Read the latest business and community news from the Houston area.


Pronto Southwest Grill now open on FM 529 in Cy-Fair

Pronto Southwest Grill opened in late September at 13110 FM 529, Ste. 4, Houston. The locally owned eatery serves burgers, sandwiches, tacos, baked potatoes, salads and fajitas and offers free ice cream with every meal.

Houston Cy-Fair Lions Club dedicated to serving community

The local Lions Club chapter launched in 1957 as the first in northwest Harris County.


James Avery Artisan Jewelry now open in Grand Parkway Marketplace

James Avery Artisan Jewelry opened a new store Nov. 4 in the Grand Parkway Marketplace, located at 6615 Grand Parkway, Spring. The Kerrville-based jeweler offers artisan charms, pendants, rings, bracelets, necklaces and earrings, available in sterling silver and gold.

Sugar Land-Missouri CIty

SIRE Therapeutic Horsemanship relocates Fort Bend location due to coronavirus restrictions

SIRE Therapeutic Horsemanship's Fort Bend location has moved to Taliid Arabian Horse Farm at 3227 McCrary Road, Richmond, for its 2020-21 riding season, which began in September.

Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood

Marble Slab Creamery, Great American Cookies to open in West Lake Village shopping center

Marble Slab Creamery will open a new location in early 2021 at 12230 W. Lake Houston Parkway E., Houston. The Summerwood-area business will feature numerous flavors of ice cream as well as sorbet, low-fat yogurt, sundaes, cakes, smoothies, shakes and brownies.

Heights-River Oaks-Montrose

Long-awaited Pling dumpling bar opens in Montrose

Dumpling restaurant Pling, 223 Westheimer Road, Houston, held its grand opening Nov. 3, opening in a new building in the Montrose area.

Trendy Sandoitchi sandwich pop-up opens for orders in the Heights

The Dallas-based Japanese sandwich shop Sandoitchi opened for preorders Nov. 4 at a new Heights pop-up at 605 W. 19th St., Houston.


Closures, relocations, new businesses coming soon: Here's the latest business news for Tomball, Magnolia

In addition to a number of business relocations, the Tomball and Magnolia area will see a new Houston Morning Market Co. location come to the area.

Hospital, city of Tomball propose statue of late medical doctor Norman Graham

Robert Marmerstein, CEO of HCA Houston Healthcare Tomball, addressed Tomball City Council members Nov. 2 about partnering to place a statue of the late medical doctor Norman Graham, a founder of Tomball's medical community, on the hospital campus.

The Woodlands

Interfaith Hand Me Up Shop pop-up coming to Market Street in The Woodlands

Interfaith of The Woodlands announced its Hand Me Up Shop will open as a pop up boutique in Market Street at 9595 Six Pines Drive, The Woodlands, on Nov. 12.


TO-DO LIST: 8 Pearland, Friendswood events in November, December

Read about the latest events in the area.

Lowens Seafood aims for quality at affordable price

When Cody Miller was growing up, he ate seafood caught by his dad and Cajun food cooked by both parents. But as he got older, he struggled to find the same quality of seafood at restaurants. So he opened a restaurant where he could serve it himself.

RichGirls Boutique: Pearland clothing store creates custom designs

Alexandra Rich was finishing college four and a half years ago when her mother, Donna Rich, asked for her help with opening a boutique. Since then, the mother-daughter co-owners have curated the store’s offerings and evolved its selection to offer custom-made apparel as well as a variety of skincare, home and gift items.


Broth & Brine Dedicated Craft Kitchen, a gluten-free restaurant, to open in Conroe

Broth & Brine Dedicated Craft Kitchen, a gluten-free restaurant, is expected to open in December at the TransMed Health and Wellness Center.

Adriana Rezal, Kasey Salisbury, Eva Vigh, Haley Morrison, Colleen Ferguson, Hannah Zedaker, Danica Lloyd, Claire Shoop, Kelly Schafler, Matt Dulin, Andrew Christman and Anna Lotz contributed to this report.