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Sugar Land-Missouri City

Missouri City's Fort Bend Town Center II to include new movie theater, retail, restaurants

The second phase of Fort Bend Town Center, a project years in the making, will break ground Aug. 5, according to a press release from developer NewQuest Properties.

Upscale Indian restaurant Mahesh's Kitchen opening at Sugar Land Town Square in August

Mahesh's Kitchen, an upscale Indian restaurant, is preparing to open in Sugar Land Town Square near the end of August.

Montgomery County

Montgomery County records increase in COVID-19 cases in children under 12

Montgomery County saw COVID-19 cases spike in children under 12 years old in July with 367 positive tests recorded, over five times the recorded case count for that age group in June, according to data from Montgomery County Public Health.


Adriatic Cafe temporarily closes Jersey Village location after fire

Restaurant officials announced Aug. 3 that local Italian eatery Adriatic Cafe, 17402 Hwy. 290, Jersey Village, was damaged due to a fire.

New apartment complex announced in Cypress

Venterra Realty has purchased a 12.78-acre parcel of land near Bridgeland and will be breaking ground soon on a new 336-unit apartment complex, according to an Aug. 2 news release.

Claire Shoop, Jishnu Nair, Danica Lloyd and Emily Jaroszewski and contributed to this report.