Nothing Bundt Cakes opens in Cypress; Burger Nation coming to Pearland and more Houston-area news

The bakery opened in March in Cypress. (Courtesy Nothing Bundt Cakes)
The bakery opened in March in Cypress. (Courtesy Nothing Bundt Cakes)

The bakery opened in March in Cypress. (Courtesy Nothing Bundt Cakes)

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


Nothing Bundt Cakes now open in Cypress

A new location of Nothing Bundt Cakes opened in early March at 9822 Fry Road, Ste. 170, Cypress. The bakery offers bundt cakes in various sizes and flavors, including classic vanilla, chocolate chocolate chip, white chocolate raspberry, red velvet, confetti, carrot, lemon, marble and pecan praline in addition to rotating seasonal flavors.

Authentic Mexican spices leave lasting impression at Ta Bueno Mexican Kitchen

For Sergio Pineda, owning his own restaurant has been a goal over the 30 years he spent working in the industry for other people. As the co-owner of Ta Bueno Mexican Kitchen, along with Salvador Reyes, Pineda said it is not uncommon for him to work 12- to 15-hour days, showing up before doors open to get started on homemade ingredients.

Uptown Beauty Supply now open on FM 529 in Cy-Fair

Uptown Beauty Supply opened a 12,000-square-foot store March 5 at 16317 FM 529, Ste. A, Houston, within a shopping center anchored by Burlington.

Sleep in Heavenly Peace volunteers build beds for Houston-area children going without

A Facebook video featuring Idaho-based nonprofit Sleep in Heavenly Peace inspired a group of local residents to bring home the same mission: providing beds for children who do not have them.


Masks no longer required as Tomball, Magnolia businesses operate at full capacity

With Texans no longer required by law to wear masks in public and businesses now able to operate at full capacity, Tomball and Magnolia business owners are varied in their reactions to navigating the new environment.

HTeaO now serving iced tea in Tomball

HTeaO opened its first northwest Houston-area location in Tomball on March 12. Located at 905 W. Main St., Tomball, the business offers 24 flavors of Texas-style sweet iced tea, Yeti products and snack items.


Cherry Block Craft Butcher & Texas Market opening soon in Katy

Cherry Block Craft Butcher & Texas Market, a modern steakhouse that focuses on using responsibly sourced food, is opening at 5305 Highway Blvd., Katy, in March.


Burger Nation coming to Pearland

The new restaurant will be located at 9515 W. Broadway St., Ste. 119, Pearland. Burger Nation serves burgers, including keto burgers and six different meat options, including beef, turkey, elk and bison.

Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood

Big Rivers Waterpark & Adventures to open for spring break

After opening in the middle of the pandemic, Big Rivers Waterpark & Adventures in New Caney will reopen for spring break from March 13-21, according to a press release.

Nonprofit Texas Litter Control to open low-cost veterinary clinic in Humble

Nonprofit organization Texas Litter Control will open a clinic in May at 19333 Hwy. 59 N., Ste. 230, Humble. The organization will offer various low-cost veterinary services, including spaying, neutering, general exams, vaccinations and heartworm prevention.

Sugar Land-Missouri City

Hampton Inn & Suites slated to open Sugar Land location in May

Hampton Inn & Suites will open a hotel at the intersection of Hwy. 6 and Hwy. 90A in May.

Located at 218 Promenade Way, Sugar Land, the hotel will include amenities such as free breakfast and Wi-Fi, a fitness center, an outdoor pool and 3,000 square feet of meeting space, according to its website.


Breakroom Bagels now open in Conroe

Breakroom Bagels opened at 202 Main St., Conroe, on March 2, according to business owner Ashley McIntyre. Operating as a food truck, the eatery offers East Coast-style bagels that have been boiled and baked.

New winery, Tex Mex restaurant: 6 business happenings in Conroe, Montgomery

Asadero Tex Mex held a soft opening in early February at 721 W. Davis St, Conroe. The restaurant serves items such as beef tapatillos, soft tacos, Philly cheesesteak and quesadillas.

