Category: Business Buzz

Mineola businesses want and need your business. Mineola has a nice variety of specialty shops, antique stores, restaurants and other establishments. This section regards posts about or relating to a specific Mineola business or the business community in general.

Mineola Jalapeno Tree Grand Opening

Mineola Jalapeno Tree

Guests started gathering at the new Jalapeno Tree before 10:30 Monday morning. By 11:00 the porch was full of hungry customers, eager to experience Mineola’s newest restaurant and bar. Owner Paul Bambrey and general manager Ralph Gonzalez were in the midst of the activity, ensuring patrons had a wonderful lunch.

Details of the New EZ Mart Lease

Originally posted on January 23, 2012 @ 11:15 pmCity Councilman, Ken Pearce, just emailed a letter to me and asked me to share it with you. It addresses the numbers behind the EZ Mart decision and the details of their…

Mineola Whataburger is Underway!

Whataburger Mineola Texas

Originally posted on August 16, 2014 @ 4:10 pmAt long last, Mineola gets a Whataburger. Whataburger is somewhat of a Texas tradition and we will be glad to have one in town. The restaurant will be located in the Wal-Mart…

2011 Sales Tax Review

Originally posted on February 9, 2012 @ 12:32 amFor the first six months of 2011, sales tax revenue for the city of Mineola was up over 2010 by $6408 or .91%. For the months of July through December, sales tax…

Mineola Texas is No Longer Dry

Originally posted on May 14, 2011 @ 9:15 pmOn May 14, 2011 the voters of Mineola came out to vote and voted for Propositions 1 & 2. The rhetoric was hot and heavy and both sides seemed very emotionally charged.…

Black Friday Coupon Preview

Originally posted on October 10, 2010 @ 1:07 pmMany people choose to shop online the weekend after Thanksgiving. Just like the stores, online retailers also offer huge savings during this time. Here is a preview of our coupon database of…

Stone Briar Center, Bringing New Business to Mineola

Stone Briar Center Sign

David Short realized that many people from Mineola go out of town to shop more than they shop in town, so he decided to do something about it. The Stone Briar Center shopping center is being erected to “bring that business back to Mineola.” Construction is expected to be completed in early September.