King Nails Cypress plans grand opening on Hwy. 290
The new salon specializes in manicures and pedicures as well as waxing and facials. (Courtesy King Nails Cypress)
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By Danica Lloyd
Legislators probe energy officials over power failures, lack of preparation heading into winter storm
The Texas Legislature held hearings Feb. 25 with energy companies including Oncor Electric Delivery and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas in response to last week’s historic winter storm, which left millions of Texans without electricity for days.
Q&A: Greater Houston Builders Association President Keith Luechtefeld discusses power, plumbing, frozen pipes after Winter Storm Uri
Keith Luechtefeld spoke with Community Impact Newspaper about some of the short-term and long-term repercussions of the storm as well as some of the reasons why so many homes saw burst pipes during the freezing weather.
District offiicials have said they hope Phase 1 of construction will be complete by August.
‘It’s been a rough year for us’: Expert explains economic effects of winter storm, ongoing pandemic in Houston region
“It's been a rough year for us economically; it's been a rough year for us public health wise. It's just been a rough year for us psychologically—first the coronavirus and then the freeze," said Patrick Jankowski, senior vice president of research with the Greater Houston Partnership.
Parking garage at George Bush Intercontinental Airport to be demolished to make way for new Mickey Leland International Terminal
The international central processor, which is part of the new Mickey Leland International Terminal, will replace the parking garage for terminals D and E.
As many as 31 stores across nine states will be shuttered as Fry's Electronics shuts down due to market changes and the pandemic.
ERCOT's CEO offered details into what led to the massive blackouts that left millions of Texans in the cold last week.
Emerging technology and alternative-energy sectors could help ease the blow of the downturn in Houston's oil and gas industry caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Although Cy-Fair has reported more than 50,000 cases of the coronavirus as of this week, active cases in the community have been on the decline since the start of the month.
Following the winter storm-induced statewide power outages last week that left thousands of Harris County residents without heat amid freezing temperatures, the Harris County Commissioners Court will begin exploring what it would take for Harris County to leave the state's power grid at its Feb. 26 meeting.
Bar and grill Little Woodrow's opens in Tomball; Los Gallitos Mexican Cafe reopens in Sugar Land and more Houston-area news
Read the latest business and community news from the Houston area.
2021 also marks the 60th anniversary of Six Flags Entertainment Corp.