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Colorful gamblers, their dance-hall "dolls" and upright members of the "Save-a-Soul" Mission find they have more in common than the sidewalks they share in 1940s New York! Don't miss the Broadway classic Guys and Dolls when it comes to The Grand this weekend!
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Welcome Winter Texans! Now that you've escaped the cold winter by heading south, it's island time! Galveston Island's tropical climate and breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico provide the relaxing escape you've been longing for. Yet, you'll also feel right at home!
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The island's 104th Mardi Gras celebration returns February 6th thru 17th, and is expected to draw more than 300,000 attendees for almost 40 concerts, over 20 parades, balcony parties and elegant masked balls. So grab some beads and hit the beach!
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Mardi Gras! Galveston
Mardi Gras! Galveston returns this February, and lodging options are booking up fast! Book your hotels thru Galveston.com, and you can rest easy knowing you're getting the best price possible with our low-price guarantee! Plus, we'll reward you with up to $500 in money-saving Galveston coupons!

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Winter Fishing
For anglers who don’t mind bundling up and braving the icy winds skipping off the water, there are plenty of fish out there to be caught - and Galveston Fishing Charter Company Owner Jeff Nielsen knows where to find them.

Sense or Non-Sense?
Well – another “man overboard” and another out-cry for “sensor” systems to be installed on all cruise ships. Sounds like a good idea, right?

A Fresh Twist on a New Year
For those of us who find it harder to try new things, Galveston.com's Courtney Goodbar has chosen 3 tried-and-true looks with a bit of a "New, Fresher" Twist.

Juneteenth: A Personal Reflection
I’m not anything for granted, especially when it comes to freedom – not just for African Americans but for everyone else for whom their sacrifices paved the way.

Take Advantage: Time to Eat at the Pelican Club
Restaurant Week is an invitation to enjoy old favorites and try new eateries with the ultimate prize: great values! That being the case there are few invitations that impress potential or current clients as greatly as the phrase: Meet me at the Pelican Club!

Why 2014 Was the Year of the Struggle in Film
At the end of every year, I look back and try to understand the most common themes throughout the films I have watched. Last year survival was the reoccurring theme.

Insider Tips When Visiting Galveston Island
Road trip to Galveston Island in your future? Before you load up the car, take a moment to scan these very cool "Insider Tips" from those in the know! Guaranteed, follow these tips, and you're sure to have a tropical, Island-style vacation you won't soon forget!

Texas Seaport Museum Lecture on Gunboat Diplomacy and the Texas Navy
The War for Texas Independence didn’t end all conflicts with Mexico, as the newly formed Texas Navy fought battles at sea for years to come.

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Galveston's Grand 1894 Opera House is presenting a series of exciting performances - sure to have you laughing in the aisles, tapping your feet, and clapping your hands.
 

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Rosenberg Library features monthly Treasures of the Month featuring an array of interesting topics from the Island's history.
 

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Artist Boat is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting awareness and preservation of coastal margins and the marine environment through the disciplines of the sciences and the arts. Check out their fall schedule - online now!
 

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While there is a lot to do in Galveston, it's also a place where it feels comfortable to do little. At 10.4 miles long, the seawall lining the Gulf of Mexico is the world's longest continuous sidewalk and attracts walkers, joggers, bicyclists, surfers, sunbathers, skaters and sightseers year-round. It's a great place to exercise or just sit to watch a flock of brown pelicans skim across the waves at sunset.
 

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Crowds swarm to Galveston for Dickens on the Strand, the Festival of Lights and other holiday celebrations. But this year, excitement is building for one of the island's premier holiday attractions at Moody Gardens called ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, the only such exhibition on the Gulf Coast.
 

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