Though the COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on economies throughout the country, that is not stopping businesses from coming to the area. From an artisan pizza shop to a tattoo and piercing studio, plenty of establishments are still finding their way to New Braunfels.
The owners of Above Ground Pizza confirmed that they are working to open their new location at 311 FM 306, Ste. 2B, New Braunfels, in early March, pending permit approval. The pizza shop will sell appetizers, grinders, calzones, salads and specialty pizzas, including the Mac & Cheese Pie, the Netty’s Burger Pie and Sir William Creamy Garlic Mushroom Pie. www.abovegroundpizza.com
Dreamers Nutrition is planning on opening a location at 1050 N. I-35, Ste. 700, New Braunfels, in late February, pending permitting. Owner Madelaine Villareal said Dreamers Nutrition will offer healthy recipes and supplements to go, including shakes, teas, coffee and baked goods. 830-730-0271. www.facebook.com/dreamersnutritionnb
Onyx Tattoo will open its tattoo and piercing studio at 280 N. Business I-35, New Braunfels, sometime in February, according to its website. Information from Onyx Tattoo states the studio will offer custom, one-of-a-kind artwork for clients. 830-730-8794. www.onyxtattoo.com
A second New Braunfels QuikTrip location is slated to open at 3116 W. San Antonio St., New Braunfels, at the end of February. The gas station and convenience store chain has more than 800 locations throughout the United States and opened its first New Braunfels location in August. 210-332-4025. www.quiktrip.com
Ravvi Fazly, the owner of six Supernova Smoke Shop locations in San Antonio, confirmed he is planning to put a new location in New Braunfels. Fazly said there is no set address yet, but he hopes to have a firm location within New Braunfels before summer. Supernova Smoke Shop specializes in oil and tobacco pipes, hookahs and tattoo accessories, among other items. www.supernovasmokeshop.com