Lakewood Towne Square — Grant and Malcomson roads

Athletic

1. Participants at United Studios of Self Defense, a martial arts school, learn about self-defense. 281-251-1225, www.ussd.com

2. New Vibe Dance and Aerobics offers classes for children, teenagers and adults through its Cypress studio. 281-236-2655, www.newvibedance.com

3. Ashley Smith offers pilates and piloxing classes through her business, Trinity Pilates, six days a week. 832-717-6314, www.trinitypilatestx.com

Beauty

4. De'paris Nails offers traditional nail salon services such as manicures and pedicures. 832-717-5774

5. A combination spa and boutique, customers can find massage therapy such as Swedish massages, aroma therapy and stone massages at Tangles Retreat. The boutique section of the store offers handbags, sunglasses and jeans. 281-370-0070, www.tanglesretreat.com

6. Up in Tangles Salon offers haircuts, highlights, coloring, smoothing and waxing services. The salon also offers makeup, bridal services and hair extensions. 281-655-7374, www.upintangles.com

Dining

7. From daily lunch specials to Saturday breakfast to custom desserts, the Bake Shoppe and Caf in Cypress has something for everyone. In addition to catering services, the Bake Shoppe also offers frozen casseroles such as chicken pot pie, meat loaf and chicken enchiladas. 281-320-2253,www.bakeshoppeandcafe.com

8. Kilburn's Tavern and Grille offers several types of tavern burgers, fish and chips, crab cakes and a large variety of other options for lunch and dinner. The restaurant also has bottled and draft beers available, along with a selection of custom cocktails. 281-257-3747, www.kilburnstavern.com

9. Authentic Italian food is served up at La Parmigiana Italian Oven. Dishes such as manicotti, ravioli, lasagna, pizza and calzones are just a few of the options on the menu at the local eatery. 281-251-6163, www.laparmigianaoven.com

10. Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt offers a variety of frozen yogurt flavors, ranging from red velvet to brownie batter to strawberry. 832-559-8325, www.orangeleafyogurt.com

11. Sushi and Grill offers a selection of sushi rolls and plates. The restaurant is also BYOB. 281-257-2208

Education

12. Little Beakers gives children ways to learn more about science either through mini-camps, on-site science labs, birthday parties or after-school clubs. 281-401-9501, www.littlebeakers.com

Medical

13. Lakewood Eye Care offers services such as eye examinations, treatment of eye disease, glaucoma, dry eye and refractive surgery. 281-357-9220, www.lakewoodeyecare.com

Retail

14. The Artist Within offers courses in watercolor, pastel, drawing, acrylic and oil. During the summer months, classes for children are held throughout the week. 281-370-9336, www.artistwithin.net

15. Donna's Gifts and Home Dcor has custom-made crosses, angel figurines, candles and home decorations. 281-257-2636, www.donnasgiftsandhomedecor.com

16. Circle R. Studios takes professional photographs for high school seniors, children, families and headshots. 281-257-1972, www.circler-studios.com

This is a sample of businesses and organizations in the area. The list is not comprehensive.

By Marie Leonard
Marie came to Community Impact Newspaper in June 2011 after starting her career at a daily newspaper in East Texas. She worked as a reporter and editor for the Cy-Fair edition for nearly 5 years covering Harris County, Cy-Fair ISD, and local development and transportation news. She then moved to The Woodlands edition and covered local politics and development news in the master-planned community before being promoted to managing editor for the South Houston editions in July 2017.