CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: 8 eateries now open, coming soon in the Cedar Park area; 4 Hwy. 105 projects to start across Conroe, Montgomery in 2022 and more top news

Curry Pizza House's curry chicken masala pizza includes a curry sauce, cheese, bell peppers, red onion, diced tomato, masala chicken and cilantro. (Courtesy Curry Pizza House)
Curry Pizza House's curry chicken masala pizza includes a curry sauce, cheese, bell peppers, red onion, diced tomato, masala chicken and cilantro. (Courtesy Curry Pizza House)

Curry Pizza House's curry chicken masala pizza includes a curry sauce, cheese, bell peppers, red onion, diced tomato, masala chicken and cilantro. (Courtesy Curry Pizza House)

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Jan. 10.

Note: The following stories were published Jan. 6-7.

Central Texas

ROUNDUP: 8 eateries now open, coming soon in the Cedar Park area


These eight eateries have opened recently, such as HappyRito Seafood, or plan to open soon, such as The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill.


Maggie Mae's opens second bar, restaurant in Leander

The bar and restaurant has live music and offers a food and drink menu of burgers, hot dogs, sandwiches, wings and more. The original Maggie Mae's on Sixth Street in Austin opened in 1978.

New pharmacy with unique business model opens on Georgetown Square

Bear’s Compounding Pharmacy opened at 109 W. Seventh St., Ste. 115, Georgetown, and will be a cash-only pharmacy on the Square that does not process insurance in an attempt to make medication cheaper for consumers.

Dallas-Fort Worth

Walmart temporarily closing Richardson store for cleaning, restocking


Walmart announced plans Jan. 7 to temporarily close its neighborhood market store at 1501 Buckingham Road, Richardson, to allow a third-party specialist the opportunity to clean and sanitize the store due to the recent increase in COVID-19 cases.

Greater Houston

4 Hwy. 105 projects to start across Conroe, Montgomery in 2022


The Texas Department of Transportation is expected to start working on four segments of Hwy. 105 in the Conroe and Montgomery areas in 2022, spanning from Montgomery to the San Jacinto County line.

Taylor Girtman, William C. Wadsack, Eddie Harbour and Anna Lotz contributed to this report.