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Premier Pool and Spas

9720 Coit Road
Plano, TX

Now Open

Premier Pools and Spa's newest showroom is now open at 9720 Coit Road. Using contractors and professionals, the custom swimming pool company specializes in constructing inground pools of all sizes based on the client's yard size, vision and budget. 214-620-1044. www.ppas.com

Luna Grill

5505 Colleyville Blvd
Colleyville, TX

Now Open

Luna Grill, a fast-casual restaurant, opened in July at 5505 Colleyville Blvd., Ste. 100, Colleyville. Menu items include wraps, salads, burgers, kebabs and desserts. Various menu items are made with natural ingredients or to meet vegetarian and vegan needs. 682-325-4336. www.lunagrill.com

Overstock RV

656 CR 234
Georgetown, TX

Now Open

Overstock RV opened Feb. 9 at 656 CR 234. The store offers factory-direct travel trailers, toy haulers, truck campers, fifth-wheels and park trailers that are built to order as well as servicing, which includes the ability to add handicap modifications. 888-687-1665. www.overstockrv.com

Treble

2400 Webberville Road
Austin, TX

Relocations

Media and public relations group Treble will open Sept. 1 at 2400 Webberville Road, Ste. C-200, after closing its Fifth Street office. Treble represents venture-backed technology and health care startups and a variety of other enterprises and companies. 
512-485-3016. www.treblepr.com

Del Frisco's Grille

7200 Bishop Road
Plano, TX 75024

Now Open

Del Frisco's Grille opened June 19 at 7200 Bishop Road, Ste. D9, in the Shops at Legacy. The restaurant marks the Southlake-based company's 18th location. The classic American bar and grill concept offers handcrafted drinks with modern twists on American classics with a blend of u nicely fused cuisines. 469-661-8012. www.delfriscosgrille.com

Edward Jones

3420 FM 967
Buda, TX

Now Open

Edward Jones, 3420 FM 967, Ste. B-108, Buda, opened July 20. Financial adviser Matthew Raves provides retirement and education planning as well as tax-efficient strategies for clients. 512-523-8240. www.edwardjones.com. Twitter: @edwardjones

Cedar Park Optometry

715 Discovery Blvd
Cedar Park, TX

Anniversaries

Cedar Park Optometry, located at 715 Discovery Blvd., Ste. 111, Cedar Park, celebrated its 15th anniversary in late spring. The business offers eye exams, glasses and contact lenses and can treat eye injuries. Saturday appointments are available. 512-260-2100. www.cedarparkoptometry.com

MadiLynn's Boarding and Grooming

26040 Dobbin Hufsmith Road
Magnolia, TX

Now Open

Owner Melissa Hardee opened MadiLynn’s Boarding & Grooming in April at 26040 Dobbin Hufsmith Road, Magnolia. The business offers grooming and bathing services for cats and dogs as well as overnight boarding. 281-259-7259. www.madilynnsboardandgroom.com

Cypress Station Car Wash

9305 Spring Cypress Road, Spring,
Spring, Tx

Now Open

Cypress Station Car Wash opened its fifth Houston location at 9305 Spring Cypress Road, Spring, on June 22. It offers full service washes, wheel treatment, tire and exterior trim dressing, an express monthly membership as well as interior cleaning options. 281-256-4080. www.cypressstationcarwash.net

Tandoory Taco

8549 Gaylord Parkway
Frisco, TX

Anniversaries

Tandoory Taco at 8549 Gaylord Parkway is celebrating its one-year anniversary in April. The fast-casual restaurant serves tacos with Indian and Mexican flavors. 214-494-4190. www.tandoorytaco.com

Luminary Coffee & Tea

1316 Bournewood Drive
Sugar Land, TX

Now Open

Luminary Coffee & Tea opened July 9 at 1316 Bournewood Drive, Sugar Land. The business is a craft coffee roaster that provides and prepares fresh roasted bags of coffee and loose leaf tea from around the world, including Colombia, Kenya and Yemen. The facility is primarily geared to offer small-batch coffee roasting and is only open to the public on Thursdays. www.luminarycoffeeandtea.com

Red Spoon Sushi and Asian Cuisine

7447 Hillcrest Road
Frisco, TX

Name Change

Red Spoon Asian Bistro began operating under new management in July with a new concept and is now called Red Spoon Sushi and Asian Cuisine. The restaurant, located at 7447 Hillcrest Road, Ste. 104, now focuses more on sushi and other international dishes. The restaurant also offers delivery. 214-494-4465. www.redspoonsushi.com

Superior Gun Care

2608 K Ave.
Plano, TX 75074

Now Open

Superior Gun Care held its grand opening Aug. 8 at 2608 K Ave., Ste. 103. Using ultrasonic technology, the shop specializes in deep-cleaning handguns, rifles, revolvers and other weapons. 214-919-0200. www.superiorguncare.com

Brandcave

2111 N Austin Ave
Georgetown, TX

Now Open

Cody Miles and Mike Rodgers opened Brandcave at 2111 N. Austin Ave., Ste. 7201, in February. The digital solutions company offers video production, Web development, graphic design and search engine optimization services for clients. 800-561-8790. www.brandcave.co

European Wax Center

8300 N. RR 620
Austin, TX

Now Open

European Wax Center opened May 1 in the Trails at 620 II shopping center, 8300 N. RR 620, Bldg. K, Ste. 202, in Austin. The salon offers waxing services and products for women and men. 512-336-9291. ww.waxcenter.com

Pro Nutrition

1251 Pin Oak Road
Katy, TX

Now Open

Pro Nutrition opened its first location at 1251 Pin Oak Road, Ste. 125, on April 10. The store sells fitness accessories and health food. Products include protein powders, amino acids, protein bars for post-workout recovery and other edible items. 832-437-2165.

JaMis

12621 Hwy. 105 W.
Conroe, Texas

Now Open

JaMi’s opened for its sixth year for homecoming season Aug. 25 at 12621 Hwy. 105 W., Ste. 103A, Conroe. The shop specializes in custom homecoming mums and offers mum supplies. Premade mums are also available. 713-907-1997. www.jamismums.com

PizzaRev

200 University Blvd.
Round Rock, TX

Anniversaries

PizzaRev at 200 University Blvd., Ste. 640, in Round Rock celebrates its first anniversary Aug. 17. The restaurant serves salads and one-size pizza with unlimited toppings. On Aug. 17 the company will sell pizzas for $5. Hours are Mon.-Sun. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. 512-869-2321. www.pizzarev.com

Texas Nails and Music

6501 S Congress Ave
Austin, TX

Coming Soon

Texas Nails & Music will officially open in September at 6501 S. Congress Ave., Ste. 2-207. Owner Anabelia Berglie said the local “medi-spa” had a soft opening Aug. 10 and offers manicures and pedicures. 512-383-8702. www.txnailsmusic.com

The Townsend

718 Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78701

Now Open

New cocktail bar The Townsend opened July 2, offering cocktails, small plates and live music. The space at 718 Congress Ave. offers a high-end feel with rotating art pieces and installations. Penumbrel Strategies, the ownership team behind the project, plans to open The Thompson Room, a second-floor private event space with a bar, in October. 512-887-8778. www.thetownsendaustin.com

Austin Holistic Fitness

209 E Ben White Blvd
Austin, TX

Relocations

Austin Holistic Fitness, at 209 E. Ben White Blvd., will relocate to 3530 Bee Cave Road, Ste. 101, on Sept. 1. The Ben White location, formerly known as 10 RM Fitness, will be closed to the public on Aug. 24. Owner Jeremy Robinson said Austin Holistic Fitness offers personal training, coaching, education, massages and other services to create a holistic health and fitness program. 512-878-9401. www.austinholisticfitness.com

CrossFit Hippo

1507 Ricefield Drive
Houston, TX

Now Open

CrossFit Hippo opened in June at 1507 Ricefield Drive, Ste. 216, Houston. CrossFit Hippo trainers host CrossFit classes for beginners and athletes with the goal of helping participants get in shape and improving individual strength and endurance levels. 281-206-7066. www.crossfithippo.com

Figaro's Pizza and Pub


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Coming Soon

Jeff Harper said he plans to open Figaro’s Pizza and Pub at the corner of Wonder World and Corporate Drives in San Marcos in March. The restaurant will feature a full bar and patio. It will serve gourmet pizza, calzones, wings, burgers, craft beers and wine as well as take-and-bake options. www.figaros.com

Finley's Barber Shop

6555 Burnet Road
Austin, TX

Coming Soon

Finley’s Barber Shop will open its fifth Austin location Aug. 28 at 6555 Burnet Road. The shop is open seven days per week for head shaves, haircuts, waxing, shoe shines, straight-razor shaves, color treatments and hot-towel services. A location at Lamar Union shopping center along South Lamar Boulevard is slated to open in November. 512-351-8090. www.finleysformen.com

AMC Willowbrook 24

17145 Hwy. 249
Houston, Tx

Renovations

Renovations wrapped up in June at AMC Willowbrook 24 at 17145 Hwy. 249, Houston. Auditoriums now feature plush recliners, and guests can reserve specific seats when purchasing tickets online. The location also features a new prime theater auditorium with a larger screen, laser projection, better sound quality and vibrating leather recliners. Other new features include an expanded food menu and a new bar and lounge area where guests can order…

Lone Star Furniture


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Coming Soon

Lone Star Furniture will open in Montgomery in mid-October on Hwy. 105 near the Sunrise Ranch subdivision. Matthew and Yezi Erickson own the rustic furniture chain that has two other Texas locations: one in Crosby and another in Alvin. The store features hardwood Western-style furniture, mattresses and rustic home decorations. An address has not been formalized for the location as of press time. www.lonestarrusticfurniture.com

Papa Murphy's Pizza

20710 Kuykendahl Road, Ste. F, Spring.
Spring, Tx

Papa Murphy’s Pizza opened a new location in late June at 20710 Kuykendahl Road, Ste. F, Spring. Papa Murphy’s own Take ‘N’ Bake concept allows customers to build their pizza with fresh ingredients and take it home to bake it themselves. The growing pizza chain offers distinctive pizza types, such as chicken Mediterranean and chicken bacon artichoke as well as steak toppings. 281-907-7272. www.papamurphys.com

UT-Physicians at The Vintage

102 Vintage Park Blvd
Houston, Tx

Now Open

UT Physicians opened an EP Heart clinic July 15 at 102 Vintage Park Blvd., Bldg. L, Ste. E, Houston. EP Heart clinics focus on treating patients with cardiac arrhythmias and abnormal heart rhythms. As a single specialty clinic, the Vintage Park clinic specializes in cardiac electrophysiology. www.utphysicians.com

The Joint

1041 E. Southlake Blvd.
Southlake, TX

Coming Soon

The Joint, a chiropractic care office, will open in September at 1041 E. Southlake Blvd., Southlake. Offering affordable alternative health care, The Joint provides services for patients seeking ongoing wellness and relief from chronic pain. www.thejoint.com

Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden

79 Rainey St.
Austin, TX 78701

Expansions

Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden is undergoing expansion at 79 and 81 Rainey St. to include a new outdoor porch area and a larger kitchen with higher serving capacity. Another building next door is also in the works, according to site plans submitted to the city. Further details of the project have not been released. 512-386-1656. www.bangersaustin.com

Stella's

304 S. Main St., Ste. 101
Buda, TX

Coming Soon

Lisa and DJ Sartorio will open Stella’s, 304 S. Main St., Ste. 101, Buda, in September. The consignment boutique will offer gently worn designer clothes for women of all ages and sizes as well as shoes, jewelry, scarves and accessories. 708-374-2536.

The Shack

312 Commerce Street
Magnolia, TX

Coming Soon

Owner Joe Duong is expected to open his third location of popular burger joint The Shack in October at the Yellow House, 312 Commerce St., Magnolia. The Shack offers a familyfriendly atmosphere with a variety of specialty burgers made fresh to order that range from $8 to $12 as well as a selection of craft beer. The Shack operates two other locations in Cypress at 16602 Cypress Rosehill Road and…

Spring Pearl Dental

24504 Kuykendahl Road
Tomball, Tx

Now Open

Spring Pearl Dental opened its doors at 24504 Kuykendahl Road, Tomball, on Aug. 10. The dentistry takes a patient-centered approach and focuses on preventative care. Spring Pearl Dental offers general dentistry and family care as well as dentures and other services. 281-651-2782. www.springpearldental.com

St. David's Georgetown Hospital

2000 Scenic Dr
Georgetown, TX

In The News

St. David’s Georgetown Hospital at 2000 Scenic Drive named Michael Lopez as its chief nursing officer in August. Prior to joining St. David’s, Lopez served as the associate chief nursing officer at South Austin Medical Center for two years. He will provide executive leadership to the nursing team at St. David’s in his new role, which he started Aug. 3. www.stdavids.com

Arcades4Home

100 Precision Drive, Ste. 302
Buda, TX

Now Open

Imran Acosta opened Arcades4Home, 100 Precision Drive, Ste. 302, Buda, on Aug. 10. The 1,500-square-foot facility serves as a distribution center for its custom-made arcade machines, which includes games from the 1980s to the present. The business also has an arcade floor in downtown Lockhart where customers can play a variety of games, including Skee-Ball and pinball. 512-808-0512. www.arcades4home.com

Holy Mountain

617 E. Seventh St.
Austin, TX 78701

Closings

After almost three years in business, music venue Holy Mountain, 617 E. Seventh St., announced it will close in September. The last concert is currently scheduled for Sept. 16. Live music acts perform Tuesday through Sunday with stand-up comedy each Monday. www.holymountainaustin.com

Family Friends Veterinary Hospital

3245 Main St.
Frisco, TX

Now Open

Family Friends Veterinary Hospital opened Feb. 26 at 3245 Main St., Ste. 265. The full-service animal hospital offers routine examinations, vaccinations, spaying/neutering, surgery and dietary plans. Dogs, cats and exotic animals are treated. The veterinary hospital is having an open house from 1-4 p.m. April 25. 469-225-5885. www.familyfriendsvets.com

Eye Level Learning Center

4900 Eldorado Parkway
McKinney, TX

Now Open

Located at 4900 Eldorado Parkway, Ste. 116, the Eye Level Learning Center held its open house March 21. The learning center uses individualized curriculum to help its students better understand math and English. 214-558-3945. www.eyelevelmckinneysouth.com

The Ivy League

130 Vintage Blvd Ste 130-D
Houston, TX 77070

Anniversaries

The Ivy League, a men’s fashion store located at 130 Vintage Park Blvd., Ste. 130-D, Houston, is celebrating its first anniversary in early August. The men’s retailer sells business and casual wear as well as items for beach weddings, or denim-relaxed sporting events for fashion-forward men. 832-559-3535. www.facebook.com/theivyleaguemensshop

South Grove by Meritage Homes

11310 Birlandier Ct
Austin, TX

Now Open

South Grove by Meritage Homes opened its model home at 11310 Birlandier Court on Aug. 8. The development consists of 49 homesites under construction, with homes in the $267,000-$312,000 range. 877-275-6374. www.meritagehomes.com/austin

Tex-Star Rentals

20160 FM 1488
Magnolia, TX

Relocations

Tex-Star Rentals relocated from 40950 FM 1774, Magnolia, to 20160 FM 1488, Magnolia, in May. The business rents tools, generators and pressure washers along with construction equipment, such as backhoes, jackhammers and forklifts. 281-259-6200. www.texstarrentals.com

Whole Nutrition

6205 Coit Road
Plano, TX 75024

Now Open

Whole Nutrition opened June 27 at 6205 Coit Road, Ste. 316. The shop offers supplements for wellness, health and sports sold in-store and with free shipping online. Free diet plans are also available. 972-898-7600.

