Marco's Pizza opens in Humble; Happy Day Daiquiris in Katy marks anniversary and more Houston-area news

Marco’s Pizza opened a new location in Humble on Dec. 14. (Courtesy Marco's Pizza)
Marco’s Pizza opened a new location in Humble on Dec. 14. (Courtesy Marco's Pizza)

Marco’s Pizza opened a new location in Humble on Dec. 14. (Courtesy Marco's Pizza)

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Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood

Marco's Pizza now open in Humble

Marco's Pizza opened Dec. 16 at 21636 Aldine Westfield Road, Humble, according to a press release.

Bellaire-Meyerland-West University



Leaf & Grain targeting summer opening date in Houston’s Inner Loop

Leaf & Grain, the Houston-based healthy restaurant company, will soon bring its offerings outside downtown for the first time.

Heights-River Oaks-Montrose

Buffalo Bayou Regatta pushes race date back to October

The 49th annual Buffalo Bayou Regatta has been postponed as organizers hope for an improved COVID-19 outlook this fall.

Houston sushi bar Hando says 'cheers' with new Kanpai Club

Kanpai Club, a new cocktail bar addition to the hand-rolled sushi bar Hando, is now open, Family Meal Group announced Feb. 4.

Katy

August & Ivy opens in Katy

August & Ivy, a new consignment boutique that will feature everything from handmade jewelry and personalized cups to wooden serving bowls and homemade cookies, opened Feb. 2.

Happy Day Daiquiris celebrates first anniversary in Katy

Happy Day Daiquiris celebrated its first anniversary Jan. 25 at 20660 Westheimer Parkway, Katy.

Tomball-Magnolia

Low-cost veterinary center Texas Litter Control relocates from Magnolia to Tomball

Nonprofit organization Texas Litter Control will now offer low-cost veterinary services in Tomball following a move from its Magnolia location, according to a Feb. 2 press release.

Bay Area

IMPACTS ROUNDUP: Crust Pizza Co. coming to Webster and more

Crust Pizza Co. is celebrating 10 years in business by opening eight locations in Texas and Louisiana in 2021, including a Webster location.

Montgomery County

Phone registration for vaccine waitlist in Montgomery County available for seniors Feb. 8


Seniors in Montgomery County who are age 65 and older and who do not have internet access can call 936-522-4570 on Feb. 8 to be put on a waitlist, according to a news release from the Montgomery County Public Health District. The phone line will be only available Feb. 8 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., and it is for a waitlist, not an appointment.

Eva Vigh, Matt Dulin, Morgan Theophil, Adriana Rezal, Jake Magee, Andy Li and Hunter Marrow contributed to this report.



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