Cy-Fair hosts events and more Houston-area news

The show is making a stop at Sam Houston Race Park this December. (Courtesy UniverSoul Circus)
The show is making a stop at Sam Houston Race Park this December. (Courtesy UniverSoul Circus)

The show is making a stop at Sam Houston Race Park this December. (Courtesy UniverSoul Circus)

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11 events to attend in Cy-Fair this month

Businesses in the Boardwalk at Towne Lake feature specials for the first two weeks of the month, and guests can see “snow” every evening from 7-7:15 p.m.

Bay Area

IMPACTS ROUNDUP: Mediterraneo relocating by end of year and more

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


Tomball's first downtown mural slated for information center pending council approval

Tomball City Council members are anticipated to vote on approving a mural for the Tomball Information Center, located at 215 W. Main St., on Dec. 7. The mural project—in the works for nearly a year—will be located on the west-facing wall of the information center.

Tomball's Railroad Museum reopens Dec. 5

Tomball's Historic Depot Railroad Museum will reopen Dec. 5 at 201 S. Elm St., Tomball, after being closed for months amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Al Chile Taqueria now serving authentic Mexican food in Tomball

Mexican eatery Al Chile Taqueria opened in Tomball on Sept. 18 at 16918 FM 2920. The taqueria’s menu offers a variety of authentic Mexican food items, ranging from street tacos to tortas and grilled quesadillas.


Gourmet popcorn store Snacktime Express opens in Montgomery

Snacktime Express, a gourmet popcorn store, opened at 18413 Hwy. 105, Ste. B, Montgomery, in November.

Lights, parades and shopping: 6 holiday events to attend in Conroe, Montgomery

Woodforest hosts a light tour of 70 magical lighted displays and holiday decorations.

Balloon business A.L. Party Creations coming to Conroe

A.L. Party Creations, a new balloon business, is coming soon to 1108 N. Loop 336 W., Ste. R, Conroe, at the storefront that was previously Barbara's Resale Shop, according to city documents.

The Woodlands

Piney Rose to celebrate first anniversary in The Woodlands storefront

Local florist Piney Rose will celebrate its first year at its storefront location at 2417 Research Forest Drive, Unit B, The Woodlands, on Dec. 7.

Baja Sur serves up fresh Tex-Mex cuisine in Creekside Park West

Tex-Mex restaurant Baja Sur officially opened its doors for service Dec. 1 at 26435 Kuykendahl Road, Tomball.


Firedisc Cookers opens in Katy

Firedisc Cookers held a grand opening Nov. 21 at 25302 Cinco Ranch Blvd, Ste. H140, Katy. The 4,600-square-foot store offers high-quality outdoor grills and accessories.

Sugar Land-Missouri City

Missouri City extends early voting hours for runoff race

Missouri City is extending early voting in its Dec. 12 runoff elections beginning Dec. 5.

Bellaire-Meyerland-West University

Meyerland Jewelers to close in January

Meyerland Jewelers, located at 120 Meyerland Plaza Mall, Houston, will be shutting down, according to a Nov. 21 Facebook post from the shop’s owner.

Danica Lloyd, Jake Magee, Anna Lotz, Adriana Rezal, Eva Vigh, Anna Lotz, Andrew Christman, Laura Aebi and Hunter Marrow contributed to this report.


Harris County Emergency Services District No. 11 met Jan. 21 at its new administrative offices. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)
Harris County Emergency Services District No. 11 lays groundwork for 911 dispatching plans

Cypress Creek EMS currently serves as a dispatch facility for 17 emergency agencies.

(Courtesy The Connection School of Houston)
A guide to Cy-Fair private schools in 2021

See extracurricular activities offered, current enrollment and tuition rates at local private schools.

“Hope is on the horizon,” Fort Bend County Judge KP George said at a press conference Jan. 4. “The vaccine is here.”
Vaccine distribution starts in Fort Bend County and more top Houston-area news

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The new salon specializes in manicures and pedicures as well as waxing and facials. (Courtesy King Nails Cypress)
King Nails Cypress plans grand opening on Hwy. 290

The new salon specializes in manicures and pedicures as well as waxing and facials.

Members of the Cy-Fair Fire Department Emergency Medical Services team respond to an accident on Brittmore Road in Cy-Fair on Jan. 8. (Courtesy Capt. Daniel Arizpe/Cy-Fair Fire Department)
New fund to benefit Cy-Fair firefighters, department members

"We want to be able to come in and do some work that needs to be done for these heroic people."

One local health system leader said he expects everyone, including those under age 65, will have access to the vaccine within the next 90 days. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Houston-area health system leaders talk progress, hurdles during COVID-19

Officials from CHI St. Luke’s Health and UTMB Health said community members must remain vigilant as case counts climb but that they expect the current surge to peak by early February.

During a North Houston Association meeting Jan. 20, Jazz Hamilton—first vice president with the Retail Brokerage Services Group for CBRE—discussed how the future of retail will likely be shaped by the conveniences to which consumers have become accustomed amid the coronavirus pandemic. (Ronald Winters/Community Impact Newspaper)
Pandemic-induced retail conveniences are here to stay, official says

According to Jazz Hamilton, first vice president with the Retail Brokerage Services group for CBRE, between January and November of 2020, consumers spent almost $550 billion online—a 33% increase from 2019.

The estimated number of active COVID-19 cases in Harris County has surpassed 50,000, reaching 51,362 as of the most recent data Jan. 20, according to the Harris County Public Health Department. (Community Impact staff)
Harris County coronavirus count: Active cases top 50,000

See the latest trends on COVID-19 in Harris County.

Bao Bros. Bistro opened on Hwy. 6 in October, offering steamed bao buns, boba tea and beer. (Courtesy Bao Bros. Bistro)
44 restaurants, cafes and other eateries that opened in Cy-Fair in 2020

From our January edition: See the new openings in the Cy-Fair area over the past year

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

Krab Kingz entered a soft opening phase Jan. 14 at 12640 Telge Road, Ste. D, Cypress.

In addition to vaccine hubs, there are also smaller community vaccine providers throughout Texas, such as pharmacies, that may also have the vaccine available. (Eva Vigh/Community Impact Newspaper)
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