IMPACT ROUNDUP: Ride Indoor Cycling opening date set for Hughes Landing

RIDE Indoor Cycling will open its second Greater Houston area location June 27 at 1950 Hughes Landing, The Woodlands. The facility offers 45-minute cycling sessions that act as a high-intensity, full-body workout.

“RIDE classes combine the fun of being with your friends and an exceptionally effective full-body workout,” RIDE Founder Kim Dowling said. “I love that moment when we open a new studio, as we are doing in The Woodlands this week, because I get to see people discover the joy in our classes and watch them grow into strong, front-row riders.”

The studio in The Woodlands will feature Schwinn AC performance bikes, retail offerings and a state-of-the-art sound system. Clients will be able to purchase five-, 10- and 20-class packages.

Other Impacts

Coming Soon: Marco’s Pizza will open June 25 at 1027 Sawdust Road, Ste. 350, Spring. In addition to pizza, the franchise offers subs, salads, wings and desserts. Marco’s Pizza boasts daily homemade dough and pizza sauce, fresh cut vegetables and meats with no preservatives or additives. 832-299-6365.

Coming Soon: Yes! Family Fitness will open July 31 at 8812 Fawn Trail, Conroe. The fitness facility will offer 24-hour access along with youth sports training, youth boot camps and adult and youth training. The new location is the company’s sixth facility.936-333-2260.

Coming Soon: Wild Thing Restaurant Bar & Grill will open at 14900 I-45 S., Conroe, at the end of September. The restaurant and sports bar will seat 300 people and will include an outdoor patio. The restaurant’s Texas-style menu will be unveiled in September. 713-498-4499.


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The John Cooper School is located in The Woodlands. (Courtesy The John Cooper School)
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The Woodlands Township board meetings returned to a videoconference format Jan. 21. (Screenshot courtesy The Woodlands Township)
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