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From Inmates to Patients: Graduate Fulfills Lifelong Dream of Becoming a Nurse

For Charmarie Ritchie Reese, the path to getting her nursing degree went down a long road that led her first through the criminal justice system.

To Insure or Not to Insure

To insure or not to insure – that is the question! Whether ‘tis better to fight the “system” or to protect yourself against it…….(apologies to William)!

Galveston Trolley System on Track to Restoration By 2018

Galveston has had a longstanding love affair with trolley cars since the turn of the century when the Island was known as the Wall Street of the Southwest.

Galveston Beach Revue Gearing Up for the 2017 Bathing Beauties Contest

With roots dating back nearly a century, this year’s Galveston Beach Revue will again showcase a host of events culminating with fashionable women contestants modeling classic vintage swimwear during the “Bathing Beauties Contest.”

Galveston Arts Center Announces New, Expanded Summer Art Programs for Youth

Taught by a team of university-trained artists and licensed art teachers, the program schedule covers an impressive array of visual art topics.

GHF Homes Tour Returns May 6, 7, 13, & 14, 2017

Galveston Historical Foundation opens the doors to Galveston’s architectural history through public tours of privately owned homes for the first two weekends each May. The 2017 event will be held May 6,7, 13, & 14.

Hamilton Loomis to Lead Harmonica Workshop at Galveston College

Blues extraordinaire and island native Hamilton Loomis is returning home this spring to conduct a two-day blues harmonica workshop at Galveston College, and he wants you in on the action.

Wine Connoisseurs Rejoice! The Galveston Island Food & Wine Festival is Back

Red or white? And what food choice might you prefer with your favorite wines? These are the questions facing those who attend the 2017 Galveston Island Food & Wine Festival.

Lug-Lug-Luggage

What – pray tell – can it contain of such importance that one will “schlep” rather than “check” their luggage when cruising?

Galveston's Best Happy Hours

Any pub or restaurant can offer a few half-hearted drink specials, roll out some frozen fish sticks and call it “Happy Hour.” But true Happy Hour magic? Well, that my thirsty friends, is the province of establishments that understand what the term really means.