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)

Read the latest business and community news from the Houston area.

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.

Cy-Fair ISD/Cy-Fair



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.

Heights-River Oaks-Montrose

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.

Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood

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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The Missouri City Juneteenth Celebration Foundation holds a number of events each year commemorating the holiday, including a parade and concert in the park. (Courtesy Missouri City Juneteenth Celebration Foundation)
Missouri City's annual Juneteenth celebration to culminate with parade and concert, June 19

Read more about this year's event and the organization behind it—the Missouri City Juneteenth Celebration Foundation.

ribbon cutting
Nearly $400M project to boost Houston-area water supply by up to 500M gallons a day

The project has been in development for over 50 years and broke ground in 2017.

Fort Bend County officials opened several public facilities around the county to serve as emergency cooling centers. (Courtesy Pexels)
Fort Bend County opens emergency cooling centers amid extreme heat

Fort Bend County officials have opened several public facilities to serve as emergency cooling centers for residents to find relief from the extreme heat.

Johnson Development has closed on 630 acres adjacent to Harvest Green that will add approximately 1,400 homes to the community. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
Harvest Green community in Richmond gains 630 acres

The new section will feature a variety of home styles, with designs for properties ranging from 40 to 75 feet wide. Models are expected to open in fall 2022 with home sales beginning around that time.

True Recovery Lymphatic Massage opened a Missouri City location in May. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
True Recovery Lymphatic Massage opened Missouri City location in May

The massage therapy business specializes in plastic surgery and postnatal recovery.

The expansion will increase ChampionX’s capacity to help customers with corrosion technology needs. (Courtesy ChampionX)
ChampionX expands corrosion laboratory at Sugar Land headquarters

The expansion will increase ChampionX’s capacity to help customers with corrosion technology needs.

Missouri City is in the early stages of hiring a new city manager after a majority of council voted to fire City Manager Odis Jones without cause. (Claire Shoop/Community Impact Newspaper)
Missouri City selects GovHR to assist in recruiting city manager

Several council members noted GovHR’s experience, commitment to diversity and utilization of social media to attract candidates.

Americans spent 44% more shopping on websites, including Amazon, in 2020 than in 2019. (Courtesy Amazon)
Surge in online shopping strains Houston’s distribution channels

Online spending in the U.S. was up 44% from 2019 to 2020, and transportation expert Bill Eisele said this uptick has put a strain on the region’s transportation system.

Fort Bend County EMS Cheif Graig Temple said it would 'behoove' the county to have a major trauma center. (Graphic by Community Impact Newspaper staff)
As Fort Bend County population grows, trauma care remains at 'basic' level

Fort Bend County EMS Chief Graig Temple said it would 'behoove' the county to have a major trauma center.

Currently under construction, the restaurant will be located near the intersection of Hwy. 59 and Airport Boulevard. (Courtesy Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar)
Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar to open at The Grid in 2022

Currently under construction, the restaurant will be located near the intersection of Hwy. 59 and Airport Boulevard.

The Fort Bend ISD board of trustees unanimously approved an updated superintendent search calendar during its June 15 meeting. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Fort Bend ISD board to interview superintendent candidates in August

The FBISD board of trustees unanimously approved an updated superintendent search calendar during its June 15 meeting.