JULY ROUNDUP: 6 restaurants opening, closing in The Woodlands

Common Bond Bistro and Bakery opened in Springwoods Village on July 20. (Courtesy Common Bond Bistro and Bakery)
Common Bond Bistro and Bakery opened in Springwoods Village on July 20. (Courtesy Common Bond Bistro and Bakery)

Common Bond Bistro and Bakery opened in Springwoods Village on July 20. (Courtesy Common Bond Bistro and Bakery)

Throughout the month of July, several new restaurants opened and several announced plans to locate around The Woodlands area with a variety of offerings. Here are five Community Impact Newspaper reported on in the past month.

Now open: Crust Pizza Co. in Harper's Preserve

Crust Pizza Co., a local gourmet pizza chain, opened its latest location at 10160 Hwy. 242, Ste. 1500, Conroe, on July 6. Along with offering a featured pizza each month, customers can order a custom pizza as well. The chain now has 10 locations around the Greater Houston area.

Now open: Common Bond Bistro and Bakery

Common Bond Bistro & Bakery opened July 20 in CityPlace at Springwoods Village, located at 1700 City Plaza Drive, Ste. 150, Spring. The eatery offers breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as brunch on the weekends, and menu items range from flatbreads, salads and sandwiches to French toast, scrambles and avocado toast.

Coming soon: Kitchen 1488

Kitchen 1488, a new restaurant inspired by Louisiana comfort food, announced it is anticipating an Aug. 10 opening at 4130 FM 1488, Ste. 102, Magnolia. The menu will consist of traditional soups, salads and American fare alongside Southern specialty dishes, such as boudin egg rolls, shrimp and grits, seafood nachos and po'boys.

Coming soon: Hearsay Gastrolounge

Howard Hughes Corp. announced Hearsay Gastrolounge as a new restaurant coming to Waterway Square this August. Hearsay Gastrolounge will serve renditions of contemporary American dishes and spirits.

Coming soon: The Rose Lounge

Along with Hearsay Gastrolounge, Howard Hughes Corp. announced The Rose Lounge will also be coming to Waterway Square in August. The upscale bar concept was created by Diego Mandoba and Washington Revelo and will feature two levels, including a rooftop space.

Closed: Broken Barrel

International tapas concept Broken Barrel, located at 1950 Hughes Landing Blvd., Ste. 1900, The Woodlands, announced it has permanently closed as of July 29. Broken Barrel was founded in February 2017.
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.


(Courtesy Fit Kitchen Meals)
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One area business opened in January, and four businesses are anticipated through April.

David Memorial Drive currently ends at Entertainment Way. (Andrew Christman/Community Impact Newspaper)
David Memorial Drive extension nears end of planning phase

The planning phase for a project to extend David Memorial Drive and connect with Hwy. 242 has reached 90% completion with construction anticipated to begin in January 2022.

The proposed project involves reconstruction and widening of Sgt. Ed Holcombe Boulevard South and Old Conroe Road to a four-lane, divided facility. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Virtual public meeting on Old Conroe Road, Sgt. Ed Holcombe Blvd. S. project to be held April 20

The meeting will consist of a narrated presentation by the project team, project exhibits and an opportunity to comment.

Armored Sports camps feature basketball, flag football and more. (Courtesy Pexels)
Armored Sports camps to launch in venues across Greater Houston

A new Christian sports camp for youth is launching this summer in churches across the Greater Houston area.

Montgomery County's active COVID-19 case count was 1,692 as of April 9. (Community Impact staff)
Montgomery County active COVID-19 case count drops below 1,700 as of April 9

The active COVID-19 case count in Montgomery County is the lowest it has been since October.

"Breaking Strongholds" is a faith-based, eight-episode series that explores topics such as suicide and depression. (Courtesy Terry Weaver)
Series shot in Montgomery County aiming for Hulu, Netflix deal and more Houston-area news

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

Mental health services have seen an increased demand through 2020 and early 2021. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Q&A: Tri-County Behavioral Healthcare director speaks on increased demands from pandemic

Evan Roberson spoke on the demand for mental health services as well as what his organization has seen over the past year.

The temporary waiver covering initial vehicle registration, vehicle registration renewal, vehicle titling, renewal of permanent disabled parking placards and 30-day temporary permits will end April 14. (Hannah Zedaker/Community Impact Newspaper)
DMV officials say no grace period following waiver of car title, registration; new housing set for Magnolia, Cypress

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Work on FM 2978 is continuing through April west of The Woodlands. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
Gosling Road, FM 2978: road projects to watch in The Woodlands area this spring

Harris County is in the award phase for the latest segment of Gosling Road widening, and work on FM 2978 continues this spring.

"Breaking Strongholds" is a faith-based, eight-episode series that explores topics such as suicide and depression. (Courtesy Terry Weaver)
Faith-based series filmed in Montgomery County hopes for spot on Netflix, Hulu

The show, "Breaking Strongholds," explores topics such as suicide, depression and broken families.

The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival will be held April 10 and 11. (Courtesy The Woodlands Arts Council)
The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival returns in person this weekend

The event is scheduled for April 10 and 11 and will feature live music alongside art displays.