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November 24, 2015 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves on Monday voted unanimously to submit an initial conceptual business plan for the operation of the Downtown Intermodal Transit Terminal to the City of Galveston. More
November 23, 2015 -- The Port of Galveston on Monday announced that the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves approved a five year agreement with the City of Galveston for cruise terminal shuttle bus services. More
November 23, 2015 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership will honor Clear Creek Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Greg Smith with its 2016 Quasar Award for Exceptional Leadership in Economic Development during the organization's 23rd annual Quasar Award Banquet on January 29, 2016. More
November 23, 2015 -- The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada has awarded Port Freeport the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the 26th consecutive year. More
November 23, 2015 -- The 21st Annual Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance benefiting The Boys & Girls Harbor is currently accepting sponsorships for participation in the 2016 event scheduled for April 23-24. More
November 23, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts this week on stage in the Gulf Coast region include “An Olde English Christmas” with Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston, and the traditional production of “A Christmas Carol” at the Alley Theatre in Houston. More
November 20, 2015 -- Linbeck Group has announced that it has received notice to proceed on phase one of an academic complex at Texas A&M University at Galveston. More
November 20, 2015 -- The holiday season is upon us and Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports there is plenty to do this weekend to welcome winter and the holidays, including a fancy new winter light display, street art that literally colors the streets in downtown Houston and ice skating returns to the Bayou City. More
November 18, 2015 -- Texas Farmers Bureau has recognized three young farmers and ranchers as finalists in the 2015 Outstanding Young Farmer & Rancher competition. More
November 18, 2015 -- Port Freeport recently hosted United States Army Corps of Engineers Brigadier General David C. Hill and the USACE Galveston District's Colonel Richard P. Pannell. More
November 17, 2015 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority, in a special meeting held on Tuesday, approved the Fiscal Year 2016 Operating and Capital Budget. More
November 17, 2015 -- The East Harris County Manufacturers Association announced that it raised more than $275,000 for local college technical programs through its golf tournament. More
November 16, 2015 -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council announced that Fritz Industries recently opened its news Houston office. More
November 15, 2015 -- Santa Claus opened the holiday season with tradition at Moody Gardens, flipping the giant electrical switch to turn on more than one million lights at the 14th annual Festival of Lights. More
November 13, 2015 -- The Port of Galveston on Friday welcomed Royal Caribbean's Liberty of the Seas cruise vessel. More
November 13, 2015 -- Port Freeport chief executive officer Glenn Carlson announced his decision to retire to the Commission effective March 15, 2016. More
November 13, 2015 -- The Port Freeport Commission voted unanimously to lower the tax rate from .045 cents to .041304 cents, a decrease by 8.2 percent. More
November 13, 2015 -- The Houston Maritime Museum will host Rick Fowler, who will discuss the development of the Delta House Floating Production System, on Tuesday for the museum's final industry lecture of the year. More
November 13, 2015 -- San Jacinto College will hold auditions on November 18-19 for participants in the children's elf chorus in the college's production of "Santa's Christmas Magic: The Musical". More
November 13, 2015 -- The Seabrook Economic Development Council and the Seabrook Association invite the public to Celebration Seabrook on November 14. More
November 13, 2015 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay will open its production of "All in the Timing" tonight. More
November 13, 2015 -- Bay Area Houston Ballet & Theatre will present its traditional production of "The Nutcracker" December 4-6 and 11-13 at the University of Houston-Clear Lake Bayou Theatre. More
November 13, 2015 -- Diversions: It's the weekend and Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin has some suggestions from around the Gulf Coast region, including the Houston Cinema Arts Festival 15, a free guided walk in Memorial Park and a chance to taste all Turkish culture has to offer. More
November 12, 2015 -- The City of Nassau Bay will host a "Street Eatz Party" on Saturday, featuring food trucks and live music, at Nassau Bay Town Square. More
November 11, 2015 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to approve a lease of office space at the port's administration building with NorthStar Group Services, Inc. More
November 11, 2015 -- The Houston Downtown District and Downtown Development Authority on Tuesday announced the launch of a capital improvements campaign for the Main Street corridor. More
November 11, 2015 -- The Port of Houston Authority will host the inaugural Container Trade Outlook Conference on November 18. More
November 11, 2015 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host a conference on Thursday to discuss the risks, opportunities and stakes of Arctic oil and gas development. More
November 11, 2015 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas today reported that a total of 822 new drilling permits were issued in October, compared to 3,046 issued on October 2014. More
November 10, 2015 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to adopt the port's FY2016 operating, renewal and replacement and capital improvement budgets. More
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