Galveston.com  Business & Service Directory

SERVICE DIRECTORY

Home ⁄ Island Living

SERVICE DIRECTORY

Galveston Island Tweets!
Galveston.com Video

Posted by Galveston.com on Thursday, January 15, 2015

The Island has a multifaceted economic base with expanding job markets in tourism, the medical field, marine-related fields, as well as other areas. Education, banking, insurance and marine industries also are job fields that contribute to the strong, diverse economy.

Island life is enhanced by the absence of drive-time traffic reports on the radio and heavy traffic delays. The major thoroughfares are rarely heavily congested, even during peak times. And it takes no more than 15-20 minutes to get anywhere you want to go on the Island.

All this time saved driving to work and running errands can be spent enjoying Island life.

When the work day is over, pack a picnic dinner and some easy chairs and head to the beach. Temperatures are moderate, so outdoor activities are enjoyable year-round. Relax and enjoy watching the waves roll in at sunset as sandpipers scurry along the edge of the Gulf water.

Related stories from galveston.com/blogs....


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.


Galveston Small Business Profile: Amy Owens, Owner of Clay Cup Studios

Just inside the door to Clay Cup Studios, a quote by Pablo Picasso is stenciled on the wall. Every child is an artist , it says, The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.”


The Texas Heroes Monument: A Closer Look

On April 21, 1900 the Texas Heroes Monument was unveiled in the city of Galveston. The monument was designed by Louis Amateis and commissioned by Henry Rosenberg.

Galveston Island Tweets!