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September 30, 2014


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Galveston Island Shrimp Festival is this weekend

GALVESTON — Let other towns have their oatmeal festival, their watermelon thump and their (sorry, Clute) mosquito festival.

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Wednesday 09/17/2014
Annual PAWS gala to benefit Galveston Island Humane Society
Posted: September 17, 2014

GALVESTON — Animal lovers, party hounds and cool cats will be spiking a Saturday Night Fever on Sept. 27 when the Galveston Island Humane Society holds the annual PAWS Gala at the Galveston Island Convention Center at The San Luis Resort.

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Urs to step down as Moody Gardens’ executive chef
Posted: September 17, 2014

GALVESTON — The end of a local culinary era is near. One of Galveston’s award-winning chefs, Urs Schmid, has announced his retirement, and will be leaving his position as executive chef at Moody Gardens after 16 years overseeing the fine-dining and banquet operations there.

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Wednesday 09/10/2014
Small-batch distilleries spotlight local ingredients
Posted: September 10, 2014

Texas has always been known for its strong spirit, and now, thanks to new distilleries cropping up across the state, it’s becoming well-known for spirits like bourbon, rum and gin.

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Wednesday 09/03/2014
Smash cakes find their way to family birthday parties for 1-year-olds
Posted: September 03, 2014

Family birthdays are my favorite celebrations. They’re special enough to justify going a little bit overboard, but since it’s family, there’s no pressure to orchestrate perfection.

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Wednesday 08/27/2014
Food pairings, beer tasting, pub crawl all part of 5th annual beer festival
Posted: August 27, 2014

GALVESTON — If this weren’t already the Year of the Beer in Galveston, thanks to the new Galveston Island Brewing Co., the recently opened Stuttgarden Tavern beer garden and the always-hopping Beerfoot Brewery brew pub, the Brewmasters Craft Beer Festival would seal the deal.

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Wednesday 08/20/2014
Movie reveals mouthwatering images of French and Indian food
Posted: August 20, 2014

Many of the moviegoers who have flocked to see “The Hundred-Foot Journey” have left the theater hungry, their appetites whetted by scenes of food being prepared and presented at two very different establishments, one a very formal French restaurant and the other an exuberant Indian one.

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Wednesday 08/13/2014
Send children to school with healthier lunch options
Posted: August 13, 2014

Shopping for school supplies is a time-honored ritual with students and parents on the hunt for the perfect notebooks and markers.

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Wednesday 08/06/2014
Forage for seedy, tart, tough-skinned mustang grapes
Updated: August 07, 2014 - 8:09 pm

Even in the manicured suburbs of the Gulf Coast, it’s not uncommon to find wild grapevines that are identical to the ones that grew when the native Karankawas were the only inhabitants of the area.

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