Shogun Japanese Grill and Sushi Bar opens in Spring and more Houston-area news

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The Woodlands

Shogun Japanese Grill and Sushi Bar holds soft opening in Spring

Shogun Japanese Grill and Sushi Bar, located at 3532 Harmony Commons Drive, Spring, held a soft opening Oct. 13 in the Harmony Commons Plaza.

Free COVID-19 testing to be available in The Woodlands Township's town hall parking lot

Mobile testing COVID-19 testing will be available at no cost beginning at 9 a.m. Oct. 23, said John Powers, The Woodlands Township's assistant general manager for community services.

GenuWine Tasting Room announces closure after 10 years

GenuWine Tasting Room, a wine bar located at 6503 FM-1488, Ste. 401, Magnolia, announced it will be closing at the end of the month due to the uncertainty of the economy and pandemic.


15 spooky, fall and holiday events to attend in Tomball, Magnolia through mid-November

See the latest events in Tomball and Magnolia.

Diaper drive-thru, barbecue and more: Things to do this weekend in Tomball, Magnolia

From virtual concerts to in-person car shows, here is a number of events going on in the Tomball and Magnolia area this weekend.

Tomball business Goat Maddness offers goat milk-based skin care for him and her

Goat Maddness owner Chris Madden said he learned the skin care benefits of goat milk from his mother-in-law, Linda Faith, who 13 years ago began making products such as lotion and hand soaps from her goats’ leftover milk.

Bellaire-Meyerland-West University

2020 Bellaire Arts & Crafts Festival canceled; spring iteration still a possibility

The 2020 Bellaire Arts & Crafts Festival, scheduled for Nov. 14, has been canceled, according to an Oct. 20 announcement from the Bellaire Culture and Arts Board, the group that oversees the festival.


Airi Ramen coming soon to Fairfield Town Center in Cypress

Airi Ramen is slated to open in early December at 28404 Hwy. 290, Ste. G19, Cypress, in the former location of Slurping Noodles in the Fairfield Town Center.

Bay Area

Tate’s Home Decor & Custom Framing: Family-run League City business captures local history

Randall Tate began working in his father’s framing shop as a young adult in the mid-1960s. More than half a century later, he has framed everything from jerseys to space gear to “polar bear poop.”

Heights-River Oaks-Montrose

The Sporting Club brings the outdoors in with retractable roof on Washington Avenue

SoClutch Group's latest bar and restaurant concept, The Sporting Club, will open Oct. 22 at 5102 Washington Ave., Houston, the group announced.

Sugar Land-Missouri City

4 recently opened businesses in Sugar Land, Missouri City

Blue Legend Swim School, Clean My Teeth, PNC Bank and The Woodlands Financial Group Insurance all opened recently in Sugar Land and Missouri City.


Rainbow Pediatrics of Houston now open on Veterans Memorial Drive

Rainbow Pediatrics of Houston opened Oct. 1 at 12822 Veterans Memorial Drive, Houston. Led by Dr. Lisa T. Lau, who is fluent in English, Cantonese, Mandarin and Spanish, the pediatric medical office offers comprehensive care for infants and children from newborns to age 18.


Katy's Pinot's Palette adapts to COVID-19

Earlier this year, Meredith Lanning, owner of Pinot’s Palette in Katy, told Community Impact Newspaper she was taking measures to be extra sanitary and maintain social distancing rules in her classes at the beginning of quarantine; she even suspended in-studio classes for a while.

Eight months and several regulations later, Lanning said it has been a challenging year.


Sandwiches, spin class and more: The latest business news for Conroe, Montgomery

The Conroe and Montgomery area has seen a number of new businesses open and changes in ownership in recent months.

Nola Valente, Hannah Zedaker, Claire Shoop, Adriana Rezal, Hunter Marrow, Andrew Christman, Shawn Arrajj, Colleen Ferguson and Matt Dulin contributed to this report.