Read the latest business and community news from the Houston area.

Sugar Land-Missouri City

Wolfies Restaurants and Sports Bars opens near Sugar Land Town Square

Wolfies Restaurants and Sports Bars opened its fifth Houston-area location Jan. 23 at 2329 Hwy. 6, Sugar Land, across from the Town Square area.

Cy-Fair ISD/Cy-Fair

Get a sneak peek at plans for Cy-Fair ISD’s 57th, 58th elementary schools

Architects presented their design plans for Elementary Schools No. 57 and 58 to the Cy-Fair ISD board Feb. 8. The schools will be located off Tuckerton Road in Bridgeland and off Clay Road in the southwest corner of the district, respectively.

Dingers Baseball now open on Cypress Rosehill Road

Dingers Baseball opened Feb. 1 at 16125 Cypress Rosehill Road, Cypress, offering five batting cages for individuals and teams as well as a pitching lane with a mound and pitching target.

Heights-River Oaks-Montrose

Trez Art and Wine Bar brings a philanthropic heart to business

Trez Art and Wine Bar opened in spring 2019 with Shawntell McWilliams as a consultant. By January 2020, she had the reins as general manager—but only after learning every aspect of the business, she said.


Z Tax & Multi Services now offering U-Haul services on Kuykendahl Road

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.

Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood

Kingwood business LifeStyle celebrates first anniversary

LifeStyle, a locally owned business, celebrated its first anniversary Jan. 14 at 1210 Hamblen Road, Ste. 900, Kingwood. Owner Stephanie Harris said the business offers noninvasive body contouring and weight management services, including nutritional weight-loss guidance and personal training.


Starbucks on Eva Street in Montgomery now open

Starbucks at 20219 Eva St. in Montgomery opened Feb. 8, although it had been originally slated to open in winter 2020. The coffee shop features a drive-thru and nitro cold brew taps and serves a variety of hot and cold drinks.


Walmart, Sam's Club pharmacies across Texas to begin administering vaccine Feb. 12

Walmart and Sam's Club pharmacies across Texas will begin administering COVID-19 vaccines through the U.S. Federal Retail Pharmacy Program on Feb. 12, officials with Walmart announced in a news release Feb. 9.

Texas' first statewide rental assistance program will allot over $1 billion to those financially hit by pandemic

Texans struggling to pay their rent may soon have some relief due to a new statewide rent relief program—the first of its kind in Texas, according to a news release from Gov. Greg Abbott's office.

Shawn Arrajj, Kelly Schafler, Eva Vigh, Emma Whalen, Hannah Zedaker, Danica Lloyd and Claire Shoop contributed to this report.