Here is a roundup of local business news in Clear Lake and League City.

Coming Soon

The Burger Joint has signed a lease on a 35,916-square-foot parcel along Bay Area Boulevard, in front of the Baybrook Mall. The restaurant plans to open in the fall, making it the business’s third Houston location and the first outside the Inner Loop. The Burger Joint serves sandwiches, hot dogs, shakes and, of course, burgers. 281-974-2889.

Name Change

The Bay Area Museum in Clear Lake Park at 5001 NASA Parkway, Seabrook, has changed its name as of late June to the Kaila Sullivan Chapel. Sullivan was a Nassau Bay police sergeant killed in the line of duty Dec. 10, 2019. The chapel is a wedding venue and hosts historic exhibits, including memorabilia from the the Lunar Rendezvous Festival, an annual celebration of the Bay Area’s link to space exploration. 281-326-6539.


Gulf Greyhound Park, 1000 FM 2004, La Marque, closed June 30 after nearly three decades in business. The owners cited a decline in live racing and wagering led to the closing. Animal Wellness Action representatives said they and Grey2K USA Worldwide are trying to ban greyhound racing in the United States, having successfully phased-out the activity in Florida, Arkansas and Alabama since 2018. 409-986-9500.