Whataburger opens in Magnolia and more Houston-area news

The San Antonio-based franchise is known for its selection of burgers and sandwiches such as the Whataburger Patty Melt, Honey BBQ Chicken Strip Sandwich and Mushroom Swiss Burger. (Courtesy Whataburger)
The San Antonio-based franchise is known for its selection of burgers and sandwiches such as the Whataburger Patty Melt, Honey BBQ Chicken Strip Sandwich and Mushroom Swiss Burger. (Courtesy Whataburger)

The San Antonio-based franchise is known for its selection of burgers and sandwiches such as the Whataburger Patty Melt, Honey BBQ Chicken Strip Sandwich and Mushroom Swiss Burger. (Courtesy Whataburger)

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Tomball-Magnolia

Whataburger opens at Melton Street, FM 1488 in Magnolia

The city of Magnolia's first Whatburger location is now open at 713 Melton St., on the corner of Melton Street and FM 1488, according to Whataburger representatives.

ROUNDUP: 6 businesses coming soon, now open or relocated in the Tomball-Magnolia area



From food trucks to breweries, businesses in the Tomball-Magnolia area continue to announce opening plans and relocate during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Cy-Fair

Gooey's Ice Cream Sandwiches serves up unique sweet treats in Cypress

With colorful options such as mint chocolate chip ice cream served on a warm brownie topped with a red velvet cookie and chocolate syrup, the Cypress shop offers new twists on a classic frozen treat.

New location of Shipley Do-Nuts now open on Telge Road in Cypress

A new location of Shipley Do-Nuts opened Aug. 14 at 12827 Telge Road, Cypress, in the Telge Crossing development at Jarvis Road. Originally founded in Houston, the chain offers more than 60 doughnut varieties as well as kolaches, freshly brewed coffee and other breakfast items such as cinnamon rolls and apple fritters.

Spring-Klein

Ceviches n' Snacks to hold soft opening Aug. 19


Ceviches n' Snacks, a northwest Houston-based eatery specializing in authentic Mexican snacks and drinks, will have a soft opening Aug. 19 at its new location at at 18379 Kuykendahl Road, Ste. A, Spring, according to an Aug. 17 Facebook post by the business.

Conroe-Montgomery

Montgomery nonprofit to host donation event to serve over 300 children in need


Local nonprofit Hope’s Bridge Resource Center will be holding a donation event between Aug. 20-25 for over 300 children placed in foster, adoption or kinship placements.

Conroe Office Solutions opens, car wash center changes hands: 3 business happenings in Conroe

Read more about Conroe business updates.

Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood

Taste of Paris Creperie & Cafe opens in West Lake Village shopping center near Summerwood


Taste of Paris Creperie & Cafe held a soft opening July 15 before opening in early August at 12230 W. Lake Houston Parkway, Ste. 115, Houston. While the cafe originally only opened for takeout, the dining room and outdoor patio are now open to the public.

Bay Area

Penny's Beer Garden celebrates one year in Dickinson


Penny’s Beer Garden celebrated one year at 1001 FM 646 Road N., Dickinson, on Aug. 16. Staff said the urban farm, market and taproom has not been able to consistently open since March, but it hosted several drive-thru produce events in the spring and early summer with free vegetable and cage-free egg baskets.

Houston

Rent relief: How to apply for the latest assistance in Houston and Harris County

Renters in need of financial relief in Houston and Harris County have a couple new options and housing advocates say the aid will be more crucial than ever this month.

Applications open Aug. 19 for Houston’s small-business relief program. Here’s how to apply.

Small business owners in Houston impacted by the coronavirus pandemic can apply for up to $50,000 in relief grants from Aug. 19 through Sept. 4.

Kelly Schafler, Colleen Ferguson, Emma Whalen, Shawn Arraj, Anna Lotz and Adriana Rezal contributed to this report.