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Magnol French Baking: A ‘True’ French Bakery in the Spring Branch District

2019-12-18T21:13:57-06:00December 18th, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

Early Success Leads to Plans for Satellite Bakeries by Dorothy Puch Lillig “Beguiling” may not be the most obvious adjective for tarts from a local bakery but then Magnol French Baking isn’t your usual local bakery. With much fanfare, Spring Branch’s Magnol French Baking opened in Spring 2019 as a wholesale and retail bakery. When [...]

Year-End Giving

2019-12-18T21:07:25-06:00December 18th, 2019|Community|

As the end of the year approaches, consider supporting some of the Spring Branch District’s nonprofit organizations as part of your year-end giving. Spring Branch Family Development Center Serving thousands of Houstonians each year, the Spring Branch Family Development Center (SBFDC) exists to enhance the well-being and development of the families of Spring Branch through [...]

East Spring Branch Food Pantry — Spring Branch’s ‘Good Neighbor’

2019-12-18T20:58:03-06:00December 18th, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

For the last six years, the East Spring Branch Food Pantry has been awarded the “Good Neighbor Award” by the Spring Branch Independent School District and, in 2015, the pantry received the Bandini Award for being the best food pantry by the Houston Food Bank. A recent expansion helps the food pantry be an even [...]

Lift Weights and Your Mood at Blink Fitness

2019-12-18T19:43:01-06:00December 18th, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

By Christina Autry With a new year on the horizon, Houstonians are no doubt considering their fitness and health resolutions. For beginners, even after taking the crucial first step and joining a gym, figuring out how to best use the equipment for your goals can be intimidating. Especially when comparing yourself to the evidently professional [...]

Highly-anticipated BORI Brings Elevated Korean BBQ Experience to Spring Branch

2019-12-18T19:38:32-06:00December 18th, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

By Dorothy Puch Lillig If there is one thing the owners of BORI in Houston are good at, besides serving up delicious elevated Korean barbecue, it’s building anticipation. It was a year ago on Dec. 14, 2018, when it was made “Facebook official” that BORI was “coming soon,” posted along with #thebestkoreanbbq. Spring Branch District [...]

Marq’E Center’s Soccer Hub is Houston’s Newest Soccer Training and Party Zone

2019-12-18T19:31:44-06:00December 18th, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

The unpredictable Houston weather can put a cramp in any aspiring soccer player’s training schedule. A new training facility at Houston’s Marq’E Entertainment Centre solves this problem. With a FIFA-certified futsal field, Soccer Hub Houston is a great option for individual soccer training, team events and even youth and adult leagues. Soccer Hub first opened [...]