JULY ROUNDUP: 6 restaurants opening, closing in The Woodlands

Common Bond Bistro and Bakery opened in Springwoods Village on July 20. (Courtesy Common Bond Bistro and Bakery)
Common Bond Bistro and Bakery opened in Springwoods Village on July 20. (Courtesy Common Bond Bistro and Bakery)

Common Bond Bistro and Bakery opened in Springwoods Village on July 20. (Courtesy Common Bond Bistro and Bakery)

Throughout the month of July, several new restaurants opened and several announced plans to locate around The Woodlands area with a variety of offerings. Here are five Community Impact Newspaper reported on in the past month.

Now open: Crust Pizza Co. in Harper's Preserve

Crust Pizza Co., a local gourmet pizza chain, opened its latest location at 10160 Hwy. 242, Ste. 1500, Conroe, on July 6. Along with offering a featured pizza each month, customers can order a custom pizza as well. The chain now has 10 locations around the Greater Houston area.

Now open: Common Bond Bistro and Bakery

Common Bond Bistro & Bakery opened July 20 in CityPlace at Springwoods Village, located at 1700 City Plaza Drive, Ste. 150, Spring. The eatery offers breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as brunch on the weekends, and menu items range from flatbreads, salads and sandwiches to French toast, scrambles and avocado toast.


Coming soon: Kitchen 1488

Kitchen 1488, a new restaurant inspired by Louisiana comfort food, announced it is anticipating an Aug. 10 opening at 4130 FM 1488, Ste. 102, Magnolia. The menu will consist of traditional soups, salads and American fare alongside Southern specialty dishes, such as boudin egg rolls, shrimp and grits, seafood nachos and po'boys.

Coming soon: Hearsay Gastrolounge

Howard Hughes Corp. announced Hearsay Gastrolounge as a new restaurant coming to Waterway Square this August. Hearsay Gastrolounge will serve renditions of contemporary American dishes and spirits.

Coming soon: The Rose Lounge

Along with Hearsay Gastrolounge, Howard Hughes Corp. announced The Rose Lounge will also be coming to Waterway Square in August. The upscale bar concept was created by Diego Mandoba and Washington Revelo and will feature two levels, including a rooftop space.

Closed: Broken Barrel

International tapas concept Broken Barrel, located at 1950 Hughes Landing Blvd., Ste. 1900, The Woodlands, announced it has permanently closed as of July 29. Broken Barrel was founded in February 2017.


MOST RECENT

The overall death total in Harris County hit 805, with the majority of deaths—78%—occurring in individuals ages 60 and older. (Community Impact staff)
Harris County coronavirus count: 17 deaths confirmed Aug. 5, including man in his 20s

The overall death total hit 805, with the majority of deaths—78%—occurring in individuals ages 60 and older.

Active cases in the county have decreased by 144 since yesterday. (Community Impact staff)
Montgomery County adds 5 deaths related to COVID-19 Aug. 5; recoveries pass 4,000

The county's active case count fell by more than 6%, and more than 200 clinical recoveries were reported.

The Confederate Soldiers Monument stands on the south grounds of the Texas Capitol. A group of Democratic lawmakers have called for its removal, along with other statues and portraits honoring the Confederacy. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
State legislators seek removal of Confederate monuments at Texas Capitol

The decision may ultimately lie with Gov. Greg Abbott and the rest of the State Preservation Board, which last year authorized the removal of a plaque in the Capitol that said slavery was not an underlying cause of the Confederate rebellion.

Gosling Road work will continue into 2021. (Courtesy Fotolia)
MAP: Here's where to expect road work on Gosling Road through 2021 as plans move north of West Rayford Road

Work on Gosling Road isn't finished yet, and 2021 will see plans proceed for work north of West Rayford Road and over Spring Creek.

The district will begin the school year Sept. 8. (Designed by Matthew Mills/Community Impact Newspaper)
TISD families get second chance to select instructional method; some UIL activities to resume Aug. 6

Tomball ISD is giving families an opportunity to adjust their preferred method of instruction for the fall.

Conroe ISD heard a presentation on its FY 2020-21 budget at an Aug. 4 meeting. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)
Conroe ISD considers adopting tax rate of $1.2125 for FY 2020-21

The next board meeting is scheduled for Aug. 18, when there will be a public hearing before the board adopts its tax rate and budget.

The Tomball ISD board of trustees voted Aug. 4 during a special meeting to delay the start date for instruction for all students from Aug. 18 to Sept. 8. (Screenshot via Facebook)
BREAKING: Tomball ISD delays school year start to Sept. 8 for all students

“This calendar is recommending that all students begin on Sept. 8. No virtual or face-to-face [learning] before that. At that point families would have the option for what they chose," Superintendent Martha Salazar-Zamora said.

The tech company's retail location will open on the mall's first floor next month. (Kelly Schafler/Community Impact Newspaper)
Amazon 4-star store opening at The Woodlands Mall anticipated for September

The Amazon retail location will offer popular items from its online marketplace.

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Splashtown will remain closed for the 2020 season due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, park officials announced Aug. 4. (Courtesy Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Splashtown)
Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Splashtown to remain closed for 2020 season

According to the announcement, all 2020 Hurricane Harbor Splashtown season passes and pre-purchased tickets will be valid for the 2021 season.

The county's active COVID-19 case count fell Aug. 4 as recoveries rose. (Community Impact staff)
Montgomery County reports 2 deaths related to COVID-19 on Aug. 4; recoveries continue to rise

Active cases fell by 82 on Aug. 4 while recoveries rose by 186, according to the county public health district.

A total of 723 of the new cases were confirmed in Harris County outside of the city of Houston, which is the most to be confirmed outside of the city in a single day. (Community Impact staff)
Harris County coronavirus count: 1,438 new cases, 22 deaths confirmed Aug. 4

A total of 723 of the new cases were confirmed in Harris County outside of the city of Houston, which is the most to be confirmed outside of the city in a single day.