Saigon House to open new location on FM 1960 later this year

Saigon House plans to open a new location in Houston later this year.

Saigon House plans to open a new location in Houston later this year.

Show map
Saigon House will open a location at 3645 FM 1960, Houston, the restaurant announced April 23 on Facebook. The restaurant specializes in oxtail pho and Viet-Cajun crawfish and offers a variety of dishes, including a fried fish and shrimp basket, banh mi and shrimp spring rolls.

With an original location in Midtown, this will be the second Saigon House location in the Greater Houston area. The new location is expected to open by the end of 2019, a Saigon House representative at the Midtown location confirmed by phone. 713-529-1100. www.saigonhousefood.com

By Hannah Zedaker
Born and raised in Cypress, Texas, Hannah Zedaker graduated from Sam Houston State University in 2016 with a bachelor's degree in mass communication and a minor in political science. She began as an intern with Community Impact Newspaper in 2015 and was hired upon graduation as a reporter for The Woodlands edition in May 2016. In January 2019, she was promoted to serve as the editor of the Spring/Klein edition where she covers Spring ISD and Harris County Commissioners Court, in addition to business, development and transportation news.


MOST RECENT

The daily total, the third highest in the county's history, came as Texas confirmed a total of 8,076 new cases overall, a new high for the state. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Harris County coronavirus count: 1,437 new cases confirmed July 1 as Texas Medical Center pushes into ICU surge capacity

The daily total, the third highest in the county's history, came as Texas confirmed a total of 8,076 new cases overall, a new high for the state.

While the Empowered Learning At-Home Model will not be affected by COVID-19, the district developed an Operational Decision Meter—based on Harris County's COVID-19 Threat Level system—to guide district officials in adjusting the Safety-First Hybrid Model to fit the three scenarios. (Courtesy Spring ISD)
Spring ISD scenario-based planning teams outline learning options for 2020-21 school year

Spring ISD students will get to choose to participate in either in-person or remote learning for the 2020-21 school year, according to a June 30 presentation by the district's scenario-based planning teams.

The City of Galveston has decided to close all beaches for the 4th of July weekend. (Hannah Zedaker/Community Impact Newspaper)
Galveston closes beaches for Fourth of July weekend

The beaches will be closed from 5 a.m July 3 until 12:01 a.m. July 6. No cars will be allowed to park on Seawall Boulevard during this time.

Texas Medical Center entered Phase 2 surge levels as of July 1. (Courtesy Texas Medical Center)
Texas Medical Center enters Phase 2 of capacity plan as COVID-19 ICU use continues to rise

ICU occupancy at Texas Medical Center has entered Phase 2 surge levels.

Internal medicine provider Fit & Well, MD opened a Spring location on FM 2920 on March 9. (Courtesy Fit & Well, MD)
Fit & Well, MD now open on FM 2920 in Spring

The clinic specializes in internal medicine and offers services such as diabetes prevention, weight loss programs and nutritional coaching.

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner announces a partnership between the city, Harris County and a team of nonprofits to address chronic homelessness at a July 1 press conference. (Screenshot courtesy Zoom)
Updated: Harris County, Houston commit $58 million to program that could "functionally end chronic homelessness" in the county

The funding will be used to rapidly increase access to housing for as many as 5,000 homeless individuals.

Money stock art
Comptroller: Texas June sales tax revenue totaled $2.7 billion, down 6.5% from a year ago

The Texas comptroller's office has released June sales tax revenue figures.

Of the 9,200-plus Spring ISD parents who responded to the district's COVID-19 survey, 60% said they are uncomfortable sending their children back to school this fall, and 24%—or about one out of every four respondents—said they are evaluating other education options for the upcoming year. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
SURVEY RESULTS: 60% of Spring ISD parents are uncomfortable sending children back to school this fall

Of the 9,200-plus Spring ISD parents who responded to the district's COVID-19 survey, 60% said they are uncomfortable sending their children back to school this fall, and 24%—or about one out of every four respondents—said they are evaluating other education options for the upcoming year.

The report comes as Texas, like states across the country, puzzles through decisions on what the upcoming academic year will look like for students and staff. (Courtesy Pixabay)
Texas Education Agency: 1 in 10 students have disengaged during the pandemic

More than 600,000 Texas public school students didn't complete assignments or respond to outreach during the coronavirus pandemic.

The number of COVID-19 patients in general ward hospitals in Harris County hit a new high mark for the 10th straight day, while intensive care unit occupancy neared its previous high. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Harris County coronavirus count: 7-day average of new cases drops, but hospitalizations continue to rise

The number of COVID-19 patients in general ward hospitals in Harris County hit a new high mark for the 10th straight day, while intensive care unit occupancy neared its previous high from June 28.

While there are many unknowns regarding public education operations next year, one thing is for certain: Students will be required to take the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, or STAAR test. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Students to be required to take STAAR test in 2020-21 school year

While there are many unknowns regarding public education operations next year, one thing is for certain: Students will be required to take the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, or STAAR test.

The order requires anyone age 10 or older to wear face coverings while patronizing businesses that serve the public. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Harris County disaster declaration, mask order extended through Aug. 26

The order requires anyone age 10 or older to wear face coverings while patronizing businesses that serve the public.