News for Houston TX - AmericanTowns.com AmericanTowns is a virtual "town square", connecting you to all the events and news happening in Houston Texas. Whether it's town issues and community activism, or school calendars and sports schedules, AmericanTowns delivers the information faster and helps you use it better. en-us 30 https://www.americantowns.com/houston-tx News for Houston TX - AmericanTowns.com 144 69 https://www.americantowns.com/houston-tx https://www.americantowns.com/images/atn_rss_logo.gif Mon, 20 Sep 2021 10:12:36 -0500 Fast-growing software co. Liongard opens Ion office, adds employees during pandemic Liongard develops an automated software platform for managed IT service providers to gain visibility into the networks of end users. Read more at https://www.americantowns.com/news/fastgrowing-software-co-liongard-opens-ion-office-adds-employees-during-pandemic-31203004-houston-tx.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/fastgrowing-software-co-liongard-opens-ion-office-adds-employees-during-pandemic-31203004-houston-tx.html Clubs and Organizations Mon, 20 Sep 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Engie considers $380M combined solar, battery storage project in Texas It would be Engie's first combined solar power production and energy storage facility on a utility scale. Read more at Houston Business Journal https://www.americantowns.com/news/engie-considers-380m-combined-solar-battery-storage-project-in-texas-31203005-houston-tx.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/engie-considers-380m-combined-solar-battery-storage-project-in-texas-31203005-houston-tx.html Clubs and Organizations Mon, 20 Sep 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Hobby Center reopens after making million-dollar changes to the theater Hobby Center for the Performing Arts made a hefty investment in safety in an effort to protect future attendees. Read more at Houston Business https://www.americantowns.com/news/hobby-center-reopens-after-making-milliondollar-changes-to-the-theater-31202599-houston-tx.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/hobby-center-reopens-after-making-milliondollar-changes-to-the-theater-31202599-houston-tx.html Clubs and Organizations Mon, 20 Sep 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Stages to require proof of vaccination or negative Covid-19 test The new policy will go into effect beginning Oct. 1, with the first in-person performance of Stages’ upcoming season, “Hook’s https://www.americantowns.com/news/stages-to-require-proof-of-vaccination-or-negative-covid19-test-31202600-houston-tx.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/stages-to-require-proof-of-vaccination-or-negative-covid19-test-31202600-houston-tx.html Clubs and Organizations Mon, 20 Sep 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Baylor College of Medicine's TRISH working with research initiative tied to Inspiration4 The all-civilian crew of Inspiration4 will be involved in a first-of-its-kind health research initiative to increase knowledge on the impact of https://www.americantowns.com/news/baylor-college-of-medicine039s-trish-working-with-research-initiative-tied-to-inspiration4-31202601-houston-tx.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/baylor-college-of-medicine039s-trish-working-with-research-initiative-tied-to-inspiration4-31202601-houston-tx.html Clubs and Organizations Mon, 20 Sep 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Carbon capture hub: Companies’ public interest may increase pressure in Washington, expert says "It lets people in Washington know, with a very strong signal, everybody down here in Houston is willing to put their shoulder into the wheel https://www.americantowns.com/news/carbon-capture-hub-companiesrsquo-public-interest-may-increase-pressure-in-washington-expert-says-31202602-houston-tx.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/carbon-capture-hub-companiesrsquo-public-interest-may-increase-pressure-in-washington-expert-says-31202602-houston-tx.html Clubs and Organizations Mon, 20 Sep 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Houston continues pandemic employment recovery in August after job growth slowed in July After the Houston metro region gained only 200 nonfarm positions in July, job growth picked back up in August. Read more at Houston Business Journal https://www.americantowns.com/news/houston-continues-pandemic-employment-recovery-in-august-after-job-growth-slowed-in-july-31202603-houston-tx.