Pit Row Pit Stop Diner to open in New Caney and more Houston-area news

Pit Row Pit Stop Diner opens Sept. 4 at 19857 FM 1485, New Caney. (Courtesy Pit Row Pit Stop Diner)
Pit Row Pit Stop Diner opens Sept. 4 at 19857 FM 1485, New Caney. (Courtesy Pit Row Pit Stop Diner)

Pit Row Pit Stop Diner opens Sept. 4 at 19857 FM 1485, New Caney. (Courtesy Pit Row Pit Stop Diner)

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Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood

'50s-style eatery Pit Row Pit Stop Diner expands into New Caney


Pit Row Pit Stop Diner opens Sept. 4 at 19857 FM 1485, New Caney. This is the second location for owner and pitmaster Franki Vinci, who opened the first location in Livingston in 2016.

Hospital system rebrands pediatric offices to Children's Memorial Hermann Pediatrics



Memorial Hermann Medical Group and Children's Memorial Hermann are combining under one new name: Children's Memorial Hermann Pediatrics, the health system announced Aug. 14.

Spring-Klein

Fu Manchung celebrates three-year anniversary in Spring


Fu Manchung celebrated its three-year anniversary Aug. 1 at 3416 FM 2920, Ste. 210, Spring. According to co-owner Paul Huynh, the restaurant’s small menu has enough variety to accommodate everyone’s palate with dishes inspired by Vietnamese, Thai, Chinese and American cuisines.

Tomball-Magnolia

A milestone baby: New Life Adoptions celebrates 500th placement


Tomball-based New Life Adoptions celebrated its 500th child placed into an adoptive family Aug. 18, the nonprofit adoption agency announced Aug. 19.

Premiere Cinemas to reopen auditoriums, attractions in Tomball, Galveston, Pearland

Moviegoers will once again be able to attend theaters in person: Premiere Cinemas has announced reopening dates for select locations in Texas, including its theaters in Tomball, Galveston and Pearland.

The Woodlands

ROUNDUP: 5 businesses that are new, coming soon or recently moved in The Woodlands area


Read recent business news from The Woodlands.

Houston Furniture Bank plans expansion with new The Woodlands-area facility

Houston Furniture Bank plans to open a new furniture outlet serving the Montgomery County area this fall.

The regional nonprofit's second location will launch in September or early October at 295 Sawdust Road, Spring, according to founder and Executive Director Oli Mohammed.

OlaTee African Mart opening announced for Sawdust Road in The Woodlands

OlaTee African Mart and OlaTee African Cafe have announced a grand opening at 501 Sawdust Road, Ste. K, Spring, on Aug. 22.

Conroe-Montgomery

Marsalas Italian Grill coming soon to Conroe

Marsalas Italian Grill has signed a lease at 100 Scarborough Drive, Stes. A3-A4, Conroe, according to a developments report by the city of Conroe. Marsalas is now going through the permitting process, and the restaurant should open four to five weeks from now, manager and owner Isaac Rodriguez said in a Facebook message Aug. 21.

Kelly Schafler, Andrew Christman, Ben Thompson, Andy Li, Anna Lotz, Adriana Rezal and Eva Vigh contributed to this report.



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County commissioners expand scope of flood tunnel study as next phase nears completion

New details could emerge soon on the potential use of underground tunnels to carry flood water in Harris County, and officials voted May 11 to dedicate an additional $3.26 million to study efforts along Buffalo Bayou.

Middle School No. 10 will open in August 2022. (Rendering courtesy Humble ISD's presentation for the community input meeting)
Humble ISD trustees approve attendance boundaries for incoming Middle School No. 10

Middle School No. 10 will open in August 2022 near Ridge Creek Elementary School.

Russo's New York Pizzeria will open its second location in the Lake Houston area in New Caney. (Courtesy The Signorelli Co.)
Russo's New York Pizzeria to make June debut in Valley Ranch Town Center

The Italian eatery—located in the space formerly occupied by RC's NYC Pizza & Pasta—will also feature an outdoor patio.

Residents will have until May 2023 to obtain a Real ID. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
US Department of Homeland Security extends Real ID deadline until 2023

Drivers will have until May 2023 to get the Real ID, which will be required for adults boarding a U.S. commercial flight.

The Woodforest Bank Stadium vaccine hub is set to close June 3. (Andrew Christman/Community Impact Newspaper)
Montgomery County announces last day for vaccines at Woodforest Bank Stadium

The Woodforest Bank Stadium vaccine hub is set to close June 3. First doses are no longer being provided at the location.

Susan Bailey was elected president of the American Medical Association in June 2020. (Courtesy American Medical Association)
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Bailey was elected president of the American Medical Association in June 2020. Much of the organization's focus during that time has been on vaccine transparency and distribution.

The new Adult Education Center will be located at 6515 Irvington Blvd., Houston. (Rendering courtesy Cre8 Architects)
Harris County Department of Education to build new facilities, renovate administration building

The $36.1 million improvements include a new adult education facility, a new middle school and interior renovations to the department's existing Ronald W. Reagan Administration Building.

Pfizer vaccines could become available to kids 12 and up as soon as next week. (Courtesy Adobe Stock/Graphic by Justin Howell/Community Impact Newspaper)
FDA expands Pfizer vaccine authorization to children ages 12 to 15 years old

This is the first time people under the age of 16 have been granted access to a coronavirus vaccine.

The deadline is May 17 for residents to protest their appraised property values set by the Harris County Appraisal District earlier this year, and officials are encouraging protesters to take online options into account. (Courtesy Pexels)
Harris County residents have until May 17 to protest property values

High demand for residential properties along with a shrinking inventory of homes translated into a roughly 8%-10% increase in residential values on average across the county this year

Montgomery County commissioners will convene May 11 for a regular court session. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
Commissioners propose resolution objecting to groundwater production that supplies areas outside Montgomery County

Commissioners will vote to approve a resolution relating to groundwater use May 11 following a withdrawn proposal for a controversial water-bottling deal in Conroe.

The Texas Water Development Board granted the city of Houston funds to improve Taylor Gully, a portion of which is pictured here. (Kelly Schafler/Community Impact Newspaper)
Texas Water Development Board awards $10.1M to Houston for Taylor Gully improvement

The TWDB funding is from the state's 2020 Flood Infrastructure Fund cycle, which was created by Senate Bill 7 in the 86th Texas Legislature.