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Cafe ZunZun shares passion for people, the planet in Cypress

Local coffee roaster Cafe ZunZun provides responsibly sourced beverages and coffee beans to the community.

Spring | Klein

Playhouse 1960 in Spring announces 50th season performance lineup

In mid-July, Playhouse 1960 announced the performance lineup for its upcoming 2022-23 season, which will be the theater’s 50th season of shows.

Southwest Austin | Dripping Springs

Club Pilates now open in Southwest Austin

The studio's trainers lead classes for all skill levels six days a week.

Pearland | Friendswood

District data: Breaking down enrollment, salaries, staffing at Alvin, Friendswood, Pearland ISDs

School districts in the Pearland and Friendswood area have undergone various changes over the years.


Little Kitchen HTX creates dishes with locally sourced ingredients in Jersey Village

A local couple uses their connections in famers markets to get local meats and produce to create classic dishes for their community.

Spring | Klein

Popshelf now open on FM 1960 in Champions area

Officials with Popshelf announced a new location opened Aug. 1 at 5650 FM 1960 W., Houston.

Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

Flower Mound Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Center now open

The office offers treatment services, hospitalization and critical care for pet emergencies.

Pearland | Friendswood

Hometown Sports Bar & Grill, formerly a Mexican restaurant, now serves comfort food

Mexico Bar & Grill opened in 2013, but the eatery did not grow as fast as owner Ram Aguilera would have liked.

Pearland | Friendswood

Stan’s Pop Shop moves from online to Webster store selling trendy, nostalgic items

Before the idea of Stan’s Pop Shop came to mind, owners Karen and James Slaton drove around Webster and asked about available space for a business.

Bay Area

Clear Creek ISD seeks expansion of Watch D.O.G.S. safety program

Clear Creek ISD will officially restart its Watch D.O.G.S.—or Dads of Great Students—program in the 2022-23 school year to boost student safety in its elementary schools.

Southwest Austin | Dripping Springs

Ascent Pain Solutions now open in Austin

An interventional pain management specialist has opened two clinics in North and South Austin.

Pearland | Friendswood

The Kuttin’ Edge Salon and Barbershop now open in Pearland

The Kuttin’ Edge Salon and Barbershop located at 12567 Broadway Ste. 117, Pearland, opened in late May. 

Central Austin

3 new Mexican restaurants to try in Central Austin this summer

La Plancha, Ensenada and Dos Fronteras have all opened in Austin this summer.


Construction wraps up on several 2019 bond projects in Cy-Fair ISD

Four bond projects from the 2019 bond package are nearing completion, with some buildings slated for completion by the end of the year.

Pflugerville | Hutto

Membership-based practice Aroha Medical now open in Pflugerville

A new direct primary care practice opened on Picadilly Drive in mid-July.

Spring | Klein

Cabo Bob’s coming to Willowbrook area this summer

Cabo Bob’s serves Tex-Mex cuisine, such as tacos, burritos, nachos and salads, that can be customized by patrons.

Lake Highlands | Lakewood

Mattison Avenue Salon Suites & Spa to open near Lakewood area of Dallas

The newest location will be located at 9667 N. Central Expressway, Ste. 130. According to an Aug. 1 release, the new location will benefit from its proximity to Mattison Avenue’s current Walnut Hill location.


Premier Martial Arts coming soon to Richardson

Premier Martial Arts is planning to open a location in Richardson, according to a Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation filing.

Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

Rumble Boxing now open in Flower Mound

The boxing-inspired fitness boutique combines boxing with strength training.

Lake Travis | Westlake

Luxury hair salon Volt Salons takes over Level 12 Salon in Bee Cave, Lakeway

The luxury hair salon specializes in hair extensions, color, cuts, treatments and stylings.