Taco Bueno coming to Katy and more Houston-area news

Taco Bueno sells tacos, burritos, quesadillas, nachos and more unique items, including the Muchaco, a taco made with a soft pita-like shell. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Taco Bueno sells tacos, burritos, quesadillas, nachos and more unique items, including the Muchaco, a taco made with a soft pita-like shell. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Taco Bueno sells tacos, burritos, quesadillas, nachos and more unique items, including the Muchaco, a taco made with a soft pita-like shell. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Read the latest business and community news from the Houston area.

Katy

Taco Bueno coming soon to Katy

The eatery sells tacos, burritos, quesadillas, nachos and more unique items, including the Muchaco, a taco made with a soft pita-like shell.

Katy Schlotsky's undergoes renovations



The Schlotsky's located at 502 Mason Road, Katy, underwent a series of renovations in May, including a complete overhaul of the exterior of the building.

Conroe-Montgomery

The Table at Madeley, downtown Conroe's first food truck park, breaks ground June 15

The Table at Madeley, the first food truck park in downtown Conroe, will host a groundbreaking event June 15 from 4:30-6 p.m. with beer, wine and appetizers from Taste of Asian Mobile Food Trailer.

Heights-River Oaks-Montrose

FM Kitchen & Bar to open second location on Westheimer Road and 4 other restaurant announcements around Montrose, the Heights

The long-awaited second location of FM Kitchen & Bar will open June 23 in Montrose at 907 Westheimer Road, Houston, according to a June 10 news release.

Cy-Fair

Tuscany Italian Bistro shares passion with Cy-Fair community despite challenges

Like many restaurants across the region, Tuscany has struggled through the coronavirus pandemic.

Pearland-Friendswood

Pearland Youth Movement to host the city’s first Pride event this weekend, June 13

The Pearland Youth Movement is hosting the first Pride event in the city of Pearland. The event will be held from 8-11 a.m. June 13 at the pavilion at Southdown Park in Pearland.

Morgan Jones, Laura Aebi, Brooke Ontiveros, Shawn Arrajj, Andy Yanez and Haley Morrison contributed to this report.



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Harris County Pets facilitates pet adoptions, foster placements and more. (Courtesy Harris County Pets)
Harris County Pets temporarily waives adoption fees to control increase of population

Harris County Pets has exceeded its capacity to house its growing pet population, officials said.

Americans spent 44% more shopping on websites, including Amazon, in 2020 than in 2019. (Courtesy Amazon)
Surge in online shopping strains Houston’s distribution channels

Online spending in the U.S. was up 44% from 2019 to 2020, and transportation expert Bill Eisele said this uptick has put a strain on the region’s transportation system.

According to county officials, 40% of the $125 billion in damage caused by Hurricane Harvey took place within Harris County. (Shawn Arrajj/Community Impact Newspaper)
Texas General Land Office says it is 'not feasible' to request $750M in federal flood aid within 30 days

Houston-area officials ask for 30-day-dealine on the Texas General Land Office's formal request for $750 million in federal flood aid funding, but GLO says it is not possible.

Traditionally held in the spring, this year’s Wild West Brewfest will be in November at Katy Mills Mall. (Courtesy Pexels)
Wild West Brewfest returning to Katy in November

The Wild West Brewfest, an event featuring more than 100 brewers from across the country and more than 500 beers, will return to Katy this November.

Texas Central has signed a $16 billion contract with Webuild to lead the civil construction team that will build the train. (Rendering courtesy Texas Central)
Texas Central signs $16B construction contract for high-speed rail project

Texas Central could be one step closer to starting construction.

Ronnie Edwards (Courtesy Katy ISD)
Katy ISD announces new assistant superintendent

Katy ISD has tapped Ronnie Edwards as the District’s new assistant superintendent for school leadership and support.

Fort Bend Liquor Store opened its doors at 1708 Spring Green Blvd., Ste. 190, Katy, in May. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Fort Bend Liquor Store now open in Katy

Fort Bend Liquor Store offers a variety of wine, beer and spirits, with a focus on fine wines at multiple price points.

Russ Poppe, the Harris County Flood Control District executive director, will officially step down July 2 after nearly fifteen years in the position. (Courtesy Harris County Flood Control District)
Executive Director Russ Poppe announces resignation from Harris County Flood Control District

Harris County Flood Control District Executive Director Russ Poppe announced his resignation June 11.

Fort Bend County Public Transportation has rebranded to Fort Bend Transit and unveiled a new logo, a new color scheme, and new messaging that showcases local and regional transportation services. (Courtesy Fort Bend Transit)
Fort Bend County Public Transportation rebrands to Fort Bend Transit

While the name and image have changed, the existing public transit services will continue to operate as an affordable, efficient and safe transportation option in Fort Bend County.

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas issued a call for Texans to conserve energy June 14. (Iain Oldman/Community Impact Newspaper)
ERCOT asks Texans to conserve energy with generation outages 2.5 times higher than normal

"This is unusual for this early in the summer season," said Woody Rickerson, ERCOT vice president of grid planning and operations, in a news release.

League City's Helen Hall Library History Club hosted an event related to Juneteenth on June 7. The holiday honors Union Gen. Gordon Granger coming to Galveston in 1865 to announce the liberation of enslaved people in Texas. (Graphic by Justin Howell/Community Impact Newspaper)
Celebrate Juneteenth in Galveston with a movie screening, parade and more on June 17, 19

The Juneteenth Legacy Project, which aims to recontextualize the day and properly communicate its story and relevance, is hosting or advertising numerous events over the course of the holiday weekend.