Torchy's to open new Richmond location this week
The restaurant held a soft family and friends opening earlier this week. (Photo by Laura Aebi/Community Impact Newspaper)
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By Laura Aebi
Editor, Katy and Sugar Land/Missouri City
Laura joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2020 after a few years in the public relations industry. Laura graduated from Texas State University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. Originally from North Texas, Laura relocated to Houston after spending three years in Pacific Northwest. Previously, she interned with two radio stations in Central Texas and held the role of features editor at the San Marcos Daily Record. Laura writes about local government, development, transportation, education, real estate and small businesses in these communities.
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