IMPACTS ROUNDUP: League Park improvements nearing completion and more

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(Courtesy city of League City)

(Courtesy city of League City)

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

Now Open

GTX Plumbing and Drain in August opened a location at 6731 River Ridge Lane, Dickinson. The business, which is family-owned and -operated, serves residents from Galveston up to South Houston. GTX offers free consultations through calls, emails and texts. 832-340-4504. www.gtxplumbing.com

Reopening

AMC Theatres on Aug. 20 began a phased reopening of 630 locations, including one at 11801 S. Sam Houston Parkway, Houston. More than 400 locations will reopen by the end of September. Ticket prices on reopening day were only 15 cents, commemorating the first AMC screen that debuted in 1920 in Kansas City, Missouri, and charged 15 cents per ticket. The AMC Safe and Clean program will have safety features that include mandatory mask-wearing for employees and customers, enhanced cleaning protocols, upgraded air filtering and reduced theater capacity, according to the company website. AMC Theaters temporarily closed all locations March 17 due to the coronavirus pandemic. 281-464-8801. www.amctheatres.com


In the News

League City is making progress on improvements to League Park at 512 Second St., League City. The work includes new pavers, lighting and a large lawn that will be used to host events, such as Holiday in the Park. Extra landscape beds will be installed along the park’s perimeter. Additionally, the project will result in drainage improvements for the historic district surrounding the park. Work is about 80% done and will be substantially completed by November. 281-554-1000. www.leaguecity.com
By Jake Magee

Editor, Bay Area & Pearland/Friendswood

Jake has been a print journalist for several years, covering numerous beats including city government, education, business and more. Starting off at a daily newspaper in southern Wisconsin, Magee covered two small cities before being promoted to covering city government in the heart of newspaper's coverage area. He moved to Houston in mid-2018 to be the editor for and launch the Bay Area edition of Community Impact Newspaper. Today, he covers everything from aerospace to transportation to flood mitigation.