Just when it looked like UTMB might leave Galveston forever, local legislators saved it.
Good Morning America's Robin Roberts reported today on the first day of hurricane season from a fitting place -- Galveston. Standing amid the detritus left behind by Ike, and set to a soundtrack of plaintive acoustic slide guitar, Roberts expertly delivered the mandatory post-storm platitu ... More >>
A couple of weeks ago Hair Balls was on the Island, quaffing a few pints at O'Malley's Stage Door Pub with several of the Islander By Choice bloggers -members of Galveston's small but increasingly feisty and vocal thirtysomething-age middle class. "We're all drooling over rail," said IBC blogger A ... More >>
Thanks a lot, President Bush. According to Leigh Jones, the Galveston County Daily News reporter who's Twittering her reporting from around the battered island, Bush's visit there is hampering relief workers. "Emergency personnel can't get over the causeway because the president is here. No one ca ... More >>
Fertitta and friends take on the operator of Galveston's forlorn Flagship Hotel