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  • Film Alley joins Buc-ee's in Terrell
    on August 15, 2017 at 7:10 pm

    ​​​​​​TERRELL, KAUFMAN COUNTY ​– Schulman Theatres and Oakridge Investments has started building the 74,000-sf multi-venue concept—called Film Alley—​at the northwest corner of I-20 and FM 148.The new Film Alley entertainment hub will include eight movie theaters with full-service dining and recliner seating, as well as 24 lanes of bowling and a 4,500-sf arcade.​Film Alley at the Crossroads in Terrell is slated to open in September 2018.Cost of construction for Film Alley is $10 million, according to TDLR.​Crossroads at Terrell sits adjacent to the newest Buc-ee's Travel Center and the future 52-acre Baylor Scott & White Health medical campus.​ […]

  • Record-setting month at San Antonio International
    on August 15, 2017 at 7:05 pm

    ​​​SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio International Airport set a new passenger record in June 2017.More than 834,000 ticket holders flew into or out of San Antonio International in June. Airport officials said that is the highest level of traffic ever; June was the 12th consecutive month that the airport recorded growth in passenger numbers.“We expect the trend to continue,” said San Antonio Aviation Director Russ Handy, pointing to recent decisions by multiple airlines to add or expand service to and from the Alamo City.The number of domestic passengers that flew in and out of San Antonio was up 7 percent, while the international count increased nearly 2 percent.​ […]

  • $450M crude distillation plant/refinery underway
    on August 15, 2017 at 7:00 pm

    ​​​​​​​​​FORT STOCKTON, PECOS COUNTY – MMEX Resources Corp. closed on 126 acres in Pecos County for the construction of a 15-acre, 10,000 barrel-per-day crude distillation plant.The distillation plant is just the first phase of MMEX’s plans to build a larger, $450 million, 50,000 barrel-per-day refinery on the site. The company plans to buy 350 acres adjacent to the first 126 for the larger refinery.The 500-acre site will host both facilities and have room for storage and expansion. […]

  • at home superstore opens Katy location
    on August 15, 2017 at 7:00 pm

    ​​KATY – At Home Group Inc. opened a newly redeveloped store at 19420 I-10 Frontage Rd.The 135,000-sf store offers over 50,000 home décor items.The Katy store is one of more than 25 new store openings across the U.S. this year for the growing home décor chain, which went public in August 2016.  […]

  • San Antonio International lands at Dulles
    on August 15, 2017 at 7:00 pm

    ​​SAN ANTONIO – Frontier Airlines is once again expanding service into and out of San Antonio International Airport, adding nonstop flights to Washington Dulles International Airport and Southern California’s Ontario International Airport.The new flights to Dulles will help meet strong demand between two major military centers. Meanwhile, the new service to Ontario, California will offer passengers an alternative landing spot in the Los Angeles Basin area.In July, Frontier expanded service from San Antonio International to six other markets—Cincinnati, New Orleans, Orlando, Phoenix, San Diego and San Jose.​ […]