ROUNDUP: 4 businesses that are now open, coming soon in the Lake Houston area

The Sarah at Lake Houston opened Oct. 25 at 17571 W. Lake Houston Parkway, Humble. (Courtesy The Sarah at Lake Houston)
The Sarah at Lake Houston opened Oct. 25 at 17571 W. Lake Houston Parkway, Humble. (Courtesy The Sarah at Lake Houston)

The Sarah at Lake Houston opened Oct. 25 at 17571 W. Lake Houston Parkway, Humble. (Courtesy The Sarah at Lake Houston)

Several new businesses have recently opened or will soon open in the Lake Houston, Humble and Kingwood areas. Here is a look at some of the businesses making changes recently.

Wells Fargo Bank will open a new branch in mid-December at 1319 Kingwood Drive, Kingwood, in The Shoppes at Kingsgate center. The full-service bank will feature three teller stations, six banker desks and a mural wall depicting the history of Kingwood, said Ty Morrison, assistant vice president of corporate communications at Wells Fargo. www.wellsfargo.com


AT&T opened a new store Sept. 28 at 300 Northpark Drive, Ste. 450, Kingwood. The store sells cell phones, phone accessories, DirectTV, speakers, headsets and wireless internet. First responders can receive discounts on wireless services. 281-394-0320. www.att.com

The Sarah at Lake Houston opened Oct. 25 at 17571 W. Lake Houston Parkway, Humble. The 17-acre multifamily development will include 350 units upon completion. Currently, the site has 41 available units, but all 350 are available for pre-lease. The community features a clubhouse, a business center, a fitness center and a multisport simulator in which tenants can play sports, such as golf or baseball, according to GenCap Group and Greystar, the developer and the management company. An infinity pool overlooking a private lake and a fire pit are set to open Nov. 1, while the outdoor living area, on-site dog park and dog wash station will open by January, according to officials. 713-730-2635. www.sarahatlakehouston.com

Locally owned Shiner’s Express Car Wash reopened Oct. 16 after undergoing renovations. The car wash has been operating at 4020 Rustic Woods Drive, Kingwood, for 23 years. The express car wash was rebuilt to include 150-foot car wash tunnels, contactless payment systems and free self-clean vacuums. 281-203-0930. www.shinerscarwash.com
By Kelly Schafler

Managing editor, South Houston

Kelly joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in June 2017 after majoring in print journalism and creative writing at the University of Houston. In March 2019, she transitioned to editor for the Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood edition and began covering the Spring and Klein area as well in August 2020. In June 2021, Kelly was promoted to South Houston managing editor.



MOST RECENT

US Attorney General Merrick Garland and US Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta announced the lawsuit against Texas on Dec. 6. (Screenshot courtesy of Department of Justice)
U.S. Dept. of Justice lawsuit alleges Texas' redistricting maps discriminate against voters of color

The suit alleges that the Texas Legislature redrew the maps to reduce voters of colors' influence on elections.

On the menu at Hippo Burgers are beef hamburgers and chicken sandwiches adorned in a variety of toppings like jalapenos, barbecue sauce, mushrooms, guacamole and Sriracha. (Courtesy Hippo Burgers)
Hippo Burgers coming soon to Shops of Northpark in Kingwood

On the menu at Hippo Burgers are beef hamburgers and chicken sandwiches adorned in a variety of toppings like jalapenos, barbecue sauce, mushrooms, guacamole and Sriracha.

The 6.5-mile project will be an important connection for the pedestrian, bicycle and transit networks, according to city officials. (Courtesy Austin Public Works)
CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: City of Austin begins design of urban trail on abandoned rail corridor; 12 things to do in and around New Braunfels this holiday season and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Dec. 6.

Consuelo Mendez Middle School has consistently received poor ratings from the Texas Education Agency. (Community Impact Newspaper)
CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: State could take over AISD school board if poorly-rated campus does not improve; new furniture store to open in McKinney and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Dec. 3.

Julia De Leon, a Harris County Precinct 3 resident and essential worker, spoke Nov. 30 at commissioners court in favor of establishing the Harris County Essential Workers Board. (Emily Lincke/Community Impact Newspaper)
Harris County creates board for essential workers during ongoing pandemic

Local essential workers will now be given a voice to improve working conditions during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic after the Harris County Essential Workers Board was established during the Harris County Commissioners Court session Nov. 30.

Lone Star College-Kingwood offers a number of free and low-cost continuing education courses, including clinical medical assisting, medical billing and coding, dental assisting, bookkeeping, and phlebotomy. (Courtesy of Lone Star College-Kingwood)
Lone Star College-Kingwood set to offer free English for Speakers of Other Languages, GED certificate courses in January

The classes, which are being offered through the college’s continuing education program, will be held in person and online in both English and Spanish, officials said in a Dec. 1 news release.

Although it is still to be determined how much funding trickles down to Houston from the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, signed into law by President Joe Biden Nov. 15, city officials are looking to be prepared for when new competitive grant programs open up and start taking applications. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Here is what the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act could mean for Houston

Although it is still to be determined how much funding trickles down to Houston from the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, signed into law by President Joe Biden Nov. 15, city officials are looking to be prepared for when new competitive grant programs open up and start taking applications.

The school board will consider whether to call a special election to fill the vacancy or make an appointment. (Zara Flores/Community Impact Newspaper)
CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Hays CISD to hold special meeting on resignation of board member; Montgomery approves plan for downtown and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Dec. 2.

The beauty company specializes in eyelash extensions and strives to provide a beauty experience that amplifies the clients' natural beauty in a friendly, luxurious environment. (Courtesy Deka Lash)
Deka Lash coming soon to Generation Park

Michael and Tegan Mead plan to open a new franchise location of Deka Lash in February at 12230 W. Lake Houston Parkway, Ste. 180, Houston.

Zoo Lights is a light show within the Houston Zoo that happens every year. (Courtesy Houston Zoo Lights)
10 holiday light displays to see in the Greater Houston area

Check out these nine free and ticketed displays to see through December and January in the Houston area.

HomeGoods will be opening a new location in Valley Ranch Town Center in New Caney. (Courtesy HomeGoods)
HomeGoods coming soon to Valley Ranch Town Center in New Caney

HomeGoods has been added to the growing list of stores coming soon to New Caney’s Valley Ranch Town Center, according to the East Montgomery County Improvement District.