Cypress, TXHouston Chronicle

Cypress man turns personal care for his mom into successful business

A Cypress man turned the devotion in caring for his mother into a fruitful business following the death of his father. When Randy Paramore began caring for his mother, he had no idea that his caregiving would ultimately become a thriving business. On HoustonChronicle.com: SSG Netzley home dedicated in Bridgeland.
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Pearland, TXmommypoppins.com

Top 10 Things to Do in Pearland, TX with Kids

Houston has no shortage of sprawling suburbs to explore. Located about 20 miles southeast of downtown Houston via Highway 288, the city of Pearland is home to some of the area's best family-friendly playgrounds and parks, indoor activities, and stellar shopping. Take a look at our list of the top spots to play and explore with kids in this quaint community.
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Marisol Gallagher

Houston Lesbian Bar List; the Pearl and many others

HOUSTON, TX - Houston has a lot to offer when we talk about LGBTQ bar scene. The community recognizes Pearl Bar as the only one that is a real ladies-only bar in town. However, The city still has many options for girls to have fun. Here are the places where you will get wonderful services to just chilling or to find an excellent company.
Harris County, TXClick2Houston.com

Harris County to provide $1,500 payments to 20,000 families in urgent need due to COVID-19

HOUSTON – Harris County is seeking to help 20,000 families who need help staying afloat due to COVID-19. The Harris County Recovery Assistance will provide one-time payments of $1,500 to families whose financial situation has not returned to pre-pandemic levels, according to a press release. The $30 million relief fund will accept applications from July 28 through Aug. 11.
Houston, TXfox26houston.com

Unfair treatment of female athletes at the Olympics

There have been instances of unfair treatment of female athletes at the Olympics, including Norway's women's handball team being fined for wearing shorts instead of bikinis, softball teams playing on baseball fields, and one Olympic athlete having to breastfeeding son behind. Ellen Hyslop, cofounder of The GIST, talks more on Houston's Morning Show.
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Houston, TXhoustoniamag.com

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, July 23-25

Rapper and activist Trae Tha Truth is turning his own city-sanctioned holiday into a weekend of family-fun events. The action-packed weekend includes the grand opening of his Howdy Homemade Ice Cream, a concert at White Oak Music Hall, a family friendly day at Aveva Stadium, and a comedy show at the House of Blues. The three-day festival of events will also include back-to-school giveaways and prizes.
New Caney, TXmontgomerycountypolicereporter.com

PRAYER VIGIL FOR NEW CANEY BUSINESS OWNER BRINGS TEARS TO MANY

About 3 am last Sunday morning Mahab Patola, Jason as all his friends and customers know him at the AR Grocery on Community Drive in New Caney was involved in a deadly crash. He was returning home with his wife and three boys. They were northbound on US 59. As they approached I-610 a white KIA Optima which was driving southbound in the northbound lanes struck Jason and his family head-on. The KIA burst into flames, the 20-year-old female perished. Jason tried to free his family as two other vehicles struck Jason’s Hyundai G80 from the rear. Jasons 2-year-old son was killed instantly. His 6-year-old was critically injured, his wife critically injured and his 10-year-old son critically injured. They were all transported to Memorial Hermann in the Texas Medical Center. Jason was in a coma but is now slowly recovering, He was able to walk thirty feet on Wednesday. His wife is still critical with broken legs, arm, shoulder, pelvis. His 6-year-old was released from the hospital Wednesday with a broken leg. He will stay with Jason’s father. Jasons oldest son remains in very critical condition. Wednesday night friends and Jasons customers came together for a prayer vigil. By the time everyone left there wasn’t a dry eye. Jason was able to Facetime with the over 100 attendees. He asked everyone to pray for his son. He knew almost everyone that wished him a speedy recovery by name by just hearing their voice without actually seeing them, He begged everyone to not drink and drive and broke down as he told everyone that is what killed his son and put his family in the hospital. Jason’s father, who owns Martin Food Store on East Martin in Porter will run AR Grocery for Jason until he returns. Jasons father emphasized that he does not want any fundraisers, GOFUNDME, etc. He said Jason has family and insurance. Allen Taylor, with the Taylor Organization, whose group also attended tonight suggested since they didn’t want donations, buy more than what you need from Jason’s Store.
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Houston, TXHouston Chronicle

Insight: Why Houston apartment rents are surging

Add apartments to the list of things that cost more since the pandemic hit. Rents are rebounding after a surge in demand over the last several months as the economy reopens, people return to the office and Texas draws residents from out of state. Plus, the extreme shortage of single-family houses on the market is boosting apartment occupancy.
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Fort Bend County, TXfox26houston.com

Free heart screening to be held for children, young adults in Fort Bend County

FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas - Two events to help raise awareness for heart health in children and adults up to their mid-20s are set to happen in Fort Bend County. Based on a press release, there will be two heart screenings for residents from age 11 to 25-years-old and are completely free. The first one will be held Saturday at the Constellation Field-1 Stadium in Sugar Land from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. and is in collaboration with the Cody Stephens Foundation and the Sugar Land Fire-EMS.
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Houston Gay Bar Galore

HOUSTON, TX - Having the largest LGBT population of any city in the state of Texas, Houston has plenty of choices when it comes to the gay bar. Not sure which one will suit you? Here's your personalized hit list for a good time, from stand-and-model to boot scootin' honky-tonk.
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Civil rights leaders and Beto O'Rourke plan Selma-style march to Austin

National voting rights advocates, Texas Democrats and political leaders including former Congressman Beto O’Rourke are organizing a three-day march reminiscent of the 1960s civil rights movement in Central Texas next week, hoping to put more pressure on Republicans who are pushing for new voting restrictions in Texas. “It is time...