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BRCA Testing on the Rise for Those Without Breast or Ovarian Cancers

More women are requesting BRCA gene testing associated with certain types of cancer thanks to increased interest in the procedure.

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.

Galveston's Beaches: So Many to Choose From!

Summer fun on the island is just around the corner. So when the temperatures soar in the weeks and months ahead, what’s the best Galveston beach to hit the waves?

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.

Up for a Challenge? Galveston to Host Family Beach Competitions

Family fun is taking on a new meaning this spring and summer at Galveston’s East Beach with friendly competitions between families.

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.

Grab Your Camera. Spring Migration is Happening Now!

Spring is in the air. That means hundreds of migrating birds are heading north across the Gulf from Central and South America.

Spring Break Galveston: A Hotspot for Family Activities

If you’re looking for some fun things during Galveston Spring Break 2017, there’s no need to look any further. We’ve put together this list of must-do activities for families and children of all ages to plunge into.

7 Things to Do on a Rainy Day in Galveston

You’ve just landed in Galveston for some much-needed R&R and glance out the hotel patio window at the Gulf of Mexico. And it's raining. Never fear!

Get a Cost Break by Staying Mid-Week

Grab that suntan lotion and put on that sexy swimsuit! Beach season has arrived and Galveston is rolling out the red carpet – eh, make that sand and sea – for the thousands of beachgoers headed to the island.