My childhood memories are inseparable from the Gulf of Mexico. I spent many a summer day wade fishing with my father in Matagorda Bay. A visit to my grandmother’s house meant days on Corpus Christi beaches and nights happily nursing sunburns. [Read more…]
We asked on Facebook: What one thing do you have to have when you’re at the beach?
The toughest thing about launching Coast Monthly’s first Bachelor Issue was trying to narrow down the list of men after receiving many strong nominations. It turns out, good men aren’t so hard to find, at least not on the upper Texas Coast. After some very tough decisions, we finally culled the list down to 13 eligible bachelors who you’ll meet in these pages. [Read more…]
We asked on Facebook: What’s your favorite beach tune?
We asked on Facebook: What are the best boat names you’ve ever heard?
Winters on the upper Texas Coast are mild. On many winter days, you can find people walking the beaches in shorts. [Read more…]
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…]