Gong Cha is opening a new location in Cy-Fair. (Courtesy Gong Cha)
International tea franchise Gong Cha is hosting a soft opening throughout the week of Aug. 15-19 at 9105 W. Sam Houston Parkway, Ste. 400, Houston. A grand opening is slated for Aug. 20-21 and will feature discounted beverages.
The business offers boba, milk tea, tea lattes, slush drinks, milk coffee, brewed teas and bubble waffles. Gong Cha has more than 1,800 cafes across 20 countries, according to its corporate website. 346-291-3440. www.gongchausa.com
Danica joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in 2016. As editor, she continues to cover local government, education, health care, real estate, development, business and transportation in Cy-Fair. Her experience prior to CI includes studying at the Washington Journalism Center and interning at a startup incubator in D.C., serving as editor-in-chief of Union University's student magazine and online newspaper, reporting for The Jackson Sun and freelancing for other publications in Arkansas and Tennessee.