Bowers, who currently works as a real estate agent, placed the city's gay population at 10 percent. A couple of blocks away, the Texas Seaport Museum and the Tall Ship Elissa are also popular attractions, as is The Grand Opera Housewhich has survived a century of storms and been fully restored. All Rights Reserved. Explore the Discovery Pyramid for science-based exhibits and the Aquarium Pyramid to see sharks, penguins, seals and other marine life from around the world. World Class Cultural Arts.
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With its laid-back lifestyle and low cost of living, Galveston promises to become the gay tourist mecca and residential center of the South, said activist-publisher Laura Villagranwho earlier this month opened the city's first gay and lesbian visitor's center. The Hottest Shops for Guys. During the last 10 years, there's been a big increase in gay-owned property. A vehicle isn't always necessary - from here you can cruise the Western Caribbean aboard Royal Caribbean and Carnival Cruise ships.
It does not tear down those cute affordable little post-war cottages and it has spent millions making sure that the conversions of downtown buildings to residential lofts has not taken away from the authenticity of the neighborhood.