Restaurants open in Pearland, Friendswood and more top Houston-area news

Magnolia Cajun Comfort serves Cajun and Cajun-inspired dishes, including crawfish pies. (Courtesy Magnolia Cajun Comfort)
Magnolia Cajun Comfort serves Cajun and Cajun-inspired dishes, including crawfish pies. (Courtesy Magnolia Cajun Comfort)

Magnolia Cajun Comfort serves Cajun and Cajun-inspired dishes, including crawfish pies. (Courtesy Magnolia Cajun Comfort)

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Pearland-Friendswood

BUSINESS ROUNDUP: 6 restaurants that opened in Pearland, Friendswood in September, October

Here are six restaurants that opened in Pearland and Friendswood in September and October.

The Woodlands



The Woodlands Mall to welcome Shake Shack, Creamistry locations in November

New Shake Shack and Creamistry locations are expected to launch at The Woodlands Mall in November, mall management confirmed.

Conroe-Montgomery

Conroe City Council election results: Jody Czajkoski wins mayoral race

With 100 out of 100 election day precincts reporting and all early-voting totals counted, Jody Czajkoski is the winner of Conroe's mayoral race, garnering 15,035 votes, or 55.61%.

Sugar Land-Missouri City

Missouri City City Council At-Large Position 2 race heads to runoff, plus other election updates

Vashaundra Edwards, incumbent At-Large Position 1 council member, has been re-elected to her seat on Missouri City City Council, according to unofficial voting results from Fort Bend and Harris counties.

Cy-Fair

New Hwy. 6 flyover bridge opens weeks ahead of schedule

A new four-lane flyover bridge connecting FM 1960 to Hwy. 6 over Hwy. 290 opened in Cy-Fair Nov. 1, several weeks ahead of schedule, and transportation experts and developers all have high hopes for what it could mean for mobility.

Haley Morrison, Ben Thompson, Claire Shoop, Eva Vigh and Shawn Arrajj contributed to this report.



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Patti Ashcraft has been the owner of That Vinyl Store since she purchased the business in October 2019. (Photos by Haley Morrison/Community Impact Newspaper)
Small crafting business That Vinyl Store aims to lift up Friendswood community

In Friendswood, That Vinyl Store not only sells vinyl and vinyl T-shirts, but it also supports other local businesses, owner Patti Ashcraft said.

2314 Piney Woods Drive sold in Pearland in December. (Courtesy the Houston Association of Realtors)
Homes sales down in 3 Pearland, Friendswood-area ZIP codes in February

Fewer homes were sold in three local ZIP codes in 2021 compared to 2020.

Armored Sports camps feature basketball, flag football and more. (Courtesy Pexels)
Armored Sports camps to launch in venues across Greater Houston

A new Christian sports camp for youth is launching this summer in churches across the Greater Houston area.

"Breaking Strongholds" is a faith-based, eight-episode series that explores topics such as suicide and depression. (Courtesy Terry Weaver)
Series shot in Montgomery County aiming for Hulu, Netflix deal and more Houston-area news

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With little discussion April 5, Friendswood City Council voted in favor of a resolution to show support for House Bill 3029, the passage of which would result in the creation of a taxing entity to help fund the operation of the proposed coastal barrier. (Community Impact staff)
Friendswood joins League City in supporting creation of Gulf Coast Protection District

With little discussion April 5, Friendswood City Council voted in favor of a resolution to show support for House Bill 3029, the passage of which would result in the creation of a taxing entity to help fund the operation of the proposed coastal barrier.

The Classic allows for the choice of pancakes, waffles or French toast, two eggs in any style and a choice of meat. (Photos by Jake Magee/Community Impact Newspaper)
Family-owned Country Place Cafe is more than it appears

“We jumped in with basically nothing. ... We did a lot with a little," Country Place Cafe co-owner Kelly Garza said.

The temporary waiver covering initial vehicle registration, vehicle registration renewal, vehicle titling, renewal of permanent disabled parking placards and 30-day temporary permits will end April 14. (Hannah Zedaker/Community Impact Newspaper)
DMV officials say no grace period following waiver of car title, registration; new housing set for Magnolia, Cypress

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Work on renovating the Pearland train depot has halted due to COVID-19. (Photo courtesy the Pearland Historical Society, graphics by Justin Howell/Community Impact Newspaper)
Pearland train depot stalls due to COVID-19

As development continues, less of the city's history remains to be preserved.

Meet the candidates running for Alvin ISD board of trustees Position 3. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Election Q&A's: Alvin ISD board of trustees Position 3

Learn more about the candidates for Alvin ISD board of trustees Position 3.

As the school year comes to an end, officials from area school districts are reflecting on the year, navigating STAAR tests and planning ahead for the 2021-22 school year. (Photo courtesy Adobe Stock; Graphics by Justin Howell/Community Impact Newspaper)
As school year wraps up, Alvin, Pearland, Friendswood and Clear Creek ISDs evaluate COVID-19 measures

As the school year comes to an end, officials from area school districts are reflecting on the year, navigating STAAR tests and planning ahead for the 2021-22 school year.