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Galveston Gourmet Photo Essay

Saltwater Cafe’s decorative lamp, soft sculptures and Silver Spoon Award hanging just below the 6′ Ike water level marker

Galveston, Texas, from breakfast at the Tremont through a late night cocktail at  M & M’s, this city should be on any foodie’s culinary map.

Mosquito Cafe
Ship Channel from Willy G’s
M & M Restaurant & Bar
Tremont House Hotel’s restored 1888 Henry Toujouse rosewood bar from the former First Henry’s Cafe
Tremont House Hotel lounge from the Cafe

Star Drug Store, 1906

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Galveston Rising: A Photo Essay

 

Port of Galveston

Galveston, Texas, once the New York of the Southeast, is struggling to regain its much deserved prominence among America’s ocean side retreats.

 

Galveston: Birthplace of “Juneteenth”
Galveston Beach, (lower right) Jamaica Beach area of Galveston island
Stately Oak trees once shaded all of Galveston but Ike’s tidal surge killed most of the trees. A city art project has turned dozens of trunks into fanciful sculptures. This one (lower right) is in front of the fire station. (upper right) house in the 1930’s Cedar Lawn district

The free ferry service (both car & pedestrian) to Bolivar Peninsula across the Ship Channel and Galveston Bay

 

 

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