Where to eat: Local Lake Houston area restaurants still open for to-go, drive thru orders

Several locally owned restaurants are serving food to go or in a drive thru after restrictions announced by Harris County officials yesterday. At a press conference on the afternoon of Monday, March 16, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo ordered all bars and the dining room for all restaurants in the county to close for 15Continue reading “Where to eat: Local Lake Houston area restaurants still open for to-go, drive thru orders”

Houston’s Gulf Coast Distillers manufacturing hand sanitizer amid COVID-19 threat

Gulf Coast Distillers, an industrial-scale distillery and bottling operation located in east downtown Houston, is currently repurposing production and bottling lines for the manufacture of hand sanitizer, according to a release from the company. Sometime later this week, the company’s alcohol-based sanitizer, C4U Hand Sanitizer, will be available at retailers throughout the state.  “As the coronavirusContinue reading “Houston’s Gulf Coast Distillers manufacturing hand sanitizer amid COVID-19 threat”

Humble ISD uses BMX to teach STEM to fourth graders

By Savannah Mehrtens, Staff writer Updated 9:00 am CST, Thursday, March 5, 2020 Humble ISD fourth grade teachers offered a BMX Track Modeling Program for the first time this year to teach students about the intersection of sports and STEM. The program was created by the USA BMX Foundation to help fourth graders learn skills like working asContinue reading “Humble ISD uses BMX to teach STEM to fourth graders”

Girls basketball: K-Park’s Byrd hopes to build on strong freshman campaign

By Marcus Gutierrez Published 9:00 am CDT, Monday, March 9, 2020 For five years now, the Kingwood Park girls basketball roster has featured the last name Byrd. After Allie Byrd — the all-time leading scorer and rebounder in K-Park history — graduated in May her freshman sister Biva earned a spot on varsity. Related: Soccer: KingwoodContinue reading “Girls basketball: K-Park’s Byrd hopes to build on strong freshman campaign”