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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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Rosenberg Library Presents Its October Treasure

During the month of October, Rosenberg Library remembers Galveston native Jean Scrimgeour Morgan (1868-1938), an outstanding community leader and a prolific painter at the turn of the 20th century.

Nation's First Medical Makerspace Opens Inside Texas Hospital

​MakerNurse and The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today unveiled The MakerHealth™ Space at UTMB, the first makerspace in the country for health care providers.