Betting, Booze and Brothels

Betting, Booze and Brothels

From Prohibition to the James Commission of 1961, this region was “wide open” for any activity that would make money, regardless of its legal status. Museum of the Gulf Coast will host “Betting, Booze and Brothels,” May 6-Aug. 26. The exhibit is a silly,...
Spring migration to Port Arthur

Spring migration to Port Arthur

Scarlet tanagers appeared as flames on branches in Sabine Woods while cinnamon-toned American avocets bobbed in the surf for snacks at Sea Rim State Park. Spring migration makes Port Arthur a birding hot spot, as those on a FeatherFest field trip to the area recently...
Rotary Taste of Gumbo, Etc.

Rotary Taste of Gumbo, Etc.

Port Arthur and gumbo go together. Saturday, Feb. 11,  is the day you can have your fill of both. Rotary Club of Port Arthur assembles gumbo cooks from area restaurants and civic clubs so guests can get a taste for a good cause. The Robert A. “Bob” Bowers Civic Center...
Hands-on Electricty

Hands-on Electricty

Museum of the Gulf Coast will host  “ELECTRICITY,” 16 hands-on electrical experiments on loan from the Franklin Institute, Jan. 21- April 28. Spark your curiosity of the wonders of electricity in this interactive exhibit for all ages.  Use your body to...