Hallelujah

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Dec. 21–23

Enjoy the calm before the Christmas storm.

12/20/2018 By Morgan Kinney

The Holidays Are Here!

Scenes from This Weekend's Dickens on the Strand

The Victorian era, sprung to life in Galveston.

12/03/2018 By Catherine Matusow

Houston's Darkest Hours

It Comes to a Head: When Robert Durst Washed Up in Galveston

It wasn’t long before the horrors that seemed to follow the wealthy New York real estate heir popped up in Texas—this time, in black garbage bags.

11/26/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas

Here She Comes...

Sharpen Your Fangs for Galveston's First-Ever Vampire Pageant

Inspired by the Miss American Vampire Contest of 1970, this gothic pageant will fundraise for the Resource Crisis Center of Galveston County.

10/11/2018 By Laura Gillespie

Food & Wine Road Trips

The 10 Best Food and Wine Festivals in Texas

Sip and savor your way across the Lone Star State.

09/21/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Historical House TV

Will Restoration Island Be the Next Fixer Upper?

Islanders are keeping an eye on the work Ashley and Michael Cordray are doing.

08/28/2018 By Anna Lassmann

Sandy cheeks

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, August 24–26

Are you ready for some really, really big sandcastles?

08/23/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Best Restaurants 2018

Houston's 50 Best Restaurants in 2018

Where to eat, right now.

08/17/2018 Edited by Gwendolyn Knapp

Best Restaurants 2018

5 Suburban Eateries Worth the Drive

Sometimes a mini road trip is in order—if only for great food.

08/17/2018 By Alice Levitt

Report Card

What Can You Do to Protect the Health of Galveston Bay?

Our local watershed needs your help.

08/15/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Do You Ever Feel Like a Plastic Bag?

All the Houston Independence Day Firework Shows Worth Your Time

All the best places to avert your eyes from the headlines and watch the sky burn.

07/02/2018 By Cicely Rubottom

Historic Homes

This Galveston Estate Was 144 Years in the Making

Restoring this old beauty was a labor of love.

05/29/2018 By Abby Ledoux and Laura Furr Mericas

BBQ SZN

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 25–27

Other than head to the beach, of course.

05/25/2018 By Morgan Kinney

The Good Word

Beer Is Good For You, Says Dr. Anna Lepeley

Lepeley will bring a pro-beer lecture to Devil and the Deep Brewery in Galveston.

05/07/2018 By Jesse Sendejas Jr.

cinco de cuatro

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 4–6

Film festivals, home tours, and nearly vowel-less jambalaya.

05/03/2018 By Morgan Kinney

News

The Texas Oyster Industry Is Now a Shell of Its Former Self

Texas oyster reefs are under threat, and so are local fishermen’s livelihoods and way of life.

04/24/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

ahoy!

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, April 6–8

Movies at the Menil, fancy home tours, big old boats, and more.

04/05/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Wildlife Wednesday

Watch Out: Portugese Man O' War Season Hits Galveston Beach

These venomous beauties are washing up on Texas beaches.

02/28/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Beach Break!

4 Beach Trips Every Houstonian Should Take

The sun and sand are only a short drive from the Bayou City.

02/28/2018 By Houstonia Staff

Beach Break!

The Bright 'Side: A Day at Surfside Beach

A laidback fishing village where anything goes.

02/28/2018 By Catherine Matusow