Houston unveils mural map, Northwest Assistance Ministries seeks volunteers: News from the metro

Michael C. Rodriguez's mural on Dunlavy Street in Montrose is one of hundreds of murals featured on the Houston Mural Map. (Matt Dulin/Community Impact Newspaper)
Michael C. Rodriguez's mural on Dunlavy Street in Montrose is one of hundreds of murals featured on the Houston Mural Map. (Matt Dulin/Community Impact Newspaper)

Michael C. Rodriguez's mural on Dunlavy Street in Montrose is one of hundreds of murals featured on the Houston Mural Map. (Matt Dulin/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Heights-River Oaks-Montrose

Tour Houston’s public art virtually or in person with new citywide mural map


A new map tracking all of Houston’s murals helps residents learn about public art throughout the city.

Here is where Houston ISD will continue curbside meal pickup through end of the summer



Houston ISD will resume its curbside meal pickup program July 20 at a dozen locations, including seven in partnership with the Houston Food Bank, which operates 250 partner sites throughout the region.

Spring-Klein

Northwest Assistance Ministries in need of volunteers to assist with daily programs, upcoming events

Northwest Assistance Ministries is in need of a large volume of volunteers to assist with food distribution and other tasks for several upcoming events throughout July and August.

Conroe

Starbucks now open in Conroe

Starbucks opened June 1 at 235 S. Loop 336 W., Ste. 100, Conroe in the Grand Central Park Marketplace. The coffee shop has about 20 employees and offers a drive-thru and nitro cold brew taps.

Cy-Fair

7 Cy-Fair restaurants participating in Houston Restaurant Weeks

Officials with Houston Restaurant Weeks announced an initial list of restaurants participating in the Aug. 1-Sept. 7 event across the Greater Houston area, including seven in the Cy-Fair area.

Cubiture.com targets end of September for new office, warehouse, showroom project

A new office, warehouse and showroom space for Cubiture.com is slated to open by the end of September at 10707 Telge Road, Houston.

Pearland-Friendswood

Texas organizations launch Texas Return to Work Initiative for workers, business owners


Several Texas organizations launched the Texas Return to Work Initiative July 15, which includes a survey and resource guide meant to help Texans return to work quickly and safely, according to the resource guide.

Sugar Land-Missouri City

Candidate applications for November Missouri City City Council election to be accepted July 20-Aug. 17


The filing period for those seeking to run in the November election for Missouri City City Council opens July 18, and the city will begin accepting applications the next business day, July 20.

Sugar Land Parks & Recreation Department to host virtual community events July 26-31

Sugar Land’s Parks & Recreation Department will host virtual activities and classes each day July 26-31, according to a July 16 press release from the city. This online summer series coincides with National Park and Recreation Month.

Katy

MAP: Here are the Katy-area restaurants participating in Houston Restaurant Weeks 2020

The 2020 Houston Restaurants Weeks will run between Aug. 1-Sept. 7, and six Katy-area restaurants have signed on to participate as of July 17.

Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood

Citing financial problems from COVID-19, Zachary's Cajun Cafe in Kingwood closes indefinitely

Zachary’s Cajun Cafe, located at 716 Kingwood Drive, is closed indefinitely, according to a June 2 Facebook post from the business. The post cited “financial problems from COVID-19” as the reason for closing.

Emma Whalen, Andy Li, Matt Dulin, Shawn Arrajj, Haley Morrison, Claire Shoop, Hannah Zedaker, Jen Para, Kelly Schafler and Danica Lloyd contributed to this report.