The ‘wow’ experience: Warehouse 72 gets creative with special events and entertainment

In just one month at the Spring Branch District’s Warehouse 72 restaurant, you can gather with friends to play some trivia, join girlfriends to make flower crowns, paint art and sip wine with neighbors, enjoy a strolling magic show as part of daddy-daughter date night or network during happy hour. And, of course, you can [...]

Polish Food Store serves up an abundance of Easter tastes and traditions

What will the Easter Bunny bring you this year? Whether you are young or young at heart, you may envision a colorful basket stuffed to the brim with decorated eggs, marshmallow chicks, chocolates and pastel stuffed toys. But if you’re of Polish descent, your basket may look at little different. It may also smell a [...]

A menu seasoned by the labor and love of five generations

"Val" Villareal with daughters, from left, Elizabeth, Maria and Michelle. There aren’t too many restaurants in the Houston area that can boast work by five generations of family members. But Valdemar “Val” Villareal’s La Plaza Restaurant, at 1803 Bingle Road in the heart of Spring Branch, is such a wonder. Valdemar’s father Roberto [...]

HortiProcess: Bringing Colombian coffees and fruits to Spring Branch 

Horti: Of or relating to the cultivation of plants; such as, fruits, vegetables, flowers, or ornamental plants in a garden. Process: A series of actions or steps taken in order to achieve a particular end. HortiProcess: A Spring Branch District business perfectly blending the two into a growing business. Located on the southwestern edge of [...]

2021-02-26T16:44:53-06:00February 26th, 2021|Business, Business Spotlight, My Spring Branch|0 Comments

Maker of in-demand camping modules finds breathing space in Spring Branch

With a little NASA-inspired ingenuity, TAXA Outdoors takes camping to a level that is “out of this world.” TAXA Outdoors founder and CEO Garrett Finney was a senior space architect for NASA prior to joining forces with TAXA Outdoors President Divya Brown to turn their passion for the outdoors into a successful business. TAXA manufactures [...]

2021-03-06T16:26:29-06:00February 22nd, 2021|Business, Business Spotlight, My Spring Branch|0 Comments

Black History Month profile: Spring Branch ISD’s Bryan Williams looks to history, including his own

Dr. Bryan Williams Influenced by many people on his path in the education profession, Bryan Williams, community superintendent for Spring Branch ISD, credits his professional and personal successes to “the village” of amazing mentors who guided and believed in him. The Kansas City native and sixth in the family of nine children shared [...]

2021-02-13T23:33:36-06:00February 11th, 2021|Business, Community, My Spring Branch|0 Comments

‘Bravo’ to Spring Branch’s Very Own Independent Rental Owner of the Year

Amelia Apartments As the property manager for three Blue Star apartments, Ramon Nunez of Bravo Capital Management has already been revered as someone who makes the Spring Branch District a great place to call home. Now he and his team are being honored city-wide. Recently, the Houston Apartment Association named Nunez and his [...]

2021-02-04T17:01:24-06:00February 4th, 2021|Business, Community, My Spring Branch|0 Comments
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