Shake Shack opens in The Woodlands Mall and more Houston-area updates

Shake Shack opened its new standalone location at The Woodlands Mall in November. (Courtesy Christine Han)
Shake Shack opened its new standalone location at The Woodlands Mall in November. (Courtesy Christine Han)

Shake Shack opened its new standalone location at The Woodlands Mall in November. (Courtesy Christine Han)

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

The Woodlands

Shake Shack launches fifth Greater Houston location at The Woodlands Mall

The standalone eatery is located on the mall's new south courtyard and is open for dine-in and to-go orders.

Bay Area


TO-DO LIST: 8 Bay Area events worth attending in December


Here are several Bay Area events worth checking out in December.

Bay Area nonprofits accepting donations, distributing food for the holidays

This holiday season, residents in need have ways to receive help, and residents who want to donate food or money to families in need have ways to help.

Sugar Land-Missouri City

Sugar Land Town Square home to Executive Baskets pop-up holiday gift shop


The pop-up shop, coined The Great Holiday Gift Shop, carries corporate gifts, gift baskets and holiday home decor items.

Today's Vision now providing eye care services in Sugar Land

The business offers exams, glasses and contact prescriptions as well as eye condition treatment for children and adults.

Constellation Field gets festive with 7th annual holiday light display

Tickets are on sale now. Sugar Land Holiday Lights runs from Nov. 20-Jan. 3.

Cy-Fair

Bao Bros. Bistro opens in Cy-Fair with mission to give back

The restaurant’s menu features steamed bao buns, boba tea and beer.

Volunteer Guide 2020: 12 ways to get involved in the Cy-Fair community

Check out our annual Volunteer Guide to find ways to serve and give back locally.

Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood

Support local restaurants, enjoy outdoor trivia: 7 things to do in the Lake Houston area this November, December


There is no shortage of events and activities happening in the Lake Houston area from mid-November to late December.

Humble cancels annual Christmas Parade of Lights event due to rising COVID-19 cases

The parade is known to attract more than 8,000 spectators and have more than 100 participating floats.

Conroe-Montgomery

Staffing agency seeks to fill 500 positions for local businesses in North Houston, Conroe, Tomball


Multiple assembly and manufacturing companies are hiring.

'We wanted to create something special': Cajun seafood diner Monty's Lighthouse offers peaceful atmosphere with waterfront view

Monty’s is a place to enjoy a drink, such as a pina colada, while enjoying the waterfront view, Co-owner John Morris said.

Underworld Tattoos opens doors on N. Frazier, plus 3 more business happenings in Conroe, Montgomery

A new boutique is coming to Historic Montgomery, and a veteran-owned business just opened in Conroe.

Tomball-Magnolia

Give thanks: 12 events to attend in Tomball, Magnolia this holiday season


Mark your calendar for these 12 events happening before Christmas in Tomball and Magnolia.

Bellaire-Meyerland-West University

Meyerland Plaza Best Buy closes doors


The store’s last day was Oct. 31.

Ben Dickerson, Claire Shoop, Andy Li, Danica Lloyd, Kelly Schafler, Eva Vigh and Hunter Marrow contributed to this report.


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