Ready to roost: After much clucking and pecking for opening date answers, there’s finally something to crow about. The Chick-fil-A underway for months at 3440 Palmer Highway in Texas City plans a 6 a.m. April 4 opening, the operator, Lori Chalmers, confirms.
If you haven’t visited the East End Lagoon lately, you may want to reconsider. Recently, walking trails and signs have been added to the nearly 700-acre parcel that will enhance your experience there.
Greek drama: The sudden, surprising closure earlier this month of Olympia Grill in League City is only temporary, according to a sign at the restaurant, 2535 Interstate 45 in Pinnacle Park.
If you’ve lived on the island very long, you’ll remember that summer 2014 brought with it tons and tons of seaweed. Known as the “Summer of Seaweed,” the Park Board has spent a lot of time — and money — making plans to keep the beach as clean as possible when the inevitable inundation returns.
Cashing in chips: This might give some readers heartburn, but it doesn’t appear Alfie’s Fish & Chips in Texas City is returning, at least not to 2115 Palmer Highway, where it operated for decades.
Galveston has so many cool things in its backyard that it’s easy to overlook some of them. One special place that deserves some special attention is Seawolf Park located on Pelican Island.
More than 350,000 people are expected to visit Galveston during its 108th Mardi Gras celebration taking place Friday through March 5. While much attention is given to the parties, parades and entertainment, less is given to the many nonprofit organizations that benefit as a result of the event.
Mitchell Dale, whose family owns McRee Ford in Dickinson, is among a handful of people from around the world receiving the Ford Motor Co. Salute to Dealers Award for 2018, the company said.
HQ coup: La Marque is now home to the headquarters of a growing industrial services company that plans to make the city its base of U.S. and international operations.
I have always enjoyed Frances Powell, a columnist for The Daily News, referring to Galveston as “The Little Apple.” I’m writing this column today 23 floors above the streets of Manhattan, in The Big Apple, on a mission for the Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB).
An important mission of the Park Board is to be good stewards of our coastal environment. Sometimes, this means our team has to make some decisions that aren’t the most convenient for some.
While I admit it’s not necessarily a bad problem to have, deciding where to eat for lunch each day presents almost too many choices. The struggle is real. And it’s about to get more real as the island kicks off Galveston Restaurant Week, which began Saturday and ends Feb. 10.
Along with apartments, an international businessman plans to add a rooftop bar and event center, along with a street-level yoga studio to the United States National Bank Building in the island's downtown.