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Isle shrimpers fight to keep Gulf Coast tradition alive

Isle shrimpers fight to keep Gulf Coast tradition alive

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Shrimp is the favorite seafood among U.S. consumers, many of whom know little about how the tasty crustaceans landed on their plates.

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Dancing with the Stars

Dancing with the Stars

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Sharon Jones and husband Roy attend the “Dancing with the Stars” event Aug. 7 at the Showboat Pavilion in Texas City.

Dancing with the Stars

Dancing with the Stars

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Merlin Francis, from left, May Francis, Nicole Bellow and Ted Bellow enjoy cocktail hour Aug. 7 at the Texas City Museum before attending the …

A hard day's work

A hard day's work

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A piece of pipe helps spool the cable and rope onto the wench on the shrimp boat Rock Bottom.

A hard day's work

A hard day's work

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Johnny Marullo scoops shrimp into his live bait well while shrimping in the Galveston Ship Channel near Pelican Island.

A hard day's work

A hard day's work

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Johnny Marullo prepares to empty his net into his live bait well while shrimping near Pelican Island as a dolphin follows close behind his boa…

Isle shrimpers fight to keep Gulf Coast tradition alive

Isle shrimpers fight to keep Gulf Coast tradition alive

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Shrimp is the favorite seafood among U.S. consumers, many of whom know little about how the tasty crustaceans landed on their plates.

A hard day's work

A hard day's work

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The aluminum doors, shrimp net and live bait well on the shrimp boat Rock Bottom.

A hard day's work

A hard day's work

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Seagulls land on the steel cables of the shrimp boat Rock Bottom.

A hard day's work

A hard day's work

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A basket of shrimp and one small fish caught by Johnny Marullo.

A hard day's work

A hard day's work

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Johnny Marullo adjusts the rope from the stern of his boat while shrimping near Pelican Island.  

A hard day's work

A hard day's work

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Johnny Marullo culls his catch aboard the shrimp boat Rock Bottom as seagulls and brown pelicans swoop in for a snack.

Soul is their goal

Soul is their goal

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For dessert, Mama Frances Soul Kitchen in La Marque serves up peach cobbler and banana pudding.

Local kitchens satisfy cravings for Southern comfort food

Local kitchens satisfy cravings for Southern comfort food

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Soul food dishes are passed around the dinner table from one person to another with the innate superpower of bringing families together.

Soul is their goal

Soul is their goal

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Shirley Crowder, who runs Mama Frances Soul Kitchen with her husband, Chris, and restaurant manager Melissa Winston are serving up soul food f…

Soul is their goal

Soul is their goal

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Traditional soul food sides like black-eyed peas, cabbage, macaroni and cheese and cornbread are on the menu at Mama Frances Soul Kitchen in L…

Harbour Playhouse Gala

Harbour Playhouse Gala

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The Bay Harbour Playhouse marked its 23rd year in Dickinson with gala celebration complete with cocktail hour, silent auction, followed by a s…

Harbour Playhouse Gala

Harbour Playhouse Gala

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Savannah Pearl and her father Dr. Fred Pearl attend the Bay Harbour Playhouse’s 23rd anniversary gala Aug. 16 in Dickinson.

Harbour Playhouse Gala

Harbour Playhouse Gala

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Nell and Jerry Giallanza attend the Bay Harbour Playhouse’s 23rd anniversary gala Aug. 16 in Dickinson.

Harbour Playhouse Gala

Harbour Playhouse Gala

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Lore Glasgow and Rachel Harlin attend the Bay Harbour Playhouse’s 23rd anniversary gala Aug. 16 in Dickinson.

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