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.
When Galveston, a town of 50,000, welcomes more than 7 million visitors each year, there are plenty of impacts to the community. And many of those impacts are positive for island residents.
One of the goals of the Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB), as the island’s tourism managers, is to help build off-season business. One way the organization plans to do this is by building the sports tourism sector. With the help of its partners, the organization is seei…
Freight lines: After months of scouting Texas City sites, California-based Harbor Freight Tools has settled on a space at what’s become a bustling retail center at the business office building formerly occupied by Marathon Galveston Bay Refinery, 3403 Palmer Highway.
Apartment department: It looks like Galveston is getting a complex — a luxury apartment development on the seawall.
A new downtown coffeehouse is coming to Galveston; another hotel planned for Seawall Boulevard
Tasty tidbit: If your fortune cookie predicts a new Texas City restaurant will soon come into your life, believe it. Yummy Yummy Hibachi Sushi & Buffet was planning to open Monday, provided final inspections went well. The eatery is in the building previously occupied by steak and buffet…
Prost: When a German tells you, Das ist nicht dein bier, which translates to “That is not your beer,” what he’s really telling you is, “This is none of your business.”
Tex-Mex tattle: Remember reports back in June that a regional purveyor of Tex-Mex cuisine was planning to move into the former CVS building, 201 FM 270 in League City?
Retail detail: Friendswood attorney and developer Jerome Karam has high-profile projects around the county, but none in League City — until now.