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7 Hwy. 290 lane closures affecting Cy-Fair drivers this weekend, Nov. 15-17

The Texas Department of Transportation has announced the following lane closures planned along Hwy. 290 this weekend.

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Big Z’s Pizza House & Brew opens in Katy area

The restaurant’s menu is made from scratch and includes Chicago fare

The Woodlands

Aldi opens new Spring store on Rayford Road

The grocery chain marked the launch with a grand opening ceremony Nov. 14.

Spring | Klein

Hope Center Houston to celebrate new location with ribbon-cutting ceremony, building blessing Nov. 14

Hope Center Houston will celebrate its grand opening in its new location at 821 Peakwood Drive, Houston with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and building blessing Nov. 14 from 4-5 p.m.

Pearland | Friendswood

Friendswood reacts to new development requirements caused by House Bill 2439

Areas such as Downtown Friendswood are affected by House Bill 2439.

Pearland | Friendswood

Pearland opens fire station, improves response times

The Pearland Fire Department has transformed from a volunteer department to a fully staffed and growing department over the course of 12 years, and the city is still preparing for more changes.

Bellaire | Meyerland | West University

Harris County Flood Control district buys former Meyerland apartment site for detention

After enduring multiple floods, the demolished Meyergrove Apartment property located at North Braeswood and I-610 could soon become a flood mitigation project in the Brays Bayou watershed.

The Woodlands

Shenandoah council denies developer's permit appeal for five houses

The Shenandoah City Council voted to deny a permit appeal for a new residential development coming into the city.


Nestle Tollhouse under new ownership at Hwy. 290 and Spring Cypress Road

The new owner said he has nearly 20 years of experience with the franchise.


Cypress Christian School holds first National Signing Day event

Cypress Christian School seniors were celebrated on National Signing Day as they committed to participating in athletics as college freshmen in 2020-21.

Bellaire | Meyerland | West University

Iora Primary Care continues expansion with Braeburn location

Health care provider Iora Primary Care opened a clinic at 6613 S. Braeswood Blvd., Houston, on Nov. 5, its sixth clinic in the Houston area.

Heights | River Oaks | Montrose

Here’s how to see Kanye West at Lakewood Church

Kanye West will appear with Pastor Joel Osteen at Lakewood Church.

Bellaire | Meyerland | West University

Memorial Hermann opens urgent care clinic near West University

A Memorial Hermann Urgent Care clinic opened Nov. 13 at 3501 West Holcombe Blvd. near West University

Pearland | Friendswood

Pearland Board of Trustees approves teacher incentive pay for 2018-2019

On Nov. 12, the Pearland Board of Trustees met to discuss potential renaming decisions for the district and approve teacher incentive payment for 2018-2019 STAAR, CTE and AP.

Bellaire | Meyerland | West University

McHugh Tea Room and Gifts: Business owner steeps Bellaire in tea culture and knowledge

Kim McHugh’s obsession with tea began with a concern for the health of her husband, who would drink multiple cups of tea a day.

Bellaire | Meyerland | West University

Three Dog Bakery: Pet-friendly store creates pastries and treats for furry friends

The display case at the front counter of Three Dog Bakery is filled with a variety of creatively designed and named cookies and cakes, though none of them are meant for people to eat.

Heights | River Oaks | Montrose

Manready Mercantile: General goods store provides high-quality, handmade items

Manready Mercantile got its start in 2012 when owner Travis Weaver started making and selling his own handmade candles out of his apartment.

Heights | River Oaks | Montrose

Al Quick Stop: Family-owned Montrose bodega 'has a little bit of everything'

For almost 30 years, the Montrose area has had neighborhood bodega Al Quick Stop, a place to pick up a pack of cigarettes, a razor, some snacks or a six-pack that has become much more.

The Woodlands

Oak Ridge North City Council approves code updates, HUD civil rights policies and procedures

The updates are expected to modernize some of the city's older adopted code versions.


Title Boxing Club Katy opens on Westheimer Parkway

The gym offers boxing, kickboxing and mixed martial arts classes.

Tomball | Magnolia

Magnolia City Council grants conditional use permit for food truck yard on FM 1774

The Truck Shack, a food truck yard, received a conditional use permit from Magnolia City Council members Nov. 12, marking the first food truck yard within Magnolia city limits.

Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood

Humble ISD celebrates 100th anniversary with special naming of Elementary School No. 29

The Harris County Common School District 50 was compiled into Humble ISD by the Texas legislature in February 1919.

Pearland | Friendswood

FEATURED NEIGHBORHOOD: Learn about Friendswood Oaks

Friendswood Oaks is located in Harris County, near Bay Area Boulevard and East Parkwood Drive.

Pearland | Friendswood

Friendswood ISD board approves transfer of $2.25 million into Capital Projects Fund

The Friendswood ISD board of Trustees approved the transfer of $2.25 million into the Capital Projects Fund at the meeting on Nov. 11.