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See What's Brewing on the Island
Posted In: Commercial | Galveston News Posted by Hudson Holmes on 10/03/2012

For those of you who love craft beer, Galveston's latest addition will quench your thirst. The Beerfoot Beach Bar has just opened on the Seawall next to Ohana Surf & Skate. The bar will feature over 100 craft and mainstream beers, plus a full selection of liquors and fine wines.

Other unique features of the bar include a beer enthusiast rewards club appropriately called Beer Nuts where members are rewarded with many perks, including t-shirts and vacations. In addition, both professional and home brewers alike will have the opportunity to be featured as the Brewer of the Month.

Beerfoot Beach Bar is located at 2816 Ave R 1/2 behind Float Pool Bar. Call 409-762-BEER or visit beerfootisland.com.

Tagged With: Galveston | Galveston News | The Beerfoot Beach Bar

New Post Office St Restaurant Delivers
Posted In: Galveston News Posted by Hudson Holmes on 09/17/2012

Farley Girls Cafe in Galveston, Texas
Post Office Street is the home to many great restaurants and the Farley Girls Cafe is the latest in East End dining choices.

Offering “a little bit of everything", sisters Rosmond Thormahlen and Ryanne Duzich are getting rave reviews. The sisters grew up in the industry and became well versed in restaurant concepts and management. Their parents created Island favorites, Fish Tales and Fisherman’s Wharf, which were later sold.

The "Mile High Meatloaf", "Shrimp Burger", pulled pork and bread pudding are some of the more popular menu items. The cafe also offers pizzas, panini sandwiches and salads, among other fare.

Farley Girls Cafe hours are 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and is located within walking distance of the University of Texas Medical Branch at 801 Post Office Street.

Tagged With: Farley Girls Cafe | Galveston | Galveston News

Diamond Beach Still Shines in Galveston
Posted In: Events & Attractions | Galveston News Posted by Hudson Holmes on 09/16/2012

Diamond Beach Resort in Galveston
Diamond Beach, located at the western edge of Galveston Island's famous Seawall, launched a grand re-opening celebration last week and its efforts have been paying off.

International Bancshares Corporation took possession of Diamond Beach in June and at the time, 42 units were still available for sale. To help increase sales, the resort created a new identity by implementing a marketing strategy that focused on the the property's upgrades. Since then, nine units have been sold and interest in the property continues to grow.

If you are interested in learning more about Diamond Beach and the many amenities it has to offer, we would be happy to assist you in your property search. Please call Hudson Holmes at Brockway Realty, LLC at (409) 263-2020.

Tagged With: Diamond Beach Resort | Galveston | Galveston News

Shrimp Festival to Open the Fall Season in Galveston
Posted In: Events & Attractions | Galveston News Posted by Hudson Holmes on 09/13/2012

Some of the best festivals on Galveston Island occur in the fall and the weekend of September 21-23 is no exception.

The first major event of the autumn season is the Galveston Island Shrimp Festival. Presented by Yaga's Entertainment, the Shrimp Gumbo Cook-off is set for Saturday, September 22 in downtown Galveston. The Shrimp Scamper 5K Fun Run takes place on the same day and begins at Float Pool & Patio Bar at 9 a.m. The run is open to skateboards, roller skates, strollers and bikes and features prizes for the wildest costumes. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Cavalla Historical Foundation.

Additional information for both of these events can be found at YagasPresents.com.

Tagged With: Galveston | Galveston Events & Attractions | Galveston News

Chalmers Hardware Offers Embroidery Services
Posted In: Galveston News Posted by Hudson Holmes on 09/11/2012

Chalmers Hardware Storefront
Who would ever think you could visit your local hardware store to have a shirt embroidered? Think again, because Galveston's own Chalmers Hardware & Embroidery offers monogramming services in addition to supplying building materials to Island residents and businesses.

Need hats for the local baseball team? No problem. Chalmers offers embroidery and monogramming services for just about anything you can think of. Custom hats, shirts, and jackets, no job is too big or too small.

In fact, word is getting out about this unique store and their services. Recently, James Brockway of Brockway Realty, LLC, received compliments on his customized shirt while attending the Texas Realtors Conference in San Antonio and was happy to let other attendees in on the secret about Chalmers' professionalism and great service.

So, the next time you need a hammer and a monogrammed shirt, check out Chalmers Hardware & Embroidery in Galveston, on the corner of 20th and Broadway.

Tagged With: Chalmers Hardware | Galveston | Galveston News

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