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The Galveston County Daily News: Biz Buzz / Buzz Blog

December 4, 2016

Biz Buzz / Buzz Blog

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Emergency room planned for prime Fort Crockett parcel

Medical alert: Texas-based Hospitality Health ER has acquired about 1.9 acres at the former Fort Crockett military housing complex with plans to build a 24/7 emergency room.

  • icon Posted: November 30

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Wednesday 11/23/2016
After years without, Galveston gets a toy store
Posted: November 23, 2016

Toy story: Galveston’s famous downtown street, The Strand, on Friday will welcome a toy store and arcade. That’s when Play on The Strand, 2029 Strand in the historic Jockusch Building, opens to the public. Bill and Tammie Taylor and Seth and Lorena Grimes are the owners of the shop, which will offer traditional and contemporary toys, children’s books, games, puzzles and more. They expect Play on The Strand to fill a void.

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Wednesday 11/16/2016
Room boom: Number of island hotel rooms nearing 5,000
Posted: November 16, 2016

The island is getting much more hospitable. Hotels planned or underway will soon push the room count past 5,000, marking a major milestone for seaport city. 

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Wednesday 11/02/2016
New Clear Lake Shores restaurant prepares for opening
Posted: November 02, 2016

Preheating: Residents of Clear Lake Shores never have to sail far for fine dining. If all goes as planned, Opus Ocean Grille will open at 1510 Marina Bay Drive in the Watergate Yachting Center in about three weeks.

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Wednesday 10/26/2016
The dirt on all that land-clearing in La Marque
Posted: October 26, 2016

All that land-clearing west of Interstate 45 near FM 1765 in La Marque is for a 35,000-square-foot building and showroom for Team Mancuso Powersports South.

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Wednesday 10/19/2016
Frenchy’s returns to isle; removal of Gaido’s giant crab causes stir
Posted: October 19, 2016

Fried and true: All that activity next to the AT&T store in part of an island building formerly occupied by Hollywood Video is for a Frenchy’s Chicken, franchisee Andrew Pollman confirms.

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Wednesday 10/12/2016
Old McCrory's building in isle's downtown is under contract
Posted: October 12, 2016

Postoffice package: An old downtown island building, which has been empty and deteriorating for nearly a decade, is under contract to a potential buyer with plans to revive it.

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Wednesday 10/05/2016
North county dining scene gets sloppier, spicier and sweeter
Posted: October 05, 2016

Deli dish: League City’s casual dining scene is about to get a fresh lineup.

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Bonus Buzz: What will Cabela's, Bass Pro Shops combo mean for League City?
Posted: October 05, 2016

Fishing expedition: With the announcement this week that Bass Pro Shops had hooked Cabela’s in a deal valued at $5.5 billion, inquiring readers want to know what it all means for League City and area shoppers.

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Wednesday 09/28/2016
Full-service gas station closes on island
Posted: September 28, 2016

A longtime island gas station closes, a barbecue joint takes over McAlister's Deli space in Galveston and Santa Fe prepares for construction of 21,000-square-foot Tractor Supply.

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