Two for one? An unconfirmed but reliably sourced rumor is circulating that a Florida-based outlet company is planning dual stores in the space formerly occupied by retailer Marshalls, 6307 Stewart Road in Galveston.

Word has it Braden, Florida-based Bealls Inc., which owns Burkes Outlet and Home Centric, plans to open both stores in the former Marshalls building.

Biz Buzz- Burke’s

Burke’s Outlet is rumored to be planning to open in the space formerly occupied by Marshalls on Stewart Road in Galveston.

The League rendering

The first phase of The League will include 230 apartment units and 30,000 square feet of commercial space for retail and restaurants. But developer Johnny Vassallo is planning a multi-phase development that eventually will yield about 630 residential units and 75,000 square feet of commercial space, he said.

Biz Buzz- Smooth Tony’s

Tony Gonzalez will soon reopen Smooth Tony’s Juice & Smoothie Bar on Galveston’s East End.

Biz Buzz- Smooth Tony’s

A wide array of fruit and vegetable juices will be available at Smooth Tony’s Juice & Smoothie Bar on Galveston’s East End.

Lucky Lounge

Lucky Lounge will soon open in a new location at 904 Ave. M in Galveston. The popular island bar operated at 83rd Street and Stewart Road for years before relocating to the East End of the island.

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(2) comments

Gary Scoggin

“ Gonzalez was a pioneer in the island smoothie market, opening his business in 1996.”

I’m not sure what to make of this.

George Croix

DQ pioneered my favorite type smoothie over 35 years ago….the thick ones filled with natural pieces of chopped up Snickers or Reese’s PB cups……

Good for my ‘waste’ line….

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