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A crowd braved the elements to attend a re-opening ceremony at the historic Sanders-McNeill home in Beaumont Wednesday. The event was one of two such celebrations that took place downtown, as the Tyrrell Historical Library held its public grand reopening and ribbon-cutting ceremony later Wednesday afternoon. Photo taken Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020 Kim Brent/The Enterprise Full story here.
Dennis Benge, owner of Texas Reclaimed, stands inside the recently opened antique mall Shops at Midtown. While his business is the anchor of the new business on Calder, which used to be long-time home of Suburban TV, various regional vendors also have booths in the showrooms. Photo taken Monday, March 2, 2020 Kim Brent/The Enterprise Full story here.
The Harbour Apartments is a residential complex and series of town homes at 4040 Crow Road in Beaumont. Full story here.
Gordmans, the off-price retail brand from Stage Stores, is staffing up before its spring roll out of new stores in Texas, including two in Southeast Texas. Full story here.
The new restaurant in Lufkin is expected to open sometime in late spring, according to social media posts from owner Ricky Martinez. Full story here.
Fuzzy’s Tacos in Beaumont closed during December for a renovation. It is now open with a new look. Full story here.
Dollar General has opened its new store on FM 787 in Tarkington. Full story here.
A new Starbucks was permitted in Orange at the end of January. Full story here.
FILE – This June 26, 2019, file photo shows a Starbucks sign outside a Starbucks coffee shop in downtown Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
Struggle Street Brewing on Calder Avenue is continuing its new can releases with a special stout for the coming holiday. Full story here. Fran Ruchalski/The Enterprise
Salads being prepared at Salata in Beaumont. The Beaumont restaurant allows customers to design their own salad with dozens of ingredients to choose from. Photo taken Tuesday, April 24, 2018 Guiseppe Barranco/The Enterprise Full story here.
Jerry Plaia gets ready to taste the new beer created by the Neches Brewing Company in his honor for the viral video of him from the night of the TPC Group explosion that made him infamous on his 62nd birthday, January 23, 2020. Fran Ruchalski/The Enterprise Full story here.
Pho Bamboo, a new Vietnamese restaurant and bar at 4374 Dowlen Road opened in late December. Full story here.
A bowler picks up his ball during the Racking Up Dollars for Scholars bowling tournament Saturday, July 20, 2019 at Time to Spare Entertainment in Cut and Shoot. Full story here.
Kelly Ballistics in Silsbee has reopened after a remodel and expansion to its storefront on the Texas 96 Bypass. Full story here.
Renderings created by ID Studio 4 of the new Iguana Joe’s location planned for Port Neches. Construction is expected in June. Full story here.
Full story here. FILE – In this Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, file photo, customers exit a Dollar General store, in San Antonio. There’s now a bidding war for Family Dollar, with Dollar General offering about $9.7 billion for the discounter in an effort to trump Dollar Tree’s bid of $8.5 billion. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
Cellular Sales opened its first store in Pearland Aprill 22 at 1429 E. Broadway St. Full story here.
Happy Time Tea Lounge is opening on Phelan Boulevard in Beaumont by Jan. 6, according to the tea house’s Facebook page. Full story here.
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FILE – In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, host/executive producer Steve Harvey participates in the “Steve” panel during the NBC Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour in Beverly Hills, Calif. TV personality Steve Harvey will return as host of the NFL Honors show on Feb. 1, 2020, when The Associated Press hands out its individual league awards. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)
Southeast Texas fans of Luby’s Cafeteria or the company’s other restaurant chain will notice their delivery orders coming from a different service after the inking of a new national deal. Full story here.
A growing brunch and breakfast chain from the Houston area is headed to Southeast Texas at the end of January. Full story here.
Rotolo’s Pizzeria on Dowlen Road recently posted signage announcing its closure. The eatery was open for 5 years. Full story here. Photo taken Monday, December 30, 2019 Kim Brent/The Enterprise
Diners take in the opening lunch service at Judice’s 1927 in Nederland Monday. The restaurant’s opening went through multiple delays, but the Judice family has brought their 100-year tradition of Cajun cooking to Nederland Avenue. Full story here. Photo taken Monday, August 5, 2019 Kim Brent/The Enterprise
Gabi Blanco and Justin Buchanan-Lopez pose for a photo inside the future site of the Buckstin Brewing in Nederland on Monday. The bench Blanco sits on comes from Esther’s Seafood and Oyster bar. Full story here. Photo taken on Monday, 07/08/19. Ryan Welch/The Enterprise
Team Industries reported that it was undertaking its largest expansion in Texas since the acquisition of Team Fabricators in 2008. Full story here.
Another restaurant on I-10 South in Beaumont has reopened after being flooded by Tropical Storm Imelda. Full story here. Photo taken Tuesday 6/26/18 Ryan Pelham/The Enterprise
Chick-fil-A has announced it is working to bring a location to Orange. Full story here. (Dreamstime/TNS)
BurgerIM, an Israeli fast-food chain with a location in Parkdale Mall, is celebrating the launch of its partnership with Impossible Foods with free Impossible Burgers on Black Friday. Full story here.
Broussard’s BBQ is back with a new building and plenty of barbecue after it was destroyed in a May lightning storm. Full story here.
Parkdale Mall and its parent company CBL Properties are developing a new business on the mall’s property set to open next year. Full story here.
An employee tests out her stance as she awaits pre-opening customers in the Topgulf Swing Suite at 5 Under Golf, a new Topgolf and Toptracer venue with bar and restaurant, which will have a soft opening Thursday and remain open for individual reservations, private parties and more. Construction continues on the outdoor portion of the facility, formerly Games People Play on College Street,, with a grand opening expected to take place in March. Photo taken Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Kim Brent/The Enterprise Full story here.
Created and sponsored by American Express as a shop local alternative movement to the big box stores holiday sales push, Small Business Saturday was in full swing at several Beaumont businesses this weekend. Full story here. Photo taken Saturday, November 29, 2014 Kim Brent/The Enterprise
Kung Fu Tea in Nederland is now open for business. Full story here.
The Major Event Center will be a space for conferences and parties that can fit up to 500 people, according to the managing company. Full story here.
GreenPal, a service app that connects homeowners with local lawn care professionals, is launching this week in Beaumont. Full story here.
A growing fitness boot camp franchise has landed in Nederland and will host a ribbon cutting on Nov. 6. Full story here.
I Heart Mac & Cheese, a restaurant franchise based around the beloved noodle dish, has announced two new store locations in Port Arthur and Houston. Photo provided by I Heart Mac & Cheese. Full story here.
The Chili’s Grill and Bar location on I-10 in Beaumont has been closed since Tropical Storm Imelda flooded parts of the city’s center along the highway, but could be open soon.
A representative with the company confirmed Thursday that the building took “significant water damage” in the storm, but repairs are already underway.
The representative said the restaurant will be closed for “a few more weeks” until renovations are finished.
Jacob Dick is the business reporter for the Beaumont Enterprise.