Moody Gardens reopens hotel, attractions

Moody Gardens, located at 1 Hope Blvd., Galveston, will reopen its hotel and attractions May 22 and 23, respectively, after 10 weeks of closed attractions, according to a news release. Capacity restrictions will be well within compliance of the state's Phase 2 reopening orders as most attractions open back up to the public. High-contact areas will remain closed, per the release. The Moody Gardens Golf Course reopened earlier in the month on May 4. 409-744-4673. www.moodygardens.org
By Colleen Ferguson

Reporter, Bay Area

A native central New Yorker, Colleen worked as an editorial intern with the Cy-Fair and Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood editions of Community Impact Newspaper before joining the Bay Area team in 2020. She covers public education, higher education, business and development news in southeast Houston. Colleen graduated in 2019 from Syracuse University and the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, where she worked for the university's independent student newspaper The Daily Orange. Her degrees are in journalism and Spanish language and culture. When not chasing a story, Colleen can be found petting cats and dogs, listening to podcasts, swimming or watching true crime documentaries.