Tour Time

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Oct. 6–8

Two weird tours, two musical diversions, one (of many) art fairs.

10/05/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Sweet Strand

Sugar Rush: Dark Chocolate Raspberry Pie at Old Moon Deli & Pie

A quirky hidden treasure awaits in Galveston.

08/09/2017 By Alice Levitt

Ice House

5 Stand-Up Paddling Spots to Try This Summer

These waterways will show you what's SUP, no matter your paddle-boarding speed.

07/18/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Drink Eat Up

You Can Eat Your Cocktail at This Galveston Bar

It may look like noodles, but Daiquiri Time Out's Thai Bowl is chilled and boozy rather than spicy and savory.

07/18/2017 By Alice Levitt

Editor's Note

When the Great Hurricane Came

When a storm story reaches the great-grandchildren, you know it was bad.

07/18/2017 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

If You Want to Gamble in Texas, This Casino Boat is Your Best Bet

The Jacks or Better takes daily trips out of Galveston and into federal waters, where gambling is legal.

06/22/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Texas Beaches

The Local's Guide to Galveston Island

Where to find the least-touristy beaches, cheapest beachfront views, and the Gulf Coast-iest gumbo.

06/14/2017 By Peter Holley

Summer Survival Guide

50 Ways to Stay Calm, Cool and Collected This Summer

How to survive Houston's stickiest season.

05/25/2017 By Houstonia Staff

Ice House

At Darlene's Shrimp Shack, Fried Shrimp Doesn't Get Any Fresher—No, Really

This food truck takes being a farm water-to-table restaurant quite literally.

05/25/2017 By Robb Walsh

Ice House

How to Crush the Competition in a Sandcastle Contest

Winning big in Galveston's annual competition means going against the grain.

05/25/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Television

The Property Brothers Are Taking on Galveston—and Each Other

The fifth season of HGTV's Brother Vs. Brother heads to the Gulf Coast.

05/11/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Island Life

Warm Weather-Loving Penguins Are Headed to Moody Gardens

A renovated Aquarium Pyramid is unveiling a new Humboldt penguin exhibit this summer.

04/28/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ahoy!

Top 5 Reasons to Set Sail This Season

Enjoying the Gulf has never been easier—or breezier!

01/11/2017 By Emily Juhasz

Get Out

Beachcombing and Birdwatching: This Weekend at Houston's Closest State Parks

Brazos Bend and Galveston Island are offering two very different ways to reacquaint yourself with nature in the new year.

01/04/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Dec 2–4

What to Do This Weekend

Forget Santa—Dolly Parton is coming to town! Plus: Dickens on The Strand makes merry in Galveston and Houston Grand Opera hosts the world premiere of a reimagined It's a Wonderful Life.

12/01/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Hidden Houston

Island Time: The Ideal Galveston Itinerary

Everyone has their secret island haunts; we’re sharing ours.

10/24/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Essay

In Miami, Missing Houston

Don't take your hometown—or its Mexican food—for granted.

09/15/2016 By Glissette Santana

Art News

Galveston Arts Center Announces New Curator

Welcome, Dennis Nance!

09/06/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis