1101 Southern Kitchen to open in Cy-Fair and more Houston-area news

The new restaurant is set to open in September. (Courtesy 1101 Southern Kitchen)
The new restaurant is set to open in September. (Courtesy 1101 Southern Kitchen)

The new restaurant is set to open in September. (Courtesy 1101 Southern Kitchen)

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Cy-Fair

1101 Southern Kitchen plans soft opening in Cy-Fair

New Cy-Fair eatery 1101 Southern Kitchen is hosting a soft opening Monday, Sept. 7, at 12020 FM 1960, Ste. 100, Houston.

Mint Express Car Wash, Pho Houston host fundraisers for Cy-Fair Helping Hands


Mint Express Car Wash, which recently opened at 8640 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress, is hosting a food collection drive daily from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. through Sept. 13.

Spring-Klein

Cavender's Boot City coming soon to the Grand Parkway in Spring


Cavender's Boot City plans to open a new location at 6760 Grand Parkway, Spring, in September. The new storefront will offer a wide selection of Western wear for men, women and children in addition to boots, hats, accessories, work wear, gifts and home decor.

IDEA Public Schools opens new charter school in North Houston

IDEA Public Schools opened its newest North Houston campus for the 2020-21 school year Aug. 13. Located at 2010 Spears Road, Houston, construction on the new charter school first began in November 2019.

Bay Area

IMPACTS ROUNDUP: Northern Tool + Equipment opens in League City and more


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

Houston

Kïdo preschool program launches first US virtual learning platform in Houston


For the first time in the U.S., international preschool program Kïdo has launched a new virtual learning platform specific to distance learning needs and opportunities for ages 2-6, according to an Aug. 25 news release from the preschool program.

Hannah Zedaker, Danica Lloyd, Hunter Marrow and Jake Magee contributed to this report.


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