Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion planning for summer return; Tomball German Festivals postponed to June and more local news from March

The Pavilion is looking to bring live shows back this summer. (Courtesy The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion)
The Pavilion is looking to bring live shows back this summer. (Courtesy The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion)

The Pavilion is looking to bring live shows back this summer. (Courtesy The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion)

Read Houston-area business and community news from March.

Bay Area

Eggcellence Cafe & Bakery now open in Webster

Eggcellence Cafe & Bakery opened its eighth location in early February.

Bellaire-Meyerland-West University


Badolina Bakery & Cafe to open in Rice Village this spring

The owners of the acclaimed Israeli steakhouse Doris Metropolitan are bringing an elevated bakery to Rice Village this spring.

Conroe-Montgomery

New winery, Tex-Mex restaurant: 6 business happenings in Conroe, Montgomery

Plus, check out sweet treats baked by a local high school student.

Cy-Fair

House of Pies to bring next location to Cypress


Officials with House of Pies confirmed the restaurant's fifth location is slated to open this fall at the former location of PDQ, 25686 Hwy. 290, Cypress.

Heights-River Oaks-Montrose

Houston Nutcracker Market to make in-person return this spring


Of the 150 merchants on the roster, nearly 50 will be making their spring debut in 2021.

Katy

3 Little Pigs Ramen now open in Katy

3 Little Pigs Ramen, a new ramen restaurant, opened in late January at 1223 Grand W. Blvd., Ste. B103, Katy.

Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood

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.

Pearland-Friendswood

Sweet Paris Creperie & Cafe celebrates one year at Baybrook Mall with reopening

Sweet Paris Creperie & Cafe is celebrating one year at its Baybrook Mall location with a grand reopening.

Spring-Klein

Kingwood-based Swamp Donkeys Crawfish and Seafood opens second location in Spring

Swamp Donkeys Crawfish and Seafood celebrated its grand opening March 13 at the Track Shack, located at 25811 W. Hardy Road, Spring.

Sugar Land-Missouri City

Serving Filipino-inspired bar food, Bar Kada opens in Missouri City


Bar Kada's menu offerings include eggrolls, wings, oysters, salads, burgers and fried rice as well as beer, wine, liquor and cocktails.

The Woodlands

The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion announces 2021 season update

The Pavilion is looking at bringing live shows back this summer.

Tomball-Magnolia

POSTPONED: After two canceled German festivals, spring festival moves to June in Tomball


The festival was previously scheduled for late March.

Jake Magee, Hunter Marrow, Eva Vigh, Danica Lloyd, Morgan Theophil, Kelly Schafler, Haley Morrison, Hannah Zedaker, Andrew Christman and Anna Lotz contributed to this report.


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