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


Wild West Brewfest returning to Katy in November

The Wild West Brewfest will return to Katy this year on the second weekend of November, according to a June 14 press release.

Fort Bend Liquor Store now open in Katy

The business offers a variety of wine, beer and spirits, with a focus on fine wines at multiple price points.


Bulls & Bellows BBQ brings family recipes to Magnolia

Bulls & Bellows is a veteran-owned business offering craft barbecue and side dishes made from family recipes.

Harmony Pet Clinic to serve Tomball, Spring area

The full-service clinic provides vaccines; wellness exams; emergency care; and surgeries, including spaying, neutering, and tumor or lump removal.

Sugar Land-Missouri City

Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar to open at The Grid in 2022

Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar is planning to open a location at The Grid development in Stafford in 2022.


Surge in online shopping strains Houston’s distribution channels

An uptick in e-commerce activity has put a strain on the region’s transportation system, Bill Eisele, senior research engineer and mobility division head at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, said at the Cy-Fair Houston Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon June 15.

Masterpiece Desserts to open Cy-Fair storefront this month

Owner Kenneth Brooks said he and his wife started with a food truck, and this is the first brick-and-mortar location for the business, which specializes in miniature cheesecakes.

The Woodlands

I Heart Mac & Cheese coming soon to Creekside Park Village Green

I Heart Mac & Cheese is a fast-casual restaurant with 180 locations throughout the U.S. It specializes in made-to-order, build-your-own macaroni and cheese bowls and grilled cheese sandwiches that guests can customize using a variety of proteins, ingredients and sauces.

Ally Bolender, Morgan Theophil, Danica Lloyd, Laura Aebi, Anna Lotz and Claire Shoop contributed to this report.