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Visiting Galveston Island this summer? One of the most wonderful things about visiting Galveston is the incredible number of wonderful things to do that are either completely free of charge, or extremely affordable! Take a look at at all the fun right here!
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Bringing the whole family to Galveston Island this summer? Great news! Because from Camps to Art Classes to Storytimes to Surfing to Skating and everything in between, we've got the fun, that's priced affordably. Come on down and see for yourself!
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Rosenberg Library July Treasure of the Month
It has been a tough start to summer for Texas dairy lovers. This spring Blue Bell ice cream was pulled from shelves after concerns over Listeria. But the latest outbreak is not the first time the dairy industry has dealt with health concerns.

Don't They Ever Sleep???
Lorraine is referring here to the cruise lines’ bean counters!” Seems as if they’re “at it” 24/7 figuring out ways to nickel, dime, and dollar us to death!

Galveston Dining Diva Visits Ocean Grille
Now that Ocean Grille on Seawall has had time to settle in, it was time for our visit. I had dropped in a few weeks ago for appetizers and drinks on the patio but wanted to sample the dinner menu.

Galveston Dining Diva Visits Riondo's
We've heard a lot about Riondo's, which opened recently in the spot formerly occupied by Luigi's on Strand.

9 New Must-Have Hair Products for Summer 2015
Courtney Goodbar discusses the hottest, most sought-after hair products perfect for summer.

24 New Must-Have Skin and Body Products for Summer
Beauty expert Courtney Goodbar discusses great new skin and body products that are must-haves for summer.

Heritage Festival Seeking Artifacts to Highlight Galveston's Immigrant History
Galveston residents whose ancestors came from faraway lands and passed through the "Ellis Island of the West" might be interested in digging through their closets and attics to help contribute to the Galveston Historical Foundation’s newest event.

Galveston's Fourth of July Parade Promises to Dazzle
To say that Jay Carnes is a parade enthusiast is like saying it gets hot in Texas in the summer time.

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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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Galveston Island is a beautiful, historic beach destination known for its great weather all year round. But, if you're not a sand-between-your-toes kind of traveler, don't worry. There are plenty of things to do in Galveston that don't include the beach, which is what makes our charming little island so diverse and special.
 




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