Cafe Yolly

12129 RM 620
Austin, TX

Relocations

Coffee and frozen yogurt shop Caffe Yolly will open in May at 12129 RM 620, Ste. 102, Austin, in the Lake Creek Square shopping center. The cafe sells handmade yogurt and locally roasted coffee and was previously located at 14900 Avery Ranch Blvd., Ste. A-300, Austin. 512-468-5575. www.caffeyolly.com

Georgetown Paintball

1001 Bonnet Ln
Georgetown, TX

Closings

Georgetown Paintball, a family-friendly paintball center located at 1001 Bonnet Lane, has closed. The business opened in March 2014.

Junior Athletic Golf Academy

2855 Exchange Blvd.
Southlake, TX

Now Open

A division of the Jeff Isler Golf Program, the Junior Athletic Golf Academy, opened in July at 2855 Exchange Blvd., Ste. 200, Southlake. The academy offers golfers ages 6-12 the opportunity to develop athletically, and learn more about golf. 817-488-8111. www.jrgolfathletes.com

Panera Bread

1050 W University Ave
Georgetown, TX

Coming Soon

John Oudt, CEO of Texas Restaurant Group, said the company's Panera Bread franchise at 1050 W. University Ave. is expected to open in late July. The restaurant serves soups, salads, sandwiches and items from its bakery. TRG has plans to open several other Panera Bread locations throughout Central Texas. www.panera.com

Starbucks

718 Hwy. 79,
Hutto, TX

Now Open

Starbucks opened July 28 at 718 Hwy. 79, Ste. 400. Starbucks is an international coffee chain offering a selection of drinks such as lattes, frappucinos and espresso as well as sandwiches, pastries and baked goods. Wi-Fi is available at all Starbucks locations. This is the first Starbucks in Hutto. Hours are Sun.-Thu. 5 a.m.-10 p.m. and Fri.-Sat. 5 a.m.-11 p.m. www.starbucks.com

Parkside Endodontists

10001 S IH 35 Frontage Rd
Austin, TX

Now Open

Parkside Endodontics opened Aug. 10 at 10001 S. I-35, Ste. 350. Formerly a dental practice, the new business is now run by owner Dr. Jason Shroyer. It offers endodontics and accepts most insurance, including Medicaid and CHIP. 512-280-1216. www.parkside-endodontics.com

Nature School of Austin

6030 W Hwy 290
Austin, TX

Now Open

Local preschool Nature School of Austin opened in July at 6030 W. Hwy. 290. Instructors work with children ages 18 months to 6 years old and combine preschool teaching philosophies, including Montessori, Waldorf and Reggio Emilia. Full-time and part-time instruction schedules are available. 512-538-5791. www.natureschoolofaustin.com

The Lash Lounge

1161 E. Southlake Blvd.
Southlake, TX

Coming Soon

The Lash Lounge will open in May in Park Village at 1161 E. Southlake Blvd., Ste. 206, Southlake. Services will include eyelash extensions, eyebrow extensions, permanent makeup and eyebrow threading. 817-442-5274. www.thelashlounge.com

Boardroom Salon for Men

3300 Bee Caves Road
West Lake Hills, TX

Now Open

Boardroom Salon for Men, 3300 Bee Caves Road, Ste. 130, West Lake Hills, opened its 18th Texas location March 1. The salon offers mens grooming services including a full shave by a licensed barber with a straight razor. 512-551-1117. www. boardroomsalon.com

Lonestar Range and Academy

10000 N Highway 183
Florence, TX 76527

Now Open

Tony and Tenise Lacoste will host a grand opening celebration for their outdoor shooting range, Lonestar Range and Academy, on July 11. The range, which is located at 10000 N. US 183 in Florence, opened to the public in January. Lacoste said the business is open for shooting six days a week and offers classes for beginning and advanced shooting, concealed handgun licenses and hunter safety courses. 512-516-7649. www.lonestarrangeacademy.com

The White Butterfly Day Spa and Wellness Center

156-B Kirkham Circle
Kyle, TX

Now Open

Sisters Beatriz Bocanegra and Rocio Polhemus opened The White Butterfly Day Spa and Wellness Center, 156-B Kirkham Circle, Kyle, on Aug. 11. The business offers facials, massages, manicures, pedicures and waxing. 512-262-0007. www.the-whitebutterfly.com

Homewood Suites

23800 I-45 N, Spring
Spring, Tx

Now Open

The Homewood Suites located at 23800 I-45 N, Spring began renting rooms to guests in July. The 123-room hotel features a board room, conference room, fitness center and a convenience market. Complimentary breakfast is also served each morning. 832-823-7500. www.homewoodsuites3.hilton.com

Hampton Inn & Suites

327 Ed Schmidt Blvd
Hutto, TX

Now Open

Hampton Inn & Suites opened July 27 at 327 Ed Schmidt Blvd. next to the Holiday Inn Express & Suites. The hotel has 72 rooms, and the room fee includes breakfast and Internet access as well as access to the fitness center and outdoor pool. The facility hosts a meeting space as well. Hampton is part of an international hotel chain trademarked by Hilton Worldwide. 800-HAMPTON. www.hamptoninn.com

Menchies

4801 W. Park Blvd
Dallas, Tx

Coming Soon

Menchies opened Aug. 15 at 4801 W. Park Blvd., Ste. 425. The California-based frozen yogurt shop provides a variety of kosher flavors with toppings such as fruit, chocolate chips, sprinkles and tapioca balls. Gluten-free and vegan options are also available. 972-612-0100. www.menchies.com

His Fullness Ministries

921 W. New Hope Drive
Cedar Park, TX

Anniversaries

His Fullness Ministries, Inc., located at 921 W. New Hope Drive, Ste. 704, Cedar Park, celebrated its fifth anniversary March 4. The business offers a counseling center, which has support groups; parenting classes; and free community seminars for topics including grief, anger and fear. His Fullness Ministries has served more than 5,000 clients. 512-986-4873. www.hisfullness.com

Mochas and Javas

641 E. Hopkins St.
San Marcos, TX

Now Open

Kevin, Kirby, Michelle and Kelly Carswell opened the fourth location of Mochas and Javas, 641 E. Hopkins St., San Marcos, inside H-E-B on Aug. 18. Kevin said the new location will have the same drink menu as the business’s three other locations and will also sell breakfast tacos from Lolita’s as well as homemade quiche and gluten free muffins. 512-392-2521. www.mochasandjavas.com

American Eagle Academy of Mathematics and Science

3550 Parkwood Blvd.
Frisco, TX

Now Open

American Eagle Academy of Mathematics and Science opened Aug. 4 at 3550 Parkwood Blvd., Bldg. C, Ste. 305. The academy offers after-school and weekend classes in mathematics, high school tutoring and summer camps. 972-704-1385. www.americaneagleacademytx.com

Frisco Running Co.

9359 Legacy Drive
Frisco, TX

Anniversaries

Frisco Running Co. at 9359 Legacy Drive, Ste. 300A, is celebrating one year in business in April. The business offers footwear, performance apparel, nutrition bars, gels and snacks. Footwear options include shoes for triathlon and CrossFit training, and the store offers gait analysis and shoe recommendation services. 214-619-2246. www.friscorunningco.com

Red Horn Coffeehouse and Brewing Co.

13010 W. Parmer Lane
Cedar Park, TX

Now Open

Red Horn Coffee House and Brewing Co. serves beer, coffee and food and hosted a soft opening March 11 at 13010 W. Parmer Lane, Ste. 800, Cedar Park. The business's menu includes sandwiches, salads, baked goods, and a meat and cheese charcuterie plate appetizer. Red Horn also has 30 craft beers on draft. 512-986-7038. www.redhornbrew.com

fibercove

1700 S. Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX

Now Open

New co-working space fibercove opened June 1 offering 6,700 square feet for small businesses to access and hold meetings and events. The location at 1700 S. Lamar Blvd., Ste. 338, offers full-time memberships and day passes as well as meeting rooms by the hour or half-day. 512-596-2683. www.fibercove.com

Lupe Tortilla

4501-B Toll 183A
Cedar Park, TX

Now Open

Tex-Mex restaurant chain Lupe Tortilla opened an area location at 4501-B Toll 183A, Cedar Park, on July 27. The restaurant serves menu items including soups, salads, fajitas, carne asadas, seafood dishes, grilled meats and vegetarian items such as spinach and artichoke enchiladas and mushroom tacos. 512-582-2210. www.lupetortilla.com

Timeless Designs Market

16341 Mueschke Road
Cypress, TX

Relocations

Timeless Designs Market has relocated to 16341 Mueschke Road, Cypress. The market and upshop features custom furniture and decor painting, local artisan gifts and home staging and design. All items for sale in the store can be found on its Facebook page. 713-409-7944. 
www.timelessconsignments.com

Barrett's ATA Martial Arts

1335 E. Whitestone Blvd.
Cedar Park, TX

Expansions

Barrett’s ATA Martial Arts expanded into Suite 170 next door in August. The business, located at 1335 E. Whitestone Blvd., Stes. 160 and 170, Cedar Park, includes a new training floor, an expanded pro-shop, a larger lobby, additional seating and adult showers. Barrett’s offers classes for children, teenagers and adults. 512-786-2837. www.barrettsata.com

Extracts Juice

8810 Coleman Blvd
Frisco, TX

Coming Soon

Extracts Juice will open by Sept. 1 in Frisco Square at 8810 Coleman Blvd. The store will offer juices, salads, smoothies and juice cleanses. www.extractsjuice.com

Venus Nails Palace

18721 University Blvd.
Sugar Land, Texas

Now Open

Venus Nails Palace opened its doors July 23 at 18721 University Blvd. S., Ste. 110, Sugar Land. The nail salon offers customers a variety of services, including shellac manicures, spa pedicures, facials, nail specialties, eyelash services, reflexology and waxing. 281-207-9340.

Me & Ewe

4903 Woodrow Ave.
Austin, TX

Now Open

New yarn and fabric store Me & Ewe opened April 4. The store, located at 4903 Woodrow Ave., sells craft supplies, handmade art and offers instructional classes. 512-220-9592. www.meandeweshop.com

Botapa

600 S. Bell Blvd.
Cedar Park, TX

Now Open

Screen-printing and embroidery services business Botapa opened in mid-February at 600 S. Bell Blvd., Ste. 202, Cedar Park. The business offers custom screen-printing, graphic design, embroidery and digital printing services for T-shirts and other items. Customers may also shop online. 512-243-6430. www.botapa.com

Empire Craft Beer, Wine and Liquor

3201 Alma Drive
Plano, TX 75075

Now Open

Empire Craft Beer, Wine and Liquor opened July 27 at 901 W. Spring Creek Parkway. The store owners are also relocating Empire Convenience Store next door from its location at 3201 Alma Drive. The convenience store is expected to open by the end of August. 972-527-0123.

