Wunsche Brothers reopens; Crust Pizza Co. coming soon: 16 Spring-Klein business updates readers may have missed in February

After being closed for six years, Wunsche Brothers Cafe & Saloon reopened Feb. 1 in Old Town Spring at 103 Midway St., Spring. (Hannah Zedaker/Community Impact Newspaper)
After being closed for six years, Wunsche Brothers Cafe & Saloon reopened Feb. 1 in Old Town Spring at 103 Midway St., Spring. (Hannah Zedaker/Community Impact Newspaper)

After being closed for six years, Wunsche Brothers Cafe & Saloon reopened Feb. 1 in Old Town Spring at 103 Midway St., Spring. (Hannah Zedaker/Community Impact Newspaper)

Several businesses have either recently opened or are coming soon, expanding or relocating in the Spring and Klein area.

Now open

After being closed for six years, Wunsche Brothers Cafe & Saloon reopened Feb. 1 in Old Town Spring at 103 Midway St., Spring. The eatery serves American fare ranging from burgers and sandwiches to chicken-fried steak and fried catfish. Beer bread—a Wunsche Brothers staple—has also made its return, and sides, such as mac and cheese and squash casserole, are also on the menu. 281-350-1902. www.facebook.com/wunschebros

2. Bar and grill franchise Little Woodrow's opened its eighth Houston-area location in Tomball on Feb. 23, according to a social media post by the business. Located at 11241 Timber Tech Ave., Tomball, Little Woodrow's offers a full bar with drinks such as cocktails and Texas craft beers. The Tomball location offers beer from local Houston breweries such as Karbach Brewing Co. and Saint Arnold Brewing Co. In addition to daily drink specials and food items, the location offers an outdoor patio. 281-516-9993. www.littlewoodrows.com

3. Plane & Level opened in late 2020 in Old Town Spring at 203 Midway St., Spring. The concept specializes in wines from around the world, which are available by the glass or bottle, in a cocktail or as part of a flight. To pair with its wine, the eatery offers tapas, or Spanish appetizers, such as empanadas and deconstructed fish tacos. 346-372-5700. www.planeandlevel.com

4. Savage Burrito, a delivery-only concept, launched Feb. 1 out of the Grand Parkway Marketplace Uncle Julio's, located at 6835 N. Grand Parkway W., Spring. Known as a "ghost kitchen"—a delivery-only concept that partners with and operates out of another restaurant's kitchen—Savage Burrito's menu differs from Uncle Julio's, featuring burritos, burrito bowls and salads. In addition to sides and desserts, beer and Savage Margarita Pops—boozy slushy pops available in traditional, hibiscus or mango flavors—are also available. Orders may be placed online, and delivery is available through DoorDash, Uber Eats, Grubhub and Postmates. 214-480-4070. www.savageburrito.com

5. The Fajita Hut opened at 8312 Louetta Road, Ste. C, Spring, on Nov. 20. The takeout-style concept specializes in beef, chicken and shrimp fajitas available by the pound or half-pound as well as pork, chicken and cheese tamales available by the dozen or half-dozen. Additionally, the eatery offers quesadillas and fajita fixings a la carte as well as sangria and margaritas available by the gallon or half-gallon. Delivery service is also available via DoorDash. 713-478-0003. www.thefajitahut.com

6. Pepperoni's opened a new location at 5200 FM 2920, Ste. 110, Spring, on Jan. 29. The casual pizzeria chain offers 15 signature New York-style pizzas, build-your-own calzone and pizza options, Buffalo wings, pastas, subs and salads. The new location offers limited indoor seating as well as takeout and delivery services. 832-702-8400. www.pepperonis.net

7. Chipotle opened a new location Feb. 17 in CityPlace at Springwoods Village, located at 1400 Lake Plaza Drive, Ste. D, Spring. The eatery is known for its build-your-own burritos, burrito bowls, lifestyle bowls, salads and tacos. The new restaurant is located on the first floor of The Mark at CityPlace, a 268-unit multifamily community. 832-948-1032. www.chipotle.com

8. A new Shipley Do-Nuts location is now open in northern Spring following a mid-January launch. The store, located in The Shops on Gosling development at 24345 Gosling Road, Ste. 240, Spring, is now serving a range of doughnut varieties alongside kolaches and coffee. Both carryout and drive-thru ordering is available. The Houston company, which was acquired by an affiliate of Austin-based Peak Rock Capital in January after decades under the ownership of the Shipley family, now operates hundreds of locations across nine states. 832-698-1542. www.shipleydonuts.com

