Freckleberry Teahouse opens

Kahla Bankston has opened Freckleberry Teahouse, 2724 Market St. in Galveston. Bankston offers a variety of handcrafted drinks from teas, coffee, boba and energy drinks.

Behind the wheel: Rumor has it electric vehicle maker Tesla is planning a League City showroom at 400 Gulf Freeway in the former site of a BMW dealership that moved to the Clear Lake area. Details were scarce, but those in the know say Tesla’s plans are real. But selling Tesla vehicles in Texas is tricky.

In April Tesla began production at its new Gigafactory in Austin, with CEO Elon Musk boasting it would be the biggest factory by size and the highest-volume U.S. auto plant when fully ramped up.

Galveston Fishing Co.

Capt. Stacy Lynn, left, and Capt. Eric Trout are planning a grand opening in September for Galveston Fishing Co., 2509 Market St. in Galveston. They’ll offer fly fishing gear, apparel and casting instruction.

Lolo Kai offshoot

Owners of Lolo Kai Smoothies and Wraps are working on opening Mini Juice Box, offering cold pressed juices.

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(1) comment

Bailey Jones

Austin really needs to update that franchise law. All it does is add unnecessary costs and aggravation to auto purchases.

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