J&R's Ace Hardware celebrated its grand reopening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony May 27 following the expansion of its outdoor living and grilling department. Located at 23678 FM 1314, Porter, J&R's Ace Hardware is owned by Jeff, Rob and Mary Helen Petersen. The locally owned hardware store also features an in-store gift shop. Officials noted the grand reopening celebration included members of Porter-based Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4816, Kingwood-based Cub Scout Pack 1727 and the Montgomery County Master Gardener Association. 832-401-5006. www.acehardware.com//store-details/16772