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Social Motion Skills, Inc.: ‘Aspiring’ to Empower Youth with Special Needs

2020-09-17T10:00:05-05:00September 17th, 2020|Business, Business Spotlight|

by Dorothy Puch Lillig It is an understatement to say that the coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on various aspects of our lives. For many, COVID-19 has exacerbated anxiety they may have already had, particularly for children and young adults with special needs. By following social distancing and safety guidelines, the Spring Branch District’s Social [...]

The Fritz Kennel: Dedicated to Spring Branch and Its Pets

2020-09-17T09:50:58-05:00September 17th, 2020|Business, Business Spotlight|

by Dorothy Puch Lillig Pat Clynes says he has always had a passion for dogs. The former Marine and military police K-9 instructor decided to pursue that passion as a business after retiring from a career in the energy industry. In July 2013, Clynes purchased what had started as the TLC Regency Kennels (opened in [...]

Zócalo Artist Residency Announces 2021-2022 Open Call

2020-09-10T15:57:25-05:00September 10th, 2020|Business, Business Spotlight|

Deadline is October 26  by Dorothy Puch Lillig Attention area artists! The application cycle for the second annual Zócalo Artist-in Residency Program (ZAIR) is now open and closes Oct. 26 at midnight. U.S.-based artists and artist teams interested in deepening or developing a community-engaged practice are welcome to apply. Located on the residential campus of Zócalo Apartments in the Spring Branch District, three residency positions are available including two 6-month and a [...]

Eurasia Fusion Sushi

2020-09-04T14:48:38-05:00September 4th, 2020|Business, Business Spotlight|

Self-taught chef and EurAsia Fusion owner Sushi Jorge Liao was a long way from his native Panama years ago when his Chinese-born wife persuaded him to give sushi a try for the first time. “We were in China,” he remembers. “She told me it was raw fish and offered me some salmon,” And I told [...]

Simply Greek Now Also Home to Not-So-Simple Top Dog

2020-08-14T12:05:20-05:00August 14th, 2020|Business, Business Spotlight|

by Dorothy Puch Lillig It starts off “simply” enough at Simply Greek in the Spring Branch District. The menu is divided into Simply Salads, Simply Pizzas and Simply Platters. It’s at Simply Greek Pitas when your choices get, well, a little involved. There’s a traditional gyro pita and a grilled chicken pita but, if that’s [...]

Lose Yourself in a Rare or Used Book from Becker’s Books

2020-08-08T11:27:45-05:00August 8th, 2020|Business, Business Spotlight|

Call In or E-mail Your Book Request Today by Dorothy Puch Lillig The shelves at Becker’s Books on Westview Drive lend themselves to hours and hours of perusing. Like sirens, they lure bibliophiles who may come in with particular books in mind and then leave with an armload they didn’t know they even needed but [...]

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