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The Galveston County Daily News: Biz Buzz / Buzz Blog

July 27, 2016

Biz Buzz / Buzz Blog

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Blue Bell's meltdown opened doors for island business

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.

  • icon Posted: July 20

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Wednesday 07/13/2016
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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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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Wednesday 06/29/2016
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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Wednesday 06/22/2016
Is it hammer time for houses at Lago Mar?
Posted: June 22, 2016

From the rooftops: It’s been at least 10 years in the making, is expected to pull Texas City’s mass across the Interstate 45 and is one of the largest mixed-use projects ever to be planned in the county — with its developer projecting 1 million square feet of houses, restaurants, hotels and offices to eventually surface at the site.

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After a year-long wait, gourmet grocer to open island store
Posted: June 22, 2016

Time of the Seasons: It’s happening. Seasons Gourmet Food & Grocer, 2701 Broadway, opens 7 a.m. Friday, just a little more than a year after announcing plans to set up shop in Galveston.

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Wednesday 06/15/2016
Bonus Buzz: Kroger launches online grocery service on island
Posted: June 15, 2016

It’s a click-and-collect world, and grocers want a bigger piece of the basket.

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Chick-fil-A hatching plans for another area eatery
Posted: June 15, 2016

Pecking in: North county fans of boneless chicken breast sandwiches and those Waffle Potato Fries have something to cluck about. League City officials confirm Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A plans an eatery next to supermarket H-E-B at the intersection of South Shore Boulevard and state Highway 96. City officials this week received plans for the restaurant, which would mark a second for League City. No word on an opening date.

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Wednesday 06/08/2016
Bonus Buzz: Taquilo's, Darlene's Shrimp Shack open island eateries
Posted: June 08, 2016

On the menu: As promised, Galveston Restaurant Group has opened Taquilo’s, 2101 Postoffice St. downtown.

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