16 shops that opened in 2020 or are coming soon in 2021 in Tomball, Magnolia

Magnolia's Bakery opened in 2020 in Pinehurst. (Courtesy Magnolia Bakery)

Magnolia's Bakery opened in 2020 in Pinehurst. (Courtesy Magnolia Bakery)

Shops that opened in The Tomball and Magnolia area in 2020 offer goods ranging from clothing to health and wellness. Several businesses are currently under development and expected to open in 2021.

Health and wellness

Balanced Foods

6011 FM 1488, Ste. C, Magnolia



Houston Angels’ Nutrition

18708 Hufsmith Kohrville Road, Ste. 500, Tomball



Natural Ways CBD and More

23802 FM 2978, Ste. A5, Tomball



Sacred Leaf Tomball

24435 Hwy. 249, Ste. 89, Tomball



Home goods

Empire Furniture & More

26910 Hwy. 249, Tomball



Moore House Interiors

724 W. Main St., Tomball



Red Tag Mattress and Furniture Tomball

27620 Hwy. 249, Ste. B2, Tomball



Food and drinks

Hometown Spirits

12131 Northpointe Blvd., Ste. 3, Tomball



HTeaO Tomball—Coming February

905 W. Main St., Tomball


La Michoacana Meat Market

27722 Hwy. 249, Tomball



Magnolia’s Bakery

32350 Hwy. 249, Ste. 100, Pinehurst



Seed Sowers

17303 Shaw Road, Cypress



Clothing and jewelry

Jack Yacoubian Jewelers

14100 Spring Cypress Road, Cypress


Le Chateau Chic Boutique

9511 FM 1488, Ste. 1000, Magnolia




Pet Supplies Plus

27754 Hwy. 249, Ste. 20, Tomball




TX Arsenal

35407 Hwy. 249, Bldg. A, Pinehurst




The convenience store chain is known for its Slurpees and self-serve soda fountains. (Courtesy 7-Eleven)
7-Eleven, Laredo Taco Company now open at Hwy. 249, Spring Cypress

The new location features a fueling station, car wash and beer cave.

The Texas Central rail connection from Dallas to Houston will feature a bullet train similar to this one. (Courtesy Texas Central Partners/Community Impact Newspaper)
Texas Supreme Court declines to review high-speed rail case, freeing company up to use eminent domain

Texas Central, the company looking to build a 236-mile high-speed rail line connecting Houston and Dallas, has been given a big win in an ongoing legal battle over whether the company is legally recognized as a "railroad company" under state law.

Bexar Barbecue will celebrate its one-year anniversary June 26. (Courtesy Bexar Barbecue)
Bexar Barbecue to celebrate first anniversary with all-day festivities

The barbecue joint celebrates its first anniversary June 26.

The spiced chicken puff pastries come with shredded chicken, garam masala and vegetables wrapped in a puff pastry and topped with creamy jalapeno sauce. (Courtesy Philipose's Kitchen & Bar)
Philipose's Kitchen & Bar now serving American southern-inspired food in Magnolia

Philipose's Kitchen & Bar opened in early March and offers dine-in, take-out and online ordering.

Lone Star College has been approved for additional baccalaureate programs following House Bill 3348 being signed June 16. (Andrew Christman/Community Impact Newspaper)
Lone Star College approved for additional baccalaureate programs

Lone Star College can now have up to five bachelor programs, up from its current three.

Following Hurricane Harvey, debris lined the streets in many parts of Harris County. (Danica Lloyd/Community Impact Newspaper)
After Department of Housing and Urban Development denies request, Texas General Land Office drafting plan to subaward Harris County $750M for flood mitigation

The Texas General Land Office now plans to subaward Harris County flood mitigation funding after the county was left out of recent Hurricane Harvey relief funds.

A house in the Balmoral development in Kingwood.
2,300 homes slated along FM 2920 in Hockley

Land Tejas will construct 2,300 new homes in a 646-acre development in Hockley.

Harris County Pets facilitates pet adoptions, foster placements and more. (Courtesy Harris County Pets)
Harris County Pets temporarily waives adoption fees to control increase of population

Harris County Pets has exceeded its capacity to house its growing pet population, officials said.

BB's Tex-Orleans in the Tomball area will serve boiled crawfish, shrimp po’boys, homemade gumbo and oysters. (Courtesy BB's Tex-Orleans)
BB's Tex-Orleans to expand to Tomball, plus more recent local business news

Read Tomball and Magnolia business updates from June.

Americans spent 44% more shopping on websites, including Amazon, in 2020 than in 2019. (Courtesy Amazon)
Surge in online shopping strains Houston’s distribution channels

Online spending in the U.S. was up 44% from 2019 to 2020, and transportation expert Bill Eisele said this uptick has put a strain on the region’s transportation system.

According to county officials, 40% of the $125 billion in damage caused by Hurricane Harvey took place within Harris County. (Shawn Arrajj/Community Impact Newspaper)
Texas General Land Office says it is 'not feasible' to request $750M in federal flood aid within 30 days

Houston-area officials ask for 30-day-dealine on the Texas General Land Office's formal request for $750 million in federal flood aid funding, but GLO says it is not possible.