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.

Katy

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.



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(Courtesy The Blue Fish)
The Blue Fish reopens at Hughes Landing

The sushi restaurant reopened June 13.

The city of League City has published a notice of intent to issue certificates of obligation to fund part of a $22 million project to upgrade a water line. (Courtesy city of League City)
League City to spend $22M on water line upgrade

The city of League City has published a notice of intent to issue certificates of obligation to fund part of a $22 million project to upgrade a water line.

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas issued a call for Texans to conserve energy June 14. (Iain Oldman/Community Impact Newspaper)
ERCOT asks Texans to conserve energy with generation outages 2.5 times higher than normal

"This is unusual for this early in the summer season," said Woody Rickerson, ERCOT vice president of grid planning and operations, in a news release.

League City's Helen Hall Library History Club hosted an event related to Juneteenth on June 7. The holiday honors Union Gen. Gordon Granger coming to Galveston in 1865 to announce the liberation of enslaved people in Texas. (Graphic by Justin Howell/Community Impact Newspaper)
Celebrate Juneteenth in Galveston with a movie screening, parade and more on June 17, 19

The Juneteenth Legacy Project, which aims to recontextualize the day and properly communicate its story and relevance, is hosting or advertising numerous events over the course of the holiday weekend.

Eligible Pearland ISD families will have an opportunity to get vaccinated for COVID-19 on June 18. (Andrew Christman/Community Impact Newspaper)
Pearland ISD partners with Kroger to offer COVID-19 vaccines

The district will offer vaccines to Pearland ISD families on June 18.

The T.E. Harman Center offers programs and activities for adults over 50. (Courtesy city of Sugar Land)
T.E. Harman senior center in Sugar Land reopens after yearlong closure

The center, which offers programs and activities for adults over 50, had been closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The Montgomery County Animal Shelter took in over 660 animals since June 1. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)
Montgomery County Animal Shelter at 'critical capacity point'

The shelter is waiving adoption fees, and all adoptable pets have been vaccinated, dewormed, microchipped and spayed or neutered.

The 21st-century learning center is designed for students as young as 5. (Courtesy Acton Academy)
Cy-Fair private school Acton Academy to open second location on Cy-Hope’s campus

Kristah Slate started Acton Academy Cy-Fair in 2019 with a campus near Jersey Village, and the school is set to launch a second location this fall.

Owners Mary Graham (front left) and Debbie Jacob (front right) said their employees Angila Davis (back left) and Linda Mealer (back right) are like family.
Owners' passion for holistic health keeps Natural Rewards going strong

Natural Rewards has been a holistic health business in Pearland for 23 years.

The budget amendment came after an hour-long debate over how far the district could dip into its reserve funding to cover the raise. (Community Impact staff)
HISD approves $2,500 pay raise for teachers with another bump possibly coming in August

The budget amendment came after an hour-long debate over how far the district could dip into its reserve funding to cover the raise.

Klein fire truck
Upcoming emergency dispatch center in Spring will serve north Harris County

A new emergency dispatch center that will serve nearly half a million people in North Harris County is set to be housed in the Emergency Services District No. 16/Klein Fire Department facility at 16810 Squyres Road, Spring.