SUMMER SPLASH: Big Rivers Waterpark in New Caney starting to take shape

Theatre | Meet Four Stellar Understudies Who Wait in the Wings to Save the Day at the College Park High School Theatre Dept.

1 (247)Relax—that little white slip in your program is nothing to be afraid of. You’re in great hands during the College Park Theatre 2018 UIL One-Act-Play  “Good People”. Standbys Alex Oleksy, Maya Gordon, Sarah Wolsky & Mason Odem, are ready to step into the spotlight at the last minute.

They’re on call, inside the theater, ready to jump in at a moment’s notice when a headliner gets sick – even if a performance already in progress!

Girls Basketball | Oak Ridge earns two 12-6A superlatives

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Oak Ridge forward Alecia Whyte (21) reacts after making a three-pointer during the third quarter of a Region II-6A bi-district playoff game at Palestine High School, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, in Palestine.

After a season that saw it finish as co-District 12-6A champions, Oak Ridge players earned two superlative awards.

Alecia Whyte, who was The Courier’s Montgomery County Player of the Year after her sophomore campaign, earned Defensive MVP honors as a junior in 12-6A. Nikki Petrakovitz, a freshman for the Lady War Eagles, was the Newcomer of the Year.

Locally, College Park junior Sandra Cannady was the only other superlative honoree with her Offensive MVP selection. continue reading…

Basketball | Grimes earns second straight 12-6A MVP award

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College Park guard Quentin Grimes (5) brings the ball up court during the second quarter of a District 12-6A high school basketball game at College Park High School, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, in The Woodlands.

College Park senior Quentin Grimes has been named the District 12-6A Most Valuable Player for the second consecutive season after yet another standout campaign for the Cavaliers.

Grimes, a Kansas signee, averaged 29.5 points, 8.6 rebounds and 4.9 assists per game this year while shooting 57 percent from the floor and 39 percent from the 3-point line. continue reading…

Theatre | The Red Door Theatre Company coming soon to The Woodlands

the-red-door-theatre-company-00The Red Door Theatre Company, a non-profit organization, will open Jan. 15 at 1087 Pruitt Road, The Woodlands. The theatre company offers classes such as acting, fashion design, stage makeup, playwriting, theatre history and set and costume design. Students ages 6 to 18 may apply.

An open house will be held Jan. 11-12 for parents and students from 6:30-8:30 p.m on both nights. 281-542-0500.

Popbar Handcrafted Frozen Treats To Open At Market Street In 2018

Popbar, a purveyor of customizable popGelato, popSorbetto, and yogurtPops, will open its doors at Market Street next to Alex & Ani during the first quarter of 2018.

Popbar serves handcrafted gelato, sorbetto, and yogurt in a new way – on a stick.  All pops are made in-house daily with all natural ingredients.  On the menu, guests will find 40+ rotating flavors ranging from classics (Chocolate, Vanilla) to the more unique (Green Tea, Passion Fruit), and even seasonal ones too (Watermelon, Pumpkin Pie).  Pops are customizable with premium dippings and toppings that include dark, milk, and white chocolate, nuts, sprinkles, waffle cone, caramel corn, and more.

popWich-gelato-sandwich-2At Popbar, a mouthwatering experience awaits everyone, even those looking for vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, and soy-free options.  All popSorbettos are vegan-dairy-gluten-soy-free, and all popGelatos and yogurtPops are gluten-soy free.  Other indulgences include Hot Chocolate on a Stick, Frozen Hot Chocolate, the Double Shake (Popbar’s take on a milkshake, made with any two pops), and the newest addition to the menu, the popWich, which allows customers to customize their very own gelato sandwich on a stick.

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