The-Reserve-at-Lake-Conroe

11720 Thousand Trails Road
Willis, Texas

Now Open

The Reserve at Lake Conroe celebrated its grand opening Aug. 15 at its new facility at 11720 Thousand Trails Road, Willis. The camping resort, part of the Thousand Trails campground network, offers a variety of amenities, such as a swimming pool, shuffleboard, a hot tub, sports courts, Wi-Fi and satellite TV. The resort also features more than 300 camping sites for tents, pop-up trailers or full-size recreational vehicles. 855-769-3927. www.thousandtrails.com

Ecology Action of Texas

707 E. Ninth St.
Austin, TX

Closings

Recycling center Ecology Action of Texas at 707 E. Ninth St. will close Sept. 30. The center has offered Austinites a place to recycle various objects 24 /7 since the mid-1990s. The closure comes as a result of heightened rent prices for downtown lots. No plans for a new recycling center location have been announced. 
www.ecology-action.org

Aqua Tots Swim School

6505 W. Park Blvd.
Plano, TX 75093

Now Open

Aqua Tots Swim School opened May 26 at 6505 W. Park Blvd., Set. 220. The indoor swim school offers lessons for infants, toddlers and children and also conducts CPR and first-aid classes. 214-396-8687. www.aquatots-plano.com

The Blue Fish

5760 SH 121
Plano, TX 75024

Now Open

The Blue Fish opened its newest restaurant July 8 at 5760 SH 121. In addition to its extensive sushi roll list, the restaurant also offers dinner and lunch menus featuring hibachi selections, salads, rice bowls and tempura. 469-326-3474. www.thebluefishsushi.com

Grapevine Family Dentistry

2321 Ira E. Woods Ave.
Grapevine, TX

New Ownership

Grapevine Family Dentistry, located at 2321 Ira E. Woods Ave., Ste. 100, Grapevine, is under new ownership. As of Jan. 19, Dr. Michael Solis is the new owner. 817-310-5852. www.grapevinefamilydentistry.com

Best Brains Learning Center

4603 FM 1463
Katy, TX

Now Open

Best Brains Learning Center opened in June at 4603 FM 1463, Ste. 600, Katy. Owner Srini Seelam offers multiple programs and services, from Baby Genius programs to SAT preparation and general knowledge classroom teaching, at this educational tutoring and training center. 281-643-0000. www.bestbrains.com

Big Cat BBQ

401 W. Whitestone Blvd
Cedar Park, TX

Now Open

James Jones opened Big Cat BBQ at 401 W. Whitestone Blvd., Ste. C-100, Cedar Park, on Aug. 13. The restaurant serves barbecue, including certified black Angus beef, brisket, ribs, smoked turkey breast and jalapeno cheddar sausage. Sides include pinto beans, coleslaw, potato salad, and macaroni and cheese. 512-986-7032. www.facebook.com/bigcatbbq

The Natural Gardener

8648 Old Bee Caves Rd
Austin, TX

In The News

The Natural Gardener at 8648 Old Bee Caves Road will change its hours Aug. 31 so that it opens one hour later Monday through Saturday, at 9 a.m. Sunday hours will remain the same at 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 512-288-6113. www.naturalgardeneraustin.com

CrossFit Igneous

1599 Hicks Street
Tomball, TX

Now Open

Owner Matthew Davis opened CrossFit Igneous on June 11 at 1599 Hicks St., Tomball. The business offers hourlong classes Monday through Friday from 5-10:30 a.m. and 5-7 p.m. as well as a Saturday class at 8:30 a.m. with an open gym from 9:30-10:30 a.m. The classes are open to all ages and abilities. 832-338-4656. www.crossfitigneous.com

Lick Honest Ice Creams

6555 Burnet Road
Austin, TX

Now Open

The second Austin location of Lick Honest Ice Creams opened July 22 at 6555 Burnet Road. Larger than the flagship location, the new space provides more room to serve ice cream free of artificial colors or flavors, high-fructose corn syrup and preservatives. 512-609-8029. www.ilikelick.com

Highland Homes

5601 Democracy Drive
Plano, TX 75024

Anniversaries

Plano-based Highland Homes celebrates its 30th anniversary this fall. Founded in 1985, the company has built 50,000 homes to date in Texas. 5601 Democracy Drive, Ste. 300. 972-789-3500. www.highlandhomes.com

Phoenician Resto-Cafe

84 N. I-35
Austin, TX

Now Open

New restaurant Phoenician Resto-Cafe opened June 20 in the former home of briefly opened Rainey’s Backyard. Patrons will find Mediterranean and Lebanese food at 84 N. I-35 Frontage Road on the lunch and dinner menu as well as beer and wine. A brunch menu may be added in the future. 512-712-5904. www.facebook.com/phoenicianrestocafe

Gino's East

214 E. Sixth St.
Austin, TX

Now Open

The fifth Texas location of Gino’s East opened June 30 at 214 E. Sixth St. The Chicago-based eatery serves deep-dish pizza and other menu items that feature Texas influences, such as a pizza topped with barbecue beef brisket. 512-953-7437. www.ginoseast.com

Jimmy John's

4220 W William Cannon Dr
Austin, TX

Coming Soon

This fall, sandwich shop Jimmy John’s will open in the Westcreek Shopping Center at 4220 W. William Cannon Drive, Ste. 150. The restaurant’s “Freaky fast, freaky good” sandwiches are made with freshly baked bread as well as freshly sliced vegetables and meat, and are served either in-store or through delivery service, spokesperson Nathan Louer said. www.jimmyjohns.com

Annas Linens

1420 N. Loop 336 W.
Conroe, Texas

Closings

Anna’s Linens is closing its location at 1420 N. Loop 336 W., Ste. 104, Conroe, in early September. The store offers bed and bath supplies. 936-539-6302. www.annaslinens.com

Boot Barn

28593 Hwy. 249
Tomball, TX

Now Open

Boot Barn opened its first Tomball location in early July at 28593 Hwy. 249 next to Party City. The national retailer carries a selection of men’s, women’s and children’s Western and work boots as well as clothing, such as jeans, dresses, skirts, shorts and accessories. 281-516-0039. www.bootbarn.com

Eye Level Learning Center

1010 Old Austin-Hutto Road
Pflugerville, TX

Now Open

Eye Level Learning Center opened July 2 at 1010 Old Austin-Hutto Road, Ste. 100. Eye Level provides educational consulting services for English and math and accepts students age 3 and older. Hours are Tue.-Wed. 3-7 p.m. and Sat. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 512-632-9162. www.eyelevelpflugerville.com

Funtime Playcare

204 S IH-35
Georgetown, TX

Now Open

Brenda Wilson opened Funtime Playcare on March 13 at 204 S. I-35, Ste. 105. The drop-in day care center is for children ages 4 months to 12 years, charges hourly rates and stays open until after midnight on Fridays and Saturdays. 512-688-5002. www.funtimeplaycare.com

Fresa’s Chicken al Carbon

1703 S 1st St
Austin, TX 78704

Coming Soon

Fresa’s Chicken al Carbon will open a second Austin location that offers dine-in service starting in 2016. Some exclusive menu items will be available at the new location in addition to grilled chicken, sides and ice cream already available to patrons at the North Lamar Boulevard drive-thru location, which will remain open. The new location at 1703 S. First St. is the former home of Freddie’s Place, which closed June…

VOX Table

1100 S. Lamar Blvd
Austin, Tx

Now Open

Small plates influenced by American, French and Spanish cuisines are now being served at VOX Table. The restaurant opened April 29 at 1100 S. Lamar Blvd., Ste. 2140, with dinner and bar service seven days a week. There are plans to serve lunch and brunch in the future. 512-375-4869. www.voxtableaustin.com

Urban Betty Salon

1206 W. 38th St., Ste. 1107
Austin, TX

Expansions

After outgrowing its existing space, Urban Betty Salon began construction to expand Aug. 15. Work is slated to end by mid-September. Eight more styling stations will be added to the current 16 stations, and the lobby area will be larger upon completion of the expansion. The salon at 1206 W. 38th St., Ste. 1107, will remain open during construction. 512-371-7663. www.urbanbetty.com

Bamboo Nails & Spa

2711 La Frontera Blvd
Round Rock, TX

Now Open

Bamboo Nails & Spa opened June 5 at 2711 La Frontera Blvd., Ste. 205. The establishment is a full-service nail salon with services including manicures, pedicures, nail art, eyelash extensions, hair removal and facials. Hours are Mon.-Fri. 9:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m., Sat. 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sun. noon-5 p.m. 512-244-1800. www.bamboonailsandspa.com

New Hope First Baptist Church

202 W. New Hope Drive
Cedar Park, TX

Expansions

Construction is underway on a 21,000-square-foot expansion of New Hope First Baptist Church, which is adding an education building as well as an extension of its atrium. The expanded space will be used for services including preschool, day care and Bible study. The church is located at 202 W. New Hope Drive, Cedar Park. Construction could be complete in March 2016, pastor Keith Pate said. 512-259-1590. www.discovernewhope.com

Vintage Creek

at 23915 Gosling Road, Ste. C
Spring, Tx

Coming Soon

Houston-based developer Maverick Development continues work on Vintage Creek, a mixed-use development in Spring that could see tenants move in as soon as September. The development, located at 23915 Gosling Road, Ste. C, Spring, is 70,000 square feet with about 75 percent office space and 25 percent retail and dining. Offering a similar aesthetic appeal to Market Street in The Woodlands, Vintage Creek will offer patio dining and a cobblestone…

Delfin Seafood & Grill

32360 Hwy. 249
Pinehurst, TX

Now Open

Delfin Grill & Seafood opened in mid-July at 32360 Hwy. 249, Pinehurst, in the former location of Ciudad Latina Grill & Market. The restaurant offers a variety of seafood dishes, such as grilled fish and fried shrimp. 832-521-5828

121 Community Church

2701 Ira E. Woods Ave.
Grapevine, TX

In The News

121 Community Church held a ground breaking Aug. 9 to begin construction of its new 50,000-square-foot facility located at 2701 Ira E. Woods Ave., Grapevine. The church currently meets at 840 Mustang Drive in Grapevine, behind the Cinemark movie theater, and hosts three worship services on Sundays at 9:15 a.m., 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. 817-488-1213. www.121cc.com

Lamppost Coffee

1205 Round Rock Ave
Round Rock, TX

Now Open

Lamppost Coffee opened July 14 at 1205 Round Rock Ave., Ste. 129. Lamppost serves a variety of coffee drinks as well as breakfast tacos and plans to include wraps, salads and pastries in the future. Hours are Mon.-Thu. 5 a.m.-10 p.m., Fri. 5 a.m.-11 p.m., Sat. 6 a.m.-11 p.m. and Sun. 7 a.m.-10 p.m. 512-217-4962

Brooklyn Heights Pizzeria

3550 N. Lakeline Blvd
Leander, TX

Now Open

A Leander location of Brooklyn Heights Pizzeria opens Aug. 19 at 3550 N. Lakeline Blvd., Ste. 135. Daily happy hours will be offered from 3-7 p.m. 512-456-0468. www.brooklynheightspizzeria.com

PositiveVibs Fitness Center

1901 W William Cannon Dr
Austin, TX

Now Open

PositiveVibs Fitness Center, a whole-body vibration studio, opened July 24 in the Towne Square Mall at 1901 W. William Cannon Drive, Ste. 103. Co-owner Mariana Rodriguez said the studio provides a 30-minute whole-body vibration workout that uses a machine creating low- to moderate-vibration stimuli to improve muscular strength and power. 512-953-9016. www.positive-vibs.com

Beast Body Fitness

15750 Tuckerton Road
Houston, TX

Now Open

After four years of hosting classes outdoors, startup gym founder Lauren Inmon celebrated the opening of the first location of Beast Body Fitness July 5 at 15750 Tuckerton Road, Houston. The gym’s primary focus is boot camp-style classes, personal training and a new ninja warrior training program. Classes also cover multiple styles of dance, yoga and programs for children. 832-253-1175. www.beastbody.org

Two Wheel Brewing Co.

535 S. Loop 4
Buda, TX

Coming Soon

Marc Woffenden will open Two Wheel Brewing Co., 535 S. Loop 4, Buda, in early December. The brewery and taproom will offer pale ales, India pale ales, German beers and British-style brown ales. Customers will be able to buy the company’s beer by the pint at the taproom.

Homeology Interiors

201 W. Louisiana St.
McKinney, TX

Now Open

On Feb. 14, Homeology Interiors opened its doors at 201 W. Louisiana St. The interior design firm helps customers determine the correct style for their space, and the office also features a showroom with furniture and decor options. 469-952-6660. www.homeologyinteriors.com

The Karya Siddhi Hanuman Temple

12030 Independence Pkwy.
Frisco, TX

Now Open

The Karya Siddhi Hanuman Temple opened July 23 at 12030 Independence Parkway. The temple celebrated its grand opening by breaking the world record for the longest chanting marathon. Hanuman is a Hindu temple that offers religious services and classes. 866-996-6767. www.dallashanuman.org

Glitzie Girlz

306 W. Montgomery St.
Willis, Texas

Now Open

Glitzie Girlz opened Aug. 14 at 306 W. Montgomery St., Willis, and celebrated its grand opening Aug. 29. Family owned and operated, the boutique features girls clothing and accessories such as custom homecoming mums for area students. 936-701-5047. www.glitziegirlz.net

SUAVS

4505 Terry O Lane
Austin, TX

Now Open

Austin footwear company SUAVS launched its debut line in late July and secured a warehouse, which is not open to the public, at 4505 Terry-O Lane, Ste. A-102. The company’s founder Monxi Garza studied French fashion at Mod’Art and designed the line of slip-on shoes. www.suavsshoes.com

Aqua-Tots West Frisco Swim School

5530 FM 423
Frisco, TX

Anniversaries

Aqua-Tots West Frisco Swim School at 5530 FM 423, Ste. 800, is celebrating its one-year anniversary in April. The business offers monthly tuition-based swim lessons for children ages 6 months to 12 years old. 469-209-6400. www.aquatots-frisco.com

Mah-Jong Chinese Kitchen

4025 Preston Road
Plano, TX 75093

Now Open

Mah-Jong Chinese Kitchen opened August 10 at 4025 Preston Road, Ste. 604, in the Lakeside Market shopping center. The restaurant focuses on Chinese classics with a refined touch. Mah-Jong offers a full wine list with sake selections and craft beers. 972-403-0163. www.mahjongkitchen.com

Cajun Cantina

19010 FM 1488
Magnolia, TX

Now Open

Owner Lacey Park opened Cajun Cantina on July 20 at 19010 FM 1488, Magnolia, in the former location of Park Avenue. The Cajun and Creole restaurant is open for lunch on weekdays and offers daily Cajun specials and a salad bar. 281-259-8212. www.facebook.com/ cajuncantinamagnoliatexas

Cover 3

2800 N. I-35
Round Rock, TX

Coming Soon

Cover 3 will open at 2800 N. I-35 in January. Cover 3 offers a variety of brunch, lunch and dinner plates as well as a full bar and sports playing on TVs. The restaurant has three locations including one in San Antonio and two in Austin at 2700 W. Anderson Lane and 1717 W. Sixth St. www.cover-3.com

Lamb's Tire & Automotive

3300 S. Lamar Blvd.
Austin,

Now Open

Lamb’s Tire & Automotive opened its eighth Austin location at 3300 S. Lamar Blvd. on June 16. The business has operated in Austin for 28 years and provides a variety of car care, diagnostic and tire services. 512-583-1440. www.lambstire.com

Aerodrome Ice Skating Complex

8220 Willow Place Dr. N
Houston, TX 77070

Anniversaries

Aerodrome Ice Skating Complex celebrates its 20th anniversary this fall. The Aerodrome, located at 8220 Willow Place Drive N., Houston, resurfaced and repainted its ice in July. The skating complex hosts hockey and figure skating events, and has group rates for events like birthday parties. 281- 847-5283. www.aerodromes.com

Ivy Kids Early Learning Center

2828 Stonebrook Parkway
Frisco, TX

Now Open

Ivy Kids Early Learning Center opened in May at 2828 Stonebrook Parkway. The center offers supplemental learning programs for children. 469-362-5489. www.ivykids.net

Tomo Sushi

5995 Preston Road
Frisco, TX

Now Open

Tomo Sushi opened Aug. 10 at 5995 Preston Road. The restaurant serves sushi options and other traditional Japanese plates. The restaurant also offers delivery. 214-426-4779

Winner's BBQ

3200 14th St.
Plano, TX 75074

Now Open

One of downtown Plano's newest restaurants, Winner's BBQ opened May 23 at 3200 14th St. The family owned and operated restaurant features pulled pork, chopped beef, brisket sandwiches and sides. Catering services are also available. 972-424-2400. www.winnersbbq.com

Haagen Dazs

6505 W. Park Blvd.
Plano, TX 75093

Now Open

Haagen Dazs opened its second Dallas-Fort Worth area shop July 2 at 6505 W. Park Blvd., Ste. 322. The shop offers classic ice cream flavors, as well as a new artisan line featuring flavors such as ginger molasses cookie and spiced turtle pecan. The shop also serves gelato, sorbet, smoothies, cakes and coffee. 972-403-0824. www.haagendazs.us

Snap Kitchen

19355 I-10
Katy, TX

Now Open

Snap Kitchen opened its second Katy location July 11 at 19355 I-10, Ste. 200. The restaurant serves handcrafted food that is nutritious and freshly made. Snap Kitchen uses local, organic ingredients. 832-803-1571. www.snapkitchen.com

Red Castle Korean BBQ

6509 W. Park Blvd
Plano, Tx 75093

Now Open

Red Castle Korean BBQ opened June 15 at 6509 W. Park Blvd., Ste. 435. The all-you-can-eat restaurant seeks to add a new twist to the typical buffet experience with a variety of options and a tiered buffet system. 972-781-1133.

