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Local non-profit helps families cope with COVID-19 loss

While the challenges of COVID-19 continuing to hit families across the country, Memorial Assistance Ministries (MAM), based in Spring Branch, has launched The Lost Loved One program to help families struggling with the loss of loved ones to the virus. The Greater Houston COVID-19 Recovery Fund, led by United Way of Greater Houston and the [...]

2020-11-20T18:23:50-06:00November 20th, 2020|Business, Business Spotlight, My Spring Branch|0 Comments

A Spring Branch success story expands to a “Roostar Factory”

They may have a second location in the Galleria area and a third in the works for the East End, but for Roostar Vietnamese Grill owners Ronnie and Linda Nguyen, Spring Branch will always be home. So, it made sense that Roostar’s newest venture, a commissary kitchen, would be located in the Spring Branch District [...]

2020-11-17T17:56:21-06:00November 17th, 2020|Business, Business Spotlight, My Spring Branch|0 Comments

Give Thanks and Stay Safe: Spring Branch Eateries Offer Thanksgiving To Go

As Thanksgiving and the holiday season approach, we reflect on a year that has been full of hardships and uncertainty. But, yet, one thing remains for certain: You gotta eat. And, while the CDC and local officials are asking everyone to modify their Thanksgiving plans to reduce the spread of COVID-19, that doesn’t mean [...]

2020-11-16T18:33:57-06:00November 16th, 2020|Business, Business Spotlight, My Spring Branch|0 Comments

Never mind sweater weather, bring on some coffee weather! 

We may have been experiencing a November with occasional highs in the 80s, but “FALLtastic” weather is inevitably around the corner. And, as every good caffeinator knows, cooler weather is coffeehouse weather! In the Spring Branch District, we’ve got your major chains like Starbucks and McDonald’s serving coffee of course, as well as smaller [...]

2020-11-12T06:41:42-06:00November 11th, 2020|Business, Business Spotlight, My Spring Branch|0 Comments

A Spring Branch soccer program reaches the national and international stage

What began as a group of fathers in the Spring Branch area looking for a soccer program with a higher level of skills development for boys and girls has turned into a nationally recognized soccer program that has sent teams to compete in tournaments in the Netherlands and England. The non-profit organization, founded in 2014, [...]

2020-11-13T09:27:28-06:00November 4th, 2020|Community, My Spring Branch|0 Comments

Fast and casual Thai outpost is a real bang

It has never occurred to me to think, “What this neighborhood really needs is an inexpensive fast casual Thai restaurant, ideally with a drive-thru,” but now that such exists, that nonexistent longing has been replaced with another thought. Namely --  “I don’t know how people get by without fast casual Thai restaurants with drive-thrus.” So [...]

2020-10-20T13:19:52-05:00November 2nd, 2020|Business, Business Spotlight, My Spring Branch|0 Comments

Longtime RV and welding shop is a path to a getaway

“I'm going home / And when I want to go home, I'm going mobile / Well I'm gonna find a home on wheels, see how it feels / Goin' mobile / Keep me moving…” — from the 1971 song “Going Mobile” by The Who As the COVID-19 pandemic extends into its ninth month, thoughts of [...]

2020-10-20T13:14:48-05:00November 2nd, 2020|Business, Business Spotlight, My Spring Branch|0 Comments
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