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Galveston's Best Barbecue

Galveston is home to a lot of cool eateries, including some of the best barbecue spots in the Lone Star State.

UTMB Researchers Find First Direct Evidence That Aedes Aegypti Mosquito Transmits Zika Virus

​In collaboration with colleagues from Mexico, UTMB researchers were the first to directly connect the Aedes aegypti mosquito with Zika transmission in the Americas, during an outbreak in southern Mexico.

Date Night on the Island

Not that there’s anything wrong with the staid date night tradition of dinner and a movie, but let’s be honest, it’s not the most creative use of your time with that special someone.

Saltgrass Steak House is East End Seawall Gem

If you're coming in from H-Town for the island experience and hit the seawall – keep Driving East to Saltgrass Steak House.

Summer Sizzles at Taquilo's Tex-Mex Cantina

Time to stamp your Texas Passport and represent the true Texas spirit by putting Taquilo's Tex-Mex Cantina on your "faves" list.

Cruise Wear???

Lorraine has a friend who thinks every cruise is reason to buy a whole new wardrobe. NOT NECESSARY! You probably already have everything you need in your closet.

Galveston's Heritage: A Downtown Guide for History Buffs

Galveston has a rich history that visitors today can trace through historic homes, museums and some attractions.