News Flash

Posted on: March 18, 2019

Blazing Trails at the East End Lagoon

If you haven’t visited the East End Lagoon lately, you may want to reconsider. Recently, walking trails and signs have been added to the nearly 700-acre parcel that will enhance your experience there.

The trails form a half-mile loop through the ...

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

Have Fun In This Tourist Town

It seems like there’s never a dull moment — or weekend — in Galveston. With Mardi Gras in the rearview mirror, spring break is now in full swing.

Spring break is a time of year I’m glad to live in a place where many others choose to vacation. If you’re sta...

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Inside the Park Board
Posted on: March 15, 2019

News from the Boardroom for February's Meeting

Galveston Park Board Update: February 26, 2019

The Galveston Park Board of Trustees held its regular meeting at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26 at Park Board Plaza. Below is an update of news from the boardroom.

Park Board Approves East End Lagoon Business Plan&...

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Inside the Park Board
Posted on: March 5, 2019

Beach Cleaning Contingency Planning

If you’ve lived on the island very long, you’ll remember that summer 2014  brought with it tons and tons of seaweed. Known as the “Summer of  Seaweed,” the Park Board has spent a lot of time &m...
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Inside the Park Board
Posted on: March 1, 2019

February "Island Times | A Park Board Update"

Each month, our incredible team members make significant strides throughout the community to further the mission of the Galveston Park Board. The "Island Times | A Park Board Update" is a monthly publication that highlights those achievements, b...

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View The February 2019 Island Times Report... Inside the Park Board
Posted on: February 25, 2019

Veterans to Receive Free Admission to Seawolf Park in March

Galveston has so many cool things in its backyard that it’s easy to overlook some of them. One special place that deserves some special attention is Seawolf Park located on Pelican Island.

The park is home to the Galveston Naval Museum that overs...

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Inside the Park Board
Posted on: February 18, 2019

Mardi Gras! Galveston Gives Back

More than 350,000 people are expected to visit Galveston during its 108th Mardi Gras celebration taking place Friday through March 5. While much attention is given to the parties, parades, and entertainment, less is given to the many nonprofit organizatio...

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Inside the Park Board
Posted on: February 12, 2019

The CVB – On a Mission!

Inside the Park Board: The CVB – On a Mission!

 

I have always enjoyed my Galveston County Daily News’s colleague Frances Powell referring to Galveston as “The Little Apple.” I’m writing this column today 23 floors above the streets of Manhattan, i...

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Inside the Park Board
Posted on: February 5, 2019

Park Board Working To Combat Abandoned Beach Canopies

An important mission of the Park Board is to be good stewards of our coastal environment. Sometimes, this means our team has to make some decisions that aren’t the most convenient for some.

Case in point is the issue of canopies and other persona...

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Inside the Park Board
Posted on: January 28, 2019

News From The Boardroom for January's Meeting

 

Galveston Park Board Update: January 21, 2019

The Galveston Park Board of Trustees held its regular meeting at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21 at Park Board Plaza. Below is an update of news from the boardroom.

Board Approves For Babe’s Beach Nourishme...

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Inside the Park Board
Posted on: January 22, 2019

International organization recognizes Peter Davis

A new year brings a new award for one of the Park Board’s own. Earlier this month, Galveston Island Beach Patrol Chief Peter Davis was selected to receive the 2019 Paragon Award from the International Swimming Hall of Fame (ISHOF).

The award reco...

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Inside the Park Board
Posted on: January 7, 2019

Readers’ Questions: Stewart Beach Pavilion

STEWART BEACH_A VISIONING PROCESS

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Readers Questions: Stewart Beach Pavilion 

 

Galveston is blessed with many attributes, chief among them is an engaged citizenry. Many islanders and area residents have offered their opinions and ha...

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Additional Info... Inside the Park Board
Posted on: December 9, 2018

Park Board Trustee 101

Park Board Trustee 101

Former Texas State Senator A.R. “Babe” Schwartz, a founder of the Galveston Park Board, said he envisioned the trustees had to be truly be representative of the best our community had to offer. More than 50 years later, the Park Boar...

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News Flash

Posted on: March 11, 2019

Have Fun In This Tourist Town

It seems like there’s never a dull moment — or weekend — in Galveston. With Mardi Gras in the rearview mirror, spring break is now in full swing.

Spring break is a time of year I’m glad to live in a place where many ...

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News from the Boardroom
Posted on: January 28, 2019

News From The Boardroom for January's Meeting

 

Galveston Park Board Update: January 21, 2019

The Galveston Park Board of Trustees held its regular meeting at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21 at Park Board Plaza. Below is an update of news from the boardroom.

Board Approves For Babe’s Beach...

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News from the Boardroom