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Torchy's Tacos is planning to open a new location in Stafford near Sugar Land and Missouri City. (Amanda Feldott/Community Impact Newspaper)
Torchy's Tacos is planning to open a new location in Stafford near Sugar Land and Missouri City. (Amanda Feldott/Community Impact Newspaper)

Torchy's Tacos is planning to open a new location in Stafford near Sugar Land and Missouri City. (Amanda Feldott/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Sugar Land-Missouri City

Torchy's Tacos to open first Stafford, 18th Houston-area location in coming months

Torchy's Tacos will be opening its first Stafford location in late spring or early summer. The new restaurant will be located at 11327 Current Lane, Stafford.

Serving Filipino-inspired bar food, Bar Kada opens in Missouri City



Bar Kada, a new Missouri City sports bar, celebrated its grand opening Feb. 13.

Located at 9009 Sienna Crossing Drive, Missouri City, the restaurant serves Filipino-inspired bar food, including egg rolls, wings, oysters, salads, burgers, fried rice and more, as well as an extensive drink menu.

Tomball-Magnolia

Ostioneria Michoacan now serving seafood and drinks in Tomball


Mexican seafood restaurant Ostioneria Michoacan opened a Tomball location Feb. 22 at 28109 Hwy. 249, Tomball. The eatery offers a selection of seafood plates, such as grilled salmon, blackened tilapia with shrimp, and red snapper.

Magnolia repairman brings lawnmowers back to life with The Mobile Mower Doctor, sees increase in demand

Jimmie Brock, the owner of The Mobile Mower Doctor, operates out of a 20-foot trailer attached to the back of his truck, offering repair and maintenance services for outdoor power equipment.

Katy

Teriyaki Madness coming soon to Fulshear

Teriyaki Madness, a fast-casual Asian restaurant, is coming to 6300 FM 1463, Ste. 300, Fulshear, in mid-March.

Bellaire-Meyerland-West University

Lovesac furniture targeting spring opening in Rice Village

The Lovesac Company will bring a new store and showroom to Houston’s Inner Loop for the first time.

Cy-Fair

New Kiddie Academy location opens in northwest Houston

Kiddie Academy of Cypresswood opened in late January at 13909 Mandolin Drive, Houston, near the intersection of Hwy. 249 and Cypresswood Drive.

The 10,500-square-foot educational child care facility is bringing 35 new jobs to the community and is expected to serve 187 students ages 3-12, according to a press release.

Pearland-Friendswood

Sweet Paris Creperie & Cafe celebrates one year at Baybrook Mall with reopening


Sweet Paris Creperie & Cafe is celebrating one year at its Baybrook Mall location with a grand reopening.

Bay Area

Despite bankruptcy, Alamo Drafthouse still coming to League City


Despite Alamo Drafthouse Cinema filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the incoming League City location is unaffected.

Houston

One in 4 Houstonians experienced water leaks during winter freeze, new data finds

When Texas’ statewide deep freeze left millions without power, one in four Houstonians experienced burst or leaking pipes, according to new data published March 2 by Houston Public Works.

Houston Nutcracker Market to make in-person return this spring

Now in its third year, the Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market will make an in-person return this spring.

From April 16-18, the spring Nutcracker Market will return in person at NRG Center after the event was canceled last year.

Jake Magee, Haley Morrison, Adriana Rezal, Morgan Theophil, Hunter Marrow, Laura Aebi, Claire Shoop, Danica Lloyd and Emma Whalen contributed to this report.



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Hummingbird Montessori School educates children ages 6 weeks to 6 years. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
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Dunkin' opened in Missouri City at 6231 Hwy. 6 on April 19. (Courtesy Dunkin')
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Right Mentality offers individual, couples and family counseling to assist with depression, anxiety, trauma, anger management and substance use. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Right Mentality Mental Health and Wellness provides therapy at new Sugar Land location

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The program, which began this week in San Marcos, gives Amazon and Whole Foods employees and contractors direct access to COVID-19 vaccinations. (Courtesy Amazon)
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