Several years ago, a friend of mine and I woke up well before dawn several days a week to train for a 60-mile charity walk. We headed to the seawall to build up our stamina. Then, the seawall was mostly dark and the only amenities were a few port-a-potties along the route.
Bars closed in Galveston County by pandemic restrictions can reopen, while other businesses can allow more customers in their doors.
Artist Boat is leading Houston-area intermediate students with habitat restoration adventures to Galveston this month. Students will get hands-on learning about the coastal environment by restoring dunes with plant vegetation on the beach along certain areas of the seawall.
For the third year in a row, the Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau will promote the diverse array of museums here. Like everything else happening during COVID-19, this year’s event will look a little different.
I know many of us look forward to bidding 2020 goodbye and focusing on what’s to come in the new year. That’s also true for the Galveston Park Board. While 2020 presented plenty of challenges, our staff and partners laid the groundwork for some substantial projects that will enhance the live…
December sales have been good for many businesses, but shop owners worry about what's to come as state orders bring a tightening of COVID restrictions.
Galveston County and the other counties in Trauma Service Area R could join at least 71 other counties in Texas under more intense COVID restrictions.
Without holiday events and with rising COVID-19 cases blunting business travel, the island's tourism industry faces a season of uncertainty.
A federal order stopping cruises from sailing is set to end on Oct. 31. Workers dealing with joblessness because of the COVID-19-related shutdown say that's when the cancellations should end.
Islanders want them to return, promoters want to give it a try and everyone is waiting on the governor's go-ahead.
Island leaders agree the number of visitors — and the amount of money — that made their way onto the island over the summer weren't as far below normal as they might have been. But many business owners still are facing a fall devoid of the major festivals that help them survive the lean months.
World domination: Friendswood attorney and developer Jerome Karam continues adding to his ever-growing real estate holdings in Texas City, this week finalizing acquisition of the vacant Sears building at 10000 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway in what’s now known as Mainland City Centre.
During the last several years, the park board has developed and implemented measures to curb littering at the beaches. Most recently, it launched a Clean Team initiative.
Arbitrary distinctions separate still-shuttered businesses from those that have been allowed to reopen, according to some business owners.
But some members of the Galveston Industrial Development Corp. board, which has committed money to the bridge, aren't sure that's the best route.