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Mothers’ Milk Bank at Austin to move to Dillard Circle this spring

Mothers’ Milk Bank at Austin, the largest milk bank in the country, is relocating from 2911 Medical Arts St., Ste. 12, Austin, to 5925 Dillard Circle, Austin, this spring. Once open, the new 15,000-square-foot facility will allow Mothers’ Milk Bank to upscale milk production and provide better resources on parental breast feeding challenges. 512-494-0800.... more

Toyota of Plano plans to relocate to SH 121 from Preston Road, creating 40 new jobs

Toyota of Plano is relocating from 1001 Preston Road, Plano, to 6888 SH 121, Plano. The new dealership is expected to be open in January 2018 and add at least 40 new jobs to this location. Once complete, Toyota of Plano will be built on 15 acres of land with 405,000 square feet of building and service capacity. 888-255-3154.... more

Zip2Zip expands to offer room rentals, virtual assistance and a referral program on Spicewood Springs Road

In November, Zip2Zip began offering new services, including rentals of a conference room and three offices, virtual assistance, printing, scanning, faxing and personalized gifts. The store, located at 8650 Spicewood Springs Road, Ste. 145, Austin, is owned by LySa Nguyen and Thuy Bui. They recently started a referral program.... more
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Restaurant and bar concept, Cookbook, to open in the city’s New Central Library on Cesar Chavez Street

ELM Restaurant Group, the team behind downtown Austin’s Easy Tiger Bake Shop & Beer Garden, Irene’s and 24 Diner, announced in December it has partnered with the city of Austin to open Cookbook, a restaurant and bar concept in September within the city’s New Central Library at 710 W. Cesar Chavez St., Austin. With a cookbook and literary theme, the counter-service eatery will have a market feel, offer a variety of styles and incorporate organic and farm-to-table components whenever... more

Perfect Pooch Mobile and Shop Grooming marks its 15-year anniversary

Perfect Pooch Mobile and Shop Grooming celebrates its 15th anniversary in February. The business provides dog-grooming services by individual appointments and welcomes dogs with special needs or grooming anxieties. Perfect Pooch serves customers in North Austin, Pflugerville and Round Rock. 512-680-4952.... more

Relax Myora Spa Lounge now open on Plano’s Ohio Drive

Relax Myora Spa Lounge opened its first location in Plano at 8500 Ohio Drive, Ste. 800, on Jan. 21. The spa offers massages, facials and hair removal provided by therapists who have background knowledge in muscle manipulation, rehab, esthetic, spa and wellness techniques. 972-589-9790.... more
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Ella Eyes vision care center buys Pearle Vision in Tomball

Pearle Vision was purchased by Dr. Diana Ngo’s practice, Ella Eyes, in November. The vision care center, located at 28429 Business 249, Tomball, offers eye exams, contacts and glasses. Ngo has a second practice at 1325 S. Voss Road, Houston. 281-351-0871.... more

Taco restaurant Buzzy Tacos now open inside Broadway Street’s Valero gas station

Buzzy Tacos opened Jan. 16 at 2527 E. Broadway St., Pearland. The taco restaurant opened inside of the Valero gas station, and offers a variety of menu items for breakfast and lunch, including tacos, gorditas, quesadillas and fajitas. The dining establishment is operated by Taqueria Alexandra’s. 281-948-9382.... more

Milano Furniture now open on Hwy. 6 in Missouri City

Milano Furniture opened in December 7746 Hwy. 6, Ste. F, Missouri City. The store, owned by Tonny Augustine, sells modern living room furniture, some tables and chairs, frames, paintings and lamps.... more
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First Cypress Xfinity store opens tomorrow with celebratory event

Comcast will unveil a new Xfinity store tomorrow, Feb. 18, at 15055 Fairfield Meadows Drive, Ste. 200, Cypress. The 4,500-square-foot store will be the first of it's kind in the Cypress area. Customers can come to the store to get help, pay bills, return equipment, resolve issues and experience the latest products and technologies, officials said. The new store is also a part of Comcast's efforts to improve customer service and opens with a goal of getting to each customer in less than 10... more

