From a new chicken salad restaurant to a wedding venue coming soon to New Braunfels, stay up to date with business news in the community.

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Red Circle Boba

This veteran-owned bubble tea shop offers a variety of milk and fruit teas with boba. Red Circle Boba also offers crepes and macarons.Michael’s

The store sells a variety of arts and crafts supplies, home decor, party supplies and baking supplies.Papa Johns

The pizzeria opened its third location in New Braunfels at the Gruene Heights Village shopping center. Papa Johns offers a range of handcrafted, specialty pizzas with an assortment of toppings. Papa Johns also offers wings and desserts.Chicken Salad Chick

The fast-casual chicken salad restaurant serves a variety of chicken salads, sandwiches, soups and salads. The restaurant also has a catering option and a drive-thru.Guadalajara Meat Market #2

The family-owned specialty grocer offers a wide selection of fresh vegetables, Mexican spices, juices, candies and more. Guadalajara Meat Market also offers money transfer and 1% check cashing services with Barri Financial Group, a financial service that assists Spanish speakers.Coming soon

Landa Eye Center

The eye center offers comprehensive, geriatric and pediatric eye exams. Landa Eye Center also offers Optomap Retinal Imaging and Myopia Management Treatments.In the news

The Phoenix Saloon

Owned by husband-and-wife duo Ross and Debbie Fortune, the business temporarily closed Jan. 2-12 to deep clean, make upgrades to the sound system and take care of various repairs. The bar and live music venue will also be under new management. The new manager is longtime New Braunfels local Codie Reeh.

Reeh said The Phoenix Saloon will also be introducing a few other Prohibition-style cocktails, as well as mocktails. The bar reopened Jan. 12.La Casa Gomez

A chips and salsa company turned food trailer, the business changed its name to Cheez Louise and relocated in New Braunfels. Owner Sandra Gomez said she changed the name to Cheez Louise so the food truck could have its own identity. The decision to fully relocate happened after the owner of NB Toobs invited them to park the trailer at his business because he wanted a food and drink area when tubing season started.Food Coma

The food truck opened in September and relocated from the New Braunfels ER & Hospital at 3221 Commercial Circle to NB Toobs. Food Coma is owned by locals Jordan Ward and Ivan Ordonez and serves Southern-style food with Mexican flavors, such as hot chicken, queso birria, birria burgers, sandwiches and flautas.New Braunfels Angels

The nonprofit organization celebrated its five-year anniversary in November. New Braunfels Angels formed in 2018 and works to provide support to youth and families in the foster care community through relationship building, intentional giving and mentorship.The Parlour Bar

The bar temporarily closed in 2023 for bar maintenance and changes to the space. John Wickam, general manager of Prince Solms Inn and Sidecar, said people can anticipate more wine and whiskey tastings from featured vendors. The Parlour Bar is slated to reopen in spring 2024.Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch

Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch welcomed the birth of a female southern white rhinoceros named Truda on Nov. 17. According to a news release, Truda was born weighing in at 125 pounds to female Helga and male Kutu. Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch is one of 300 accredited zoological facilities in the U.S., and of those, fewer than 30 have successfully bred these rhinos, according to a news release.Rose Family Chiropractic

Rose Family Chiropractic relocated from 395 Landa St. to 368 N. Union Ave. in New Braunfels. The practice is family owned by husband and wife Korey and Kelsey Rose.

The business offers chiropractic adjustments for spines, hands, feet, wrists and shoulders. The chiropractic practice also offers decompression therapy, electrical simulation and therapeutic ultrasounds.444 Tubing Company

444 Tubing Company
will add a new event and wedding venue come spring and summer. The business is owned by husband and wife Greg and Monique Weston, who will continue to own and renovate the property. General Manager Jeremy Rader said the Westons had a vision for a wedding and event center in New Braunfels.

Canopy on the Comal will specialize in weddings, catering and events and operate out of the same building as 444 Tubing Company. The venue will feature a bar and a large entry space along with a groom's suite and bridal suite, which will have hair and makeup stations along with a vanity.Closings

Kickin K Boutique

The boutique opened in 2011 and is owned by New Braunfels native Kourtney Bierschwale. Although the storefront is now closed, Kickin K Boutique will continue to operate online, selling children's and women's clothing, purses, jewelry and accessories.