Category: Community

Agriculture a foundation of county’s history

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A lot can happen in a century, and Montgomery County is no exception. Now the quickly expanding county is established, balancing economic growth and historic preservation, but over 100 years ago the area was vying to make a name for itself.

According to “Montgomery County, Texas: Picture of a Dream Coming True” produced by the Heritage Museum of Montgomery County, farming was a primary livelihood for the early settlers. They had come for the land and many had been farmers before arriving in Texas. Read more…

More charges could be filed in Pappas Bar-B-Q robbery

920x920 (2)More charges are expected against at least one of the three men who police believe robbed a barbecue restaurant in Oak Ridge North Wednesday night.

Police say Cameron Moore of Houston, Xavier Flowers of Houston and Patrick Wilson of Tomball entered the Pappas Bar-B-Q restaurant in the 27700 block of Interstate 45 North shortly after 8 p.m. Wednesday and held up customers and staff. One of them went table to table demanding wallets, purses and cell phones while the other two robbed restaurant staff, Oak Ridge North Police Chief Andrew Walters said. Read more…

Big crowd waits for hours to meet Cake Boss Buddy Valastro at kiosk bakery opening

 

The line started forming at 2 am. By 8 am, hundreds of people snaked through The Woodlands Mall: all of them eager to get a taste of the newly opened Carlo’s Bakery kiosk and to meet Buddy Valastro, better known as the Cake Boss for his staring role in the TLC reality series. read more…

Cake Boss Buddy Valastro sets opening date for kiosk bakery in The Woodlands

lobster-tails-at-carlos-bakery_231313-1The answer to the question, “Where can I get the best cannoli in The Woodlands?” is about to get a little simpler. Carlo’s Bakery, the restaurant at the heart of TLC’s popular show Cake Boss, will open one of its new kiosk bakeries in The Woodlands Mall on February 18. click here for more…

Shuttered Dosey Doe Music Cafe to reopen as BBQ joint

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After 10 years at its location on FM 1488, the Dosey Doe Music Café, a popular eatery and music venue, has shuttered and will reopen as a breakfast and barbecue joint on Research Forest Drive in The Woodlands.

The music café was one of three Dosey Doe locations in The Woodlands area, including a small coffee shop in Alden Bridge and the Big Barn off of Interstate 45 near the Sawdust Road exit. Owner Steve Said originally opened the FM 1488 location just as a café, but the need arose for a smaller music venue than the Big Barn to host a mix of local and well-known artists. Read more…

Theatre: Casting Set for the Class Act Production of Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor dreamcoat

Performances begin at the Nancy Bock Center for Performing Arts Theatre in March.

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Casting has been announced for Class Act’s production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, which is set to begin performances March 3 at the Nancy Bock Center for Performing Arts Theatre, 3800 S Panther Creek Dr, The Woodlands, TX 77381 in March. Under the direction of Keith Brumfield, the limited engagement will continue through March 5.

The cast will feature Peter McPoland as Joseph and Collin Rue as Jacob (Joseph’s Father).

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a musical or operetta with lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. The story is based on the “coat of many colors” story of Joseph from the Bible’s Book of Genesis. This was the first Lloyd Webber and Rice musical to be performed publicly (the first, The Likes of Us, written in 1965, was not performed until 2005).

The show has little spoken dialogue; it is completely sung-through. Its family-friendly storyline, universal themes and catchy music have resulted in numerous productions

Performances will be offered:

  • Fri. Mar. 3, 2017 at 7:30pm
  • Sat. Mar 4, 2017 at 2:30pm and 7:30pm
  • Sun. Mar 5, 2017 2:30pm

Tickets available at Will Call one hour prior to show time.  E-Mail or by calling (281) 292-6779.

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