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A Houston Art Institution with a Connection to Spring Branch

2019-11-22T18:35:12-06:00November 22nd, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

By Christina Autry On October 15th, Spring Branch resident and longtime art-lover Kelly Batterson signed on as the new Executive Director of Houston’s Bayou City Art Festival (BCAF). Batterson has hit the ground running, with October’s downtown festival in the rear-view mirror, and the Memorial Park event on the horizon for March.“ This is the [...]

Get Transported Into Your Favorite Movies at Marq’E Entertainment Center’s Movietopia

2019-11-22T14:24:11-06:00November 22nd, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

by Dorothy Puch Lillig If you loved the Instagrammable candy-covered world that was Candytopia at the Marq’E Entertainment Center, you’re in for another treat with Movietopia, now open in the same space for a limited time. As you enter, you’re told, “You got the part!” And, after a little introduction, you find yourself transported into [...]

World Catering Bakery: Catering to Spring Branch — and the Occasional Celebrity or President — for More Than 10 Years

2019-11-22T13:55:22-06:00November 22nd, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

by Dorothy Puch Lillig More than a decade ago, Chef Daniel Walsh and Pastry Chef Frances Walsh opened what is still one of the “best kept secrets” of the Spring Branch District — World Catering Bakery. In a quaint cafe on Silber, the chefs work hard to keep up with the cake trends [...]

Houston’s First Green Pest Control Company

2019-11-07T15:35:12-06:00November 7th, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

By Christina Autry As Houston’s first and only all-green pest control company, Natran blazes a trail in the industry by keeping bayou city homes, apartments, and commercial spaces pest-free, without the use of harmful chemicals. Based out of the Spring Branch District, Natran rids customers of bug and rodent infestations across the greater Houston area. [...]

Spring Branch’s Hottest New Burger Joint

2019-10-11T07:33:38-05:00October 11th, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

By Christina Autry Perusing the oversized menu displayed behind the patient cashier, you methodically weigh your options. “Do I want Angus beef or chicken?” you ask yourself first, before diving into the far more difficult task of sorting out which vegetable and condiment combination best suit your present cravings. Lunch can be a serious business, [...]

Artistic Inspiration in the Spring Branch District

2019-11-09T09:12:30-06:00October 10th, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

By Christina Autry Landauer Art has been a Spring Branch artistic institution since mother-daughter duo Caryn and Ruth Landauer established their business twenty-one years ago. Specializing in abstract art, the Landauer artists create expressive pieces in acrylic, watercolor, ink, pastel, wood, mixed media and more, according to the needs of their customers. “I love creating [...]

Pho Huy: Your Next International Breakfast Spot

2019-10-10T14:24:10-05:00October 10th, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

By Christina Autry Pho Huy’s popularity in the Spring Branch District for the past ten years goes to show that it is possible to grab a tasty bowl of Vietnamese pho outside of the Little Saigon area of Houston. Although Spring Branch is renowned for its Korean BBQ, it wouldn’t be Houston without a great [...]