In the last few months, several new businesses have opened up in New Braunfels. Below is a noncoprehensive list of some of those businesses.


Veteran-based business Dance and Joy Wedding DJ and Events has expanded to include services in the New Braunfels area in March. The company, owned by DJ Ray Pinnock, has been providing entertainment for special events for the last 25 years and the company. Dance and Joy provides music and entertainment for all occasions from weddings to birthday parties and graduations. 210-518-9280.

Auto body repair company Express Paintless Dent Removal Inc. held a soft opening March 1 at its newest location at 198 E. Nacogdoches St., New Braunfels. The shop was fully staffed as of April 1, and services include repair of large and minor dents as well as hail damage. 512-749-4228.

The Guadalupe Brewing Co., located at 1586 Wald Road, New Braunfels, has opened the Guadalupe Pizza Kitchen on the premises. The eatery opened in mid-March, and information from the company states its hours are Mon.-Wed. and Fri. from 11 - 7 p.m. and Thu. from 11 - 8 p.m. 830-837-9205.

Mexican eatery Las Palapas opened March 10 at 1675 Hwy. 46, New Braunfels. The restaurant serves breakfast and lunch platters, with items ranging from breakfast tacos to enchiladas and burritos. The restaurant was founded in 1981 and merges California flare with South Texas traditional cuisine. 830-302-2301.

Teeth whitening company Pearl-E-White Haus is now open at 176 E. Faust St., New Braunfels. The establishment opened in early March and is now taking appointments for teeth whitening services in the office. Pearl-E-White also offers at-home whitening options. 830-542-9577.

The Pillars Christian Learning Center opened its newest location at 2144 Gabriels Place, New Braunfels, in January. The learning center strives to empower children by identifying, acknowledging and appreciating the diverse needs and talents of each child, and helping them know and understand they are accepted and valued for their uniqueness. Other locations are in San Antonio, Spring Branch and Cibolo. 830-310-0017.

Tropical Smoothie Cafe, located 2180 SH 46, New Braunfels, opened for business March 20. The cafe offers a number of menu items, including smoothies, quesadillas and wraps. This is the smoothie chain’s first location in New Braunfels. 915-342-6922.

Direct primary care general medicine practitioner The VIP Clinic, run by Dr. Robert Reid, opened at its location at 1067 FM 306, Ste. 601, New Braunfels at the end of February. The clinic is accepting new patients and usually takes same day appointments. 830-832-8378.