdog group into a rubber duck?

  • News

    July 2, 1998

    Rocky Landing

    Residents of this seaside neighborhood are about to be joined by a 1,000-acre port facility

  • News

    December 25, 1997

    Changing the Channel

    For years, homeowners, developers, environmentalists and the federal government have wrangled over a flood-control plan for Clear Creek. Now a compromise is in view -- but the creek's future is murkier than ever.

  • Calendar

    November 6, 1997
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    June 12, 1997
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    March 27, 1997
  • Calendar

    May 23, 1996

    Beat the Heat!

    1996 Summer Guide

  • Music

    June 8, 1995
  • Calendar

    April 27, 1995
  • News

    January 20, 1994

    The fight to save the Katy Prairie

    How many winters more will Arctic waterfowl make their 10,000-year-old journey to the western edge of Houston?