Lee Roane has worked on the Galveston.com website since 1994. He is interested in history and birding but will write about anything if he thinks it will help someone enjoy the island.
Want your own private retreat? Want drinks and food delivered to you poolside? I don’t know why you would, but do you want to watch TV by the pool? Rent a private cabana!
Here’s my guide to some of the best seafood dishes served at island restaurants.
Some of Galveston’s best restaurants and bars are located at hotels. These are my favorites.
George explains the impact it had on connecting Galveston to the rest of the nation. Eleanor Barton shows plaques from the 1938 causeway ..
Whether you want luxury or just a clean place to crash after a day on the beach, Galveston has dozens of hotel options. One of the biggest differentiating factors is location.
I meet George Osbourn at Fort San Jacinto for a tour of what is left of a concrete gun battery built to protect the city.
There are three spinach dishes served on the island that would make any mamma proud – spinach manicotti, spinach enchiladas, & spinach pizza.
I like a Bloody Mary with lot’s of spice, something crunchy, something salty, and ice cold. Here’s a couple of my favorites.
I join Kathleen Maca, author of Galveston’s Broadway Cemeteries, on the roof of the Hendley Building where the JOLO Guard stood watch …
I joined Kathleen Maca, author of Galveston’s Broadway Cemeteries, at the grave of a union soldier killed in the Civil War battle known as the Battle of Galveston.
The damage from the Civil War on a downtown building, and Eleanor Barton shows cannon balls on display ..
Once a week, a truck stops in front of my house and empties my container full of beer cans, Diet Coke cans, plastic …
In Texas, Galveston had the first custom house, post office, opera house, and the list goes on and on.
When five woman arrived for the weekend, I had to get creative. Island Pass to the rescue.
Chris Aleman joins Eleanor Barton to talk about a sketch of the harbor and downtown drawn in 1855.
Museum Curator, Eleanor Barton, shows a wooden paver that was used to pave Galveston’s Market Street in the 1800s.