Wolfies, a restaurant and sports bar, opens in Sugar Land and more Houston-area news

The new Wolfies Restaurants and Sports Bars opened in Sugar Land on Jan. 23. (Courtesy Pexels)
The new Wolfies Restaurants and Sports Bars opened in Sugar Land on Jan. 23. (Courtesy Pexels)

The new Wolfies Restaurants and Sports Bars opened in Sugar Land on Jan. 23. (Courtesy Pexels)

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Sugar Land-Missouri City

Wolfies Restaurants and Sports Bars opens near Sugar Land Town Square

Wolfies Restaurants and Sports Bars opened its fifth Houston-area location Jan. 23 at 2329 Hwy. 6, Sugar Land, across from the Town Square area.

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Get a sneak peek at plans for Cy-Fair ISD’s 57th, 58th elementary schools

Architects presented their design plans for Elementary Schools No. 57 and 58 to the Cy-Fair ISD board Feb. 8. The schools will be located off Tuckerton Road in Bridgeland and off Clay Road in the southwest corner of the district, respectively.

Dingers Baseball now open on Cypress Rosehill Road

Dingers Baseball opened Feb. 1 at 16125 Cypress Rosehill Road, Cypress, offering five batting cages for individuals and teams as well as a pitching lane with a mound and pitching target.

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Trez Art and Wine Bar brings a philanthropic heart to business


Trez Art and Wine Bar opened in spring 2019 with Shawntell McWilliams as a consultant. By January 2020, she had the reins as general manager—but only after learning every aspect of the business, she said.

Spring-Klein

Z Tax & Multi Services now offering U-Haul services on Kuykendahl Road

Z Tax & Multi Services, located at 16508 Kuykendahl Road, Houston, signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer Feb. 2. Owned by Ed Tijerina, the business specializes in income tax and notary services and is now also offering U-Haul truck, trailer and towing equipment rentals in addition to moving supplies and in-store pickup for boxes.

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Kingwood business LifeStyle celebrates first anniversary


LifeStyle, a locally owned business, celebrated its first anniversary Jan. 14 at 1210 Hamblen Road, Ste. 900, Kingwood. Owner Stephanie Harris said the business offers noninvasive body contouring and weight management services, including nutritional weight-loss guidance and personal training.

Conroe-Montgomery

Starbucks on Eva Street in Montgomery now open


Starbucks at 20219 Eva St. in Montgomery opened Feb. 8, although it had been originally slated to open in winter 2020. The coffee shop features a drive-thru and nitro cold brew taps and serves a variety of hot and cold drinks.

Statewide

Walmart, Sam's Club pharmacies across Texas to begin administering vaccine Feb. 12

Walmart and Sam's Club pharmacies across Texas will begin administering COVID-19 vaccines through the U.S. Federal Retail Pharmacy Program on Feb. 12, officials with Walmart announced in a news release Feb. 9.

Texas' first statewide rental assistance program will allot over $1 billion to those financially hit by pandemic

Texans struggling to pay their rent may soon have some relief due to a new statewide rent relief program—the first of its kind in Texas, according to a news release from Gov. Greg Abbott's office.

Shawn Arrajj, Kelly Schafler, Eva Vigh, Emma Whalen, Hannah Zedaker, Danica Lloyd and Claire Shoop contributed to this report.



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According to the county, Fort Bend is the No. 1 per capita fully-vaccinated county jurisdiction in the state with 51.54% of residents recorded. (Courtesy UH College of Nursing)
Fort Bend leads Texas in vaccination efforts according to state data, county says

According to the county, Fort Bend is the No. 1 per capita fully-vaccinated county jurisdiction in the state with 51.54% of residents recorded.

Imperio Wine & Spirits sells a variety of liquor, beer, wine and spirits. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Imperio Wine & Spirits opens in Katy; Montgomery Chick-fil-A to open dining room and more Houston-area news

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The Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center will open for the summer on June 8. (Courtesy Fort Bend Children's Discovery Center)
Ahead of June reopening, Fort Bend Children's Discovery Center celebrates 5th anniversary

The Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center will open for the summer on June 8.

On April 2, New Strength Pilates moved to a larger location on Riverstone Boulevard in Missouri City. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
New Strength Pilates relocates to larger Missouri City studio

The Missouri City business of 16 years offers private sessions and group classes that help clients become pain free.

See how some Greater Houston area school districts are planning to go back to school for the 2021-22 academic year. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
See how some Greater Houston area school districts are planning to go back to school for the 2021-22 academic year

While some school districts in the Greater Houston area are doing away with face mask requirements and virtual schooling completely, others are pivoting to continue offering online learning options for students and plan to require face masks.

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CDC ends all mask requirements for fully vaccinated people

The guidance states fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks indoors or outdoors.

Hwy. 36A has not been approved as a project, so the route of the road has not been decided. However, this map shows the study area for the road. (Courtesy Highway 36A Coalition)
TxDOT, advocacy group look at feasibility of Hwy. 36A corridor through Brazoria, Fort Bend, Waller counties

The Highway 36A Coalition is hoping to get the road placed on HGAC's 2045 Regional Transportation Plan.

House Bill 1024, signed into law May 12, allows restaurants and bars to permanently sell alcoholic beverages to-go. (Courtesy Pexels)
Cocktails to-go are here to stay in Texas: Gov. Greg Abbott signs change into law May 12

Supporters say the change will help restaurants continue to recover from the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

Applications will open May 17 for small businesses seeking monetary relief through Fort Bend County's small business emergency grant program because of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo courtesy Pexels)
New funding available soon for small businesses hit by COVID-19 in Fort Bend County

Small businesses in Fort Bend County that have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic can soon apply for up to $25,000 in relief due to new funding made available by the county.

3323 Oaklawn Place Drive, a 1,804-square-foot house in Olympia Estates, sold for between $185,001-$215,000 on Jan. 30. (Courtesy Houston Association of Realtors)
Median price of homes sold increased across Sugar Land, Missouri City year over year in March

Find recent real estate trends, plus information on the Missouri City neighborhood Olympia Estates here.

Dry Eye & Specialty Center opened April 22 in Sugar Land. (Courtesy Pexels)
Dry Eye & Specialty Center opens on University Boulevard in Sugar Land

The practice offers optometry services such as routine exams as well as treatment for eye diseases and other causes of dry and itchy eyes.