ROUNDUP: The Lost Cajun opens in League City and more business news

Among the popular items at The Lost Cajun are freshly made beignets. (Lara Estephan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Among the popular items at The Lost Cajun are freshly made beignets. (Lara Estephan/Community Impact Newspaper)

Among the popular items at The Lost Cajun are freshly made beignets. (Lara Estephan/Community Impact Newspaper)

Several new businesses have opened in the League City and Webster areas since late 2020. By the end of 2021, work on a new dog park will be underway in League City, and the largest Black-owned restaurant in Galveston County will open in Texas City.

Here is a roundup of recent business news from the Bay Area.

Now Open

The Lost Cajun opened its League City location at 3010 Gulf Freeway S., Ste. 1, on Feb. 24. The eatery serves Cajun favorites from fried seafood and beignets to gumbo and jambalaya. The location is the seventh in Texas and the third in the Houston area, with other franchises in Cypress and Humble. 832-820-8781 www.facebook.com/tlcleaguecity.

Floor and Decor opened a location at 20740 Gulf Freeway, Webster, just before Thanksgiving. The Atlanta-based retailer offers a selection of tile, wood and stone flooring accessories as well as related tools sourced directly from manufacturers or quarries worldwide, according to the website. 281-724-6187. www.flooranddecor.com/store?StoreID=247.



Bird’s Eye View Optometry opened its third Houston-area location Jan. 15 at 1355 E. League City Parkway, Ste. 200, League City. The new location offers routine and comprehensive eye exams, contact lens and glasses evaluations, and surgical co-management, per the business’s website. The other two offices are in the Katy and Tanglewood neighborhoods. 713-944-4182. www.birdseyeviewoptometry.com.

Coming Soon

A new dog park will be coming to the east side of Hometown Heroes Park, 1001 E. League City Parkway, League City. The park is being called Eastside Dog Park for now, according to League City officials, and the project will break ground this summer. It will be completed by early 2022. 281-554-1180. www.leaguecity.com/3245/Parks-and-Facilities.

Big Phil’s Soul and Creole Cafe will open Easter weekend at 10000 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway, Ste. 1136, Texas City. The eatery will be the largest Black-owned restaurant in Galveston County, according to its Facebook page, with a 4,700-square-foot dining room and 40 outdoor patio seats able to accommodate more than 130 customers at full capacity. The menu will be a soul and Creole fusion. www.facebook.com/bpsoulcreolecafe.

By Colleen Ferguson
A native central New Yorker, Colleen Ferguson worked as an editorial intern with the Cy-Fair and Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood editions of Community Impact before joining the Bay Area team in 2020. Colleen graduated from Syracuse University in 2019, where she worked for the campus's independent student newspaper The Daily Orange, with a degree in Newspaper and Online Journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and a degree in Spanish language and culture. Colleen previously interned with The Journal News/lohud, where she covered the commute in the greater New York City area.

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