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but those can be replaced,” Emma says.
Blu was cleaned up and back in business
within three days, and is slowly decking
its halls for the upcoming holiday months.
Specifically for the fall season, Blu is
featuring a fun-filled lineup of Halloween
novelties and accessories, including
edible candy corn shot glasses and an
assortment of sterling silver Halloween
jewelry that is both festive and chic. Blu
is even starting to get ready for Christmas
with the first signs of a seasonal collection
that is certain to be expanded in the
coming months.
Dorothy Mays
2111 Strand | 409.762.0224
Open seven days a week 10am-6pm;
Saturday until 8pm
Dorothy Mays is one of several
successful endeavors of Rick and Dorothy
Alspaugh, who originally opened a
hardware store in Kingwood in 1986
within which they opened a side business
called Sterling Events. Soon after they
did the same in the Woodlands, and now
at last are living their dream as business
owners and residents of Galveston.
Dorothy Mays on the Strand features
forty different brands at all price points
to fit all budgets, ages, and tastes.
From handbags, to clothing, to jewelry,
accessories, and trinkets, the selection
features a host of sought-after name
brands including Lamp Berger, Pandora,
Vera Bradley, Brighton, and Kendra Scott.
Stop in soon to see the newly released
patterns and earthen hues of Vera
Bradley’s fall line, as well as the Pandora
2017 Autumn Collection with fresh
new designs that maintain the brand’s
signature style and elegance.
Downtown Blooms
1127 Postoffice Street | 409.974.4294
Tuesday-Friday 9:30am-5:30pm; Saturday &
Monday 9:30am-1:30pm; closed Sunday
Galveston’s favorite full-service florist
had humble beginnings as a passion
project that Lee Sontag started from
home. Nine years later it has grown to
provide daily delivery to all of Galveston
County, as well as hospital delivery and
large-scale arrangements for weddings,
funerals, and special events.
What sets Downtown Blooms apart is
its overall commitment to excellence,
using only the freshest and highest
quality flowers while the professional and
friendly staff provides impeccable service
and timely deliveries.
Visit to
view the latest seasonal arrangements or
to place an online order.
Flea by the Sea
2501 Market Street | 409.762.0322
Sunday 12pm-4pm; Monday, Thursday-Saturday
10am-5:30pm; closed Tuesday & Wednesday
This bright and airy cornucopia of
vintage delights is completely reopen
despite taking on a notable amount of
water during Harvey. The store flooded
to a depth of fourteen inches, and the
damage was exacerbated by a collapsed
door panel on the north-facing wall that
allowed rainwater in as well. But despite a
rather significant loss of inventory, a lot of
help from employees and friends quickly
brought this charming little spot on the
corner back to life and now it appears
none the worse for wear.
Teeming with unique and one-of-a-
kind items, Flea by the Sea has been
Bayside Chic;
Blu Boutique;
Flea by the Sea;
Downtown Blooms;
Dorothy Mays
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