DECA Beer Co. coming to Porter and more Houston-area news

From left: Owners Jeff Angell, Jason Dornik, Cody Evens and Heath Cleaver will open DECA Beer Co. in early 2021. (Courtesy DECA Beer Co.)
From left: Owners Jeff Angell, Jason Dornik, Cody Evens and Heath Cleaver will open DECA Beer Co. in early 2021. (Courtesy DECA Beer Co.)

From left: Owners Jeff Angell, Jason Dornik, Cody Evens and Heath Cleaver will open DECA Beer Co. in early 2021. (Courtesy DECA Beer Co.)

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

Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood

New brewery DECA Beer Co. to join the Porter area

DECA Beer Co., a new Porter brewery, will open its taproom in early 2021 at 25428 Loop 494, Ste. G. The brewery is owned by beer enthusiasts Jeff Angell, Cody Evans, Heath Cleaver and Jason Dornik, who live in the Kingwood and Spring areas.

Cy-Fair



8 new businesses opening this fall in Cy-Fair

Despite challenges local businesses may be facing due to the coronavirus pandemic, new small businesses continue to open in the Cy-Fair area.

Pizza Guerrin now open on FM 529 in Cypress

Pizza Guerrin opened this summer at 21350 FM 529, Ste. 100, Cypress, where Sbarro was formerly located. The pizza shop offers full pizzas, slices, stromboli, wings, pasta and desserts.

The Oaks Veterinary Clinic now open in Cypress

The Oaks Veterinary Clinic celebrated a grand opening Sept. 18 at 16615 Mueschke Road, Cypress, and offers walk-in visits as well as appointments. The clinic is located on the same site as The Oaks Dog Ranch—a dog boarding, training and day care facility.

Your Best Body Today now open in Boardwalk at Towne Lake

A grand opening was held Sept. 25 for a new Towne Lake area location of Your Best Body Today at 9945 Barker Cypress Road, Ste. 200, Cypress, within the Reserve Salon and Spa. The office specializes in noninvasive body sculpting procedures designed to tighten skin, reduce wrinkles and reduce cellulite, among other activities.

The Woodlands

September roundup: 7 new spots to eat and drink in The Woodlands area

The new Cajun-American concept from owner Jeff McGhee opened in late August at 4130 FM 1488, Ste. 102, Conroe.

A new bootmaker, a builder, and a bookkeeper's anniversary: 6 business updates in The Woodlands area

Austin-based bootmaker Tecovas will launch its 10th retail location Oct. 9 in The Woodlands.

Sugar Land-Missouri City

Missouri City application for rental, mortgage, utilities aid program opens Sept. 28

The city of Missouri City began accepting applications for its Rental, Mortgage and Utilities Assistance Program on Sept. 28.

IMPACT ROUNDUP: iCode, UFC Gym, Evolution Pain and Spine open in Sugar Land, Missouri City

The following three businesses opened this summer in Sugar Land and Missouri City.

Pearland-Friendswood

Austin-based Summer Moon Coffee coming to Friendswood

Summer Moon Coffee is expecting to open in Friendswood in early 2021. This will be the second Houston location for the Austin-based business.

Heights-River Oaks-Montrose

Washington Avenue updates: Pearl recognized, Sugar Room returns and Bottled Blonde opens

Bars on Washington Avenue have made news in September. Here are three updates to know.

Tomball-Magnolia

Threaded Lines sees wave of new customers during pandemic

Jennifer Armentrout said her quilting shop, Threaded Lines, saw an unprecedented wave of new clientele earlier this year as people rushed to find fabric for hand-sewn face masks during the coronavirus pandemic.

Businesses band together amid festival cancellations in Tomball, Magnolia

Fall is usually a busy time for Tomball and Magnolia, with festivals bringing in thousands of guests, but limits on outdoor gatherings this year due to the coronavirus pandemic have changed the scene.

Spring-Klein

Gossip & Co. Nail Spa opens second location on FM 2920 in Spring

Gossip & Co. Nail Spa opened a new location Sept. 11 at 5240 FM 2920, Ste. 100, Spring. With an original location on Louetta Road in Cypress that first opened in 2017, the spa offers a variety of manicures and pedicures for men, women and children and features a full bar with complimentary drinks.

Haley Morrison, Matt Dulin, Ben Thompson, Anna Lotz, Claire Shoop, Kelly Schafler, Danica Lloyd, Shawn Arrajj, Adriana Rezal and Hannah Zedaker contributed to this report.



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The east side of Mercer Botanic Garden features maintained gardens and extensive walking trails. (Courtesy Harris County Precinct 4)
First phase of Mercer Botanic Gardens master plan moves forward; flood-damaged features to reopen

This month, Harris County Precinct 4 will begin construction on the first phase of a master plan to redesign Mercer Botanic Gardens.

electric grid
ERCOT board developing new emergency response measures, managing financial fallout from winter storm

An emergency meeting of an ERCOT advisory committee made up of independent advisers was convened March 5 after the resignations of several board and of ERCOT CEO Bill Magness. 

Cars wait their turn for a vaccine dose at the Texas Motor Speedway on Feb. 2. The hub was hosted by Denton County Public Health. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
Q&A: Texas doctor discusses first 3 months of vaccine distribution process

Texas is in its 12th week of statewide vaccine distribution, and an expansion of eligibility for vaccination could come later this spring.

The Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center is the sole provider of blood and blood components 24/7 to more than 170 hospitals and health care facilities in the 26-county Texas Gulf Coast region. (Courtesy Sanford Myers and American Red Cross)
2 weeks after winter storm, Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center still sitting at 1-day blood supply

The Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center is the sole provider of blood and blood components 24/7 to more than 170 hospitals and health care facilities in the 26-county Texas Gulf Coast region.

Kings Manor is in the 14,000-acre, master-planned community of Kingwood.
Check out February's featured neighborhood in the Lake Houston area: Kings Manor, 77339

Kings Manor is in the 14,000-acre, master-planned community of Kingwood.

The Hill at Valley Ranch has been the site of Valley Ranch's annual 4th Fest. (Courtesy the Signorelli Co.)
Signorelli Co. announces The Hill at Valley Ranch will host live music, entertainment this year

Located on 14 acres directly west of New Caney ISD's Randall Reed Stadium, the space has been previously used as the site for the company's annual 4th Fest.

The Lone Star College System board of trustees held a regular meeting March 4 at which mask protocols were discussed. (Andrew Christman/Community Impact Newspaper)
Lone Star College System announces health protocols following mask mandate update

LSCS Chancellor Stephen Head said he anticipates keeping coronavirus safety protocols in effect through the end of the year.

For a third consecutive semester, Texas public school districts will not be penalized financially due to declining enrollment and attendance as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, due to an extension of the hold-harmless guarantee, state leaders announced March 4. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Texas leaders ensure financial stability for public school districts through spring semester with hold-harmless extension

The guarantee also ensures that Texas school systems can retain their teachers for the 2020-21 school year for whom they originally budgeted.

Mayor Turner signing Executive Order
Houston becomes first in Texas to set participation goals for LGBTQ-certified businesses in city contracts

“Until today, LGBTQ entrepreneurs couldn’t always bring their full selves to the table for fear of outing themselves and losing business, clients or their livelihoods,” said Tammi Wallace, Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce CEO. “This change means the city is saying, ‘We value you.’”