IMPACTS ROUNDUP: Skylab Fitness opens in Webster and more business news

Skylab Fitness (Courtesy city of Webster)
Skylab Fitness (Courtesy city of Webster)

Skylab Fitness (Courtesy city of Webster)

Here is a roundup of business news from Clear Lake and League City.

Now Open

Elefante CBD held its grand opening Oct. 2 at 20710 Gulf Freeway, Ste. 46, Webster. The grand opening event featured cannabis treats, door prizes and CBD meal preps along with music. Elefante CBD offers products meant to help customers’ physical, mental and spiritual health through local brands of CBD products. 281-724-9104. www.elefantecbd.com

Relocations

Skylab Fitness opened in September in the new Bay Area Wellness Center at 218 S. Walnut St., Webster. Bay Area Crossfit originally opened in 2008, but new owners took over in 2017 and in 2021 rebranded and relocated from the NASA One Business Center at 100 E. NASA Parkway, Webster. Skylab Fitness offers high-intensity interval training classes, personal training and special sessions for those 50 and older. 281-724-9447. www.skylabfitness.com


In the News

The city of Webster unveiled a new tourism website and Facebook page, known as Space Coast Texas, on Sept. 28. The initiative is meant to promote the area from downtown Houston to the beaches of Galveston, per the Facebook page. Visitors can access hotel, restaurant and entertainment information, as well as request a free vacation packet, online. 888-805-9000. www.spacecoasttexas.com
By Colleen Ferguson

Reporter, Bay Area

A native central New Yorker, Colleen worked as an editorial intern with the Cy-Fair and Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood editions of Community Impact Newspaper before joining the Bay Area team in 2020. She covers public education, higher education, business and development news in southeast Houston. Colleen graduated in 2019 from Syracuse University and the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, where she worked for the university's independent student newspaper The Daily Orange. Her degrees are in journalism and Spanish language and culture. When not chasing a story, Colleen can be found petting cats and dogs, listening to podcasts, swimming or watching true crime documentaries.

By Jake Magee

Editor, Bay Area & Pearland/Friendswood

Jake has been a print journalist for several years, covering numerous beats including city government, education, business and more. Starting off at a daily newspaper in southern Wisconsin, Magee covered two small cities before being promoted to covering city government in the heart of newspaper's coverage area. He moved to Houston in mid-2018 to be the editor for and launch the Bay Area edition of Community Impact Newspaper. Today, he covers everything from aerospace to transportation to flood mitigation.


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