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


Masones Pub & Grill coming to Hwy. 249 and Northpointe Blvd. in Tomball

Masones Pub & Grill will be relocating from Louetta Road in Spring to Northpointe Boulevard in Tomball on April 1, according to bartender Lauren Schwaeble. Soon to open at 24441 Hwy. 249, Tomball, the eatery offers a selection of tacos, wings and flatbreads as well as a drink menu.

1, 10, 25 years of business: Here's a roundup of local business anniversaries in Tomball, Magnolia

A number of businesses in the Tomball and Magnolia area are celebrating anniversaries in March and April of this year.

The Woodlands

The Woodlands earns 'Best City' designation from national website

Although it is not technically a city, The Woodlands has claimed the No. 1 place on a national platform as "Best City to Live in America," township officials announced this week.


Asian grill and tea bar Bimbimbox coming soon to The Vintage

Bimbimbox, an Asian grill and tea bar, is planning to open at 10111 Louetta Road, Ste. 800, Houston, in March. According to its website, the new concept is based on the popular Korean bibimbap and will allow patrons to create their own Bimbimbox with their choice of savory grilled meats, hearty vegetables and homemade sauces.


Tawakkul Grocers now open in Katy

The grocery store, which sells Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi and other South Asian products, is also a halal meat shop.

Second Bath & Body Works coming to Richmond

Bath & Body Works will open its second Richmond location at The Grand at Aliana in April.

Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood

Locally owned IONE Flooring offers floors for homes, builders, businesses from Kingwood

IONE Flooring, a locally owned business, opened Feb. 26 at 1424 Northpark Drive, Ste. D, Kingwood. Owner Oscar Solorzano said his business sells various flooring—such as hardwood, vinyl plank, carpet and porcelain tile—for homes, businesses and builders.

Lux Dental Studio opens office in Summerwood area

Lux Dental Studio, a locally owned business, opened in early March at 12230 W. Lake Houston Parkway, Ste. 225, Houston. Dr. Yarima Newlin offers various dental services, including veneers, implants, endodontics, temporomandibular joint treatment, teeth whitening and routine cleaning from the Summerwood-area location.


Ogle School opens with cosmetology education offerings in Willowbrook area

Classes at Ogle School prepare students for careers in the beauty industry with full-time and part-time schedules available. Financial aid is available for qualified individuals.

Sugar Land-Missouri City

Alkaline Market, a health and bottled water store, opens in Missouri City

Alkaline Market, a bottled water and health store, held its soft opening at the beginning of January.

Located at 4713 Hwy. 6, Missouri City, Alkaline Market offers bottled water, healthy snacks, herbal teas, supplements and juice cleanses.

Zelie Beans Coffee, a specialty coffee roaster in Sugar Land, focuses on fair wages for growers

Joseph Mastrangelo began Zelie Beans Coffee in summer 2018 as a side business that grew out of passion for good coffee and as a way to make some extra money for his family.

Heights-River Oaks-Montrose

New in the Heights: 11 dining options now open, coming soon

The Heights area has been kindling a bevy of new dining options in recent months.

Vanessa Holt, Laura Aebi, Morgan Theophil, Kelly Schafler, Hannah Zedaker, Matt Dulin, Danica Lloyd, Adriana Rezal and Claire Shoop contributed to this report.