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Galveston: An Island of Firsts

Long before metropolises like Houston and Dallas became booming cities, Galveston was making its presence felt on the state landscape, building its reputation as the Wall Street of the Southwest.

Recently Expanded Waterman's Marina: A Great Deal

The recently expanded marina at Waterman's Restaurant is offering two months free slip rental with a 12 month contract.

Scientist Find Virus Uses Novel Mechanism to Aid Its Spread

Researchers at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have found that a recently-discovered virus is able to spread to healthy neighboring cells by a mechanism previously unseen in other arthropod-borne viruses.

SWAK! Valentine's Day: Your Fool-Proof Guide

Galveston.com has lovingly created a guide to help you master Valentine's Day on Galveston Island this year.

I Love Living on the Island: A Classic Story

Buying a vehicle from Classic Auto Group is a pleasure.

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.