Killen's Barbecue opens in The Woodlands and more Houston-area news

The barbecue eatery is the second Killen's Restaurant Group venture to launch in The Woodlands area. (Courtesy Killen's Barbecue)
The barbecue eatery is the second Killen's Restaurant Group venture to launch in The Woodlands area. (Courtesy Killen's Barbecue)

The barbecue eatery is the second Killen's Restaurant Group venture to launch in The Woodlands area. (Courtesy Killen's Barbecue)

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

The Woodlands

Killen's Barbecue launches new location serving The Woodlands area

Killen's Restaurant Group marked the opening of its second restaurant in The Woodlands area with the launch of a new Killen's Barbecue location in Shenandoah on Jan. 16.

Zanti Cucina Italiana brings authentic Italian taste to The Woodlands area in a casual environment

After taking about 2 1/2 years to select a location and design a concept, Santiago Pelaez opened Zanti Cucina Italiana to bring authentic Italian cuisine to The Woodlands area in June 2019 on Research Forest Drive.

Chipotle opens location on Sawdust Road

National Mexican chain Chipotle officially opened its newest location in The Woodlands area Jan. 18 at 760 Sawdust Road, Spring.


Consultants in Dental Aesthetics, Houston Sleep Apnea move to new location on Louetta Road in Spring

Consultants in Dental Aesthetics and Houston Sleep Apnea relocated from 9720 Cypresswood Drive, Ste. 200, Houston, to 9700 Louetta Road, Spring, on Jan. 18. Both led by Dr. Michael J. Landry, the practices offer comprehensive dental care and sleep apnea treatment.


Shirts23 opening Jan. 25 on Jones Road in Cy-Fair

Shirts23, a wholesale blank and custom T-shirt shop, is slated to open a storefront Jan. 25 at 8805 Jones Road, Ste. A105, Jersey Village. The shop will offer blank shirts from Gildan, Bellas + Canvas and Tultex, among other brands.

Social media group inspires local restaurateurs to raise more than $27,000 for Cy-Fair Helping Hands

Cy-Fair Helping Hands, a local nonprofit that serves the homeless and the hungry, received a $27,665 donation Jan. 14 from Metta’s Local Eats, a local Facebook group that celebrates food, fellowship and giving back to the community, according to the group's founder, Metta Archilla.


GALLERY: Katy High School football fans celebrate Tigers’ championship win

For the ninth time in school history, players, parents, friends and fans of the Katy High School Tigers are celebrating in a big way.


Harvest Market to open 'grocerant' in late January in Woodforest

Harvest Market will open at 2295 Woodforest Parkway, Montgomery, in late January, according to company representatives. The two-level “grocerant” will feature a full dining experience and a grocery store with foods from around the world.

Bay Area

Bayou City Art Festival scheduled for in-person return in October

The Bayou City Art Festival will be making its in-person return to Houston in October, provided that health and safety protocols at that time allow large gatherings.

Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood

Northern Tool + Equipment sets late January opening date for Humble store

Northern Tool + Equipment will open a new store Jan. 28 at 18780 Hwy. 59, Humble, in the Park Air 59 development, according to a news release from the company.

Heights-River Oaks-Montrose

New in River Oaks: Ovme medical spa, a dance studio, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic

Here is a look at three new businesses open and coming soon in the River Oaks area.

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston delays reopening plans

The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston has pushed back its planned reopening about a month, citing rising local cases of COVID-19.

Hannah Zedaker, Andrew Christman, Shawn Arrajj, Danica Lloyd, Ben Thompson, Morgan Theophil, Anna Lotz, Hunter Marrow and Matt Dulin contributed to this report.