GALVESTON — Call it the Beach Party that never was. Despite promotions for a Saturday party named after an annual event that gridlocked the island and sent locals into howls of protests, the so-called Beach Party didn’t seem to impact the island at all.
Galveston police department’s intelligence unit was monitoring the island this weekend looking for any problems that could be associated with a mass influx of people, police Chief Henry Porretto said. But the only thing police found was a typical springtime crowd.
“We had a big crowd, but we didn’t experience anything out of the ordinary,” he said.
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