S & J Thai Massage

10766 FM 1097 W.
Willis, Texas

Now Open

S&J Thai Massage opened Aug. 3 at 10766 FM 1097 W., Willis. The location offers a range of massage options, including deep tissue, Swedish and hot stone massages. The business accepts walk-in customers. 936-701-5042

The Armed Advantage

1462 Broad Oaks
Conroe, Texas

Anniversaries

The Armed Advantage, a custom gun holster and outdoor accessories shop, celebrated its fifth anniversary Aug. 1. Located at 1462 Broad Oaks, Conroe, the shop offers a range of knives, knife sheaths, Ninox night vision products and additional weapon accessories. 936-213-0676. www.thearmedadvantage.com

Watermark Retirement Communities

Rolling Brook Drive
Frisco, TX

Coming Soon

Watermark Retirement Communities will open a location next spring on Rolling Brook Drive near Parkview in Frisco, another one of its communities. The expansion of Parkview in Frisco will offer assisted living and memory care. www.watermarkcommunities.com

DMC Skincare

400 W. Parkwood Ave
Friendswood, Tx

Now Open

DMC Skincare opened June 1 at 400 W. Parkwood Ave., Ste. 104, Friendswood. Owner Dena Tocco has been in the beauty industry for more than 12 years and specializes in services, such as waxing, airbrush tanning and chemical peels. 832-689-3701. www.dmcskincare.com

Teriyaki Madness

4150 Legacy Drive
Frisco, TX

Coming Soon

Teriyaki Madness, a fast-casual Asian food restaurant, will open in June or July at 4150 Legacy Drive, Ste. 410. The restaurant will focus on offering antibiotic- free, healthy, grilled food. Food is made to order quickly, and choices will include the signature dish, chicken teriyaki, along with beef, pork, rice and vegetables. The Frisco location will also offer lite beer and wine options. The restaurant is the first of four…

College Hunks Hauling Junk

3100 Independence Pkwy
Plano, TX 75075

Anniversaries

College Hunks Hauling Junk celebrates its fifth anniversary Aug. 3 and renewed its agreement with the franchise system for another 10 years. Located at 3100 Independence Parkway, Ste. 201, CHHJ offers moving, junk removal professional packing and donation pickup services. 214-699-1471. www.collegehunks.com

Stripes Stores

10057 FM 1097
Willis, Texas

Now Open

Stripes Convenience Stores opened a new location at 10057 FM 1097, Willis. The location offers a gas service station, snacks and beverages. www.stripesstores.com

The Infinite Monkey Theorem

121 Pickle Rd
Austin, TX

Coming Soon

The Infinite Monkey Theorem is an “urban winery” that will open in late September, Director of Wine Operations Meredith Berman said. The new winery will be located at 121 Pickle Road, Ste. 110. Austinites will be able to visit the local business, decorated with graffiti on the walls, for tastings as well as tours, Berman said. http://austin.theinfinitemonkeytheorem.com

Luby's

1616 E. Oltorf St.
Austin, TX

Closings

Luby’s, 1616 E. Oltorf St., closed July 15. A spokesperson for Luby’s said the location closed because the Slaughter Lane location was nearby. No new locations are planned for Austin at this time. www.lubys.com

Mellow Mushroom

2600 N. I-35.
Round Rock, TX

Coming Soon

Mellow Mushroom will open in October at 2600 N. I-35. The restaurant chain is based out of Atlanta and serves pizzas, calzones, hoagies, salads and craft beer. The restaurant also offers gluten-free and vegan options. Hours will be Sun.-Thu. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. and Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m.-midnight. www.mellowmushroom.com

The Sidewinder

715 Red River St.
Austin, TX

Now Open

Several Austin music industry experts are teaming up to open The Sidewinder at 715 Red River St. on Aug. 29 following the closing of Red 7 at 611 E. Seventh St. The Sidewinder will be located in the former Red Eyed Fly space, which is undergoing an interior remodel. Local acts will mostly play at an inside stage area capable of holding 100 people, and touring acts will typically perform…

Five Below

16750 Hwy. 59, Ste. A
Sugar Land, Tx

Now Open

Five Below opened its first Sugar Land store in late April at 16750 Hwy. 59, Ste. A, Sugar Land. The discount store for pre-teens and teens sells all its merchandise for less than $5. Products include candy, phone accessories, clothing, sporting goods, toys, greeting cards, home decor and seasonal items. 281-565-8059. www.fivebelow.com

Epic Thrift

310 FM 1960, Houston
Houston, Tx

Now Open

Epic Thrift entered the Houston market for the first time in mid-April with its 12th store, located at 310 FM 1960, Houston. The thrift shop sells clothes, furniture and home goods at discounted rates due to donations from the community. Epic Thrift also works with local charities to find donations and hosts community fundraisers. 281-673-2000. www.epicthriftstores.com

The Glam Spot

2693 Preston Rd.
Frisco, TX

Now Open

The Glam Spot opened July 31 at 2693 Preston Road, Ste. 8. Located in Bellezza Salon Suites, The Glam Spot’s services include eyelash extensions, facial waxing and teeth whitening. 206-428-8049. www.styleseat.com/glamspotgirl

The Hilton Dallas Hotel Plano

5805 Granite Parkway
Plano, TX 75024

Anniversaries

The Hilton Dallas Hotel located at 5805 Granite Parkway, celebrates its one-year anniversary Aug. 29. The hotel features a resort-style pool and 24-hour fitness and business centers. Its restaurant, Carso Mediterranean, boasts a contemporary menu with cuisine from Italy, Greece, Morocco, Lebanon and Turkey. 469-353-5000. www.hilton.com

Urban Homes and Land

117 W. Seventh St.
Georgetown, TX

Anniversaries

Urban Homes and Land is celebrating 10 years in business in August. The real estate group, 117 W. Seventh St. Ste. 5, provides services in residential, new home construction, land and lot sales. 512-763-1500. www.urbanhomesandland.com

9Round

4631 Airport Blvd.
Austin, TX

Coming Soon

The second Austin location of fitness gym 9Round will open early September at 4631 Airport Blvd. The boxing and kickboxing gym has trainers on-site at all times to assist patrons through a nine-station workout for three minutes per station. 512-792-4224. www.9round.com

Fresko's Mediterranean Grill

106 Vintage Park Blvd., Ste. A
Houston, Tx

Coming Soon

Fresko’s Mediterranean Grill will open in mid-August at 106 Vintage Park Blvd., Ste. A, Houston. The restaurant will offer an extensive menu of salads, including Greek, Mediterranean and cucumber salads. Fresko’s will also sell wraps, kebabs with chicken or beef and an assortment of side dishes. 832-803-5069. www.freskogrill.com

Snarf’s Sandwiches

1400 S. First St.
Austin, TX

Coming Soon

After opening its first Austin location near The University of Texas campus, Snarf’s Sandwiches announced it will open a second location at 1400 S. First St. The Colorado-based eatery will open this fall providing oven-toasted sandwiches, specialty sandwiches, gluten-free items, salads and soups. 512-687-2600. www.eatsnarfs.com

Lillian Welch

7074 Main St.
Frisco, TX

Now Open

Lillian Welch opened July 31 in historic downtown Frisco, 7074 W. Main St. The store offers bedding, home decor, and vintage and antique items. One of the store’s signature items is Bella Notte Linens merchandise. 972-694-3223. www.shoplillianwelch.com

Lax Kong

1901 Preston Road
Plano, TX 75093

Coming Soon

Lax Kong, a lacrosse pro shop, is set to open its first location at 1901 Preston Road, Ste. 1002, on Aug. 22. Based in Japan, the company provides expert product knowledge to help customers choose the product that is best for them, not matter their skill level. www.laxkongusa.com

Clayton Oaks Living

21175 Southwest Freeway
Richmond, TX

Now Open

Clayton Oaks Living opened in May at 21175 Hwy. 59, Richmond. The 98-unit facility includes 73 private assisted-living suites and 25 private memory-care suites with 24-hour service. The facility also features courtyards, a dog park, a performance theater and common areas. 281-341-6200. www.claytonoaksliving.com

Sports Clips Haircuts

520 Hwy. 6
Sugar Land, TX

Coming Soon

Sport Clips Haircuts is opening a new Sugar Land location this fall in the Telfair community at 520 Hwy. 6, Sugar Land. The hair salon company features a wide variety of haircut services for men and children. The hair salon also sells various hair products from American Crew, Paul Mitchell, Nioxin Research Laboratories, Joico and Sexy Hair. 800-872-4247. www.sportclips.com

Hormonal Health, Wellness and Aesthetic Center

620 N. Kimball Ave.
Southlake, TX

Relocations

Hormonal Health, Wellness and Aesthetic Center moved to a new location at 620 N. Kimball Ave., Southlake, and opened March 19. The office uses the latest technologies of hormone balance, wellness and medical aesthetic programs. 817-328-8376. www.hormonalhealthandwellness.com

Preston Heights

4585 Preston Road
Frisco, TX

Coming Soon

Preston Heights, a nearly 13,000-square-foot single-story shopping center, will be under construction within the next couple of months on Preston Road between PDQ at 4585 Preston Road and Mr. Clean Car Wash at 4677 Preston Road. The lead tenant, Capital Title of Texas, is expected to lease 4,000 square feet of the space, leaving about 8,800 square feet of space still available for lease. Construction is expected to be complete…

Slate

612 W. Sixth St.
Austin, TX

Now Open

The former location of 219 West has transformed into new restaurant called Slate. New management took over the location in April and transitioned the space at 612 W. Sixth St. into a Mediterranean-inspired restaurant before officially opening under the new name June 25. The restaurant has a full-service bar, indoor and outdoor seating as well as a rooftop bar and nightclub area. Grilled flatbread pizzas are sold during lunch and…

LeSara Cupcake Bar

5615 Colleyville Blvd.
Colleyville, TX

Relocations

Boutique bakery LeSara Cupcake Bar moved into a larger suite March 24, four doors down from its previous location at 5615 Colleyville Blvd., Ste. 100, Colleyville. 817-581-1999. www.lesaracupcakebar.com

Compari's Italian Restaurant

621 W Plano Pkwy
Plano, TX 75075

Closings

Compari's Italian Restaurant has closed its location at 621 W. Plano Parkway, Ste. 229.

