GALVESTON — Galveston’s Lone Star Flight Museum is now one step closer to leaving the nest.
GALVESTON — Galveston’s Lone Star Flight Museum is now one step closer to leaving the nest.
GALVESTON — Voters will get to hear the City Council and mayoral candidates’ views on public housing, business development, the job performance of the city attorney and what they will look for in a new city manager when The Daily News presents a forum next week.
LEAGUE CITY – Clear Falls scored six runs in the first inning — all with two outs — and four in the second inning on their way to a 13-0 rout against Dickinson on Monday in District 24-5A softball play.
GALVESTON – Galveston College batters racked up 15 hits Monday against South Suburban Community College’s Antonio Majstorev but lost, 4-3.
We humans have the remarkable ability to speak.
Our atmosphere surrounds Earth’s surface. This atmosphere contains the oxygen we breathe, protects us from harmful ultraviolet rays and causes most meteors to burn-up instead of smash into the surface.
NEW YORK (AP) — Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 28 points as the New York Knicks defeated Philadelphia 123-110 on Monday night, sending the 76ers to their 17th straight loss.
DENVER (AP) — Matt Duchene scored 2:33 into overtime, and Semyon Varlamov stopped 33 shots to lift the Colorado Avalanche to a 3-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Monday night.
Walking by a beautiful garden, you admire how lovely it looks. How did it get that way?
Imagine that a patient needs an organ, like an airway to the lungs called a trachea.
Dr. Michael Laposata has been named the new chairman of the department of pathology at UTMB.
TEXAS CITY — There are many schools across America named for Booker T. Washington, a civil rights activist and a teacher from Virginia. Washington also founded the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute in Alabama, which is now known as Tuskegee University.
GALVESTON — Islanders and visitors from around the state and country celebrate the homecoming of more than 200 species of birds that touch down in Galveston during their migration northward during the FeatherFest Birding and Nature Photography Festival.
The Tremont House celebrated its 30th annual Mardi Gras Ball and Parade Viewing Party on March 1 with a Pearls and Prohibition theme.
With the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo being around, I figured it was time to saddle up and see if we could rope a few crime fighting ideas.
Walt was a friend of mine. We were as different as friends can be, and maybe that was part of the attraction.
GALVESTON — Galveston Bookshop will host a book signing event from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 317 23rd St.
Paige and Tilman Fertitta have done it again. No surprise to the Diva.
BAYOU VISTA — Getting to Faith Community, Bayou Vista’s only church, can require either daring driving or careful-direction following. And for at least one person, getting there took much of a lifetime.
As part of Lent, which began last Wednesday, Dickinson’s Shrine of the True Cross invites the penitent to walk the Stations of the Cross every Friday between now and Easter (except Good Friday, April 18) at 300 FM 517 E.
Area events for March 8, 2014
GALVESTON — Drelindo Productions, a year-old Galveston production company, is ready to let the island know it is going to play a part in the local music scene by throwing a big party Saturday.
GALVESTON — The founder of the Texas Master Gardeners program, The Bulb Hunter and The Garden Hen are what’s new at the 26th annual Galveston Home & Garden Show, which is set for Saturday and Sunday at the Galveston Island Convention Center, 5600 Seawall Blvd.
Wes Anderson is an auteur in every meaning of the word, as he has carved out a specific niche for his own distinctive creativity.
GALVESTON — The “Great American Trailer Park Musical” will debut at 8 p.m. March 14 at the Island East-End Theatre Co., 2317 Mechanic St.
GALVESTON — Montana Repertory Theatre will bring its production of the Helen Keller story in “The Miracle Worker” to The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice St., at 8 p.m. Saturday.
If you missed the February performance of the Galveston Symphony Orchestra that featured Mozart and Berlioz, then make sure you don’t miss their next concert of the season at 4 p.m. Sunday at The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice St., in Galveston.
We all have seen the advertisements featuring the ultracool “Most Interesting Man in the World” as he travels the globe in search of adventure.
Birds fill every conceivable niche of our island home — beaches, marshes, boat docks, streets, yards and sky.
Be sure to pencil in a notation on your weekend things-to-do list to attend the 26th annual Galveston Home and Garden Show.
Sept. 8, 1953, was the anniversary of the 1900 Storm, and the day that 60 precocious children stormed the kindergarten at Sacred Heart Elementary School on Galveston Island.
