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

Beach Break!

Ferry to Freedom: A Day at Bolivar

Take a 20-minute ride to another planet.

02/28/2018 By Roxanna Asgarian

Beach Break!

Livin' on the Edge: A Day at Galveston's Seawall

Making a day of it on Galveston’s front porch.

02/28/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Beach Break!

The End of the Island: A Day at Galveston's East Beach

The wildness of the natural world, but with all the amenities.

02/28/2018 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen