Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood
7:11 PM CDT

Humble ISD bumps up 2022-23 starting teacher salary to $62,100

Under the amended 2022-23 compensation plan, the starting salary for new teachers will see a $3,100 increase from the 2021-22 school year.


Heights | River Oaks | Montrose
5:06 PM CDT

Babylon nightclub to open at former Howl at the Moon space in Midtown

Babylon, an ancient Persian-themed nightclub, will open July 1 at 612 Hadley St., in a space formerly occupied by the Howl at the Moon piano bar in Houston’s Midtown area.


Tomball | Magnolia

TO-DO LIST: 10 events in July in Tomball, Magnoli

Check out these 10 upcoming events locally, including July Fourth festivities.



Conroe | Montgomery

FIRST LOOK: Wister’s Bar & Grill offers Southern classics to Montgomery community

Wister’s Bar & Grill has only been open in Montgomery since April 30, but co-owner Kristy Terrell said she believes it is already bringing the community together with local brews and curated Southern food.


Pearland | Friendswood

Trustees approve salary increases for Friendswood ISD employees

FISD district employees will see an increase on their paychecks starting this August.


Katy

Medical supplies distributor Isikel to begin manufacturing at headquarters in Katy

The medical supplies company will expand its capacity to produce nitrile gloves and saline solutions at its 196,000 square foot facility in Katy this fall to meet demand, thanks to funding from Cadence Bank.


Cy-Fair

Bee Merry offers stuffed balloons to Cy-Fair community

The business also features a space for customers to drop off custom items for gift balloons.



Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood

New Caney ISD reviews school safety protocols before 2022-23 school year

New Caney ISD Superintendent Matt Calvert said he was outlining the measures to assure parents that the district is remaining vigilant in its effort to bolster safety on campuses.


Katy

Katy ISD introduces assistant superintendent, principals for upcoming school year

Katy ISD Superintendent Ken Gregorski announced new leadership roles for three district positions, according to a June 17 press release.


The Woodlands

GingerSnaps Boutique now open on Kuykendahl Road

GingerSnaps Boutique at Creekside sells an eclectic mix of clothing.


Sugar Land | Missouri City

Fort Bend County-based Gala Bethany Photography Studio sets soft opening date

A brick-and-mortar location for a Fort Bend County photography studio will soon have its soft opening.



Pearland | Friendswood

Hollowbrook School opens in Pearland

The Hollowbrook School began serving the community on May 31 at 8201 Broadway St., Ste. 129, Pearland.


Conroe | Montgomery

CAP Nutrition now open in Montgomery

The new loaded tea shop has opened in Montgomery.


Sugar Land | Missouri City

9 events to attend in the Sugar Land, Missouri City area during July

Need something to do in Sugar Land or Missouri City in July? Check out these events including Family FunFest, dance classes and a movie night. 


The Woodlands

10 businesses, renovations coming to The Woodlands

Curious as to what new businesses and renovations are underway or coming to The Woodlands?



Sugar Land | Missouri City

Starwood Land, Land Tejas begin master-planned community in Fort Bend County

The first phase in a new 933-acre master-planned community is coming soon to Fort Bend County.


Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood

Humble ISD approves $589.6M budget with 4% raises for all employees

With the pay raises, starting teachers in Humble ISD will make $61,500 in the 2022-23 school year, a $2,500 increase from the previous year.


Bay Area

Corks & Forks digital food pass offers culinary tour of Bay Area

The food pass encourages a tour of the Bay Area's dining scene with discounts and prizes.


Officials urge Texans to attend local fireworks shows for July Fourth amid widespread drought

As Texas experiences a dry summer, burn bans and fireworks restrictions are in place in various counties. Fireworks are always prohibited on U.S. Forest Service land.



Spring | Klein

Ori-Zaba's Scratch Mexican Grill now open on Kuykendahl Road in Spring

The Las Vegas-based eatery offers build-your-own burritos, bowls, nachos, tacos, quesadillas and salads as well as beverages such as agua fresca and horchata.


Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood

Megatel Homes LLC breaks ground on 1,000-acre lagoon community east of Lake Houston

Preselling of the first phase of Saint Tropez is expected to begin within the next 60 days.


Spring | Klein

See how the Spring-area real estate market fared in April 2022

The price of homes sold rose year over year in all Spring-area ZIP codes.


Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood

See how the Lake Houston-area real estate market fared in April 2022

Six of the Lake Houston area’s seven ZIP codes experienced a drop in the number of homes sold in April compared to April 2021, while ZIP code 77338 experienced an increase.



Conroe | Montgomery

Rev It Up now open in Conroe

The shop sells biker apparel.


Bellaire | Meyerland | West University

Rice University names University of Michigan administrator Amy Dittmar as the school’s new provost

Amy Dittmar, the senior vice provost at the University of Michigan, was named the new chief administrator at Rice University, according to a June 16 press release from the school’s office of public affairs.