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Eight One Opening Second Fashion Sneaker Boutique Location in Spring Branch

By |2018-08-31T18:50:34+00:00August 31st, 2018|Business, Business Spotlight|

by Dorothy Puch Lillig Carlos De Los Santos Jr. has always had a passion for sneakers and has been running the go-to spot for the hottest styles in Midtown. Now he wants to share that passion with those living and working where he grew up and now lives — the Spring Branch District. “Growing up [...]

Income Tax Myths & Facts – Small Business Owners’ Responsibilities

By |2018-08-22T08:31:46+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Business|

Saturday, August 25 10:30 am - 1:30 pm Tax Myths and Misconceptions Many individuals and small business owners are unaware of their tax responsibilities. Following are just a few of the misconceptions: My accountant is responsible for my business taxes; I do not need an EIN if my business is registered as a LLC; I [...]

Grandma Noodle Will Make You Feel Right at Home in Spring Branch

By |2018-08-31T18:51:39+00:00August 7th, 2018|Business, Business Spotlight, Residential|

Beef Bulgogi BiBimBob (before stirring) Our expert stirring the BiBimBob BiBimBob (after stirring) JjamPong (spicy seafood noodle soup) Kimchi pancake and vegetables by Dorothy Puch Lillig Blink and you might miss the sign on the corner of Hammerly Boulevard and Gessner Road letting you know you’ve found “Grandma [...]

‘Ride On In’ for a Drink at Cobble & Spoke in Spring Branch

By |2018-08-03T12:57:31+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Business, Business Spotlight, My Spring Branch, Residential|

by Dorothy Puch Lillig In the 19th and early 20th centuries, athletes sometimes drank beer to replenish water and minerals in the body. “Beer was the first sports drink,” says Kyle Steck, who today offers an array of beer choices to quench the thirst of both athletes and non-athletes alike at his new craft beer [...]

Centers for Entrepreneurship Small Business Happenings in July

By |2018-07-13T13:46:41+00:00July 8th, 2018|Business|

Federal Grants for Small Business Owners to Fund your Innovations! Thursday, July 12, 2018, 9:00pm-12:00pm, HCC Alief Hayes, 3rd Floor, Room A319 Did you know $2 billion to $2.5 billion is granted annually to support small business innovation? This SBIR workshop begins with some basics of the SBIR/STTR programs and then covers the process for [...]

Tres Amigos: Out of this World Tres Leches in Spring Branch — and Maybe Soon Beyond

By |2018-07-13T13:50:27+00:00June 28th, 2018|Business, Business Spotlight, Community, Residential|

by Dorothy Puch Lillig Tres leches cake The Spring Branch District’s newest “panadería” may be expanding to other areas soon. “Business has been great,” said Robert Dihu, partner in Tres Amigos Bakery, located at 10064 Long Point Rd., Houston, 77055. “The area is perfect for what we were looking for,” he added. “While having [...]

Thrive+: Out of the Shark Tank and ‘Thriving’ in the Spring Branch District

By |2018-07-13T13:50:28+00:00June 28th, 2018|Business, Business Spotlight, Residential|

by Dorothy Puch Lillig You may remember him from ABC's Shark Tank, where he pitched his product earlier this year. Houston area native Brooks Powell, founder of Thrive+ Health Inc., has a product he says mitigates the negative effects of alcohol. It works by reducing short-term alcohol withdrawal, replacing lost vitamins, and providing your liver [...]