Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Nov. 19.

Note: The following stories were published Nov. 18-19.

Central Texas

183 North construction expected to begin in early 2022 and other project updates from the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority

The 9-mile 183 North project is expected to begin construction in early 2022. The project would add two tolled lanes and one non-tolled lane in each direction along the stretch of US 183 from SH 45 to MoPac.

Developer fees to add parkland jump 124% as Austin continues to grow its green space

One way the city funds the park growth is with fees paid by builders. Every time a developer creates new housing, the city requires that they either add parkland or pay a fee.

Dallas-Fort Worth

Frisco puts 'best foot forward' to recruit 2026 World Cup matches to region in visit from FIFA

Visit Frisco, the city’s marketing arm, has joined several North Texas organizations in an effort to host matches at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. The games could trigger an estimated $415 million economic boost to the DFW metroplex, according to data from the Dallas Sports Commission.

Greater Houston

Houston-based Kirby Ice House plans to open location in The Woodlands Town Center

The Woodlands Kirby Ice House location is expected to follow a layout similar to the Upper Kirby and Memorial locations, with over 10,000 square feet of indoor bar space and over 18,000 square feet of backyard space with room for outdoor games, food trucks and events.

'We don't want this': League City residents overwhelmingly oppose E. Walker Street extension

Dozens of League City residents voiced their opposition to a proposed extension of East Walker Street during a Nov. 17 public meeting, reinforcing the feedback city officials said they have gotten since the inception of the 2019 general obligation bond program.

Colleen Ferguson, Ally Bolender, Matt Payne, Maggie Quinlan and Benton Graham contributed to this report