Bird lovers work to provide the perfect housing for persnickety purple martins
Tom Merritt doesn’t know a whole lot about purple martins, but he sure knows how to build splendid houses for them. [Read more…]
Santa Fe family enjoys roping and rodeos together
Friends and family were in on the surprise proposal
Brook Morse and Marshall Paysse III started dating their senior year at O’Connell College Preparatory School in Galveston. [Read more…]
Cookbook showcases coastal cuisine and local landmarks
Suzanne Little loves to cook and she loves Galveston history.
So, the most obvious thing for her to do with those two loves was to combine them into a cookbook. [Read more…]
In Galveston, trikes aren’t just for tykes
Tricycles, those three-wheel precursors to the bicycle, are a common sight around the island. But it’s not tykes on trikes. Adults are tooling all over town in them. [Read more…]
In dressage, horse and rider become one in a ballet
Anyone can put a saddle on a horse and ride. The horse does all of the work — all the rider is required to do is not fall off the animal.
The real skill lies in how you ride the horse. [Read more…]
Island-born cattle rancher continues 100-year family legacy
Imagine a herd of cattle driven along a stretch of sand from around what’s now Jamaica Beach, turning north at 37th Street, to the Port of Galveston, boarding a ship and sailing to ports in Florida or the Caribbean. [Read more…]
People travel from all around to see unusual designs in Santa Fe shop
John Daniels has some bright ideas.
In his Santa Fe shop, he shows the world how he turns these ideas into reality. [Read more…]
Island police officer finds path through photography
By day, Joey Quiroga wears a badge and a gun. When the police officer isn’t keeping Galveston’s streets safe, he’s armed with a camera. [Read more…]