The Screen Door

1003 S Austin Ave
Georgetown, TX

Closings

After two years in business in Georgetown, The Screen Door, a clothing, gifts and specialty foods store, is closing at 1003 S. Austin Ave. in mid-August. Owner Marta Schrader said she planned to open a smaller store in Weimar, Texas. 512-591-7889. www.thescreendoor.com

Treasure Trail

616 S. Main St.
Grapevine, TX

Name Change

The Corner Store changed its name in August to Treasure Trail and relocated from 401 S. Main St. to 616 S. Main St., Grapevine. The shop features 20 vendors selling accessories, home goods and clothing. The store will have a grand opening in September. 817-488-2818. www.facebook.com/thecornerstoregrapevine

KIVA Kitchen and Bath

11133 I-45 S.
Conroe, Texas

Closings

KIVA Kitchen & Bath closed at 11133 I-45 S., Ste. 230, Conroe, in June. The business moved its operations to the main Houston store at 7071 Hwy. 59, Houston. The Conroe branch will continue to serve the area from its Houston location until a new location in Conroe is found. KIVA specializes in showcasing kitchen and bath designs and appliances to homeowners and other professionals. 713-781-2222. www.kivahome.com

Hunters Glen Elementary School

695 Independence Blvd
Missouri City, TX

Anniversaries

Hunters Glen Elementary School celebrated its 30th anniversary May 21 at 695 Independence Blvd., Missouri City. To commemorate its milestone, the elementary school hosted its “30 Years of Reading, Writing and Arithmetic” event where current and former students and faculty came together for entertainment and a memory walk. 281-634-4640. www.fortbendisd.com

Academy Sports and Outdoors

1461 Spring Cypress Road
Spring, Tx

Relocations

Academy Sports and Outdoors moved its previous location at I-45 and Rayford Road in late July to 1461 Spring Cypress Road, Spring. The Texas-based sporting goods outlet will create 100 jobs with its new 63,000 square feet location. The store will offer similar items and services to its current locations, such as scope mounting, propane exchange, hunting and fishing licenses along with local team apparel and other sporting and fitness…

Pinot's Palatte

212 W Seventh St
Georgetown, TX

Now Open

On March 12 painting party franchise Pinot's Palette opened at 212 W. Seventh St., Ste. 110 with its first class. The building has two separate rooms for parties as well as a beer and wine bar. 512-688-5022. www.pinotspalette.com/georgetown

Stella San Jac

310 E. Fifth St.
Austin, TX

Now Open

Southern-style cuisine can be found at Stella San Jac, which opened July 16. The restaurant at 310 E. Fifth St. seats 150 people and offers breakfast, lunch and dinner all week on the ground floor of The Westin Austin Downtown hotel. Handcrafted cocktails, local craft beers and wine are available with weekly live music. www.facebook.com/StellaSanJac

Montgomery Automotive

5620 Hwy. 105 W.
Montgomery, Texas

Now Open

Montgomery Automotive opened July 3 at 5620 Hwy. 105 W., Conroe. Two friends, Will McManus and James Dodson, opened the shop and offer oil changes, state inspections and brake work, air conditioning and car tune-up services. 936-760-2888. www.facebook.com/pages/montgomery- automotive/387285414792393

Pure Glow

5700 Granite Parkway
Plano, TX 75024

Now Open

Pure Glow opened Aug 11 at 5700 Granite Parkway, Ste. 200. The beauty boutique blends quality health education with a full line of natural skin care and makeup choices. The shop also offers personal consultations. 972-675-7987. www.pureglowecochic.com

Sovn European Sleep Systems

1041 E. Southlake Blvd.
Southlake, TX

Coming Soon

Sovn European Sleep Systems will open in August in Park Village at 1041 E. Southlake Blvd., Ste. 110, Southlake. Sovn will sell premium mattresses and sleep systems made with natural components that do not contain harmful chemicals. Each mattress will be ergonomically designed to improve health and comfort during sleep. www.sovn.com

The Feathered Nest

1018 E. 15th St.
Plano, TX 75074

Now Open

Downtown boutique The Feathered Nest opened June 5 at 1018 E. 15th St. The shop features a selection of products—from handmade soaps and candles to clothing and jewelry–created by local artists. 469-298-0738. www.thefeatherednestplano.com

RA Sushi

1131 E. Southlake Blvd.
Southlake, TX

Coming Soon

RA Sushi will open in mid-September at 1131 E. Southlake Blvd., Southlake. The restaurant, which will have an outdoor patio, will offer a menu of fresh sushi, Japanese-inspired dishes and cocktails. RA Sushi will also have a happy hour menu with drinks, sushi and appetizer specials daily. www.rasushi.com

Tiffany's Hair Salon

16902 Tuckerton
Houston, TX 77095

Now Open

Tiffany’s Hair Salon opened Aug. 20 at 16902 Tuckerton Road, Ste. B, Houston. The full-service salon provides facials, color and haircuts for men, women and children. 281-516-3272

Academy Sports + Outdoors

9210 Hwy. 6
Missouri City, TX

Coming Soon

Academy Sports + Outdoors is opening a new Missouri City location in Sienna Plantation this fall at 9210 Hwy. 6, Missouri City. The new 63,000-square-foot store will sell sports and outdoor products, such as shoes, apparel, sports equipment and camping equipment. The store will also provide a variety of services, including scope mounting, bore sighting, fishing line winding and spooling, racquet restringing and propane exchanges. 888-922-2336. www.academy.com

UT Physicians

102 Vintage Park Blvd.
Houston, Tx

Now Open

UT Physicians opened an EP Heart clinic July 15 at 102 Vintage Park Blvd., Bldg. 1, Ste. E, Houston. EP Heart clinics focus on treating patients with cardiac arrhythmias and abnormal heart rhythms. As a single specialty clinic, the Vintage Park clinic will specialize in cardiac electrophysiology. www.utphysicians.com

Emmer & Rye

51 Rainey St.
Austin, TX

Coming Soon

Emmer & Rye, a new Italian and Scandinavian-influenced restaurant, will open on Rainey Street this fall in the SkyHouse Austin apartment tower, 51 Rainey St. The restaurant will offer rustic and seasonally inspired cuisine with a dim sum-style service and a menu that changes weekly. Once Emmer & Rye opens, it will be the first contemporary American restaurant in Austin to offer such dim sum service, according to a news…

Staybridge Suites

10011 FM 2920
Tomball, TX

Coming Soon

New hotel Staybridge Suites is expected to open in winter 2016 at 10011 FM 2920, Tomball. The hotel is expected to feature 94 rooms and 5,000 square feet of meeting space, a bar and pool. 1-877-320-8461. www.staybridge.com

Rentsch Brewery

2500 NE Inner Loop
Georgetown, TX

Coming Soon

Brewmaster Andrew Rentschler and his father, David, will celebrate the opening of Rentsch Brewery, located at 2500 NE Inner Loop, Ste. 3105, with a grand opening event Aug. 29 from noon to 8 p.m. The family- and pet-friendly event will include food trucks and games. The craft brewery will be open for tastings starting in September on Fridays from 4-8 p.m. and Saturdays from noon-8 p.m. www.facebook.com/rentschbrewery. info@rentschbeer.com

Whitestone Brewery

601 E. Whitestone Blvd.
Cedar Park, TX

Coming Soon

Whitestone Brewery will open in late July or early August in the Railyard at 601 E. Whitestone Blvd., Bldg. 5, Ste. 500, Cedar Park. The business will open with six housemade beers on tap, including an IPA, a kolsch, Baltic porter and a blonde ale with vanilla and orange flavors. Owner Ryan Anglen said the brewery will have a 1,250-square-foot outdoor beer garden, a tap room and an indoor fireplace.…

Budaful Flowers

3310-B FM 967, Ste. A-104
Buda, TX

Name Change

Austin’s Best Flowers, 3310-B FM 967, Ste. A-104, Buda, changed its name to Budaful Flowers on Aug. 4. The florist shop, owned by Joe and Sylvia Garcia, provides arrangements for any occasion. Delivery services are available. 512-497-3883. www.budafulflowers.com

Mariel’s Meat Market

16050 Walden Road
Montgomery, TX

Now Open

Mariel’s Meat Market, along with Walden Xpress Market, opened in early August at 16050 Walden Road, Montgomery. Along with its fresh meat selection, the market houses Tejas Cafe, which sells homemade pudding, cookies and brownies as well as burgers, subs and sandwiches. 936-582-4601. www.facebook.com/ marielsmeatmarkettx

Bricks & Minifigs

7224 Independence Parkway
Plano, TX 75025

Coming Soon

Bricks & Minifigs is opening its second store in Texas on Sept. 12 at 7224 Independence Parkway, Ste. 332. The store sells new and used Legos in sets and individual pieces. Customers can sell or trade in any used Legos they have around the home. www.bricksandminifigs.com

La Fontaine

11777 Lebanon Road
Frisco, TX

Coming Soon

La Fontaine, part of Stonemere Rehabilitation Center, will open at the end of this year at 11777 Lebanon Road. La Fontaine will offer memory care services. www.stonemerehc.com

Fit Japanese Store

10901 N. Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78753

Now Open

Fit Japanese Store opened Aug. 17 in the Chinatown Center, 10901 N. Lamar Blvd., Ste. A-111. The store sells a variety of houseware items, including those for the kitchen and bathroom, toys and accessories. 512-387-3282. www.fitjpstore.com

Fairfield Inn & Suites

1240 Cabela’s Drive
Buda, TX

Coming Soon

A Fairfield Inn & Suites will open at 1240 Cabela’s Drive, Buda, next summer. A Marriott product, the Fairfield Inn & Suites will be four stories tall, include 92 units and feature amenities such as an indoor swimming pool, indoor hot tub and meeting space. www.fairfield.marriott.com

PC Parts and Service

9609 FM 1960 Road W.
Houston, TX

Relocations

PC Parts and Service has relocated to 9609 FM 1960 Road W., Houston. Formerly on Cypress Creek Parkway, the computer store offers IT services and computer repair. The business also builds and sells a variety of computers and computer parts. 281-807-4646. www.pcpartsandservice.com

Discovery Montessori Academy

3901 W. Park Blvd.
Plano, TX

Anniversaries

Discovery Montessori Academy, at 3901 W. Park Blvd., will celebrate its one-year anniversary May 5. The academy offers Montessori preschool, private kindergarten, summer camps, after-school care and weekend Tianyi Chinese school. 972-985-5010. www.tydiscoverymontessori.com

Hanovers 2

107 W. Main St.
Round Rock, TX

Coming Soon

Hanovers 2 will open in November at 16912 N. I-35. Hanovers 2 will feature live music, sand volleyball, gourmet burgers and a full bar in a 7,500-square-foot facility. Owner Adeline Bui said the location will serve a different demographic than the original Hanovers, which is located at 108 E. Main St., Pflugerville. 512-762-8104. www.hanoversaustin.com

Nails Natura

8700 Preston Road
Plano, TX 75024

Now Open

Nail salon and minispa Nails Natura opened July 25 at 8700 Preston Road, Ste. 122. The business specializes in homemade and nontoxic beauty products that it uses for manicures, pedicures, facials and other services. Products are also available for purchase. 214-618-8480. www.nailsnatura.com

Nutty Brown Cafe and Amphitheatre

12225 W Hwy 290
Austin, TX

Relocations

Nutty Brown Cafe and Amphitheatre will move from 12225 W. Hwy. 290 to Round Rock after Round Rock City Council approved on Aug. 13 the sale of McNeil Park to Mike Farr, the owner of Nutty Brown. 512-301-4648. www.nuttybrown.com

Extreme Tan & Spa

107 N. Sycamore
Tombll, TX

New Ownership

Maggie Colton took ownership of Extreme Tan & Spa at 107 N. Sycamore St., Tomball, in late April. The business offers spray tanning, monthly memberships for tanning beds and spa products. 281-290-4233

SouthStar Bank

10737 E. Crystal Falls Parkway
Leander, TX

Relocations

A SouthStar Bank will open in the fall at 10737 E. Crystal Falls Parkway, Leander, to replace the location at 109 Cypress Creek Road, Ste. 109, Cedar Park, which will close when the Leander branch opens. Services will include personal and commercial banking and lending. The company has 14 branches in Central Texas. www.southstarbank.com

The Barking Garage

9607 Research Blvd.
Austin, TX 78759

Now Open

The Barking Garage, a mobile dog-sitting service, opened July 25. The company offers hourly rates for individual kennels in a climatecontrolled facility. The Barking Garage is parked at the Gateway shopping centers, 9607 Research Blvd., on Saturdays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 512-839- 5329. www.thebarkinggarage.com

Long Branch Saloon

107 W. Main St.
Round Rock, TX

Coming Soon

Long Branch Saloon will open at 107 W. Main St. by early September. Long Branch Saloon will be a full bar offering beer, wine and spirits. Hours will be Sun.-Thu. 3 p.m.-midnight., Fri. 1 p.m.-midnight and Sat. 1 p.m.-1 a.m. 512-844-3817

JAMES

1411 W. Sixth St.
Austin, TX

Now Open

Interior designer Meredith Ellis opened her new showroom, JAMES, on July 27. The 1,400-square-foot space at 1411 W. Sixth St. offers designers, homeowners and collectors a variety of textiles, lighting and furniture. 512-236-1006. www.jamesshowroom.com

My Sweet Austin

910 W. 25th St.
Austin, TX

Coming Soon

After three years of baking custom cakes at home, Sara Mayes will open her first bakery in late August. My Sweet Austin, 910 W. 25th St., will offer made-from-scratch cookies, brownies, cupcakes, baked donuts, scones, muffins, coffee cake, danishes and coffee. Mayes said she decided to open the business because she wanted to continue providing the same quality desserts but with a faster turnaround time for customers. 512-994-0652. www.mysweetaustin.com

IntegReview

3815 S Capital of Texas Hwy
Austin, TX

Relocations

IntegReview relocated July 1 from Corners Shopping Center, 3001 S. Lamar Blvd., Ste. 210, to Barton Creek Plaza III, 3815 S. Capital of Texas Hwy., Ste. 320. The company is an institutional review board that reviews medical research studies. 512-326-3001. www.integreview.com

Georgetown Public Library

402 W Eighth St
Georgetown, TX

Anniversaries

In honor of its 50 years in Georgetown, the Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St., will host celebratory events until its 50th anniversary on March 21, 2016. City staff hosted a reception March 15 to kick off the yearlong celebration. See Page 25 for more information, and visit the website for event dates and times. https://library.georgetown.org

Snap Kitchen

10526 W. Parmer Lane
Austin, TX

Now Open

Prepared healthy meals business Snap Kitchen opened a location Feb. 7 at 10526 W. Parmer Lane, Austin. The business also sells juices, snacks and desserts. 512-687-1700. www.snapkitchen.com

Memorial Hermann Convenient Care Center

8780 Hwy. 6
Missouri City, TX

Now Open

Memorial Hermann is expanding its health care services in Fort Bend with the opening of Memorial Hermann Convenient Care Center in Sienna Plantation on Aug. 3 at 8780 Hwy. 6, Ste. B, Missouri City. The convenient care center is Memorial Hermann’s fourth care center in the hospital’s system. The 16,000-square-foot facility offers a full-service, 24-hour emergency room as well as an in-house lab, breast screenings and imaging. The new location…

Westgate Grove

8701 West Gate Blvd
Austin, TX

Coming Soon

HomeBase, the city of Austin, Austin Habitat for Humanity and Momark Development are developing Westgate Grove, an affordable housing community near Cameron Loop and West Gate Boulevard. Its first residents will move in by October, and a sales office is located within the Austin Habitat office at 55 N. I-35, Ste. 240. www.homebasetexas.org

Coyle Capital LLC

12600 Hill Country Galleria Blvd.
Bee Cave, TX

Now Open

Independent wealth-management firm, Coyle Capital LLC opened Feb. 9 in the Hill Country Galleria, 12600 Hill Country Galleria Blvd., Ste. R-275, in Bee Cave. The business offers investment advice to individuals and family office groups. 512- 522-9043. www.coylecap.com 4 ERelevance Corp., 609 Castle Ridge Road, Ste. 100, Austin, opened March 1. The company assists healthcare providers in engaging with patients by collecting patient information, tracking appointments and admissions, and finding…

