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You Could Be Working at ‘The Ranch’

By |2019-02-13T11:18:14+00:00February 13th, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

Texas-style Coworking Space Opening This Week in the Spring Branch District by Dorothy Puch Lillig Freelancers, professionals and small businesses looking for a cost-effective, feature-rich office space will find a new option starting this week at a new Texan-inspired environment equipped with leading-edge amenities in the Spring Branch District. The Ranch, located at 1220 Blalock, [...]

Spring Branch’s Tex-Mex Roots

By |2019-02-10T11:27:47+00:00February 5th, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight, Residential|

By Christina Autry “If you were to visit La Plaza for the first time, you’d be expecting a Mexican-themed restaurant, but when you walk in here, it’s not that at all,” laughs Elizabeth Villarreal, daughter of La Plaza owner Valdemar Villarreal. Eating here takes you back in time to Spring Branch of the 1960’s, in [...]

Mystery Room Houston – Spring Branch

By |2019-01-31T13:44:52+00:00January 31st, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

By Christina Autry “Be alert – solve the puzzles – find the clues – the curse is real!” The final, static-filled words of Dr. Jones task your group with locating the lost archaeologists and the Egyptian treasure they sought before they disappeared. Together, can your team muster up the logic and creativity needed to complete [...]

Throwing ‘Tantrums’ Is Good Business in the Spring Branch District

By |2019-01-24T10:39:17+00:00January 24th, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

by Dorothy Puch Lillig Ever have one of those days when you feel like you just want to smash something? Is it any day that ends in “y?” You might need to visit Tantrums, LLC, in the Spring Branch District, where for five, 10 or 15 minutes, depending on your needs and/or budget, you can [...]

Tapioca Place: Spontaneous Purchase in Spring Branch Leads to Special Partnership

By |2019-01-17T12:54:33+00:00January 17th, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight, Residential|

by Dorothy Puch Lillig You might say Samantha Le jumped into purchasing Tapioca Place in the Spring Branch District as quickly as, let’s say, one might order a bubble tea. She was meeting a friend at the shop on Hammerly Boulevard and heard it was for sale, got a price and thought, “Why not?” That [...]

Luck O’ The Spring Branch District Landing New Irish Bar ‘Hugh O’Connors’

By |2018-12-12T17:25:10+00:00December 12th, 2018|Business, Business Spotlight|

by Dorothy Puch Lillig When news of Houston’s The Gorgeous Gael bar closing hit social media, the response ranged from the expected: “Oh no! I’m sorry to see you go,” to downright dramatic: “There is a dark cloud looming over Rice Village.” Rice Village’s loss is the Spring Branch District’s gain as the owners of [...]

Spring Branch Burger Shack: Simply Over-The-Top Burgers in the Spring Branch District

By |2018-10-25T13:19:45+00:00October 26th, 2018|Business, Business Spotlight, Residential|

by Dorothy Puch Lillig If you're one of those people who can’t decide if you’re craving breakfast or lunch, a doughnut or a burger, a pizza or falafel, Spring Branch Burger Shack is your place. From the Clay Road burger (a freshly grilled patty on an everything bagel) to the Murray Bay Street burger (a [...]