Star Cinema Grill now open in CityPlace at Springwoods Village

Star Cinema Grill, a Houston-based dine-in theater, opened Oct. 4. in CityPlace at Springwoods Village at 1495 Lake Plaza Drive, Spring. The new movie theater was first announced in February 2018 and was originally anticipated to open in early 2019, but its opening was delayed several times. The theater has 1,200 seats and 10 screens as well as a boutique auditorium, a bar and a dining menu. 832-953-7827. www.starcinemagrill.net



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 …



Houston's UpStage Theatre rebrands as Points North Theatre Company for move to The Woodlands

UpStage Theatre, the formerly Heights-based performance group, relocated to The Woodlands this fall under a …




Wingstop coming soon to FM 1488 in Magnolia

Wingstop will open a 2,500-square-foot eatery at 6606 FM 1488, Magnolia, in late November, Wingstop Public …


Madison Reed Color Bar set for late October opening at Market Street in The Woodlands

The San Francisco-based hair color brand Madison Reed is expanding into the Greater Houston area and will open a new location of the Madison Reed Color Bar concept in The Woodlands on Oct. 28. The hair-coloring salon will launch at Market Street at 9595 Six Pines Drive, Ste. 1360, The Woodlands, and will offer both permanent coloring and color-reviving gloss services. The Color Bar's arrival at Market Street is expected to come days after Madison Reed's first Houston-area opening in Katy's LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch and around one month after the company announced it was beginning a national franchise expansion along with the consulting firm Franworth.


Montgomery County Public Health District offering free flu shots to seniors in need

Montgomery County Public Health District is offering free flu vaccines through its partnership with Meals on Wheels, according to an Oct. 8 news release by MCPHD.


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.




Torchy's Tacos launches its second eatery in The Woodlands

Austin-based Torchy's Tacos launched its second The Woodlands restaurant Oct. 9. The new Torchy's opened at 1555 Lake Woodlands Drive, near The Woodlands Mall, following a grand opening party Oct. 7.


Citizens demand action as Montgomery County commissioners consider Tropical Storm Imelda recovery

Nearly four weeks after Tropical Storm Imelda, the Montgomery County Commissioners Court is still handling the recovery as citizens demand more action.


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.




The Woodlands Ballet Theatre dance studio now open on FM 2978 in The Woodlands

A new dance studio, Woodlands Ballet Theatre, opened Sept. 16 at 30420 FM 2978, Ste. 480, The Woodlands. The …


Portions of Lake Woodlands Drive will close to traffic Oct. 12 for annual road races

A trio of road races in The Woodlands will result in some lane closures along Lake Woodlands Drive on Oct. 12.


City of Conroe, San Jacinto River Authority head to Texas Supreme Court over water rate dispute

An ongoing lawsuit between the San Jacinto River Authority and the city of Conroe over a surface water rate dispute is now headed to the Texas Supreme Court, according to an Oct. 4 news release from the SJRA.



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.


Spring Creek Barbeque coming to Spring's Birnham Woods Marketplace in mid-2020

A new location of the Texas-based barbecue chain Spring Creek Barbeque is planned to open at the Birnham …