Any Season RV & Boat Storage

35105 Ronald Reagan Blvd
Georgetown, TX

Now Open

Terra and Larry Irvine opened Any Season RV & Boat Storage of Georgetown, located at 35105 Ronald Reagan Blvd., on Aug. 2. The businesses offers pull-through covered spaces with electrical hookups, open spaces without electricity and 24-hour secured keyless entry. 512-746-2444. anyseasongtn@yahoo.com

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Kai Sushi

1805 S. US 183
Leander, TX

Now Open

Judy Yoon hosted the grand opening for her restaurant, Kai Sushi, on Aug. 1 at 1805 S. US 183, Ste. 400, Leander. The restaurant primarily serves sushi but also offers Japanese and Korean foods. Appetizers include spicy edamame and the avocado bomb, a baked avocado stuffed with crab and topped with shrimp, masago, spicy mayonnaise and sesame seeds. 512-456-0147. www.kaisushiatx.com

The Halal Corner

1200 Barbara Jordan Blvd., Ste. 300.
Austin, TX

Now Open

New restaurant The Halal Corner opened July 2 at 1200 Barbara Jordan Blvd., Ste. 300. The menu offers a mix of Greek, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern and Arabic food from the same ownership team behind Kismet Cafe on 24th Street. 512-480-0048. www.thehalalcorner.com

Bless This Nest

301 N. Mays Street
Round Rock, TX

Anniversaries

Bless This Nest celebrated its first anniversary Aug. 1 at 301 N. Mays St. Bless This Nest sells specialty paints and waxes, candles, vintage furniture, clothes, jewelry, antiques and housewares. Hours are Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 512-255-2368. www.blessthisnestroundrock.com

Waffle House

14201 Mueschke Road
Cypress, TX

Coming Soon

Waffle House is expected to open in late September or early October at 14201 Mueschke Road, Cypress, off of Hwy. 290. The chain specializes in breakfast items, such as waffles, hash browns and Texas melts. Specialty items include pecan, chocolate chip and peanut butter waffles. www.wafflehouse.com

Snapper Jack's Catering

11422 West Road
Houston, TX

Relocations

After closing in April, Snapper Jack’s Seafood reopened as Snapper Jack’s Catering July 31 at 11422 West Road, Houston. Formerly located on Jones Road in Jersey Village, the owners reopened strictly as a catering and take-out restaurant and no longer offer dine-in opportunities. The business specializes in seafood, but also offers Tex-Mex, Italian, American, deli, breakfast foods and desserts.713-983-8222. www.snapperjackscatering.com

Creative Side Jewelry Academy of Austin

321 W Ben White Blvd
Austin, TX

Expansions

Starting in September, Creative Side Jewelry Academy of Austin at 321 W. Ben White Blvd., Ste. 204, will offer new Young Metalsmiths programs for ages 10-15, including after-school, home school and weekend workshops. 512-799-0731. www.creativeside.org

Georgetown Sleep Center

3121 Northwest Blvd.
Georgetown, TX

Anniversaries

The Georgetown Sleep Center is celebrating 10 years of business in August. The facility at 3121 Northwest Blvd. provides sleep care, physician evaluation and sleep disorder treatments. 512-868-5055. www.georgetownsleepcenter.com

Champion's Nutrition

8610 Louetta Road, Ste. C, Spring,
Spring, Tx

Now Open

A new supplement store, Champions Nutrition, located at 8610 Louetta Road, Ste. C, Spring, opened in late July. The upscale nutrition store offers products for those participating in sports at a high level and customers looking to live a healthy lifestyle. 281-205-7605. www.facebook.com/championsnutrition

Goodwill Select Store

12942 Willow Chase Drive
Spring, Tx

Now Open

A new Goodwill Select Store and Donation Center opened in June in the Willowchase Center at 12942 Willow Chase Drive. The 21,000-square-foot store accepts donated items, electronics, toys office supplies and usable furniture. Customers can also purchase items from the store’s retail component. www.goodwill.org

Hotel Granduca

320-B S. Capital of Texas Hwy.
Austin, TX

Coming Soon

Hotel Granduca, now under construction at 320-B S. Capital of Texas Hwy., Austin, will open a month ahead of schedule Oct. 1. The hotel will offer 194 rooms and suites. Its amenities include a heated swimming pool, transportation to University of Texas football games, restaurants, and a billiards and library room. 512-646-3007. www.granducaaustin.com

Public Employees Credit Union

15800 RM 620
Round Rock, TX

Now Open

Public Employees Credit Union opened July 27 at 15800 RM 620. PECU is a full-service financial institution offering checking accounts, savings accounts and loans. Anyone living, working, worshiping or going to school within a 10-mile radius of the credit union may join. 512-474-1955. www.pecutx.org

Absolute Fitness and Nutrition

25600 Westheimer Parkway
Katy, TX

Now Open

Absolute Fitness and Nutrition opened the last week of August at 25600 Westheimer Parkway, Ste. 300, Katy. The company offers customized and comprehensive fitness, nutrition and wellness plans with proactive mentoring support. 713-882-2108. www.afan4life.com

ILoveKickboxing-Austin

1700 S. Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX

Now Open

ILoveKickboxing-Austin opened May 20 at 1700 S. Lamar Blvd., Ste. 203. The studio offers different fitness classes that incorporate four types of boxing and kickboxing from throughout the world. Classes take place Monday through Saturday at various times. 512-960-6069. www.ilovekickboxingaustintx.comve

Double Dip Frozen Custard

Main Street and Teel Parkway
Frisco, TX

Relocations

Double Dip Frozen Custard is relocating its location in December or January to the northeast corner of Main Street and Teel Parkway. The restaurant offers frozen treats, hot dogs and sandwiches. The new location will feature a grill. 972-377-8668. www.doubledipfrozencustard.com

Whataburger

FM 423
Frisco, TX

Coming Soon

Whataburger is opening a location this fall on the northeast corner of FM 423 and Stonebrook Parkway. The Texas-based fast food chain offers made-to-order hamburgers and sandwiches. www.whataburger.com

Corner Bakery

19355 I-10
Katy, TX

Now Open

Corner Bakery Greenhouse location opened Aug. 17 at 19355 I-10 Ste. 700, Katy, offering a full menu of breakfast, lunch and dinner bistro options as well as standard bakery fare. 832-772-9874. www.cornerbakerycafe.com

TradeMark Media

2400 Webberville Road
Austin, TX

Relocations

Digital strategy design and development firm TradeMark Media opened its new office June 29 at 2400 Webberville Road, Ste. B, after closing its location on Seventh Street. The team helps businesses from all industries create or revamp a web presence, including website overhauls, redesigns or relaunches or first-time launches. TradeMark Media opened in Austin in 1999. 512-459-7000. www.trademarkmedia.com

The Hive

535 E. Fernhurst Drive
Katy, TX

Now Open

The Hive opened March 16 at 535 E. Fernhurst Drive. The company offers virtual office service and co-working space including executive offices, conference rooms and open work space for telecommuters. Space can be rented monthly or hourly. Mail pick-up and and reception services are also offered. 281-849-4130. www.thehivekaty.com.

Hope Organic Salon & Spa

22106 W. Hwy. 71
Spicewood, TX

Now Open

Hope Organic Salon & Spa, 22106 W. Hwy. 71, Ste. 200, Spicewood, opened Feb. 23. The full-service, all-organic salon provides hair-coloring systems that are not tested on animals. 512-264-2112. www.hopeorganicsalonspa.com

Hollywood Feed

200 N. Kimball Ave.
Southlake, TX

Now Open

Hollywood Feed, a natural and holistic pet food merchant, opened in February in Southlake Corners at 200 N. Kimball Ave., Ste. 200, Southlake. The shop sells food, toys and accessories and offers dog baths. 817-421-4442. www.hollywoodfeed.com

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Adventure Kids Playcare is planning to open a location at Carriage Hills Boulevard and FM 1488 this fall. Adventure Kids offers an hourly child care and entertainment center for kids ages 6 weeks to 12 years old. www.web.adventurekidsplaycare.com

H-E-B

Boudreaux Road and Grand Parkway
Tomball, TX

Coming Soon

Big-box grocer H-E-B plans to open a new Tomball area location near Boudreaux Road and the Grand Parkway. Lacey Dalcour-Salas, H-E-B manager of public affairs for the Houston office, said the company has not identified a construction timeline for the new store. www.heb.com

Alianza Eco School

12603 Louetta Road
Cypress, TX

Now Open

Spanish immersion preschool Alianza Eco School opened July 10 at 12603 Louetta Road, Ste. 112, Cypress. Co-founders Adriana Rodriguez and Angeles Cossini provide curriculum that emphasizes multilingual and multicultural education. Programs are broken down into specific age ranges for infants through kindergarten students. 281-643-7800. www.alianzaecoschool.com

Piada Italian Street Food

3301 Preston Road
Frisco, TX

Coming Soon

Piada Italian Street Food will open its first Frisco location in November at 3301 Preston Road. The restaurant allows customers to choose between made-to-order menu items or creating their own piada, pasta or salad. Each food item can come with different toppings and Italian sauces. www.mypiada.com

Fit Body Boot Camp

2827 Dulles Ave.
Missouri City, TX

Now Open

Fit Body Boot Camp opened a new location in late May at 2827 Dulles Ave., Missouri City. The indoor boot camp is result-oriented and offers small group training and nutritional coaching. Memberships at the gym include access to various workout sessions, meal plans, monthly weigh-ins, measurements and tailored workout plans with a certified trainer. 832-740-0032. www.fitbodymissouricity.com

Ann's Piece of Cake

1631 Barton Springs Road
Austin, TX

Now Open

A food truck providing to-go cake slices from Ann’s Kitchen Cakes opened July 4. Ann’s Piece of Cake offers eight cake flavors by the slice, cake balls and cupcakes at 1631 Barton Springs Road. Ann’s Kitchen Cakes, a Northwest Austin bakery on Spicewood Springs Road, has provided an assortment of desserts and treats to Austin for more than 30 years. 512-335-4545. www.annspieceofcake.com

Biscuits + Groovy

10106 Manchaca Rd
Austin, TX

Now Open

Local food trailer Biscuits + Groovy opened a south location June 21 at 10106 Manchaca Road. The disco-themed business serves biscuits and gravy and has operated its original trailer in Hyde Park for five years. 512-373-6031. www.iwantbiscuits.com

UFC Gym

10360 Hwy. 6
Missouri City, TX

Anniversaries

UFC Gym celebrated its one-year anniversary at 10360 Hwy. 6, Ste. A, Missouri City, in May. The location offers boxing, kickboxing and jui-jitsu classes, along with dozens of other courses in mixed martial arts. 281-972-9126. www.ufcgym.com/mocity

Dimassi's Mediterranean Buffet

22453 I-10
Katy, TX

Now Open

Dimassi's Mediterranean Buffet opened its first Katy location at 22453 I-10 in late January. The restaurant offers a buffet filled with Mediterranean dishes, such as chicken and beef kebabs, falafel, hummus and tabbouleh salad. The restaurant offers catering. 281-574-5977. www.dimassi.com.

The Palace Theater

817 S Austin Ave
Georgetown, TX

In The News

The Palace Theatre launched a $2.5 million campaign in July to build a new children’s education center at Second and Rock streets. The facility will include a 200-seat theater, a lobby, green rooms and dressing rooms, a dance and vocal studio, classrooms, offices, craft rooms and space for storage. The land and $1 million have already been pledged for the project, and the theater must match the $1 million gift…

Zippy's Chicken Tenders & BBQ

2550 Preston Road
Frisco, TX

Closings

Zippy's Chicken Tenders & BBQ at 2550 Preston Road closed in March. The restaurant opened in June 2014.

Young Kids Academy

12364 Jones Road
Houston, TX

Coming Soon

Local resident Kenneth Botwe plans to open a new day care business, Young Kids Academy, in October at 12364 Jones Road, Houston. The facility’s hours of operation are 6 a.m.-7 p.m. and will cater to children ages six weeks-12 years old. Preschool and summer programs will be offered as well as before- and after-school programs with drop-off and pick-up service at area schools. www.youngkidsacademy.com

Beverly Hills Rejuvenation Center

1221 E. SH 114
Southlake, Tx

Now Open

Beverly Hills Rejuvenation Center opened in June in Carroll Pointe at 1221 E. SH 114, Ste. 150, Southlake. The medical spa offers chemical peels, injectables, stem cell rejuvenation and laser skin resurfacing. 817-251-9280. www.bhrcdallas.com

CitrusBlue

1315 W. Grand Parkway S.
Katy, TX

Now Open

CitrusBlue opened June 29 at 1315 W. Grand Parkway S., Ste. 114, Katy. The store packages healthy meals that are ready to eat, using ingredients that are locally sourced as much as possible. CitrusBlue also has a retail section for customers to buy refrigerated meals. Customers can pick up their meals from the store, or have food delivered. 832-437-2229. www.thecitrusblue.com

Jersey Mike's Subs

520 Hwy. 6
Sugar Land, TX

Coming Soon

Jersey Mike’s Subs is slated to open a new Sugar Land location in mid-August at 520 Hwy. 6, Ste. 100, Sugar Land. The New Jersey-based sandwich restaurant franchise features a variety of both cold and hot sub sandwiches, such as its Italian and meatball. The sandwich shop also offers a number of cheesesteak, wrap and vegetarian options. 800-321-7676. www.jerseymikes.com

Weir's Furniture

5801 Preston Road
Plano, TX

Expansions

Weir's Furniture, located at 5801 Preston Road, has expanded its retail space and extended its hours. The Plano store will have nearly 5,500 extra square feet in its retail shopping area. The additional space will offer customers more selections to choose from while also re-organizing product categories to enhance the shopping experience. The store's new hours of operation are Mon.ÐSat. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. 972-403-7878. www.weirsfurniture.com

