Krab Kingz opens in Cypress; Pine Street Eats & Sweets to open in Tomball and more Houston-area news

Krab Kingz is now open in Cypress. (Courtesy Krab Kingz)
Krab Kingz is now open in Cypress. (Courtesy Krab Kingz)

Krab Kingz is now open in Cypress. (Courtesy Krab Kingz)

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Cy-Fair

Krab Kingz opens Cypress storefront

Officials with Krab Kingz confirmed the new storefront entered a soft opening phase Jan. 14 at 12640 Telge Road, Ste. D, Cypress. The business previously operated from a food truck on the same site while the restaurant was under construction.

King Nails Cypress plans grand opening on Hwy. 290



King Nails Cypress has slated a grand opening for Feb. 7 at 25905 Hwy. 290, Ste. G, Cypress. The salon offers more than 2,000 nail color options, with services ranging from shellac manicures to charcoal detox pedicures and organic coconut milk pedicures.

Tomball-Magnolia

Pine Street Eats & Sweets sets spring opening in Tomball


Pine Street Eats & Sweets is slated to open this spring at 107 N. Pine St., Tomball, according to owner Megan Teismann. As previously reported by Community Impact Newspaper, the business was originally expected to open in January 2020.

Lutheran outdoor ministry Camp Lone Star opens Tomball campus

Camp Lone Star, an outdoor Lutheran ministry, opened its second campus in October at 22610 Tuwa Road, Tomball. Known as the Pines Campus, the camp and retreat center offers guests of varied ages venue space for Christian-focused events, including weddings, summer camp and overnight retreats, according to Site Manager Wendy Kaiser.

The Woodlands

French Cuff Boutique brings personal styling to The Woodlands customers

Customers who seek advice on the perfect outfit or a seasonal addition to their wardrobes can find the latest styles and styling support at French Cuff Boutique in The Woodlands.

Spring-Klein

University Title Company opens new location in Spring

University Title Company opened a new location Dec. 21 at 16000 Stuebner Airline Road, Ste. 150, Spring.

Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood

DDS Dentures + Implant Solutions in Humble rebrands to Affordable Dentures & Implants


National dentistry practice DDS Dentures + Implant Solutions rebranded several locations to Affordable Dentures & Implants on Jan. 1.

Heights-River Oaks-Montrose

Van Leeuwen Ice Cream is coming to Montrose Collective


New York City's Van Leeuwen Ice Cream will open a location in this fall in the Montrose Collective development at 888 Westheimer Road, developer Radom Capital has confirmed.

Kelly Schafler, Danica Lloyd, Adriana Rezal, Hannah Zedaker and Matt Dulin contributed to this report.



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A mandate will remain in effect for the time being requiring all riders to weak masks on vehicles run by the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, officials announced March 3.  (Courtesy Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County)
Mask mandate to remain in effect for all METRO vehicles, properties

The announcement comes one day after Texas Gov. Greg Abbott rescinded his mask order for the state.

Three seats are up for election on Jersey Village City Council this May. (Community Impact staff)
7 candidates file for three Jersey Village City Council seats up for election this May

Two candidates each have filed to run in the mayoral race and the race for City Council Place 2, and three candidates have filed to run for City Council Place 3.

Following Gov. Greg Abbott's March 2 announcement that the statewide mask mandate and COVID-19-related business restrictions will be lifted as of March 10, Harris County and city of Houston leaders are weighing in, and local health care providers are urging residents to continue to take precautions. (Courtesy Pexels)
Harris County, Houston leaders call end of statewide mask mandate a 'distraction' from power grid failures

"At best, today’s decision is wishful thinking. At worst, it is a cynical attempt to distract Texans from the failures of state oversight of our power grid," Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo said.

As of 11:30 a.m. on March 2, eight areas across Harris County remained under boil water notice affecting about 2,300 residents. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Thousands in unincorporated Harris County remain under boil notices

As of 11:30 a.m. on March 2, eight areas across Harris County remained under boil water notice affecting about 2,300 residents.

A face mask policy has been in place this school year—it states that all staff and pre-K-12 students must wear masks in common areas and in classrooms when social distancing is not feasible. (Courtesy Cy-Fair ISD)
Cy-Fair ISD officials: Face mask policy will remain in place until further notice

A face mask policy has been in place this school year—it states that all staff and pre-K-12 students must wear masks in common areas and in classrooms when social distancing is not feasible.

Cy-Hope was named Nonprofit of the Year. (Danica Lloyd/Community Impact Newspaper)
Cy-Fair Houston Chamber of Commerce recognizes 2020 award winners

Winners included a nonprofit and three local businesses that gave back to the Cy-Fair community and overcame challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market is returning in person for its spring iteration. (Courtesy Jennifer Greene/HoustonBallet)
Houston Nutcracker Market to make in-person return this spring

Of the 150 merchants on the roster, nearly 50 will be making their spring debut in 2021.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced March 2 that mask mandates and business capacity restrictions will be lifted in Texas. (Courtesy Office of the Texas Governor)
Gov. Greg Abbott lifts statewide mask mandate, business restrictions in Texas

With vaccine distribution increasing, Gov. Greg Abbott said "people and businesses don't need the state telling them how to operate." Some local officials are pushing back, saying the relaxed restrictions are coming too early.

Kiddie Academy opened in January. (Courtesy Havas Formula)
New Kiddie Academy location opens in northwest Houston

Curriculum at Kiddie Academy of Cypresswood promotes intellectual, social, physical and emotional growth, officials said.

COVID-19 rates in Cy-Fair ISD trended down throughout February. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
89 new COVID-19 cases reported in Cy-Fair ISD schools Feb. 22-28

After districtwide cases spiked in January with more than 300 per week on average, the numbers began trending down in February, mirroring Harris County's trends.

Most of the electric grid in Texas is managed by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, which is not linked to other interconnected national electrical systems. (Courtesy Electric Reliability Council of Texas)
Leaving the Texas power grid 'not likely to be an option' for Harris County, official says

Just two weeks after severe winter weather dropped Harris County temperatures below freezing for three consecutive days, which led to widespread power outages, loss of water and the deaths of at least 50 county residents, Harris County Commissioners Court called for major reform at the state level regarding the Texas power grid and related energy policies.

Hank's Crab Shack gets and sells several hundred pounds of crawfish daily, especially during the peak of crawfish season. (Morgan Theophil/Community Impact Newspaper)
Hank's Crab Shack serving Katy; 16 Spring-Klein business updates and more Houston-area news

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