The Woodlands home prices spike year over year in May; The Texas BBQ Lab moves in Cypress and more top Houston-area news

Home sale prices in The Woodlands have increased since the same time last year. (Andrew Christman/Community Impact Newspaper)
Home sale prices in The Woodlands have increased since the same time last year. (Andrew Christman/Community Impact Newspaper)

Home sale prices in The Woodlands have increased since the same time last year. (Andrew Christman/Community Impact Newspaper)

Read the most popular Houston-area news from the last week.

The Woodlands

Median price of homes sold in one ZIP code nearly doubled in May 2021 compared to May 2020 in The Woodlands

Data on home sales in The Woodlands area from May shows that 55 homes sold for more than $1 million in May, although the highest number of homes sold were in the $200,000-$399,999 price range in the 77386 ZIP code.

Velvet Taco coming soon to The Woodlands


Velvet Taco will open a location in The Woodlands at 9120 Gosling Road.

Cy-Fair

The Texas BBQ Lab now open in new Cy-Fair location

The Texas BBQ Lab opened for business June 21 at 13251 Jones Road, Houston, according to a Facebook post. It was formerly located on Grant Road in Cypress.

Pearland-Friendswood

United Flea Markets hoping to bring food truck park to Pearland flea market

United Flea Markets purchased Cole’s Antique and Flea Market in December after the market’s previous owner died. The business has plans to renovate the market, starting with adding a food truck park.

Sugar Land-Missouri City

Brazos River Park Phase III on horizon for Sugar Land

Sugar Land City Council is eyeing the future of Brazos River Park—including Phase III improvements which are set to be funded by the voter-approved 2013 Park Bond funds.

Vanessa Holt, Emily Jaroszewski, Haley Morrison, Ally Bolender and Laura Aebi contributed to this report.


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Premier Select sells collectable, vintage and luxury shoes. (Courtesy Premier Select)
Shoe, vintage apparel store Premier Select coming to The Woodlands Mall

Premier Select will have a grand opening on Aug. 6.

Adults can receive the COVID-19 vaccine at Clear Creek ISD's Health & Wellness fair on Aug. 4. (Courtesy Texas Children's Hospital)
Clear Creek ISD to offer adult COVID-19 vaccines at Aug. 5 community event

The district's 2021 Health & Wellness Fair will take place at the Learner Support Center from 4-7 p.m. and include information on local resources.

(Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Texas Medical Center coronavirus updates: Testing positivity rate continues to climb, surpassing 11%

Between July 26 and Aug. 1, an average of 11.5% of patients tested positive for COVID-19.

Bastion Martial Arts is set to open in late August. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Bastion Martial Arts coming soon to Cy-Fair

The martial arts academy offers programs for all ages and helps improve flexibility, physical strength, confidence and self-discipline.

Vaccine syringe
Houston Health Department offering $25 gift cards with vaccinations

While supplies last, the department will offer 1,900 gift cards from retailers including Walmart, Target, Old Navy, Ross, Amazon, Shell and Walgreens. The department will also offer $25 METRO fare cards from The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County. Funding for the program comes from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

(Courtesy city of League City)
League City proposing tax rate decrease in FY 2021-22 budget

The League City property tax rate could drop by the time the fiscal year 2021-22 budget passes City Council review in a few weeks.

The building will house offices for several Precinct 4 entities, such as the justice of the peace. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Waller County Courthouse Annex now open

The building will house offices for several Precinct 4 entities, such as the justice of the peace.

Anytime Fitness closed its Missouri City location in Township Square on July 31. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Anytime Fitness closes location at Missouri City's Township Square

The gym's Missouri City location closed on July 31.

Pearland City Council typically meets the second and fourth Mondays of the month. (Haley Morrison/Community Impact Newspaper)
City Council approves rezonings for three different land parcels in Pearland

Pearland will be getting two new residential developments and an office development in different parts of the city.

Wildcat PPE opened at 301 S. Trade Center Parkway, Conroe in June 2020. (Andrew Christman/Community Impact Newspaper)
INVESTIGATION: Wildcat PPE’s lawsuits, layoffs highlight faulty federal procurement process under pandemic

Wildcat PPE became the fourth-largest employer in Montgomery County virtually overnight but now faces accusations of poor quality products and unpaid invoices.

Mahesh's Kitchen, an upscale Indian restaurant, is preparing to open in Sugar Land Town Square near the end of August. (Claire Shoop/Community Impact Newspaper)
Upscale Indian restaurant coming to Sugar Land; Freebirds Tex-Mex to open in The Woodlands and more Houston-area news

Read the latest business and community news from the Houston area, including that E-bikes will not be permitted on The Woodlands Township pathways.

NewQuest Properties will break ground on the second phase of the Fort Bend Town Center on Aug. 5. (Rendering courtesy NewQuest Properties)
Missouri City's Fort Bend Town Center II to include new movie theater, retail, restaurants

Are you excited for the new shopping center? Construction on Fort Bend Town Center II will begin Aug. 5 and be completed in 2023.