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13 Things to Do Along the Texas Coast

13 Things to Do Along the Texas Coast

…the Shore: Padre Island National Seashore’s Big Shell Beach and Little Shell Beach contain common arks, coquina, quahogs, and cockles…

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

…wide, which was tiny compared to the size of the world that opened up beyond the Caribbean Sea to the…

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

…traveler searches the wilderness for her lost one. And though it is a search in vain, through an immeasurable terrain,…

Ridleys Believe it or Not! Sea Turtles in Texas

Ridleys Believe it or Not! Sea Turtles in Texas

bore a living tag—a small piece of undershell implanted in the upper shells of released turtles. Then, in 1996, Shaver…

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

…National Wildlife Refuge. Photo by Michael A. Murphy. The Coast Highway Trip Mileage: 217 Overall vibe: Seafood and seaside breezes…

With a Concha Revival Underway, Here’s Where to Get the Colorful Pastries in Texas

With a Concha Revival Underway, Here’s Where to Get the Colorful Pastries in Texas

…mainstream.” We say it’s about time. Named for the word for “seashell” in Spanish, the origin of the concha is…

Loud and Invasive, the Monk Parakeet Charmed Its Way Into Texas Almost 50 Years Ago

Loud and Invasive, the Monk Parakeet Charmed Its Way Into Texas Almost 50 Years Ago

…neighborhoods of Houston, and they have beach bum cousins living all along the western rim of Galveston Bay, from Seabrook…

Coast Guard Tall Ship ‘Eagle’ Returns to Galveston for the First Time in 50 Years

Coast Guard Tall Ship ‘Eagle’ Returns to Galveston for the First Time in 50 Years

…Eagle, a three-masted, steel-hulled barque that serves both as the U.S. Coast Guard’s flagship and “semester-at-sea” training school. At 295-feet…

Texas’ First Black-Owned Taproom Opens With an Educational Twist

Texas’ First Black-Owned Taproom Opens With an Educational Twist

…late fiancée, Andria Stevens, who passed away in December 2019 of lupus, an incurable autoimmune disease that affects nearly 1.5…

Texas Beaches Are Awash In Baby Dolls, Messages in a Bottle, and Other Oddities

Texas Beaches Are Awash In Baby Dolls, Messages in a Bottle, and Other Oddities

kind. Researchers from the Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve first noticed the creepy toys while searching for endangered sea turtles…

Dive In!

Dive In!

…residents: shellfish, sea urchins, 280 species of fish (including 20 species of sharks and rays), loggerhead and hawksbill sea turtles,…

The Texas Shell Game

The Texas Shell Game

…sorted the “keepers” out of the gray jumble. Then they shoved the empty shells and undersized oysters back overboard and…

Happiness Comes in Waves: South Padre Island

Happiness Comes in Waves: South Padre Island

…husband, George, opened the South Padre Island Research Center and Sea Life Nature Center, across the Queen Isabella Memorial Bridge…

Make Waves This Winter

Make Waves This Winter

…Fewer beach-strollers mean there’s better shelling, green sea turtles put on shows around the jetties, and surfers don wet suits…

Cottages by the Sea

Cottages by the Sea

…mental images of “a cottage by the sea” may vary, but the idea of a bungalow with gumbo simmering in…

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