ROUNDUP: 6 recently opened businesses to check out in Tomball, Magnolia

Urban Cravings features a menu of dishes from around the world, including a beef cheek sandwich. (Courtesy Urban Cravings)
Urban Cravings features a menu of dishes from around the world, including a beef cheek sandwich. (Courtesy Urban Cravings)

Urban Cravings features a menu of dishes from around the world, including a beef cheek sandwich. (Courtesy Urban Cravings)

Editor's note: This story has been updated to clarify that Mobility Collision Center is fully open currently.

Here are six businesses that have recently opened in the Tomball and Magnolia area.

1. Urban Cravings, originally a bakery in Tomball, expanded into a full restaurant July 13 at 411 W. Main St., Tomball. In addition to the bakery, Urban Cravings offers savory food from around the world, including Cuban sandwiches, paella and a tamarind pulled pork sandwich, to name a few. Urban Cravings also offers a weekly meal plan, starting at $5 per meal. A 15% discount is also available to first responders, teachers, and state and local employees along with a 20% discount for customers age 65 or older. 832-896-1120. www.urbancravings.com

2. Generations Family Eyecare held its soft opening July 20 at 22438 Hwy. 249, Houston. The optometry practice provides eye exams for all ages, contact lens examinations and emergency eye exams. Glasses are also for sale within the office. 281-925-7576

3. Chirstopher Ybanez co-founded and held a soft opening for The Fit Type Strength & Performance on July 20 at 24922 Hwy. 249, Ste. 106, Tomball. Ybanez said The Fit Type is different from standard gyms as it requires members to sign up for its app or nutrition program to be enrolled. According to Ybanez, the business is service oriented and designed to be specific for each member. 832-953-2911. www.thefittypecoaching.com


4. La Bella Retreat opened May 8 at 11715 Spring Cypress Road, Tomball. Haircuts and coloring are available for men, women and children and the salon offers styles ranging from Brazilian blowouts and updos. 281-543-3239

5. Mobility Collision Center had its soft opening July 1 at 32000 Hwy. 249, Pinehurst. Although a grand opening is not planned until October, the business is fully open. This is the company’s first expansion outside of its original location in Conroe. Mobility Collision Center offers everything from collision and damage repairs to repaints and refinishes. 832-521-3344. www.mobilitycollision.com

6. Chief Executive Officer Andrew Lamb opened ActionCOACH Northwest Houston July 1 at 20333 Hwy. 249, Ste. 200, Houston. The business specializes in advice and problem-solving issues businesses may face through sales, marketing and team-building strategies. ActionCoach Northwest Houston serves the Tomball, Magnolia, Jersey Village and Spring areas. 832-982-2252. http://nwh.actioncoach.com


MOST RECENT

Montgomery County Precinct 2 hosts a heavy-trash cleanup day for residents on March 13-14. (Courtesy Precinct 2)
Here's a list of things to do in Tomball, Magnolia this March

From spring break virtual events for kids to spring markets, a number of Tomball- and Magnolia-area organizations will be hosting events this March.

Houston City Hall in rainbow lighting
Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce celebrates five years of service

The organization is open to all and serves members throughout the Greater Houston area.

Montgomery County is set to receive its largest first-dose allocation during the week of March 1. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Montgomery County set to receive largest vaccine allocation yet in first week of March

Nearly 20,000 vaccine doses were allocated to the county's two vaccine hubs and several additional providers for the week of March 1.

A coronavirus vaccine is given at Memorial Hermann's mass vaccine clinic Feb. 26. (Andrew Christman/Community Impact Newspaper)
Memorial Hermann closes out 2nd round of vaccines with 7,000 distributed among 2 clinics

The clinic will continue operations through 5:30 p.m. Feb. 27.

The new Fort Bend Epicenter multipurpose facility could be used as a spot for trade shows and sporting events, could act as a large-scale shelter for county residents in an emergency and more. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Large multipurpose complex coming to Fort Bend County; Sugar Land to widen University Blvd. and more top Houston-area news

Read the top business and community news from the past week from the Houston area.

Snow covers I-45 in Houston during a winter storm that hit Texas the night of Feb. 14. (Shawn Arrajj/Community Impact Newspaper)
Legislators probe energy officials over power failures, lack of preparation heading into winter storm

The Texas Legislature held hearings Feb. 25 with energy companies including Oncor Electric Delivery and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas in response to last week’s historic winter storm, which left millions of Texans without electricity for days.

Large-format printing service provider SpeedPro Magnolia was named 2020 Business of the Year by the Greater Magnolia Parkway Chamber of Commerce. (Courtesy SpeedPro Magnolia)
Here's a roundup of the latest business news in Tomball, Magnolia

The Tomball and Magnolia area has seen a number of recent business openings in recent weeks.

Keith Luechtefeld spoke with Community Impact Newspaper about some of the short-term and long-term repercussions of the storm as well as some of the reasons why so many homes saw burst pipes during the freezing weather. (Community Impact staff)
Q&A: Greater Houston Builders Association President Keith Luechtefeld discusses power, plumbing, frozen pipes after Winter Storm Uri

Keith Luechtefeld spoke with Community Impact Newspaper about some of the short-term and long-term repercussions of the storm as well as some of the reasons why so many homes saw burst pipes during the freezing weather.

With the notice lifted, the city recommends residents to flush household pipes, ice makers and water fountains prior to use. (Courtesy Fotolia)
JUST IN: City of Magnolia boil water notice lifted as of 4 p.m. Feb. 25

City residents were put under a nine-day boil water notice after freezing temperatures and electricity outages caused the city's water plants to suffer a loss of water pressure.

Harris County ESD No. 11 commissioners met for a meeting Feb. 25. (Courtesy Cypress Creek EMS)
Harris County ESD No. 11 begins construction process on new facility

District offiicials have said they hope Phase 1 of construction will be complete by August.