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New Understanding of Synaptic Connections

Scientists at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have unraveled how certain proteins work together to regulate the formation of connections between neurons.

Galveston Restaurant Review: Willie G's Seafood & Steaks

Dining by the water is an Island experience, and for some of us locals, Pier 21 dining is optimal. For an up-close experience of equal parts water, ease, and good eats, Willie G’s offers some of the best.

Celebrate Your Birthday, Galveston-Style!

Opportunities abound to do something cool, different and utterly unforgettable. Here are some island venues that lend themselves to unique birthday parties.

TWELVE Photography Project Returns With Focus on "Hidden Galveston"

Since 2011, the TWELVE project has given individuals the opportunity to capture their unique viewpoints of Galveston Island through the art of photography.

Food! Glorious Food! (Sorry, Oliver)

While standing in the check-out line the other day calculating the dollar damage, Lorraine started to wonder how much it costs a cruise ship to feed the thousands of passengers and crew members onboard.

Long Weekend Anyone? 4 Big Reasons to Spend July 4th Weekend in Galveston

There won’t be a lack of excitement in Galveston this Independence Day. The island has festivities planned every night of the holiday weekend!

New Cancer Drug Makes Commonly Prescribed Chemo Drug More Effective When Given Together

Researchers have found a way to increase the effectiveness of a widely used cancer drug while decreasing the risk of heart-damaging side effects.

First Food Truck Saturday Kicks Off July 1st

Galveston is known for its pristine beaches and outstanding food, and both will be in the spotlight on July 1 at the 1st Food Truck Saturday at Stewart Beach Park.

Galveston Gears Up for Independence Week

The barbecue pits are about to be fired up, while fireworks light up Galveston skies as Islanders and visitors alike gather to say, “Happy Birthday, America!” Indeed, Galveston is the place to be to celebrate Independence Day week!

Single Ticket Sales for The Grand's New Season Coming in June

Individual performance tickets for The Grand's 2017-2018 will go on sale beginning mid-June.