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11 eateries with patios to check out in Katy

As summer approaches, many Katy residents are looking for a place to relax in the sun during a meal. Here are some Katy eateries featuring patios.


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El Tiempo Cantina now open in Katy

El Tiempo Cantina opened in Katy on April 16.


Houston metro projected to fully recover jobs lost in pandemic, avoid recession in 2022

Patrick Jankowski from the Greater Houston Partnership provided an update on the economic status of the Houston metro and provided insight into recent claims of impending recession.



Ahead of summer, regulators stress confidence in Texas power grid to meet record demand forecast

Regulators provided an update on grid operations following a weekend notice asking Texans to conserve their power usage.


Pane E Vino Ristorante Italiano now open in Katy

Pane E Vino Ristorante Italiano opened to the Katy community Feb. 18.


Check out the 5 latest commercial projects filed in Katy, including a new Boomerjacks

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


MEETING PREVIEW: Special Katy council meeting initiates Mayor Thiele, bids farewell to outgoing Mayor Hastings

Katy City Council will honor former Mayor Bill Hastings and swear in new Mayor Dusty Thiele at a May 13 special meeting.



Orleans Seafood Kitchen moves opening date for Fulshear location

The opening date for the second Orleans Seafood Kitchen has been moved from spring of this year to summer this year.


Fort Bend County allocates over $40K to nonprofits for prevention of violence, abuse, neglect of children

Fort Bend County granted over $40K to four nonprofits for the prevention of child abuse and neglect.


100% Chiropractic will bring practice to Katy this summer

See where 100% Chiropractic is opening a new location in the Katy area this June.


9 events to attend in the Houston area this weekend, May 13-15

Looking for something to do in the Houston area this weekend? Check out this weekend's guide!  



Fort Bend County Animal Services wins $50K BIPOC-led organization grant

FBCAS applied for the BIPOC-led grant with Maddie's Fund to increase its presence in underserved communities and expand its Lifesaving Programs group efforts.


Wellby credit union opens solution center in Katy

As a nonprofit credit union, Wellby supports each community it is stationed in as a partner to local organizations that provide philanthropy and activism, according to its website.


HAR: Single-family home sales decline year over year, prices continue to rise

The total sale of single-family homes stagnated in April across Houston, with year-over-year sales seeing the first decline since the start of this year, according to the Houston Association of Realtor's May 11 report.


Tim Hortons to open first Houston-area location in Katy

The chain is known for its coffee, breakfast sandwiches, tea, iced beverages and donuts.



Ribbon-cutting celebrates opening Houston Community College Katy campus

The building finished on time and on budget for $28.6 million.


Texas Medical Center coronavirus update: Rate of new COVID-19 cases increases; final dashboard report released

New average daily coronavirus cases rose week over week following reports from the Houston Health Department of an increased virus load in the city’s wastewater.


Aristoi Classical Academy celebrates 25th anniversary

Aristoi Classical Academy celebrated its 25th anniversary in April.


Check out the 5 latest commercial projects filed in Katy, including a new Luce Coffee Roasters

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



UPDATE: Unofficial final results show incumbent Lance Redmon won Katy ISD board of trustees Position 2 election

See who is leading the Katy ISD board of trustees Position 2 race here.


UPDATE: Unofficial final results show Victor Perez wins race for Katy ISD board of trustees Position 1

See who leads the race in Katy ISD board of trustees Position 1 election.


Los Perez Mexican Restaurant will settle into Katy this summer

Los Perez will serve all the Tex Mex classics, such as burritos, quesadillas, tacos and fajitas.


Harris County launches Youth Reinvestment Fund to prevent crime

The program will prioritize investment in communities with high rates of juvenile justice referrals.



HAR Housing Affordability Index: Less than half of Houston-area residents can afford a median-priced home

Climbing prices and rising interest rates have created a climate of unaffordability for potential homeowners as the minimum required income to meet expenses of a median-priced home in the Greater Houston Area rose 26.9% in the last year, according to the Houston Association of Realtors.