SANTA FE — A Houston man died in a single-vehicle accident in Santa Fe early Monday morning.
SANTA FE — A Houston man died in a single-vehicle accident in Santa Fe early Monday morning.
TEXAS CITY — Millions of dollars in property tax revenue will be on the line when the Central Appraisal District board meets Wednesday to discuss a possible settlement with the Texas City Marathon Refinery.
An unprecedented shutout and the emergence of a diverse Dickinson athlete highlighted Week 1 of local high school football action.
Conditions are beginning to improve and the fishing is picking up.
National Geographic photographer Maggie Steber talked her way into a first job by pounding the streets of Galveston with a camera in her hand.
Margaret Barno reviews “Visions From Above: My Journey — My Destiny,” by Amy Jamison.
CLERMONT, Ind. (AP) — Alexis DeJoria raced past John Force to win the Funny Car division at the NHRA's U.S. Nationals on Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Bothered by the heat and stifling humidity, Eugenie Bouchard felt dizzy and her vision was blurry.
Long before she would deliver the news on the radio, Suzi Hanks had an unusual job.
GALVESTON — About a year ago, Michael Puccetti and his son Dylan, then 11, were driving along Interstate 45 between exits 7 and 8, where Tiki Island teenager Jessica Cain’s truck was found abandoned the day after she went missing.
Wheels are turning: A popular island coffee shop is taking its beverages to the streets.
Editor’s note: Manuel Villarreal is the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association ombudsman at the Texas Department of Insurance. He talked with The Daily News about a common problem coastal residents are having in lining up coverage.
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There's news on Nordstrom Rack's upcoming store in Baybrook Square in Webster.
FRIENDSWOOD — Space Invaders buzzes from an arcade machine creating a retro feel. In the corner, video game aficionados scan through the hundreds of old-school video games.
Crews this week were busy putting the final flourishes on new downtown island shop, The Cupcake Cowgirls.
FRIENDSWOOD — Dwayne LeJune’s idea to stuff jalapenos with chicken and other flavors of the Southwest and call them Armadillo Eggs could find its way to the shelves of an H-E-B near you.
Houston-based department store chain Palais Royal plans to move its Texas City store.
In a sign of growth at Texas A&M University at Galveston, crews have begun work on the $45 million Maritime Cadet Residence Hall.
GALVESTON — It’s a banner day for Galveston as 36 new vinyl flags in shades of orange, purple, green and blue are being hung to decorate downtown and direct visitors to dine, shop and discover the city’s center.
Readers are wondering what’s planned for a pad site in front of The Home Depot at the Galvez Shopping Center, north of Interstate 45, on the island.
Home sales and prices on the island rose 16 percent in the first six months of the year as all signs point to a shift from a buyer’s to a seller’s market.
Here’s some appetizing news for all those mainlanders mourning last month’s closure of Fork & Spoon Coffee Shop; Kat Kearns and Shy Leger, owners of the popular ShyKatZ Deli & Bakery on the island’s East End, bought the legendary restaurant, sealing the deal Monday.
TEXAS CITY — Texas City’s Small Business Week begins today with a business fair at College of the Mainland.
Galveston Historical Foundation crews are salvaging material from nine privately owned buildings at the Fort Crockett military housing complex before they’re demolished.
Electronic cigarettes – an alternative to smoking – are big business but health officials question if they are harmless
TEXAS CITY — In his 27 years as the president of the Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce, Jimmy Hayley has been part of several big economic projects announcements.
A legendary Texas City eatery is serving up its last meal Saturday.
In the coming weeks, members of the charter fishing industry as well as the public will have an opportunity to provide comments to the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council on a new proposal that could lead to better management of the recreational red snapper fishery.
TEXAS CITY — The Chinese firms considering the county for a possible multibillion-dollar methanol plant reached secured leases on the property near the Texas City Dike where the plant would be built.
Look soon for signs of life in the long-quiet restaurant space at 1228 Seawall Blvd. on the island. Randall Pettit last week signed a lease on the building with plans to open Ocean Grill & Beach Bar by fall.
GALVESTON — Despite being splattered by oil then smothered in seaweed, the island continues to be a hot destination for vacationers this tourism season.
GALVESTON — A Park Board-sponsored program has more people than ever talking about Galveston.
TEXAS CITY — Today is the last day to sign up for the Texas City event
After months of anticipation, the combination Dunkin’ Donuts/Baskin-Robbins at 2340 Marina Bay Drive in League City plans a 5 a.m. Friday soft opening, officials said.
