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.