Still simmering: Readers are hungry for status updates on Katie’s Seafood House, a much-anticipated eatery at Pier 19.
Supply side: A well-rooted rumor is cropping up that Brentwood, Tenn.-based Tractor Supply Co. is planning a store at state Highway 146 and FM 646, in the far north part of Texas City. Beyond that, details were scarce.
Estimates from the American Automobile Association say that roadways will be packed this Fourth of July weekend with two million more people traveling this year than last. If you’re staying out of the fray and staying on the island, there’s plenty to do during the long weekend, including thr…
I can’t begin to count the number of times when I tell someone I’m from Galveston, they start to share fond memories of staying in their beach houses with their families as children. Those stories made me realize that Galveston has been in the short-term vacation rental business for a very l…
American ambitions: Just a couple of years ago, developers were planning apartments at the American Indemnity Building, 2115 Winnie in the island’s downtown. But the most recent plans call for self-storage on the second and third floors and 20,000 square feet of commercial space on the first…
The Port of Galveston is many things to different people. For the men and women who work on the waterfront, it’s a source of income. For millions of cruise passengers, it’s the gateway to vacation adventures.
Fried and true: Five years after debuting its downtown island restaurant, Shrimp ‘N Stuff is planning a move.
If you watched Houston’s channel ABC-13 last week, you may have noticed a lot of stories about Galveston. The stories were part of their new series on KTRK, HTX+. It was created to shed light on the bright side of Houston-area communities — and Galveston lavished in the glow.
Hot dish: Islanders are serving up spicy but undercooked rumors that Pappasito’s Cantina is considering opening a restaurant in the site of the former Nonno Tony’s Seafood Kitchen on Pier 21 in Galveston.
Lowe-down: Who bid last week on the prime parcel between 55th and 57th streets in Galveston that was once the planned site for a Lowe’s Home Improvement store? That’s the multi-million dollar question.
Well, it’s finally here — Memorial Day Weekend, the official kickoff to the summer tourism season. It’s time to start traversing the island on the one-ways.
Beer buzz: After years of home-brewing as a hobby, business partners Ryan DeLaRosa and Matt Emmite plan to develop and open a taproom and also what will be the first beer production brewery in Dickinson.