Melvyn Schreiber reviews “No Easy Day,” by Mark Owen.
JoAn Watson Martin reviews “Amelia’s Science Fair Disaster,” by Marissa Moss.
Stress is the uncomfortable feeling you get when you are worried, scared, angry, frustrated or overwhelmed.
A new Michelle Obama gown recently joining the Smithsonian First Ladies exhibit seems well suited to match with Women’s History month this month. Saturday is International Women’s Day.
Health Inspections published in The Daily News:
The competition will be heated — more likely, preheated to 350 degrees — and the victory will be sweet at the Texas Cake Showdown.
Have you driven past the magnificent Italian Renaissance revival style home that faces Clear Lake at the corner of NASA Parkway and Space Center — the large beige stucco home with the red roof and awnings — and wondered what it looks like inside?
Ten years after bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), commonly called mad cow disease, was diagnosed in cattle in Britain, the British government admitted it could be transferred to humans in a new form called variant Creutzfeldt Jakob disease (vCJD).
The warm, sunny, orange hue of turmeric is a common feature of Indian food, though it is underused as a culinary spice in the U.S.
Just as I started writing this column on stress relief, I had an unexpected stressful event.
UTMB will host the primary election today.
I got my first flu shot a few years ago. I felt sick right after it but that has never happened again.
Film critic Dustin Chase has his Oscar predictions.
The 2014 Treasure Ball honored Robert L. Moody Sr. and the Moody Foundation.
Ever find something that you really wanted but it was just out of your price range or budget?
Margaret Barno reviews “The Ice Merchant,” by Paul Boor.
Mark Lardas reviews “In the Governor’s Shadow: The True Story of Ma and Pa Ferguson,” by Carol O’Keefe Wilson.
GALVESTON — During March, Rosenberg Library will display an eclectic assortment of Victorian-era cutlery, including antique spoons, forks and knives made of high-quality silver.
Kristy DeShawn Allen and Shasta Bernard Moore, Jr. were united in marriage at 3 p.m. on December 7, 2013 at Greater Barbour’s Chapel Church in Texas City.
Without reasonably well-developed habits we would be left to figure out anew our responses to life’s challenges.
One of the few types of music that isn’t commonly heard in church services here is country and western.
Aldersgate United Methodist Church was recognized for its implementation and ongoing community service project “RJW Backpack Buddies.”
The Revs. Susan Kennard and Jeremiah Griffin of Galveston’s Trinity Episcopal Church will offer a unique service they call Ashes-to-Go from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at 21st Street and Seawall Boulevard.
There’s a friskiness about Clear Creek Community Theatre’s production of “Run For Your Wife” that turns the old workhorse into a more coltish comedy.
2014 is shaping up to be a very Biblical year. “Son of God” is the first of four high-profile feature films coming to cinemas.
If you watch the popular TV show “America’s Got Talent,” then you need to make sure you go and check out what some of the students over at Ball High School have to offer.
When school is in session, the demand for guided tours at Galveston Island State Park eases off, so to keep up with my octogenarian exercise routine, I regularly kayak alone along the bay shoreline of the park.
Q: I am new to this area and plan to start a garden. The soil is a heavy clay. What would you consider to be the most important step in improving this stuff?
Sparky’s Jazz Express, in a performance on Saturday for the Galveston Reads 2014 selection “The Warmth of Other Suns,” by Isabel Wilkerson, will perform and talk about some of the various musicians who have migrated to the northern cities.
Spring is just around the corner, but the short, chilly days of winter have left only the “bones” of many of our trees showing.
GALVESTON — The Galveston Art Center is a displaying works by Stephan Hillerbrand and Mary Magsamen, a husband and wife visual artist team based in Houston.
GALVESTON — Custom-built chicken coops and rare bulbs are new at the 26th annual Galveston Home & Garden Show, which will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 8 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 9 at the Galveston Island Convention Center, 5600 Seawall Blvd.
Recently, more than 2,000 infants and children were hospitalized as the result of being shaken by their caregivers.
Melvyn Schreiber reviews “Sweet Tooth,” by Ian McEwan.
Culinary expert Lucia Ferrara Bettler teaches an array of cooking classes based on holidays and cultural milestones, but one of her favorite presentations is on the food traditions of Mardi Gras.
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