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

Image description
The Woodlands location of Tecovas is the bootmaker's tenth. (Courtesy Tecovas)
Image description
Amazon Prime members are eligible for savings on products in-store and online. (Courtesy Amazon)
Image description
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.


MOST RECENT

The “Click It or Ticket” enforcement period across Texas roads will start on May 24. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
TxDOT will launch annual ‘Click It or Ticket’ campaign Monday, May 24

The campaign comes after a 2020 that saw a 16% increase in deaths of unbuckled motorists.

Sweetgreen will open at Market Street on May 25. (Courtesy Sweetgreen)
Sweetgreen announces opening date for Market Street location

Sweetgreen focuses on offering healthy options to bring people and food together.

The Sgt. Luther James Dorsey Memorial Bridge was dedicated in November. The upcoming Memorial Day event includes the dedication of several more structures. (Courtesy Taylorized PR)
Montgomery County Veterans Memorial Park Commission hosts Memorial Day events May 30, 31

The Memorial Day event includes the dedication of an interactive acoustical monument honoring the Women Air Force Service Pilots.

Public schools cannot require students, teachers, parents and other staff members or visitors to wear masks after June 4, Gov. Greg Abbott declared in an executive order issued May 18. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Public schools can't require students, staff to wear masks after June 4, Gov. Abbott says

"Texans, not government, should decide their best health practices, which is why masks will not be mandated by public school districts or government entities," Gov. Greg Abbott said.

George Strait will perform at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo's 90th anniversary celebration next year. (Courtesy Pexels)
George Strait to close 2022 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo with concert March 20

Tickets for George Strait's rodeo performance will go on sale June 24.

Magnolia ISD residents could see a $0.06 decrease in the district's property tax rate this upcoming fiscal year to compensate for rising property values, Assistant Superintendent of Operations Erich Morris said during a May 10 board of trustees budget workshop. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)
$0.06 tax rate decrease possible for Magnolia ISD residents

Magnolia ISD residents could see a $0.06 decrease in the district's property tax rate this upcoming fiscal year to compensate for rising property values, Assistant Superintendent of Operations Erich Morris said during a May 10 board of trustees budget workshop.

Effective June 26, unemployed Texans will no longer be eligible to receive the $300 weekly unemployment supplement from the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation program. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Gov. Greg Abbott announces end-date for Texans to receive federal pandemic-related unemployment benefits

Effective June 26, unemployed Texans will no longer be eligible to receive the $300 weekly unemployment supplement from the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation program.

Wildflowers in The Woodlands: How to identify common species in south Montgomery County

Wildflowers continue to bloom into the early summer in The Woodlands area—here's a look at some common species.

Home sales in price ranges above $1 million were highest in the 77382 ZIP code in April. (Andrew Christman/Community Impact Newspaper)
More than 50 homes priced at over $1M sold in The Woodlands area in April

April home sales in The Woodlands in show an increase in $1M+ homes sold. but the $200K-$400K category remains brisk.