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Houston's New Trader Joe's takes it next step: Historic Alabama Theater gets a grocery look

As traces of the Alabama Theater continue to fade, Weingarten Realty revealed Friday that marquee on the old movie house will be getting its official Trader Joe's signage in the next three weeks.

Weingarten's Carrie Murray explained in an email that the process will involve replacing the acrylic faces, restoring the neon and a fresh coat of paint across the of the entire façade along Shepherd. Work begins Friday and is set to run through Sept. 10.

The opening date for the hotly-anticipated gourmet grocer is scheduled for Sept. 21.

Texas Sales Tax Holiday This Weekend Aug. 17 - 19, 2012

back to school shopping

In 2012, Texas shoppers get a break from state and local sales taxes on Aug. 17, 18 and 19 – the state's annual tax holiday. As in previous years, the law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced under $100 from sales and use taxes, which could save shoppers about $8 on every $100 they spend.

YMCA Aims to Give Backpacks to 45K in Houston area

YMCA, Operation Backpack, charity

The 8th annual YMCA Operation Backpack, Houston's largest school supply drive, is gearing up to help more than 45,000 Houston area children.

The YMCA of Greater Houston is mobilizing 36 YMCAs, local churches and other community partners to help collect thousands of backpacks and school supplies for children who might otherwise head back to school unprepared. Since its inception, Operation Backpack has served more than 175,000 children.

Tomball Night Festival Set for August 3rd

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Greater Tomball Area Chamber

Residents of northwest Houston enjoy the Tomball Night tradition held in Downtown Tomball annually.  “Celebrating 40 Years” is this year’s theme for the August 3rd festivities.   The tradition originally started as a back to school shopping event and evolved to an end of summer celebration with annual average of 20,000 attendees.

Mischer Development/Cypress Creek Lakes and Perry Homes Break Ground on Wounded Hero Program Home

Wounded Hero Home Program, HelpingaHero
HelpingaHero Invitation

HelpingaHero.org, Perry Homes and Mischer Development/Cypress Creek Lakes are holding a groundbreaking ceremony next Tuesday, July 17th, 2012, at 10:30 am for a new home for Houston area Hero SSG Marty Gonzalez, USMC (Ret.) and his family.

Perry Homes is building the home and Cypress Creek Lakes donated the homesite for this home for the Gonzalez family as part of the HelpingaHero.org Wounded Hero Home Program.

Vintage Park Shopping Village Hosts Live Music Series


The Vintage, located at Louetta Road and Highway 249, is northwest Houston's one-stop destination for dining, shopping and living.    The summer “Live in the Piazza” music series offers many of Houston's hottest entertainment on Thursdays and Fridays at the Vintage Park Shopping Village.

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Yalbac is one of the first Belizean operations FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified in its management of the forest resources and as such sawn timber from Yalbac is marketable across the globe even in the most regulated eco-sensitive countries relating to conservation principals.

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The Mischer family owns a 9,000-acre ranch in Robertson County.


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