BB's Tex-Orleans to expand to Tomball, plus more recent local business news

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 in the Tomball area will serve boiled crawfish, shrimp po’boys, homemade gumbo and oysters. (Courtesy BB's Tex-Orleans)

BB's Tex-Orleans in the Tomball area will serve boiled crawfish, shrimp po’boys, homemade gumbo and oysters. (Courtesy BB's Tex-Orleans)

Read Tomball and Magnolia business updates from June.

Houston-based eatery BB's Tex-Orleans plans new location in Tomball area

BB's Tex-Orleans in the Tomball area will serve boiled crawfish, shrimp po’boys, homemade gumbo and oysters.

Bulls & Bellows BBQ brings family recipes to Magnolia

Bulls & Bellows is a veteran-owned business offering craft barbecue and side dishes made from family recipes.


Skeeters Dogs & Desserts now open in Tomball

The eatery is open 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays.

Dottie's Gelato and Italian Ices opens, offers treats made with natural ingredients

Dottie's opened May 29 on Main Street in Tomball.

Nevrslo Motorsports, a truck and vehicle modification shop, to host July 10 grand opening in Tomball

All truck, car and SUV accessories can be found at Nevrslo Motorsports, open July 10.

Magnolia Pharmacy now offering walk-in COVID-19 vaccines

Magnolia Pharmacy is now offering walk-in COVID-19 vaccines.

Tomball-based Moffett Video Productions expands footprint to Austin

Moffett Video Productions, founded in 1988, celebrated its opening in Tomball in 2018 and announced its expansion to an Austin office in June.

Harmony Pet Clinic to serve Tomball, Spring area

The full-service clinic provides vaccines; wellness exams; emergency care; and surgeries, including spaying, neutering, and tumor or lump removal.

Montgomery Self Storage acquires, plans to expand Magnolia, Conroe properties

"We believe the future is bright for Montgomery County, and we will continue to invest, improve and expand our locations to meet the demands of this rapidly growing area," said Andrew Pena Jr., managing partner of Montgomery Self Storage, in the release.

Anna Lotz, Brooke Ontiveros and Kelly Schafler contributed to this report.


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Pride Houston Parade
Pride Houston fall parade and festival canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

The downtown annual parade and festival, scheduled for Sept. 25, will be replaced by a Montrose block party and other events, organizers announced July 25.

The CDC reversed its masking guidance for fully vaccinated individuals in response to the transmissibility of the delta variant of COVID-19 in a press conference July 27. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
NEW CDC GUIDANCE: All individuals should wear masks in K-12 schools, including those who are fully vaccinated

The new CDC guidance, announced July 27, also recommends people in areas with "high" or "substantial" levels of transmission wear masks regardless of vaccination status.

(Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Texas Medical Center coronavirus updates: Average testing positivity rate nears 10% after sharp increase

Over 97% of people nationwide who are being hospitalized because of the disease are unvaccinated.

As variants are isolated and identified, Houston Methodist's Dr. Ian Glass believes the vaccines available can handle identified variants (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
'The vaccines we have are effective against all the variants out there': Houston Methodist's Dr. Ian Glass discusses variants, vaccinations

As Houston Methodist identified its first case of the lambda variant July 19, Dr. Glass believes vaccines can handle known variants.

Yes Resale will sell used items to benefit Crossbar Academy. (Photo courtesy Wendy Alexander)
Yes Resale coming soon to Hwy. 249 in Tomball

The store will sell used donated items to support Crossbar Academy.

Wendy Yates (left) and Victoria Slater own Bluebonnet. (Brooke Ontiveros/Community Impact Newspaper)
Mother-daughter duo launch party entertainment business, Bluebonnet Entertainment

When Wendy Yates first pitched a party entertainment business to her daughter Victoria Slater in 2019, she hoped to initiate a way for them to spend more time together. To her surprise, Slater, who studied film acting, agreed.

Friendswood Development Co. hosts a triathlon for ages 5-15 with swimming, biking and running distances varying by age group on Aug. 15. (Courtesy Friendswood Development Co.)
TO-DO: 9 events happening in Tomball, Magnolia throughout late July, August

Check out what's happening in Tomball and Magnolia.

A total of 700 homes are planned for Magnolia Ridge, located in the city of Magnolia. (Chandler France/Community Impact Newspaper)
Magnolia sees surge in single-family development with thousands of homes coming

More than 18,000 lots have been identified for future homes across the three Magnolia ZIP codes.

Peter Lake (left), chair of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, and Brad Jones, interim president and CEO of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, provided an update on state regulators' electric grid redesign efforts in Austin on July 22. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
Regulators: Texas electric grid prepared for potentially record-breaking demand next week; 'once-in-a-generation reforms' underway

The heads of the agencies in charge of the Texas electric grid met in Austin on July 22 to provide updates on their grid reform efforts.

Barbarossa Coffee Roasters is hosting an event with GlossBoss Auto Specialists July 25. (Courtesy Barbarossa Coffee)
Food market, anniversary celebration: 4 things to do in Tomball, Magnolia July 24-25

From eating barbecue and enjoying live music to letting the kids take their toy cars out for a spin, here are four things to do this weekend in Tomball and Magnolia.