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Ask the editor: How does Harris County’s new countywide polling place program work?

The Nov. 5 election marks the first election since Harris County received a “successful” status from the Texas secretary of state’s office for its countywide polling place program Aug. 5.

3 Twenty 3 Vintage Market gives 'new life' to old furniture

At 3 Twenty 3 Vintage Market, old furniture is given a “new life” every day, owner Renae McFadden said.

Couple reopens longtime Louetta Road eatery Euro Bakery & Greek Restaurant Cafe

When the original owners of Euro Bakery & Greek Restaurant Cafe closed the restaurant July 31, 2018, loyal patrons and spouses Adnan and Farah Qureshi bought and reopened their favorite eatery two weeks later.

Volunteers needed for holiday gift program serving low-income special-needs children

Be An Angel’s Holiday Gift Program is looking for volunteers to shop for holiday gifts that will be distributed to over 5,000 low-income special-needs children in the Houston area, according to a press release.

Voters to decide on $3.5 billion METRO bond Nov. 5

Voters in The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County service area will decide on a $3.5 billion bond Nov. 5, after the METRO board of directors approved a resolution Aug. 13 calling for a bond election.

Invincible Fitness Spring location offering boot camp prior to opening

Invincible Fitness is planning to open in mid-December at 3625 FM 2920, Ste. A-5, Spring. The location will provide cardio equipment, weight machines and fitness training programs. Upon opening, members can also look forward to an Invincible Fitness app for access to full workout tutorials.

World Tattooers now offering custom tattoo services in Spring

World Tattooers, a tattoo studio, opened in June at 3625 FM 2920, Ste. A1, Spring. The business offers custom tattoo services, and clients can choose to book from a selection of six artists. Currently, the studio is looking to hire a full-time tattoo artist for the location.

Goodwoods British Market now open in Old Town Spring

Goodwoods British Market celebrated the grand opening of its new store Aug. 24 in Old Town Spring, located at …

Spring, Klein fire departments hit service milestones despite volunteer shortages

As the Spring and Klein community continues to grow in population and property, local fire departments have ramped up efforts to maintain service levels while facing volunteer shortages.

Cy-Fair ISD school board candidates tackle health insurance, attendance boundaries at forum

Less than a week ahead of the start of early voting for Nov. 5 elections, five Cy-Fair ISD board candidates attended a public forum to answer questions from community members at the Berry Center on Oct. 15.

Texas Renaissance Festival announces plans for new offseason wedding venue The Meadows

Texas Renaissance Festivals announced Oct. 15 a new wedding venue, The Meadows, will open in spring 2020. The venue will be located on the festival grounds at 21778 FM 1774, Todd Mission, where TRF After Dark is held during the festival season. The Meadows will be available for traditional and themed weddings and events during the offseason with indoor and outdoor space for up to 200 guests. Events can be booked for April-August 2020, and availability will be extended in 2021 to January-August.

Curtis Reser Hair to celebrate 5-year anniversary in December

Curtis and Melody Reser will celebrate the five-year anniversary of their business, Curtis Reser Hair, …

TxDOT continues to seek public input on I-45 solutions

As part of the Texas Department of Transportation’s ongoing study of I-45 between Beltway 8 North in Spring and South Loop 336 in Conroe, the entity is seeking public input on potential solutions to improve corridor conditions.

Eastern edge of Spring, Klein feels Imelda effects

Although Tropical Depression Imelda steered mostly clear of Spring and Klein as it pummeled parts of Southeast Texas with as much as 42 inches of rain Sept. 17-20, the community’s eastern edge still felt the effects of the storm.

Spring ISD announces first game, opening ceremony for Planet Ford Stadium

Spring ISD will host its first football game in its new Planet Ford Stadium on Oct. 31, followed by a grand opening celebration Nov. 12, the district announced in a press release Oct. 15 .

Loving Choice Pregnancy Center coming soon to Kuykendahl Road in Spring

Loving Choice Pregnancy Center plans to open in November at 17835 Kuykendahl Road, Ste. 103, Spring. The …

CBD infiltrates Spring as hemp regulations loosen

Cannabidiol—commonly known as CBD—has become readily available to Spring and Klein residents this year as at least 10 shops dedicated to selling the hemp-derived product have opened thus far in 2019.

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.

Level Up Game Zone now offering virtual reality experiences in Spring

Level Up Game Zone, a virtual reality gaming arcade, celebrated its grand opening Sept. 28 at 9440 Louetta …

Caroline's—A Healthy Eatery now open in Spring

Husband and wife Chad and Caroline Cobell, owners of Caroline’s Kitchen in Tomball, celebrated the grand opening of their new concept, Caroline’s—A Healthy Eatery, on Oct. 13 at 9440 Louetta Road, Ste. 12, Spring.

Greenspoint makes progress despite bleak public perception

Locally referred to as “Gunspoint” due to its high crime, Greater Greenspoint—the area where I-45 and Beltway 8 intersect—has made strides  in economic development and public safety in the past few years, officials said. Now, Greenspoint leaders said their biggest challenge is tackling the lingering negative public perception.

To-do list: 13 events happening in Spring, Klein throughout October, November

Here are a few events happening in Spring and Klein throughout October and …