Pakistani dessert shop opens in Sugar Land; seafood restaurant coming to Katy; and more top Houston-area news

Karachi Ice Cream Parlor plans to open in Sugar Land in May. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Karachi Ice Cream Parlor plans to open in Sugar Land in May. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Karachi Ice Cream Parlor plans to open in Sugar Land in May. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Sugar Land-Missouri City

Karachi Ice Cream Parlor to open on Hwy. 6 in Sugar Land

Karachi Ice Cream Parlor is slated to open at 11315 S. Hwy. 6, Ste. H, Sugar Land, in May.


New seafood restaurant opening soon in Katy

Bluewave Seafood will open at 6211 Barker Cypress Road, Ste. 126, Katy, in early June.

Conroe ISD

Conroe ISD parents decry critical race theory to board of trustees

Parents in Conroe ISD expressed concern to the board of trustees at a May 18 meeting about critical race theory, which the district said is not a part of its curriculum.

Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood

Clearing continues to prep for FM 1960 expansion projects between Humble, Atascocita

Land is being cleared for FM 1960 to be widened from Business FM 1960 in Humble to just west of the San Jacinto Bridge in Atascocita. The area will be split into two projects connecting near Twigsworth Lane.

Montgomery County

Montgomery County Cold-Case Warm Up: $21,000 reward offered for tips on Magnolia resident Danielle Sleeper's disappearance

Multi-County Crime Stoppers and the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office have unveiled the next cold case they are featuring in their Cold Case Warm Up initiative: The 2015 disappearance of Magnolia resident Danielle Sleeper.

Claire Shoop, Laura Aebi, Andrew Christman, Kelly Schafler and Eva Vigh contributed to this report.


Levi Goode, chef and president of Goode Co., has signed a lease to occupy the former Down House location in the Heights. (Courtesy Goode Co.)
Restaurant roundup: Goode Co. to occupy former Down House site on Yale Street

Restaurants have recently opened or reopened or are in the works in the Heights, River Oaks and Post Oak areas, including a new ranch-to-table experience in Garden Oaks and a new tenant at the former location of Down House in the Heights.

A new brewery will soon be opening on Cypress Rosehill Road at the former location of The Shack Burger Resort. (Shawn Arrajj/Community Impact Newspaper)
Misfit Outpost by Fortress BeerWorks coming soon to The Shack in Cypress

The owners of Fortress BeerWorks and Misfit BeerWorks are partnering on a new craft beer venture. The 5-acre site will be family-friendly, dog-friendly and host live music on the weekends.

As variants are isolated and identified, Houston Methodist's Dr. Ian Glass believes the vaccines available can handle identified variants (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
'The vaccines we have are effective against all the variants out there': Houston Methodist's Dr. Ian Glass discusses variants, vaccinations

As Houston Methodist identified its first case of the lambda variant July 19, Dr. Glass believes vaccines can handle known variants.

(Jake Magee/Community Impact Newspaper)
Clear Creek ISD trustees to vote on district's 2021-22 compensation, benefits plan July 26

The proposed plan includes a 3% salary increase for all employees.

Councilmember Julie Davis, second from right, argued for a 20% homestead exemption. (Screenshot via Montgomery City Council livestream)
Montgomery adopts 20% tax break on homestead property taxes

Some tension arose when Council Member Julie Davis said that the city has spent thousands of dollars on “goats and walkie-talkies."

As variants are isolated and identified, Houston Methodist's Dr. Ian Glass believes the vaccines available can handle identified variants. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Here is how Galveston County's COVID-19 positivity rates, infection patterns compare year over year

The county was in the middle of a second wave of coronavirus infections in July 2020. One year later, an outbreak has affected more than 150 county residents and marked the emergence of the delta variant.

Pressed Juicery sells smoothies and juices, smoothie bowls, wellness shots and juice cleanses. (Courtesy Pressed Juicery)
Pressed Juicery plans Market Street location in The Woodlands

Pressed Juicery sells smoothies and juices, smoothie bowls, wellness shots and juice cleanses. 

A new location serving coffee and tea will open on FM 1488. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Golden Hour Coffee and Tea planning to open in August near XScape Theatre

Golden Hour Coffee and Tea is anticipated to open by the end of August.

The Woodlands Township board of directors met July 22. (Vanessa Holt/Community Impact Newspaper)
Chamber, residents urge delay on possible incorporation vote date in The Woodlands

A resolution from The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce urged the township board of directors to delay a possible vote on incorporation beyond this year.

Houston Yoga and Ayurveda specializes in natural yoga practices. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Houston Yoga and Ayurveda to celebrate 10-year anniversary in Cypress

The company began in March 2011 and specializes in ayurveda, the oldest known medical practice in the world, according to owner Sharon Kapp.

Yes Resale will sell used items to benefit Crossbar Academy. (Photo courtesy Wendy Alexander)
Yes Resale coming soon to Hwy. 249 in Tomball

The store will sell used donated items to support Crossbar Academy.