CI NATION ROUNDUP: Read the latest top news about restaurants, businesses and other commercial projects that are coming soon or now open

Want to know more about new businesses coming to the Katy area? Below you can find details on the five latest commercial projects filed in Katy. (Courtesy Canva)
Want to know more about new businesses coming to the Katy area? Below you can find details on the five latest commercial projects filed in Katy. (Courtesy Canva)

Want to know more about new businesses coming to the Katy area? Below you can find details on the five latest commercial projects filed in Katy. (Courtesy Canva)

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 19.

Note: The following stories were published between Oct. 15-18.

Greater Houston

Check out the 5 latest commercial projects filed in Katy, including a new Cheesecake Factory


Curious as to what new businesses and renovations are underway or coming to Katy? The following projects have been filed in the past week through the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.


ROUNDUP: 5 new restaurants now open or coming soon to Sugar Land and Missouri City

Looking for somewhere new to eat in Sugar Land or Missouri City? Check out one of the new or coming soon restaurants.

ROUNDUP: 8 new restaurants now open or coming soon to Katy

If you are looking for somewhere new to eat in Katy, here are several restaurants that have recently opened as well as some that are soon coming soon.

Central Texas

4 businesses coming to Cedar Park, Leander


Check out four businesses coming soon to the Leander-Cedar Park area, including fitness studios, a coffee shop and a therapy center.

Dallas-Fort Worth

Newest Chick-fil-A in McKinney sets October opening date


In place of the traditional First 100 grand opening celebration, Chick-fil-A will instead surprise 100 local heroes in the McKinney area with free Chick-fil-A for a year.

Holly Galvan, Taylor Girtman and Miranda Jaimes contributed to this report.


MOST RECENT

There are branches all throughout Texas as well as in Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida and New Mexico. (Courtesy Pexels)
BBVA USA converts to PNC Bank

BBVA USA officially completed its conversion to PNC Bank on June 1.

Consuelo Mendez Middle School has consistently received poor ratings from the Texas Education Agency. (Community Impact Newspaper)
CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: State could take over AISD school board if poorly-rated campus does not improve; new furniture store to open in McKinney and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Dec. 3.

Julia De Leon, a Harris County Precinct 3 resident and essential worker, spoke Nov. 30 at commissioners court in favor of establishing the Harris County Essential Workers Board. (Emily Lincke/Community Impact Newspaper)
Harris County creates board for essential workers during ongoing pandemic

Local essential workers will now be given a voice to improve working conditions during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic after the Harris County Essential Workers Board was established during the Harris County Commissioners Court session Nov. 30.

The proposed design shared by Kirksey Architecture at the meeting included major changes to both the interior and the exterior of the building. (courtesy Katy ISD)
Katy ISD trustees approve design, addition for Katy Elementary School

Katy ISD's board of trustees unanimously voted to approve the redesign of Katy Elementary School, located at 5726 George Bush Drive, Katy, at their Nov. 15 meeting.

The committee’s main goal will be developing initiatives and strategies to help better engage with diverse communities within Fort Bend County, per the release. (Courtesy Fort Bend County)
Fort Bend County forms new committee for diversity initiatives

According to the release, the group met for the first time on Nov. 29 to discuss a possible implementation of a community engagement plan.

The school board will consider whether to call a special election to fill the vacancy or make an appointment. (Zara Flores/Community Impact Newspaper)
CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Hays CISD to hold special meeting on resignation of board member; Montgomery approves plan for downtown and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Dec. 2.

One event to attend this weekend is the Katy Old Fashioned Christmas Event. (Courtesy Canva)
5 events in Katy this weekend, Dec. 3-5

Looking for something to do in Katy this weekend? Check out the weekend guide.

Zoo Lights is a light show within the Houston Zoo that happens every year. (Courtesy Houston Zoo Lights)
10 holiday light displays to see in the Greater Houston area

Check out these nine free and ticketed displays to see through December and January in the Houston area.

Tomball City Council approved a development agreement with Lovett Industrial for 240 acres at Hwy. 249, Rocky Road Nov. 29. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)
CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Tomball City Council approves development of 240 acres at Hwy. 249, Rocky Road; JLB Eatery coming soon to Katy and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Dec. 1.

Want to know more about new businesses coming to the Katy area? Below you can find details on the five latest commercial projects filed in Katy. (Courtesy Canva)
Check out the 5 latest commercial projects filed in Katy, including new Mason Business Park

Find details on the five latest commercial projects filed in Katy.

Want to know more about new businesses coming to the Katy area? Below you can find details on the five latest commercial projects filed in Katy. (Courtesy Canva)
MAP: Check out the 5 latest commercial projects filed in Katy, including new Home Run Dugout

Want to know more about new businesses coming to the Katy area? Below you can find details on the five latest commercial projects filed in Katy.

Want to know more about new businesses coming to the Katy area? Below you can find details on the five latest commercial projects filed in Katy. (Courtesy Canva)
Here are the 5 latest commercial projects filed in Katy, including renovated Typhoon Texas Waterpark

Want to know more about new businesses coming to the Katy area? Below you can find details on the five latest commercial projects filed in Katy.