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The Galveston County Daily News : Business

December 19, 2014

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What’s that land-clearing on I-45 all about?

The dirt: Inquiring readers want to know about all the dirt turning west of Interstate 45 at Holland Road in Texas City. The activity, south of Tanger Outlets, 5885 I-45, is the early work for the residential phase of the long awaited Lago Mar, which will eventually bring thousands of houses to the area.

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Thursday 12/18/2014
City bans banners on Broadway
Posted: December 18, 2014

Beginning Jan. 1, nonprofits and other groups can no longer advertise events on banners strung across Broadway.

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Thursday 12/11/2014
Trend of pay-per-view lawsuits hits local bars, restaurants
Posted: December 11, 2014

The night six people gathered around the TV at Tequila Mia’s restaurant in Kemah for an Ultimate Fighting Championship cage match, the owners had no idea it could cost them thousands.  

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Fertitta opens hotel and casino
Posted: December 11, 2014

High roller: Texas law prevents Tilman Fertitta from opening a casino in his hometown of Galveston. But the CEO and sole shareholder of Fertitta Entertainment is getting as near as he can. This week, the island-born billionaire opened Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino Lake Charles, about two hours from Houston. The 1.3 million-square-foot property is the fifth Golden Nugget and the closest to Texas. The $700 million project features 740 luxury hotel rooms and suites; an 18-hole championship golf course; a luxurious spa; retail; an 18,000-square-foot ballroom; 30,000 square feet of meeting space; a pool, private beach front and marina; and several of Landry’s signature restaurants. Fertitta also is CEO, chairman and owner of Houston-based Landry’s, which operates restaurants and entertainment venues in Galveston and Kemah.

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Sunday 12/07/2014
TC greenlights new commercial development
Posted: December 07, 2014

TEXAS CITY — Texas City commissioners gave the green light to a 67-acre commercial development on FM 2004 despite some opposition from residents of a nearby subdivision.

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Thursday 12/04/2014
Who will drive into multimillion dollar Pier 10 facility?
Posted: December 04, 2014

Awake at the wheel: Plans for development of a $10 million-plus vehicle processing center on nearly 18.9 acres of Port of Galveston property advanced considerably late last month with the hiring of Shelmark Engineering LLC. 

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Galveston company sues, claiming counterfeit fuel
Posted: December 04, 2014

A now defunct Seabrook marine fuel supplier is facing a $71,000 lawsuit amid accusations that it sold counterfeit fuel to a Galveston marine services company. 

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Sunday 11/30/2014
Day stays nice for shoppers on Small Business Saturday
Posted: November 30, 2014

GALVESTON — Holiday shoppers who headed to Galveston on Saturday got a perfect day to walk along The Strand.

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Friday 11/28/2014
Holiday sales season vital to county
Posted: November 28, 2014

How significant is holiday shopping to Galveston County? How about $969 million? 

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