Native Galvestonian

Very happy to hear Chick-Fil-A is coming to Galveston. Quality food and the customer service is outstanding. This will be a plus for the island. Another smart move by Fertitta. Now let's get a 24 Hour Fitness on the island,along with a Costco at least in the Clear Lake City area. (a Costco…

You and Dolph Tillotson both have a deep understanding of what makes Galveston run (and the things that sometimes make it not run). Thank you for your insightful commentaries over the years. You will be missed. (How about a doing a guest editorial once a week?) [smile]

I've run about two dozen 10Ks and if I make it in under an hour, I'm happy. I'm not a competitive runner.

Anybody but Yarborough. When the county was having trouble making ends meet, he voted himself a $25,000 raise. Anybody but Yarborough.

I take exception to the lead saying that Beeton wants Galveston to become "weird". She was not saying that Galveston should adopt Austin's political persuasion. Instead, she was advocating that Galveston become a clean, safe city with a supportable infrastructure, as well as good…

jnilsson919 commented on Beeton to run for mayor

Thank you, Elizabeth. You will be a terrific mayor.

jnilsson919 commented on Where should isle invest?

The elephant in the room is global warming. The probability of an Ike-like storm surge happening again and again is growing with each passing year. While acknowledging that the Ike Dike is virtually impossible without federal funding, it is the one thing that would stabilize Galveston Isla…

Well said. The city of Galveston takes the attitude of doing the bare minimum to maintain the infrastructure. Until the sewage system breaks, let's not worry about it. Until a car drops off into a sinkhole, let's do nothing to repair the streets. I agree with Steve Greenberg 100 percent. …

Yes !! I'm a BOI currently living in Los Angeles, and the food at In-N-Out is excellent.