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 Nov. 27-Dec. 1.

6 new restaurants to try in the Greater Houston area

Looking to get out of your neighborhood to try a new dining experience? Check out the following restaurant news from across the Houston metro, as recently reported by Community Impact.

Read the full story by CI Staff.

​​Long-awaited Fulshear Branch Library slated to open to the public soon

Fort Bend County Libraries announced the soft opening of its Fulshear Branch library will occur Dec. 18. The project has been five years in the making, per previous Community Impact coverage.

The almost 42,000-square-foot library will replace the 10,400-square-foot Bob Lutts Fulshear and Simonton Branch Library, which closed May 13. It has two stories and is built on 5 acres of land near the Texas Heritage Parkway, north of FM 1093.

Read the full story by Reporter Asia Armour.

25,004-square-foot nature and community center coming to Fish Creek Thoroughfare

Preliminary master plans for a 25,004-square-foot community and nature center along Fish Creek Thoroughfare were revealed by Burditt Consultants during a Nov. 28 public meeting at the Woodforest Golf Club on 1199 Fish Creek Thoroughfare Road, Montgomery.

Read the full story by Reporter Jessica Shorten.

How a native seed mix could reduce storm damage, environmental impacts in Gulf Coast region

A newly formed coalition composed of various government, business, public health and environmentally focused experts and organizations announced on Nov. 29 the availability of a new Southeast Texas native seed mix that was developed to improve and combat storm and drought impacts in the Gulf Coast and surrounding region.

Read the full story by Reporter Melissa Enaje.

Houston approves 2 contracts to boost spay and neuter programs in city

As animal welfare advocates in Houston deal with overcrowding at local shelters, members of Houston City Council approved two contracts at a Nov. 29 meeting to help local groups bolster spay and neuter services.

Read the full story by Editor Shawn Arrajj.