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


Chipotle opens on FM 1488 in Magnolia

Chipotle Mexican Grill opened May 4 at 6538 FM 1488, Magnolia. The new location, Chipotle's first in Magnolia, features a Chipotlane, a drive-thru pickup lane allowing customers to receive their digital orders without leaving their vehicles.

Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood

GALLERY: Get a sneak peak of the Houston Interactive Aquarium & Animal Preserve before it opens this month

A new development will soon open in the Humble area that offers an interactive experience where visitors can touch, feed and learn about various mammals, sea life, birds, and exotic and endangered animals. The Houston Interactive Aquarium & Animal Preserve is set to open May 10 at 5440 N. Sam Houston Parkway E., Humble.


Independence Park dog park in Pearland under reconstruction

In early April, the city of Pearland closed the dog park in Independence Park for reconstruction.

The city hopes to reopen the park at the beginning of the summer. Upgrades to the park include a new sidewalk and fencing.

The Woodlands

Veteran-owned Sweet Charlene's Bakery debuted at The Woodlands Mall this spring

Located at 1201 Lake Woodlands Drive, Ste. 5600, The Woodlands, the veteran-owned bakery offers a selection of homemade desserts including brownies, cakes, cookies and muffins available for pickup and delivery.

Bay Area

IMPACTS ROUNDUP: B-29 Superfortress on display at Lone Star Flight Museum and more

Lone Star Flight Museum, 11551 Aerospace Ave., Houston, is one of a few stops for the historic B-29 Superfortress known as “Doc.” The bomber, which is one of only two B-29 Superfortresses built by the Boeing Company that is still flying today, is on display at the museum May 5-9.


Conroe film school launches plus 2 other local business happenings

A pair of local filmmakers are launching a film school in Conroe for high school students interested in learning about the film and television industry.


Houston couple brings dream of owning taco eatery to Cypress with Mex Taco House

Jessica and Abel Frausto’s aspiration to open their own restaurant dates back to high school, when they took hospitality management and culinary arts classes.

Anna Lotz, Haley Morrison, Kelly Schafler, Vanessa Holt, Danica Lloyd, Eva Vigh and Jake Magee contributed to this report.