IMPACTS ROUNDUP: Java Owl reopens on E. NASA Parkway and more

Java Owl reopened Monday morning, May 17. (Courtesy of Java Owl Coffee House)
Java Owl reopened Monday morning, May 17. (Courtesy of Java Owl Coffee House)

Java Owl reopened Monday morning, May 17. (Courtesy of Java Owl Coffee House)

Here is a roundup of recent business news in the Bay Area, including the reopening of a local coffee shop and the relocation of a Clear Lake Italian restaurant to Texas City.

Expansions

Java Owl Coffee House reopened in mid-May at 1354 E. NASA Parkway, Ste. J, Houston. The business was previously located at
10821 Upper Bay Road, Nassau Bay and moved when the first building was demolished to make way for Houston Methodist Clear Lake Hospital’s expansion. Some stained glass windows and doors were saved from the first location and brought to the new one, according to Java Owl Facebook posts. The business sells locally roasted coffee; leaf teas; specialty beverages, such as Vietnamese and Cuban coffees; locally baked goods; and local beer and wine. 281-957-9814. www.facebook.com/JavaOwlCoffeeHouse.

Relocations

Grazia Italian Kitchen will soon relocate to Texas City from 1001 Pineloch Drive, Ste. 1100, Houston, according to a Facebook post from restaurant owners and leadership. The restaurant closed its doors in Clear Lake on May 25 after being unable to reach an agreement with the landlord, per the post.
www.graziaitalian.com.


Coming Soon

Land Rover of Clear Lake will open at 17097 I-45 S., Friendswood, in October, according to the Land Rover website. Buyers will be able to choose from a selection of
2020 and 2021 Land Rovers including the Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, Range Rover Velar, Range Rover Evoque, Discovery, Discovery Sport and Defender, per the website. There will also be certified pre-owned vehicles and used cars available. Updates are being posted to the dealership’s Facebook page. www.facebook.com/landroverclearlake.
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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