Ding Tea opened Aug. 3 at 3422 Business Center Drive, Ste. 124, Pearland. The business sells Taiwanese tea. www.dingtea.com
Texas Currency Exchange opened July 3 at 500 Baybrook Mall Drive, Friendswood. The business makes exchanges for over 80 currencies. 813-280-9999. http://txcurrencyexchange.com
Pearland Sweet Tooth opened June 22 at 3695 Kirby Drive, Ste. 121, Pearland. The bakery specializes in desserts. 832-606-1206. www.pearlandsweettooth.com
Friendswood Smiles opened in late June at 2111 W. Parkwood Ave., Ste. 105, Friendswood. The practice offers family and implant dentistry. 832-932-9443. http://friendswoodsmilestx.com
The Goddard School opened June 17 at 2920 Province Village Drive, Pearland. The school serves children ages 6 weeks-5 years and offers after-school programs for children through age 10. 832-856-8686. www.goddardschool.com/houston/pearland-province-village-drive-tx
Mikki's Cafe opened in Pearland on June 14 at 9603 Broadway St., Ste. 108. The restaurant serves soul food, including oxtails, which are served every day. 281-568-5115.