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The Galveston County Daily News: Business

July 23, 2016


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South Shore Harbour Resort unveils $10 million makeover

South Shore Harbour Resort & Conference Center has completed its $10 million renovation, marking the most extensive makeover the hotel property has undergone since its opening nearly 30 years ago.

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Wednesday 07/20/2016
Blue Bell's meltdown opened doors for island business
Posted: July 20, 2016

The scoop: Sometimes, the best business opportunities come in unexpected ways. Just ask Mike and Kathy Bouvier, owners of Hey Mikey’s Ice Cream, 2120 Postoffice St. in the island’s downtown.

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Wednesday 07/13/2016
Area economy has survived, even thrived during oil downturn
Posted: July 13, 2016

The price of oil, like the seemingly ubiquitous pump jacks that extract much of it here in Texas, has had its well-chronicled ups and downs. The latter has been the case since 2014.

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Del Papa to distribute Galveston Island Brewing
Posted: July 13, 2016

Raise your steins: Texas City-based Del Papa Distributing was established on the island in 1910 and is widely known for distributing national brands, particularly Anheuser-Busch products. In 2014, Mark Dell’Osso established Galveston Island Brewing, a burgeoning company working to introduce the world to its craft beers.

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College of Mainland walks away from JC Penney building
Posted: July 13, 2016

Climate change: The building formerly housing department store J.C. Penney in Texas City could soon become a climate-controlled storage facility.

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Thursday 07/07/2016
Bonus Buzz: Iconic San Leon restaurant and oyster bar gets new owner
Updated: July 07, 2016 - 10:20 am

On the half-shell: Gilhooley’s, the iconic San Leon restaurant famous for oysters, has a new owner — the man who for years has supplied the business with the bivalves for which the eatery is famous.

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Wednesday 07/06/2016
July ushers in new bars, restaurants for island
Posted: July 06, 2016

Joynt’s jumping: Two new drinking and eating establishments are causing a stir on the island with the potential to lure more people to downtown’s western edge.

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Thursday 06/30/2016
Another cruise ship to sail from island
Posted: June 30, 2016

Another ship has come in for the Port of Galveston.

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Wednesday 06/29/2016
Bonus Buzz: Kroger opens super-sized supermarket
Posted: June 29, 2016

When it comes to League City supermarkets, Kroger is betting that bigger is better.

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New business brewing on Texas City's Sixth Street
Posted: June 29, 2016

Biz brewing: The revival of Texas City’s Sixth Street is about to get caffeinated.

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