Women-owned 4J Brewing looks to future after surviving pandemic

Before 4J Brewing Company opened to the public in the Spring Branch District in March 2018, the “4Js" — sisters Jessica, Jackie, Joanna, and Jennifer — were making home-brewed beer in Spring Branch under the guidance of their father, Larry Edwards. “It was our dad-daughter time at the beginning. He taught us how to home brew. [...]

Buzz & Bites is all the buzz with sisters in charge

A few weeks after Buzz & Bites opened in the Spring Branch Management District late last summer, I took my teen-age daughter to the Blalock Road cafe for coffee and breakfast. We hadn’t been out much due to the pandemic, and it was a much-needed escape from boring home-brewed coffee and tea, usually sipped while [...]

Learning to ‘Connect Through Movement’ at Zócalo apartments

Le'Andre Douglas Growing up in Alief, Le’Andre Douglas said the first person he saw dance was his grandmother. “She was just bouncing and cooking,” he said, “and that’s as simple as that.” Now a nationally accomplished dancer and choreographer with a decade of professional dance experience, Douglas wants to bring the simple joy [...]

The Regis School develops “scholars and gentlemen” in Spring Branch

In the heart of Spring Branch is located the #2 private school in Houston for boys in grades K-8, according to the Houston Business Journal. In a part of the city known for highly rated schools, The Regis School of the Sacred Heart, 7330 Westview, does not take its high ranking for granted. The school [...]

Spring Branch’s prized schools include Magnolia School for girls

In fall 2019, young girls and their families in Spring Branch and surrounding areas were offered a new educational option with the opening of Magnolia School, a liberal arts school for grades 2-8. Magnolia School, one of several prized private schools in the Spring Branch Management District, is housed in the building on Long Point [...]

2021-05-03T08:01:16-05:00May 3rd, 2021|Community, Education, My Spring Branch|0 Comments

For Mother’s Day gifts, Spring Branch has unique offerings

It’s almost Mother’s Day! Still haven’t found that perfect gift for May 9? The Spring Branch District’s businesses and nonprofits have got you covered, no matter your mom’s interests or personality. Is she an animal lover? Since 1979, TWRC Wildlife Center has been committed to providing quality emergency care and rehabilitation for injured, ill, and orphaned wildlife. [...]

Restaurant owner returns to Spring Branch with spicy seafood and wings

The Spring Branch area is all abuzz about its new restaurants, including Bayou Seafood and Wings-Spring Branch at 10123 Hammerly. On the seasonal seafood list, this family-oriented eatery serves up the best crawfish I have ever had. Co-owner Tony Le relied on his more than 20 years of restaurant experience to open this location. “This [...]

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