Newgulf, TX

Colorado County Citizen

Raiders put up points but cannot get stops in opener loss

The RHS boys’ basketball team opened up the season with a tough outing against Bay City on Nov. 16. The Raiders picked up a good amount of points in this one, but could not find a way to consistently stop Bay City as RHS eventually dropped the game 62-40.Senior James ...
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Fort Bend Star

New Amazon fulfillment center opens in Richmond

A new 850,000-square foot Amazon fulfillment center has opened in Richmond that may one day generate more than 1,000 new jobs in Fort Bend County, according to the Fort Bend Economic Development Council. The fulfillment center, which has been in development since 2020, will ship books, electronics and toys and...
Fort Bend Star

Sugar Land mayor caught in battle over I-45 expansion in Houston

A contentious fight to stop the planned expansion of Interstate 45 through Houston has grown to draw a Fort Bend County elected official into its orbit. A group called Stop TxDOT I-45 last week penned a letter accusing Sugar Land Mayor Joe Zimmerman of ethical misconduct for using his role on the Houston-Galveston Area Council’s transportation group to advocate for the project, which he could benefit from professionally as an employee of engineering and architecture firm Halff Associates, Inc.
El Campo Leader-News

Christmas Mall returns to Civic Center this weekend

The El Campo holiday season continues with the 34th Annual Christmas Mall this weekend at the Civic Center. The city and vendors are now ready for the annual shopping event featuring local businesses and fun for the family. Despite canceling the 12th annual Prairie Days festival in early October due...
Fort Bend Star

Nibbles & Sips: Atlanta-based seafood restaurant headed to Sugar Land

A seafood restaurant chain based near Atlanta has its sights set on Sugar Land, according to a filing with the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR). The Juicy Crab, 16535 Southwest Freeway Ste. 2001, is set to begin construction Dec. 15 at an estimated cost of $200,000. The site is the former home of a Texas de Brazil steakhouse.
El Campo Leader-News

Ready, set: SHOP

El Campo residents were out bright and early on Black Friday to take advantage of holiday deals. Although the pandemic has continued to affect Americans’ everyday lives, including consumer goods, Black Friday shopping brings back a sense of normalcy to people across the country. “I was excited to come out...

Walking quadriplegic to complete 100 half marathons in 50 states before 50th birthday

Walking quadriplegic to complete 100 half marathons in 50 states before 50th birthday. It's hard for a lot of us to imagine running just one half-marathon, but what about completing dozens of them, after being told you'd never walk again? A woman from Sugar Land, who is a walking quadriplegic, wanted to complete 100 before turning 50 and is about to pull it off!
Fort Bend Star

Review: BFW Pizza serves up wholesome pies in Sugar Land

Pizza is an interesting case study in the evolution of consumer tastes. You can surely still get your basic assembly-line frozen pizzas and hot-and-ready fast-food varieties, but just wandering through the frozen aisle grocery store aisle is a vastly different experience than it was 10 or 20 years ago. Restaurants...

Local Entrepreneur Brings Mayweather Boxing + Fitness to the Houston Suburb of Richmond

November 24, 2021 // // RICHMOND, Texas - Mayweather Boxing + Fitness, the group fitness experience that combines immersive training with boxing legend Floyd Mayweather’s champion techniques, is proud to announce the early 2022 opening of its newest location in the suburbs of Houston. Located across the street from Sam’s Club in Richmond at 22377 Bellaire Blvd., the new studio will be opened by local entrepreneur, Teresa Welch.
Fort Bend Herald

Shop Small Saturday Cookie Walk is Nov. 27

From my family to yours, we hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving with family and friends. It’s going to be a cool wet one so everyone please stay safe. Please say a prayer for all those who are having to work and will be away from their families. I don’t...

Houston Life Prize Wheel: see what Jan from Richmond just won!

HOUSTON – The Houston Life Prize Wheel gives us the opportunity to connect with our wonderful viewers and gives you, the viewer, the opportunity to win BIG prizes. Every week, Derrick and Courtney will get decked out in their finest game show attire and spin the wheel. There are 16...
Houston Press

Houston's 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: Umami Fest and Free Turkey Legs

Here's a look at this weekend's best culinary happenings:. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. This Indian restaurant in Sugar Land opened this past September and its new happy hour runs Tuesday through Sunday from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. which is great for the folks who never make it out of the office in time for weekday happy hours. The new drinks specials and bar bites are available in the bar and on the patio. We're thinking this weekend may be tailor-made for sipping a refreshing beverage such as the Tamarind-infused Margarita, the Cardamom Mojito or a Saffron Spritzer. Altogether, there are seven signature cocktails and during happy hour, they are $3 off. Guests can also save $2 on select beer and wine.