Read the latest business and community news from the Houston metro area.

Sugar Land

Sugar Land Skeeters begin two-month summer league at Constellation Field on July 10

Sugar Land Skeeters President Chris Hill said when the coronavirus pandemic derailed the team's normal schedule, the organization looked for ways to stay engaged with the community.

The team upped its social media presence, and starting July 10, it will host the Constellation Energy League, in which a group of four teams will play 56 games in July and August at Constellation Field.

Bay Area

DATA: Over 3,100 Bay Area businesses receive at least $229 million in PPP loans

A total of 3,114 businesses in Clear Lake, League City, Webster, Seabrook and Kemah received Paycheck Protection Program loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration totaling at least $229.19 million, according to SBA data.

The loans saved at least 37,693 local jobs, according to the data.

Children’s Lighthouse now open in Seabrook

Children’s Lighthouse opened June 15 at 2551 Humble Road, Seabrook, adjacent to Ed White Elementary School. The 11,200-square-foot school sits on a 89,000-square-foot property and includes room for classroom and group setting work for about 200 students, indoor and outdoor play areas, and a kitchen that provides healthy meals and snacks.

The Nutrition Fix opens in League City

The Nutrition Fix opened in League City Plaza at 194 Gulf Freeway, Ste. D3, League City, in early July.

The Woodlands

Crust Pizza Co. opens new location in Harper's Preserve

Crust Pizza Co. is now taking orders at its newest branch in Harper's Preserve, located at 10160 Hwy. 242, Ste. 1500, Conroe on July 6.

W. Byron Satterfield, D.D.S., M.A.G.D. General Dentistry coming under new ownership

W. Byron Satterfield, D.D.S., M.A.G.D. General Dentistry, located at 9100 Forest Crossing Drive, Ste. B, The Woodlands, will be acquired July 10 by Dr. Thomas Pickett and be renamed Pickett Dental Group.


Cypress Creek Fire Department partners with Ring app

Officials with the Cypress Creek Fire Department announced July 2 a new partnership with the Neighbors mobile app by Ring.

Houston Methodist medical offices now open in Cypress

Houston Methodist opened its newest medical offices near the Boardwalk at Towne Lake in early June at 9915 Barker Cypress Road, Bldg. 5, Ste. 200, Cypress. Houston Methodist Primary Care Group and Specialty Physician Group offers cardiology, orthopedics and sports medicine, women’s services and primary care.


GUIDE: Onward Roofing & Remodeling in Tomball shares 5 tips for homeowners

The extreme heat in Houston plays a major role in the lifespan of a house’s roof. Jeff Wohrer, owner of Onward Roofing & Remodeling, breaks down what homeowners should look out for in gauging whether a roof needs repairs and how to care for it.

GUIDE: Local business EnviroCon Termite & Pest shares 5 tips about pest control

Homes are always susceptible to pests, regardless of the season or location. Community Impact Newspaper spoke with Steve Durham of EnviroCon Termite & Pest about some tips for homeowners.


3 Katy-area children's services businesses host June openings

In June, three businesses related to child care and children's activities opened in the Katy area.


Houston's fifth annual Black Restaurant Week returns July 10-19

Houston's fifth annual Black Restaurant Week returns July 10-19 with 15 participating restaurants.

Jake Magee, Claire Shoop, Andrew Christman, Danica Lloyd, Dylan Sherman, Jen Para and Hannah Zedaker contributed to this report.