4 notable business updates from the Lake Houston area

Back Pew Brewery began canning its popular beer brand Blue Testament in December.

Back Pew Brewery began canning its popular beer brand Blue Testament in December.

Back Pew Brewing


What we reported
Back Pew Brewing held its grand opening in early March in Porter. The Lake Houston-area brewery is housed in a former church and features a lineup of beers separated into two categories: Saints, which are lighter and easier to drink, and Sinners, which include darker beers.


The latest
Back Pew introduced canned beers to its repertoire Dec. 6 by creating 32 barrels of its popular flavor Blue Testament. The cans sold out at Spec’s Wines, Spirits, Finer Foods locations. The beer could make its way to grocery stores in 2017 if Back Pew finds a wholesale partner, founder Bobby Harl said.


What’s next
The brewery is working on getting a second line of beer canned in 2017 and creating a new Saint-branded beer called Black Habit, a chocolate-flavored German dark beer.



4 notable business updates from the Lake Houston areaBack Pew Brewing


26452 Sorters McClellan Road, Porter
281-608-7526
www.backpewbrewing.com







Main Event


What we reported
Construction began on an Humble location of Main Event Entertainment last fall. The 50,000-square-foot facility will be located near Costco in Townsen Landing Village and will offer bowling and laser tag as well as a swimming pool, a pizza cafe and a full-service bar.


What’s next
Construction is expected to conclude this summer with the Main Event opening near the end of May, according to Foremark Development, the developer for this Main Event. 



4 notable business updates from the Lake Houston areaMain Event


Humble
281-355-5511
www.mainevent.com







Texas Chocolate


What we reported
Texas Chocolate opened in early April, offering homemade fudge, 45 different kinds of caramel apples, homemade cakes, truffles and chocolate-covered strawberries.


The latest
In addition to the dozens  of different flavors of caramel apples, the business now also offers roughly 10 fudge flavors, according to Texas Chocolate’s store manager. The most popular fudge is the Rocky Road and the most popular caramel apple is the Apple Pie.



4 notable business updates from the Lake Houston areaTexas Chocolate


1542 Kingwood Drive, Kingwood
281-608-7528
www.facebook.com/GetTexasChocolate







Inspertiy


What we reported
Insperity is constructing a 100,000-square-foot office facility and parking garage just south of Kingwood Drive. The new facility, which is expected to be completed by mid-2017, allows Insperity to consolidate many of its Greater Houston-area employees to its new 33-acre campus.


What’s next
Before the end of April, Insperity employees who are temporarily located in the Greenspoint area and some employees located in other Kingwood campus offices will move into the new campus, Public Relations Manager Suzanne Haugen said.



4 notable business updates from the Lake Houston areaInsperity


29541 Loop 494, Kingwood 866-715-3552 www.insperity.com

By Kelly Schafler

Editor, Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood

Kelly Schafler is the editor for the Lake Houston, Humble and Kingwood edition of Community Impact Newspaper, covering public education, city government, development, businesses, local events and all things community-related. Before she became editor, she was the reporter for the Conroe and Montgomery edition for a year and a half.