Milkshake and waffle bar opens in Magnolia, winery opens tasting room in Conroe and more Houston-area news

Chill Milkshake and Waffle Bar is now open at 6606 FM 1488, Ste. 110, Magnolia. (Courtesy Chill Milkshake and Waffle Bar)
Chill Milkshake and Waffle Bar is now open at 6606 FM 1488, Ste. 110, Magnolia. (Courtesy Chill Milkshake and Waffle Bar)

Chill Milkshake and Waffle Bar is now open at 6606 FM 1488, Ste. 110, Magnolia. (Courtesy Chill Milkshake and Waffle Bar)

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Chill Milkshake and Waffle Bar now open in Magnolia


Chill Milkshake and Waffle Bar will be having the grand opening of its second location Dec. 10, according to business owner Kassie Boyd. Located at 6606 FM 1488, Ste. 110, Magnolia, the eatery specializes in milkshakes with flavors such as cotton candy, cookie dough and raspberry.

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Village Medical now open at Walgreens location on Jones Road offering primary care services

A new location of Village Medical is now open as of Dec. 9 at the Walgreens location at 12314 Jones Road, Houston, near the Cypress North Houston Road intersection.

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Blue Epiphany Winery opening tasting room in downtown Conroe


Blue Epiphany Winery, a 15-acre vineyard and winery located on Bryant Road in Conroe, is opening a second tasting room in downtown Conroe at 336 N. Main St. The projected soft opening is Jan. 2, and the tasting room will feature Blue Epiphany wines.

New dentistry, martial arts studio: Three new business happenings in Montgomery, Willis

Premier Martial Arts will open in Montgomery in early January 2021.

Luv Coffee to open doors in January at Woodforest in Montgomery

Luv Coffee, a casual cafe with a drive-thru, will open in January in the Pine Market Shopping Center at Woodforest. The coffee shop will serve locally sourced, freshly roasted coffee as well as pastries and healthy eats.

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Ate Kitchen and Kin reopen in former Politan Row space

Two former Politan Row concepts are back in business at the recently closed food hall space.

Ate Kitchen and Kin reopened Dec. 10 at 2445 Times Blvd., Houston, in Rice Village, but the two concepts will operate slightly differently than they did in their days at the food hall, which closed Nov. 13.

Pearland-Friendswood

GUIDE: 10 small businesses in Pearland, Friendswood to shop at this holiday season


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Haley Morrison, Eva Vigh, Shawn Arrajj, Hunter Marrow and Adriana Rezal contributed to this report.



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