Recent highlights: January events in The Woodlands area included Taste of the Town, I-45 dedication
Zanti Cucina Italiana, which opened in 2019 on Research Forest Drive, prepared samples of Italian cuisine at Taste of the Town. (Andrew Christman/Community Impact Newspaper)
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The 34th annual Taste of the Town event sponsored by The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce was held Jan. 16 at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center. Each year, the event gathers representatives from more than 40 restaurants in The Woodlands and the Greater Houston area and provides samples of food and wine for attendees. Also in January, a portion of I-45 was dedicated to The Woodlands founder George P. Mitchell.
A resident of the Houston area since 2011, Vanessa began working in community journalism in her home state of New Jersey in 1996. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2016 as a reporter for the Spring/Klein edition and became editor of that paper in March 2017 and editor of The Woodlands edition in January 2019.