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Bay Area

PHOTOS: Lagoonfest Texas opens with Houston's longest swim-up bar

Despite some overcast and stormy weather on May 28, Houstonians celebrated the start of summer 2021 in Texas City by checking out the new amenities at Lagoonfest Texas.

The Woodlands

Two new food court restaurants opening at The Woodlands Mall this summer

Two additional food court dining options are expected to open at The Woodlands Mall around July.


Newly elected Fulshear City Council member resigns

Fulshear City Council Member Zach Jones has resigned from office, according to a June 2 press release from the city.

Take a look at the businesses taking up shop in Katy's Villagio Town Center

Tucked in the heart of Cinco Ranch at the northeast corner of Westheimer Parkway and Peek Road, Villagio Town Center is home to a variety of local and national businesses.

British-inspired restaurant The Chipper coming soon to Katy

The Chipper, a British-inspired restaurant, will open a location at 1251 Pin Oak Road, Katy, in June, pending permitting approval.

Colleen Ferguson, Ally Bolender, Morgan Theophil and Laura Aebi contributed to this report.