Shake Shack opens in The Woodlands Mall and more Houston-area updates

Shake Shack opened its new standalone location at The Woodlands Mall in November. (Courtesy Christine Han)
Shake Shack opened its new standalone location at The Woodlands Mall in November. (Courtesy Christine Han)

Shake Shack opened its new standalone location at The Woodlands Mall in November. (Courtesy Christine Han)

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

The Woodlands

Shake Shack launches fifth Greater Houston location at The Woodlands Mall

The standalone eatery is located on the mall's new south courtyard and is open for dine-in and to-go orders.

Bay Area


TO-DO LIST: 8 Bay Area events worth attending in December


Here are several Bay Area events worth checking out in December.

Bay Area nonprofits accepting donations, distributing food for the holidays

This holiday season, residents in need have ways to receive help, and residents who want to donate food or money to families in need have ways to help.

Sugar Land-Missouri City

Sugar Land Town Square home to Executive Baskets pop-up holiday gift shop


The pop-up shop, coined The Great Holiday Gift Shop, carries corporate gifts, gift baskets and holiday home decor items.

Today's Vision now providing eye care services in Sugar Land

The business offers exams, glasses and contact prescriptions as well as eye condition treatment for children and adults.

Constellation Field gets festive with 7th annual holiday light display

Tickets are on sale now. Sugar Land Holiday Lights runs from Nov. 20-Jan. 3.

Cy-Fair

Bao Bros. Bistro opens in Cy-Fair with mission to give back

The restaurant’s menu features steamed bao buns, boba tea and beer.

Volunteer Guide 2020: 12 ways to get involved in the Cy-Fair community

Check out our annual Volunteer Guide to find ways to serve and give back locally.

Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood

Support local restaurants, enjoy outdoor trivia: 7 things to do in the Lake Houston area this November, December


There is no shortage of events and activities happening in the Lake Houston area from mid-November to late December.

Humble cancels annual Christmas Parade of Lights event due to rising COVID-19 cases

The parade is known to attract more than 8,000 spectators and have more than 100 participating floats.

Conroe-Montgomery

Staffing agency seeks to fill 500 positions for local businesses in North Houston, Conroe, Tomball


Multiple assembly and manufacturing companies are hiring.

'We wanted to create something special': Cajun seafood diner Monty's Lighthouse offers peaceful atmosphere with waterfront view

Monty’s is a place to enjoy a drink, such as a pina colada, while enjoying the waterfront view, Co-owner John Morris said.

Underworld Tattoos opens doors on N. Frazier, plus 3 more business happenings in Conroe, Montgomery

A new boutique is coming to Historic Montgomery, and a veteran-owned business just opened in Conroe.

Tomball-Magnolia

Give thanks: 12 events to attend in Tomball, Magnolia this holiday season


Mark your calendar for these 12 events happening before Christmas in Tomball and Magnolia.

Bellaire-Meyerland-West University

Meyerland Plaza Best Buy closes doors


The store’s last day was Oct. 31.

Ben Dickerson, Claire Shoop, Andy Li, Danica Lloyd, Kelly Schafler, Eva Vigh and Hunter Marrow contributed to this report.


MOST RECENT

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced a COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan for the state Nov. 23 for a vaccine he said could be available as soon as December. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Number of daily new COVID-19 cases in Galveston County up nearly 300% since late October

A total of 14,465 county residents have tested positive for the coronavirus since mid-March; of the total cases, 89% are considered to have recovered.A total of 14,465 county residents have tested positive for the coronavirus since mid-March; of the total cases, 89% are considered to have recovered.

Tomball ISD students will have the option to change their preferred learning environment from Nov. 30-Dec. 9, whereas Magnolia ISD will no longer offer virtual learning for students in poor academic standing starting Jan. 6. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Here's what to expect with changing learning options in Tomball, Magnolia ISDs for the spring semester

Students in Tomball ISD and Magnolia ISD can expect to see changes in the coming spring semester for face-to-face and virual learning options.

Dozens of clinics throughout the county offer COVID-19 testing services. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)
COVID-19 testing locations remain open in Montgomery County and more local news

Read the latest Houston-area business and community news.

Shoot 360 is coming soon to the Cy-Fair area. (Courtesy Shoot 360)
Shoot 360 to bring unique basketball training center to Cy-Fair area

Shoot 360 uses interactive technology to help athletes develop their shooting, passing and ball-handling skills.

Work at Rayford Road and Birnham Woods Drive has begun. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
Work underway to widen Rayford Road at Birnham Woods Drive east of Grand Parkway; traffic signal, left-turn lanes planned

Here's what to expect as construction commences on Rayford Road at Birnham Woods Drive and when it will wrap up.

With the biennial Texas Legislative Session set to begin Jan. 12, a number of bills have already been filed by state representatives and senators who cover the Cy-Fair area. (Courtesy Fotolia)
See what bills have been filed so far by Cy-Fair-area state legislators

With the biennial Texas Legislative Session set to begin Jan. 12, a number of bills have already been filed by state representatives and senators who cover the Cy-Fair area.

Several local markets offer ways to support small businesses and artisans this holiday season. (Courtesy Pexels)
Check out these Small Business Saturday and holiday markets in Houston

Here are a few ways to support local businesses as the holiday shopping season kicks off.

Harris County continues to report more confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Cy-Fair area. (Community Impact staff)
1,434 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Cy-Fair from Nov. 18-24

Harris County continues to report more confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Cy-Fair area.

Heading into Thanksgiving, Texas Medical Center continues to report uptick in hospitalizations

The total number of COVID-19 patients hospitalized at Texas Medical Center facilities has increased by more than 50% over two weeks.

The Harris County Justice Administration Department is working to release final reports and launch pilot programs in early 2021. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Harris County Justice Administration Department makes headway on countywide criminal justice studies

The department is working to release the final versions of several studies and launch pilot programs with local law enforcement groups in early 2021.

Volunteers Hunter Pyle and Eddie Pierce, along with missionaries from the Church of Jesus Chirst of Latter-Day Saints, kept the wood chipper going all day to fill the dumpster. (Courtesy John Meredith)
Volunteers make progress restoring historic Black cemetery in Conroe

For the first time in 25 years, there is now a clear view from Dora Armstrong's grave to Martin and Agness Dibbles' graves.