Inspired Preschool coming soon to Spring area for ages 6 weeks to 5 years old

Inspired Preschool will open in August at TC Jester Blvd. and Spring Cypress Road. The school will serve ages six weeks to 5 years old. The pre-toddler program (up to 18 months of age) offers play activities as well as technology, art and Spanish-speaking opportunities. The toddler program offers content in math, reading, writing, science and social studies. Pre-registration is held online and is also held onsite the first Saturday of every month from 10 a.m.-noon. 713-992-5714.... more

Authenticated Reality, a transparent internet experience company, now headquartered on Congress Avenue in Austin

Chris Ciabarra, Darin Andersen and Jessica Strickland launched Authenticated Reality, a new company aimed at creating a transparent internet experience, on Feb. 13. Headquartered on the 14th floor of 600 Congress Ave., Austin, the company’s products include a closed beta version of The New Internet, a secure online community aimed at preventing fraudulent activity on the web. Authenticated Reality also has offices in San Diego and San Francisco.... more
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Luxury dog facility D Pet Hotels coming to Hwy. 71 this April

D Pet Hotels, a luxury dog facility offering all-suite boarding, day care, grooming and chauffer services, will open at 7107 W. Hwy. 71, Austin, in April. The hotel will offer more than 2,000 square feet of indoor, temperature-controlled play space, and it will have staff on-site 24 hours a day.... more

United Heritage Credit Union celebrates 60 years of business this month

United Heritage Credit Union celebrates its 60th anniversary in February. The credit union has 12 branches in Central Texas, including a North Austin location at 12208 N. Mopac, Austin. 512-435-4545.... more

Mediterranean restaurant Tillery Kitchen & Bar now open on Cesar Chavez Street

Casual Mediterranean restaurant Tillery Kitchen & Bar opened Jan. 13 at 3201 E. Cesar Chavez St., Austin. Featuring an enclosed dining area and a large outdoor patio with views of the Colorado River, the restaurant—owned by Austinite Daniel Keshvari— includes dishes such as bruschetta, fettuccine, chicken liver pate and skewers marinated and served with housemade pita and garnish. 512-524-0580.... more
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Resurrection Episcopal Church to hold services at Haun Elementary School in Plano

Resurrection Episcopal Church is expected to open at Haun Elementary School, 4500 Quincy Lane, Plano, on April 16. The missional church plant does not have a church building yet but meets at various locations in West Plano. When the church opens at Haun Elementary School, services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Sundays. 972-898-2728.... more

Brunchner by Tamale Place food truck now selling fresh breakfast and lunch goods in Georgetown

After two years of selling items at the Wolf Ranch Farmers Market, Tamale Place of Texas brought a food truck to the Georgetown area in January. Offering all-natural and fresh-from-scratch family recipes, Brunchner by Tamale Place has menu items that include breakfast tacos, tamales and fresh salsas as well as empanadas. The food truck is at San Gabriel Food Park from Wednesday-Friday and the Wolf Ranch Farmers Market on Saturdays for breakfast and lunch.... more

Stripes convenience store and gas station opens in Missouri City at FM 1092 and Cartwright Road intersection

Stripes opened a convenience store and gas station at 3818 Cartwright Road, Missouri City, on Jan. 26. The location also has a Laredo Taco Company outpost as part of a partnership between the two brands for Stripes’ Texas and Louisiana stores. The new 7,000-square feet Stripes location has 16 gas pumps, an outdoor seating area and a “ wall” of fountain drink choices.... more
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LeBlanc’s Crawfish House moves from Hockley to Tomball on FM 2920

LeBlanc’s Crawfish House relocated from 21835 FM 2920, Hockley, to 19530 FM 2920, Tomball, in mid-January. The Cajun eatery offers a selection of boiled seafood and sides. 713-396-9364.... more

Phone service provider MetroPCS now open on Broadway Street in Pearland

Owner Jawad Awan held a grand opening for MetroPCS at 8416 Broadway St., Ste. 130, Pearland, on Jan. 3. The national phone service provider offers cellphone plans, phones, accessories and services. The new location is the fourth authorized dealer in Pearland. 832-512-7744.... more

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