GUIDE: 10 small businesses in Pearland, Friendswood to shop at this holiday season

For those who love to decorate the home, Legacy Home Decor sells indoor signs. (Haley Morrison/Community Impact Newspaper)
For those who love to decorate the home, Legacy Home Decor sells indoor signs. (Haley Morrison/Community Impact Newspaper)

For those who love to decorate the home, Legacy Home Decor sells indoor signs. (Haley Morrison/Community Impact Newspaper)

This holiday season, shop local. Here are 10 Pearland and Friendswood small businesses selling gifts.

For the artist


This holiday season, One Glance is selling kits for making a stretch bracelet. The DIY project comes with all of the tools to make the bracelet, as well as information for One Glance’s YouTube tutorial. The store also sells premade jewelry. 607 S. Friendswood Drive, Ste. 30, Friendswood. 832-569-5969

For the athlete


Pearland Bicycles sells gadgets for bikers, including a GPS bike computer, bike carriers and bike lights. The store also sells some bicycle novelty items, including a bike-shaped pizza cutter. 9330 Broadway St., Ste. 422, Pearland. 281-741-2115

Wild Pear Running sells all the gear a runner could need, including shoes, recovery sandals and socks. For higher-end gifts, Wild Pear Running sells GPS watches, which track runs and include a heart rate monitoring system. The store also sells AfterShokz bone conduction headphones, which sit in front of the ear, making them gentler on the ear canal and safer for runners, as they allow full awareness of a runner’s surroundings. 9330 Broadway St., Ste. D-400, Pearland. 281-372-6305

For the beer lover


Vallensons’ Brewing Co. sells beer, along with store merchandise, including hats, koozies and pint glasses. For those looking for stocking stuffers, the store also sells beer tokens which never expire. 4081 Rice Drier Road, Pearland. 281-617-7537


BAKFISH Brewing Co. sells six-packs and 16 oz. four-packs of its canned craft brews. The business also sells shirts, hats and gift cards.1231 Broadway St., Pearland. 281-993-8658

For the collector


Arkham Comics sells toys, statues, comics books and games on topics ranging from anime to superheroes. 5074 Broadway St., Pearland. 281-406-8899

Bricks and MiniFigs sells both new and used Lego sets that all make great holiday gifts for all ages and skill levels. The shop also sells Lego gifts under $20 for those looking for a stocking stuffer. Customers can shop online at www.bampearland.com. 11200 Broadway St., Ste. 710, Pearland. 281-741-0279

For the gamer


Player 1 Video Games specializes in retro video games, or any games 20 years old or older. The store also sells collectors merchandise, including key chains, plush figures and stickers. 101 W. Parkwood Ave., Friendswood. 281-992-4263

For the home decorator


The Funky Monkey sells health and wellness goods, fashion items and gifts for the home. One of the store’s most popular items is a Sweet Grace flower diffuser that lengthens the life span of cut flowers. 607 S. Friendswood Drive, Ste. 27, Friendswood. 281-996-5007

For those who love to decorate the home, Legacy Home Decor sells indoor signs, candles and Christmas decorations. 1715 N. Main St., Pearland. 832-328-5551
By Haley Morrison
Haley Morrison came to Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after graduating from Baylor University. She was promoted to editor in February 2019. Haley primarily covers city government.


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