8:54 PM Dec 10, 2019 CST

Northpark, Kingwood drives ranked among most congested roadways in Lake Houston area

The Texas A&M Transportation Institute's 2019 Most Congested Roadways in Texas report ranks more than 1,800 roadways across the state in terms of traffic delays, and money and gas wasted in traffic


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Dolce & Cannoli Pizzeria to open second Houston-area eatery in Deerbrook Mall

This is the second location for the Houston-area eatery, as the first is in Memorial City Mall.

Lone Star College approved to offer bachelor’s degree programs in 2020

Starting in fall 2020, Lone Star College will be one of the first community colleges in the state where students can work toward certain four-year degrees.



Mencius Poke and Chinese to open in the Centre at Northpark development

Owner Wei Zheng also owns Mencius Gourmet Hunan, a Chinese eatery that has served the Kingwood area for more than 35 years


Visual Effects Permanent & Corrective Cosmetics offers permanent makeup services from Humble store

The business offers a variety of permanent makeup services, including designer eyeliner as well as lip and eyebrow cosmetics.


Accent Outdoors relocated from Spring to its new home in Humble

The family-owned business has been selling hot tubs and offering hot tub repairs, parts and cleaning services to the Greater Houston area for 48 years.


Taste of Paris Creperie & Cafe to offer sweet, savory crepes from West Lake Village shopping center

Taste of Paris Creperie & Cafe will open in the West Lake Village shopping center in January.



Townsen Memorial Clinic offers pain management, internal medicine, general surgery from Humble facility

Townsen Memorial Clinic opened a location Sept. 1 next to Townsen Memorial Hospital


Harris County considers legality, liability of removing Houston City Council Member District B race from Dec. 14 runoff ballot

Harris County commissioners have questions about the removal of the race for Houston City Council Member District B from the Dec. 14 runoff election and what it could mean for future elections.


Greater Houston region expected to see slower job growth in 2020

The Greater Houston area is expected to see a net gain of 42,300 jobs in 2020.


Harris County unanimously approves plan for Healthy Food Financing Initiative program

The countywide competitive grant program will provide funding to support healthy food retail, nutrition education and urban agriculture in underserved communities.



Madera Run Parkway expansion project to bid in first quarter 2020

Harris County Precinct 2 aims to expand Madera Run Parkway from two to four lanes between Kings Parkway and Boundary Waters Lane, add a median and create a bridge near Fernbank Forest Drive.


Pretty Little Things Boutique to open second store in Redemption Square in Houston

Kingwood-based retailer Pretty Little Things Boutique will open its second storefront in Redemption Square


Contractors began moving utilities for Rankin Road expansion

The project expands a portion of Rankin from a two- to a four-lane road and adds a raised median


Houston Runoff Voter Guide 2019: Polling locations, candidates

Six citywide races and one district City Council race are in the runoff.



Humble ISD receives $25.4M federal grant to add flood barriers to Kingwood High School

Kingwood High School, which received about 6 feet of water during Hurricane Harvey, has been granted $25.4 million to pursue adding flood barriers to the campus to protect it from future flood events.


Houston Runoff Voter Guide 2019: City Council At-Large Position 1 candidates Mike Knox and Raj Salhorta

Learn more about the candidates for Houston City Council At-Large Position 1 in the Dec. 14 runoff.


Houston Runoff Voter Guide 2019: City Council At-Large Position 5 candidates Eric Dick and Sallie Alcorn

Learn more about the candidates for Houston City Council At-Large Position 5 in the Dec. 14 runoff.


Houston Runoff Voter Guide 2019: City Council At-Large Position 4 candidates Anthony Dolcefino and Letitia Plummer

Learn more about the candidates for Houston City Council At-Large Position 4 in the Dec. 14 runoff.



Houston Runoff Voter Guide 2019: City Council At-Large Position 3 candidates Michael Kubosh and Janaeya Carmouche

Learn more about the candidates for Houston City Council At-Large Position 3 in the Dec. 14 runoff.


Houston Runoff Voter Guide 2019: City Council At-Large Position 2 candidates David Robinson and Willie Davis

Learn more about the candidates for Houston City Council At-Large Position 2 in the Dec. 14 runoff.


Apartments set sights on Lake Houston area

As housing costs continue to rise in the Greater Houston area and land availability becomes scarce, experts say more residents and developments are turning to apartments—and they will increasingly do so for the foreseeable future.


Staybridge Suites pushes opening date for new IAH hotel to late December

The 104-room hotel will offer complimentary breakfast, washers, dryers and airport shuttles to George Bush Intercontinental Airport as well as a business center and a 24-hour fitness center.



Montgomery County Food Bank seeking donations for Holiday Food Drive through Dec. 9

Donation items needed include canned meat, canned pasta, 100% fruit juices and tomato and pasta sauces.


Chimichurri’s South American Grill brings fine dining, authentic fare to Kingwood

Owner Ronald Perez said he opened Chimichurri’s South American Grill in King’s Harbor for his father-in-law and general manager, Tony Vasquez, in April 2009