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Holiday With the Cranes Returns This December

Holiday with the Cranes is a new island experience that offers nature enthusiasts a unique opportunity to spend a weekend observing and celebrating the flocks of Sandhill Cranes that migrate through Galveston each winter.

UTMB Study Shows Testosterone Therapy Does Not Increase Aggressive Prostate Cancer Risk

​A new population-based study from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston showed for the first time that exposure to testosterone therapy over a five-year period was not associated with an increased risk of aggressive prostate cancer.

Galveston To Celebrate 175th Birthday of Island Architect Nicholas Clayton

For Galveston’s most beloved architect’s 175th birthday, Galveston Historical Foundation will be joining the City of Galveston for a special week of celebration to conclude with Nicholas Clayton Day on Sunday, November 1.

Burns and Trauma Care Get Boost from Texas 1115 Waiver Project

An innovative approach to the way health care providers treat burns and trauma patients is being led by The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston as part of a program that assists uninsured, indigent and Medicaid patients throughout the state of Texas.

Debarkal Debacle

I have no idea why passengers think that if they’re the first in line they’ll be the first off the ship. THERE IS A SYSTEM TO DEBARKATION!!!!

Ice Becomes Art as Ice Carving Team from China Begins to Create Moody Gardens' Ice Land

It was an impressive ice breaker as a team of 31 master ice carvers from Harbin, China arrived and took a chainsaw to the first block of 2 million pounds of ice at Moody Gardens. Savings Plan Rewards You When You Book Lodging thru Us!

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