Photoshoots and more: Here's the latest business news for Tomball, Magnolia

Now open at 17903 Shaw Road, Cypress, Anedny Portrait Studio specializes in newborn portraits and also offers outdoor sessions for families, maternity photoshoots and graduating seniors. (Courtesy Anedny Portrait Studio)
Now open at 17903 Shaw Road, Cypress, Anedny Portrait Studio specializes in newborn portraits and also offers outdoor sessions for families, maternity photoshoots and graduating seniors. (Courtesy Anedny Portrait Studio)

Now open at 17903 Shaw Road, Cypress, Anedny Portrait Studio specializes in newborn portraits and also offers outdoor sessions for families, maternity photoshoots and graduating seniors. (Courtesy Anedny Portrait Studio)

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

Now open: Anedny Portrait Studio now open on Shaw Road

Anedny Portrait Studio opened a new studio location Oct. 1 at 17903 Shaw Road, Cypress. Owned by photographer Anedny Laubscher, the studio specializes in newborn portraits and also offers outdoor sessions for families, maternity photoshoots and graduating seniors. 713-277-8277. www.anedny.com

Relocation: Tomball Collision now operating on Hirschfield Road

Family-owned automotive body shop Tomball Collision relocated Nov. 1 to 14010 Hirschfield Road, Tomball, according to owner Sabrina Kelso. Originally located on FM 2920, the auto shop offers collision and body repair services. Kelso said walk-in appointments are welcome, and estimates are available free of charge. 832-559-1965. www.facebook.com/tomball-collision-106157230937155


Relocation: RAW Gym Texas rebrands as RAW Gym Warzone, relocates from Tomball to Spring

RAW Gym Warzone opened at 9702 Spring Cypress Road, Ste. 125A, Spring, on Nov. 16. Formerly known as RAW Gym Texas, which opened in 2013 at 11703 Spring Cypress Road, Tomball, the newly rebranded gym relocated to an 8,000-square-foot facility and features a wide selection of cardio equipment, plate-loaded strength equipment and pin-selected strength equipment. The new facility also features multipurpose cross-training areas and a functional turf area for athletic performance as well as offices for the gym's independent service providers, who offer waxing, facials and rehabilitative massage. 346-200-5450. www.warzonefitness.com

Now open: Montgomery-based Tony's Italian Delicatessen opens second location on Kuykendahl Road

Montgomery-based Tony's Italian Delicatessen will hold a soft opening Nov. 18 for its second sandwich shop, located at 24504 Kuykendahl Road, Ste. 100, Spring. In addition to hot sandwiches, stromboli and fresh salads, the sandwich shop is known for its signature subs named after famous Italians, from the F. Sinatra and the A. Pacino to the Sophia Loren and the R. DeNiro. Homemade Italian desserts, such as tiramisu and and cannoli, are also available.

Coming soon: Chill Milkshake and Waffle Bar opening second location in Magnolia this year

Chill Milkshake and Waffle Bar will open in December at 6606 FM 1488, Ste. 110, Magnolia. According to owner Kassie Boyd, this will be business's second location after Chill Milkshake Bar in Spring. The eatery offers a variety of milkshakes, such as Butter Beer, Cookie Dough and Birthday Cake, as well as a selection of food items, including dessert waffles and grilled cheese. https://chillthemilkshakebar.com

Coming soon: Cajun eatery Louisiana Fish House coming soon to Magnolia

Lousiana Fish House is slated to open its fifth Northwest Houston location in Magnolia in early January 2021. The seafood restaurant will be located at 18252 FM 1488, Magnolia. Louisiana Fish House offers a variety of seafood dishes, such as fish tacos, fried catfish po'boys, Cajun pasta and more. www.facebook.com/louisiana-fish-house-602157423136088

Coming soon: Skeeter's Dogs and Desserts coming to Market Street in Tomball

Skeeter’s Dogs and Desserts is coming to Market Street in Tomball, according to owner Nicole Rich. The eatery is slated to open at 102 Market St., Tomball, in January 2021 and will offer gourmet dogs and desserts in addition to other items, such as panini and salads. Skeeter’s Dogs and Desserts is owned by Nicole and her husband, John; they also own local eatery Every-Bellies on Market Street. The couple has owned Every-Bellies for 12 years. The eatery did not have a phone number of website as of press time.


