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Mardi Gras! Galveston Parade Schedule for 106th Celebration

If you’re looking to catch some beads this carnival season, look no further than the 106th celebration of Mardi Gras! Galveston.

UTMB, Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas Launch New Affiliation

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas have signed a clinical affiliation agreement.

SWAK! Moody Gardens Celebrates Love This Valentine's Weekend

Love is in bloom at Moody Gardens as they open up the Rainforest Pyramid for a wild Valentine's Dinner celebration on Saturday, Feb. 11.

Alternative Rock Band Sugar Ray & Stoney LaRue to Headline Mardi Gras! Galveston 2017

Alternative Rock band Sugar Ray and country music star Stoney LaRue will give headline performances at Texas’ largest Mardi Gras celebration, taking place Feb. 17 – 28, 2017 in Galveston.

Galveston Corner Stores Were Lifeblood of the Community

No doubt, my childhood wouldn’t have been the same without our wonderful, quirky and quaint corner stores.

Galveston Alleys Are a Hidden Treasure

No one has to tell me how cool Galveston’s alleys are. I am privileged to have learned that first-hand.

Planning a Meeting? Why Not in Galveston?

Most visitors come to Galveston to relax on the beaches, stroll the Strand, maybe visit museums and to dine at some of the island’s most popular restaurants. Yet despite it being a vacation destination, Galveston is also a great place to hold meetings.

Yaga's Chili Quest & Beer Fest Returns This Weekend

A diverse crowd of chili and beers lovers is expected to converge on the island’s Historic Strand District to take part in the 8th Annual Yaga’s Chili Quest & Beer Fest. It will take place on Jan. 20-21 at 23rd Street and The Strand.

Restaurant Week Spotlight: Catch of the Day

When it comes to Restaurant Week, Galveston has quite an advantage with its fresh seafood - it's literally all around us!

UTMB Researcher is Co-Inventor of a Faster and More Accurate Test for Diagnosing Zika

Researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, in conjunction with the New York State Department of Health’s Wadsworth Center, have developed a new detection test for Zika that is faster and more accurate than currently available tests.