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Cooking up Success in Spring Branch ISD

2020-03-30T16:39:24-05:00March 30th, 2020|Business, Business Spotlight|

By Christina Autry “Most days I wear a full chef outfit. Many of my kids are excited to come to school every day just because they know they’ll be cooking,” says Juliet Peterson, Culinary Arts and Hospitality and Tourism teacher at Spring Woods Middle School. Peterson has dedicated the past ten years to opening up [...]

New Coffee Oasis in Spring Branch

2020-03-30T16:33:55-05:00March 30th, 2020|Business, Business Spotlight|

By Christina Autry In February, Slowpokes Coffee opened its third location in Spring Branch, a decision that Juan Carlos Rubiralta said has been long-anticipated. “It’s an awesome neighborhood,” Rubiralta says. “We saw a lot of similarities between Spring Branch and our Garden Oaks setting, which we love. Lots of development happening, good schools, friendly neighbors. [...]

Stay Connected — From a Distance — With City Flowers

2020-03-27T15:52:29-05:00March 27th, 2020|Business, Business Spotlight|

by Dorothy Puch Lillig Want to let your family and friends know you miss them during this time of physical distancing? You can text, call or schedule a Zoom meeting. Or, you can make it more special and, well,  say it with flowers. The Spring Branch District’s City Flowers is still fulfilling online orders with [...]

Spring Branch Restaurants and Bars Shift Business Practices Amidst Pandemic

2020-03-19T21:09:23-05:00March 19th, 2020|Business, Business Spotlight|

By Dorothy Puch Lillig The owner of The Branch in the Spring Branch District summed it up best: “Life turns on a dime, Branchachos.” Just last week, on March 9, Kyle Pierson announced he was closing his establishment at 7710 Long Point Road every Monday to bring a group to Houston’s Chinatown for dinner as [...]

Dental Design Studios: A Gem in the Big City

2020-03-02T17:46:02-06:00March 2nd, 2020|Business, Business Spotlight|

By Christina Autry The blue-painted brick dental practice of Dr. Ivis Hernandez looks like it was taken from a movie set. Its front door wears a white tooth cut-out above its mail slot, and the awning overhead displays a white tooth outline, and the word DENTIST. The office shares a wall with a realtor’s building, [...]

Texas-style Co-Working Space Now Offering Shared Studio for Fitness Pros

2020-02-23T13:00:51-06:00February 23rd, 2020|Business, Business Spotlight|

Are you a personal trainer, yoga instructor or other type of fitness professional? Need a place to bring your clients? With the new Ranch Studio, you can run your fitness business without breaking the bank, especially if you take advantage of an early bird discount now being offered. At the Ranch Studio, located at the [...]

El Ultimo Tacos (The Name Says It All)

2020-02-06T19:30:57-06:00February 6th, 2020|Business, Business Spotlight|

By Christina Autry Unexpectedly thrown into the world of tacos, Federico Montano found himself at the wheel and grill of what became Spring Branch’s famous El Ultimo taco truck. “I was never a cook; I was a truck driver. My cousin was a cook. Twelve years ago, he convinced me to start this with him,” [...]