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The Galveston County Daily News: Biz Buzz / Buzz Blog

October 24, 2016

Biz Buzz / Buzz Blog

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Frenchy’s returns to isle; removal of Gaido’s giant crab causes stir

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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Wednesday 09/21/2016
Could garden grow over old Dairy Queen building on Broadway?
Posted: September 21, 2016

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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