Galveston gardeners share a distinct fondness for hibiscus, as evidenced by the proliferation of these plants in landscapes and gardens all over the isle.
Galveston is lucky to have wonderful libraries and bookstores, but when the recent temporary closings due to the Covid pandemic took place, the community discovered the option of "Little Free Libraries" across the island.
At the forefront of modern winemaking, Spain was early in delineating wine regions based on geography and was already establishing and naming regions of quality in 1926.
Beaches aren't all Galveston has to offer. Local theater productions, contemporary art exhibits and other family events that always inspires.
Enjoy inspirational interiors, decorating and gardens from those that help shape Galveston Island style.
Where to find lunch, brunch, dinner covering casual to fine dining. These places are not afraid to try new things. Hope you're hungry.
Freedom Boat Club – the world’s largest members-only boat club – recently opened their new Galveston Island location. Freedom Boat Club of Galveston is located at Pelican Rest Marina on Offatts Bayou.
Fullen Jewelry is proud to announce that their newest custom-designed "Long Live Galveston" bracelet has arrived and now available. Designed specifically for Galveston, the bracelet is a statment piece and whether you are a BOI, an IBC and even a visitor to the Island it shows that you have pride in the community where you feel most connected.
The bracelet is sterling silver with 14kt yellow gold accents and styled as a hook bracelet with different sizes available. It is the latest in Fullen's collection of custom-designed bracekets that include "The Original Galveston" bracelet, "The Spirit of Galveston" bracelet and the "Republic of Galveston" bracelet.
Fullen Jewelry is located downtown at 2215 Postoffice Street. For more information or to make a private appointment call 409.763.0555. The store is allowing customers and visitors into the showroom but please call for hours and days open.
In response to the ongoing fight against Covid-19, the City
of Galveston is now requiring all customers of public-serving
Galveston businesses to wear masks. This order is in effect thru
September 30, 2020.
The order requires commercial entities that provide goods or
services directly to the public to establish a health and safety
policy requiring face coverings for customers aged ten or older.
The face coverings should fully cover your nose and mouth. The
order does not apply to nonprofits and other noncommercial
operations that serve the public.
The portion of Galveston’s Strand Street between 20th and 25th Streets is called simply, “The Strand.”
presents a multi-part series on the history of the Galveston Fire Department.
Built after the Storm of 1900 to protect Galveston from future storms.
Histories of the incredibly rich past of the architecture in Galveston.