Small Town Sugar

14348 Liberty St.
Montgomery, Texas

Coming Soon

Small Town Sugar will open at the former Rhinestone Cowgirl Boutique at 14348 Liberty St., Montgomery on Sept. 19. The store will sell sweets and specialty gifts, and will also function as a party room for rent. After 10 years in the fashion industry, owner Tiffany Lockhart closed Rhinestone Cowgirl, Aug. 16 to pursue opening Small Town Sugar. 936-597-4007. www.facebook.com/smalltownsugartx

Independence Fine Foods

1807 W Slaughter Ln
Austin, TX

Anniversaries

Local fast-casual restaurant Independence Fine Foods celebrates its one-year anniversary at 1807 W. Slaughter Lane, Ste. 100, on Aug. 7. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. 512-363-5672. www.independencefinefood.com

H-E-B

3540 Rayford Road
Spring, TX

Coming Soon

H-E-B is expected to open in early summer at 3540 Rayford Road in Spring. H-E-B offers fresh seafood, meats and freshly squeezed juices. The store features a custom cake bakery, meat and cheese trays as well as deli sandwiches. 713-329-3920. www.heb.com

Russos New York Pizzeria

3915 W. Davis St.
Conroe, Texas

Anniversaries

Russo’s New York Pizzeria celebrated its first anniversary July 15 at 3915 W. Davis St., Ste. 180, Conroe. The restaurant serves a range of pizza and Italian food options, including mozzarella fritti, a Greek calzone and pasta. 936-539-5900. www.nypizzeria.com

Five Guys Burgers and Fries

1500 E. Whitestone Blvd
Cedar Park, TX

Now Open

Washington, D.C.-based burger franchise Five Guys Burgers and Fries opened May 25 at 1500 E. Whitestone Blvd, Cedar Park. The eatery serves hamburgers, cheeseburgers, hot dogs, veggie sandwiches and BLTs. 512-260-7336. www.fiveguys.com

ivivva

1431 Main St.
Southlake, TX

Now Open

Athletic apparel store ivivva opened in July at 1431 Main St., Southlake. Created by lululemon, the store sells headwear, pants, skirts, tights and dresses for girls and teenagers. Complimentary morning yoga classes are offered every Saturday. 817-251-6731. www.ivivva.com

The Yoga Factory and Wellness Center Plano

5800 Legacy Drive
Plano, TX 75024

Coming Soon

Discounted pre-opening membership packages are now available for The Yoga Factory and Wellness Center, which is set to open in September at 5800 Legacy Drive, Ste. C12, in the Shops at Legacy. The yoga studio and chiropractic wellness center will provide Vinyasa yoga classes for all levels as well as workshops, beginner's classes and chiropractic services. Nutrition counseling, homeopathy and health-enhancing supplements will also be available. 214-558-8064. www.theyogafactorydallas.com

Oasis RV Boat Storage

752 CR 234
Georgetown, TX

Expansions

Oasis RV Boat Storage at 752 CR 234 is expanding to include 20 new 14-by-30-foot garage units with 12-by-12-foot overhead doors. Construction is expected to be complete in mid-August. The company is offering a limited number of units at reduced rates and is currently taking reservations. 512-635-6412. www.oasisrvboatstorage.com

Wash 'N Roll

1300 W. Pflugerville Parkway
Pflugerville, TX

Coming Soon

Wash ‘N Roll will open at 1300 W. Pflugerville Parkway at the corner of Grand Avenue Parkway in December. Wash ‘N Roll is an express car wash offering a variety of packages and detailing services. This will be the fifth location in the Austin area. 512-379-7550. www.washroll.com

Nekter Juice Bar

4901 Park Blvd.
Plano, TX 75093

Now Open

Nekter Juice Bar opened its third Texas location July 18 at 4901 W. Park Blvd., Ste. 539-A. The California-based chain specializes in nutritious start-you-day drinks using fresh fruits and vegetables. www.nekterjuicebar.com

Ultimate Pilates

4690 McDermott Road
Plano, TX 75024

Relocations

Ultimate Pilates has moved from 8404 Preston Road, Ste. 204, to 4690 McDermott Road, Ste. 101. The studio provides a fitness regimen that combines the core strengthening and flexibility benefits of traditional Pilates with the sculpting benefits of weight training and the cardiovascular benefits of circuit training. 214-997-3487. www.ultimatepilates.com

Helios Med Spa and Vein Center

425 Holderrieth Blvd.
Tomball, TX

Now Open

Medical director and owner Dr. Waqar Khan opened Helios Med Spa and Vein Center in May at 425 Holderrieth Blvd., Ste. 212B, Tomball. The center offers a variety of laser skin treatments, including facials and hair removal as well as Botox, fillers, varicose and spider vein treatment and body contouring. 281-301-1200. www.heliosmedspa.com

Grapevine Craft Brewery

906 Jean St.
Grapevine, TX

Coming Soon

Grapevine Craft Brewery will open in May in the Main Street District. The 11,000-square-foot brewery will have a two-story taproom and a 2,800-square-foot outdoor beer garden at 906 Jean St., Grapevine. 817-823-7225. www.grapevineontap.com

The Grove Wine Bar & Kichen

800 W. Sixth St.
Austin, TX

Now Open

The Grove Wine Bar & Kitchen opened its third location July 1 at 800 W. Sixth St. with Lola Savannah Coffee Lounge sharing the space. Breakfast, lunch and dinner is served seven days a week with brunch on the weekends. Patrons can find coffee, smoothies, breakfast tacos and pastries at Lola’s. A variety of pizzas, salads, pastas and other entrees are served at The Grove. 512-236-4340. www.grovewinebar.com

Bun On The Run Burgers

414 W. Third St.
Austin, TX

Now Open

Bun On The Run Burgers opened June 1 in the former location of R U Hungry?, which closed in mid-May. The food truck at 414 W. Third St. sells made-from-scratch Halal beef burgers, salads, sides and desserts. Local ingredients are used when possible. 512-529-2548. www.bunontherunburgers.com

BabiesRUs

1701 Preston Road
Plano, TX 75093

Closings

BabiesRUs will be closing at the end of the company's lease term at 1701 Preston Road, Ste. E, on July 26. Shoppers can visit BabiesRUs stores in Garland, Allen and Mesquite. 972-735-1229. www.babiesrus.com

Amazing Spaces Springwoods Village

2123 Spring Stuebner Rd
Spring, Tx

Coming Soon

Amazing Spaces plans to open a new location near Springwoods Village at Holzwarth and Spring Stuebner roads in the fall of 2016. The storage company’s sixth location is less than a mile away from the new ExxonMobil campus. The storage business will feature alarms on every unit door, climate-controlled units and 24/7 monitoring of security cameras. Amazing Spaces expects to begin construction in the first quarter of next year and…

Teriyaki Madness

4150 Legacy Drive
Frisco, TX

Now Open

Teriyaki Madness opened early August at 4150 Legacy Drive, Ste. 410. The restaurant offers Asian dishes featuring the company’s signature teriyaki sauce. 214-436-4617. www.teriyakimadness.com

Jordan's Sweet Shop

26400 Kuykendahl Road
The Woodlands, TX

Now Open

Jordan's Sweet Shoppe opened at 26400 Kuykendahl Road, Ste. A130 in February. The Creekside Park candy store is also an ice cream parlor and gift shop. Jordan's Sweet Shoppe offers specialty chocolates and hard to find candies. The gift shop carries Mickey Mouse Jelly Belly banks and novelty candies. 281-255-2006.

Moore Insurance Group

4280 Main St., Ste. 400
Frisco, TX

Relocations

Moore Insurance Group is moving its office in September to 4280 Main St., Ste. 400. The insurance agency offers home, auto, life, health and business insurance. 972-432-6650. www.mooreinsgroup.com

Diva Design Studio

115 W Seventh St
Georgetown, TX

Anniversaries

Diva Design Studio is celebrating its 10th year on the Square at 115 W. Seventh St. in July. Randy and Jeannine Weisbrod own the business, which offers total home decor and design services. 512-930-7876. www.divageorgetown.com

Rhea's Ice Cream

318 N. LBJ Drive
San Marcos, TX

New Ownership

Lindsey Belk took over ownership of Rhea’s Ice Cream, 318 N. LBJ Drive, San Marcos, in June. Former owner and founder Rhea Ortamond transferred ownership to Belk after moving to Chicago. In addition to ice cream, the business serves baked goods from Root Cellar Bakery. 512-667-7598

Tyrosys

2913 Williams Drive Suite 220
Georgetown, TX

Anniversaries

The Georgetown branch of Tyrosys Corp, an Apple Inc. authorized service provider, is celebrating its fifth anniversary in business Aug. 9. The store at 2913 Williams Drive, Ste. 220 offers repair service for Macs in house, along with mail-in repairs and tutoring. 512-686-0469. www.tyrosys.com

Bahama Buck’s

1227 Museum Square Drive
Sugar Land, TX

Now Open

Bahama Buck’s opened its first Sugar Land location in early March at 1227 Museum Square Drive, Ste. F, Sugar Land. The company has locations throughout the U.S. and offers more than 50 flavors of shaved ice. Bahama Buck’s also serves smoothies, sodas and coffee. 281-207-6360. www.bahamabucks.com

Pure Barre

4712 Colleyville Blvd.
Colleyville, TX

Coming Soon

Pure Barre will open in October at 4712 Colleyville Blvd., Ste. 150, Colleyville. The business will host exercise classes in which attendees use a ballet barre. 214-507-1851. www.purebarre.com

Brixton Pet Health

4611 FM 1463
Katy, TX

Now Open

Brixton Pet Health opened in June at 4611 FM 1463, Bldg B, Katy. The new 14,000-square-foot facility offers veterinary care, including screenings and surgeries. The business also provides pet day care, boarding and grooming services. 832-913-3200. www.brixtonpet.com

12th Street Bakery

1208 Chicon St.
Austin, TX 78702

Now Open

Breakfast pastries and desserts can be found at the 12th Street Bakery food truck. The truck opened July 30 at 1208 Chicon St. with ownership planning to employ and train at-risk youth from East Austin. http://12thstreetbakery.blogspot.com

Kelly Auto Service

1797 Texas Parkway
Missouri City, TX

Now Open

Kelley Auto Service opened May 11 at 1797 Texas Parkway, Missouri City. The car service shop offers oil changes, engine diagnostics, electrical repair, shock replacement and air conditioning services as well as state inspections. Kelly Auto Service has also partnered with Universal Transmission Auto Repair in Houston for assistance in rebuilding transmissions. 281-969-7950.

Abundant Grace Christian Montessori Academy

1970 E. Dove Road
Southlake, TX

Relocations

Abundant Grace Christian Montessori Academy moved in March to its newly renovated space at 1970 E. Dove Road, Southlake, from its previous location off White Chapel Boulevard. The school accepts children ages 3-7 and has plans to expand. The school will host an open house every Saturday in April from 2-4 p.m. 817-421-9591. www.agcma.com

Modern Salon

15202 Mason Road
Cypress, TX

Now Open

Modern Salon opened a new Fairfield location July 14 at 15202 Mason Road, Cypress. Co-owners Long Pham and Manny Tran provide services, such as hair styling, cutting, massages, waxing, manicures and pedicures. Other locations of the salon can be found on Huffmeister and North Houston Rosslyn roads. www.modernsalondayspa.com

Tupps Brewery

721 Anderson St.
McKinney, TX

Now Open

Tupps Brewery opened at 721 Anderson St. in mid-April. The new brewery uses technical means to maintain consistency in the five different beers it produces. 214-704-5039. www.tuppsbrewery.com

Sweet Serendipity

701 S Austin Avenue
Georgetown, TX 78626

Anniversaries

Sweet Serendipity is celebrating 10 years in business in August. The sweet shop at 710 S. Austin Ave. has been selling sweet treats and home decor on the Square since Aug. 19, 2005. 512-864-1511. www.sweetserendipityinc.com

OfficeMakers

1005 Katyland Drive
Katy, Tx

Now Open

OfficeMakers opened its new showroom in July at 1005 Katyland Drive, Katy. The store sells office furniture, including chairs, cubicles, desks and tables as well as filing and storage cabinets. 281-574-3800. www.officemakers.com

Clintstones BBQ

4550 FM 967
Buda, TX

Now Open

Clint and Dana Smith opened Clintstones BBQ at 967 Food Trucks park, 4550 FM 967, Buda, in late May. The food truck serves barbecue sandwiches, sausage wraps and pork ribs. The hamburgers—made with Angus beef and served with traditional toppings such as lettuce, tomato, onions and pickles—are the most popular menu item, Clint said. 512-415-0870. www.facebook.com/clintstonesbbq

Thing 4 Bling

1205 Round Rock Ave
Round Rock, TX

Now Open

Thing 4 Bling opened in May at 1205 Round Rock Ave., Ste. 127. Thing 4 Bling is a boutique that provides children’s clothing and accessories as well as custom embroidery and monogramming. Hours are Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sat. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 512-773-1944. www.thing4bling.com

Salata

17515 Spring Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77429

Now Open

The newest location of Salata opened in Cypress Aug. 20 at 17515 Spring Cypress Road. The salad bar franchise allows customers to build their own salad or wrap from a fresh selection of fruits, vegetables, cheese and meat. 281-213-2101. www.salata.com

M/I Homes

801 N. Capital Texas Hwy
Austin, TX

Relocations

M/I Homes relocated its Austin office June 15 from the Westlake area to 6801 N. Capital Texas Hwy., Bldg. 2, Ste. 100. The business builds new homes in the Austin area. In the fall a design center will open in the office where homebuyers can choose and customize various aspects of their home, such as cabinets, fixtures and paint color. 512-265-0288. www.mihomes.com

Realty Austin

3801 Berkman Drive
Austin, TX

Now Open

The sixth area location of Realty Austin opened July 7 at 3801 Berkman Drive, Ste. A. The residential real estate brokerage group assists clients in buying or selling residential properties. 512-241-1300. www.realtyaustin.com

AA Green Teahouse

16051 Dessau Road,
Pflugerville, TX

Coming Soon

AA Green Teahouse will open in August at 16051 Dessau Road, Ste. F, next to Tree House Kids Daycare. The business will sell green tea, cream teas, smoothies, and tapioca gels and pudding blended with fresh fruits. Hours will be Mon.-Fri. 7 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sat.-Sun. 8 a.m.-9 p.m.

