Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of April 20.

Note: The following stories were published April 18-19.

Greater Houston

Katy City Council denies request to rezone 17 acres of residential land for commercial use, urged by residents and city officials

Katy City Council denied a request to rezone 17 acres of residential land as C-1, or commercial use, near the Pine Meadows neighborhood.

New section of townhomes, duets coming soon to Towne Lake in Cypress

A new section of 79 townhomes and duets called Northshore is coming soon to the Towne Lake master-planned community in Cypress, officials said in an April 18 news release.

Tomball denies rezoning for 200-home planned development at FM 2920 and FM 2978, citing lot size, traffic impact

Tomball City Council members unanimously voted to oppose an ordinance April 18 that would have changed the zoning of 70.4 acres at FM 2920 and FM 2978 to accommodate a proposed planned development with commercial space and about 200 single-family lots spanning 4,950 square feet each.

Lotus Seafood eyes early May opening for new Stafford restaurant

Lotus Seafood will open a new restaurant in early May at 2903 S. Main St., Ste. A, Stafford, the restaurant confirmed in an April 18 email to Community Impact Newspaper.

Central Texas

Round Rock Crossing shopping center acquired by B.H. Properties

Round Rock Crossing, a shopping center located at the intersection of I-35 and SH 45, has come under new ownership.

Asia Armour, Brooke Sjoberg, Danica Lloyd, Anna Lotz and Hunter Marrow contributed to this report.