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GHF Homes Tour Returns May 6, 7, 13, & 14, 2017

Galveston Historical Foundation opens the doors to Galveston’s architectural history through public tours of privately owned homes for the first two weekends each May. The 2017 event will be held May 6,7, 13, & 14.

Hamilton Loomis to Lead Harmonica Workshop at Galveston College

Blues extraordinaire and island native Hamilton Loomis is returning home this spring to conduct a two-day blues harmonica workshop at Galveston College, and he wants you in on the action.

Wine Connoisseurs Rejoice! The Galveston Island Food & Wine Festival is Back

Red or white? And what food choice might you prefer with your favorite wines? These are the questions facing those who attend the 2017 Galveston Island Food & Wine Festival.

Lug-Lug-Luggage

What – pray tell – can it contain of such importance that one will “schlep” rather than “check” their luggage when cruising?

Galveston's Best Happy Hours

Any pub or restaurant can offer a few half-hearted drink specials, roll out some frozen fish sticks and call it “Happy Hour.” But true Happy Hour magic? Well, that my thirsty friends, is the province of establishments that understand what the term really means.

5 Great Restaurants for Gluten-Free Diets

It wasn’t too very long ago that asking to see the gluten free menu in a restaurant would have elicited a response along the lines of “What’s a gluten?” from your baffled server.

April Means Fantastic Family Fun in Galveston

Spring has officially sprung, presenting a splendiferous time to round up the family for some fun and adventurous April events on historic Galveston Island!

Avoiding the Principal's Office

Remember when you were a kid – being sent to the principal’s office was the worst feeling in the world. Well – cruise ships have a Principal’s Office of sorts in the form of what some travelers call the “naughty room.”

Panama Canal Cruises Now Departing Galveston

Central America Closer than Ever with Panama Canal Cruises Departing Galveston

Help the Environment with the Bring the Bag Campaign

“Paper or plastic?” It’s a fairly innocuous question that cashiers at retail stores ask as you complete your shopping experience, but how you answer that query can have a far reaching impact on Galveston’s environment.