A Chicago-based merchant bank has agreed to acquire Whataburger, the San Antonio-based fast-food favorite that announced in May it was seeking investors.
Whataburger is owned by the Dobson family and operates over 820 restaurants in 10 states spanning Arizona to Florida.
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Editor’s note: This story has been updated with a statement from Whataburger that was sent after publication.A statewide environmental organization wants Texas retailers to stop using styrofoam plastic products and will spend the summer trying to make that happen.
San Antonio corporations, philanthropists and charitable organizations are also stepping up with jaw-dropping gifts of money and other aid.
STBTC reports that San Antonio is 50% below where it should be regarding its number of blood donations.
The arrests of two, black teenage girls inside a Converse Whataburger last Friday after an unrelated fight occurred outside the restaurant has sparked protest from the community.
In Texas, we consider certain things normal that people elsewhere would find extraordinary.
Stacks of tomato sauce and a few thousand sliced jalapeños might not sound like a winning combination, but this month they are helping raise local food awareness and donations at North Star Mall.
It was nearing the end of 2006 when I decided that after 22 years of living in the same town I was born, it was time to move on to a new journey in life.