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State House District 28 candidates discuss infrastructure, security and education at forum

More than 100 people attended a forum to hear candidates in the race for state House District 28—which covers a large portion of Fort Bend County—speak about their experiences and legislative priorities.


Pearland, Friendswood invest in water in fiscal year 2019-20 budgets

Water was a shared topic of discussion in both Pearland and Friendswood as the cities prepared 2019-20 fiscal year budgets.




A Shaving Grace Barbershop opens in Pearland Town Center

A Shaving Grace Barbershop opened on Aug. 11 in Pearland. Located at 11200 Broadway St., Ste. 625, the …


Bliss Boutique Fitness opens in Friendswood

Bliss Boutique Fitness opened Sept. 15 at 313 S. Friendswood Drive, Ste. 101, Friendswood. The studio …


Pearland to receive federal funds for Harvey recovery through grants

Although Hurricane Harvey occurred over two years ago, cities are still trying to recover from the storm. The city of Pearland submitted applications for the Community Development Block Grant, or CDBG. The funds would address buyout and infrastructure needs post-Harvey.


Jillian’s of Houston opens in Pearland

Hair salon Jillian’s of Houston opened its Pearland storefront July 1 at 2401 S. Pearland Ave., Pearland. …



October and November events in Pearland and Friendswood

October and November are full of events in Pearland and Friendswood. Fall-inspired events include scarecrow …


The Jambalaya Shoppe to open its first Texas location in Pearland in November

Louisiana-based eatery The Jambalaya Shoppe is planning on opening its first location outside of Louisiana at 12568 Broadway St., Ste. 190, Pearland, by late November or early December. Besides jambalaya, the restaurant is known for its boudin, gumbo and pastalaya, or jambalaya made with pasta instead of rice.


Pearland focuses on local recycling education in the midst of industry changes

Recycling policy changes have been echoing across the country and the state, and Pearland, a city with a direct link into the recycling process through the Stella Roberts Recycling Center, is looking toward education outreach to face those possible changes.




Designed 2 Dance opens in Pearland Town Center

Designed 2 Dance opened Sept. 3 in the Pearland Town Center. Located at 11200 Broadway St., Ste. 630, …


Veteran-owned Your CBD Store coming to Pearland

The veteran- and family-owned CBD retailer Your CBD Store is opening Nov. 7 at 3422 Business Center Drive, …


Bourbon Street Daiquiris opens Pearland location

Bourbon Street Daiquiris opened Sept. 5 at 3422 Business Center Drive, Pearland. The business serves Cajun …


Bliss Boutique Fitness opens in Friendswood

Bliss Boutique Fitness opened Sept. 15 at 313 S. Friendswood Drive, Ste. 101, Friendswood. The studio …



Friendswood ISD to purchase five new school buses

Friendswood ISD approved the purchase of five school buses at its Oct. 14 board meeting. The school buses all have newer collision technology as well as three-point seatbelts.


Pearland ISD Board approves creation of Capital Projects Fund at meeting

The Pearland ISD Board of Trustees approved the establishment of a capital projects fund at the Oct. 8 meeting and the transfer of $10 million from the general operating fund into the capital projects fund.


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 …


Health Fusion Drip Spa in Baybrook Mall offers IV hydration

Health Fusion Drip Spa opened Oct. 1 in 700 Baybrook Mall, Ste. A110, Houston. The boutique drip spa offers …



StrongFound Personal Training expands space, now open to the public

StrongFound Personal Training expanded Sept. 3. The gym, which opened in 2016, was originally focused on …


Locally owned Taglia Fresh Italian opens in Pearland

Taglia Fresh Italian opened in mid-September in at 3115 Dixie Farm Road, Ste. 101, Pearland. The locally …


Gelu Italian Ice and Coffee coming to Pearland

Gelu Italian Ice and Coffee owners hope to open the business by the end of October. Located at 7103 …


Orangetheory Fitness opens first Friendswood location

Orangetheory Fitness opened Sept. 27 in Friendswood at 1769 S. Friendswood Drive, Ste. 100. The gym offers …