Local Visual Artists: Apply to be an Artist-in-Residence at Zócalo in the Spring Branch District

2019-08-07T18:25:32-05:00August 7th, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight, Residential|

Applications Accepted Aug. 15 to Sept. 15 by Dorothy Puch Lillig The newly remodeled Zócalo Apartments in the Spring Branch District feature two full-building-scale murals by Houston artist, Anat Ronen. The colorful parrots and hummingbird pop against otherwise plain brick walls. The murals are stunning, but the apartment complex owners aren’t stopping there. Starting this [...]

Small Business Success Series by HCC – Five 1-Day Workshops

2019-08-02T19:06:12-05:00August 2nd, 2019|Business|

Saturdays, 8/24, 9/14, 10/5, 10/19, 11/2, 8:30am-4:30pm, HCC Alief Hayes, Room A319 The series is specifically developed for entrepreneurs who are either planning to start a business, in the early stages of launch, or planning to grow their business. There are five 1-day workshops held on Saturday’s from 8:30-4:30 pm throughout Fall 2019. Topics: 8/24 [...]

Highly Anticipated Warehouse 72 Opens in the Spring Branch District

2019-07-30T08:12:07-05:00July 30th, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

by Dorothy Puch Lillig Just mention Spaghetti Warehouse, and people smile and bring up their fond memories from the past, says Doug Pak, owner of the shuttered Houston restaurant, which was located in Houston’s Market Square Historic District and closed due to flooding from Hurricane Harvey. Spaghetti Warehouse was a “place of celebrations,” Pak said. [...]

Taiwanese Bubble Tea in Spring Branch: Tila’s Teahouse

2019-07-28T20:31:03-05:00July 28th, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

By Christina Autry Squeezed into a retro, blue and white strip mall at the corner of Long Point and Blalock is one of Spring Branch’s few sources of boba tea: Tila’s Teahouse. With advertisements on the windows in both English and Spanish, boldly displaying their offerings of “Milk Tea Tapioca” or “Te Con Leche y [...]

Food for the Seoul

2019-07-28T15:21:48-05:00July 28th, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

By Christina Autry On a road renowned city-wide for its Korean cuisine sits Seoul Garden, one of many pearls on a strand that is Long Point Road. Since the 1980’s, Long Point has become a hub for authentic Korean food, and the go-to destination for the ever-popular Korean BBQ. After all, what Texan doesn’t love [...]

Invitation to Maquiladora Luncheon/Forum, Aug. 8

2019-07-15T20:58:20-05:00July 15th, 2019|Business|

The recent international trade dispute between the U.S. and China is causing international manufacturers to reconsider changes to their supply chain. Furthermore, the new NAFTA or the United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) has been signed and is undergoing the approval process. Thanks to these two concerns, we are partnering up with a superb panel [...]

Texas-Made, Gourmet Burgers with Spring Branch Roots

2019-07-01T15:33:49-05:00July 1st, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

By Christina Autry Meeting in Buff Burger’s Spring Branch office and commissary kitchen, I carved out time from Sara Burden’s fast-paced behind-the-scenes schedule to talk about how her business got started. Sara and her husband Paul, who goes by “Buff,” are the owners and operators of Houston’s three Buff Burger locations, focused on providing fine [...]