13 new businesses that opened in 2020 or early 2021 to check out in The Woodlands area

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The Woodlands location of Tecovas is the bootmaker's tenth. (Courtesy Tecovas)
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Amazon Prime members are eligible for savings on products in-store and online. (Courtesy Amazon)
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Tommy Bahama Home opened at Market Street in January. (Courtesy Tommy Bahama Home)
Despite the challenges posted by shutdowns for a portion of the year and limited capacity, a number of new businesses opened in The Woodlands area with retail offerings or in-person services in 2020. Here are a few hyperlocal businesses that opened in 2020 or are now open in 2021. This list is not comprehensive. See our full Annual Community Guide in print for more useful local listings in 2021.

Clothing and shoes

Tecovas

9595 Six Pines Drive, Ste. 550,

The Woodlands


281-819-3399

www.tecovas.com

Golden Gray Boutique

9595 Six Pines Drive, Ste. 1035,

The Woodlands

281-323-4474

www.facebook.com/goldengrayboutique

Entertainment

Amazon 4-star

1201 Lake Woodlands Drive,

The Woodlands

281-466-3302

www.amazon.com

Food and drink

OlaTee African Mart and OlaTee African Café

501 Sawdust Road, Ste. K, Spring

www.olateeafricanmart.com

Health and beauty

Legacy Barbers of The Woodlands

25915 I-45 N., Ste. B, Spring

832-813-8967

www.legacybarberswoodlands.com

Home repair

BB Design

21 Waterway Ave., The Woodlands

832-691-2797

www.bbdesigncontractors.com

Five Star Floors

27030 Kuykendahl Road, Tomball

281-913-7235

www.5starfloor.com

Household goods

Vogue Rugs

1590 Lake Woodlands Drive,

The Woodlands

281-719-7483

www.vogue-rugs.com

Tommy Bahama Home

9595 Six Pines Drive,

The Woodlands

346-372-8690

www.tommybahamafurniture.com

Pet supplies

Pet Supplies Plus

4130 FM 1488, Ste. 110, Conroe

936-231-8991

www.petsuppliesplus.com

Printing

Signarama

28131 Robinson Road, Ste. D, Conroe

409-904-0550

www.signarama.com

Sporting goods

Dive Center

25701 I-45 N., Ste. 11, Spring

281-367-6664

www.woodlandsdivecenter.com

JD Sports

1201 Lake Woodlands Drive, Ste. 2030, The Woodlands

281-419-6976

www.jdsports.com
By Andrew Christman
Andrew joined Community Impact Newspaper in early 2019 after moving from Indiana. He is a 2015 graduate from Indiana State University, where he received degrees in English and journalism. He has written for a number of small town publications throughout his career as a reporter.


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