Notwithstanding the recent Galveston-based Carnival cruise liner whose faulty engines landed its passengers in a world of hurt (and national headlines), the island is again throwing its arms open for the upcoming summer season. Last week the Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau announced th ... More >>
Galveston Island Convention & Visitors BureauThe winning entry. Yes, there be dragonsMore than 25,000 people attended the 25th annual sandcastle competition at Galveston over the weekend, according to a car count from the park board.
The East Beach competition was won by JACOBS of Houston, s ... More >>
www.galveston.comBefore his visit to Texas President Obama hosted a cookout for family and friends on the South Lawn. On the menu: andouille sausage, crawfish and shrimp, all fresh from the Gulf Coast. He told press in a statement, "Americans can confidently and safely enjoy Gulf seafood once ... More >>
The first time TxDot tried to shut down the Gulf Freeway to Galveston for repairs, island officials howled about how it would affect business. TxDOT backed down and rescheduled.The second proposal, though, was just as bad: It was the weekend that Galvestonians are holding a bunch of events to commem ... More >>