Movies

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Movie Review: The Hobbit The Battle Of The Five Armie

Starring Martin Freeman, Ian Mckellen, Orlando Bloom, Richard Armitage, Aiden Turner, Evangeline Lilly, Luke Evans, Cate Blanchett, Lee Pace, Benedict Cumberbatch, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Billy Connolly   Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy finally comes to a dramatic and somewhat spectacular … read more

Festivals

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2015 Mardi Gras at the Beach Offers Beachfront Revelry on the Texas Coast

If you’re looking for a unique Mardi Gras experience in 2015, grab some beads and hit the beach. Mardi Gras! Galveston, the third largest Mardi Gras celebration in the United States, offers the unique chance to experience sand between your … read more

Outdoors

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Galveston State Park December Events

Birding 101 December 19th Join Ranger Lisa, a self-proclaimed bird nerd for some of the basics on Galveston Island birding. We’ll meet at the Nature Center and take an easy stroll with some binoculars and a scope to catch our … read more

To Do

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Island Market Does Christmas December 20th

The Galveston Island Market offers a festive outdoor event where local artisans, handcrafters, and growers can showcase their creations for Galveston residents and visitors. From beautiful quilts to handmade soaps to photography to jewelry – and more! The Island Market provides a … read more

Health

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CrossFit Tidal Wave: Proving That Less is More

By Kimber Fountain, Photos by Christa Schreckengost Although the explosion of CrossFit onto the News Feeds of Facebook users everywhere is a relatively recent phenomenon, the concept began back in the early 2000s as what can easily be classified as an … read more

DVDs

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DVD Review: Into the Storm

Starring Richard Armitage, Sarah Wayne Callies, Matt Walsh, Max Deacon, Nathan Kress ​This might just be the summer’s most guilty pleasure. If you are going to 1-up 1996’s Twister, I guess this is the way to do it. Shot like a … read more