Galveston hopes that a former pump station and some rundown water tank have a future as a community gathering place on the city's north side.
Winning isn’t everything, especially in high school athletics, but judging by the reactions of the Ball High players, coaches, fans and even the stadium maintenance worker, it was obvious that Friday night’s win meant a lot.
We are in that transition period when more frequent cold fronts start appearing. The current frontal system likely will have some effect on the movement of fish; however, it should be short-lived.
The schooner America, a replica of the fabled racing yacht that coined the phrase America's Cup, will visit Galveston late next month.
Shrimp is the favorite seafood among U.S. consumers, many of whom know little about how the tasty crustaceans landed on their plates.
Soul food dishes are passed around the dinner table from one person to another with the innate superpower of bringing families together.
In these parts, many residents grow up fishing and get hooked at an early age. But it’s never too late to learn.
This month, Coast caught up with people who play and work on the beaches, along with those who fight to protect them.
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.
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.
Whether on the bay or beach front, area RV resorts prove that going into the wild doesn’t mean you have to go without.
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.
It’s impossible to dive into summer without first embarking on a sometimes grueling, uphill shopping trek to find the perfect swimsuit.
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.
Stephanie Caravageli Vasut grew up with three brothers, so she learned how to transition from dirt to dressy at the drop of a hat.
Create a fun top for a side table in six easy steps.
Ron Wyatt has been the organist and director of music at Trinity Episcopal Church in Galveston since 1975, and he owes it all to his teachers in Paris.
The island and mainland offer enchanting escapes for newlyweds seeking the perfect place to spend their first night of married life together.
Pamela Watson’s closets house everything she needs for not only island-wear but also foul-weather when she travels north to see family.
Try these 15 outdoor activities that prove workouts never have to be boring and also can be a lot of fun.
What’s the latest in workouts? We slipped on our sneakers and pounded the pavement to find some of the hottest new fitness classes, workshops and programs around.
What better place to sculpt a beach body than at the beach? The only tools you’ll need for this circuit-training session are yourself and the sand.
Changes in workouts and food can help you bust through plateaus.
Jeff Ehrich and business partner Dave Casale founded Legion Fitness & Development for civilians to experience and benefit from their years of active duty.
It’s that time of year again — the time to make that New Year’s resolution of fitness, health and weight loss.
Holistic hints for a healthier lifestyle.
End the year with a bang, and begin the new one with a brunch.
About 50 women and a few men are dedicated volunteers who cook for weekly Rotary meetings and other church functions.
After working in the title industry for more than 25 years, Mary Ellen Arledge didn’t quite know how to give up her conservative fashion style when she finally retired.
Stay snug and stylish with these seven twists on how to wear a scarf.
The Galveston Yacht Basin is more than a marina for luxury yachts and sailboats. It’s also the island’s secret neighborhood, home to an eclectic group of people who live aboard their boat.
Going on a backyard safari with a macro lens opened my eyes to an intricate world of sophisticated, evolutional phenomena and a palette of color barely discernible to the human eye.
Your guide to navigating the gift-giving season.
Acolorful array of handmade, home-baked artisan goods, created by local craftspeople, might be the perfect holiday gift to surprise and delight family and friends this season.
Blend seaside and seasonal décor this holiday with these clever ideas from Coast creative directors Alicia Cahill and Lindsay Canright.
Creating a gingerbread house will fill your home with holiday aromas and your heart with family memories.
Beginning December, visitors can get a close-up look at an assortment of Class A ship models on display in the new Admiralty Marine Model Gallery.
Whimsical creatures leap from Jacquie Wheeler’s imagination and take shape as hand-stitched dolls with expressive faces and bodies adorned in vintage buttons.
The Island Jazz Project is the headliner at The Tremont House Jazz Series, which runs every Thursday through Dec. 19 in the Toujouse Bar.
The Tremont House is expanding its martini menu and offering new bar bites to tie in with its Fall Jazz Series.
Sara Cahill may spend her days in workout clothes as a personal trainer, but she enjoys dressing up, too.
Holistic hints for a healthier lifestyle.
For 33 years, Leslye and Mike Mize have been creating an eco-friendly horticultural oasis on their 5-acre property in League City.
Nutrition can be very complex at times and much more than just eating this and not eating that, although that’s a good start.
Sheldon Lake is a reminder of the original ecosystem Houston was built upon — brackish water, swamps and wetlands, now all segmented by urban development.
Chefs and foodies from around the county share their favorite traditions, recipes and tips on holiday survival.
Creating a personal seaside feel is a cinch this Thanksgiving with do-it-yourself décor.
Elevate your Thanksgiving pie with a classic lattice crust, which never fails to impress guests.
Sam Collins III bought the Stringfellow Orchards property in 2005 and is working to restore the house, which is on the National Register of Historic Places.
After Hurricane Ike, Roger and Dee Zimmerman, longtime gardeners who have a deep appreciation of nature, took adversity and turned it into art.
In June, Jack Morris and son Charles opened Third Coast Gallery with the objective of introducing new artists to the island and vice-versa.
Mary Lou Jackson, owner of Four Seasons Boutique & Shoe Parlour in Dickinson, has three neatly organized closets at home that she changes out according to season.
Lana Lander, 46, has a sleek physique, owns a bustling bed-and-breakfast on the island, and leads an active, happy life that’s clearly on the upswing. But it wasn’t always so.
CrossFit Galveston is one of two CrossFit gyms to open on the island in the past year. Their arrival signals the island’s inclusion into the undeniable CrossFit craze.
Holistic hints for a healthier lifestyle.
Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge is a great place to observe the rich and fragile habitat along the Gulf Coast.
With tricked-out table settings and tantalizing treats, a glamorous bash is just the ticket for adults looking to let out their inner witch or werewolf.
Give your pumpkin carving a coastal twist this season.
Find your spookiest attire. Organizers are preparing for the fourth annual Witches’ Ball.
Whether you’re looking for a bustling, bright patio or a quiet, dark place to enjoy a brew or adult beverage, the island has you covered.
As Realtor and manager of Better Homes and Gardens Gary Greene Real Estate in Galveston, Nichi Dunphy begins her day early and prefers wearing dresses.
If you’ve been around a gym or know people who work out, then you’ve probably heard the acronym HIIT, which stands for High Intensity Interval Training. Various programs, including CrossFit, offer this type of training, which implements functional movements at a high intensity.
Kristy Walker, of Dickinson, has created more than 300 lifelike dolls and has an international client base, as well as 19,000 followers on Facebook.