Pearland | Friendswood
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Campus data: A closer look at Friendswood ISD’s STAAR scores, student populations

Each year, the Texas Education Agency releases data on individual school districts from exam scores to percentage of economically disadvantaged students.


Cafe ZunZun shares passion for people, the planet in Cypress

Local coffee roaster Cafe ZunZun provides responsibly sourced beverages and coffee beans to the community.

Bellaire | Meyerland | West University

10 businesses, renovations coming soon to Bellaire, Meyerland, West University area

Curious as to what new businesses and renovations are underway or coming to the Bellaire, Meyerland and West University area?

Bay Area

10 businesses, renovations coming soon to the Bay Area

Curious as to what new businesses and renovations are underway or coming to the Bay Area?

Pearland | Friendswood

Campus data: See a breakdown of Alvin ISD’s enrollment numbers, STAAR scores

Alvin ISD is the largest school district in Brazoria County with the highest student population.

Heights | River Oaks | Montrose

10 businesses, renovations coming soon to the Heights, River Oaks, Montrose area

Curious as to what new businesses and renovations are underway or coming to the Heights, Montrose and River Oaks area?

Spring | Klein

Playhouse 1960 in Spring announces 50th season performance lineup

In mid-July, Playhouse 1960 announced the performance lineup for its upcoming 2022-23 season, which will be the theater’s 50th season of shows.

Round Rock

A heckin' good time: Round Rock and Pflugerville have many pet-friendly establishments

The cities of Round Rock and Pflugerville have several pet-friendly bars and restaurants where people can bring their animal friends.

Southwest Austin | Dripping Springs

Club Pilates now open in Southwest Austin

The studio's trainers lead classes for all skill levels six days a week.

Pearland | Friendswood

Campus data: Pearland ISD enrollment numbers fluctuate; STAAR scores exceed state averages

Pearland ISD saw several trends during the 2021-22 school year when compared to state numbers and the district’s own 2020-21 figures.

Pearland | Friendswood

District data: Breaking down enrollment, salaries, staffing at Alvin, Friendswood, Pearland ISDs

School districts in the Pearland and Friendswood area have undergone various changes over the years.


Little Kitchen HTX creates dishes with locally sourced ingredients in Jersey Village

A local couple uses their connections in famers markets to get local meats and produce to create classic dishes for their community.


iCode opens Cypress campus

The STEM learning center has opened at its new location to offer summer camps and kick off its Belt Program on Aug. 27.

Bay Area

Clear Creek ISD tax rate to reduce significantly due to rise in property values

The Clear Creek ISD fiscal year 2022-23 tax rate will be adopted at $1.1346, a reduction of over four cents.

Spring | Klein

Popshelf now open on FM 1960 in Champions area

Officials with Popshelf announced a new location opened Aug. 1 at 5650 FM 1960 W., Houston.

Round Rock

5 businesses coming soon to Round Rock

From a popular pizza restaurant to new school campuses, several businesses are coming to Round Rock starting this August. 

Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

Flower Mound Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Center now open

The office offers treatment services, hospitalization and critical care for pet emergencies.

Southwest Austin | Dripping Springs

Seventh The Austin Stone Community Church campus coming to South Austin

The property will be a home for the church's south congregation; a construction start date is planned for 2023.

Pflugerville | Hutto

4 businesses now open or coming soon to Hutto

Several new businesses are now open or will open soon in Hutto, including a fitness center and learning academies.

Pearland | Friendswood

Hometown Sports Bar & Grill, formerly a Mexican restaurant, now serves comfort food

Mexico Bar & Grill opened in 2013, but the eatery did not grow as fast as owner Ram Aguilera would have liked.