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/houston-continues-pandemic-employment-recovery-in-august-after-job-growth-slowed-in-july-31202603-houston-tx.html Clubs and Organizations Mon, 20 Sep 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Restaurant Roundups: Project Pollo, Bellagreen expand; UH's TDECU Stadium to debut new concessions The University of Houston will debut some local favorites at TDECU Stadium this weekend, the same day a vegan chicken fast-food concept opens its https://www.americantowns.com/news/restaurant-roundups-project-pollo-bellagreen-expand-uh039s-tdecu-stadium-to-debut-new-concessions-31202604-houston-tx.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/restaurant-roundups-project-pollo-bellagreen-expand-uh039s-tdecu-stadium-to-debut-new-concessions-31202604-houston-tx.html Clubs and Organizations Mon, 20 Sep 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Cameron LNG CEO to retire, search for successor beginning Farhad led the creation of the first phase of the Cameron LNG export facility in Hackberry, Louisiana. Read more at Houston Business Journal - News https://www.americantowns.com/news/cameron-lng-ceo-to-retire-search-for-successor-beginning-31202605-houston-tx.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/cameron-lng-ceo-to-retire-search-for-successor-beginning-31202605-houston-tx.html Clubs and Organizations Mon, 20 Sep 2021 00:00:00 -0500 5 things to know today, including the latest Covid news and a couple bonus items Happy Friday, Houston! There's been a lot of news this week, especially after Hurricane Nicholas exited the area. Local gymnastics superstar https://www.americantowns.com/news/5-things-to-know-today-including-the-latest-covid-news-and-a-couple-bonus-items-31202606-houston-tx.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/5-things-to-know-today-including-the-latest-covid-news-and-a-couple-bonus-items-31202606-houston-tx.html Clubs and Organizations Mon, 20 Sep 2021 00:00:00 -0500 How Pearland became a top location for life sciences companies The greater Houston region and specifically, Pearland, have an exceptional presence in the life sciences industry. Life sciences in the Houston region https://www.americantowns.com/news/how-pearland-became-a-top-location-for-life-sciences-companies-31202025-houston-tx.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/how-pearland-became-a-top-location-for-life-sciences-companies-31202025-houston-tx.html Clubs and Organizations Mon, 20 Sep 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Photos: JLL unveils new Houston headquarters in brand-new 200 Park Place The firm’s 82,000-square-foot space spans three floors of a brand-new office building and marks the first time JLL has had all of its employees https://www.americantowns.com/news/photos-jll-unveils-new-houston-headquarters-in-brandnew-200-park-place-31202026-houston-tx.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/photos-jll-unveils-new-houston-headquarters-in-brandnew-200-park-place-31202026-houston-tx.html Clubs and Organizations Mon, 20 Sep 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Covid-19's delta variant hasn't slowed office leasing, brokers report Despite concerns about the Covid-19 coronavirus' delta variant, commercial real estate brokers across Houston report that the delta variant has https://www.americantowns.com/news/covid19039s-delta-variant-hasn039t-slowed-office-leasing-brokers-report-31202027-houston-tx.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/covid19039s-delta-variant-hasn039t-slowed-office-leasing-brokers-report-31202027-houston-tx.html Clubs and Organizations Mon, 20 Sep 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Winners of Basic Energy Services' bankruptcy auction surpass original bids Two of the three winning bidders are Houston-based companies. Read more at Houston Business Journal - News https://www.americantowns.com/news/winners-of-basic-energy-services039-bankruptcy-auction-surpass-original-bids-31202028-houston-tx.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/winners-of-basic-energy-services039-bankruptcy-auction-surpass-original-bids-31202028-houston-tx.html Clubs and Organizations Mon, 20 Sep 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Attorneys from Concho Resources, Magellan Midstream join Houston law offices One of the lawyers joined Bracewell, and the other joined Sidley Austin's Houston office. Read more at Houston Business Journal - News https://www.americantowns.com/news/attorneys-from-concho-resources-magellan-midstream-join-houston-law-offices-31201603-houston-tx.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/attorneys-from-concho-resources-magellan-midstream-join-houston-law-offices-31201603-houston-tx.html Clubs and Organizations Mon, 20 Sep 2021 00:00:00 -0500