Woodridge Plaza Part I

The largest shopping center in Oak Ridge North, the Woodridge Plaza features dozens of retailers, restaurants and other businesses along the I-45 northbound feeder road between Robinson Road and Lake Woodlands Drive.

Retail

1. AMF Woodlands Lanes features bowling on 40 lanes, as well as pool and arcade-style games. The location offers a variety of snacks and beverages while showcasing live sporting events on six flat-screen TVs. 27000 I-45 N. 281-367-1277. www.amf.com/woodlandslanes

2. Carol's Lighting and Fan offers indoor and outdoor lighting, portable lamps, ceiling fans, landscape lighting, cabinet lighting and home dcor, such as mirrors, accents and accessories. 27132 I-45 N. 281-363-0114. www.kichlerlightingshowrooms.com

3. One of two Greater Houston area locations, Fabrics & More features a wide variety of blinds, shades and shutters, with free in-home consultations from staff. The store also offers free samples, measuring and installation on the purchase of five or more blinds. 27144 I-45 N. 281-292-8855. www.fabricsnmoretx.com

4. One of 18 Texas locations, Chair King Backyard Store sells a variety of outdoor patio furniture, including lounges, patio tables, hammocks, recliners, barstools, benches, swings and fountains. Chair King also offers grills and grill accessories and outdoor dcor. 27200 I-45 N. 281-298-1300. www.chairking.com

5. Office Depot provides office and school supplies, as well as a variety of paper products, ink and toner, cleaning products, and office furniture. Office Depot also sells office technology, such as computers, tablets, printers, software and computer accessories. 27500 I-45 N. 281-367-2766. www.officedepot.com

6. With more than 3,000 frames and 2,000 original oil paintings in store, Art Outlet offers framing, decorating assistance, mirrors and canvas stretching. All frames are made from wood, and Art Outlet can match any color or fabric with sizes ranging from 8 inches by 10 inches to 48 inches by 72 inches. 27510 I-45 N. 281-292-0498. www.artoutletwoodlands.comxxxx

7. Oreck Clean Home Center sells Oreck products, including vacuum cleaners, floor care machines, steam mops, air purifiers, cleaning products and other accessories. The store also repairs all major vacuum brands. 27518 I-45 N. 281-367-2840. www.oreckstore.com

8. For more than 30 years, M. Fatheree Interiors has served south Montgomery County, offering a variety of furniture, window treatments, floral designs, oriental rugs and complete design services. The business also provides construction services, including home planning, furnishing, plumbing and electrical needs, stone selections, and trim. 27582 I-45 N. 281-296-9300. www.mfathereeinteriors.com

9. Based on 25 years of research and experience, bird products offered by Wild Birds Unlimited include feeders, houses, baths, and other hardware and accessories. Wild Birds also sells binoculars and books on birdwatching, while providing bird education to communities. 27590 I-45 N. 281-298-7900. www.wbu.com

10. Cunningham Gas Products offers gas, electric and charcoal grills, as well as outdoor kitchen equipment, outdoor fireplaces, ice chests and coolers, outdoor lighting, furnishings, outdoor air conditioners and grill, and fireplace accessories. 27602 I-45 N. 281-296-8688. www.cunninghamliving.com

11. Opened in 2001, Cassio Creations specializes in distinctive, custom jewelry designed and crafted in-house by owners Craig and Michelle Cassio. The family-owned and operated jeweler also sells stock jewelry, including top brands of watches, necklaces and rings while offering watch repair, appraisals, estate liquidation and scrap metal purchase. 27622 I-45 N. 281-419-4200. www.cassiocreations.com

12. Mattress Firm offers mattresses from the top mattress manufacturers, as well as frames, pillows and other bed accessories. 27700 I-45 N. 281-367-1186. www.mattressfirm.com

13. Baby's & Kid's 1st Furniture sells a variety of furniture, bedding, lamps and accessories, while offering Internet shower registry, layaway, loaner programs and customer bedding assistance. 27702 I-45 N. 281-866-8700. www.babys1st.com

