Houston Morning Market Co. expands across region and more local news

Houston Morning Market Company is poised to launch three new markets across the Greater Houston area by Nov. 19. (Courtesy Houston Morning Market Company)
Houston Morning Market Company is poised to launch three new markets across the Greater Houston area by Nov. 19. (Courtesy Houston Morning Market Company)

Houston Morning Market Company is poised to launch three new markets across the Greater Houston area by Nov. 19. (Courtesy Houston Morning Market Company)

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Houston metro

Heights Morning Market owner to launch markets in Tomball, Conroe, downtown


“The goal is really just bringing communities together, bringing diversity to these rural communities,” owner Hayley Summers said.

Harris County


Harris County celebrates grand opening of new 50,000-square-foot pet resource center

The new facility provides capacity for 525 animals.

Montgomery County

Montgomery County Food Bank announces November start for holiday food drive


Donations will be collected at two locations Dec. 4.

Sugar Land-Missouri City

Summer Moon Coffee to open Missouri City location

The Austin-based coffee shop is known for its wood-fired roasting process and its signature Moon Milk creamer.

Spring-Klein

Raising Cane's now open in The Vintage area


Raising Cane's celebrated the grand opening of its newest restaurant, located at 10950 Louetta Road, Houston, on Oct. 29.

Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood

Blue Lagoon Bar & Grill to open alongside Balmoral's Crystal Clear Lagoon


The eatery will be open to the public, but the lagoon is only open to members.

The Woodlands

Rose Rooftop now serving upscale dining, spirits in Waterway Square


The venue features a lounge, restaurant and rooftop bar, along with a variety of events.

Katy

Gringo's Mexican Kitchen to open in Katy area


Gringo’s Mexican Kitchen located at 230 W. Grand Parkway S., Katy, will open Nov. 10.

Bellaire-Meyerland-West University

Bellaire-Meyerland-West University Place updates: Business openings, renovations and anniversaries to know for October and beyond

Here is an October roundup of businesses that have opened, are coming soon, or have undergone renovations.

Heights-River Oaks-Montrose

Heights-based Fat Cat Creamery expands into new location


The expansion will allow Fat Cat to also grow its wholesale business.

Montrose Collective construction reaches topping-out milestone

The project is slated for completion by summer 2021.

Andrew Christman, Matt Dulin, Danica Lloyd, Anna Lotz, Hunter Marrow, Kelly Schafler, Claire Shoop, Nola Valente and Hannah Zedaker contributed to this report.

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