Announcements

TACO CABANA® OPENS NEW RESTAURANT IN KATY ON MONDAY, MAY 21

TACO CABANA® OPENS NEW RESTAURANT IN KATY ON MONDAY, MAY 21 TC to celebrate official “Grand Opening Fiesta” on June 2 at 24611 Katy Freeway Katy, TX (MAY 21st, 2018) – Katy residents can now enjoy even more authentic Tex-Mex cuisine with the grand opening of the city’s second and newest Taco Cabana® on Monday, May 21st 2018. The 3,644-square-foot restaurant is located on 24611 Katy Freeway, featuring a 68–seat dining room and 28-seat outdoor […]

Leisure & Hospitality, Manufacturing Lead April Job Growth In Houston Area

(HOUSTON) Houston-area hotels, restaurants and manufacturers went on a hiring spree in April, according to numbers released Friday by Workforce Solutions-Gulf Coast. Those two sectors alone contributed more than half of the 22,600 jobs the region added last month, said Workforce Solutions senior economist Parker Harvey, “Durable Goods Producers added 4,400 positions, likely related to the recent spike in oil prices which has driven the total oil and gas rig count above 1,000 for the […]

Houston Chamber Choir Announces Diverse 2018-2019 Season, “Art & Soul”  

The Houston Chamber Choir, led by Artistic Director Robert Simpson, announces an exciting, diverse season for 2018-19. Pictured here is Simpson at the piano with members of the Choir.

HOUSTON, May 18, 2018 – Houston Chamber Choir is pleased to announce its 23rd season, “Art and Soul,” with a diverse and compelling repertoire featuring exciting guest artists and scholars. For the 2018-2019 season, the Chamber Choir performs with the Kinder HSPVA Chorale and director Shannon Carter, the Parker Elementary School Advanced Chorus and director Marianna Parnas-Simpson, guest artist Kim Nazarian of New York Voices, Musiqa, Apollo Chamber Players and University of Houston scholar and author Dr. […]

Direct Energy Presents Annika Chambers in Concert at Levy Park on Jun. 2  

Come out to Levy Park on Jun. 2 for the Direct Energy concert at 6 p.m. on the Pavilion Stage featuring Annika Chambers. Additionally, there are Houston Blues Society concerts at 12:30 p.m. with Lil’ Terry & the Blues Birds with Tony Vega and 3 p.m. with Jonn Del Toro Richardson. All are free. Enjoy food and beverages from several food trucks. Photo by Jay Ford.

Houston Blues Society presents two great acts, with food trucks providing tasty treats HOUSTON, May 18, 2018 – Direct Energy is the presenting sponsor for a free concert at Levy Park on Jun. 2, featuring Houston’s own blues sensation, Annika Chambers, from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. performing on the Pavilion Stage. Two other blues concerts presented by Levy Park (LP) earlier in the day will precede the headliner, including Houston Blues Society acts Lil’ Terry […]

Country Living Easy Commute to Katy

Country living in New Ulm, Austin County Texas: Sitting on 2+ beautiful wooded acres (more available) this unique ranch style country home offers 4 bedrooms, 3 bath, great room with large hill country stone fireplace, matching wet-bar, custom woodwork and cabinetry, viewing porch, mother-in-law wing with private entry, bath, Sun porch. House is 3562 sq ft heated sitting on 6200 sq ft slab. Surrounded by ancient live oaks and plush pasture, wildlife galore. Come see […]

 University of Kansas announces spring 2018 candidates for degree

http://news.ku.edu/2018/05/08/university-announces-spring-2018-candidates-degree LAWRENCE — The names of more than 5,000 candidates for degree from the University of Kansas this spring — representing 90 Kansas counties, 46 other states, territories and Washington, D.C., and 48 other countries — have been announced by the University Registrar. Degrees are officially conferred in June. Many candidates participated in KU’s annual Commencement ceremony, which took place May 13. Degree candidates are also listed online. Texas Samuel J Buyers, Aledo, Master of Arts […]

Theatre Under The Stars Announces The Cast Of Guys & Dolls

HOUSTON — Theatre Under The Stars’ (TUTS) introduces the cast of its final Mainstage show of the 49th Season, Guys & Dolls! Carols Lopez will lead the cast as “Nathan Detroit” with Madison Claire Parks as “Sarah Brown”, Michelle Aravena as “Adelaide”, and Omar Lopez-Cepero as “Sky Masterson”. Lopez was most recently seen as Mr. Krabs in the SpongeBob Musical in Chicago. Parks won critical acclaim for her turn in the role of Luisa in the Off-Broadway production of The Fantasticks. Aravena appeared in the original companies […]

Rosenberg Police Chief Educates Central Fort Bend Chamber Members on How to Increase Odds of Survival in Active Shooting Scenario  

There is no denying there has been an increase in mass shootings. Rosenberg Police Chief Dallis Warren and his department have taken action to educate the community on how to increase their odds of survival during a critical incident. Chief Warren spoke to approximately 20 members of the Central Fort Bend Chamber at the May Success in 60: The Working Power Hour luncheon. The presentation included statistics of active shootings, how you can protect yourself, […]