Here's a roundup of the latest business news in Tomball, Magnolia

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)
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)

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)

In addition to new and upcoming businesses opening in Tomball and Magnolia, the area has seen other recent business news.

Coming Soon: Life in Rose Farm & Garden opening in Magnolia this summer

Local business owner Theresa Pham will launch Life in Rose Farm & Garden this summer in Magnolia. Located off FM 2920 near the Showboat Drive-In theater, the facility will sit on a 10-acre property and offer a rose garden for cuttings in addition to a fruit orchard and herb and vegetable garden. Pham said the business will offer floral-arranging workshops and high-tea events at the site’s greenhouse. www.facebook.com/lifeinrosefarm

Coming Soon: New boutique Ultra Violet coming soon to Main Street in Tomball

Tomball native Amy Bench will be relocating her boutique The Purple Palm from Matagorda to Main Street in Tomball. According to Bench, the boutique will be renamed Ultra Violet and is slated to open in early to mid-March. Set to be located at 409 W. Main St., Tomball, the women's boutique will offer retail items, such as clothing, shoes and houseware. 281-665-9200. www.facebook.com/thepurplepalmmatagorda


New Ownership: Paint & Bubbles Studio changes ownership as of December

Paint & Bubbles Studio underwent a change in ownership Dec. 1, according to new business owner Katie Lindsay. Located at 31311 FM 2978, Ste. 107, Magnolia, the business offers art classes, workshops and camps for children and adults in the Magnolia, The Woodlands, Conroe and Spring areas. 346-703-2141. www.paintandbubbles.com

In the News: SpeedPro Magnolia named 2020 Business of the Year by local chamber of commerce

SpeedPro Magnolia has been named 2020 Business of the Year by the Greater Magnolia Parkway Chamber of Commerce, according to a Feb. 12 news release. The business, located at 32503 Tamina Road, Ste. 1, Magnolia, is a franchise that offers large format printing services for projects, such as event displays, signs and graphics. According to the release, SpeedPro Magnolia received the recognition for supporting the community during the coronavirus pandemic, collaborating with local nonprofit organizations, such as Society of Samaritans and Habitat for Humanity, and for volunteering for events, such as the annual Christmas Parade held by the GMPCC. 281-853-8724. www.speedpro.com/magnolia

Now Open: Little Woodrow's bar and grill now open in Tomball

Bar and grill franchise Little Woodrow's opened its eighth Houston-area location in Tomball on Feb. 23, according to a social media post by the business. Located at 11241 Timber Tech Ave., Tomball, Little Woodrow's offers a full bar with drinks such as cocktails and Texas craft beers. In addition to daily drink specials and food items, the location offers an outdoor patio. 281-516-9993. https://littlewoodrows.com/watering-holes/tomball

Now Open: Lone Star Cheladas now serving tacos, seafood and specialty drinks in Magnolia

Lone Star Cheladas opened at 28303 Dobbin-Huffsmith Road, Magnolia, on Nov. 27, according to owner Ramiro Rodriguez. The eatery's menu includes food items, such as wings, seafood baskets and tacos. Lone Star Cheladas also offers a selection of drinks, daiquiris and micheladas, a Mexican beer cocktail. 832-521-3175. www.facebook.com/lone-star-cheladas-107999231153158
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The proposed project spans 12.4 miles of FM 1488 through Magnolia, Conroe and The Woodlands and includes adding left-turn lanes at major intersections, a raised median through the length of the project and upgrading or installing several traffic signals. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
TxDOT gathering public comments on proposed FM 1488 traffic signals, raised median

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Julia De Leon, a Harris County Precinct 3 resident and essential worker, spoke Nov. 30 at commissioners court in favor of establishing the Harris County Essential Workers Board. (Emily Lincke/Community Impact Newspaper)
Harris County creates board for essential workers during ongoing pandemic

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Reveille Barbecue Co. opened its storefront in Pinehurst Nov. 27 (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Reveille Barbecue Co. opens brick-and-mortar location in Pinehurst

The barbecue restaurant is open Saturdays and Sundays.

Portions of the Tomball Tollway between Boudreaux Road and Grand Parkway will be closed nightly throughout December. (Chandler France/Community Impact Newspaper)
Portions of Tomball Tollway between Boudreaux Road, Grand Parkway to be closed nightly throughout December

Closures will take place from 9 p.m.-5 a.m. between Dec. 1-22 and Dec. 27-30.

The school board will consider whether to call a special election to fill the vacancy or make an appointment. (Zara Flores/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Reclaimed Resale is hosting its grand opening Dec. 2. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Reclaimed Resale hosting grand opening and ribbon cutting Dec. 2

All proceeds from the boutique-style resale shop will benefit the Tomball Pregnancy Center.

Site work is ongoing at the northeast corner of Cypress Rosehill Road and the Grand Parkway on the border of Tomball and Cypress to add infrastructure and stormwater detention areas for a future retail development. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)
Retail, multifamily development likely at northeast corner of Cypress Rosehill Road, Grand Parkway

Site work is ongoing at the northeast corner of Cypress Rosehill Road and the Grand Parkway on the border of Tomball and Cypress.

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Several Texas police departments received $7,500 to be used for purchasing and strengthening K-9 units. (Jishnu Nair/Community Impact Newspaper)
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The departments received $7,500 to be used for purchasing and strengthening K-9 units.

Tomball City Council approved a development agreement with Lovett Industrial for 240 acres at Hwy. 249, Rocky Road Nov. 29. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)
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