Carmengio’s Italian Food & Pizzeria

What we reported Il Primo Pizza and Wirch-2017-01-11-2ngs, which has a location on Grand Parkway, built a custom food truck out of a repurposed U-Haul.

What’s next The owners plan to serve up pizza and wings at Super Bowl festivities this year. The truck will then be available to be used at community events.

8019 W. Grand Parkway S.,Ste. 1035, Richmond

 This story is one update from The January Issue. View the full list of 5 notable restaurant expansions here.



The Houston Food Bank is in need of volunteers and donations after it was forced to throw out 1.8 million pounds of food.
Houston Food Bank in need of donations, volunteers after tossing nearly two million pounds of contaminated food

The Houston Food Bank needs help after it was forced to throw out about 1.8 million pounds of food.

B.B. Lemon
B.B. Lemon marks one-year anniversary of Washington Avenue location

Benjamin Berg’s B.B. Lemon marked the one-year anniversary of its location at 1809 Washington Ave., Houston, in November.

Frame River Oaks District
LA and London-based Frame to bring fashion brand to River Oaks District

Frame, a Los Angeles and London-based fashion brand, will open its first Houston location in the River Oaks District.

TxDOT has announced several Hwy. 290 lane closures this weekend. (Shawn Arrajj/Community Impact Newspaper)
17 Hwy. 290 lane closures affecting Cy-Fair drivers this weekend, Nov. 22-24

The Texas Department of Transportation has announced the following lane closures planned along Hwy. 290 this weekend.

Houston gets a nod to bygone brewery with New Magnolia Brewing Co.

The Heights-area brewery is named after one that closed a century ago.

Freddy Warner, chief government relations officer at Memorial Hermann Health Systems, spoke about health care affordability and legislative challenges at the State of Healthcare luncheon Nov. 19. (Kelly Schafler/Community Impact Newspaper)
Lake Houston-area health care officials discuss accessibility, affordability challenges in industry

The Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a State of Healthcare luncheon Nov. 19 to discuss some of the challenges the industry faces, including providing affordable care to the uninsured and the rising cost of health care.

Texas Central and Mass. Electric Constructon Co. announced an Early Contract Involvement agreement for construction of the Texas high-speed rail connecting Houston and Dallas. (Courtesy Texas Central)
Texas high-speed rail construction could move forward following agreement between Texas Central, Mass. Electric Construction Co.

Construction on the Texas high-speed rail could continue to gain traction following an Early Contract Involvement agreement between Texas Central and Mass. Electric Contruction Co.

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Pho L’amour Noodles & Grill celebrates anniversary

The Vietnamese dishes for lunch and dinner.

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Garage Ultimate opens in Pearland

Garage Ultimate opened its location at 4650 FM 2351, Friendswood, in October.

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Local drainage districts continue work to alleviate flooding: 7 drainage projects to know in Pearland, Friendswood

Local drainage districts continue projects to alleviate flooding in Pearland and Friendswood, particularly flooding caused by Clear Creek.

A section of Cypress Creek experiences flooding during Hurricane Harvey in 2017. (Vanessa Holt/Community Impact Newspaper)
Texas prepares to launch first-ever flood fund with voter approval

The fund was tied to Proposition 8, which passed with strong voter approval on Nov. 5.

Delta Life Fitness opened Nov. 11. (Courtesy Delta Life Fitness)
Delta Life Fitness now open in Conroe

The gym is women-only and provides full-body workouts with free child care while guests are there.

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