Shop talk: Maybe it was pent-up demand, curiosity or all the opening day giveaways. Whatever the reason, hundreds of shoppers descended Thursday on Aldi for the grocery store’s opening in Palmer Plaza, 3442 Palmer Highway in Texas City.
Now that summer vacation time is a distant memory, Galveston is in the midst of the off season. For many on the Park Board operations staff, this means their work is “on.”
Title tattle: Anyone else notice those fresh For Sale signs at the property occupied by the long-vacant Gerland’s Food Fair building, 2402 45th St. on the island?
I can say with certainty that the Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is one that relies on data when it comes to making decisions — statistics about hotel occupancy and rates, who goes where once they’re here, how long our visitors stay, what they spend and where they’re…
Retail detail: Rumors are rampant that off-price clothing and décor retailer Marshalls is planning a Texas City store. The rumors heated up after the opening earlier this month of Marshalls’ competitor, Ross Dress for Less, at Palmer Plaza shopping center in the 3400 block of Palmer Highway.
Factory facts: A popular League City wedding and events venue has said “I do” to a second historic building.
Little Birdie told me: La Marque continues to attract restaurants and shops to its downtown Renaissance District.
Sign language: Fans of the Dickinson Sonic Drive-In, 4401 state Highway 3, are paying close attention to the restaurant’s negotiations with the city to keep the tall pole sign at the property. Specifically, some readers are worried the city’s prohibition on pole signs will stymie plans for t…
Rooftop report: Developments of single-family rental houses are part of a hot national trend that continues to take hold in the county, most recently emerging in League City. And the idea of a subdivision of rental properties concerns some members of the Bay Colony West Homeowners Association.
A sought-after seaside restaurant, community room and spaces for private events like weddings and reunions are among the uses anticipated for the new Stewart Pavilion. While still a long way from being a reality, the structure recently advanced to a new planning stage.