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Harris County Flood Control District is planning to submit preliminary flood plain maps to the Federal Emergency Management Agency in late 2021. (Kelly Schafler/Community Impact Newspaper)
Harris County's preliminary flood plain maps to be released in late 2021

The new flood insurance rates in Harris County could take effect in 2023 or 2024.

In a shift from from past years, the 45th Tomball ISD FFA Project Show will be incorporating COVID-19 safety protocols, including limiting in-person attendance and livestreaming the event. (Courtesy Tomball ISD)
Steers, swine and livestreams: Tomball ISD 45th annual FFA Project Show limits in-person attendance, offers virtual option

Tomball ISD's 45th annual FFA Project Show will take place Jan. 27-30 at Tomball High School. In-person attendance will be limited, and the event will be livestreamed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

From left: Edward Leutsch, Nina Hermann and Rodney Alexander were among the first Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital patients to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. (Photos courtesy Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital)
Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital patients age 75 and older begin receiving vaccinations

Many of the patients eligible to get vaccinated in the past week said they have missed spending time with loved ones in person and were eager for this first dose.

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo announced the opening of a COVID-19 vaccine waitlist at a Jan. 25 press conference. (Screenshot courtesy Facebook)
Harris County to open waitlist for COVID-19 vaccines Jan. 26

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo warned that vaccine supply remains "extremely limited," and it will still take time for those waitlisted to get an appointment.

Harris County Emergency Services District No. 11 filed a counterclaim against Cypress Creek EMS on Jan. 22. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)
Harris County ESD No. 11 issues counterclaim against Cypress Creek EMS for $20 million

According to the counterclaim, the district is suing Cypress Creek Emergency Medical Services for about $20 million in “missing and stolen taxpayer funds.”

The trailer will serve seafood boiled in an original crawfish seasoning blend and will also serve boiled sausage, corn and potatoes. (Courtesy Boudreaux's Boiling Shack)
Boudreaux's Boiling Shack coming to Magnolia this crawfish season

The seafood boiling trailer is slated to open at the corner of FM 1774 and Tudor Way in Magnolia in mid-February.

The Woodlands Christian Academy theater program, pictured here performing "The Diary of Anne Frank," is part of its fine arts department under new leadership. (Courtesy The Woodlands Christian Academy)
The Woodlands Christian Academy welcomes first fine arts director

In the 2020-21 school year, The Woodlands Christian Academy has brought its fine arts programs together under its first director of fine arts, Phil Sweger, to coordinate creative programs.

Montgomery County's two COVID-19 vaccine hubs received allocations of around 2,000 doses each this week. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Montgomery County's 2nd vaccine hub set in The Woodlands; Conroe hub, public health district to get more doses

The Woodlands hospital hub now offers vaccines on an invitation-only basis, and those interested in future vaccination may join the hospital's waitlist.

Preregistration does not guarantee an appointment. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
UPDATED: Montgomery County COVID-19 vaccination preregistration full in 30 minutes; Conroe hub plans Jan. 25 registration

The Montgomery County Public Health District's initial preregistration for COVID-19 vaccinations filled in less than 30 minutes after the program's launch Jan. 25.

The Tomball Economic Development Corp.’s Business & Technology Park and residential communities Albury Trails and Alexander Estates—which is currently under construction—are near the property. (Courtesy city of Tomball)
Convenience store, retail lease space proposed for Spell and Hufsmith-Kohrville roads in Tomball

The Tomball Economic Development Corp.’s Business & Technology Park and residential communities Albury Trails and Alexander Estates—which is currently under construction—are near the property.

Less than 7,000 COVID-19 cases remained active in Montgomery County as of Jan. 22. (Community Impact staff)
Montgomery County's active COVID-19 case count falls below 7K, 7 new deaths reported Jan. 20-22

Active cases in the county fell by several hundred this week, while COVID-19 hospitalizations among residents reached a new high.