Just add water: How much water does it take to fill a 12-acre lagoon? A lot — 23 million gallons, to be precise. That’s enough to fill 35 Olympic-size swimming pools.
Reel deal? Warning: This buzz is rated R for rumor. Word has it a developer plans to buy land on the less developed side of Lago Mar for a new Cinemark movie theater in Texas City. But insiders say the real estate deal isn’t done, so it’s premature to roll the previews.
Each year during this time, the park board closes the books on its fiscal year. And, each year during this time, I’m tasked with putting together our organization’s annual report that highlights some of the projects we accomplished during the year.
Home again: An historic island property, which for 20 years operated as a bed and breakfast, has new owners and will soon become a home again.
The Grand 1894 Opera House is celebrating its 125th season this year. The official “Opera House of Texas,” it’s an important Galveston institution that continues to entertain generations of visitors and residents alike.
Galveston is home to many family friendly and educational attractions — and they’re right in our backyard. If you’re a Galveston resident or work on the island and haven’t been to Moody Gardens in a while, you can go Sunday for free. Educators are invited to visit the Galveston Naval Museum …
Room with a view: After two years renovating what would be his most challenging development yet, Jerome Karam has unveiled Events @ The Tasting Room in the original tasting room of the Falstaff Brewery building in Galveston.