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September, 2014  // Posts published in September, 2014

26 Sep Chief's Column, GIBP News | Comments Off on The System

The System

The System

There’s been quite a bit of talk lately about the relationship between the city and the Park Board. When the Park Board was originally formed, it was intended to be a vehicle for tourism management. The beach, being Galveston’s primary attraction and driver of tourism, was a big part of that equation. It’s tough to […]

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19 Sep Chief's Column, GIBP News | Comments Off on Tri Swim Tips

Tri Swim Tips

Tri Swim Tips

This Sunday the 21st is the big triathlon day at Moody Gardens. The Lone Star Spring and the Ironman are great events 5150 kick off early in the morning. There’s info at http://5150.com/race/5150galveston if you want to register or find out the details. Great event if you’re able to go watch. The longer race has […]

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12 Sep Chief's Column, GIBP News | Comments Off on Clear Water

Clear Water

Clear Water

The orange ball of the sun balanced on the horizon line, mirrored in the glassy water. The world was silent, except for the faint sound of the surf ski slicing through the water, and occasional gulls as they flew by. When the water is glass, a surf ski, which is essentially just a skinny fast […]

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05 Sep Chief's Column, GIBP News | Comments Off on End of Summer

End of Summer

End of Summer

“Good Morning. Ma’am, do you mind hopping down out of our lifeguard tower?” “Why?” “The towers are there for the lifeguards and we prefer other people don’t sit in them. “That’s ridiculous.” “There’s a sign right next to where you’re sitting saying ‘no trespassing’, so it would be the same as sitting in someone else’s […]

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