Crafty Crab now open in Cy-Fair and more Houston-area business news

Crafty Crab opened on Hwy. 290 near Jones Road near Jersey Village in late September. (Courtesy Facebook)
Crafty Crab opened on Hwy. 290 near Jones Road near Jersey Village in late September. (Courtesy Facebook)

Crafty Crab opened on Hwy. 290 near Jones Road near Jersey Village in late September. (Courtesy Facebook)

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Crafty Crab now open at Hwy. 290 and Jones Road

Crafty Crab opened Sept. 28 at 17460 Hwy. 290, Houston, near the Jones Road intersection.

The eatery specializes in Cajun-style broiled seafood, including crab legs, lobster tail, shrimp, crawfish, clams and mussels. Fried seafood is also available, as are oysters, scallops and gumbo.

Bingo Mojo now open on FM 529 in Cy-Fair

A new 11,000-square-foot bingo hall, Bingo Mojo, opened Sept. 23 at 17249 FM 529, Houston. The facility is offering day bingo each week from Wednesday through Saturday.

Bay Area

Museum says Space Center Houston closure, limited capacity affect local economy

In response to COVID-19, Space Center Houston closed from March 15 to July 17. The closure contributed to the economic downturn the Bay Area experienced, said Meridyth Moore, communications supervisor for the museum.

The Toasted Yolk Cafe coming to League City in former Olympia Grill building

The Toasted Yolk Cafe plans to open in December in League City's Pinnacle Park at 2535 S. Gulf Freeway, League City, at the former site of Olympia Grill, which closed in March 2019.

Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood

Southwest Airlines sets sights on George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Beginning next year, Southwest Airlines will be soaring into its second Houston-area airport: George Bush Intercontinental Airport. According to an Oct. 12 announcement from the Dallas-based airline, Southwest Airlines is expanding its services in the Houston and Chicago regions next year.

Jersey Mike's Subs to open in Kingwood

Jersey Mike's Subs will open at 30129 Rock Creek Drive, Ste. 800, Kingwood, in November. Jersey Mike’s offers fresh-sliced and fresh-grilled subs on freshly baked bread along with vegetables, such as onions, lettuce and tomatoes, and what is called The Juice—a combination of red wine vinegar and olive oil.

Family-owned eatery Los Hermanos Taquerias sets soft opening date for Atascocita location

Los Hermanos Taquerias hosted a soft opening Oct. 13 at 5006 Atascocita Road, Ste. A, Atascocita.

The Woodlands

Tecovas now offering boots, apparel, leather services at Market Street in The Woodlands

Tecovas, the Austin-based handmade boot and leather goods supplier, opened its newest retail location Oct. 9 at Market Street in The Woodlands.

Gulf Coast-inspired eatery 3rd Coast BBQ & Catering grows with opening of brick-and-mortar location in Spring

Troy and Dee Dee Mulligan, the co-owners of 3rd Coast BBQ & Catering, opened a physical location of the eatery this year in Spring after several years as a side project and then as a local catering service for The Woodlands area.


PetSuites Spring to celebrate grand opening Oct. 13

PetSuites Spring will celebrate its grand opening Oct. 13 at 6525 Louetta Road. The new location will offer pet boarding, day care, grooming, and training services for dogs and cats.


Partners in Primary Care opening Conroe office in December

Partners in Primary Care will open an office in Conroe in the winter of 2020, according to a June 11 press release. The center will be located at 381 S Loop 336 W., Ste. 900, Conroe.


Market Street Cafe celebrates one year of business in Tomball

Market Street Cafe celebrated one year of business at 302 Market St. in Tomball on Oct. 13, according to a Facebook post by the restaurant. The eatery's menu includes a selection of burgers and sandwiches, such as the Boudin Burger, Lamb Burger and Curry Chicken Salad sandwich, in addition to a variety of other entrees, side dishes and desserts.

Adriana Rezal, Eva Vigh, Jake Magee, Andy Li, Ben Thompson, Kelly Schafler, Shawn Arrajj and Hannah Zedaker contributed to this report.


Harris County Emergency Services District No. 11 met Jan. 21 at its new administrative offices. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)
Harris County Emergency Services District No. 11 lays groundwork for 911 dispatching plans

Cypress Creek EMS currently serves as a dispatch facility for 17 emergency agencies.

(Courtesy The Connection School of Houston)
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The new salon specializes in manicures and pedicures as well as waxing and facials. (Courtesy King Nails Cypress)
King Nails Cypress plans grand opening on Hwy. 290

The new salon specializes in manicures and pedicures as well as waxing and facials.

Members of the Cy-Fair Fire Department Emergency Medical Services team respond to an accident on Brittmore Road in Cy-Fair on Jan. 8. (Courtesy Capt. Daniel Arizpe/Cy-Fair Fire Department)
New fund to benefit Cy-Fair firefighters, department members

"We want to be able to come in and do some work that needs to be done for these heroic people."

One local health system leader said he expects everyone, including those under age 65, will have access to the vaccine within the next 90 days. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Houston-area health system leaders talk progress, hurdles during COVID-19

Officials from CHI St. Luke’s Health and UTMB Health said community members must remain vigilant as case counts climb but that they expect the current surge to peak by early February.

During a North Houston Association meeting Jan. 20, Jazz Hamilton—first vice president with the Retail Brokerage Services Group for CBRE—discussed how the future of retail will likely be shaped by the conveniences to which consumers have become accustomed amid the coronavirus pandemic. (Ronald Winters/Community Impact Newspaper)
Pandemic-induced retail conveniences are here to stay, official says

According to Jazz Hamilton, first vice president with the Retail Brokerage Services group for CBRE, between January and November of 2020, consumers spent almost $550 billion online—a 33% increase from 2019.

The estimated number of active COVID-19 cases in Harris County has surpassed 50,000, reaching 51,362 as of the most recent data Jan. 20, according to the Harris County Public Health Department. (Community Impact staff)
Harris County coronavirus count: Active cases top 50,000

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Bao Bros. Bistro opened on Hwy. 6 in October, offering steamed bao buns, boba tea and beer. (Courtesy Bao Bros. Bistro)
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Krab Kingz is now open in Cypress. (Courtesy Krab Kingz)
Krab Kingz opens Cypress storefront

Krab Kingz entered a soft opening phase Jan. 14 at 12640 Telge Road, Ste. D, Cypress.

In addition to vaccine hubs, there are also smaller community vaccine providers throughout Texas, such as pharmacies, that may also have the vaccine available. (Eva Vigh/Community Impact Newspaper)
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