Stone Cold Meats opens in Cypress; Spring ISD opens new school and more Houston-area news

Stone Cold Meats is bringing a new location to Cypress. (Courtesy Stone Cold Meats)
Stone Cold Meats is bringing a new location to Cypress. (Courtesy Stone Cold Meats)

Stone Cold Meats is bringing a new location to Cypress. (Courtesy Stone Cold Meats)

Read the latest business and community news from Greater Houston.

Cy-Fair

League City butcher shop expanding with new location in Cypress

Stone Cold Meats, a family-owned butcher shop based in League City, is bringing a new location to 13215 Grant Road, Cypress. Its owners said they are hoping to open the business in March.

Manny’s Greek Cafe closes after serving Cy-Fair for 16 years



Manny’s Greek Cafe, located at 8475 Hwy. 6 N., Ste. E, Houston, closed for business Dec. 31. Owner Manny Yiakras opened the restaurant in 2004 with his grandmother’s recipes. The menu included Greek burgers, pasta, hummus, dolmades, spanakopita and gyros, among other items.

Spring-Klein

Spring ISD opens Westfield High School Ninth-Grade Center on Jan. 5


Spring ISD welcomed students Jan. 5 to the Westfield High School Ninth-Grade Center for the start of the spring 2021 semester.

Heights-River Oaks-Montrose

Montrose Half Price Books to close as center faces redevelopment

The last remaining Inner Loop location of Half Price Books—set at 1011 Westheimer Road, Houston—is closing this month after almost 20 years in business.

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic to open new River Oaks location

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic will unveil its latest location in the River Oaks Shopping Center in fall 2021, the Pearland-based health care firm has announced.

SugarLand-Missouri CIty

Mala Sichuan Bistro opens fourth Houston-area restaurant in Sugar Land

Mala Sichuan Bistro opened its fourth restaurant at 3412 Hwy. 6, Ste. P, Sugar Land, in December after several delays due to natural disasters and the coronavirus pandemic.

Bellaire-Meyerland-West University

Texans Fit eyeing spring for new Meyerland gym opening


Texans Fit, a state-of-the-art gym developed by partners Mark Mastrov and the Houston Texans, will open a new location this spring in Meyerland Plaza at 8650 Endicott Lane, Houston.

12 restaurants in the Bellaire, Meyerland and West University area potentially opening in 2021

With COVID-19 putting a damper on retail and restaurants, there are still 12 new eateries potentially opening in 2021 in the Bellaire-Meyerland-West University area.

Conroe-Montgomery

Millennium Physicians now open in Conroe

Millennium Physicians opened a new office in Conroe on Jan. 4, according to Marketing Coordinator Corinne Beyer. The new clinic is located at 506 Medical Center Blvd. Ste. 100, Conroe, at the HCA Houston Healthcare Conroe campus. Services offered at this location include medical oncology and hematology, radiation oncology, pulmonology, laboratory, diagnostic imaging and an infusion treatment area.

Greater Houston

STUDY: Houston neighborhood temperatures can vary by nearly 20 degrees at same time of day


At the same time of day in the Houston area, temperatures can vary by nearly 20 degrees among neighborhoods, a new study finds.

Harris County

Bars closed, businesses back to 50% capacity in Harris County as COVID-19 hospitalizations remain above 15% threshold


COVID-19 hospitalizations in Trauma Service Area Q—which includes Harris, Montgomery, Fort Bend and six other surrounding counties—exceeded 15% of total hospital capacity for the past seven consecutive days, according to data from the Texas Department of State Health Services.

Montgomery County

2,000 more COVID-19 vaccine doses sent to Montgomery County providers in 4th week of distribution


In Montgomery County, 2,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine were sent to 15 local clinics, physicians' offices and pharmacies in the fourth week of allocations through the Texas Department of State Health Services.

Fort Bend County

Fort Bend County moves forward with vaccine distribution


Fort Bend County announced Jan. 4 it had received 1,000 vaccines and would begin contacting preregistered individuals to schedule their first dose, but as of Jan. 5, the county's coronavirus vaccine preregistration was full.

Adriana Rezal, Claire Shoop, Emma Whalen, Hunter Marrow, Danica Lloyd, Matt Dulin, Eva Vigh, Hannah Zedaker, Ben Thompson and Laura Aebi contributed to this report.