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A Wonderland of Tea and Coffee in Spring Branch

2019-03-15T19:54:01-05:00March 15th, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

By Christina Autry Wonderland, Spring Branch District’s new trendy tea and coffee shop, gives customers a modern, fantastical garden vibe to enjoy along with their beverage. The greenery of the store nicely reflects the woodsy environment of the surrounding Spring Branch neighborhood. Wonderland’s soft opening period is coming to a close, and their grand opening [...]

Entrepreneurial Sisters Open Gym in Spring Branch

2019-03-13T22:23:15-05:00March 13th, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

Christina Autry Yoga Athletex, sitting directly above the Houston Skyline Juniors volleyball gym in Spring Branch, has a mission to help prevent sports-related injuries. Founded in January of 2017 by sisters Kaylan Evans and Patricia Bomar, Yoga Athletex seeks to provide the movement training that Kaylan thinks could have prevented her own injuries she suffered [...]

LA Fitness Opens in Spring Branch

2019-03-13T21:57:42-05:00March 13th, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

By Christina Autry The nationwide workout hub, LA Fitness, has opened its doors to the Spring Branch District community as of December 2018. Situated at N. Gessner and Kempwood, the opening of this new club marks the 23rd LA Fitness to open in the Houston area. This $10 million facility is the result of an [...]

Slowpokes Excited to Announce late 2019 Spring Branch Opening

2019-03-03T21:21:06-05:00March 1st, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

Slowpokes 8141 Long Point Road Houston’s local, quirky coffee and wine bar, Slowpokes, with locations in the Garden Oaks and Upper Kirby neighborhoods, is opening up shop in the future Spring Branch Village shopping center. This center is being redeveloped by Braun Enterprises, and expects to be full of exciting tenants by the end of [...]

Hidalgo Style Barbacoa in Spring Branch

2019-03-02T11:08:07-05:00February 26th, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

by Christina Autry Picking a table at El Hidalguense in the Spring Branch District becomes a bit more interesting than the usual “table or booth,” once you notice that each one features table-sized photographs from the restaurant’s namesake Mexican state, Hidalgo. Carlos Gonzalez (called Carlos Junior), owner of El Hidalguense, drew my attention to a [...]

Fire Up The Grill and Chill at Korea Garden

2019-02-26T17:25:18-05:00February 26th, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

by Christina Autry In the heart of Spring Branch District’s Koreatown sits Korea Garden, noticeable from the road by its distinctive Asian, stylized façade. A tiled roof, typical of Korean architecture, provides shade for visitors walking past painted walls and decorative wooden window frames. To the casual observer, the three characters painted on a wooden [...]

You Could Be Working at ‘The Ranch’

2019-02-23T15:39:06-05:00February 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, [...]