Sugar Land | Missouri City
6:00 AM Nov 13, 2019 CST

Tropical Smoothie Cafe coming soon to Stafford

The fast-casual restaurant offers smoothies and juices as well cafe-style menu items.


Conroe | Montgomery

Community divided over Willis High School drag queen event

Several parents, teachers and residents spoke at the Willis Independent School District meeting Nov. 11.


Sugar Land | Missouri City

ALL4, an environmental consulting firm, to relocate from Sugar Land to Stafford in November

The air quality compliance company will move from Sugar Land's business park to Stafford.



Pearland | Friendswood

Galveston Bay receives “C” on report card

For the fifth straight year since its inception, the Galveston Bay report card, released in August, shows Texas’ largest estuary has earned an overall C grade.


Pearland | Friendswood

Bailey Road and three other road projects to know this November-December

Here are four road projects to know in Pearland and Friendswood this month.


Pearland | Friendswood

Avalon development approved for special permit in Friendswood

Friendswood City Council approved the amendment for a zoning classification for Avalon, a master-planned community on Nov. 4.


Cy-Fair

Cy-Fair ISD announces attendance boundary change proposal for 2020-21

If approved, the plan would affect nearly 1,900 students in 2020-21.



Heights | River Oaks | Montrose

Fast-casual Singaporean concept Sing closes in the Heights

"We hope you enjoyed every bite, and we look forward to our next adventure together," a message posted to its website reads.


Pearland | Friendswood

Ivy Kids of Manvel coming to Manvel in 2020

Ivy Kids of Manvel is opening at 4434 CR 94, Manvel, in February 2020


Pearland | Friendswood

Idea Lab Kids celebrates one year in Pearland

Houston-based Idea Lab Kids opened a campus in Pearland one year ago in September.


Katy

Katy Rock Shop under new ownership

Geologists Jacob and Astrid Proctor are the new owners of the store.



Pearland | Friendswood

Lego store Bricks and MiniFigs opens in Pearland Town Center

Bricks and MiniFigs opened at 11200 Broadway St., Ste. 710, on Oct. 26


Pearland | Friendswood

Dollar General celebrates grand opening of Pearland location

Dollar General• celebrated its grand opening Nov. 9 at 7455 Bailey Road, Pearland, after opening the new location in early November.


Spring | Klein

2 IDEA Public Schools campuses to break ground Nov. 12

The charter school will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the campuses from 10-11 a.m. at the IDEA Hardy location at 1930 Little York Road, Houston.


Bay Area

Clear Creek ISD board examines committee work, community input regarding school start times

The Clear Creek ISD board of trustees next week is expected to make a decision that would potentially adjust school start times, prompting at least two board members to wonder if there has been enough time to examine the issue.



The Woodlands

Recent highlights: A school dedication, Pride festival and other events and awards in The Woodlands area this fall

In September, educators were honored at a Conroe ISD elementary school dedication and local events include The Woodlands Pride festival.


Spring | Klein

Spring Trading Post to close following two final markets Dec. 14, 21

The store offers crafts, gifts, home decor items and sports memorabilia.


Katy

Greater Houston area to experience cold front Nov. 11-13; temperature could reach freezing point

The front is not expected to affect travel because the ground is too warm for precipitation to stick.


The Woodlands

Your 2019 Volunteer Guide: Community organizations in south Montgomery County that need a helping hand

Help out The Woodlands area in a number of ways throughout the year by volunteering with local nonprofit groups.



The Woodlands

New Internet sales tax rules take effect in Texas

On Oct. 1, two new sets of rules regarding sales tax collection in Texas took effect


Tomball | Magnolia

GALLERY: Take a look at Grand Pines Drive construction in the Magnolia area

Construction on Grand Pines Drive—a two-lane road connecting Nichols Sawmill to Sanders Cemetery roads—is ongoing in the Magnolia area.


The Woodlands

Robinson Road improvement remains top Oak Ridge North priority

Solving mobility problems associated with Oak Ridge North’s main thoroughfare, Robinson Road, has been a persistent priority for city officials, residents and businesses in an effort to unlock more of the city’s development potential.


Spring | Klein

AMTEX to break ground on affordable housing development Green Oaks Apartments on Nov. 14

The three-story, 177-unit apartment complex is slated for completion by May 2021 and will feature a pool, a courtyard and a clubhouse.