Read popular news on Community Impact Newspaper's website from the past week from the Houston area.


Good Eatz food truck now open on Louetta Road in Spring

Good Eatz celebrated the grand opening of its new food stand at 5838 Louetta Road, Spring, on Oct. 2. The eatery specializes in wings, fish, boudin and burgers and can be booked to cater private events.


After 25 years, Houston's historic preservation law faces Supreme Court test

According to Pei-Lin Chong, a real estate agent and builder specializing in restoring historic structures, Houston’s historic preservation law, which turns 25 this year, reflects the city’s struggle with its own identity—a purportedly world-class urban destination that bulldozes its past.


Friendswood City Council approves rezoning land for planned unit development

Calling it the best possible use for the land, Friendswood City Council on Oct. 5 unanimously approved the first reading to rezone a tract to make way for a planned unit development.


'I don’t know of any other district that has [done something] similar': Magnolia ISD hires chief medical officer

Magnolia ISD has hired Dr. Alfred Martinez to serve as the district’s first chief medical officer, a newly created position for the 2020-21 school year, according to an Oct. 1 press release.


Proposal for underground flood tunnels along Buffalo Bayou 'dropped from consideration' in interim report

The plan for addressing flooding along Buffalo Bayou and surrounding the Addicks and Barker reservoirs in Houston took a step forward Oct. 5, and early evaluations have officials looking away from a concept that involved building a network of underground tunnels leading away from the reservoirs.

Hannah Zedaker, Matt Dulin, Jake Magee, Adriana Rezal and Shawn Arrajj contributed to this report.