Galveston Daily News Feedback, Plus Tom Visits Scottsdale

Response to Galveston Daily News Articles As part of his leadership role with the Galveston Association of Realtors, Tom writes a weekly article for The Daily News in Galveston. Recently, he received responses from local Galvestonians regarding the weekly column.  We’ve added them to the Happy Customers page but thought they might serve well on their own […]

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Artists and Pet Communities Meet Home & Garden Show

Few of us are only involved in one activity in our community, and when groups work together using their talents, wonderful things happen. For example, the Galveston Art League put out a call for artists to create garden art posts that will be a primary fundraising feature of the silent auction for the upcoming Galveston […]

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A Thriving Art Scene in our Galveston Island Community

The philosophy of the National Endowment for the Arts is, “A great nation deserves great art.” The Galveston Arts Center and the Galveston Art League work to bring that philosophy to our community. Every sixth Saturday night in Galveston you will see people of all ages roaming the downtown area from art gallery to art […]

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Galveston Farmers Market Helps Keep Isle Fresh

Did you know we have our own farmers market? One of the things I love about Galveston is that people don’t complain about things. They change things. Galveston’s Own Farmers Market is just one example where a group of Galveston people, led by Cate Black, have made something happen because they wanted to bring something […]

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History: The Treasure of Galveston Island

On the east side of Galveston there are three residential historic neighborhoods: The East End Historic District, Silk Stocking, and Lost Bayou and one commercial/residential district Strand and Mechanic. When walking around these neighborhoods or driving along Broadway, historic architecture is everywhere. Even more so since Ike, as homes are more visible ater the unfortunate […]

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What’s Up In Downtown Galveston?

Whether one lives here on weekends or full time, more and more people are choosing to live in Downtown Galveston.   They are attracted by the great restaurants, bars, boutiques and other entertainment options which are a step above most cities of our size. In terms of dining, our choices are varied with many diferent […]

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Texas A&M at Galveston: A Great Neighbor to Galveston Residents

Texas A&M at Galveston: A Great Neighbor to Galveston Home Owners Living in a city the size of Galveston, we are fortunate to have three different upper level educational institutions, one of them being Texas A&M University at Galveston (TAMUG). I bet you didn’t know that percentage wise we have the same amount of college […]

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Community Matters When Buying Your Home

From my most recent column in the Galveston Daily News: I read an article last year on advice for home buyers on what to look for when buying a house. It had an interesting twist. Instead of the physical aspects of a home and its attributes, which while of course important, it spoke about the community […]

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Galveston Island Celebrates Annual Galveston Restaurant Week

It’s my favorite time of the year in Galveston: Restaurant Week! The annual event showcases the freshest ingredients, most flavorful dishes and tastiest culinary gems that Galveston has to ofer, and it is a benefit for the Galveston County Food Bank. The event runs through January 24. For a city of about 48,000 people, having […]

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