WingNuts Express opens in Magnolia and more Houston-area news

The eatery specializes in double-fried chicken wing dishes served with a variety of sauces, including buffalo, mango habanero and garlic Parmesan, among others. (Courtesy WingNuts Express)
The eatery specializes in double-fried chicken wing dishes served with a variety of sauces, including buffalo, mango habanero and garlic Parmesan, among others. (Courtesy WingNuts Express)

The eatery specializes in double-fried chicken wing dishes served with a variety of sauces, including buffalo, mango habanero and garlic Parmesan, among others. (Courtesy WingNuts Express)

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Tomball-Magnolia

WingNuts Express now open on Tamina Road in Magnolia


Magnolia's latest wing eatery, WingNuts Express, opened on Tamina Road on Oct. 3, according to a Facebook post from the restaurant.

Sugar Land-Missouri City



Child Advocates of Fort Bend, partners open clinic for child victims of sexual abuse

Child Advocates of Fort Bend, along with AccessHealth and the Harris Health System, opened a medical clinic dedicated to child victims of sexual abuse Oct. 1, according to a CAFB press release.

Spring-Klein

ROUNDUP: 8 businesses, restaurants that recently opened in Spring, Klein

Twisted Sisters Nutrition Shack, Fajita Pete's and Cavender's Boot City are just a few of the businesses that have recently opened in the Spring and Klein area.

Wingstop now open on Spring Cypress Road

Wingstop opened a new location at 8675 Spring Cypress Road, Ste. 37B, Spring, on Oct. 8. Known for its 11 different flavors of classic wings, boneless wings and crispy tenders, the new location offers carryout and delivery services from 10:30 a.m.-midnight daily.

Cy-Fair

A Thousand Oaks Events & Retreats venue opening this month in Cypress


A new wedding and event venue, A Thousand Oaks Events & Retreats, is holding an open house Oct. 22 from 4-8 p.m. at 17011 Steinhagen Road, Cypress, to celebrate its grand opening.

Trattoria Pizza & Pasta offers Italian classics, family recipes on Cypresswood Drive

Elderin Berisha said his primary goal at Trattoria Pizza & Pasta is making customers feel at home.

“If you come here on a Friday or a Saturday night, you’ll see all the customers know us,” he said. “We know their names; we talk to them; we sit with them. It’s like a family. I want to try to make you comfortable when you come here. We know what you order, and we pay attention to the details.”

Millennium Physicians opens new medical office in Cypress

Officials with Millennium Physicians announced the opening of a new office offering medical oncology and hematology, rheumatology and infusion services.

Heights-River Oaks-Montrose

Houston leaders react to death of transgender advocate Monica Roberts


Local leaders have joined human rights and LGBTQ organizations across the nation reacting to the loss of one of Houston's leading transgender rights advocates, Monica Roberts, who died this week.

DACAMERA chamber and jazz presenters announce virtual performance schedule

Chamber and jazz performance organizer DACAMERA announced its fall schedule Oct. 6, including a new collaboration with The Menil Collection.

Robot Noodle takes over Blackbird Izakaya spot in the Heights

Robot Noodle, a new restaurant by Delicious Concepts Group, has opened at 1221 W. 11th St., Houston, taking over the former space of Blackbird Izakaya, the group announced Oct. 7.

Pearland-Friendswood

Pearland's StrongFound Personal Training stays successful pivoting during pandemic

StrongFound Personal Training sets itself apart with its target demographic: those who are 40 years old or older.

Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood

Millennium Physicians Internal Medicine group opens new Kingwood office

Millennium Physicians Internal Medicine group opened a new office July 15 at 22698 Professional Drive, Ste. 100, Kingwood. Internal medicine physicians Dr. Salvador Recio and Dr. Carmen Perez will be offering a variety of services at this location, including weight-loss assistance, diabetes management, well women exams, allergy testing and hormone pellet replacement.

Kelly Schafler, Emma Whalen, Adriana Rezal, Claire Shoop, Hannah Zedaker, Danica Lloyd, Matt Dulin and Haley Morrison contributed to this report.



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Montgomery County COVID-19 updates
Active COVID-19 cases double in Montgomery County since Nov. 17

Since Monday, active cases countywide have risen 13.1%, while four more deaths have been reported.

Located at 16918 FM 2920, Tomball, Mexican eatery Al Chile Taqueria offers dine-in eating, carryout and catering options. (Courtesy Al Chile Taqueria)
Al Chile Taqueria now serving authentic Mexican food in Tomball

The taqueria opened at 16918 FM 2920 in Tomball in late September.

Doug Hooten was announced as the first executive director of Harris County Emergency Services District No. 11 on Dec. 3. (Courtesy Harris County Emergency Services District No. 11)
Harris County Emergency Services District No. 11 hires first executive director

Doug Hooten has 35 years of experience in EMS, according to a Dec. 3 press release.

Tumble 22, an Austin-based eatery, opened in Vintage Park at 10723 Louetta Road, Houston, on Dec. 2. (Courtesy Tumble 22)
Tumble 22 now serving up Nashville hot chicken in Vintage Park

Inspired by Nashville hot chicken, the new restaurant's menu offers chicken tender bites, jumbo chicken tenders, chicken sandwiches and bone-in chicken with five heat level options, from "Wimpy" to "Cluckin' Hot."

The Woodlands Township board of directors met at the township building Dec. 2. (Screenshot via The Woodlands Township)
COVID-19 patients in more than 15% of Montgomery County hospital beds; free testing seeing demand in The Woodlands

The percentage of COVID-19 patients occupying hospital beds in Montgomery County was more than 15% in early December.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Dec. 2 that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has allotted 1.4 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccines to the state of Texas. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
First allotment of COVID-19 vaccinations expected to arrive in Texas in mid-December

About 1.4 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccines have been allotted to the state of Texas and will arrive the week of Dec. 14.

The East Montgomery County Industrial Park off Gene Campbell Road will welcome the Lowe's Distribution Center in July. (Courtesy East Montgomery County Improvement District)
Lowe's to bring 200 jobs to Montgomery County and more Houston-area news

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Harris County has launched a tool to allow homeowners to identify appraisal activity in their neighborhood. (Courtesy Pexels)
Harris County Appraisal District launches new 'Appraiser Field Operations Map' tool

Harris County has launched a tool to allow homeowners to identify appraisal activity in their neighborhood.

The letter came a week after Longoria was virtually sworn into the office by Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo on Nov. 18. (Screenshot via Zoom)
Harris County scrambles to make creation of Elections Administrator Office lawful after Attorney General's letter identifies deficiencies

Harris County is working to make right the appointment of Isabel Longoria as the county's first-ever elections administrator after County Attorney Vince Ryan received a letter Nov. 25 from Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton stating that the county did not follow the proper appointment process.

Gwen Sims first joined Harris County Public Health in 1997. (Courtesy Harris County Public Health)
Deputy Director Gwen Sims appointed interim executive director of Harris County Public Health

Harris County Commissioners Court unanimously appointed Gwen Sims to serve as the interim executive director of Harris County Public Health in anticipation of Executive Director Umair Shah's departure Dec. 18.

CCEMS provides emergency medical services for approximately 177 square miles of North Harris County. (Courtesy Cypress Creek EMS)
Judge rules Harris County Emergency Services District No. 11 can no longer withhold payments from Cypress Creek EMS

The ESD No. 11 board voted to terminate its contract with CCEMS on Sept. 3 after a long history of disagreements over the two entities’ 16-year relationship.