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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.

April Means Fantastic Family Fun in Galveston

Spring has officially sprung, presenting a splendiferous time to round up the family for some fun and adventurous April events on historic Galveston Island!

FeatherFest Returns April 6-9

Galveston’s Birding and Nature Photo Festival, FeatherFest, is four fun days of excellent birding and nature photography workshops, adventurous field trips, and delightful evening social events.

Avoiding the Principal's Office

Remember when you were a kid – being sent to the principal’s office was the worst feeling in the world. Well – cruise ships have a Principal’s Office of sorts in the form of what some travelers call the “naughty room.”

Study Confirms Prescription Weight-Loss Medication Helps With Opiate Addiction Recovery

Researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have confirmed that a prescription weight-loss pill decreases the urge to use opiates such as oxycodone.

Researchers Find New Gene Interaction Associated With Increased MS Risk

A person carrying variants of two particular genes could be almost three times more likely to develop multiple sclerosis, according to the latest findings from scientists at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and Duke University Medical Center.

Panama Canal Cruises Now Departing Galveston

Central America Closer than Ever with Panama Canal Cruises Departing Galveston

BRCA Testing on the Rise for Those Without Breast or Ovarian Cancers

More women are requesting BRCA gene testing associated with certain types of cancer thanks to increased interest in the procedure.

Help the Environment with the Bring the Bag Campaign

“Paper or plastic?” It’s a fairly innocuous question that cashiers at retail stores ask as you complete your shopping experience, but how you answer that query can have a far reaching impact on Galveston’s environment.

Galveston's Beaches: So Many to Choose From!

Summer fun on the island is just around the corner. So when the temperatures soar in the weeks and months ahead, what’s the best Galveston beach to hit the waves?