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Rosenberg Library February 2016 Treasure of the Month

While most of Galveston’s greatest philanthropists made their contributions for causes they cared passionately about, and not public recognition, it is important to know their stories and how their legacies were carried out.

Schlitterbahn Announces MASSIV - the Tallest Water Coaster in the World

Schlitterbahn is building the world’s tallest water coaster and putting it in the award-winning Schlitterbahn Waterpark on Galveston Island.

Galveston Small Business Profile: Amy Owens, Owner of Clay Cup Studios

Just inside the door to Clay Cup Studios, a quote by Pablo Picasso is stenciled on the wall. Every child is an artist , it says, The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.”

The Texas Heroes Monument: A Closer Look

On April 21, 1900 the Texas Heroes Monument was unveiled in the city of Galveston. The monument was designed by Louis Amateis and commissioned by Henry Rosenberg.

2nd Weekend of Mardi Gras! Galveston to Feature Texas Country Star Cory Morrow, Big Parades

​Texas’ largest Mardi Gras celebration is in full swing in Galveston as the island prepares for its second weekend of big parties, parades, bead throwing and concerts.

Lost at Sea!

Well, not really. But, that’s what it seemed like to Lorraine on a recent cruise.

Pets to Steal the Show on February 7 During Mardi Gras Barkus & Meoux Krewe Parade

Costumed and sequined humans won’t be the only partiers reveling in Galveston’s 2016 Mardi Gras celebrations.