The following businesses have either recently closed or are planning to close soon in the Spring and Klein area.
1. Sur La Table will permanently close its Champions Forest Plaza store located at 5472 FM 1960 W., Houston, in either August or September. The kitchen-centric business offers a wide range of cookware, bakeware, kitchen tools, knives and small appliances, in addition to hosting cooking classes. 281-444-1199. www.surlatable.com
2. Also in the Champions Forest Plaza, J. Jill permanently closed its location at 5454 FM 1960 W., Houston, on July 20. The women’s boutique offered clothing, shoes and accessories with collections including Pure Jill, Wearever, Fit and Christian Siriano. 281-444-5455. www.jjill.com
3. After less than a year in business, Kiera’s Dance Boutique, located at 9803 Spring Cypress Road, Ste. 150, in Spring, announced its permanent closure via Facebook on June 25 due to COVID-19. The boutique, which opened Aug. 15, 2019, offered a variety of clothing and supplies geared toward dancers and gymnasts, including tights, leotards, yoga pants and other athletic wear. According to the post, the store’s remaining inventory is available at discounted rates for purchase through eBay with free shipping. 832-843-6302. www.facebook.com/kierasdanceboutique
4. Also recently opened, Contender eSports announced the permanent closure of its Spring location at 9702 Spring Cypress Road, Ste. 114, via Facebook on July 7. Owned by husband and wife Adam and Erin Berger, Contender eSports first opened its Spring location Oct. 26. The gaming center hosted individual gaming, tournaments and lock-ins, and it also featured a private room to host birthday parties and team-building events. According to the post, the business will begin liquidation sales soon, and final pricing on all the equipment will be posted via the business’s social media. 713-857-0852. www.contenderesports.com
5. National fitness chain 24 Hour Fitness announced June 15 that it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy due to impacts from the coronavirus pandemic. The news release stated the company has permanently closed more than 100 gyms across the U.S., including the locations at 21614 Hwy. 249, Houston, and 425 FM 1960 W., Houston. www.24hourfitness.com