Missed any of our articles from last week? Take a look at what you might have missed from Community Impact’s coverage areas in Houston from Aug. 21-25.

Fort Bend Epicenter officially opens its doors to local, national events

The Fort Bend Epicenter, located at 28505 Southwest Freeway, Rosenberg, held a ribbon-cutting Aug. 18, and the multipurpose event center was unveiled.

The center spans 230,000 square feet and cost $120 million. Stonehenge LLC oversaw financing and development planning.

Read the full story by Reporter Shaheryar Khan.

Greenbusch Road partially opened to traffic as the project awaits county action

Katy residents can now travel on the partially reopened Greenbusch Road as a renovation project awaits action from the Fort Bend County Commissioners Court, county Communications Director Tami Frazier said.

Despite the construction not yet being completed on Greenbusch Road, the roadway is in a condition that allows it to be open to traffic until the project's revisions are approved by Commissioners Court, Frazier said.

Read the full story by Editor Daniel Weeks.

Serenity Knives crafts, sharpens at Heights locale

Russell Montgomery welcomes customers into his shop from all walks of life, but he estimates around 40% of them are professional chefs.

That's because Montgomery runs Serenity Knives, one of the few handmade knife showrooms in Houston. Knives, he said, are one of the most crucial tools for anyone looking to take their cooking to the next level.

Read more by Editor Shawn Arrajj.

Katy ISD calls $840.64M bond to tackle student population growth

Katy ISD will ask voters to approve an $840.64 million bond this November—the largest of its bond programs—to counter capacity challenges as enrollment surges across the district.

At a July 31 meeting, KISD’s board of trustees voted to call a bond election featuring four propositions for voters to consider. The largest bond proposition—Proposition A at $722.99 million—aims to address overcrowding across Katy ISD through new schools and renovations.

Read more by Reporter Asia Armour.

Taylor’s Coffee Bar now open in Cypress

Taylor’s Coffee Bar serves several unique drink options, including butter pecan frappe, Butterfinger frappe, black sugar latte, egg yolk latte and blue ocean lemonade.

Read the full story by Reporter Jovanna Aguilar.