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Ta' Bueno Mexican Kitchen now open on Spring Cypress Road

Ta' Bueno Mexican Kitchen opened late August at 14254 Spring Cypress Road, Ste. 100, Cypress, in the former …

Shop for a cause: 8 Cy-Fair retailers participating in The Holiday Shopping Card, Oct. 24-Nov. 3

Eight shops in the Cy-Fair area are participating in Houston’s 2019 Holiday Shopping Card  event, which runs from Oct. 24-Nov. 3 and benefits the  American Cancer Society.

Voters to decide on $3.5 billion bond referendum for METRO in November

Harris County voters will decide on a $3.5 billion bond referendum for the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County in November that, if approved, would allow the agency to borrow up to $3.5 billion over the next 20 years.

Allergy & ENT Associates now open on Louetta Road

A new location of Allergy & ENT Assoicates opened in mid-September in the Lakewood Court Center, 11620 …

Elite Dermatology now open in The Vintage area

Elite Dermatology opened Oct. 1 at 20326 Hwy. 249, Ste. 400, Houston. The medical practice has two additional offices in Katy and Kingwood and offers a variety of dermatological services, including treating acne, eczema, rashes, rosacea, psoriasis, skin cancer, skin tags and warts as well as offering cyst removal and mole checks.

Toasted Yolk Cafe coming soon to Hwy. 290 in Cypress

The Toasted Yolk Cafe has leased a 4,984-square-foot space near Costco at The Shoppes at Cypress Mill, 27008 Hwy. 290, Ste. 100, Cypress, according to officials with NewQuest Properties. The breakfast, brunch and lunch eatery is slated to open in the first quarter of 2020.

Cypress-based Nyam Nyam Cafe to close by end of month

Officials with Nyam Nyam Cafe announced this weekend that the local crepe shop would be closing its 15201 Mason Road, Cypress, location on Oct. 27.

Senior apartment project Ivy Point underway on Mueschke Road in Cypress

Ivy Point Cypress, a new resort-style apartment community targeting individuals ages 55 and older, is underway at 14928 Mueschke Road, Cypress, with expectations for the first set of units to be available around April 2020. Upon completion, the development will feature 136 units, including three different one-bedroom floor plans and two different two-bedroom floor plans, according to an official with Ivy Point. Prices are expected to range from $1,325 to $2,025 per month.

Big Bertha’s Barbeque & Catering now open in Cy-Fair area

Big Bertha’s Barbeque & Catering opened in September at 12512 FM 529, Houston. The eatery is open for …

Live music, fall fun and more: 8 things to do in Houston this weekend, Oct. 11-13

With temperatures dropping just in time for fall activities, the city of Houston offers events for the whole …

MAP: 12 Hwy. 290 lane closures affecting Cy-Fair drivers this weekend, Oct. 11-13

The Texas Department of Transportation has announced the following lane closures planned along Hwy. 290 this weekend. For the most up-to-date information, visit www.my290.com .

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo urges Imelda-affected residents to apply for FEMA assistance

Following a presidential declaration of disaster Oct. 4 , Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo urged those affected by Tropical Storm Imelda to apply for individual assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency as soon as possible.

Mack's Tenders now open on Barker Cypress Road

Mack’s Tenders, a Florida-based franchise specializing in chicken tenders, celebrated a grand opening Oct. …

7 haunted houses to visit this month in the Greater Houston area

Several haunted houses are operating throughout the month of October in the Greater Houston area, including the recently rebranded Purgatory Scream Park, formerly the Kingwood Asylum.

Federal aid now available for individuals affected by Imelda

Following a presidential declaration of disaster Oct. 4, the Federal Emergency Management Agency said disaster assistance funding is now available for individuals affected by Tropical Storm Imelda.

A Taste of Cy-Fair breaks fundraising record at third-annual event

For the third year in a row, A Taste of Cy-Fair brought together dozens of local restaurants and breweries along with 2,200 attendees looking to sample their offerings at Lakeland Village Center in Bridgeland. In its third year, the event raised more than $50,000 for local nonprofit Cy-Hope on Oct. 5.

Q&A: Get to know Cy-Fair ISD board Position 3 candidates

Three candidates are running for the Position 3 seat on the Cy-Fair ISD board of trustees. Board incumbents Tom Jackson , Julie Hinaman and Debbie Blackshear are running unopposed for Positions 1, 2 and 4, respectively.

La Michoacana Auténtica now open on Jones Road in Cy-Fair

Family-owned and operated La Michoacana Auténtica opened in late August at 10611 Jones Road, Ste. E, Houston. Officials said menu items are made fresh in-house, including ice cream, fruit and cream bars, fruit water, fruit juice, mangonadas, sweet fruit salads, corn in a cup and other treats.

Ask the editor: What is a District of Innovation?

Cy-Fair ISD began the process at its Sept. 9 meeting to become officially recognized as a District of Innovation, a designation intended to provide districts more flexibility to meet student needs. According to the Texas Association of School Boards, a District of Innovation is granted many of the capabilities already granted to charter schools, including the ability to change the school start date.

Officials talk flooding, urge support of Proposition 8 at Houston Stronger panel

Representatives from several flood control agencies provided updates at an Oct. 2 forum on a variety of Houston area projects ranging from Addicks Reservoir to the Texas coast.