“Galveston Cares” Weekend to Take Place Sept. 30- Oct. 1 In an effort to support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts on the mainland, the Galveston tourism community will host a free beach…
Several of Galveston’s beach parks and tourist attractions have reopened to the public following Hurricane Harvey’s arrival last weekend. The beaches and the island’s major tourist attractions received minimal damages…
My husband, John, and I don’t usually celebrate Mardi Gras. But this year, we decided to shake loose from the suburbs and head to Galveston for the annual celebration. Over the years, we had heard fantastic things about the Tremont House Mardi Gras Ball, but had always found life’s little excuses (our two kids) presented obstacles to our attending. This year’s ball, however, had a Pearls & Prohibition theme, and nothing was going to keep this Boardwalk-Empire-Downton-Abbey crazed couple from joining the fun.
By Sara G. Stephens, Managing Editor Although perhaps in excess of 12,000, the exact count of people who died in Galveston on September 8, 1900, will never be known. “The…