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Argo AI begins driverless vehicle testing in Austin

The autonomous driving company aims to bring driverless services to ridesharing, delivery and logistics companies.


Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood

Weather Shield Structures Solution Factory to celebrate grand opening in Kingwood June 17

The business offers both commercial and residential roofing services as well as storm damage restoration, commercial and residential asset risk management, insurance claims consultation and project design and engineering services.


Bay Area

A fresh start: Development taking off in Seabrook as Hwy. 146 widening nears completion

It is three years into the Texas Department of Transportation’s five-year, $201 million project to widen Hwy. 146 from Seabrook to Kemah, and Seabrook City Manager Gayle Cook said the construction, while frustrating, will be a fresh start for Seabrook.



Plano

Plano Fishing Guide: Here are six stocked fishing locations in the city

Every year the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department stocks an estimated 40 million fish in public lakes, ponds and bays throughout the state, according to the department’s website.


Southwest Austin | Dripping Springs

Car-buying company Car Zeus now open in South Austin

Car Zeus allows customers to submit for-sale vehicle information online and receive an offer via text message.


San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

Jax Burgers, Fries & Shakes now open in downtown San Marcos

A new location of Jax Burgers, Fries & Shakes opened May 11 at 117 E. Hopkins St., San Marcos.


Sugar Land | Missouri City

Check out the 5 latest commercial projects filed in Sugar Land and Missouri City, including Lifestyle Medical

Curious as to what new businesses and renovations are underway or coming to Sugar Land and Missouri City?



Spring | Klein

Hewlett Packard Enterprise opens new headquarters in City Place in Spring

Following just over two years of construction, officials with Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced the completion of its new campus in City Place via a news release April 4.


Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood

Fall Creek Sports Complex to host grand reopening celebration May 27

The newly expanded Fall Creek Sports Complex encompasses two baseball fields, two soccer fields, two sand volleyball courts and two dog parks in addition to playground equipment, covered pavilions, picnic areas, and pingpong and chess tables.


Bay Area

Bay Area struggles with supply chain issues, employment gaps

It has been over two years since the COVID-19 pandemic started in the Houston area, and Bay Area business owners said they continue to feel the effects on supply chains, inflation and labor shortages.


Plano

Ice cream shop Local Creamery plans to open Plano location

An exact opening date has not yet been announced, but signage on the building states it is “coming soon.”



Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood

Enterprise car, truck rentals coming to Park Air 59 development in Humble by end of 2022

The businesses will occupy 4.9 acres at the northeast corner of Will Clayton Parkway and Hwy. 59.


Southwest Austin | Dripping Springs

Spokesman Coffee Roasters South to celebrate 5-year anniversary May 21

The event will be marked by a party featuring a DJ, food vendors and limited edition merchandise.


San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

Tropical Smoothie Cafe now open in Kyle

A new location of Tropical Smoothie Cafe opened in late April at 4460 FM 1626, Ste. 100, Kyle.


Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

2022 Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo generated 1.55M visitor days, $115M in direct spending, report shows

“2022 was an amazing year for the Fort Worth’s largest and oldest public event,” said Brad Barnes, president and general manager of the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo.



Spring | Klein

Yi Cha Tea & Coffee to celebrate grand opening in Spring on June 11

The business will offer a menu of hot and iced coffee and tea-based beverages as well as smoothies, milk teas and frappes.


Spring | Klein

Opioid overdose deaths increasing in Harris County

A growing opioid epidemic that has seen increases in overdoses and deaths nationwide has been exacerbated in Harris County due to strained access to treatment and other factors during the COVID-19 pandemic, local officials said.


Bay Area

Learn about Bay Knoll, May's featured neighborhood

This Clear Lake neighborhood has over 600 single-family homes.


Bay Area

Clear Lake resident Jimmy Phillips makes living carving wood

After 30 years as a salesperson, Clear Lake resident Jimmy Phillips began his art career around 2005 while chopping down a tree in his front yard.



Richardson

Funding for arts organizations has gone up during fiscal year 2021-22 in Richardson

Anthony Pampillonia, chair of the Richardson Cultural Arts Commission, said the city expanded its reach to help fund 21 arts organizations during fiscal year 2021-22.