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The Galveston County Daily News: Biz Buzz / Buzz Blog

September 27, 2016

Biz Buzz / Buzz Blog

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Could garden grow over old Dairy Queen building on Broadway?

Planting seeds: Will a long-vacant Broadway building in Galveston soon be home to a garden? If Mayor Jim Yarbrough and city officials have their way, it will. City officials are considering buying the building formerly occupied by Simp’s Kitchen and years ago by a Dairy Queen, 2528 Broadway. Most recently a group had plans to open a Cajun concept at the building, but those never came to fruition.

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Wednesday 09/14/2016
Rooftops are rising at long-awaited Lago Mar in Texas City
Posted: September 14, 2016

Land sakes: Will Texas City ever be the same? The residential component of Lago Mar that promises to eventually be home to about 4,400 families, is officially underway.

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Wednesday 09/07/2016
Tight Ends Sports Bar & Grill moving ahead with League City site
Posted: September 07, 2016

Grill is on: Those rumors about Plano-based breastaurant Tight Ends Sports Bar & Grill planning a touchdown at the building vacated this year by Quaker Steak & Lube in League City are true.

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Wednesday 08/31/2016
Construction nearing for Adventure Pointe theme park
Posted: August 31, 2016

It’s happening: Bulldozers and a construction trailer are on site. And a general contractor has been hired. So, if the weather cooperates, crews any day will begin building the long-awaited theme park Adventure Pointe on 25 acres fronting Interstate 45, south of Tanger Outlets in Texas City.

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Wednesday 08/24/2016
Bonus Buzz: Is Fertitta interested in Joe's Crab Shack?
Posted: August 24, 2016

SPAC-ulation: Strong but unconfirmed speculation is circulating around town that island-born billionaire Tilman Fertitta is planning to re-net the Joe’s Crab Shack chain.

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Will Hooters return to the island?
Posted: August 24, 2016

Hooter holler: Ever since Hurricane Ike eight years ago destroyed Hooters, 2227 Seawall Blvd., rumors of its island return have persisted.

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Wednesday 08/17/2016
Tractor Supply considering Santa Fe store
Posted: August 17, 2016

Supply side: Did Santa Fe plow past other mainland cities to lure the largest retail farm and ranch store in the nation? It sure looks that way.

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Bonus Buzz: Tookie's opens in 'Seafood Capital of Texas'
Posted: August 17, 2016

Seabrook is known for its many fish markets and some have called the city the “Seafood Capital of Texas.”

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Wednesday 08/10/2016
Is another grocer shopping for a League City site?
Posted: August 10, 2016

Grocer gossip: Some readers are shopping around interesting rumors that a grocer plans to move into the space formerly occupied by Kroger in League City Plaza, on the southeast corner of Interstate 45 and FM 518.

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Wednesday 08/03/2016
Lease issues were behind McAlister's island closure
Posted: August 03, 2016

Editor’s note: Laura Elder’s regular Biz Buzz will return next week. In the meantime, here’s an update of last week’s Buzz Blog item.

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