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Galveston Restaurant Week Returns January 10-24

The annual culinary event returns, with 37 of your favorite Galveston eateries waiting to help you #CelebrateDelicious!
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If you haven't been to Galveston lately, now is the perfect time to experience some of the island's unique attractions - at a price you can't refuse. Select four or more participating attractions and save up to 40% off retail price. How's that for making an easy getaway easier?
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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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Island ETC is pleased to announce the return of Eve Ensler' award winning play, The Vagina Monologues, this weekend, January 23rd & 24th. A portion of net proceeds will go directly to the Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County, Inc.
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January's finally here, and with the New Year brings the return of Galveston Restaurant Week! Watch the video here to find out how you can enjoy a very special deal to Guys and Dolls at The Grand!

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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,'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.

Mal de Medical?
Humm – looks as if the armor of cruise lines’ long-held policy of “it’s not my fault” may be have been penetrated – at least as it pertains to onboard medical services.

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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. & Company RSS: News  

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