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Jersey Village adopts budget for 2013–14

Tue, 09/17/2013 - 10:00

Revenues and expenditures for the general fund are projected at $9.8 million and $9.3 million respectively, continuing a trend where the city's revenues have been coming in higher than expenditures.

Committee forms in support of preserving Astrodome

Thu, 09/12/2013 - 13:30

Past and present Harris County leaders gathered Sept. 12 to announce the formation of a political action committee intended to lead efforts in support of the Nov. 5 bond election that would fund the redevelopment of the Astrodome.

Lone Star College celebrates opening of new Cypress Center

Thu, 09/12/2013 - 10:45

A new Lone Star College satellite center at the corner of Fry and Clay roads opened Aug. 26 with the beginning of the school year.

New voter ID laws enforced for November elections

Wed, 09/11/2013 - 09:30

New voter identification laws in Texas—passed by the state legislature in 2011—will be enforced in the November 2013 election.

Early to Rise lawsuit dismissed by appellate court

Fri, 09/06/2013 - 07:15

A lawsuit ordering Harris County Judge Ed Emmett to include an Early to Rise ballot item on the November ballot was thrown out by a three-member panel of the 14th Court of Appeals.

In The News: Flotek donates $115,000 to Red Cross

Tue, 09/03/2013 - 09:15

The Northwest Houston-based oilfield technologies company Flotek made a donation of $115,670 to the American Red Cross in August. The donation was a group effort from employees ranging from the office workers up to company's directors.

Harris County District Attorney dies after battle with cancer

Tue, 09/03/2013 - 08:30

Harris County District Attorney Mike Anderson died the morning of Aug. 31, succumbing to a cancer he had been battling since spring, county officials said.

Case study finds economic, environmental incentives for Cypress Creek Greenway

Thu, 08/29/2013 - 07:55

A case study looking into the benefits of developing the Cypress Creek Greenway suggests that when it comes to physical, mental, environmental and economic health, there are significant incentives to keep the project moving.

Organization invites communities to compete in statewide health challenge

Thu, 08/22/2013 - 09:50

It's Time Texas, a statewide grassroots cause promoting healthy lifestyles, is encouraging communities across the state of Texas to join in a friendly competition to see who is the most dedicated to healthy living.

Jersey Village seeks more information on TxDOT's Hwy. 290 sound wall proposal

Wed, 08/21/2013 - 05:30

The proposal—many details of which are still unknown—involves building a 16-foot-tall sound wall along the south side of Seattle Street to the northern-most houses on Congo Lane.

Anniversaries: Charming Charlies

Mon, 08/19/2013 - 17:00

Charming Charlie celebrated its one-year anniversary Aug. 14 inside Cypress Town Center at 25719 Hwy. 290. The store sells a variety of women’s accessories in different colors, ranging from bracelets to necklaces to purses to earrings. 281-758-0786. www.charmingcharlie.com

Anniversaries: Aladdin Flooring's

Mon, 08/19/2013 - 17:00

Aladdin Flooring’s second location at 17337 Spring Cypress Road, Cypress celebrated their one-year anniversary in June. The satellite location sells luxury vinyl, wood, carpet tile and laminate flooring. 281-256-0001. www.aladdinfloors.net.

Closings: 1252 Tapas Bar

Sun, 08/18/2013 - 17:00

1252 Tapas Bar, formerly located at 110 Vintage Park Boulevard, closed in mid-July. The restaurant previously served Spanish-style tapas. Two other Houston-area locations remain open. www.1252tapas.com

Anniversaries: Cy-Fair Medical Center Hospital

Sun, 08/18/2013 - 17:00

Cy-Fair Medical Center Hospital celebrated their 30th anniversary May 16. Located at 10655 Steepletop Drive, Houston, a week long celebration to coincide with National Hospital Week to honor faculty, staff and volunteers who have been with the hospital since 1983. 281-890-4285. www.cyfairhospital.com.

Anniversaries: Sheri and Marie’s Salon & Co

Sun, 08/18/2013 - 17:00

Sheri and Marie’s Salon & Co celebrated its one-year anniversary June 6 with champagne, cake and appetizers open to the public. Located at 8190 Barker Cypress Road, the salon has since grown to 14 full-time employees performing haircuts for men, women and children. The salon offers Brazilian blowouts, deep conditioning, styling and has added airbrush makeup and “rock your hair hairlines.” 281-463-7375. www.sherimariesalonco.com

Coming Soon: La Quinta Inns and Suites

Thu, 08/15/2013 - 17:00

La Quinta Inns and Suites at 9034 N. West Sam Houston Tollway, Houston is projected to open its doors at the end of August. The location will feature free breakfast, an outdoor pool, free wifi and a workout facility. www.lq.com.

Closings: TGI Fridays

Thu, 08/15/2013 - 17:00

TGI Friday’s at 25618 Hwy 290 closed this summer with its lease to be filled by Baker Street Pub. The location offered casual dining with extensive bar selections including margaritas and mojitos. www.tgifridays.com

Closings: Juan and Lefty’s

Thu, 08/15/2013 - 17:00

Juan and Lefty’s at 17381 Hwy. 249 closed early this summer. The Mexican cantina included a full bar alongside traditional Tex-Mex dishes and entrees.

Closings: Don Julio's

Thu, 08/15/2013 - 17:00

Don Julio’s at 25250 Hwy. 290 closed in late July. The Mexican restaurant offered catering services with an extensive menu including seafood, fajitas, enchiladas and specialized entrees. www.donjulios.com.

Vintage Park’s growth reflects thriving center

Thu, 08/15/2013 - 00:00

Construction is ongoing at Vintage Park, with 10 new businesses poised to open in the center throughout the next few months.