Morgan Theophil, Adriana Rezal, Claire Shoop, Haley Morrison, Andy Li, Shawn Arrajj, Eva Vigh, Kelly Schafler and Danica Lloyd contributed to this report.


Jersey Village City Hall is located on Lakeview Drive, but city officials have plans to break ground on a new facility in Village Center in the coming months. (Danica Lloyd/Community Impact Newspaper)
Jersey Village postpones commitment to new City Hall construction contract

Council members agreed it would be best to wait to enter the agreement until other businesses have committed to building in Village Center.

The deadline is May 17 for residents to protest their appraised property values set by the Harris County Appraisal District. (Courtesy Pexels)
Seeking feedback from homeowners with experience protesting appraisals

Have you protested your property appraisals in the last year or two? We want to hear about your experience and potentially include your comments in upcoming coverage.

The coffee shop and roastery will hold a grand opening throughout Memorial Day weekend. (Courtesy Cafe ZunZun)
Cafe ZunZun set to open new Cypress coffee shop, roastery in late May

Joel Castellanos and Pascale Petronin founded the business in 2014 and have been selling organic coffees and teas at farmers markets and online for several years. This is their first brick-and-mortar location.

New details could emerge soon on the potential use of underground tunnels to carry flood water in Harris County, and officials voted May 11 to dedicate an additional $3.26 million to study efforts along Buffalo Bayou. (Kelly Schafler/Community Impact Newspaper)
County commissioners expand scope of flood tunnel study as next phase nears completion

New details could emerge soon on the potential use of underground tunnels to carry flood water in Harris County, and officials voted May 11 to dedicate an additional $3.26 million to study efforts along Buffalo Bayou.

See a breakdown of local COVID-19 cases and vaccinations. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
344 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Cy-Fair this week as vaccination rates rise

Vaccination rates range from 26.6% to 45.6% across Cy-Fair ZIP codes.

Texas Workforce Solutions-Vocational Rehabilitation Services provides a variety of services to assist eligible people with disabilities in preparing for, obtaining, retaining or advancing in competitive integrated employment. Similarly, Workforce Solutions Gulf Coast is a public workforce system in the 13-county Houston-Galveston region of Texas that helps employers meet their human resources needs and individuals build careers. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Texas Workforce Solutions-Vocational Rehabilitation Services to relocate from Tomball to Willowbrook

Six vocational rehabilitation staff with the Texas Workforce Solutions-Vocational Rehabilitation Services will move May 18 from 444 Holderrieth Blvd., Ste. 3, Tomball to the Workforce Solutions Gulf Coast office located at 17725 Hwy. 249, Houston, according to a May 11 news release.

Residents will have until May 2023 to obtain a Real ID. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
US Department of Homeland Security extends Real ID deadline until 2023

Drivers will have until May 2023 to get the Real ID, which will be required for adults boarding a U.S. commercial flight.

Moore Elementary School is one of the campuses open for students transfers in 2021-22. (Danica Lloyd/Community Impact Newspaper)
Cy-Fair ISD approves 57 campuses open for voluntary student transfers in 2021-22

Families can now apply for voluntary students transfers for the 2021-22 school year.

Susan Bailey was elected president of the American Medical Association in June 2020. (Courtesy American Medical Association)
'I am convinced we will beat COVID': American Medical Association President Susan Bailey discusses vaccine successes, myths, challenges

Bailey was elected president of the American Medical Association in June 2020. Much of the organization's focus during that time has been on vaccine transparency and distribution.

Cy-Fair ISD is planning to offer a virtual learning program for the 2021-22 school year. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Cy-Fair ISD proposes virtual learning program for 2021-22 pending legislative approval

District officials said the proposed Cy-Fair ISD Virtual School will launch in 2021-22, pending the approval of certain legislation.

Pfizer vaccines could become available to kids 12 and up as soon as next week. (Courtesy Adobe Stock/Graphic by Justin Howell/Community Impact Newspaper)
FDA expands Pfizer vaccine authorization to children ages 12 to 15 years old

This is the first time people under the age of 16 have been granted access to a coronavirus vaccine.