9. Painted Tree Marketplace celebrated the opening of its new location at 5407 FM 1960 W., Houston, on Feb. 4. According to its website, Painted Tree Marketplace offers a unique shopping experience: Each marketplace showcases hundreds of local shop owners, boutiques, decorators, artisans and craftspeople under one roof while also offering a variety of workshops. At the new location in the Champions Village Shopping Center, shoppers are able to peruse gifts, home decor, clothing, accessories, soaps and candles, among other items. 844-762-3342. www.paintedtreemarketplace.com

10. Style It Up Boutique, located at 9803 Spring Cypress Road, Ste. 800, Houston, celebrated its grand opening Jan. 30-31. The boutique offers children's clothing, plus-size clothing, workout clothing and accessories. In addition to a brick-and-mortar location, Style It Up Boutique also has a mobile truck. 832-953-8457. www.styleitupboutique.com

11. The Event Space celebrated its grand opening at 22776 Cypresswood Drive, Spring, on Feb. 13. The new venue is available for birthday parties, baby showers, wedding receptions and meetings, and it offers decoration packages and chair and table rentals. 346-600-8244. www.theeventspace504.com

Coming soon

Crust Pizza Co., a franchise based in The Woodlands, will open its fifth Spring-area restaurant in September at 5211 FM 2920, Ste. 108, Spring. The eatery will offer specialty thin-crust pizzas, pastas, hot subs, wine and beer and will feature an outdoor patio. The eatery is one of five new locations opening across Texas this year, according to a news release from the PR Boutique. www.crustpizzaco.com

13. First Tech Federal Credit Union plans to open this summer in CityPlace at Springwoods Village, located at 1701 City Plaza Drive, Spring. Based in San Jose, California, the nearly 70-year-old financial institution will occupy a 2,188-square-foot space on the ground floor of a 10-story building that currently houses Island Grill, Edward Jones and The American Bureau of Shipping. The credit union offers a full range of financial services including traditional and online banking, mortgages, financial planning, various consumer loans and insurance services. www.firsttechfed.com


14. Champions School of Real Estate—formerly located at 5627 FM 1960, Ste. 100, Houston—celebrated the grand opening of its new Houston North Campus, located at 7302 N. Grand Parkway W., Spring, on Jan. 18. The newly constructed 18,000-square-foot campus features two floors, six classrooms, a state-of-the-art home inspection lab and a fully equipped special events room, which is available for public use. According to its website, Champions School of Real Estate first opened in 1983 and offers qualifying education and continuing education classes for real estate professionals, including those pursuing careers in real estate sales, brokerage, mortgage loan origination, home inspection or appraisal. The school has seven campuses throughout the state of Texas and also offers online programs. 281-893-4484. www.championsschool.com


15. Fused Industries expanded the offerings of its industrial division in late December to include electrical and instrumentation construction services, officials announced in a news release Feb. 3. Located at 14155 W. Hardy Road, Houston, the industrial, civil and commercial construction firm now provides direct-hire instrumentation and electrical construction work for companies across the industrial sector. Specialties include field installation and construction services, facility maintenance assistance turnarounds and shop fabrication work, the release states. 281-355-1420. www.fusedind.com

16. Z Tax & Multi Services, located at 16508 Kuykendahl Road, Houston, signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer Feb. 2. Owned by Ed Tijerina, the business specializes in income tax and notary services and is now also offering U-Haul truck, trailer and towing equipment rentals in addition to moving supplies and in-store pickup for boxes. U-Haul products at this location can be reserved by calling 281-377-5612 or by clicking here. 281-866-0620. www.ztax1.com

Adriana Rezal, Kelly Schafler and Ben Thompson contributed to this report.
By Hannah Zedaker

Editor, Spring/Klein & Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood

Hannah joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. In March 2019, she transitioned to editor of the Spring/Klein edition and later became the editor of both the Spring/Klein and Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood editions in June 2021. Hannah covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Hannah served as associate editor of The Houstonian, interned with Community Impact Newspaper and spent time writing for the Sam Houston State University College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication and The Huntsville Item.