Heights | River Oaks | Montrose
12:25 PM Nov 11, 2019 CST

Follow-up: Houston makes progress on fast-tracked sidewalk repairs

The city has spent $2.4 million on 28 out of 40 fast-tracked accessibility repairs to sidewalks.


Heights | River Oaks | Montrose

What's next for Lower Westheimer? Corridor improvements pushed back to 2023

Dangerous conditions due to aging street and sidewalk infrastructure on Westheimer Road in Montrose have been a longstanding issue even though the area is one of the city’s most popular destinations.


Spring | Klein

Ask the editor: What is the latest news on The Centrum?

Since Hurricane Harvey flooded The Centrum with 3.5 feet of water in August 2017, restoration work continues on the performing arts center and church sanctuary more than two years later.



Spring | Klein

Spring, Klein and Cy-Fair ISDs reflect on 2018-19 accountability ratings

Spring ISD’s overall 2018-19 Texas Education Agency accountability rating improved by eight points from the previous year—outpacing increases from neighboring districts including Klein and Cy-Fair ISDs. But the district’s rating remains more than 10 points below those districts, according to TEA accountability rating results.


Spring | Klein

Family-owned farms survive decades of development in Spring, Klein

Hidden off a dirt road offshoot of the bustling four-lane traffic on Spring Cypress Road and nestled between a storage facility and a three-story apartment complex is Atkinson Farms—a four-generation family farm that has been growing produce in Harris County since 1923.


Spring | Klein

SwitcHouse Plates & Pours pays homage to Spring’s history as a railroad switchyard

SwitcHouse Plates & Pours’ upscale dining service plays on themes of wood, iron and smoke, inspired by Spring’s history as a railroad switchyard in the early 1900s.


Spring | Klein

Lizzy G's Fine Gifts boasts 'something for everyone, wrapped in a bow'

At Lizzy G’s Fine Gifts, Liz Tillman and her aunt, Ginger Lester, said their generational gap and opposing personalities are what bring the store the balance it needs.



Katy

Children’s Lighthouse opens new location near Jordan Ranch

The location includes a security-controlled building and age-appropriate playgrounds


Katy

Mason Park Medical Clinic in Katy has new owner

Dr. Quyen Trinh took over the practice from his sister.


The Woodlands

Interfaith of The Woodlands' Hand Me Up Shop launches new Spring retail location

Resale store has operated in The Woodlands area for 30 years


Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood

Harris County Precinct 4 will soon study feasibility of Hamblen Road realignment

The project aims to expand the road from two to four lanes, realign the road from its current route through Edgewater Park to meet at Sorters McClellan Road, and create a bridge over the Union Pacific Corp. railroad.



Spring | Klein

FM 1960 residents create petition in hopes of inciting positive change for longtime nuisance building

Residents of the Spring and Klein area are hoping to finally see improvements at a longtime nuisance building on FM 1960 through a petition showing support for entities that could incite change.


Heights | River Oaks | Montrose

Longtime Montrose pub The Black Labrador closing in December

The Black Labrador is closing Dec. 15.


Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood

Bidding for Lockwood Road expansion project began in early November

The project between Harris County and McCord Development will expand Lockwood Road between Beltway 8 and the Union Pacific Corp. railroad from a two to four lanes.


Tomball | Magnolia

View the proposed rezoning maps for Tomball ISD elementary, junior high schools

The Tomball ISD District Zone Committee hosts an open public forum at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Staff Development Center, located at 1302 Keefer Road, Tomball, regarding the proposed attendance zones.



Pearland | Friendswood

Internal Medicine Associates of Houston celebrates five years in Pearland

Internal Medicine Associates of Houston celebrates five years in Pearland


Pearland | Friendswood

Premiere Pools & Spa moves to Kirby Drive in Pearland

Premier Pools & Spa has moved to a new location in Pearland


Katy

2 Katy-area leadership programs coming in 2020

The Katy Area Economic Development Council will welcome its first class of Katy-area community members and business leaders to its leadership institute in February.


Tomball | Magnolia

SouthWest Water Company employees add trail, benches to Decker Hills Park in Magnolia

SouthWest Water Company employees added a walking trail and benches to Decker Hills Park during a clean-up event Nov. 4.



Conroe | Montgomery

Cards and Comics Connection

At Cards and Comics Connection, comic books line the walls, while gaming tables fill the store.


The Woodlands

BREAKING: Memorial Hermann announces $250M expansion project at The Woodlands Medical Center

Project will feature new eight-story patient tower and hospital-wide renovations


Tomball | Magnolia

Tomball ISD teachers make up one-third of Texas finalists for 2019 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

Two Tomball ISD teachers are among six finalists in Texas for the 2019 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, TISD officials announced Nov. 8 in a press release.


Pearland | Friendswood

Kelsey-Seybold to be added to Blue Cross and Blue Shield's network as an in-care provider

Blue Cross and Blue Shield members will be able to receive in-network care at Kelsey-Seybold