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Day Trips: Tree Sculpture Tour, Galveston
Galveston Tree Sculpture Tour turns lemons into lemonade
"...The Tree Sculpture Tour in Galveston is the lemonade from the lemons left on the..."

Aug. 3, 2018 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Pleased by Galveston Coverage
"...pleasantly surprised to see such a wonderful article about Galveston Island as part of your Summer Fun issue ["Love..."

May 20, 2004 Postmarks

Day Trips: The Elissa, Galveston
Tall ship returns as sailing school and museum
"...The Elissa was no stranger to Galveston when she was towed to the Texas harbor to..."

April 19, 2019 Column by Gerald McLeod

Day Trips: Bryan Museum, Galveston
The story of Texas through rare artifacts
"...The Bryan Museum in Galveston captures the essence of Texas and the American West..."

Jan. 4, 2019 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips: Stella Mare RV Resort, Galveston
Pair of beach houses offer an island retreat
"...Stella Mare RV Resort in Galveston goes beyond just supplying parking spots for homes on..."

Oct. 12, 2018 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

SXSW Film Review: Galveston
Coastal revenge thriller sparkles with humor and humanity
"...Inglourious Basterds, Laurent made her English directorial debut with Galveston based on the novel by Nic Pizzolatto of the..."

March 12, 2018 SXSW Post by Mae Hamilton

Day Trips: The Face, Galveston
Spooky image on UTMB wall gazes over the Galveston waterfront
"...Medical Branch building casts a spooky gaze over the Galveston waterfront. At first you're not sure if it's really..."

Oct. 30, 2015 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Gay Galveston Celebrates Tonight
Tonight, the Krewe of Banner rules out over the waves
"...Tonight, Friday, Jan. 25, is gay Galveston's big night out as the Krewe of Banner kicks..."

Jan. 25, 2008 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

Day Trips: Elissa, Galveston
A proud ship and a unique classroom
"...is no ordinary girl sitting at her berth in Galveston. Though her 100-foot-tall wooden masts are dwarfed by the..."

Feb. 20, 2015 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips: Galveston's Lafitte Steps
A notorious pirate leaves his mark
"...Lafitte's steps climb into Galveston's blue sky, and lead to one of the island..."

Nov. 14, 2014 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Galveston Hit Again
UT Board of Regents announces 3,800 lay-offs at UTMB
"...the long-awaited hammer blow to UT Medical Branch at Galveston. The medical school, which is the biggest health care..."

Nov. 13, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Sunday in Pictures: Galveston
Kate and Chronicle contributor Dacia join Mobile Loaves & Fishes on another relief trip to the Texas Coast. Here are pictures from day 2.
"...Webb's classic love song (a hit for Glen Campbell), Galveston is not immortal. She is, however, resilient as all..."

Sept. 24, 2008 Emergency Post by Kate X Messer

Day Trips: Ice Land, Moody Gardens, Galveston
Ice sculpture is the coolest show on the island
"...Moody Gardens, on the tropical island of Galveston, hosts the region's chilliest holiday reception...."

Nov. 23, 2018 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Galveston Trying to Close Beaches
"...state that are not aware that the city of Galveston is trying to close access to some of the..."

Aug. 18, 2003 Postmarks

Q&A: Austin’s Coastal Neighbors
How Galveston looks to its past to prepare for its future – and what that means for Austin
"...Austin has an established agreement with the city of Galveston to receive evacuees by bus during times of crisis,..."

Sept. 11, 2009 News Feature by Kate X Messer

Ike's Lessons
Galveston's land-use decisions exposed by storm's wrath
"...public beaches, and a treasure trove of Victorian architecture, Galveston has one irremediable flaw: 169 years ago, it was..."

Dec. 26, 2008 News Feature by Tom Curtis

Summer Fun
Oh, Galveston
"...of the Dog & Duck or Draught House of Galveston. High praise, really as Molly's embodies the same casual,..."

May 14, 2004 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

A Year Later
Galveston marks Ike anniversary with celebrations of recovery and rebirth
"...hurricane in U.S. history hit the eastern part of Galveston Island. Despite causing overwhelming damage – virtually clear-cutting the..."

Sept. 11, 2009 News Feature by Kate X Messer

Summer Fun
Galveston's past, present, and future come together at the Balinese Room, a resurrected old casino finding new life as a live venue on the Gulf
"...preserved South Seas ballroom are all original, circa 1940s Galveston. Bright green swinging doors with 12 portholes create sleek..."

May 14, 2004 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

Eastbound & Down: Mardi Party Links, Pt. 2
A li'l lagniappe for your last-minute Mardi Gras trip
"...(and less-mainstream) groups, as well as a few other Galveston and Lake Charles go-sees...."

Feb. 16, 2012 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

Summer Fun
How one might get around Galveston should one find oneself there
"...lot to see. And like the rest of Texas, Galveston is very car-based. But there are some alternatives, and..."

May 14, 2004 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

The Mardi Gras Trail
Design your own Mardi Gras adventure with these links.
"...in?), here are some valuable links, categorized by city/areas (Galveston, Louisiana general, New Orleans, then back to Austin), to..."

Jan. 25, 2008 Design Post by Kate X Messer

Tweet This Mess Around: Fred Schneider Tells It Like It T-I-Is! Part 1
What's that on your head? An interview with the B-52's lead man?
"...brink of a special B's show next week in Galveston, Texas (to where we are headed, hell yeah) and..."

Nov. 5, 2010 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

Ike and the 81st Lege
How did Galveston fare at the Capitol?
"...lawmakers passed a series of bills intended to rebuild Galveston and prepare for the next hurricane:..."

Sept. 11, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Summer Fun
The recent renovation of Galveston's Hotel Galvez brings the old girl back to her beginnings, as the island's crown jewel
"...is positively timeless. Hotel Galvez, 2024 Seawall Blvd., 409/765-7721. www.galveston.com/accom/galvez.html ...."

May 14, 2004 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

Gouged?
Anyone else hearing rumors of price gouging? Email us!!!
"...of outrageous prices reminiscent of the Rita evac, the Galveston County Office of Emergency Management kindly remind us that:..."

Sept. 12, 2008 Emergency Post by Kate X Messer

Never Goin' Back
Augustine Frizell ingeniously revamps the stoner buddy comedy
"...money to get away for a beach vacation in Galveston while also covering their upcoming rent. Their odyssey includes..."

Aug. 10, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Shallows
Blake Lively is trapped by a shark on her own bikini island
"...mother from cancer. An avid surfer (she hails from Galveston), Nancy bails on school to travel to Mexico, searching..."

July 1, 2016 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Belated Moody New Year… from Ice Land!
Wherein the GP hits Galveston, freezes tuchas, and talks like penguins
"...ambient temperature in Ice Land, which closed Monday at Galveston's Moody Gardens. Gay Placers Kate X and Andy C..."

Jan. 7, 2015 Qmmunity Post by Andy Campbell

Before You Know It
There's an aging LGBT community that is only getting bigger and older, and this documentary investigates that process – in ways both specific and universal.
"...Then there’s Robert (the Mouth), the colorful and funny Galveston bar owner blessed with an irresistible joie de vivre...."

June 20, 2014 Movie Review by Steve Davis

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