Correction: This story has been corrected with Buff City Soap's Conroe address, which is 247 S. Loop 336 W.

  1. Panda Express opened a location in Montgomery on Oct. 3. The restaurant chain, which has locations in Conroe and Willis, serves American Chinese cuisine. 20231 Eva St., Montgomery. 936-391-8966.

  2. Buff City Soap confirmed that it will open a soap shop in Conroe at 247 S. Loop 336 W. The company’s Facebook page said the location was planned to open spring 2022 but could not give a more concrete date. Buff City Soap opened a Pearland location Sept. 23 and specializes in handmade, plant-based soaps.

  3. Shogun Japanese Bar and Grill is opening a location in Montgomery at 15444 SH 105. An employee at the restaurant’s Spring branch confirmed the process was ongoing but could not provide a timeline as of press time. Shogun serves Japanese grilled food and sushi.