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Java Owl Coffee House opens in Nassau Bay

The business sells locally roasted coffee, leaf teas, specialty beverages such as Vietnamese and Cuban coffees, locally baked goods, and local beers and wines.


Regal Estates Senior Living celebrates 20th anniversary

The senior living facility offers independent and assisted living accommodations.


Signature Eye Center relocates in League City

The independent optical center performs eye exams, contact lens fittings, eye disease treatments and other optical services.



Java Owl Coffee House opens in Nassau Bay

The business sells locally roasted coffee; leaf teas; specialty beverages, such as Vietnamese and Cuban coffees; locally baked goods and local beers and wines.


Marriott Fairfield now open in Webster

The four-story, 80-room hotel offers internet access, breakfast, a fitness center and a pool free to all guests.


4 things to know about daylight saving time ending this Sunday, Nov. 3

Daylight saving time ends early Sunday morning, Nov. 3, meaning clocks fall back an hour, giving Texas residents an extra hour of sleep.


Survey: Clear Creek ISD high-schoolers want later school start times; other parents, district employees do not

According to Clear Creek ISD surveys sent to district employees and families, high schoolers want later school start times, and families of other grade levels and district employees do not.


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Harris County expands program to reduce domestic gun violence

Harris County commissioners voted at an Oct. 29 meeting on a motion to move forward with plans to expand a pilot program intended to reduce domestic violence incidents involving firearms.


Clear Creek ISD board approves superintendent targets to meet strategic plan goals

At a short meeting Oct. 28, the Clear Creek ISD board of trustees unanimously approved several targets for Superintendent Greg Smith to help the district fulfill its strategic plan .


Hilton Garden Inn celebrates 10 years in Webster

Hilton Garden Inn at 750 W. Texas Ave., Webster, celebrated its 10-year anniversary in September. The …


Report: Large, deep underground drainage tunnel a viable option for Houston

An initial study by the Harris County Flood Control District has found that Houston's similarity to Washington, D.C., means that the area could be a viable candidate for a large drainage tunnel deep underground .



UPDATED: Vote totals continue to lag 2015 numbers after first week of early voting in Harris County

One week into the early voting period of Nov. 5 elections, overall turnout is down from 2015, the last time a mayoral election took place in the Greater Houston area.


Health Fusion Drip Spa opens in Baybrook Mall

Health Fusion Drip Spa opened Oct. 4 at the Baybrook Mall, 700 Baybrook Mall Drive, Ste. A110. The …


Coffee With Impact: JT McCormick went from a horrific upbringing to being a CEO

Severe neglect, sexual abuse, violence, poverty: JT McCormick readily and publicly discusses these defining aspects of his upbringing. Told in shocking detail, it quickly becomes evident for those who attend his speeches that the stories of his childhood are necessary to elucidate how he emerged from it all to become what he describes as a success story.


Modern Affinity Bridal now open in League City

Modern Affinity Bridal opened Sept. 26 at 828 W. FM 646, Ste. E, League City. The business is a bridal …



Penny’s Beer Garden opens just south of League City

Penny’s Beer Garden opened Aug. 16 at 1001 N. FM 646, Dickinson. The business combines an urban farm, …


Consultant: League City needs more, bigger libraries

Consultants hired to evaluate League City's library needs have concluded that League City’s single library is not meeting the city’s needs and will become more inadequate as the city continues to grow; as such, the consultants have proposed building new libraries and expanding the existing one at a cost of at least $100 million.


Days after appeal, Houston faces new legal challenge over drainage fund

Just days after an appeals court ruled in favor of Houston’s implementation of its drainage fee, a new lawsuit was filed Oct. 21 in Harris County District Court alleges mishandling of how it allocates property taxes to fund drainage projects.


Clear Creek ISD parents, students push for later school start times at public hearing

Those who spoke at a Clear Creek ISD public hearing Oct. 22 all agreed that the start time for high school needs to be later and the proposed solutions do not go far enough.



Exploration Green wins Houston-Galveston Area Council award

Exploration Green , a yearslong project to turn a Clear Lake golf course into a detention pond, has won a Houston-Galveston Area Council award, according to an Oct. 21 press release.