Burger Nation opens in Pearland; League City chief reunites with man he saved and more Houston-area news

Burger Nation opened its Pearland location in mid-June. (Courtesy Burger Nation)
Burger Nation opened its Pearland location in mid-June. (Courtesy Burger Nation)

Burger Nation opened its Pearland location in mid-June. (Courtesy Burger Nation)

Read the latest business and community news from the Houston area.

Pearland-Friendswood

Burger Nation opens Pearland location

Burger Nation opened its Pearland location in mid-June. Located at 9515 W. Broadway St., Ste. 119, Pearland, the business serves burgers, including keto burgers.

Bay Area



League City police chief reunites with man he saved this spring

On March 24, League City Police Chief Gary Ratliff spotted two white trucks pulled over at the intersection of South Shore Boulevard and Austin Street. At the time, Ratliff said he thought it might be a minor accident, but could not see any damage to either vehicle.

Tomball-Magnolia

La Michoacana Meat Market expands, renovates Tomball location

La Michoacana Meat Market expanded and renovated its location at 27722 Hwy. 249, Tomball. The grocery store, which offers marinated meats, fresh produce and a taqueria, added 3,000 square feet in March to accommodate more groceries and produce, according to the store manager.

House of Duchess Beauty Supply Store now open on FM 1488 in Magnolia

The store offers hair and skin products, including natural and synthetic hair and extensions, owner Peace Ifedube said.

Katy

Snappy's Cafe & Grill in Katy gets new owner

Longtime owners Bobby Katsabas and Alex Tsounakas, who opened Snappy’s nearly 20 years ago, have retired, new owner Anna Liu said.

DD's Discounts to open first Katy location

Located at 20280 Katy Freeway, Katy, DD’s Discounts offers a variety of household, clothing and accessories at discounted prices.

Cy-Fair

Little Free Library comes to Cypress United Methodist Church

The Little Free Library is a nonprofit that provides access to free books for readers of all ages at anytime.

3 new businesses opening at The Shops at Rock Creek in Cypress

Three new businesses have opened or are set to open in the same shopping center located at 14119 Grant Road, Cypress.

Haley Morrison, Savannah Kuchar, Chandler France, Morgan Jones, Laura Aebi and Emily Jaroszewski contributed to this report.



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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.

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.

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.

Friendswood ISD expects to receive about $2.88 million in ESSER III grant funds. (Courtesy Pexels)
Friendswood ISD to create 13 new student support positions with federal funding

The staff in the new positions will be focused on implementing evidence-based activities to meet the comprehensive needs of students.

student writing on paper
Texas Legislature allows parents to opt for students to repeat grade levels or courses

Senate Bill 1697 is effective for the 2021-22 school year.

(Courtesy Main Squeeze Juice)
IMPACTS ROUNDUP: Main Squeeze Juice now open and more business, development news

Here is a roundup of business and development news from the Pearland and Friendswood area.

Pearland ISD announced meals will be offered every school day to all students at no cost for the 2021-22 school year. (Community Impact Staff)
Pearland ISD to offer meals to all students at no cost for upcoming school year

Pearland ISD announced meals will be offered every school day to all students at no cost for the 2021-22 school year.

School supplies will be exempt from the 8.25% sales tax Aug. 6-8. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
What to know before the statewide tax-free weekend Aug. 6-8

Customers will not have to pay the standard 8.25% sales tax on select clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks under $100.

(Courtesy Black Rock Coffee Bar)
Black Rock Coffee Bar now open in Webster

Black Rock Coffee Bar opened in mid-July.

Main Chick Hot Chicken opened its first brick-and-mortar location July 23 in Sugar Land. (Courtesy Main Chick Hot Chicken)
Main Chick Hot Chicken opens in Sugar Land; Urban Bird Hot Chicken coming to Cy-Fair and more Houston-area news

Read the latest business and community news for the Houston area, including two new chicken restaurants.