TEXAS CITY — While a 900-acre site near the Texas City Dike may appear to be the favorite to lure a $2 billion to $4 billion methanol plant to the area, the competition is not yet over, economic development and city officials stressed Wednesday.
TEXAS CITY — This time of year it isn’t unusual to hear emergency management officials tell residents they need to be prepared for a hurricane. Few, however, focus on businesses and what they need to do to get back up and running after a hurricane blows through.
A new restaurant concept is sailing this way. Michael Knobelock, one of the largest multiunit franchisees in the nation, is planning to open several Captain D’s fast-casual eateries in the county.
Shrimping season will open in the Gulf of Mexico after sunset Tuesday. But don’t count your shrimp before they spawn.
LEAGUE CITY — Katrina Parrott isn’t a programmer or even a techie. But Parrott developed a mobile app that could change the way the world expresses itself through emojis
Crews this week were putting finishing touches on the eatery, of which owners plan a soft opening early next week.
Work is underway to double the size of the structure
Texas City Mayor Matt Doyle confirmed Monday that H-E-B does plan to demolish the 87,237-square-foot building at Palmer Shopping Center and build a new store in its place.
It’s hard to say what changes are in store for Randalls and other Safeway-owned stores, including Tom Thumb.
In their first 18 months, the managing partners of Moon Dog Farms have hit potential pay dirt — selling out regularly at Galveston’s Own Farmers Market, and marketing to Brennan’s in Houston and the Pelican Club at Gaido’s in Galveston.
A 350-acre tract in Dickinson and Santa Fe is again being considered for a large residential project that could yield hundreds of rooftops.
Atlanta-based SF Capital last week unveiled plans for its latest renovation project — The Strand Historic Lofts, 2400 Mechanic St. in the island’s downtown.
C.B. “Bix” Rathburn was recently named president/CEO of The Galveston County Economic Alliance & Foundation Inc. He talked with The Daily News about his new post and what he hopes to achieve.
Texas City Small Business Week is a spinoff of the Small Business Day that the city coordinated with the help of the Texas City Economic Development Corporation, the Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce, local business owners in 2012 to kick off the Christmas holiday season.
It seems wherever you look in Houston, a luxury apartment complex is on the rise. Now, signs are emerging that the multifamily building boom might be headed this way.
DICKINSON — Peach season is past at Janet and Jim Guidry’s orchard in Dickinson, but they have another profitable fruit in the offing — blackberries.
Sellers are asking $10 million for the highly visible seawall parcel known as the Fort Crockett military housing complex at Seawall Boulevard and 45th Street, according to LoopNet.com.
News last week that Star Cinema Grill would anchor Baybrook Mall’s 555,000-square-foot expansion had some moviegoers wondering what would become of the local chain’s original dine-in theater at 1020 W. NASA Parkway in Webster.
Crews have begun work on 29 new town houses at Campeche Shores, a development on Sydnor Bayou on the island.
I find it difficult to measure my respect and gratitude toward these two gentlemen, Bill Ross and Vic Pierson.
TEXAS CITY — Plans to bring the state’s first Marathon Petroleum convenience store to Texas City are on hold.
Did the island’s downtown just net a popular seafood restaurant? It’s looking that way.
A legal dispute over payment for materials used in the construction of the University of Texas Medical Branch’s $90 million expansion of the Specialty Care Center at Victory Lakes appears to soon be resolved.
C.B. “Bix” Rathburn, the new president of Galveston County Economic Alliance, sees much economic potential for Galveston County.
GALVESTON — “The Little Couple’s” Bill Klein and Dr. Jennifer Arnold renewed their wedding vows in an April 27 beach ceremony in Galveston, followed by a reception held at The Hotel Galvez & Spa.
TEXAS CITY — Hopes that Shoal Point would someday become a massive cargo terminal appear to be no more. Still, the city is in the running for something that could prove to be bigger, city and county officials confirmed.
Any doubt that mainlanders were hungry for the return of Fortune Chinese Restaurant were cleared up Thursday when the eatery reopened after a nine-month hiatus.
Fans of military surplus store Col. Bubbie’s Strand Surplus Senter should prepare for a final salute. After 42 years, the world-renowned shop likely will close at summer’s end.
GALVESTON — The city has honored a handful of Galveston property owners and groups for their work to preserve historic buildings around the city.
Henry Freudenburg of Henry Freudenburg Insurance Agency in Galveston talks about has kept his company in business for 50 years.
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