Amazon to create over 500 jobs in Missouri City and more Houston-area news

Amazon is opening a 1 million-square-foot facility at 2303 Hurricane Lane, Fresno, in 2021. (Screenshot courtesy Amazon)
Amazon is opening a 1 million-square-foot facility at 2303 Hurricane Lane, Fresno, in 2021. (Screenshot courtesy Amazon)

Amazon is opening a 1 million-square-foot facility at 2303 Hurricane Lane, Fresno, in 2021. (Screenshot courtesy Amazon)

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Sugar Land-Missouri City

Amazon fulfillment center coming to Missouri City in 2021

E-commerce retailer Amazon announced it will open a fulfillment center in Missouri City in 2021, according to a Dec. 7 press release.

The Woodlands

Cosmic Cowboy Lounge offering craft beer, wine, food on Rayford Road in The Woodlands

Craft beer and wine bar Cosmic Cowboy Lounge opened its doors for business Oct. 15 at 3555 Rayford Road, The Woodlands.

Artisan Culture serves freshly roasted coffee on Sawdust Road in The Woodlands

Owner Heather Brockus said the roastery offers fresh coffee with alternative milk options and mushroom powders for health benefits.

Taste of the Town to return to The Woodlands area in 2021 with new concept for foodies Jan. 4-31

Ticketholders can visit participating restaurants for samples throughout the month in The Woodlands area.

Bellaire-Meyerland-West University

Houston's The Galleria adds Musaafer, Golden Goose, Balenciaga, Akris and more ahead of holiday season

Just in time for shopping for the holidays, Houston’s The Galleria, 5085 Westheimer Road, announced openings for several new retailers in December.

Home decor and furnishings chain West Elm to open Rice Village store

The store will offer decor and consultation services to Houstonians.


Ambriza Social Mexican Kitchen coming soon to Katy

Ambriza Social Mexican Kitchen will soon replace Las Alamedas Mexican Restaurant at La Centerra at 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd., Ste. F140, Katy. Menu items include beef empanadas, ceviche, short ribs, fajitas, tacos and quesadillas.

El Rey Taqueria coming soon to Katy

The Cuban and Mexican restaurant will offer breakfast items, tacos, tortas, lunch and dinner plates, and soups.


Long-standing equestrian center caters to Cypress horse riding community

Horse enthusiasts Eduardo and Candace Callegari first moved to the Cypress area in 1989, an area Eduardo said was known at the time as a place where horse riding was a major staple of life for many families.

Ten years later, the couple launched Callegari Equestrian Center on North Eldridge Parkway.

Local Table brings big-city flair to Cy-Fair

Longtime Houston-area restaurateur Shervin Sharifi opened Local Table in Bridgeland last year after operating several successful restaurants in the Greater Houston area alongside his brother, Neima, and their three cousins.


Crawfish, shrimp, crab and fish are on the menu at Off the Hook Seafood in Spring

Following its soft launch late this summer, Off the Hook Seafood has been open for dine-in and takeout orders in northeastern Spring ahead of a future grand opening.

Texadelphia announces closure of Vintage Park location

The Austin-based eatery first opened in March 2019 and specialized in offering a Texas twist on Philly cheesesteaks.


Shipping container to kitchen: Hoppy Kitchen opening at Copperhead Brewery in Conroe

A new restaurant, Hoppy Kitchen, is expected to open Dec. 8 at 705 Galveston St., Conroe, delivering fresh, made-from-scratch comfort and pub food, owner Ryan Alworth said in an email.

Andrew Christman, Hunter Marrow, Laura Aebi, Claire Shoop, Shawn Arrajj, Eva Vigh, Ben Thompson, Hannah Zedaker and Vanessa Holt contributed to this report.