Scholars & Scoundrels Bar and Grill will open a location at 17101 W. Grand Parkway, Sugar Land, in late October or early November, owner Anthony Petronella said. The restaurant offers a variety of classic bar food, including appetizers, burgers and sides, as well as soups and salads, tacos, lunch plates and more. Petronella said the Sugar Land location will offer 20 beers on tap. The original Scholars & Scoundrels is located in Katy. 281-352-9765. www.scholarsandscoundrelskaty.com
Claire joined Community Impact Newspaper in September 2019 as the reporter for the Sugar Land/Missouri City edition and in December 2021 moved to Austin to become the reporter for the Northwest Austin edition. In May 2022, she was promoted to be editor for the Cedar Park/Leander and Georgetown editions. She graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in May 2019 where she studied journalism, government and Arabic. While in school, Claire was a fellow for The Texas Tribune, worked for the student newspaper, The Daily Texan, and spent a semester in Washington, D.C. She enjoys playing cards with her family and listening to the Boss, Bruce Springsteen.