Amazon delivery stations coming to Spring, Porter; new brewpub set for Montgomery and more Houston-area news

Amazon will open a delivery station in Spring in 2021. (Courtesy Amazon)
Amazon will open a delivery station in Spring in 2021. (Courtesy Amazon)

Amazon will open a delivery station in Spring in 2021. (Courtesy Amazon)

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Amazon to open delivery station in Spring in 2021

Amazon will open a delivery station at Northcrest Drive and Spring Stuebner Road in Spring in 2021, according to a March 24 press release.

Blended Paradise Energy & Nutrition coming soon to Stuebner Airline Road in Spring

Blended Paradise Energy & Nutrition plans to celebrate its grand opening April 10 at 16716 Stuebner Airline Road, Spring. The new business will offer a variety of fat-burning energy teas and protein smoothies.

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Amazon to open delivery station in Porter in 2021

Amazon will open a delivery station at the intersection of Hwy. 59 and Kingwood Drive in Porter in 2021, according to a March 24 press release.


Yelo Banh Mi Artisans now open in Katy

Yelo Banh Mi Artisans officially opened its doors in Katy Asian Town at 23119 Colonial Parkway, Ste. B3, Katy, after a pandemic-related delay.


Saddleback Jewelry & Coin now offering repair, appraisal services in Magnolia

Saddleback Jewelry & Coin opened in Magnolia on March 1, according to business owner Monica Ward. Located off of FM 1488 in Magnolia, the business specializes in buying and selling precious metals including gold, silver and platinum.


New brewpub coming to Montgomery, plus 2 other local happenings

Frankenboltzzzz Brewing Co. is holding a grand opening March 27 from 11 a.m.-11 p.m. at 173 N. FM 1486, Montgomery. The pub wants to be known as a "welcoming, family-oriented, pet-friendly pub that serves outstanding craft beer," according to Monique Crawford, one of the owners.

Prime 101 Steakhouse: Award-winning Italian chef brings big-city vibes to Montgomery

The restaurant, which opened in March 2019, serves dry-aged black Angus prime steaks, seafood, desserts and specialty cocktails. Owner Tony Nicoletta said he wanted to bring a high-quality steakhouse to the area.


Bach to Rock now open on Grant Road in Cypress

Music school Bach to Rock opened March 22 at 13215 Grant Road, Cypress. The business offers music lessons, including private individual lessons, group lessons, and lessons for glee clubs and bands.

Andy Li, Morgan Theophil, Hannah Zedaker, Adriana Rezal, Eva Vigh and Shawn Arrajj contributed to this report.


Texas Workforce Solutions-Vocational Rehabilitation Services provides a variety of services to assist eligible people with disabilities in preparing for, obtaining, retaining or advancing in competitive integrated employment. Similarly, Workforce Solutions Gulf Coast is a public workforce system in the 13-county Houston-Galveston region of Texas that helps employers meet their human resources needs and individuals build careers. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Texas Workforce Solutions-Vocational Rehabilitation Services to relocate from Tomball to Willowbrook

Six vocational rehabilitation staff with the Texas Workforce Solutions-Vocational Rehabilitation Services will move May 18 from 444 Holderrieth Blvd., Ste. 3, Tomball to the Workforce Solutions Gulf Coast office located at 17725 Hwy. 249, Houston, according to a May 11 news release.

Residents will have until May 2023 to obtain a Real ID. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
US Department of Homeland Security extends Real ID deadline until 2023

Drivers will have until May 2023 to get the Real ID, which will be required for adults boarding a U.S. commercial flight.

Moore Elementary School is one of the campuses open for students transfers in 2021-22. (Danica Lloyd/Community Impact Newspaper)
Cy-Fair ISD approves 57 campuses open for voluntary student transfers in 2021-22

Families can now apply for voluntary students transfers for the 2021-22 school year.

Susan Bailey was elected president of the American Medical Association in June 2020. (Courtesy American Medical Association)
'I am convinced we will beat COVID': American Medical Association President Susan Bailey discusses vaccine successes, myths, challenges

Bailey was elected president of the American Medical Association in June 2020. Much of the organization's focus during that time has been on vaccine transparency and distribution.

Cy-Fair ISD is planning to offer a virtual learning program for the 2021-22 school year. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Cy-Fair ISD proposes virtual learning program for 2021-22 pending legislative approval

District officials said the proposed Cy-Fair ISD Virtual School will launch in 2021-22, pending the approval of certain legislation.

Pfizer vaccines could become available to kids 12 and up as soon as next week. (Courtesy Adobe Stock/Graphic by Justin Howell/Community Impact Newspaper)
FDA expands Pfizer vaccine authorization to children ages 12 to 15 years old

This is the first time people under the age of 16 have been granted access to a coronavirus vaccine.

The deadline is May 17 for residents to protest their appraised property values set by the Harris County Appraisal District earlier this year, and officials are encouraging protesters to take online options into account. (Courtesy Pexels)
Harris County residents have until May 17 to protest property values

High demand for residential properties along with a shrinking inventory of homes translated into a roughly 8%-10% increase in residential values on average across the county this year

Cy-Fair ISD recently added 266 propane buses to its total fleet. Funded by the 2019 bond package, the buses account for approximately 30% of the district’s total fleet and provide cleaner emissions. (Courtesy Cy-Fair ISD)
Cy-Fair ISD's 2019 bond program funds new propane buses to replace diesel vehicles

Propane buses now account for about 30% of the district's entire fleet.

ExxonMobil moved employees from its Springwoods Village campus to a Hughes Landing to cure a default on a Montgomery County tax abatement. (Courtesy ExxonMobil)
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The University of St. Thomas is a private Catholic college in Houston. It also has a microcampus in downtown Conroe. (Emma Whalen/Community Impact Newspaper)
University of St. Thomas offering free tuition to first 500 students who apply

The online degrees are in the following fields: cybersecurity, network technology, electronic technology, general business, and alcohol and drug dependency counseling.

Founded by Jennifer Park in 2019, Moving Waters aims to improve the quality of life for homeless individuals across the Greater Houston area by providing mobile shower and hygiene stations through partnerships with other assistance organizations. (Courtesy Moving Waters)
Moving Waters to bring weekly mobile showers, hygiene stations to Northwest Assistance Ministries beginning May 10

Beginning May 10, mobile showers and hygiene stations will be available to those in need every Monday at Northwest Assistance Ministries, through a new partnership with Houston-based nonprofit Moving Waters.