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The Galveston County Daily News: Features

January 22, 2017


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Isle shrimpers fight to keep Gulf Coast tradition alive

Shrimp is the favorite seafood among U.S. consumers, many of whom know little about how the tasty crustaceans landed on their plates.

  • icon Posted: August 31

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Sunday 08/31/2014
Local kitchens satisfy cravings for Southern comfort food
Posted: August 31, 2014

Soul food dishes are passed around the dinner table from one person to another with the innate superpower of bringing families together.

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Sunday 07/27/2014
A beginner’s guide to island fishing
Updated: July 27, 2014 - 10:41 am

In these parts, many residents grow up fishing and get hooked at an early age. But it’s never too late to learn. 

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Sunday 06/29/2014
The surf is their turf
Posted: June 29, 2014

This month, Coast caught up with people who play and work on the beaches, along with those who fight to protect them.

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Fire up the perfect patriotic party outdoors
Posted: June 29, 2014

Nothing says summertime in America like hotdogs on the grill. This Fourth of July, take the party outside and serve up some American favorites — with a tasty twist.

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Monday 05/26/2014
Good food, little luxuries can turn camping into ‘glamping’
Posted: May 26, 2014

Glamping — the brilliant marriage of glamour and camping — was designed for those who still relish the quiet only the great outdoors can deliver but under less rugged conditions. 

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Sunday 05/25/2014
Get hooked up with the right site
Updated: May 26, 2014 - 2:04 am

Whether on the bay or beach front, area RV resorts prove that going into the wild doesn’t mean you have to go without.

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Island has a hand in the mystery of the margarita
Posted: May 25, 2014

The French have their Champagne, the Germans their beer and New Yorkers their martinis. But Texans, particularly those living on the coast, have the margarita. 

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Sunday 04/27/2014
Isle firm behind movement to make swimwear fit and flatter women
Posted: April 27, 2014

It’s impossible to dive into summer without first embarking on a sometimes grueling, uphill shopping trek to find the perfect swimsuit.

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Sunday 03/30/2014
Follow these simple rules for a beautiful backyard bash
Posted: March 30, 2014

Aromatic herbs, fresh garden veggies and migrating butterflies inspired this backyard bash. Follow these rules and your next party will be anything but garden variety. 

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