Mex Taco House opens in Cypress; craft daiquiri shop now serving Magnolia and more Houston-area news

Mex Taco House opened its second location in late March. (Courtesy Mex Taco House)
Mex Taco House opened its second location in late March. (Courtesy Mex Taco House)

Mex Taco House opened its second location in late March. (Courtesy Mex Taco House)

Read recent business and community updates from the Houston area.


Mex Taco House opens new location off Hwy. 290 in Cypress

Officials with Mex Taco House held a grand opening for the eatery’s second location March 28 at 25410 Hwy. 290, Ste. B-1, Cypress.

Menu items include tacos, tortas, gorditas, tostadas and quesadillas, and dishes feature handmade flour and corn tortillas.

Heights-River Oaks-Montrose

Pizza, beer and hot chicken: 3 Montrose-area restaurants coming soon

Here are three restaurant updates to know in the Montrose area this month.


Daq Shack now serving craft daiquiris in Magnolia

Local craft daiquiri business Daq Shack held a soft opening at 6920 FM 1488, Magnolia, in late February. The business is planning to hold a grand opening May 5.

Sip Hip Hooray to open storefront in Old Town Tomball

Luke and Meagan Morris will open a storefront for Sip Hip Hooray at 210 W. Main St., Tomball, in mid-April. The shop will offer a curated collection of elevated brands for home, party goods and favors; gifts; and custom, on-site designed stationery and invitations.

Sugar Land-Missouri City

Manal Sweets now creating custom cakes, cookies in Sugar Land

Located inside of Al Rabba World Food, Manal Sweets offers a variety of desserts, including cakes, cupcakes and cookies. The business sells decorated custom wedding and birthday cakes and also offers catering services.

The Woodlands

Scooter's Coffee drive-thru location now open at Creekside Park West

CBD, skin care, cooking: 3 recent, upcoming business openings in The Woodlands area

After opening its doors at 25908 I-45 N., Spring, in early February, Cold Bear Dispensary plans to hold its grand opening April 1. The CBD dispensary, which sources all of its products in-house, offers a range of CBD items including bath bombs, body lotion, balms, tinctures, drinks, edibles, flowers and pet treats.


Mindful Transformations Spring Counseling Center now open at new Champion Forest Drive location

With eight counselors on staff, Mindful Transformations provides counseling services to individuals, couples and groups for all ages, and offers free, 15-minute consultations to prospective clients.


CVS now offering mental health services at 5 Houston-area clinics

The mental health services—which include mental health assessments, ongoing counseling, referrals to other providers and more—are now available at five CVS locations, according to a March 29 press release.

Danica Lloyd, Matt Dulin, Adriana Rezal, Anna Lotz, Ben Thompson, Claire Shoop and Hannah Zedaker contributed to this report.