TILMAN FERTITTA WILL NOT BE DENIED. He promised Galveston a (no doubt overpriced) "Pleasure Pier" by Memorial Day, and it looks like he's well on the way.
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The new amusement park, built on the site of the old Flagship Hotel, is expected to draw three million visitors a year.
Our Allison McPhail was down on the island shooting Mardi Gras and got this look at the project's progress.