1.What does the government buy?
2.Does the government always award the contract to the low bidder?
3.Does the government pay on time?
4.Do I need to be on a GSA schedule in order to do business with the government?
5.Do I need to be certified in order to bid on government contracts?
When visiting the beach or relaxing at one of Galveston’s renowned resort hotels, the island’s historic past might not be the first thing that comes to mind. But a closer look reveals that while there was a Native American population before Europeans arrived in the early 16th century, it wasn’t until the... (continued)
Galveston Island is a beautiful, historic beach destination known for its great weather all year round. Here’s a list of activities to consider:
• Explore the glass pyramids of family resort Moody Gardens. Here you can tour through a living rainforest replica, one of the largest... (continued)
Soak up the Beach. Put on your bathing suit and get out the sunscreen and head to the Island’s cool beaches – Stewart Beach Park, R.A. Apffel Park (East Beach) and Beach Pocket Park on the West End. All told, Galveston has 32 miles of beaches to sink your toes into. Galveston has the longest... (continued)
Remember when you were a kid being sent to the principal’s office was the worst feeling in the world. Well, cruise ships have a Principal’s Office of sorts in the form of what some travelers call the “naughty room.” When your luggage does not arrive in your cabin it’s most likely waiting for... (continued)
When it comes to good food, Islanders and visitors have no problem finding good seafood spots. After all, this is the Gulf Coast, right?
But a lesser known tidbit about our treasured island is that it’s also is home to some of the best hamburgers in the state. You just have to know where to... (continued)
PHOTOS: Greetings from vintage Galveston
Before the devastating 1900 hurricane Galveston was called the "New York of the South" for its cosmopolitan culture and diversity. People of great wealth lived there. It's said that 70 percent of all U.S. cotton shipped out of the [Port of... (continued)
Hendley Market offers antiques, such as books and medical equipment, but the real draw is the store's large selection of nativities and santons. Shoppers will find over 200 nativities from far away places like Bethlehem and Germany. The santons, or small collectible figurines often associated with religious... (continued)
Galveston Capital Tourism and Marketing Texas - County man sues H-E-B RediClinic for malpractice over alleged fainting incident
Go to the beach
With 32 miles of beaches, Galveston Island is an outstanding family beach destination. Each of Galveston’s seven beach parks has a different personality. Whether you want a festive beach with lots of services and amenities or an uncrowded natural beach, Galveston has... (continued)
- What basic skills do I need to run a business?
- What business should I choose?
- What do I need to start my business?
- How long will it take to start a small business?
- How can I get my business certified as minority or women owned?
- What insurance should I have?
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The History of Galveston, Texas, begins with the archaeological record of Native Americans who used the island. The first European settlements on the island were constructed around 1816. The Port of Galveston was established in 1825 by the Congress of Mexico following its successful revolution from Spain. The city served as the main port... (continued)