14. Owner James Anson opened Global Leader Aquatics on July 14, specializing in saltwater tanks, tropical fish and live coral reefs. The store also offers freshwater tanks, aquarium maintenance and set ups, and another aquarium accessories. 27718 I-45 North. 281-419-8882. www.glaquatics.com

Dining

15. Chi Japanese Cuisine serves an extensive menu of Japanese favorites, including a wide array of sushi, sashimi, distinctive rolls, teppanyaki and fried rice, as well as soups, salads, bento dinner boxes and appetizers. Chi also offers a variety of drink options, including a varied wine list, martinis, cocktails, beer and sake. 27100 I-45 N. 281-419-1166. www.chijapanesecuisine.com

16. Serving south Montgomery County since 1994, Pallotta's Italian Grill serves up Italian classics, such as chicken parmesan, fettuccine alfredo, manicotti and lasagna, as well as several distinctive pasta and pizza dishes, sandwiches, healthy options, and a varied wine list. Pallotta's new banquet room seats 65 with its own bar, LED TV and sound system. 27606 I-45 N. 281-364-9555. www.pallottasitaliangrill.com

17. With more than a dozen Greater Houston area locations, Pappas Bar-B-Q serves up barbecue favorites, such as ribs, sausage, brisket, chicken and pulled pork, as well as burgers, sandwiches, salads, breakfast options and sides. The location offers a drive-thru for customers on the go. 27752 I-45 N. 281-363-2647. www.pappasbbq.comxxxx

Beauty

18. Villa Salons and hair artist Heidi Sanchez offer a full-service salon and waxing bar, with services including haircuts, color, highlights, styles, straighteners and waxing. All services provide a free consultation with an appointment. 27176 I-45 N. 832-585-3445. www.iamyourhairartist.com

Health and Fitness

19. Offering state-of-the-art dialysis, Dialyspa provides flexible scheduling and patient comfort, with touch-screen Internet access, flat-screen televisions and heated, massaging dialysis chairs. 27172 I-45 N. 832-442-2500. www.dialyspa.com

20. Serving the community since 1985, ATA Martial Arts and head instructor David Berry have offered martial arts for people of all ages. ATA's Karate for Kids program emphasizes self-confidence, bully awareness, self-discipline and self-defense, while the business also offers a kickboxing program, an adult Taekwondo program and a Tiny Tigers program for children ages 3-6. 27626 I-45 N. 281-465-1711. www.texasata.com

Services

21. Serving south Montgomery County for nine years, Micro Integration Services provides a variety of computer services, including on-site and in-house repairs, networking and office services. 27136 I-45 N. 281-465-8611

22. H&R Block Premium and its tax professionals provide tax preparation services, W-2 early access, second look review and an extended service plan, as well as audit services, small businesses services, tax refund settlement options and H&R Block bank products. 27140 I-45 N. 281-367-5895. www.hrblock.com

23. Elite Tailor specializes in tailoring and alteration services for men and women, including leather, formal dresses and bridal gowns. 27506 I-45 N. 832-663-0681. www.elitetailorbymiriam.com

24. Prime Lending and its mortgage experts provide home loan options for homeowners looking to buy, rent, refinance or renovate their homes. 27714 I-45 N. 281-681-6500. www.primelending.com

25. AAA Texas, LLC provides a variety of insurance options, as well as travel and automotive services and membership discounts. 27726 I-45 N. 713-834-3200. www.texas.aaa.com

26. Offering a variety of financial investment services, Edward Jones Investments provides help and education on retirement, estates considerations, insurance savings, trust managements and other investment opportunities. 27730 I-45 N. 281-419-9400. www.edwardjones.com

By Matt Stephens
Matt Stephens joined Community Impact Newspaper in December 2012. A Tomball native and a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, Matt joined as a reporter for The Woodlands team before being promoted to help launch the Spring | Klein edition in spring of 2014 and later to North Houston managing editor in late 2015. He has served as managing editor to the Phoenix and Nashville papers since August 2020.


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