The El Camino Real H-E-B will close soon, but is open as of Dec. 6. (Jake Magee/Community Impact Newspaper)
H-E-B will open a location Dec. 29 at the intersection of El Dorado Boulevard and Gatebrook Drive. The location is less than three miles from the Clear Lake location at 16811 El Camino Real, Houston; the El Camino Real store will close soon, but is open as of Dec. 6. The grocer has over 340 locations throughout Texas and northeast Mexico. 281-488-1601. www.heb.com
A native central New Yorker, Colleen worked as an editorial intern with the Cy-Fair and Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood editions of Community Impact Newspaper before joining the Bay Area team in 2020. She covers public education, higher education, business and development news in southeast Houston. Colleen graduated in 2019 from Syracuse University and the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, where she worked for the university's independent student newspaper The Daily Orange. Her degrees are in journalism and Spanish language and culture. When not chasing a story, Colleen can be found petting cats and dogs, listening to podcasts, swimming or watching true crime documentaries.