Several of Galveston’s beach parks and tourist attractions have reopened to the public following Hurricane Harvey’s arrival last weekend. The beaches and the island’s major tourist attractions received minimal damages…
My husband, John, and I don’t usually celebrate Mardi Gras. But this year, we decided to shake loose from the suburbs and head to Galveston for the annual celebration. Over the years, we had heard fantastic things about the Tremont House Mardi Gras Ball, but had always found life’s little excuses (our two kids) presented obstacles to our attending. This year’s ball, however, had a Pearls & Prohibition theme, and nothing was going to keep this Boardwalk-Empire-Downton-Abbey crazed couple from joining the fun.
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By Sara G. Stephens This year, Galveston’s annual festival celebrates Charles Dickens’ 200th birthday with its usual Victorian grace and a few extra surprises. As you chill in the “wintery…