Whiskey Cake restaurant to open in The Woodlands and more Houston-area news

The farm-to-table restaurant plans to create 90 jobs and offer familiar American meals. (Courtesy Whiskey Cake)
The farm-to-table restaurant plans to create 90 jobs and offer familiar American meals. (Courtesy Whiskey Cake)

The farm-to-table restaurant plans to create 90 jobs and offer familiar American meals. (Courtesy Whiskey Cake)

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The Woodlands

Whiskey Cake announces The Woodlands location opening in September

Farm-to-table restaurant Whiskey Cake has announced it is anticipating a September opening at 27800 North Fwy. Service Road, Oak Ridge North.

Creamistry set to open at The Woodlands Mall this year



Creamistry, a national chain offering liquid nitrogen ice cream and ice cream cakes, is expected to open at The Woodlands Mall in August or September, according to mall management.

Bay Area

Holly Berry Tea Room: Restaurant owner turns historical house into comforting eatery

At Holly Berry Tea Room in League City, tea is in the name, but there are other reasons customers return, owner Rhonda Karim said.

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema coming soon to League City

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is expected to open a League City location in the Victory Lakes Town Center, on the northeast corner of I-45 and FM 646, in late 2020, according to a media release. The theater will feature 10 screens, including a 60-foot “Big Show” large screen, and offer in-seat food and beverage service.

Axe Masters Texas: League City facility provides indoor axe-throwing experiences

While indoor axe-throwing may not traditionally be associated with weddings or family events, Richard Langseth has seen it all at Axe Masters Texas in the business’s first full year.

Langseth, who owns the business with his wife, Robin Langseth, said Axe Masters frequently hosts bachelor and bachelorette parties, which is why he is a member of the Bay Area Wedding Programs Facebook group.

Spring-Klein

Northwest Assistance Ministries now accepting online applications for rental, mortgage assistance

Northwest Assistance Ministries is now accepting online applications for rental and mortgage assistance, according to an Aug. 6 news release from the nonprofit.

Sugar Land-Missouri City

Sugar Land Legacy Foundation aims to assist local businesses looking to up online operations

The Sugar Land Legacy Foundation is partnering with businesses in the community to ensure owners have the tools and resources they need to remain open during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Pfizer vaccines could become available to kids 12 and up as soon as next week. (Courtesy Adobe Stock/Graphic by Justin Howell/Community Impact Newspaper)
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The deadline is May 17 for residents to protest their appraised property values set by the Harris County Appraisal District earlier this year, and officials are encouraging protesters to take online options into account. (Courtesy Pexels)
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