Pearland alcohol petition invalid; Texas Renaissance Festival to host job fair Sept. 11 and more Houston-area news

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Pearland-Friendswood

Petition aiming to change Pearland’s alcohol rule deemed to be invalid

A citizen-led petition that aimed to change Pearland’s alcohol rule had over 4,000 signatures deemed invalid, meaning the petition has failed, the city announced Aug. 6.

Bay Area



Lone Star Flight Museum near Houston's Ellington Airport opens 9/11 exhibit

"Never Forget: Commemorating the 20th Anniversary of 9/11" remembers and honors the 2,977 people killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, per the release. The names of each person will cover the gallery walls at the museum, which is located near Houston's Ellington Airport.

Conroe-Montgomery

The Crazy Fisherman to open on FM 1097 in October

The brick-and-mortar eatery will offer Cajun and seafood dishes, including catfish tacos, shrimp baskets, crab flatbreads, grilled lobster nachos, boiled shrimp, seafood quesadillas, po'boys and Cajun fries.

Katy

Homebrew Coffee Shop and Eatery coming soon to Katy

The coffee shop’s menu will include a variety of frozen and hot drinks as well as pastries, sandwiches and wraps.

Tomball-Magnolia

Texas Renaissance Festival to host job fair Sept. 11 for 400 open positions

A job fair is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Sept. 11 at the festival grounds, located at 21778 FM 1774, Todd Mission.

Claire Shoop, Anna Lotz, Colleen Ferguson and Andy Yanez contributed to this report.





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From left: Laura Ryan, Eliza Paul and Craig Raborn discuss the future of the Texas Department of Transportation. (Sierra Rozen/Community Impact Newspaper)
Texas Department of Transportation discusses I-45 expansion, vehicle fatalities at annual event

The Texas Department of Transportation held its fifth annual State of TxDOT event Oct. 21 to discuss the I-45 expansion, plans for the future and safety issues facing Texans.

Your Boutique Shop plans to open at 5038 Broadway, Pearland by the end of November. (Courtesy Pexels)
Your Boutique Shop plans to open in Pearland by end of November

Your Boutique Shop plans to open at 5038 Broadway St., Pearland, by the end of November.

Taco Palenque is now open as drive-thru only in Round Rock. (Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Renderings of the conceptual tower were shown depicting a roughly 100-foot tower, but the intent is to build a smaller tower. A total of $2.43 million was given as an estimated cost for a 100-foot gravity tower, but presenters said the cost would scale down with a smaller tower. (Courtesy city of Frisco)
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Rooms To Go on Aug. 21 opened a new showroom location at 15424 S. Freeway 288, Pearland. (Andy Yanez/Community Impact Newspaper)
Rooms To Go opens Pearland showroom in August

Rooms To Go on Aug. 21 opened a new showroom location at 15424 S. Freeway 288, Pearland.

Heather Lagrone, Adrienne Holloway, Luis Guajardo, Maya Ford and Charleen Jones sit onstage while Holloway introduces the audience to the Harris County Housing Needs Assessment study on Oct. 19. (Emily Lincke/Community Impact Newspaper)
Kinder Institute housing survey results reveal Harris County's needs

To meet the need for additional, more affordable housing for only 20% of the 500,000 cost-burdened residents, 8,174 housing units would need to be added annually through 2031, according to the study.

According to American Realty Group President Danny Kuperman, the project developer, construction will begin in 2022, and the center is expected to open by the end of the year. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Assisted living, memory care facility to open in Pearland by end of 2022

Vineyard Pearland plans to open its location by 2022 at 2680 Business Center Drive, Pearland.

The superintendent's target, as approved by the board, is to have 90% of student exclusions fall within district parameters, which are aligned with Texas Education Agency and Texas Department of State Health Services guidelines. (Jake Magee/Community Impact Newspaper)
Clear Creek ISD approves 2021-22 superintendent targets, including COVID-19 exclusion audit

Clear Creek ISD trustees approved a number of 2021-22 targets for Superintendent Eric Williams during an Oct. 11 board of trustees workshop, including one regarding ongoing audits of COVID-19-related exclusions.

Want to know more about new businesses coming to the Katy area? Below you can find details on the five latest commercial projects filed in Katy. (Courtesy Canva)
CI NATION ROUNDUP: Read the latest top news about restaurants, businesses and other commercial projects that are coming soon or now open

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Harris County Commissioners Court's revised redistricting map as of Aug. 31. (Screenshot courtesy Harris County Commissioners Court)
Harris County Commissioners Court to take public comments on redistricting Oct. 21

The meeting will be held at the Harris County Commissioners Court, located at 1001 Preston St., Ste. 934, Houston, at 4 p.m.

Old Pearland Farmers Market on Oct. 16 held its first farmers market under the pavilion at Independence Park. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Old Pearland Farmers Market held inaugural event Oct. 16

Old Pearland Farmers Market on Oct. 16 held its first event under the pavilion at Independence Park.