The Galveston Park Board of Trustees plans to ask the city for another round of funding for its ongoing efforts to build, and maintain, new beaches in on the island.
Late reports that trickled in from Friday and Saturday indicate that the cold front has triggered a flounder movement.
Clear Springs quarterback Will McBride threw for 248 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Chargers to their seventh consecutive win in a 44-28 triumph over the Clear Brook Wolverines.
The first weekend of Mardi Gras Galveston included plenty of parades, beads and the Budweiser Clydesdales.
GALVESTON — The oldest Mardi Gras krewe on the island started the countdown to this year's festivities with its annual den party on Saturday.
GALVESTON — If you drove down Seawall Boulevard on Wednesday, you probably couldn’t help but notice that parking spaces were already being claimed by trucks, trailers and recreational vehicles. (I think I saw one very large smoker sitting there in fog when I drove past around 6 p.m.)
GALVESTON — Local DJs fed off the energy from a diverse crowd of music lovers as they spun and scratched songs to the tune of a 120,000 watt sound system on the Jagermeister DJ Stage Friday at Electric Mardi Gras. The young musicians said the event encouraged them turn the volume up on their careers as live performers.
In the 1970s and early 1980s, there may not have been a more popular R&B or Funk group than Kool and the Gang.
It the biggest gala of Mardi Gras and one of the biggest social events in the entire region — The San Luis Salute. It is over the top. It is a non-stop dance party. It is a big fundraiser for UTMB. It is sold out and has been for weeks.
It's amazing to just think the number of really great music you can listen to on the island during Mardi Gras.
Live music during Mardi Gras isn’t limited to groups with amps and guitars. Part of the fun was all the great high school marching bands at the parades.
Weekend number one of Mardi Gras is in the books and, if you stepped out onto the Galveston streets at all, you likely heard some kind music. We had everything from marching bands, rock bands, country groups, local and big name acts all descending on the island.