Long before the masked balls, parades, balcony parties and the bead-tossing, islanders get into a Mardi Gras state of mind. [Read more…]
We asked on Facebook: What at your house is a dead giveaway you live on the coast?
A lot of attention is paid to tourists who swarm the beaches, hotels and rental properties during the summer. But in this issue, we tip our hats to a flock of visitors who travel here each winter for extended stays. [Read more…]
We asked on Facebook: What one New Year’s resolution were you most successful at keeping?
We don’t get a lot of snow in these parts. And Santa Claus’ mode of transportation is more likely to be water skis than a sleigh pulled by reindeer. [Read more…]
We asked readers to unwrap memories and tell us about the best Christmas present they’d ever received.
Growing up in Texas, it was always easy to know when hunting season had begun.
When it comes to Thanksgiving, turkey is king. But we asked readers to tell us who they thought were the knights of the holiday round table. Not surprisingly, many served up their sea-centric favorites.
Welcome aboard the new Coast Monthly, a magazine celebrating the sea, salt air and a culture that’s distinctly our own. No other publication so fully covers lifestyles from the beaches of Galveston to the shores of Clear Lake. [Read more…]
It was all hands on deck to create this issue’s cover. And we have many a crew member to thank.
Special thanks goes to photographer and correspondent Robert Mihovil for securing the beautiful boat for this cover. We also warmly thank George Gould for helping Mihovil find the vintage wooden boat; Jack Robinson for allowing us to borrow his beautifully restored, pristine 1946, 20-foot custom Chris-Craft Runabout named Our Pleasure; and Hud Hopkins for piloting the vessel during the shoot in the Galveston Ship Channel. [Read more…]