Jersey Mike's Subs

4601 N. Lamar Blvd., Ste. 504
Austin, TX

Coming Soon

Two new locations of Jersey Mike’s Subs will open in September with one location at  600 E. Ben White Blvd., Ste. 350, and another at  4601 N. Lamar Blvd., Ste. 504. The New Jersey-based sandwich shop offers traditional hot and cold deli sandwiches as well as wraps, salads, chips, cookies and brownies. www.jerseymikes.com

Vivero Growers Nursery

12000 West Highway 290
Austin, TX

Expansions

Vivero Growers Nursery will expand in September to include a space next door to its gardening supply facility at 12000 W. Hwy. 290. The business will take over an adjoining lot, add a bigger nursery and retail space, and build a new greenhouse. Vivero also celebrates its five-year anniversary. 512-587-4476. www.viverogrowers.com

Water Tree Store

6160 Jack C. Hays Trail, Ste. D, Kyle
Kyle, Tx

Now Open

Sarah Garrard and Bonnie George opened the Water Tree Store, 6160 Jack C. Hays Trail, Ste. D, Kyle, on July 27. The store sells alkaline water, home filtration systems, health products and vitamins. 512-931-1512. www.thewatertreestore.com/kyletx

The Pub

204 W. Virgina St.
McKinney, TX

Anniversaries

The Pub, 204 W. Virginia St., celebrated five years in downtown McKinney in March. The Pub opened in 2010 as the sister bar to the Fillmore Pub in Historic Downtown Plano. 972-369-1800. www.themckinneypub.com

Hero Way Strength and Conditioning

651 N. US 183
Leander, TX

Name Change

In July, Gabriel Azua and Taylor Ivie changed the name of Snap Fitness, located at 651 N. US 183, Ste. 370, Leander, to Hero Way Strength and Conditioning. The business offers private occupational therapy and pain-management services and aims to provide a community-oriented environment for people of all fitness experience levels. 512-796-6068. www.herowaysc.com

Bloom Communications

8705 Shoal Creek Blvd., Ste. 201
Austin, TX

Relocations

Bloom Communications moved from East Fifth Street to 8705 Shoal Creek Blvd., Ste. 201, on June 1. The firm provides strategic marketing, market research and public relation services to nonprofit and for-profit organizations that give back to the community. 512-535-5066. www.bloom-comm.com

The Exchange of Georgetown

109 W Seventh St
Georgetown, TX

New Ownership

Little Loft owner Amanda Hanes purchased The Exchange at 109 W. Seventh St., Ste. 115, on April 1. Formerly The Exchange at Annarella, Hanes changed the store's name to The Exchange of Georgetown. The store sells preowned clothing and accessories. Hanes said monograming company Southern Stitchworks will occupy space in the store, and Hanes will add inventory from Red Bird Design. The store will also begin selling men's clothing. 512-864-9822.…

Funky Monkey House of Wheels

31903 Hwy. 249
Pinehurst, TX

Now Open

Owner Jimmy Bailey opened Funky Monkey House of Wheels on June 8 at 31903 Hwy. 249, Pinehurst. The business offers custom and regulation tires, wheels and accessories for cars, trucks and four-wheelers. 281-259-3865 (FUNK). www.funkymonkeywheels.com

Luigi's

901 Crystal Falls Parkway
Leander, TX

Anniversaries

The owners of Italian restaurant Luigi's, Genc and Luke Krasniqi, celebrated the business's five-year anniversary March 17. The restaurant is located at 901 Crystal Falls Parkway, and offers options for catering. 512-260-8787. www.luigisristoranteitaliano.com

Maven Power, LLC

3707 FM 1960, Ste. 220
Houston, Tx

Relocations

Maven Power, LLC. relocated July 1 to 3707 FM 1960, Ste. 220, Houston from The Vintage. Maven Power provides equipment, engineering, and services for the power generation and oil and gas industries to supply and tie together a power system. Items offered include switchgears; transformers; fuel systems; protection and metering; and controls. 832-286-1123. www.mavenpower.com

North Cypress Emergency Room

15103 Mason Road
Cypress, TX

Coming Soon

A new North Cypress Emergency Room is expected to open Oct. 1 at 15103 Mason Road, Cypress. Operated by North Cypress Medical Center, the ER will include seven treatment rooms for minor and major emergencies, an outpatient imaging center and outpatient lab. A separate building onsite will serve as office space for physicians. www.northcypresser.com

Pizzaiolo's Gourmet Pizza

18306 FM 1488
Magnolia, Tx

Now Open

Owner Luis Hernandez opened Pizzaiolo’s Gourmet Pizza in early July at 18304 FM 1488, Ste. 1, Magnolia, near Las Fuentes Mexican Restaurant. The restaurant serves a variety of gourmet pizzas, pastas, sandwiches, salads and desserts. Drive-thru, dine-in and delivery options are available. 281-789-7189. www.pizzaiolosmagnolia.com

Two Rivers Market

103 N. Austin Ave., Bldg. 1
Georgetown, TX

New Ownership

Karl Hohen and Beverly Clendennen took over ownership of Two Rivers Market on Aug. 5. The grocery market at 103 N. Austin Ave. opened in early 2015 offering fresh produce, baked goods, wine and beer. www.facebook.com/twormarket

Texas Fresh Juice

8790 TX-6
Missouri City, TX

Now Open

Texas Fresh Juice opened in May in Sienna Village at 8790 Hwy. 6, Ste. 160, Missouri City. The organic juice shop prepares a variety of in-house organic vegetable and fruit juices, such as almond milk, for customers. The shop also sells a selection of immune-boosting shots, such as lemon and ginger shots, and cold-brewed coffee. 281-778-9377. www.texasfreshjuice.com

The Lash Lounge

1161 E. Southlake Blvd.
Southlake, TX

Coming Soon

The Lash Lounge will open in September in Park Village at 1161 E. Southlake Blvd., Ste. 206, Southlake. The specialty salon will offer eyelash and eyebrow extensions, eyebrow threading and permanent makeup services as well as an exclusive range of makeup products. 817-442-5274. www.thelashlounge.com

Mesa's Mexican Grill

7820 Eldorado Parkway
McKinney, TX

Now Open

The second location of Mesa's Mexican Grill opened Dec. 1 at 7820 Eldorado Parkway, Ste. 160. The family-owned restaurant serves Mexican food classics, such as enchiladas, fajitas and burritos as well as sopapillas for dessert. 469-617-3090. www.mesasmexgrill.com

Austin Young Chamber


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Relocations

Austin Young Chamber relocated its office from the downtown Hilton Austin to Owen’s Garage at 1408 E. 13th St on May 1. The chamber’s mission is to develop and connect young Austin professionals and provide opportunities with various programs each month. www.austinyc.org

Thai 2 U

4550 FM 967
Buda, TX

Now Open

Ivori Bunthanom and Ruth Musbach opened Thai 2 U at 967 Food Trucks park, 4550 FM 967, Buda, on April 3. The aunt-and-niece proprietors said their truck serves authentic Thai cuisine. Its menu includes pad thai—a staple noodle dish in Thailand—as well as basil fried rice and various curries. 512-993-1771

Village Cleaners

202 Walton Way
Cedar Park, TX

Relocations

In the beginning of June, Village Cleaners relocated within Cedar Park from 1775 Bagdad Road, Ste A, to 202 Walton Way, Ste. 113. The business provides dry cleaning and laundry services. 512-582-9222

Protivix

3001 Dallas Parkway
Frisco, TX

Now Open

Protivix, a business technology solutions consulting firm, opened July 27 at 3001 Dallas Parkway, Ste. 210. Protivix offers services such as information technology strategies and program management. 972-905-2160. www.protivix.com

Blind Pig Liquor

10100 West Road
Houston, TX

Now Open

Nathan Strubberg opened Blind Pig Liquor at the former Atlantis Liquor earlier this year at 10100 West Road, Ste. E, Houston. The Prohibition-themed liquor store offers a variety of wine, beer, spirits and cigars. The business also sells products wholesale and for events. 281-469-9463. www.blindpigliquor.com

Fusion Academy

201 State St.
Southlake, TX

Coming Soon

Fusion Academy, an accredited private school providing one-to-one classrooms for children grades 6-12, will open Sept. 1 at 201 State St., Ste. 200, Southlake. This nontraditional school will allow complete customization for each student, and course material will be presented at the student’s pace. 866-465-2558. www.fusionsouthlake.com

Lone Star Delights

108 Front St.
Kyle, TX

Now Open

Mary and Chris Halenza opened Lone Star Delights, 108 Front St., Kyle, on July 29. The store sells kettle corn and gourmet fruit ice, a sorbet-like frozen fruit puree, along with other local goods. Its 10 fruit ice flavors include mango, coconut, tamarind and lime. 817-905-8327. www.lonestarkettlecorn.com

Walgreens

15110 Mason Road
Cypress, TX

Now Open

A new Walgreens opened July 19 at 15110 Mason Road, Cypress, at the Cypresswood Drive intersection. The location offers grocery items, three photo kiosks and pharmacy services, including immunizations, blood pressure checks and medication reviews. Pharmacy customers can also join a prescription savings club for savings on insurance and medications. 832-349-7252. www.walgreens.com

Green Pastures

811 W. Live Oak St.
Austin, TX

In The News

Historic South Austin restaurant and event venue Green Pastures was sold to a developer and will undergo renovations beginning in January. The 1895 Victorian home at 811 W. Live Oak St. will remain open until renovations occur, and plans to build a boutique hotel are in the works. www.greenpasturesrestaurant.com

Maid Right

1110 N Loop 336 W
Conroe, TX 77301

Now Open

Maid Right of Conroe opened July 1 at 1110 N. Loop 336 W., Ste. 310, Conroe. The business provides cleaning personnel to the Conroe and Montgomery area for household cleaning. The business uses a home disinfectant system to kill bacteria throughout the home. 936-828-4000. www.conroe.maidright.com

Boulevard Eatz

7101 Colleyville Blvd.
Colleyville, TX

Now Open

Boulevard Eatz opened in April at 7101 Colleyville Blvd., Colleyville. Located inside Bear Creek Spirits and Wine, chef Mark Pierce provides fresh food to take home. Customers can also choose from the chef's choice sides and main courses prepared each day for lunch or dinner. Catering is also available. 817-488-3289. www.boulevardeatz.com

JEI Learning Center

16525 Lexington Blvd.
Sugar Land, TX

Coming Soon

JEI Learning Center is opening a new location in mid-August at 16525 Lexington Blvd., Ste. 130, Sugar Land. The learning center provides supplemental education programs for children struggling in math, English, reading and writing. The center also provides programs, such as Brain Safari, focusing on critical analytical thinking skills for children in pre-K through third grade. Other programs help children and teenagers up to ninth grade. 713-999-5335. http://sugarland.jeilearning.com

Cedar Park Overhead Doors

1408 N. Bell Blvd
Cedar Park, TX

Relocations

In July, Cedar Park Overhead Doors relocated its interactive showroom from 2423 S. Bell Blvd., Cedar Park, to a larger space at 1408 N. Bell Blvd., Cedar Park. The business sells overhead garage doors, including steel, fiberglass and wood doors. The showroom allows customers to see how the company’s overhead garage doors and garage door openers function. Cedar Park Overhead Doors has been in business for 30 years. 512-335-7441. www.cpdoors.com

Moore Design Styles

202 Walton Way
Cedar Park, TX

Now Open

Floral design shop Moore Design Styles LLC opened Feb. 7 at 202 Walton Way, Ste. 198, Cedar Park, next door to Sally's Beauty Supply. The business offers flowers and floral design classes and delivers to areas in Cedar Park, Leander and North Austin. Owner Marilyn Moore said the store teaches basic floral design, and private classes are offered in which students may take their arrangements home. The business also offers…

Angel's Liquor

901 E. Plano Parkway
Plano, TX 75074

Coming Soon

Angel’s Liquor is set to open its second location Sept. 2 at 901 E. Plano Parkway, Ste. 109. The business’ first store, Angel’s Beverage Center, was the first liquor store in Plano. Both locations are open six days a week. 972-424-0248. www.angelsbeverage.com

Jimmy's Egg Plano

8900 Ohio Dr.
Plano, TX 75024

Now Open

Jimmy’s Egg opened its second North Texas location July 27 at 8900 Ohio Drive, Ste. A. The eatery offers full-service breakfast and lunch entrees seven days a week as well as lunch catering options. 972-294-5610. www.jimmysegg.com

Goodfellas

8240 Preston Road
Plano, TX 75024

Renovations

Goodfellas pizza restaurant and bar reopened June 5 at 8240 Preston Road, Ste. 155, after closing for a time for a remodeling project. Renovations include a new patio and a larger bar. 972-473-7222. www.santinosgoodfellas.com

Salata

1855 Dallas Parkway
Plano, TX 75093

Now Open

Salata, the build-your-own salad and salad wrap restaurant, opened its second Plano location July 30 at 1855 Dallas Parkway, Ste. 300. The new Houston-based franchise chain boasts a variety of lettuces, vegetables, fruits, cheeses, meats and vegan proteins. 972-733-1733. www.salata.com

Cinco Ranch Barber Shop

23930 Westheimer Parkway
Katy, TX

Now Open

Cinco Ranch Barber Shop opened in May in Sola Salons at 23930 Westheimer Parkway, Ste. 120, Studio 13, Katy. Second-generation barber Stephanie Hasselbring offers haircuts and traditional straight razor shaves by appointment only. 281-682-8374. cincoranchbarbershop@yahoo.com

Children's Learning Adventure

6025 Hwy. 6 N.
Houston, TX

Now Open

A new Children’s Learning Adventure opened July 25 at 6025 Hwy. 6 N., Houston. Classes started Aug. 24 for children ages six weeks to 12 years old. The facility includes science and math labs, an art studio, a multimedia room, library, culinary kitchen and a bowling alley. Preschool and afterschool services are also available. 832-930-5725. www.childrenslearningadventure.com

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