IMPACT ROUNDUP: The 10 most viewed impacts of 2019

The Cake Lady Bakery
The Cake Lady Bakery in Friendswood closed. (Haley Morrison/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Cake Lady Bakery in Friendswood closed. (Haley Morrison/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Killen's TMX opened in Pearland in early 2019. (Courtesy Killen's TMX)
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The Sandwich Shoppe and Grill opened in Pearland. (Courtesy The Sandwich Shoppe and Grill)
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Pearland Sweet Tooth opened June 22. (Courtesy Pearland Sweet Tooth)
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Jillian's of Houston opened in Pearland in July. (Courtesy Jillian's of Houston)
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Cafe Taraiz closed in Pearland. The restaurant served Mediterranean and American food. (Haley Morrison/Community Impact Newspaper)
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West Parkwood Place is expected to be completed in November in Friendswood. (Courtesy West Parkwood Place)
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Press Waffle Co. opened at Baybrook Mall. (Courtesy Press Waffle Co.)

Here are the 10 most viewed impacts from Pearland and Friendswood in 2019:

Cake Lady Bakery in Friendswood closes, 9,617 views

2. Killen's TMX now open in Pearland, 4,169 views

The Sandwich Shoppe and Grill is coming soon to Pearland, 4,070 views

4. Pearland Sweet Tooth grand opening scheduled for June 22, 3,946 views*

*The business has since relocated to 11710 Broadway St., Ste. 118, Pearland.

Bourbon St. Daiquiris to open Pearland location in June, 3,158 views

Jillian’s of Houston opens in Pearland, 2,622 views

Locally owned Cafe Taraiz closes shop in Pearland, 2,251 views**

**The business has since re-opened under a different owner.

Chick Fil A coming to Friendswood in 2020, 2,088 views

Professional and retail center West Parkwood Place to open in Friendswood, 1,957 views

Press Waffle Co. comes to the Baybrook Mall, 1,789 views



Hwy. 288
Southbound lanes on Hwy. 288 open; work continues on northbound portion, FM 518

Construction on the Brazoria County portion of Hwy. 288 southbound has been completed with the exits now open.

John Clayton outside Clayton Funeral Homes
Future Broadway Street widening sparks discussion among Pearland business owners

Local service businesses worry about lost space from construction, expansion

Dark Horse Investments office building coming to Friendswood

Dark Horse Investments is building a new office building set to open March 1 at 107 Shadwell Lane, Friendswood.

Club Pilates opens Pearland location

Club Pilates held its soft opening Nov. 18 for its location at 2810 Business Center Drive, Ste. 114, Pearland.

Friendswood mural
2020 Annual Community Guide: Get to know Friendswood through census data

Friendswood is a small city in South Houston that is growing steadily. Over the past five years, the city’s median age has stayed at 41 with 6.26% population growth in the city. Despite being hit hard by Hurricane Harvey in 2017, the city’s median home value has increased since 2013.

2020 Annual Community Guide: Get to know Pearland through census data

South Houston suburb Pearland has grown rapidly over the course of the last five years, as the population has increased nearly 21% since 2013. The median age of the Pearland resident is in the mid-30s. The monthly home value has also increased for the city since 2013.

Friendswood tree giveaway
'August Osage County' and more: 10 events in Pearland and Friendswood in January and February

From tree giveaways to a roller derby game, here are 10 events for Pearland and Friendswood residents in January and February.

Camp Bow Wow
54 places to shop that opened in Pearland, Friendswood in 2019 or are coming soon this year

As part of our annual community guide, we are rounding up places to shop in Pearland and Friendswood. Here are the places that opened last year, as well as some coming in 2020.

(Jen Para/Community Impact Newspaper)
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo concert tickets go on sale Jan. 16

Lower-level seating options are already very limited.

Texas oil and gas industry could see a major slowdown in 2020

The oil and natural gas industry paid a record-setting $16.3 billion in taxes and royalties to local governments and the state in 2019, the Texas Oil and Gas Association announced Tuesday.

Friendswood ISD
Friendswood ISD board of trustees hears bond recommendation at January meeting

The bond recommendation totaled $128 million, with improvements being suggested for five of the six campuses.

HGA driver Derek King picks up a patient from David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport in Spring before transporting her to the Texas Medical Center. (Courtesy Derek King)
Houston Ground Angels seeking volunteers to drive patients to Texas Medical Center

Houston Ground Angels is a nonprofit organization that provides transportation between local airports and the Texas Medical Center for patients with cancer and other life-threatening diseases and illnesses.

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